Healthy Halloween Snacks

I appreciate quick and easy recipes, especially those where my busy toddler can help. Here are some hauntingly healthy ideas for your Halloween party.

Itsy Bitsy Spiders

Spiders On A Log

Add a little bit of Halloween to an all-time favorite snack at our house. Don’t forget to practice the Itsy Bitsy Spider rhyme as kids gobble down these yummy treats.

Ingredients: celery sticks, peanut or almond butter, plastic spiders

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Directions: Cut celery sticks into bite-sized logs. Fill each log with peanut or almond butter. Decorate this protein-rich snack with plastic spiders. Kids would be happy to help with this part. Just remember not to eat the spiders!

Cheesy Broomsticks

Cheese Broom Sticks

High in protein, low in calories. These easy to make treats will fly off the plate!

Ingredients: mozzarella cheese sticks, pretzel sticks, chives (optional)

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Directions: Cut each mozzarella stick in three pieces. Then cut up the lower parts of each piece to make it look like a broom. Ask your kids to assist with inserting a pretzel stick into the cheese broom. It’s easy and fun to do! As an option, you may decorate broomstick by tying a chive around the top of the broom.

Banana Ghosts and Orange Pumpkins

Banana Ghosts and Orange Pumpkins

This scary healthy dessert is a treat to prepare. Unleash kids’ creativity as you fill their tummies with vitamins and fiber.

Ingredients: bananas, chocolate chips, clementines, celery sticks

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Directions: Peel bananas and cut them in halves. Then press three chocolate chips in a triangular pattern to identify ghost’s eyes and mouth. While kids are busy decorating bananas, insert pre-cut celery strips into peeled clementines to make pumpkins. Stand banana ghosts on a plate along with your orange pumpkins. Voila!

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