Healthy Meals

15 Dietitian-Backed Recipes for Spooky Szn


The leaves have changed, grocery store aisles are stocked with candy, and Halloween decorating is in full swing: Spooky szn is officially here. Halloween might be a one-night-only affair, but I believe you can celebrate all season long. For me, making a big pot of white chicken chili to enjoy while watching Hocus Pocus for the umpteenth time is a must every October. And let’s be real, I need my favorite Halloween candy on hand too. But just because the holiday is all about sweets, it doesn’t mean you can’t stick to your health goals. Keep reading for 15 Halloween recipes that are scary good—and nourishing, too!


1. Pumpkin Yogurt Dip


2. Pumpkin-Shaped Baked Brie


3. Halloween Hummus


4. Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta


5. Sweet Potato Nachos


6. Mini Spider Pizza


7. Halloween No-Bake Chocolate Matcha Cupcakes


8. Halloween Banana Popsicles

Source: Well Plated


9. Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Bars


10. Paleo Caramel Apple Slices


11. Vegan Pumpkin Snickers Bars

Source: Emilie Eats


12. Halloween Fruit Tray 


13. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


14. Halloween Sweet Potato Pumpkin Donuts


15. Jack-O’-Lantern Stuffed Peppers