6 Healthy Snacks for your Halloween Party!

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Trick or Treat! This weekend my family is hosting a Toddler Halloween Party full of children with endless energy. The little ghosts and goblins will be searching for snacks to fuel up their metabolism. I gathered 6 healthy Halloween snacks that are yummy and interesting enough to attract the scariest vampire, fastest ninja, and beautiful princess.

Monster Fruit Salad

cbbf5a72904730903d95e56ec23b744c  Simply carve a monster (just as you would a pumpkin) and remove all of the fruit, to display inside and on a serving tray. Add a variety of fruit options. Watermelon, pineapple, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi, apples, anything and everything.

Veggie Jack-O-Lantern

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You can use two veggies or get a bit creative with your vegetable jack-o-lantern, you need carrots and olives. The additional veggies can decorate your platter.

  • Spiders on a log
  • Monster Cheese
  • Spiders on a Log
  • Trail Mix
  • Spider Deviled Egg

Vegan Spiders

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There are plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and healthy halloween snack recipes. Nuts.com has a great list of superfood, vegan & protein snack ideas for your family to enjoy!

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Easy Vegan Pancakes


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I always have a hard time finding new ideas for breakfast, especially when it comes to pleasing my lovely 4-year-old. He’s not a picky eater but he’s obsessed with pancakes, so I decided to invent an easy vegan pancake recipe since we didn’t have eggs. 

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups of Flour
  • 1 Cup of Almond Milk
  • 1 tablespoon of Syrup (we used honey)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Dash of Cinnamon (optional)
  • Milk Chocolate Chips (optional)

Directions are pretty easy:

  • Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl
  • Use Non-Stick spray (we used Pam)
  • Pour desired pancake size batter onto heated skillet or griddle
  • Flip and Enjoy!

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Pumpkin1Pumpkin fall pancakes can also be used on this recipe, just add a dash or two of Pumpkin spice and you’ll have a season explosion in each hotcake bite!

 

Avocado Pasta Salad

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Two of my favorite items mixed into one recipe: Avocado and Pasta! My family loves avocado! This is a perfect recipe that isn’t the typical “pasta salad”. Check out this yummy dish..

Note: You could add Tuna or Chicken to make this your main dish! It’s amazing!

You’ll need:

4 oz. Quinoa
1/2 of an Avocado (mashed)
1/2 cup of nonfat Greek Yogurt
1/2 cup of chopped Celery
1/2 cup of chopped Red Pepper
1/3 cup of Blueberries
1/4 cup of Arugula
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
3/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp Pepper (optional)
2 Chicken Breast Shredded or Tuna (optional)

– Just cook your pasta according the the package. Let it cool down
– Mix the mashed avocado with the greek yogurt, mustard, pepper and garlic powder
– Taste and adjust to your liking
– Toss the cool pasta with the celery, red peppers and blueberries
– Mix in the creamy avocado “dressing”
– Enjoy!

Nutrition per serving:
(yields two large portions)

348 Calories
60g carbs
9g Fat
12g Protein