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Easy Halloween Recipes
Recipes on September 7, 2017 by

Easy Halloween Recipes

It's about that time of year again. The leaves will begin turning, the air will become crisp and cool, and skeletons, ghosts, and goblins will begin decorating front porches far and wide. All the signs are there indicating Halloween is fast approaching. The stores will become loaded with everything pumpkin flavored, and people will begin rushing to and fro, preparing for the upcoming holiday season.

When Halloween arrives, children will begin trick or treating, with princesses and fairies and witches and monsters knocking at your door, clamoring for candy and treats. Getting into the spirit of things, you might even decide to host a friendly little Halloween get-together for the neighborhood.

The only problem is that you feel just a little bit nervous about having all those people over and trying to figure out what to feed them. Fortunately, hosting a Halloween event doesn't have to be scary at all. There are many quick and easy Halloween recipes that will please people of all ages, and as a bonus, you won’t break out in hives trying to prepare them.

Keep reading for three easy Halloween recipes you can whip together without breaking a sweat. The best part is that despite their above average nutritional value, they taste amazing, and your family, as well as your guests, will be sure to adore them.

Because not every Halloween treat needs to be candy, right?

Butternut Ginger Smoothie

Easy Halloween Recipes _ Bob’s Red Mill

For those cool, beautiful fall evenings, why not try a combination of spicy ginger and butternut squash to warm you back up? Ginger root is naturally soothing to the tummy and adds just a hint of spice, while the butternut squash purée is packed full of fiber, vitamin A, and potassium. Add almond butter to the mix for a bit of flavor and to give the treat a good dose healthy fats.

Then, because Halloween tends to make us all a little braver than usual, be sure to add Bob’s Red Mill Chai Protein Powder Nutritional Booster to give the drink an extra nutritional punch. Once you blend it all together, you’ll be left with a smooth and tasty treat that you can enjoy alone, over breakfast with a friend, or with a crowd. Either way, it’s sure to be a flavorful hit.

Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls

Pumpkin spice protein balls are an excellent snack that’s good for any time of the day. Whether it's before you hit the gym, after a tough workout, or when you just want a small meal and don’t want to eat anything heavy. Beefed up with Bob’s Red Mill Chai Protein Powder Nutritional Booster as well as pumpkin seeds, these balls are loaded with protein. When you incorporate ingredients like organic coconut flour, pumpkin purée, fine macaroon coconut, cocoa nibs, pitted dates, plus spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice, these mini but mighty snacks are pleasing to the taste buds too.

These are great treats that you can serve to guests as an appetizer, or enjoy at home alone and keep them all for yourself. Just remember that sharing is caring!

Gluten Free Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cute little cookies with chocolate “spiders” for chips, make a festive gluten free treat for guests and family who may suffer from gluten sensitivities. You can use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour to make them. This gluten free flour allows you to replace your regular flour cup for cup, with little to no difference in taste or texture.

Try making a few batches of these for the local block party! You can also make these cookies to put together fun Halloween platters for friends and family. Everyone who tastes them is sure to love them.

Remember, holiday recipes don’t have to be complicated or require a lot of time and labor to be a hit. These easy Halloween recipes are simple to make, use only a handful of ingredients, and are chock full of healthy goodies that pack a strong nutritional punch.

Plus, each treat is laden with those nostalgic fall flavors we all know and love. What more could anyone ask for this Halloween?

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