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Bocconcini Eyeballs With Blood Salsa from 10 Recipes for a Healthy Haunted Halloween Party Slideshow

10 Recipes for a Healthy Haunted Halloween Party Slideshow

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These Halloween treats are scary healthy and scary good
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Bocconcini Eyeballs With Blood Salsa

Bocconcini Eyeballs With Blood Salsa

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This terrifying dish might be a bigger hit with the adults than the kids, but if the children are brave enough to try it, they will be in for a tasty shock. The “eyeballs” are made with olives, mozzarella, and prosciutto, served on top of “blood salsa.” Click here for the recipe.

Healthy Caramel Apple “Pumpkin Patch”

Healthy Caramel Apple “Pumpkin Patch”

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Traditional caramel apples are loaded with sugar and fat, and they always seem to look better than they taste. This healthier version dips the apples in a blend of yogurt, dates, and powdered coconut. If you want to enhance the color, use organic food coloring. Click here for the recipe.

Homemade Halloween Candy

Homemade Halloween Candy

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Avoid all the emulsifiers and preservatives of store-bought candies, and try making them yourself. Making candy is not as hard as it seems, and it can be a fun, family DIY project with the kids. Click here for the recipe.

Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

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Not all Halloween treats need to scare your child’s doctor and dentist. These delightful little jack-o’-lantern stuffed peppers are as pleasant to make as they are to eat, and they are a great way to introduce kids to new flavors and ingredients. Use cumin and chili powder to give these peppers a real kick. Click here for the recipe. 

Meatball Mummy Crescent Bites

Meatball Mummy Crescent Bites

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Besides the fact that they’re so darn cute, these mini meatball mummy crescent bites make the list because they aren’t loaded with sugar. The savory snacks will have kids forgetting all about that candy. Click here for the recipe.

Meringue Bones

Meringue Bones

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Meringue is mostly whipped egg whites, and although it does include sugar, it’s lower in calories and fat than other candies. The crunch of these “bones” will give you and your children a nice relief from all of that gummy, chewy, chocolatey Halloween candy. Click here for the recipe.

Pistachio Chewy Bite Witches’ Fingers

Pistachio Chewy Bite Witches’ Fingers

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These chewy pistachio fingers are healthier than cookies, but they won’t scare your kids away. Pistachios contain high amounts of potassium and vitamin K, and also provide 6 grams of protein per 1-ounce serving. Click here for the recipe.

Pizza Nightmarinara

Pizza Nightmarinara

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For Halloween, the standards for “heathy” are a little more lenient. This homemade “Pizza Nightmarinara” is as fun to make as it is to say. Top your pizza with olive-spiders and mozzarella ghosts to spook your hungry guests. Click here for the recipe.

Snack-O’-Lantern

Snack-O’-Lantern

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These “snack-o’-lanterns” are an easy way to keep kids entertained while also getting some fruit into their diets. Just cut off the top of a hearty naval orange and scoop out the fruit. Carve fruit faces into the oranges to make them look like mini jack-o’-lanterns. Click here for the recipe.

Tropical “Candy Corn” Protein Parfait

Tropical “Candy Corn” Protein Parfait

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From a nutritional standpoint, candy corn is one of the worst Halloween treats available; one serving contains 28 grams of sugar. This “candy corn” parfait uses tropical fruits like pineapple, mango, and coconut to mimic the classic candy corn colors while eliminating the candy corn carbs. Click here for the recipe.