Halloween is often a time when truck loads of Halloween candy magically appears in your houshold and sometimes even haunts you from the freezer weeks later. But this year is going to be all about finding a better balance between healthy bites and sweet treats! Kick your fall off on a healthy note by getting friends and family into the kitchen for these Halloween-inspired recipes!
1. Squash Soup in Pumpkin Bowls
As the leaves start to tumble, a flavorful fall soup is just what you need to get into the season! This yummy soup is just what the fam needs to warm your insides, make your taste buds dance, and get a healthy dose of vitamin C and A, fiber, potassium, and folate!
2. Darkly Delicious Apples
What’s Halloween without a little chocolate? Make your candied apples healthier this year by dipping them in antioxidant-rich dark chocolate. Not only will you save the kids a few empty calories, they’ll be a sweet treat you can make together!
3. Ghoulish Skeleton Quesadilla for Halloween
As kids run in and out of the house all day, it can be hard to get them to sit down even for a snack! Luckily this fun recipe only has three ingredients and takes less than five minutes to make! Swap flour tortillas for spinach or sprout tortillas for an even healthier variation!
4. Saucy Spider with Hairy Leg Sticks