Creative Halloween Snacks that Won’t Compete with All the Candy

There’s no way around the fact that your kids are coming home with a pillow case full of candy on Halloween.  So make sure you fuel them up with healthy snacks in a festive theme before they head out.

Bloody Band-aids

  • Graham crackers
  • Cream cheese
  • Strawberry jam


  1. Break graham crackers into quarters and spread a little cream cheese down the center, and dollop with some jam.

Cheese Sandwiches

  • Slices of cheese
  • Tortillas


  1. Use halloween cookie cutters and cut tortilla and cheese into fun spooky shapes.

Pumpkin Peppers

  • Orange peppers
  • Red peppers
  • Green peppers
  • Hummus
  • Snap peas


  1. Take pepper and cut out a jack-o-lantern face.
  2. Cut top off and scoop out the inside.
  3. Cut your other veggies and use to fill your pumpkin along with the hummus.

Pumpkin Carrots

  • Carrots
  • Ranch


  1. Cut down the center two little lines and on an angle slide out a little piece to shape your stem and the red of the carrot is the pumpkin.
  2. Cut the carrot into little chips and pair with ranch!  

English Muffin Pizzas

  • English muffins
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Olives


  1. Spread pizza sauce on your english muffin and cover with cheese. Cut up olives to make the spider.
  2. Place in toaster oven and toast!

Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (11, 9 and 6). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}