Happy Halloween, Y Family!

While traditionally the main focus at Halloween is to indulge in our favorite sweet treats and candy, there are plenty of ways to sneak some healthy and festive recipes into your holiday! If you are trying to stay healthy while still serving spooky snacks, check out our Top 10 favorite ghoulish recipes below.

From all of us at the Y, we hope you and your families have a healthy, safe, and fun Halloween!

1. Healthy Halloween stuffed peppers

Healthy Halloween stuffed peppersCelebrate Halloween with these spooktacular healthy stuffed peppers. They’re perfect for a family dinner ahead of trick-or-treating!

(via BBC GoodFood)

2. Banana Ghosts

Banana Ghosts Healthy Halloween SnackThese sweet treats are perfect for a Halloween snack. Just press chocolate chips into half of a peeled banana so that they resemble a ghost face!

(via Spaceships & Laser Beams)

These sweet potato chips are a healthy alternative to fried potato chips and are perfect to break up the sweet treats!

(via Food Matters)

4. Veggie Skeleton

This might be our favorite new way to serve crudités. Bell peppers as ribs? Genius!

(via Feeding Frenzy)

5. Apple Nut Butter Teeth

These apple wedges are seriously spooky! We might suggest turning two of the sunflower seeds around to make a vampire version as well.

(via Natural Noshing)

6. Jack-o-Lantern Sandwich

This adorable Jack o lantern sandwich is easy to make and frightfully fun to eat!

 7. Frozen Boo-nanas

healthy halloween snacksThese banana pops are a great alternative to sugar-filled ice creams and lollipops. If you want to go totally refined sugar-free, but keep things delicious, use Greek yogurt instead of white chocolate.

(via HelloFresh)

8. Witches Cheese Stick Brooms

These are fun, quick, and easy to make with snacks you likely already have like pretzel rods and cheese sticks!

(via HomeGrownTraditions)

Cute, festive, and just a little creepy, this spider halloween grilled cheese sandwich will have your kids giggling and grinning. Get the fun recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Cute, festive, and just a little creepy, this spider Halloween grilled cheese sandwich will have your kids giggling and grinning.

(via Rachel Cooks)

Need Halloween party favors, then try these zombie fingers made with just 5 ingredients. The recipe is vegan and gluten free too. recipesfromapantry.com #halloween #halloweenpartyfavors #zombiefingers #witchesfingers #veganhalloweenThese Zombie Fingers Halloween party favors are no-bake Halloween treats that kids and adults alike will love. They are suitable for Gluten-Free and Vegan diets too.

(via Recipes from a Pantry)