BOO! 13 Healthy Halloween Treats

The days where you’d fill a pillowcase or plastic pumpkin chock-full of candy are long gone. But even as a grown-up, it doesn’t truly feel like Halloween until you’ve enjoyed at least a few treats. So how can you indulge your sweet tooth without going overboard?

Banana Ghosts and Orange Pumpkins Boo! Turn bananas into spooky ghosts with chocolate chip eyes and mouths made from chocolate covered raisins. Make a pumpkin patch out of peeled clementines or tangerines. Just use a sprig of celery in the center for the stem!

Healthy Halloween Treats

Jack-o’-Lantern Fruit Cups Add color and fun to your Halloween with these smiling jack-o’-lantern faces carved into navel oranges. Slice off the tops of the oranges, scoop out the pulp, use a paring knife to cut out jack-o’-lantern faces, and fill with grapes and/or mixed berries.

Halloween Fruit Cup

Mummified Apples Googly eyes and gauze tape turn green apples into mummies that are almost too cute to bite into.

Halloween treat - Mummy Apples

Orange You Lovin’ Fall Fruit Salad Save the pulp from your jack-o’-lantern fruit cups to make this fruit salad. Fill small mason jars with pineapple slices, orange wedges, and top with Greek yogurt.

Healthy Halloween Treat

Candy Corn Popsicles Here’s a healthier spin on candy corn! These colorful homemade popsicles are made from pineapple juice, orange juice, and yogurt. We want the popsicles! Click here to get the recipe.

Slithering Snake Dip Eek! What is lurking in your hummus? A slithering snake made from black olives! Cute Food for Kids carved beady eyes from string cheese and added a carrot tongue. Even those who hate serpents will love this little guy.

Healthy Halloween Treat - Snake in Hummus

Monster Pie Kids will love this Monsters, Inc. tart because it’s so darn cute, and well, because it’s dessert! Visit Creative and Healthy Fun Food to get this recipe that’s got a filling made from avocado, banana, and almond milk!

Heathy Halloween Treat

Spooky Spider Eggs Deviled eggs (like these) get extra creepy-crawly when they’re topped with spiders. To make eight scary spider eggs, cut 12 black olives in half vertically. Place one half in the center of each egg to form the body, then slice each remaining olive half into four sections to create legs. Shiver.

Halloween Deviled Eggs

Ghoulish Hard-Boiled Eggs Let your kids in on the decorating fun! Use black foodsafe ink pens to draw ghostly faces on white hard-boiled eggs. This example from Wit & Whistle shows how simple – and cute! – each drawing can be.

Halloween Eggs

Frankenstein’s Monster Is this a trick or a treat? This veggie tray made to look like Frankenstein’s monster is a little bit of both. Let your kids play with their food to help create this healthy platter and they might just be tricked into eating their veggies.

Halloween Veggies

Eyeball Pasta Start off a night of trick-or-treating with this clever eyeball pasta! Visit Spend with Pennies to see how she used string cheese, black olives, and a straw to create eyeballs of different sizes that stare out of ghoulishly green spinach pasta.

Halloween Eyeball Pasta

Jack-o’-Lantern Clementines Pick up a foodsafe pen and the whole family can have fun decorating the skin of clementines, tangerines, or oranges with spooky or smiling faces. Pop these into lunch boxes the week leading up to Halloween.

Pumpkin Veggie Tray This veggie platter is a Halloween party essential! Mom Endeavors shares some tips for constructing this spooky pumpkin from baby carrots and black olives. The stem can be made from broccoli, the end of cucumber, or a celery stick. Serve with Slithering Snake Dip!

Halloween Veggies Tray


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