3 Healthy Halloween Treats You Will Love
It’s Halloween already and your body nearly goes into a sugar shock out of sheer anticipation. If your usual pick is candy corn or chocolate, we’re here to offer a few yummy alternatives you can share with your friends that are festive enough to earn an invitation to a Halloween party.
So, Here you go! 3 healthy Halloween recipes that are delicious enough to be served as treats:
Spooky ‘Boo’ Nana Pops
These treats are perfect for kids, or anyone whose eyes light up at the sight of something festive.
- 2 medium bananas
- 1 cup white chocolate
- 8 mini chocolate chips
- 4 popsicle sticks
- Cut bananas into half and stick them into the popsicle sticks. Lay them on aluminium foil or a baking sheet and put them in the freezer for a couple hours.
- After the bananas are frozen, heat up the white chocolate on the stove or the microwave till it gets melted.
- Dip bananas into the melted white chocolate, then quickly stick two chocolate chips on as eyes.
- Lay them back on the tray when done and put them in the freezer. Enjoy frozen.
Toffee dip with apples
Crunchy toffee bits stirred into a creamy dip make this treat impossible to resist. Good news? It’s kid and adult friendly too! Coat the apples with pineapple juice to prevent them from browning.
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 10 spoons low-fat cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 cup toffee bits
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl
- Beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth
- Add toffee bits; mix well. Cover and refrigerate.
- Combine juice and apples in a bowl; toss well.
- Drain apples; serve with dip
Halloween Sweet Potato Fries
Okay, maybe sweet potato fries aren’t on your list of classic Halloween treats, but believe us, they are one of the most delicious treats out there.
- 2 large sweet potatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon spices- chilli powder/pepper
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup or sugar
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 tablespoon salt
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Slice the potatoes
- Use mini cutters to cut pumpkins or use a knife to create jack-o-lantern faces.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, than assemble the sweet potatoes on it.
- Sprinkle potatoes with olive oil and maple syrup, then sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice and salt. Cook until tender, for 18-22 minutes.
So shake it up this year, and surprise your friends with unexpected tricks & treats! Have any other fun recipes to share with us? Comment below!