It's that time of year where pumpkins are in high demand, scary movies are all the range, and it's total normal when Dave from accounting comes into work dressed as a vampire, (which you've secretly suspected him of being all along) To mark the spookiest time of the year we are sharing some delicious and healthy Halloween themed treats that everyone can enjoy.
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1. Monster Melon
Lets start with the appropriately scared looking monster melon. After attempting to carve a pumpkin on several occasions at this point there's no doubt you will be a proficient carver by now, even if that's not the case, this one is really simple. The only carving involved is the monster mouth, then with two; apple slices blueberries and toothpicks you've got the eyes, now all that is left to do is use the watermelon and your favourite other fruit to fill and let spill out of its mouth for display.
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2. Pumpkin Face Fruit Bowl
How about a spin on a traditional Halloween staple. By placing orange slices, apple wedges, grapes, into a bowl you can create a delicious pumpkin face for everyone to dig into. Add green apple slices for the stem for added effect.
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3. Vegetable Skeleton
This snack idea is the perfect way to get your kids excited about eating their vegetables, Let them take control and arrange the skeleton however they like. All you'll need is ;Celery sticks, Baby carrots, Mushrooms, sliced, Cucumbers, cut into rounds, Pea pods, A few lettuce leaves, some olives, Red bell pepper and whatever dip you would like.
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4. Scary Strawberries
Time for something a little sweeter. Take your strawberries and some chocolate, get a mix of milk, white and dark, then simply melt the chocolate and dip the strawberries into the melted chocolate. Put them in the fridge and once they are solid you can draw faces on with the remaining chocolate. Get Creative! add food colouring to the chocolate to make loads of different monsters.
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5. Wicked Witches Hats
This one will separate the ghouls from the ghosts. This spellbinding desert is delicious and all you need are a few ingredients: 8 ounces black candy coating wafers (alternatively use milk tempered chocolate ), Oreo Cookies, strawberries, green decorating icing and orange-colored sprinkles. Microwave the candy coating wafers for 1 minute and stir until smooth. Next dip the Oreos into the melted coating covering evenly. Cut the top off of the strawberries and then dip into the candy coating, place the strawberries on top of the Oreos and let them sit. Finally use the icing and the sprinkles to decorate like a witches hat. Then sit back marvel at and enjoy your creations.
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