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These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

8 No Candy Halloween Treats

Kids love Halloween. They get to dress up in fun costumes, run around with their friends, and, just for one night, eat all the candy they possibly can. But some parents want to provide their kids with other types of fun besides candy! A few pieces are fine, especially since it’s just one night, but have you seen how much candy your kids get on Halloween?? Talk about a sugar rush!

Here at MOMables, we want to help you not only during weekday meal times, but during snack times, holidays, and everything in between. If you still need help planning your weekly meals, check out our free sample meal plan!

We wanted to give you some ideas for no candy Halloween treats in case you want to provide your kids with other options that night or if their school won’t allow candy (or any other food). It’s a mix of healthy no candy Halloween foods and other cute Halloween favors! We know you’ll enjoy them and so will your kids.

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

1. Clementine Pumpkins from Spaceships and Laser Beams

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

Who knew something so simple could make such a perfect Halloween snack? Simply peel a clementine and use a piece of celery as the pumpkin stem. It’s easy and healthy, plus it’s sweet, so your kids will forget about candy!

2. Playdough Treat Bags from One Krieger Chick

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

Every kids loves playing with playdough. Make your own Halloween-themed playdough as treats for your kid’s friends or classmates! Everyone will have fun with this fun treat.

3. Witch’s Broom Snacks from Raining Hot Coupons

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

Another simple snack idea, these witch’s broom just require pretzel sticks, cheese sticks, and chives! It only takes a few extra minutes of preparation to turn an ordinary snack into one that will get your kids excited.

4. Halloween Beads and String from Seeking Shade

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

These bead and string packs are perfect for crafty kids to make with all their friends. Use Halloween-colored beads to get your kids into the spooky spirit.

5. Healthy Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail from Family Fresh Meals

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

This candy corn treat is a perfect way to get some more fruit in your kid’s diet! Just some fruit and a little whipped cream come together to make these delicious candy corn fruit cocktails. They’re perfect for serving at Halloween parties!

6. Monster Pencils from The 36th Avenue

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

The great thing about giving kids no candy treats is knowing that they’ll actually get some use out of them! These pencils are a fun way to turn something ordinary into something different and exciting. I bet your kids will love to do homework with these pencils!

7. Veggie Skeleton from Feeding Frenzy

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

If you ever need help getting your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, just put them in cute shapes! This veggie skeleton is fun to serve at parties with your favorite dip. Your kids will be reaching for the veggies all day!

8. Booo-bbles from Tatertots and Jello

These 8 no candy Halloween treats are perfect alternatives for candy if your child's school doesn't allow candy, or if you're trying to avoid a sugar rush!

Bubbles are something fun that everyone can enjoy. Make the bottles cuter with these custom tags! It’s an easy favor that all kids will enjoy on Halloween.

We hope that you love these no candy Halloween ideas and that they’ll be useful to those of you who are looking for candy alternatives. Happy Halloween from MOMables!

10 Healthy Pumpkin Dip - perfect for your Halloween party and goes great with apples!

Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip

This Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip is a tasty, nutritious dip that kids will love to dip fruit in, or just eat plain by the spoonful!

Have you gotten into the Fall spirit yet? If not, consider this your invitation to the pumpkin party! This Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip is out-of-this-world delicious and nutritious. It doesn’t have any of the refined sugars, preservatives, or raw eggs like normal cookie dough, so you can enjoy it without feeling guilty–or sick later on.

Healthy Pumpkin Dip - perfect for your Halloween party and goes great with apples!

Pumpkin is full of antioxidants including vitamin A, which is great for eyesight! You can feel good about serving this pumpkin cookie dough to your kids because it’s healthy and they’ll be getting in a serving of fruit. Plus, it’s low-carb, grain-free because of coconut flour, full of healthy fats from peanut butter, and vegan, so it’s a treat everyone can enjoy!

If you’re looking for an even sweeter treat, add some chocolate chips! I never pass on those, of course. You can serve this with apple slices or other fruit, or just put out a few spoons and let everyone dig in.

Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip

Healthy Pumpkin Dip - perfect for your Halloween party and goes great with apples!

This Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip is a tasty, nutritious dip that kids will love to dip fruit in, or just eat plain by the spoonful!

  • Author: MOMables.com
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Snacks

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter or nut-free butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Optional: chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add all ingredients. Mix until well combined.
  2. Serve with apple slices or fruit, or eat it plain.

Notes

For a sugar-free alternative, use a few drops of stevia to taste. Reduce coconut flour and maple syrup to 1 tablespoon each.
For a thinner consistency, add 1 tablespoon milk or non-dairy alternative to mixture.

 

 

2 fresh fruit lemonade popsicles

Fresh Fruit and Lemonade Popsicles

Your kids are going to love these fresh fruit and lemonade popsicles! They are a fun way to eat more fruit!

What do you get when you combine fresh fruit and lemonade? These awesome popsicles of course! 
fresh fruit lemonade popsiclesBy looking at the calendar it is officially summer, but if go by the temperature gauge it has already felt like summer for a few weeks.  We’ve been cooling off by spending hours in the swimming pool, having water balloon fights and eating popsicles.

Lots of popsicles.

If you haven’t made your own popsicles before, it is probably one of the easiest things you can do.  Those “layered” popsicles you see on the web can be intimidating to make; so if you want a recipe that you can “pour-and-go” this is the one!

The equipment doesn’t need to be fancy, and your kids will love being involved in dreaming up all the flavor possibilities.  It’s a wholesome way to make a cool snack that both you, your kids and probably even the neighborhood kids are going to love this summer.

Check out how easy these popsicles are to make!

Fresh fruit is always a great add-in for popsicles. The natural sweetness is just perfect for quenching the need for something cool and sweet after an afternoon in the summer sun.  Adding in the traditional drink of summer, the lemonade gives it a tartness that puts these popsicles over the top!

fresh fruit and lemonade popsicles

Fresh Fruit and Lemonade Popsicles

fresh fruit lemonade popsicles
  • Author: MOMables.com
  • Yield: 6 popsicles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lemonade, homemade or store bought
  • 1 – 1 1/2 cups fresh fruit, chopped
  • Popsicle molds

Instructions

  1. Fill popsicle molds with chopped fruit.
  2. Pour lemonade into each mold, covering the fruit and leaving 1/4 inch space at the top.
  3. Insert popsicle mold covers or sticks and freeze, for least 5 hours or overnight.
  4. Run water over popsicle mold to separate, pull popsicle out, and enjoy.

 

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Strawberry Cheesecake Yogurt Parfait Recipe

This strawberry cheesecake yogurt parfait recipe is a delicious lunchbox treat or snack kids will love.  

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Healthy Dessert Idea and lunch box treat or snack

It’s strawberry season!  I’ll admit, I look forward to strawberry season almost as much as spring.  There’s just something about those juicy, sweet, ruby red berries that are a sign that warmer days and sunshine are on the way. However, if you are reading this in the middle of winter, know that you can use frozen strawberries too!

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My kids love strawberries too.  Many days I catch them eating strawberries plain, straight out of the box, but it’s fun to find new ways to enjoy this naturally sweet fruit too.

Why not add them to yogurt?  Fruit and yogurt make a great breakfast, after school snack, or in this case a healthy lunch box dessert.

While there are many great fruit yogurts on the store shelves these days, making your own version could not be easier.  The added bonus is that you know there are no artificial flavors or colors added.

Our version of cheesecake is much lower in fat than traditional cheesecakes and the ingredients are all natural.  This is one dessert, high protein snack or lunchbox addition you can always feel good about giving to your kids.  The protein provided by the greek yogurt and almond butter are an added bonus too.

No strawberries on hand?  Blueberries or raspberries fill in easily and are just as delicious!

Healthy Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait

  • Author: MOMables
  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Cuisine: Lunch

Ingredients

  • 1 6oz cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 2-3 strawberries, sliced
  • 1 graham cracker, crumbled

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix yogurt, almond butter, maple syrup and strawberries.
  2. Place inside a chilled thermos container, top with crumbled graham cracker and pack in lunchbox with your child’s favorite sandwich, fruit and veggies.

 

 

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