With less than a week to go until the Big Day, all things mundane seem to undergo a spooky transformation. Our pretty pumpkins become grimacing jack-o-lanterns and even offices and schools are decked with bat decorations or a few flying witches. Why not food, too? Here are a few healthy Halloween snacks to make your lunchtime into a freakishly fun meal.
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos early with this cute and easy Skull Sandwich. Inspired by the symbolic skulls (calaveras) that are used to celebrate the Day of the Dead, this impressive looking sandwich uses just a few ingredients and is easy enough for kids to make. They will love arranging the dried fruit and nuts in creative patterns.
Learn how to magically transform a standard pile of fresh veggies into a puking pumpkin, a spooky skeleton, or any “gross” thing you can dream up. Perfect if youâ€™re hosting a Halloween party or attending a potluck and want to make sure there are some healthy Halloween snacks available.
Learn how to transform a standard pile of fresh veggies into a puking pumpkin, a spooky skeleton, or any “gross” thing you can dream up. Perfect if you’re hosting a Halloween party or attending a potluck and want to make sure there are some healthy Halloween snacks available.
Don’t Decaying Mummy Eyeballs sound delicious? Here’s an easy Halloween treat that puts a new twist on rice krispie balls with peanut butter and some gross presentation. Nom nom!
We’ve talked about October being Fair Trade month before, and this year we’ve unearthed a clever new way to integrate that into your Halloween celebrations: Reverse Trick-or-Treating! Showing that kids are capable of making immense change in our world, they will be handing adults a sample of Fair Trade chocolate. The tasty treats will be accompanied by a card that talks a bit about the child labor and poverty problems in the cocoa industry. The solution is deliciously simple: don’t cut cocoa out of your life, just swap the commercial stuff for Fair Trade chocolate. Thanks to some awesome Fair Trade companies, the chocolate and cards are FREE (you just pay for shipping). If you want to participate, just register by October 13, 2008. If your wee monsters will be out candy …
Halloween food is largely about the visual appeal, that’s why all of our recipes come with pictures. Every spooky, “gross”, creepy, and healthy recipe has been tested and given thumbs up by our panel of ravenous ghouls (a.k.a. hungry friends and family)… so you know it will be good.
Learn to make unique and healthy Halloween snacks that are vegetarian and vegan friendly and everyone at the party can enjoy.