Heathy Halloween Party Treats!


Healthy Halloween party treats: Clementine pumpkins and ghost bananas. Kids will eat these up!

I’ve learned that if you make food fun, kids are about 7x more likely to eat it. Yes, 7x- not 8x or 6x. 7 times more likely. I have no documented data aside from my own personal recollection so don’t ask for it. Just trust me.

Since your children will likely being eating themselves in to a sugar-coma on Halloween, why not provide some healthier options earlier in the evening? Here are two easy ideas that are super easy to whip up: Orange Pumpkins and Ghost Bananas!

Healthy Halloween party treats: Clementine pumpkins and ghost bananas. Kids will eat these up!

If you have older kids, they can help you assemble them. My four year old lacks all self-control around chocolate chips so we didn’t go that route this year.

Healthy Halloween party treats: Clementine pumpkins and ghost bananas. Kids will eat these up!

For the pumpkins stems, I just chopped up a green pepper and shoved it in the top of a clementine. Worked great!Healthy Halloween party treats: Clementine pumpkins and ghost bananas. Kids will eat these up!

Happy Halloween!

Healthy Halloween party treats: Clementine pumpkins and ghost bananas. Kids will eat these up!

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Heathy Halloween Party Treats!
 
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On a night filled with sugar-galore, try these darling, healthy snacks instead. You just need a few ingredients to create orange pumpkins and ghost bananas.
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Ingredients
  • clementines
  • green bell peppers, cut in to small chunks
  • bananas
  • chocolate chips, variety of both mini chocolate chips and regular-sized
Instructions
For the Pumpkins:
  1. Peel the clementines.
  2. Insert a small chunk of green bell pepper in to the top of the pumpkin to represent the stem.
For the Ghosts:
  1. Peel the bananas. Cut in half.
  2. Insert two mini chocolate chips, point end down, in to the top of the banana. These will act as the eyes.
  3. Insert one regular-sized chocolate chip, point end down, to represent the nose.

 




Comments

  1. Tara says

    Super cute and minimal effort. Nice!

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