Welcome to the haunted house of GetHealthyU, where we have treats that are sure to trick your family and guests! What’s the trick, you ask? Halloween gone healthy. We all know Halloween is notorious for sugar-laden sweets and candies, but we’ve decided you can whip out a few tricks as to make this holiday a little less spooky. These 13 healthy halloween snack ideas and dessert recipes will fool anyone who believes healthy can’t be decadent. Happy Hallo-lean!
McDonald’s may offer a tempting toy with its Happy Meal fries, but we can guarantee they don’t offer cute pumpkin shapes and a big dose of immune boosting beta-carotene thanks to the sweet potato!
Itty-bitty candy corn contains a not so itty-bitty list of questionable ingredients. Corn syrup, dextrose, yellow 6, and artificial flavoring just to name a few. These cute candy corn popsicles on the other hand? Yogurt, orange juice, and pineapple juice!
Be the cool parent and make these pumpkin peppers for a pre-trick or treating dinner. Your kids may actually eat their veggies when a frightful, but festive face is staring them down!
4. Banana Ghost Pops
Simple, scary, and scrumptious, these simple banana ghost pops are so simple to make. Simply freeze halved banana with a popsicle stick until solid (4+ hours or overnight), dunk in vanilla yogurt (or melted white chocolate if you want to be extra decadent), place mini chocolate chips in the eyes and re-freeze. Boo!
Oh, bloody fingernails aren’t your thing? Ours either. But this simple snack is tempting enough to look past its creepiness and feast on a phalange or two.
These yummy mummies make a perfect healthy lunch for the little ones or a creepy appetizer for dressed up adults!
Bats are basically horrible outside any context other than this recipe. But thanks to some chocolate and cookies, we will gladly look at (and gobble up!) these gluten, egg, and dairy-free bats without thinking twice!
Hypothetically speaking, if you were a spider, you’d want to trap a batch of these mini cheesecakes in your web all for yourself. Each one is gluten-free, 130 calories, and tastes great with a side of flies!
Frankenstein has never had rap for being cute…until now. These little kiwi monsters that you kind of want to cuddle with are chalked full of vitamin C and Instagrammable good looks!
We were unaware that mummies watched their weight. But apparently they do, and they’re skinny and still eat cake!
Just because something looks scary doesn’t mean it needs to be made with scary—aka artificial—ingredients. These healthy creatures are made with apples, strawberry jam, nut butter, almonds, and chocolate!
Your office’s annual Halloween costume party just went up two notches with the arrival of your dip…this dip! The haunted hummus takes only ten minutes to make and is filled with fiber and protein.
You can’t share this treat with your entire family, but for the 21 and over crowd, this scary sipper will be a Halloween hit!