10 Healthy Halloween Treat Alternatives
It’s that sugar-filled time of year everyone looks forward to. But sometimes the over-indulging in these bite sized treats can be a bit much. If you’re looking to replace the sugar overload in the days before Halloween with a healthier option, here are 10 easy Halloween treat alternatives you can add to the mix.
1. Candy Corn Fruit Pops
A yummy popsicle without the candy or dyes. It gets is sweetness from natural fruits and its creaminess from a healthier option—Greek yogurt!
2. Apple Monsters
It’s the Granny Smith apple you know and love—only scarier! This snack combines all the best things: peanut butter, strawberries, sunflower seeds and apples!
3. Halloween Guacamonsters
Regular potato chips got nothing on this superfood dip! This super simple recipe requires corn chips and the star ingredient is avocado.
4. Jack O’ Lantern Oranges
Here is a fun and easy treat to throw in your kid’s lunch box. The best part? All you need for this snack is a mandarin orange and black marker.
5. Witches’ Broom Snack
These snacks are sure to get swept up in no time! These cheesy veggie snacks are perfect for snacking on while watching your favourite spooky Halloween movie.
6. Roasted Red Pepper Deviled Eggs
These protein bites look exactly like pumpkins! They are colored orange from the bright red peppers and yellow yolks and make for a great appy. Try setting a plate of these out instead of a bowl of candy.
7. Zucchini Eyeballs
A perfect supper idea! These zucchini eyeballs are high in vitamin C and are a good source of manganese and vitamin A—meaning they are healthy for your real eyes too!
8. Boonana Ghosts
White chocolate meets banana—what could be better? These scary frozen treats have just the right amount of Halloween chocolately goodness.
9. Spiders on a Log
This after-school classic gets a creepy crawly twist for Halloween. Not only is it easy to make (you only need 2 ingredients; plus the spiders), but it is packed with protein making it delicious and nutritious!
10. Black and Orange Fruit Dippers
Well…. It is still Halloween! We can’t get rid of all the chocolate. So here is a super yummy, refreshing, and balanced way to enjoy it!