A holiday centered on gathering as much candy as possible needs some healthier fare to balance things out. Here’s our roundup of spook-tastic and kid-friendly treats to lighten the mood and the sugar load.
These monster mouths from ohsheglows (pictured above) can be made with any spreads or nuts. If you want to make these less sugary you can substitute the jelly for mashed frozen berries.
Jack O’Lantern Fries
Babble’s oven-baked sweet potato slices are an easy way to bring a little ghostliness to your kids’ suppertime.
Deviled Egg Eyeballs
Taking things up a notch in the gruesome stakes, you can substitute the roasted red pepper in these seriouseats deviled eggs with grated carrot or even ketchup.
Jack O’ Lantern Olive Cheese Dip
This dip from roxyskitchen is not the healthiest of centerpieces, but it’s certainly easy to assemble. Instead of serving with chips or pita, try the veggie skeleton below.
This friendly character from feedingfrenzy is a healthier alternative to tortilla chips. You can also make the face from cauliflower or mushrooms.