Healthy Halloween Treats | Weekend Wanderings

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Happy weekend everybody! With Halloween right around the corner, I’m sure you’ve seen the influx of candy and treats in your local grocery store. If you’re anything like me, your perpetual sweet tooth is even stronger during this season, with chocolate and candies available at what seems like every turn. I’m never (ever) one to turn down anything sweet, so we thought we’d take some time to research some healthy sweets you can prepare and enjoy during the Halloween festivities. We’ve included some recipes for those with dietary restrictions and some that are kid friendly to make sure no matter who you are—you get your own (trick or) TREAT!

 

1) Kid Friendly Options

Photo credit: Eating Light

Candy Corn Granola Bars

Yes, you can have the best of both worlds! Source: Eating Light

Maple Pecan Apple Dippers

Low carb, high stickiness. Source: Eating Light

Carmel Apple Monster Munch

These are the perfect spooky snack! Source: Food Network

Candy Coated Pear Skulls

Another perfect treat to sneak in those fruits! Source: Food Network

 

2. Gluten Free Options

Photo credit: Sarah Bakes Gluten Free

Gluten Free Vegan Ghost Cupcakes

A vegan cupcake? Does that mean I can have 5?! Source: Sarah Bakes Gluten Free

Vegan Spider Cookies

These look delicious- even with spiders iced on. Source: Wing it Vegan

Frankenstein Rice Krispies

Who doesn’t love a good, and green, Rice Krispy? Source: Fork and Beans

No Bake Vegan Pumpkin Pie

You had me at “no bake”!! Source: Vegan Richa

Paleo Options

Photo credit: Plaid and Paleo

Ghost Banana and Tangerine Pumpkins

Super healthy…and super cute! From: Weelicious

Paleo Almond Joy Bites

A different twist on this classic Halloween candy. From: Plaid and Paleo

Pumpkin Delight Cookies

Have a feeling this is …delightful! From: Real Everything

Chocolate Pumpkin Tart

These look super rich and delicious. Perfect for us chocolate fiends. From: Unconventional Baker

Let us know if you try any of these recipes, or what your go-to treats are!

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