6 Healthy Halloween Treats

6 Healthy Halloween Treats

Halloween is typically filled with lollies, chocolates, and sugary treats - it’s often quite hard to avoid. That’s why we have developed 6 Healthy Halloween Treats for the little tricksters.

There's a mix of sweet and savoury to keep everyone happy - they're all low FODMAP and super easy to prepare, so don’t get spooked! Perfect for a Halloween themed party or funky lunchbox snacks for the little ones. 

Let us know if you give any of them a go by tagging us @fodbods on Instagram :)

Halloween Stuffed Capsicums with Pumpkin, Carrot and Feta Dip

 Halloween Stuffed Capsicums with Carrot Sticks and Pumpkin, Carrot and Feta Dip

Ingredients

  • 200 g kent pumpkin
  • 1 large carrot
  • 50 g feta
  • 2 capsicums (please note: red capsicum is low FODMAP in any serve whilst green capsicum is low FODMAP at ½ cup)
  • 4 baby carrots, peeled and cut into sticks

Instructions

  1. Prepare dip as per instructions (please note the above serving sizes - we reduced the original recipe to fill one capsicum).
  2. Slice off the tops of the capsicums (if desired, keep the lid to serve) and scoop out the seeds and cores. 
  3. Cut jack-o-lantern faces into the capsicums using a sharp knife (triangle shapes are easiest).
  4. Once the dip is cooled and prepared, fill one capsicum with the dip and other with carrot sticks (as pictured). 

Eyeball Caprese Salad

Eyeball Caprese Salad

Ingredients

  • Basil leaves
  • Cherry tomatoes (please note: 75g is low FODMAP)
  • Cherry bocconcini
  • Black olives
  • Balsamic vinegar (please note: 1 tbsp is low FODMAP)

Instructions

  1. Thinly slice tomatoes, bocconcini and olives.
  2. Place basil leaves on a platter, and top with tomato, bocconcini and olives. 
  3. If desired, drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

Banana Ghost and Mummy Pops

Banana Ghost and Mummy Pops

Ingredients

  • Bananas (please note: ⅓ ripe is low FODMAP whilst 1 whole unripe is low FODMAP)
  • Dark choc chips
  • Smooth peanut butter
  • Paddle pop sticks or skewers

Instructions

  1. Peel and cut bananas into desired length (for ghosts, we cut into halves and for mummies, we cut into thirds).
  2. Place bananas onto a stick/skewer.
  3. Drizzle melted peanut butter over mummy pops, and top all with chocolate chips for eyes. 

Mini Mandarin Pumpkins

Mini Mandarin Pumpkins

Ingredients

  • Mandarins (FODMAP free fruit - yay!)
  • Cucumber

Instructions

  1. Cut cucumber into small pieces.
  2. Peel mandarins.
  3. Poke a cucumber piece into the top of each mandarin (as pictured). 

Salmon and Cream Cheese Mummies

Savoury Cruskit Mummies

Ingredients

  • Cucumber
  • Black olives
  • Cream cheese (please note: 2 tbsp is low FODMAP)
  • Arnott’s rice or corn cruskits
  • Smoked salmon

Instructions

  1. Thinly slice cucumber and olives.
  2. Spread thin layer of cream cheese on cruskit, and top with salmon, cucumber and olives (as pictured).

Fodbods Spooky Spider Balls

Fodbods Spooky Spider Balls

Ingredients

  • Pretzels (please note: ½ cup is low FODMAP)
  • Your favourite Fodbods bar/s

Instructions

  1. Crush pretzels into small pieces.
  2. Place the bar/s into the microwave and heat at 10 second intervals, until soft.
  3. Roll into balls and place pretzel pieces in the sides as spider legs (as pictured).

 

ENJOY :) xo

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