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

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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, fun 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 (12, 10 and 7). 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}}