Is the abundance of Halloween treats overflowing from the grocery store isles and into your cart? It can be very tempting when you’re walking past the endless displays of fall-themed sweets. Here are some ways to fight the temptation and come up with your own healthy versions of Halloween-themed treats!
Mini Caramel Apple Bites: Apples are a healthy addition to any diet. And yes, this does have caramel. But a little bit doesn’t hurt, right? Fun tip: Finish it off with a few sprinkles! Check out this festive recipe and get making! Also, try this healthy recipe to make your own caramel!
Candy Corn Fruit Cup: Replace your candy corn with fruit and still stay in the Halloween theme. Try layering bananas or pineapple bits in the bottom of a clear cup. Next add orange slices or tangerines, then swirl some plain or vanilla yogurt. Top it off with a candy corn for fun!
Boo-nana Pops: Start by cutting your banana in half (lengthwise) and putting it on a popsicle stick. Next, cover the banana with plain or vanilla yogurt, add two mini chocolate chips for eyes and pop it in the freezer for a few hours.
Monster Apple Mouths: Start by cutting an apple into pieces. Next, spread peanut butter generously over one side of each apple piece. Add whole peanuts in the center and voila!
String Cheese Broom Sticks: Three simple ingredients and you are good to go! Check out this creative and easy recipe to get in the Halloween spirit and add a little fun to your kids lunches!
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How do you get into the spirit while staying healthy? Share your tricks and treats in the comments section below!