Halloween is that time of the year wherein you can’t resist the thought of your kids dwelling on to having candies, spooky muffins, and other refined ingredients laden foods. While this doesn’t seem like the most perfect idea, how about tricking your kids taste buds with delicacies that won’t place havoc on their body, while also won’t scare your fitness goals. Read on to stumble upon a Halloween delight for your kids, that is healthy and needs bite-sized efforts.
- Apricot Jack-O’-Lanterns.
Make them using dried apricots, chocolate frosting, and sprigs of mint. Apricots are a great source of vitamin A, C and E. They improve digestion and the fibre in them helps in combating constipation. Dark chocolates, on the other hand, are rich in antioxidants. Together they make a filling snack option, but remember to not miss out on drawing the caveats.
- Halloween Apple Monsters.
The natural sugars in apple won’t let your kids miss the sugar present in candies. All that you need for this is peanut butter, sliced almonds, and strawberries. Apples contain pectin, a prebiotic that provides food for gut bacteria that aid the body in digestion and immune health. To make it:
- Cut out the mouth in each apple using a knife.
- Spread peanut butter inside.
- Place almonds for teeth and sliced strawberry for the tongue.
You kids are going to cherish this Halloween snack but not at the cost of their gut health.
- Jack-O-Lantern Oranges.
These orange bowls are kid-friendly, easy to make, and you can add any fruit, ice cream, or chocolate mousse. All you need to make this is oranges, a small sharp knife, and a filling of your choice- yoghurt, or oatmeal can also do the job. To make them:
- Cut the tops off the oranges and cut around the sides to remove the fruit segments.
- Draw and cut out Jack-O-Lantern’s face.
- Fill in and serve.
Kids love something unique and this is the best way to serve fresh fruits, while also wanting them to have more.
- Bite-sized eyeballs:
This is something for your healthy and spooky Halloween. It will make your day even spookier with the eyeballs. It is just cleverly-decorated cheese puffs which are low on calories, delicious, with the goodness of health. If you count the calories of the eyeball it is just 57 calories with 4.5-gram fat (2.5-gram saturated fat), 77 mg sodium, 3-gram carbs and 2-gram protein. All you have to do is just whip up the pastry puffs and then make each pair decorated with slices of cucumber and olive, and done.
- Little monster desert:
With chocolate cookies and pumpkin mascarpone cream topped with big marshmallow eyes, this recipe will serve as the sweet Halloween treat for kids. They will be delighted with the cute marshmallow eyes. Not only are these extremely fun to make but it will also be relished by people of all age. Just place the pumpkin puree in a small vodka shot glass, top it with crumbs of cookies and repeat the pumpkin puree with the topping of marshmallow eyes. This easy spooky night sweetener is sure to satisfy your little ones.
Over to you.
Halloween comes with a blast. The excitement in kids knows no bounds. Use these easy and effective tricks to treat your kids and make your festive season even more fun. Happy Halloween!