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MUST TRY Halloween Recipes

Halloween is often a time when you will be tempted to veer off your healthy eating plan and dip into all the sweet treats that are floating around, especially when you have kids who love the sugar hit. But you don’t have to, there are many healthy delicious recipes that you can tweak to make some fun Halloween treats.

Healthy Mummy community member and mum Sophie Barrett has put a Halloween spin on some of her favourite Healthy Mummy recipes.

Check out what Sophie created below.

sophie barrett healthy halloween treats

Healthy Mummy Halloween treats

“Jack-o-lantern” Guacamole vomit

Sophie Barrett Halloween treats guacamole vomit

Ingredients:

  • Orange
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • salt
  • Pepper
  • Squeeze lemon juice
  • Wrap/pita bread

To Make Guacamole:

  1. Crush the garlic, then mash together with the avocado with a fork
  2. Season with salt & pepper, and mix in the lemon juice
  3. Remove the insides of the orange, and carve the “Jack O Lantern” mouth and draw on eyes
  4. Cut up the wrap like “teeth” and place on an oven tray and lightly spray with oil
  5. Roast in oven till crispy
  6. To assemble, place the orange on a board. Make the guacamole “spew” from the lanterns mouth, and place the “teeth” around the edge.

Serves 1 – Calories

Halloween smoothie bowl

Sophie Barrett Halloween treats smoothie bowl


Ingredients:

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 3/4 Cup almond milk
  • 2 frozen apricots
  • 2 frozen cubes of passionfruit
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Smoothie powder
  • 1 tbsp Chocolate Smoothie Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp activated charcoal powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Dunaliella Salina powder

To Make Orange Smoothie:

Place 1 frozen banana, apricots, passionfruit, vanilla smoothie powder & Dunaliella Salina powder with 1/2 cup almond milk into a blender or processor and mix until blended together. Place this into your bowl.

To Make Black Smoothie

Place 1 frozen banana, 1/4 cup almond milk, activated charcoal and chocolate smoothie powder into a blender or processor and mix until blended together. Place this into your bowl.

Swirl them together using a knife or skewer. Top with chosen toppings. 
I have “teeth” (Almond slivers) & orange sprinkles.

Serves 2 – Calories 428 total. 



Pumpkin spice smoothie

Sophie Barrett Halloween treats pumpkin smoothie

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin (roasted for sweetness)
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 serve vanilla healthy mummy smoothie
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Handful of ice
  • For black whip; coconut cream chilled in fridge and 1tsp activated charcoal powder

METHOD

  1. Place all smoothie ingredients in a blender and blend until combined
  2. For black whip – use the solids from the coconut cream chilled overnight. Place the solids and the charcoal into a mixer, and whip until it has a semi-soft consistency, swirl on top.

Calories

  • Smoothie only 319
  • With optional whip add 142

TOTAL 461

Hidden veg sausage roll “mummies”

Sophie Barrett Halloween hidden treats veggie mummies cooked

  • I used 2 sheets of puff pastry

Method:

  1. Make mince mix as per normal.
  2. Cut strips from the puff pastry.
  3. Make palm size “logs” of mincemeat, and start wrapping the puff pastry strips around the mince to create a mummy. Slightly stretch the pastry as you go, because you’re layering the pastry, you want it to be a bit thinner.
  4. Place on a tray, and make little “eyes” using some carrot
  5. Cook as per normal recipe

Makes 24 Mummies

Peanut bubble crunch “ghosts” and zombies

Sophie Barrett halloween treats bubble crunch ghosts zombies

Grab the original recipe here.

Adjustments to the original recipe

  • Don’t use Cocoa – instead, I used 1tbsp Spirulina
  • Will need TWO pans. Long loaf pans

Method

  1. Make as per recipe. When you get to adding cocoa, add in Spirulina instead.
  2. Place one “flavour” into each pan and set in the fridge. DON’T pour chocolate over the top.
  3. Once set, cut into 8 slices each.

TO MAKE GHOSTS:

  1. Melt some white chocolate
  2. Dip each piece into the white chocolate.
  3. Add on two chocolate chip eyes.
  4. Draw on a mouth using an icing decorator pen.

TO MAKE ZOMBIES:

  1. Melt some dark chocolate
  2. Dip each green piece into the dark chocolate for “hair”
  3. Stick on eyes using white chop chips
  4. Using a black icing pen draw on eyeballs, and a red icing pen for “cuts”

Makes 8 of each – 16 TOTAL

Weetbix slice “spiders”

Halloween treats weet bix slice spiders sophie barrett

 

Grab the original recipe here

  1. Make recipe as per instructions.
  2. Instead of using a loaf tin, I used a silicone muffin pan. (Makes 12)
  3. DO NOT top with chocolate
  4. Once set in the fridge, take out of the mould
  5. Use pretzels for legs, stick into the sides.
  6. Stick on white chop chips for eyes.

OPTIONAL: Decorate with icing red pen to make redback spiders.

Apple monsters

Sophie Barrett halloween treat apple monsters

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • Almond Slivers
  • Cherry tomato
  • 1 tsp peanut butter
  • 2 chocolate chips

METHOD:

  1. Cut a mouth into the apple
  2. Coat the inside of the mouth with peanut butter
  3. Use the almond slivers to make “teeth”
  4. Cut the cherry tomato in half and use as the tongue (Could also use a strawberry slice)
  5. Stick in the 2 chocolate chips as eyes.

Serves 1 – Calories 163

Now that is a Halloween party we want to go to! Thanks Sophie for sharing your ghouly good twists on our Healthy Mummy recipes.

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