Trick-or-treat, may I have a healthy snack to eat?

As soon as the calendar rolls into October, store shelves are stocked with boundless supplies of candy and other sugary treats. While you’re at the store, consider picking up some delicious fruits to make healthier (and festive!) snacks with your family and friends. Here are a few ideas. We’re sure there are more! Please share your ideas in the comments below.

Ingredients

Grape monster

  • Permanent marker
  • Clear compostable or reusable cups
  • Grapes

Banana ghost

  • Plates
  • Bananas
  • Plastic knife
  • Small chocolate chips

Tangerine pumpkin

  • Tangerines
  • Plastic knife
  • Celery

Directions

Grape monster

  1. Use a permanent marker to draw a monster face on your clear cup.
  2. Wash grapes thoroughly.
  3. Place grapes into your decorated cup.

Banana ghost

  1. Peel banana.
  2. Cut banana in half and stand each half up on a plate.
  3. Stick the pointy end of chocolate chips into the banana, to make ghost eyes and a mouth.

Tangerine pumpkin

  1. Peel tangerine (or, only peel the very top!).
  2. Cut celery to make a stem.
  3. Insert celery into top of tangerine to make a pumpkin.

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