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Halloween Treats that Won't Scare Your Stomach

With candy everywhere you look, it can be a challenge to stay on track during Halloween. However, eating healthy doesn’t mean missing out on fun, festive treats. These delicious snacks will make your Halloween a howling success.

Spooky spider deviled eggs

Serves 12

Ingredients

6 hard-cooked eggs, peeled

3 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise

½ tsp ground mustard

1/8 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

Whole black olives, to turn the eggs into spiders

Method

  1. Cut eggs lengthwise in half. Slip out yolks and mash with fork.
  2. Stir in mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper. Fill whites with egg yolk mixture, heaping it lightly. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours

Per Serving: 83 calories; 5 grams total fat; 6 grams of protein; 1 gram of carbohydrates

Monster mouths

Serves: 2

Ingredients

2 green apples

4 Tbsp peanut butter

Handful of almond slivers

Method

  1. Cut apple into quarters; remove core. Cut each quarter into 4 slices.
  2. Spread 1/2 teaspoon peanut butter on one side of each apple slice.
  3. Insert almond slivers, extending slightly over peel of slice, for teeth.
  4. Top each with remaining apple slice, peanut butter side down, to make smiling mouth.

Per Serving: 165 calories; 5 grams total fat; 4 grams of protein; 25 grams of carbohydrates

Pumpkin mousse

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 small packages of instant sugar-free vanilla pudding

2 cups of fat-free milk

1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice such as cinnamon, nutmeg, etc.

15-ounce can of pumpkin

8 ounces of fat-free Cool Whip

Method

  1. Make pudding first with the 2 cups of skim milk.
  2. Fold in the rest of the ingredients - spice, pureed pumpkin and Cool Whip.
  3. Serve!

Per serving: 100 calories; 5 grams total fat; 2 grams of protein; 13 grams of carbohydrates

These recipes are a great alternative to sugary candy and snacks. We hope you enjoy them at your next Halloween party.

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