Healthy Halloween Treats: 3 Simple Gluten-Free Recipe Ideas Your Kids Will Be Obsessed With!

by Stephanie Yankova

The amount of candy our kids eat during Halloween is a cause for concern for many parents. Everyone needs a bit of sweetness in their life, however, the sweeteners, artificial colors and preservatives found in store-bought candies are definitely not the best way to go about this! So why not switch things up a little this year? Say ‘goodbye’ to the uncontrollable sugar high with these mouth-watering healthy Halloween treats perfect for trick-or-treating and school parties! 

Simple Healthy Halloween Treats

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Whether you’re a baking enthusiast or have years of experience behind your back, you will enjoy making these Halloween treats, just as much as eating them afterward! I know that no parent wants to take away from the joy of trick-or-treating, a big part of which is indulging in the hard-earned candies. However, if we can balance the scales a little by introducing healthy alternatives to some of our children’s favorite snacks, why not do so? Here I want to share with you 3 of my favorite recipes for healthy Halloween bites – dairy AND gluten-free!

Yummy Mummy Pumpkin Brownies

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Pumpkin brownies are one of my favorite desserts to bake during the fall and with a dash of creative decoration, they make the perfect Halloween snack! This particular recipe takes only 30 minutes to bake, so you can easily make a bunch! They’re gluten-free and low in sugar and carbs, which makes them ideal for school gatherings without having to worry about unwanted allergic reactions!

Find the full recipe here: Yummy Mummy Pumpkin Brownies Recipe: Healthy Halloween Treat for Kids and Grown-Ups!

All-Black Healthy Halloween Cookies

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Have you ever had black cookies? Definitely not like these! This crunchy delight is my absolute go-to Halloween treat that I prepare every year for my family and friends! I’m obsessed with the depth of their color and the unexpected citrus flavor that explodes in your mouth! Yeah, you read that correctly – these cookies are made of black sesame purée and orange (or lemon) zest! Wanna know how to achieve this color? Follow the link below!

Full recipe here: All-Black Healthy Halloween Cookies Recipe: Make an Impression with this Dairy and Gluten-Free Treat!

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Carrots

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These delicious salty gluten-free muffins are another family-favorite snack packed with mouth-watering seasonal flavors! They’re so soft and light, you won’t even notice how and when you’ve eaten a dozen! Don’t worry because they’re super healthy, vegan-friendly, dairy and gluten-free, and best of all – a hit amongst the kids!

Learn how to make them here: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins Recipe with Carrots: Simple & Healthy Halloween Snacks for School!

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