Ghoulish recipes for a healthy Halloween
30 October 2020
Even though Halloween is built on sweets and treats, there is still an opportunity to make health-conscious decisions without losing the fun. Take a look at our healthy Halloween dishes to get everyone in the spirit of the season.
Jack-o-lantern stuffed peppers
Get ready to carve your… peppers? Peppers can be carved with all types of Halloween-themed shapes, but the jack-o-lantern is a classic. Red peppers help to protect your skin from sun damage and against certain cancers.
Impress your guests with this vegan gluten-free recipe. These can either be enjoyed as a quick party bite or made into bloody finger sandwiches. Falafel is also a great source of fibre and helps to lower cholesterol levels.
If you’re looking for a ghostly dessert but want to avoid a sugary ice-cream, try these frozen bananas that have the same creamy texture. They are also a great way to get kids eating one of their five a day.
Add a spooky twist to your pasta dish by topping with cherry tomato eyeballs. This is a quick and simple recipe that only requires six ingredients. Tomatoes are also great for maintaining good eye health and help to reduce serious health risks such as heart disease.
This vibrant green dip is packed with healthy fats, antioxidants and is rich in potassium. This is a great snack to tuck into whilst watching a spooky Halloween film.
Want to add some amusing shapes to your side dishes? From sweet potato jack-o-lanterns, beetroot witch’s hats and spooky potato ghosts, these roasted veggies will be a hit for old and young. Beetroot is great for protection against inflammation and helps to support a healthy blood pressure.
For a healthy sweet treat try out these mummified apple puff pastries. This is a simple easy to do treat that works warm or cold. Apples are rich in antioxidants that help to reduce major health risks such as diabetes and heart disease.