Cute Halloween recipes your kids will love!

Halloween is a big deal for kids – especially for our friends over the pond (we’re only slightly jealous…!). But how can you do it healthy? We’ve come up with 4 recipes for you and your kids to do over the weekend. And since we’re all busy, we’ve tried to make the recipes as easy as possible – a handful here, a handful there et voilà! 

Strawberry ghosts

This quick and easy recipe not only offers a slightly healthier option than shop bought candy but also a great activity for parents and kids to do together plus look how cute they are.

Ingredients

  • 1 punnet of strawberries
  • 1 bar (around 200g) of white chocolate
  • Chocolate sprinkles or chocolate buttons
  • Baking paper

What to do:

  • Line a baking tray with baking paper
  • Slice off the top of the strawberries
  • Melt the white chocolate over a hot water bath
  • Drip the pointed end of the strawberries in the melted chocolate (using a fork if necessary)
  • Place strawberries flat end down on backing tray
  • Apply chocolate sprinkles or buttons as the eyes and mouth
  • Place in fridge until chocolate has set – this should take approx 30 mins.

NB: bananas can also be used instead or as well as strawberries.

Apple smiles

Quick, easy and cost effective the perfect healthy Halloween treat that doesn’t rot your child’s sparkling smile.

Ingredients

  • Apples – 1 per serving
  • Peanut butter
  • A handful of mini marshmallows

What to do:

  • Slice apples to use as lips
  • Cover one side of the sliced apple in peanut butter
  • Arrange marshmallows along peanut butter in a row
  • Use another slice of apple with peanut butter and place on top of marshmallows

Mummy toast

Turn a plain piece of toast into a creepy little snack!

Ingredients

  • Sliced Bread – 1 piece per serving
  • Tomato Pesto/ Tomato Puree – 2 teaspoons per serving
  • Cheese – a handful grated per serving
  • A handful of black Olives

What to do:

  • Slightly toast bread (can be left soft if preferred)
  • Cover the bread in tomato puree (pestos/jams etc can also be used)
  • Slice cheese into thin strips and arrange across bread to look like bandages
  • Use two slices of olives as eyes

Taco faces

These googley-eyed tacos make a monster halloween lunch!

Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 12 taco shells
  • ¾ cup salsa
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 small lettuce
  • Black olives
  • 1 cup grated cheese

What to do:

  • Mix meat and seasoning together
  • Half the meat mixture and shape half into 24 balls
  • Place on a baking tray and bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through
  • Brow the remaining seasoned beef in a pan and then add the salsa
  • Fill each taco shell with a thin layer of ground beef
  • Add sour cream, sliced lettuce and chopped tomatoes
  • Position 2 meatballs inside the taco shell and add a dollop of sour cream to each
  • Slice the olives and place on top of sour cream for eyes
  • Spread grated cheese along the top for stringy hair

Pressed for time this Halloween?

Just add a spooky sign to any meal!

Bowl of grapes – Zombie eyeballs

Spaghetti and meatballs – Exploding intestines

Carrot sticks – Witches fingers

Rack of Ribs – Human Bones

Soup – Witches Brew

Popcorn – Giant’s Dandruff

Hot dog and tomato sauce – Bleeding corpse in a casket / franken- furters

Pretzles – Brittle bones

Mac and cheese – Mac and sneeze

Chili con carne – Chili con carnage

Chicken wings – Bats wings

Mushy peas – Crushed zombie brains

Mashed potato – Ghost brains

Hey Hey! I’m Katie ~ the Content Editor here at Zaggora. I work with our incredible team to research health and fitness trends and working with our amazing experts and contributors. I have a passion for creative writing, going to the gym and doing home-based workouts. I also love hunting down the latest coffee houses!

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