Healthy Halloween Treats

Posted by Elizabeth Allen on

Halloween is a festive Day that kids and parents alike enjoy!!!!!! Kids get dressed up, go to "scary" houses and collect treats; only to finish off the day with a hefty sugar crash!

Give your kids (and you) a healthy option to the Halloween holiday by planning your Halloween healthy treats in a fun way! Your kids can happily indulge in these wise decisions!

JACK-O-LANTERN FRUIT CUPS

Ingredients:

3 Medium Navel Oranges

1 cup Mixed Fruit-

Directions:

1. Slice off the tops of the oranges

2. Using a spoon, scoop out the pulp of the oranges (KEEP FOR NEXT RECIPE)

3. Cut out faces on each orange to resemble a Jack-O-Lantern

4. fill each orange with mixed fruit (of your choice) and serve

 

ORANGE FALL FRUIT SALAD

Ingredients:

Mason Jar

Pulp from Jack-O-Lantern fruit cup

Pineapple slices

Orange wedges

Greek Yogurt

Directions:

1. Mix orange pulp, pineapple slices, orange wedges together.

2. Put into Mason jar

3. Top with Greek Yogurt

 

SLITHERING SNAKE DIP

Ingredients:

Humus

Black Olives

String Cheese

Carrots

Directions:

1. Prepare by placing Humus (slightly chilled in refrigerator onto a serving platter

2. Place Black Olives in a Snake-like "S" curve.

3. Use String cheese for the Snake eyes

4. Carefully shave and slice a part of a carrot to make the snake tongue

 

CANDY CORN POPSICLES

Ingredients:

Popsicle Mold or small Dixie cup

Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt

Honey or Agave

100% Orange juice

100% Pineapple Juice

Directions:

1. Mix yogurt with honey or agave and place at the BOTTOM of the Popsicle Mold and freeze for 5 minutes before adding the next ingredient.

2. Add orange juice and Freeze for 5 minutes BEFORE adding the next ingredient

3. Add pineapple juice

4. Freeze

5. enjoy!

 

MONSTER PIE!!  (Makes one 9 inch tart)

INGREDIENTS:

(crust)
1 1/2 cup old fashion oats
4 pitted dates
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup water

(fillings)
2 avocados
1 banana
1/2 cup almond milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

(topping)
4 peeled, thinly sliced large kiwis
1/2 banana
1/2 cup raisins

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Grind 1/2 cup old fashion oats into flour using a food processor.

Process pitted dates with oat flour until small pieces form.

Add salt, cinnamon, coconut oil, remaining oats, and water to the food processor and pulse to combine (but not grind).

Spread the oatmeal mixture over the bottom and sides of a 9 inch tart pan.

Bake for 15 minutes. It should appear browned and dry.

Allow to cool before filling.

Puree the meat of the avocados and one peeled banana in a food processor.

Add in almond milk and vanilla extract and continue to process until well mixed.

Pour the green pudding onto the crust and level with a spatula.

Create monster by layering kiwi one top of the other in a spiral pattern.

Start from the outside and work your way to the center, being sure to cover the white centers of the kiwi.

Peel and thinly slice 1/2 a banana.

Arrange a few of the banana slices near the top center of the tart to form an eye ball.

Place one slice of kiwi in the center of the eyeball for an iris.

Put a couple of raisins over the white of the kiwi to make a pupil.

Cut one of the banana slices in half and place them at the top of the tart for Mike’s horns.

Cut about four banana slices into quarters (or fours).

Place them where you think teeth should go, keeping in mind that he is usually pictured with more teeth on the top row than on the bottom.

Fill the space between the rows of teeth with raisins to make the mouth appear more realistic.

Eat up!

 

SPOOKY SPIDER EGGS

Ingredients:

Twelve Hard-boiled Eggs and make Deviled Eggs

12 Black Olives

Directions:

1. Make these creepy crawly by slicing Black olives in half and placing them in the center of the Deviled Egg.

2. But the other half of olive into 4's so you can create a set of legs on one side of the spider. Repeat for the opposite side

3. Show that "Spooky Spider Egg" who's BOSS and gobble it up! 

 

EYEBALL PASTA

Ingredients:

String Cheese

Black Olives

Spinach Pasta

Your Choice of Healthy Sauce Option

Directions:

1. Snip a small portion from the string cheese. make a hole in it by placing a straw in the middle to cut, making a "white small donut shape".

2. Cut Olives into quarters and place one piece inside the string cheese.

3. Cook your spinach pasta, and top with healthy sauce

4. Place the "Eyeballs" on top of the pasta sauce


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