Here are some healthier options that will thrill your taste buds this Halloween:
Dark Chocolate Apples
Try a heart-healthy treat that is rich in antioxidants.
You’ll need: apples, sticks, 1 cup dark-chocolate baking discs or chips, parchment paper
Directions: Remove the apple stems and insert the sticks into the top of the apples. Melt the dark chocolate baking discs or chips in a double boiler (or just insert metal bowl into a pot of boiling water). When the chocolate has melted, slowly rotate each apple until all sides are covered in chocolate. Place on a tray lined with parchment or wax paper and set in the fridge to cool (Steinhilber, 2015).
Spiders on a Log
This protein-packed snack is tasty and is a fun way to decorate your treat table for Halloween.
You’ll need: Celery sticks, Natural peanut butter, Plastic spiders
Directions: Slice celery sticks crosswise and fill each stick with peanut butter. Decorate your snack with the plastic spiders. Remember to remove the creepy crawlers before eating.
Jack-o-Lantern Fruit cups
This treat is a guilt-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
You’ll need: Medium navel oranges, mixed fruit
Directions: slice off the tops of the oranges. Using a spoon, scoop out the pulp of the oranges.
Cut out faces on each orange to resemble a Jack O Lantern. Fill each orange with mixed fruit and serve (Mom, 2017).
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