Fun Halloween Recipes!

 
FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites

Halloween is right around the corner! Want to get your clients excited about the holiday in a healthful way? Try one of these spooky Halloween recipes!

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • 1 small apple, finely diced
  • 2/3 cup apple juice
  • 2/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup instant oatmeal, uncooked

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients except oatmeal in a 1 and 1/2 quart microwave-safe dish.
  2. Heat on full power for 4-5 minutes in the microwave until boiling.
  3. Stir in oatmeal and heat at full power for 1 minute longer.
  4. Divide among 2-3 bowls and serve hot.

By Cheryl Sullivan, MA, RD

Witch's Slaw Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage plus one leaf for hats
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 red apple, cored and shredded; shred this last and mix quickly with the vinegar so it does not turn brown (we left the peel on for nutrients and color)
  • 1 cup light vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Chill until ready to serve. For fun with older kids, you can garnish each serving with a witch’s hat or plastic spider.

How to Make A Witch's Hat:

  1. Microwave a piece of cabbage for 20-30 seconds so it becomes pliable.
  2. Cut it into strips.
  3. Roll each strip into the shape of a hat (see photos for an illustrated step-by-step).

By Judy Doherty, MPS, PCII

Become a premium member today and get access to hundreds of articles and handouts plus our premium tools!

Upcoming Posts

UP NEXT IN Food and Health
Atomic Habits


January 2022

 
UP NEXT IN Food and Health, Prevention
Fish, Vascular Lesions, and Dementia Risk

New Products Available Now

 
Published on Categories nutrition, articles, alzheimers, prevention, practitioner ideas and news, food shopping, food and health, nutrition education resources, ingredients, food news, Premium, longevityTags , , , , , , , , , , ,