Healthy Halloween Food and Tips for a Fun Festive Holiday

Healthy Halloween Food and Tips for a Fun Festive Holiday

Creepy Crawlers Healthy Halloween Food and Tips for a Fun Festive Holiday

Healthy Halloween Food to Keep Nutrition Fun!

Yes, you can have easy healthy recipes and still enjoy healthy Halloween food.  Halloween is a fun festive holiday for kids of all ages. But, it can be difficult to navigate the extra candy and sweets at every turn. Moderation is key but how about a few options to substitute those high sugar treats. Here are a few healthy tips to keep your Halloween full of treats without the tricks!



  • Make sure there is a healthy option at the party you are attending by offering to bring the veggie platter – get creative and lay the chopped veggies in the shape of a spooky skeleton – bell pepper strips as ribs, celery stalks as limbs, sliced mushrooms has hips….
  • These days there are so many options of toys and trinkets to buy in bulk and hand out on healthy Halloween food – plastic spider rings, fun temporary tattoos – I still love the idea that my elderly neighbors growing up always gave us a roll of pennies!

Healthy Halloween Food jack o latern grilled cheese kid's halloween sandwhich

Easy Healthy Halloween Recipes for Your Kid’s Lunch

  • Bringing a snack or treat to your child’s class? Simply pick up a bag of easy-to-peel seedless, seasonal Satsuma’s and draw an easy little jack-o-lantern on the peel with a black permanent marker – also, can do the same with single serve fruit bowls.
  • Have fun with healthy Halloween food in school lunches or evening meals this month – easily turn that plain grilled cheese or quesadilla into a fun jack-o-lantern face with a few easy cuts.
  • Peanut butter, whole grain bread, carrot sticks and raisins turn into a fun kid spider sandwich snack in minutes! And go ahead and make a Slice and Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake spider web while you’re at it!

Healthy Halloween Food chocolate chip cookie cake spider web

Check out more Halloween fun for all ages!



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Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
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