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8 Healthy Halloween Snacks for Kids!

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Halloween is the season of endless candy!  Candy corn,  candy bars and so many other sugary treats.

Here is a list of yummy and fun Halloween Treats that are healthy!  It’s a great time to let kids know that while treats and candy are great, good food can be fun too!  Read below for some great ideas!

Do you have any special Halloween or fall snacks you like to prepare?  Add your own great tips in the comments below!

1.  Banana Ghosts:  Half of a banana decorated with chocolate chips, edible google eyes or a little frosting makes for a cute and healthy treat!apples with peanut butter and food

2.  Orange Pumpkins:  Little mandarins or clementines are easily turned into cute little pumpkins with just a simple stalk of celery poked in the top!

3. Cheese String Fingers:  Cheese strings and sliced almonds become cheesy witches fingers in just seconds!  Press a slice of almond into the end of the cheese stringer for the nail and cut little slits in the cheese string for knuckles. Love these!

4. Apple Monster Mouths:  Cut an apple into quarters, remove the seeds and remove a wedge from each.  Fill the mouth with peanut butter and yogurt covered raisins or almonds.

5. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds:  For older kids, roasted pumpkin seeds are a deliciously healthy snack!  To roast your own pumpkin seeds, preheat the oven to 300°F.  Wash your seeds removing any pumpkin pulp, toss with a little bit of olive oil and a pinch of salt.  Bake 45 minutes.

6.  Pumpkin Pie Dip:  This is a delicious dip for fruit or graham crackers…  and pumpkin is full of fiber and vitamins!  Pumpkin Pie Dip recipe here!

7.  Spider Deviled Eggs:  Make a traditional deviled egg.  Chop a black olive in half.  The first half will be the body. Slice legs out of the other half.

8.  Witches Brooms Cheese & Pretzels:   Here’s another adorable idea!  Pretzels & string cheese make a yummy little witches broom snack!  Fun for any age!

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  1. Hi,

    Just wanted to thank you for these great Halloween ideas. I’m really short on time at the moment but didn’t want to give the kids just shop bought candy, these are perfect as they are not too difficult.

    I have added a link to this post on my blog, I hope that is ok.