Yes, we all love a festive pumpkin-shaped frosted sugar cookie, but once you see these creations, you’ll consider adding just a little health consciousness to your Halloween party platters. Plus, it’ll set you off on the right food for the rest of the upcoming holidays!
Frankenstein Avocado Toast
Assembly required, but no baking or cooking! This Frankenstein Avocado Toast is a playful hit with adults and kids. Full of healthy fats and so much Instagram potential.
Halloween Baked Potato Skin Pizzas
Decorate these Halloween Baked Potato Skin Pizzas with spider-shaped olives, jack-o-lantern pepperoni or whatever ghoulish inspiration comes to mind. Full of fiber, potassium and whimsy.
All the healthy goodness of bananas with the added perk of chocolate — it is Halloween after all; make these Frozen “Boo”-Nana Pops with the kids.
Worried about allergies or picky eaters? Have some alternative party treats on hand. The YMCA of the Twin Cities suggests a bowl filled with things like stickers, bouncy balls, art supplies, temporary tattoos and mini jars of Play-doh.
Finally, round out the evening at our Waukee YMCA for Healthy Halloween — a free family event offered in partnership with Blank Children's and Waukee APEX! Come for trick-or-treating, a Monster Mash dance party and lots of fun.