Halloween is right around the corner and for most people that means indulging on their favorite candies and chocolates. Although it’s extremely fun and exciting to devour tons of sweets during this time of year, it’s also important to consider your health. Eating excessive amounts of sugar can cause serious health problems.
To avoid regretting what you’ll be eating on October 31st, here are some healthy scary snack ideas for your Halloween party. This list includes tasty and delicious snacks minus the excessive amount of calories. Halloween is a day that most people look forward to since it only happens once a year. So our advice is to go and have fun, wear your best costumes and eat these delicious yet healthy snacks.
1. Gluten Free Spiderweb Cupcakes
Baked goods are very popular during Halloween because they’re extremely fun to make. If you’re thinking about the perfect snack to munch on, cupcakes are your best bet. They can be easily decorated with various types of patterns and designs. You can even make them pumpkin spice flavored to enhance the overall Halloween experience. Spiderweb Cupcakes are a great choice because they’re gluten free and dairy free. Even if you eat more than one piece, you still wouldn’t feel guilty about it. You can decorate your cupcakes, however, you like which adds to the fun of making them.
2. Banana Mummies
Who would have thought that bananas could make a perfect spooky Halloween snack? The best part about making these Banana Mummies is that they only take a couple of minutes to be ready. You will only be needing basic ingredients you may already have in your pantry to create these scary looking mummies. All you’ll be needing is 3 large bananas, 3 tbsp melted cocoa butter, 3 tbsp. powdered coconut sugar and edible candy eyes made out of chocolate chips, raisins or currants.
3. Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops
Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops are probably the most adorable yet scary snack on this list. There are only 3 simple steps to create these delicious marshmallow pops. First is to melt green candies in a microwave. Second is to push each of the marshmallows into a lollipop stick. Then, you can begin dipping the marshmallow into the melted candy. Afterward, place the stick in an upright position in a glass filled with oatmeal or uncooked rice. Next, put it into the refrigerator for approximately 5 minutes until the chocolate hardens. Lastly, decorate the marshmallow using candy eyeballs, edible markers, and pretzels.
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4. Mini Jack-O’ Lanterns
By cooking short grain rice and replacing some of the water with carrot juice, you’ll be able to make these very spooky Mini Jack-O’ Lanterns. All you have to do is wait for the rice to cool down before forming them into small balls like the size of ping pong balls. Then, cut out some black olives into triangular shapes to create the eyes and mouth. Next, cut out some green onion or green bell pepper to form the stem. Mini Jack-O’ Lanterns are totally guilt free and healthy. You’ll surely have a fabulous time munching on them this coming Halloween.
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