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Healthy Halloween Treats

Healthy Halloween Treats Overview

When you live with chronic pain, embracing a healthy lifestyle by doing things like making good food choices and exercising regularly can make a major long-term difference in improving your quality of life. Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun, though. Halloween is a time when tasty treats are constantly in our face. Partake in the festivities without losing traction by trying these healthy Halloween treats.

Healthy Halloween Treats: Strawberry Ghosts

Healthy Halloween Treats: Strawberry GhostsStrawberries are loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C, and can help to give your immune system a boost. Grab some fresh strawberries at your local supermarket for these easy to make, chocolate-dipped ghosts.

strawberry ghosts

Recipe: Strawberry Ghosts

Maren Nader
The recipe outlines a simple and delightful treat: "Strawberry Ghosts" It involves melting a package of Wilton melting chocolate and dipping 24 fresh strawberries into the melted chocolate, coating them evenly. Optionally, you can use mini chocolate chips or chocolate frosting from a piping tube to add decorative details. This quick and elegant recipe results in a classic and sweet combination of luscious strawberries and rich chocolate, making it a popular choice for desserts and special occasions.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24 strawberries
Calories 30 kcal


  • 1 package Wilton melting chocolate
  • 24 fresh strawberries
  • mini chocolate chips or chocolate frosting in piping tube


  • Melt chocolate according to package directions. (Tip: Wilton makes disposable melting trays that makes clean up easy. Find them at Michaels or JoAnn Fabrics).
  • Place a large piece of wax or parchment paper on a flat surface.
  • Dip strawberries in the melted chocolate, allowing the excess chocolate to drip off before setting them on the parchment paper.
  • If you’re using chocolate chips, place the chocolate chips as eyes and a mouth before the chocolate coating has hardened. If using frosting, you can wait until the coating has hardened before adding a mouth and nose.


Keyword halloween, strawberry ghosts, treats

Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts

Healthy Halloween Treats: Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts 

Tangerines are packed with many nutrients, including vitamin C and vitamin A. They contribute to your overall health, from your cells to your heart and bones.

Bananas are rich in potassium, which can help regulate nutrients in your body. Additionally, bananas may actually help to lower blood pressure and can potentially reduce the risks of cancer and asthma. 

tangerine pumpkins and banana ghosts

Recipe: Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts

Maren Nader
The recipe suggests a fun and simple " Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts" Using four bananas, each banana is adorned with chocolate chips—either regular or mini-sized—for added sweetness and indulgence. Additionally, four tangerines are included in the snack, providing a burst of citrusy freshness. The dish is completed with the inclusion of one stalk of celery, offering a crunchy and savory contrast. This easy-to-assemble snack combines the natural sweetness of bananas, the richness of chocolate, the zesty flavor of tangerines, and the crisp texture of celery for a delightful and well-balanced treat.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 per person
Calories 150 kcal


  • 4 bananas
  • 24 chocolate chips, regular sized and/or mini
  • 4 tangerines
  • 1 stalk celery


  • Peel bananas and cut them in half. Place the cut side down so that the halves stand up.
  • Use small chocolate chips to make the ghost eyes and the large chocolate chips to make the ghost mouths.
  • Peel the tangerines.
  • Cut celery lengthwise into thirds, then across into half-inch pieces. Insert the celery pieces into the tops of peeled tangerines so that they look like pumpkins.


Keyword halloween, tangerine pumpkins and banana ghosts

Healthy Halloween Treats: Frankenstein Avocado Toast

Frankenstein avocado toast
Healthy Halloween Treats

Avocados pack a nutritional punch, and are packed with vitamins C, E, K and B-6, along with many other nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids. Avocados are a healthy fat that have many health benefits, including natural detoxification and a lowered risk of depression and other chronic conditions.

Frankenstein avocado toast

Recipe: Frankenstein Avocado Toast

Maren Nader
The "Frankenstein Avocado Toast" recipe is a creative and whimsical twist on the classic avocado toast. This Halloween-inspired dish features mashed avocado spread on toasted bread, artfully arranged to resemble the iconic face of Frankenstein's monster. The use of additional ingredients like olives, cherry tomatoes, or other toppings adds details to create the distinctive facial features of Frankenstein. This playful and visually engaging avocado toast is not only a tasty and nutritious snack but also a festive addition to Halloween-themed celebrations, bringing a touch of fun to the breakfast or brunch table.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Western
Servings 1 slices per person
Calories 150 kcal


  • Whole wheat toast
  • Avocado
  • Lemon or lime juice

Foods to make face:

  • Black olives
  • Red pepper
  • Hardboiled eggs
  • Sliced radishes


  • While your bread is in the toaster, mash up the avocado with the lemon or lime juice. Feel free to add salt, pepper and even red pepper flakes for flavoring.
  • Spread the avocado on the toast, then add the veggies and eggs to make a Frankenstein face.


Keyword avocado egg toast, frankenstein avocado toast, ginger mint lemonade, lime juice, whole wheat toast

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