Fun treats are a part of the Halloween experience. Believe it or not, there are options for healthy, creative Halloween snacks that are also super tasty and festive.
From spooky spider cucumbers to creepy crawly spider power balls, these nutritious options not only satisfy your taste buds but also contribute to your overall well-being. Discover the perfect balance between health and Halloween excitement with these Spooky Delights Healthy and Fun Halloween Treats. These treats are both spooktacular and delicious.
Creepy Crawly Spider Energy Balls
The Halloween-inspired Creepy Crawly Spider Energy Balls are a delightful fusion of taste and nutrition that help you feel energized throughout the day. These delicious Creepy Crawly Spider Energy Balls are not your typical Halloween candy. They’re a smart and satisfying choice, offering an abundance of flavors and nutrients packed into every bite. Containing protein, fiber, and healthy fats, these energy balls provide sustained energy to keep you feeling full and satisfied. This snack is nutrient-dense and customizable, perfect for Halloween or any day you want a tasty, guilt-free treat. Enjoy this snack before going out trick-or-treating so you fill up on protein-rich, nourishing food to stay fueled, energized, and prevent excessive candy consumption from being hungry.
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Watch a video on how to make Creepy Crawly Spider Energy Balls:
- ½ cup almond butter or nut butter of choice
- ¼ cup agave
- 1 cup quick oats
- ¾ cup oat flour
- 2 scoops of protein powder
- ½ tsp of ground cinnamon
- ⅓ cup raisins
- ¼ cup water
- 1 cup pretzels
- ¼ cup mini chocolate chips
- Chop pretzels to make spider legs and set aside. In a mixing bowl, mix together almond butter and agave.
- In a separate bowl, mix oats, oat flour, protein powder, cinnamon, and raisins.
- Combine all ingredients into one bowl and mix.
- Roll the mixture into equal-sized balls between the palms of your hands. Place onto a baking sheet.
- Add three pretzel legs on each side of the energy balls and use mini chocolate chips for spider eyes.
- Serve and enjoy.
Spooky Spider Cucumbers
These Spooky Spider Cucumbers are a fresh, tasty, and nutritious snack. The crisp refreshing nature of the cucumbers pairs with the creamy goodness of the cream cheese, creating a savory and crisp taste. This spooky snack is low in calories and high in hydration, making it extra fabulous. The olive topping and fresh herbs add layers of robust flavor, too. These Spooky Spider Cucumbers are a visually captivating Halloween treat that also provides essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making them a smart and enjoyable addition to your festive spread.
Watch a video on how to make Spooky Spider Cucumbers:
- 1 cup black olives
- 1 cup light cream cheese
- ¼ cup nonfat sour cream
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp onion powder
- 2 Tbsp dried chives, minced
- ¼ cup green onions, chopped
- 1 cucumber, sliced in rounds
- salt to taste
- Slice the olives in half and then each half into four slices and set aside.
- In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and sour cream.
- Mix in garlic powder, onion powder, chives, green onions, and salt to taste.
- Use a piping bag to pipe the cream cheese mixture evenly onto the cucumber slices.
- Place one full olive in the middle of the mixture for the body of the spider and place four olive legs on each side of the body.
- Serve and enjoy.
Monsters on a Log
Monsters on a Log are a tasty, nutritious treat. The crispness of celery pairs perfectly with the rich, creamy peanut butter, creating a satisfying combination of textures. Peanut butter is a source of healthy fats and protein, making these snacks wonderfully filling and energy-boosting. These little monsters are perfect for a spooky Halloween assortment with eyeballs that add character. Celery itself is low in calories and a great source of fiber, aiding in digestion, and contributing to a feeling of fullness. Monsters on a Log are super creative and extremely fun.
Watch a video on how to make Monsters on a Log:
- Celery, 1 stalk, washed, and stems cut off
- ⅓ cup nut butter
- Candy eyes
- Cut each rib of the celery stalk into equal 3-inch parts.
- Spread the nut butter into the middle section of the celery.
- Top with candy eyes for the Halloween look.
For more Halloween Recipes, check out:
Jack-O-Lantern Fruit Cups and Spooky Spider Halloween Recipes
3 Spooky Halloween Apple Recipes
5 Fun and Easy Halloween Treats Using String Cheese
Spooky Halloween Meal Ideas
5 Fun Halloween Treats
Jack-O-Lantern Pita and Date Bugs
For more Energy Ball recipes, check out:
5 Healthiest and Tastiest Energy Balls
For Halloween Tips, check out:
Healthy Halloween Tips to Haunt Your Sweet Tooth
35 Healthy Halloween Tips From Nutrition Professionals
Recipes by: Mikayla Van Lewen, Dietetic Intern
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