Healthy Halloween snacks anyone? I’m not that hard on the children when it comes to Halloween and the amount of candy they receive trick or treating. I do like to ensure they have a healthy balance though so why not make their fruit and vegetable snacks healthy and “Halloween” ready? I’m sure your kids (and you) will love these 16 recipes too.
What to keep on hand to make these Halloween Snacks
You might need to take a quick Halloween themed platter to a pot luck or school function. You might find you’ve got everything you need already in the pantry, fridge or freezer. Here are a few things to keep on hand should the need arise to make some of these snacks below.
Fruit: Bananas, grapes, olives, oranges, mandarins (clementine), blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, apples
Vegetables: Sweet potato, cauliflower, peppers, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, broccoli, jalapenos, carrots, red onion, pumpkin, avocado, radish, chives, basil
Dairy: Cheese (including string cheese), sweet or savory dip ingredients (mayonnaise, Greek yoghurt, etc), cream cheese, bocconcini,
Other: Bread base for pizza, tortilla chips, nori (seaweed) paper, popcorn, puff or filo pastry, crackers, pretzel sticks, nuts and seeds, pancake ingredients, quinoa/rice (and ingredients for stuffed peppers – including leftover rice, pasta, ground meat and veg), crescent roll dough or your own simple bread dough, peanut butter
Check out my 16 Healthy Snacks for Kids for the Holidays post here.
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