Orange Treats

Tasty Sweet Tots
Tasty Sweet Tots – 2 Guiding Stars

Kids love colorful snack food. For many families, special food is an easy and affordable way to make Halloween a little extra special. If you can’t trick or treat, you can still enjoy treats. Candy takes center stage during Halloween, which means we may want to make sure the other fun foods bring nutrition to the table. All things in balance, as it goes.

Fortunately, fun and nutrition are not strange bedfellows. Invite these orange nibbles to your family’s Halloween table for a spread that celebrates orange.

Boneless Buffalo Wings

Boneless Buffalo Wings

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The orange in these hot wings comes from the pureed peppers in the hot sauce. Choose a heat level that works for your family.

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Tasty Sweet Tots

Tasty Sweet Tots

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Sweet potatoes makes excellent tots. They’re a great recipe to make with and for the kids.

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Quinoa Pizza Balls with Ranch Sauce

Quinoa Pizza Balls with Ranch Sauce

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Tomato paste imparts an orange-red color to the quinoa base of these nommable balls. They eat like a carb, but pack a surprising amount of protein.

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Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Classic Macaroni and Cheese

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Macaroni and cheese, believe it or not, can earn Guiding Stars. It can also be delicious. With a naturally orange, low-fat cheddar, you can’t lose.

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Pumpkin Sage Muffins

Pumpkin Sage Muffins

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These muffins are savory, and trust me, that’s a wonderful thing. I halve the salt when I bake them for my toddler, and he loves them.

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Spreadable Peaches

Spreadable Peaches

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If you want to offer something naturally sweet on the table, fruit is always a win. Especially if you can spread it on muffins.

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