BOO-tiful Bites: Spooktacular Halloween Treat Ideas
Trick-or-treat! As the leaves slowly turn orange and the days grow shorter, Halloween’s ghostly arrival is imminent. This spooky season, Whitworths is here to share some tips about how to make your Halloween treats more nightmarishly nutritious and hair-raisingly healthy.
Whether you’re hosting a monster mash or crafting a snack for the little goblins in your life, these Halloween hacks are here to inspire (and terrify) you. It’s time to brew up some snack-time spells and add a pinch of fun to your Halloween celebration.
A Zombie’s Favourite Snack:
Have you ever looked at a handful of walnuts and thought they resembled little brains? Well you aren’t the only one.
In this recipe, you will find a 5 minute trick which will turn your regular walnuts into bloody candied brains! This one will make even the undead feel uneasy.
All you need for this trick is some walnut halves, brown sugar, honey and red food colouring. First off, melt the brown sugar and honey together. Then coat the walnuts and add red food colouring, spreading on a single layer before leaving to harden. Then serve them up to your ghoulish guests.
Creepy crawlies are a Halloween essential, so why not make them a creepily delicious treat too? Take a look at this recipe about how you can use dried apricots to make a healthy party favour that will send shivers down your spine.
All you will need is some dried apricots, fruit leather to cut into legs and some seeds, currants or chocolate chips for the eyes. Not only is this a unique way to create healthy snacks for your Halloween party, but also a great way to sneak some fruit in between all of the chocolate goodies that kids collect during their trick or treat adventures!
This next recipe shows how smoothie bowls can be crafted into a terrifying treat to get your family in the Halloween spirit! Not only are they delicious, but they are very adaptable! This recipe gives one of an endless array of possibilities.
All you will need is a variety of fruits, orange juice, Greek yogurt and some seeds! Some chopped apricot may also go nicely on a Halloween themed smoothie bowl. Try this to create a disturbingly delicious breakfast to get you ready for the day of terror which lies ahead!