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16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks

From bloggers around the world,  for America’s third favorite holiday, here’s a spooky bunch–16 healthy vegetarian Halloween picks and treats, a tempting mix of ghost and goblin real food, some savory, some sweet!

16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks | Letty's Kitchen

The thing is, I don’t even like Halloween. What a strange holiday. What are we celebrating? Free candy?

There, now you know.

Except I can’t resist Halloween theme food. Here are 16 healthy recipes that caught my eye.

Genius–these bell pepper jack o’ lanterns! This year Kristina at Spabettie stuffs them with quinoa and black beans. ↓↓

Pepper Jack o' Lanterns for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks

Carrot Ginger Quinoa Pepper Jacks from Spabettie.

Kids love the edible black squiggles poking in and out of these vegan Butternut Squash and Soba Noodles with Lentils. Do you know what the edible squiggles are? ↓↓

Butternut Squash Soba Noodles for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks

Butternut Squash and Soba Noodles from Letty’s Kitchen.

From Alida’s Kitchen–every family member gets to decorate their own Baked Potato Skin Pizzas. ↓↓

Baked Potato Skins Pizza for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks

Baked Potato Skin Pizzas from Alida’s Kitchen.

You could draw a spiderweb on top of most any smooth soup! Marjory at The Dinner Mom shows how in her recipe for Roasted Tomato Soup. For a clever flavor trick, use her make-it-easy idea to caramelize the canned diced tomatoes first. ↓↓

Roasted Tomato Soup for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Roasted Tomato Soup with a Spiderweb Design from The Dinner Mom.

These spiced vegan Monster Biscuits from Kathy at Healthy Slow Cooking are made with purple sweet potatoes and sweetened with maple syrup! ↓↓

Purple Sweet Potato Monster Biscuits for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Spice Monster Biscuits from Healthy Slow Cooking.

Is it about time for a cocktail? How about one of these honey-sweetened Jalapeño Cucumber Halloween Margaritas from Cheryl at 40 Aprons? ↓↓

Cucumber Jalapeño Margaritas for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Monsteritas Healthy Halloween Margaritas from 40 Aprons.

Of course Healthy Halloween Picks must include Deviled Eggs:

Like these Spider Eggs from Ashley at Make it & Love it. ↓↓

Spider Deviled Eggs for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks

Spider Eggs (aka Dressed Up Deviled Eggs) from Make it & Love It.

Don’t forget the Deviled Egg Bloodshot Eyeballs from Lindsay at Cotter Crunch. You’ll find more creative Halloween snack recipes in her post. ↓↓

Spooky Deviled Egg Eyeballs for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Paleo Deviled Eggs with Eyeballs from Cotter Crunch.

Creepy? Not really, but cute for Halloween–Easy Raspberry Mummy Pies from Kate at Veggie Desserts. She says to get creative with the fillings, like switch in savory tomato sauce for the raspberry jam. ↓↓

Raspberry Mummy Hand Pies for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Easy Raspberry Mummy Pies from Veggie Desserts.

How’s your sweet tooth? Need some Healthier Halloween Sweets?

These witch finger cookies do give me the creeps, in a fun way. From Erin at Texanerin, they’re made with whole wheat flour and bloody with strawberry jam. ↓↓

witch Fingers with Strawberry Jam for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Witch Finger Cookies (without food coloring) from Texanerin.

Alyssa at Simply Quinoa frosts her chocolate cupcakes with creamy orange frosting made from sweet potatoes and maple syrup. And the cupcakes are grain-free, made with coconut flour. ↓↓

Chocolate Cupcakes with Butternut Squash and Maple Syrup Frosting for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Grain Free Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes from Simply Quinoa.

Every plant-based recipe from Ania at Lazy Cat Kitchen rocks! No kidding, every recipe is amazing! For example, these Pumpkin Chocolate Cups. ↓↓

Pumpkin Chocolate Cups for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Pumpkin Chocolate Cups from Lazy Cat Kitchen.

Vegan, gluten free, and paleo, oozing with bright maple syrup sweetened raspberry chia jam–Blood and Guts Chocolate Cups from Abbey at Abbey’s Kitchen. ↓↓

Blood and Guts Chocolate Cups for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Halloween Blood and Guts Chocolate Cups from Abbey’s Kitchen.

Offer me a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, I’ll probably eat it. And invariably, I’m disappointed. Instead, make the 3-ingredient real food homemade versions—like this one by Ella at Pure Ella. The only sugar is in the dark chocolate. ↓↓

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups: Only 3 Clean Ingredients from Pure Ella.

A healthier riff on Robbie’s beloved October candy, these Raw “Snicker” Bars are made with a cashew almond base, and topped with date and peanut butter caramel. From Bree and Anna at Our Holistic Kitchen. ↓↓

Raw Snickers for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Raw Snickers from Our Holistic Kitchen.

The easiest ever. Truly the most healthful of all—these happy tangerines and bananas. From Alexa at Flo & Grace. ↓↓

Tangerine Pumpkins and Ghostly Bananas for 16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks
Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts from Flo & Grace.

I’ll be in Mexico this Halloween to celebrate their Dia de Los Muertos holiday, the traditional gathering of family and friends to remember those who have passed. Mole and hot Mexican chocolate will be served. Watch for altars and calaveras, of which there will be plenty, on my Instagram stories, starting on October 30th!

Do these healthy vegetarian Halloween picks make you grin and giggle? My hope is that they inspire you into the kitchen for some ghostly fun!

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  • Fun! and I appreciate less sugar! Reply · 4 weeks ago

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