Healthy Halloween Snacks

October 10, 2016Sew White
Creating pumpkins out of oranges for healthy halloween snacks

Halloween can be healthy! These Healthy Halloween Snacks are the cutest thing to make and will get the kids creative too.

Halloween oranges pumpkins as Healthy Halloween Snacks 
Create a really fun, quick, artistic and healthy Halloween snack. Take satsumas or small oranges and wash them to remove some of the grease on the skin. Let children use marker pens to draw on pumpkin faces and leave to dry for an hour. It really is that simple. They look so cute and I love seeing how excited children get when they get a little pumpkin they can take around with them but also eat when they’re hungry.
 
Cute little oranges with pumpkin faces drawn on Healthy Halloween Snacks
 
Then, peel and eat – a spookily healthy treat, that is perfect for children and big kids too. They don’t take long at all. I think I did these in about 10 minutes. If you need some pumpkin inspiration head to Pinterest or Instagram. Or use my little orange cuties to inspire your healthy snack pumpkins.

These are so fun to make and I absolutely love getting to create different faces. I think I prefer doing the cute faces rather than the scary ones. The top orange with his little smile it just so cute. Healthy Halloween Snacks exist can get you creative too!

 
I created this for my food news page for the Wimbledon, Wandsworth, Putney & Barnes issue of Time & Leisure
 
Healthy Halloween Snacks oranges with drawn on pumpkin smiles
Creating pumpkins out of oranges for healthy halloween snacks
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Healthy Halloween Snacks Oranges as Pumpkins

Halloween can be healthy! These Healthy Halloween Snacks are the cutest thing to make and will get the kids creative too.

Course Snack
Cuisine British, English
Keyword Healthy Halloween Snacks, Healthy Halloween Snacks Oranges as Pumpkins, turning oranges into pumpkins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 oranges
Calories 45 kcal
Author Sisley White

Ingredients

  • 4 satsumas or oranges
  • sharpie pen

Instructions

  1. Take your oranges and give them a wash. Dry them.

  2. If you aren't confident using a sharpie straight away lightly pencil the design on to the orange and then colour in with the sharpie.

  3. Leave them to dry and then Happy Halloween.

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6 Comments

  • Helen at Casa Costello

    October 17, 2016 at 4:20 pm

    What a brilliant idea? I cannot believe we haven’t done it before – Even my girls end up yearning for something healthy to counteract the Halloween sugar.5 stars

    1. Sew White

      October 23, 2016 at 2:17 pm

      Thank you Helen. It is fun and I have to admit I really enjoyed making them.
      Halloween sugar is good but cute pumpkins are one better.

  • Kerry at Kerry Cooks

    October 17, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    I’ve seen this idea on Pinterest before and honestly dismissed it but your little faces are just THE CUTEST!5 stars

    1. Sew White

      October 23, 2016 at 2:16 pm

      Aww thank you. It was fun playing about with faces – big pumpkin cutting scares me as I always mess it up. Marker pen is the way to go!

  • Camilla @FabFood4All

    October 18, 2016 at 9:32 am

    So cute Sisley, satsumas do lend themselves so well to being faux pumpkins:-)5 stars

    1. Sew White

      October 23, 2016 at 2:13 pm

      Thank you Camilla. They are so cute. Couldn’t bring myself to eat them after!

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