3 Healthy and Festive Snacks to Enjoy This Halloween

Hungry for a Halloween treat? From savory to spooky — we’ve got you covered! On a holiday known for candy and sweets, there are plenty of healthy (and festive) options to snack on.

Here are a few of our favorites to try.

Caramel & Chocolate Apple Wedges

Ingredients

  • 2 bags caramels
  • 2 bags chocolate wafers
  • 4 apples, cored and cut into 6 wedges
  • Craft sticks or small skewers
  • Assortment of toppings: mini chocolate chips, M&Ms, granola, graham cracker crumbs, coconut, peanut butter chips, toffee, sprinkles, etc.

Instructions

  1. Heat the caramels over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until the caramels are melted. Turn the heat to low.
  2. Heat chocolate wafers on stovetop over low heat or in microwave.
  3. Place the toppings into a jumbo muffin tin for easy dipping. Skewer each apple wedge with a craft stick and dip the wedges into the caramel or chocolate followed by a dip in your choice of topping.
  4. Place the completed apples on wax paper until all of the apples have been dipped.

Frankenstein Avocado Toast

Ingredients

  • 2 slices bread of choice
  • ½ medium avocado, smashed
  • 10 black olives
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1 red pepper

Instructions

  1. Toast your bread until lightly browned.
  2. Smash the avocado onto the toast.
  3. Finely chop 6 of the black olives. Place on the top of the Frankstein head.
  4. Assemble the remainder of the face.

Banana Ghosts & Clementine Pumpkins

Ingredients

  • 4 Bananas
  • 24 chocolate chips, regular sized and/or mini
  • 4 tangerines
  • 1 stalk celery

Instructions

  1. Peel the bananas and cut them in half. Place the cut side down so the banana halves stand up.
  2. Use small chocolate chips to make ghost eyes and large chocolate chips to make ghost mouths.
  3. Peel the tangerines.
  4. Cut the celery lengthwise into thirds and then across into 1/2 inch pieces. Insert the celery pieces the tops of the peeled tangerines to resemble pumpkins.

 

Amanda DiAntonio is a content manager at ClassPass in New York City. In her free time, she enjoys trips to historical sites, catching Broadway shows, making to-do lists, and trying new classes.