This recipe is the perfect opportunity to indulge in a sweet, spooky treat this Halloween. Give your kids a bowl of extra blueberries to let them sculpt their own terrifying faces onto their ghostly shakes. If you’re serving a crowd, hand out paper cups and markers and let them go crazy with their creepiest imaginations while they wait their turn to be served.
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While sweet treats are always on the menu for Halloween costume parties, people still appreciate the chance to offset their chocolate and candy consumption with a little roughage, so I usually bring some veggies and dip. I figure if I’m going to be the one to bring the healthy snacks, I might as well make them fun.
Tomorrow is a big day for kids. Costumes, candy, haunted houses and for the faithful few, waiting in sincere pumpkin patches for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin. For parents, that means a lot of work…and a lot of candy management. We hope these tips will make it easier to make healthy decisions as you rush through your last minute preparations.
As much as we all look forward to indulging in a few extra sweets for a fun holiday like Halloween, it’s also easy to get carried away and go just a little too far. When you’ve got kids in the house, bringing in extras from school parties and trick-or-treating, keeping the candy indulgence to a reasonable limit takes careful planning. With a little creativity and inspiration, Halloween can be a little healthier, and just as much fun.
If you struggle to convince your kids that vegetables have a legitimate place in candy’s favorite holiday, hope over to 365 Halloween for inspiration. They’ve pulled pictures from around the web showcasing just how terrifyingly tasty vegetables can be. Best of all, these creative vegetables platters are a great opportunity to get the kids involved.
Halloween doesn’t have to be full of sugar to be full of fun. We love the idea from Under Construction of drawing jack’o’lantern faces on a bag full of clementines. Here are some ways you can take this cute concept and run with it.
It has started. The cascade of one-day holidays that each seem to take a full week to celebrate and then linger for months. This was clear when my son was yelling the other day that he must have another piece of candy because, “It is Halloween!!!!” The only problem was that it was October 24. Operation “Hide Candy” has begun.