3 Hauntingly Healthy Treats for Kids to Make and Eat

On Halloween, trick your taste buds with these three delicious treats. These treats are kid-friendly, mom-approved, and hauntingly healthy snacks that are as much fun to make as they are to eat. All of the fresh ingredients needed for these three snacks can be found here at Fresh & Natural Foods.

Pumpkin Dippers

Try this new healthy treat and let go of your tired chips-and-dip routine.  We consulted Parents.com (https://www.parents.com/recipe/pumpkin-patch-dippers/) and found this delicious pumpkin-patch themed dish your kids will love!

Orange Pumpkins

My favorite healthy treats are Orange Pumpkins that are easy to assemble and couldn’t be any cuter!  This recipe was found and slightly modified brendid.com/tangerine-pumpkin-8-healthy-halloween-snack/  These treats are perfect for a lunch box, school party or as a side dish at your Halloween dinner. Have fun with this!

Spooky Apple Monsters

Take a bite of these spooky apple monsters and your kids may not have room in their tummies for their trick or trick candies. For the recipe, see  https://parentingchaos.com/halloween-monster-apples/. These healthy and delicious treats are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Yum!


Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
If you are interested in meeting Michelle or have questions for her, you can email her at: michelle@fnfoods.com. She will look forward to meeting you!