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Green Goblins

Green Goblins

This is a perfect "not too spooky" treat for younger kids, although adults will love them too. MORE+LESS-

ByGourmet Mom

Updated October 4, 2017

Ingredients

1

package marshmallows (40 large)

2

tablespoons butter or margarine

4

drops green food coloring

1

package circus peanuts candies

1

can Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Frosting Vanilla

Steps

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  • 1

    Put marshmallows and butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high power for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave 1 additional minute.

  • 2

    Remove from microwave and stir in green food coloring.

  • 3

    Pour Kix™ cereal into a large bowl. Pour marshmallow mixture over Kix™ and stir well. Let cool for 3-5 minutes.

  • 4

    After mixture has cooled slightly but is still moldable, spray hands generously with cooking spray (otherwise you'll get VERY sticky!). Scoop out 3/4 cup of the mixture and shape into a firm ball. Place on wax paper to harden.

  • 5

    Repeat with remaining Kix™ mixture and let cereal balls harden (about 30 minutes). Add 2 circus peanut candies on the bottom of each for feet.

  • 6

    Place assorted candies on the table, give each person a small bowl of vanilla icing to use as glue and let everyone create his/her own goblin!

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More About This Recipe

  • The little spooks and ghouls are coming out to play this month and it's time to have some fun in the kitchen!There are so many great Halloween treat recipes out there but there aren't very many that you can make with small children. Also, many of the Halloween treats were a little too spooky for my toddler. So, we whipped up these Green Goblins to make as a family and it was fun for all ages!In fact, my husband got so into it that in addition to decorating his goblin, he made himself a candy tooth!Not only is this an easy and tasty family activity, it's a GREAT way to clean out your pantry! We all know you have little bags of leftover snacks & candy in the corners of your pantry...you don't? Well, we certainly did and it was great fun to use them up to create these ghoulish Goblins!Grab your favorite candies and pantry ingredients and let everyone play Dr. Frankenstein and create his/her own monster! We had a ghoulishly good time!

Gourmet Mom on-the-Go

It's time to make some Green Goblins !
This is a perfect "not-too-spooky" treat for younger kids, although I have to admit, the older ones seem to enjoy themselves, too. right, Gourmet Dad. (nice Tootsie Roll tooth!) We had so many laughs making these, it was a really great family activity.
This "Baby Goblin" was my favorite.
Green Goblins
Ingredients:
6 C. Kix Cereal
1 package marshmallows (about 40 large)
3 Tbs. butter or margarine
4 drops green food coloring
Wax Paper
Nonstick Cooking Spray
1 package circus peanuts (you need 2 per goblin)
1 can Pillsbury vanilla icing
assorted candies

Directions:
Put Marshmallows and butter in large mirowave-safe bowl. Microwave on high power for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave 1 additional minute. Remove from microwave and stir in green food coloring.
Place Kix cereal into your cauldron. I mean large bowl. Pour marshmallow mixture over Kix and stir well. Let cool for 3-5 minutes.After mixture has cooled slightly but is still moldable, spray hands generously with cooking spray (otherwise you'll get VERY sticky!). Scoop out 3/4 C. of the mixture and shape into a firm ball. Place on wax paper to harden. After the Goblin Bodies are set (about 30 minutes), place on top of two Circus Peanut candies. Your Goblins are ready to decorate!

(As a side note, does this look like peas and carrots to anyone else. Spooky!)

Place assorted candies in bowls on your table. Give each spook a goblin and a little bit of vanilla icing to use as "glue". Time to create! (This is also a great activity to clean out your pantry!!)


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Green Smoothies vs. Green Juice

Both healthy green smoothie recipes and green juice recipes are good for you (well, except for if you go on a long juice fast&hellip), but is one preferable to the other?

Juicing tends to strip away fiber, which means that healthy green smoothies may keep you fuller longer, says Michelle Truong-Leikauf, R.D., author of food blog Mitch in the Kitchen. Smoothies also pack maximum nutrition thanks to fibrous plant skins and pulp that contain micronutrients like carotenoids and flavonoids, which help reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

If you're a picky eater, juices may be better at diversifying and disguising plants you might not otherwise eat. "Think wheatgrass, beets, jicama, kale, cucumbers," says Kristina LaRue, R.D., L.D.N., author of food blog Love and Zest. "You may not like the taste or texture of certain fruits and vegetables, but the good news is they taste different when juiced." Plus, people with sensitive stomachs caused by conditions such as IBS or a flare-up of colitis may handle juices better than smoothies as well because they are easier to digest thanks to the lack of fiber however, Truong-Leikauf cautions against juices that are heavy on fruit due to their sugar concentration. Even these naturally occurring sugars can cause issues for those with sensitive stomachs. (Related: The Best Juice for What&rsquos Bugging You)

Ready to blend? We've collected the best healthy green smoothie recipes you can whip up at home.


