Happy, Healthy Halloween!

Join me for LIFESTYLE CHANGE’s monthly, online cooking event on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26 at 7 PM. This special autumn theme for our virtual class with Granetta Coleman of Rooted Dish is one the entire family will enjoy!

Please register for the event in advance HERE. The ingredients needed for these fun, flavorful, and nutritious snacks are below.

Date Snickers

Adapted from eatingbirdfood.com https://www.eatingbirdfood.com


10 Medjool dates

2 tablespoons peanut butter

¼ cup chopped or crushed peanuts

½ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chunks or chocolate chips


If you have a peanut allergy, any nut butter and nut will work as a replacement!

Sweet Potato Jack-O-Lanterns

Adapted from Jill from Simply Jillicious


medium sweet potatoes

olive oil (or your cooking oil, avocado, grapeseed, etc.) sea salt

Witch Guacamole Dip

Adapted from Spicy Southern Kitchen


  • ripe avocados halved and pitted
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8-ounce vegan flavored cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup salsa verde
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • to 4 carrots, peeled and cut into sticks
  • 1/2 a bag of blue tortilla chips
  • small sweet pickle
  • 2 sliced green bell pepper, 2 sliced yellow bell pepper, 1 sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 canned black olive
  • 1 green pea

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Adapted from https: /healthyrecipesblogs.com/roasted-pumpkin-seeds/#recipe


  • Medium-sized pumpkin
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds, rinsed and dried on a clean kitchen towel
  • (4 oz) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt or ½ teaspoon fine salt (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika or chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (up to ½ teaspoon if you like your food spicy)

We look forward to seeing you virtually for an entertaining evening of learning and cooking. 

Yours in health,