Inspiration for a healthy Halloween

30/10/2013 A bit of fun, Canteen Advice, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Party food ideas, Snacks Halloween pizza

Halloween doesn’t have to be gruesomely sugary. In fact it is quite possible to ‘trick or treat’ your kids to a healthy snack or meal that still has hair-raising potential. Think: phantom pizzas, a severed hand or ghostly fruit snacks.

Have a gander through our ghoulish gallery of healthy halloween food ideas made from GREEN and Everyday food choices and get inspired!

Veggie snacks with homemade hommus

 

Halloween_skeletondip

Skeleton

HalloweenVegDip

Cauldrons of Crudite

Halloween_FINGERDIP

Finger dip

Halloween_jackolanternchips

Jack-o-lantern chips – handcut oven baked sweet potato
(yes, they are labour intensive but were a big hit!)

Wholemeal pita pizzas with reduced fat cheese

A frighteningly interactive dinner idea packed with veggies! Another way to sneak in additional vegetables is to use our HKA tomato sauce as a base. Keep in mind that, if in NSW, the Food and Drink Criteria portion size limit for canteen-made pizza is 250g (primary) or 350g (secondary).

Halloween_witchpizza

Witch

Halloween_zombie

Zombie

Halloween_mummypizza

Mummy

Halloween_monster

Monster

sand-witch

Sand-witches – punny jaffle with reduced salt baked beans.
Use wholemeal bread to GREEN-it-up and ensure it’s Everyday!
(Thanks to Waverley Meadows Primary School in Melbourne
for this and the following ideas and images!)

Fruit snacks

Fruit Monsters

Melon Monster – a great way to serve fruit in class or at a party.

halloweenfruit

Fruit that frightens – sunflower seed apple jaws, mand-o-lantern and banana ghosts.