Halloween is all about the festive costumes and tasty themed treats. Many mainstream holiday foods are often not compatible for children requiring certain dietary restrictions. We’re rounding up some of our favorite vegan and gluten-free friendly Halloween recipes your kid is sure to love!
Apple Halloween BITES!: This protein-full recipe is fun, healthy, slightly sweet, free of gluten and has you covered in the world of Halloween-themed treats.
Halloween chips and nacho “cheese”: Many Halloween festivities include snacks containing dairy, as well as other additives. By making your own chips, you’re able to provide a vegan and gluten-free alternative with lower sodium and recognizable ingredients. Use Halloween cookie cutters to shape the tortillas.
Mummy Dogs: You can’t go wrong with this veggie-full and classic party food. Compared to their meaty counterparts, these mummy dogs made with the vegan and gluten-free alternatives contain less cholesterol and saturated fat. These savory Halloween appetizers are equal parts scary, tasty and filling.
Banana ghosts and tangerine pumpkins: These fruit-filled treats are easy, healthy and full of vitamins such as potassium and vitamin c. Make these ahead of time or make it an activity with the kids.
Homemade candy corn: Candy corn is a Halloween classic. This tasty candy is fun to make and fun to eat! Follow this recipe for a tasty vegan alternative.
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