Warhammer II Grom’s Cauldron Recipes

Before we jump into the recipes there are some things you should know. For example, there is a Food Merchant at Grom’s Cauldron who can teach you new recipes. However, new recipes can also be discovered by mixing different ingredients. You must combine two main ingredients to create unique recipes.

When cooking you need to keep something in mind. Each individual buff from your ingredient will be taken into account. Grom’s Cauldron recipes give Grom certain buffs and these buffs can last up to 15 turns or until you cook a new recipe. If you switch to a new recipe it’ll cost you 50 scrap, and you only cook once per turn.

There are 15 unique recipes in Total War: Warhammer II The Warden & The Paunch DLC. There are 5 types of ingredients you can use for your Grom’s Cauldron recipes. Each ingredient type is colored coded – Orange, Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green.

  • Unbreakable attribute
  • Frenzy passive
  • Fishy Breath ability
  • Perfect Vigor attribute
  • Spiky Skin passive
  • +30% missile resistance
  • +20% campaign line-of-sight
  • +10% campaign movement range
  • Attrition immunity
  • +15% physical resistance
  • +15 melee defense
  • +10% casualty replenishment rate for Goblin units
  • +10% casualty replenishment
  • Bangers & Smash ability
  • 25 charge bonus
  • Slime Smoothie ability
  • Stalk attribute
  • Goggly Glare ability
  • Terror attribute

Secret Recipes

In addition to the above-mentioned recipes, there are some secret recipes in Grom’s Cauldron as well.

  • Enables lighting strike battles when reinforcements are present – for Grom
  • 15% ambush success chance – for all armies
  • Fear attribute for Goblins and Night Goblins – all armies
  • +10% ward save – for Grom
  • Fiery Convocation spell
  • Enables flammable attacks – for Grom
  • +4 recruit rank for all units
  • -2 turns global recruitment
  • +50 unit experience gain per turn – Faction Wide
  • +15% missile strength for artillery units
  • +15% ammunition for artillery units
  • Flash Bomb ability – for Grom’s army

Need more help with the game, check out the Total War: Warhammer II Wiki.


Tips for Perfect Shamrock Veggie Skewers

Get creative with lots of different green veggies! Try green peppers, broccoli florets, zucchini, cucumbers, snow peas or sugar snap peas – whatever looks great at the store.

To make those cute shamrock shapes for the top of each skewer, green peppers work best. There are two ways to make these:

  • You can use a small, sharp, shamrock-shaped cookie cutter. (Our smaller one is about 1 3/4″, and we found that size to be perfect, but the larger, 2 1/2″ size worked well, too.) Choose a few large green peppers with nice, broad sides. Slice off the sides and use the cookie cutter to cut out shamrocks, as we did on the left in the photo above.
  • You can also buy smaller green peppers, and simply use a knife to slice them crosswise (horizontally) into thin “rings,” as we did on the right in the photo above. Green pepper slices actually look amazingly like shamrocks! When you thread these on the top of each skewer, you can even add a tiny piece of pepper underneath, to look like a stem. (My mom says she noticed this idea on Pinterest, when she saw a picture of how Gina at SkinnyTaste used pepper shamrocks to decorate the top of her Bell Pepper and Potato Frittata .) Easy and really cool – no special cookie cutter needed!

For serving, I definitely recommend a festively green dip. I mean, especially if you’re serving a leprechaun, you have to go with green! Our favorites are our Edamame Hummus and our 5-Minute Avocado Ranch Dip.

Now you’re all ready for whatever St. Patrick’s Day brings – whether it’s a trap filled with leprechauns or just an attack of the munchies! Because these healthy skewers aren’t just good fuel for mythical green dudes – they can keep you going strong all day, too. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Watch the video: The Green Goblins Last Stand 1992 (December 2021).