This Halloween Snack Tray is filled with scrumptious and wholesome snacks, and makes a fully lovable and crowd-pleasing centerpiece for Halloween events or get-togethers! We’ll provide you with all the guidelines and recipes it’s essential to make your individual present stopping snack tray.
Healthy Halloween Snacks Everyone Will Love
I like placing collectively snack trays for events or get-togethers, and after seeing some enjoyable vacation themed ones on-line, I figured it was time to place my very own spin on a Halloween Snack Tray. Most of the weather have been tremendous straightforward and fast to place collectively and I can’t even inform you how a lot everybody liked it! The better part was that I used to be in a position to incorporate so many wholesome components that my youngsters love- and since it was so enjoyable it made them much more excited to dig in!
Ingredients we used for our Halloween Snack Tray:
- Apple Slices
- Caramel Dip
- Assorted Crackers
- Celery & Peanut Butter
- Cheese Slices & Cubes
- Mandarin Oranges
- Mini Bell Peppers
- Black Olives
- Chocolate Covered Pretzels
- Cherry Tomatoes
How to Make a Healthy Halloween Snack Tray:
- Make the completely different components. We made these Vampire Guacamole Cups, Halloween Pretzels, and Spiders on a Log. You may substitute these with completely different retailer purchased choices, if desired!
- Prep the fruit and greens. Slice apples, peel mandarin oranges, and peel the kiwi (leaving a number of the peel on the highest to appear to be Frankenstein’s hair).
- Cut the cheese. Cube cheddar cheese, and use a small ghost cookie cutter on slices of pepper jack cheese.
- Start constructing your board. Find a pleasant massive tray to begin constructing your snack board on. I choose utilizing one with sides- it actually helps with transportation! Start including issues to your tray, making an attempt to evenly distribute the weather and colours across the board. Place bowls or bigger objects on first after which add smaller objects round them.
- Add sweet eyes. Once I’ve every little thing positioned on the board, I like so as to add the sweet eye components. I used a dab of guacamole so as to add the eyes to the mini bell peppers. They eyes caught on the kiwi simply wonderful with out utilizing any ‘glue’.
- Dig in!
Tips for Making a Great Snack Tray
Keep colour in thoughts!
An excellent snack tray has a number of colour. Avoid a bland board through the use of fruit and veggies so as to add vivid pops of colour to your tray.
Don’t overdo it.
More isn’t all the time higher! Shoot for the 3-3-3-3 ratio. 3 completely different fruits, 3 completely different cheese, 3 completely different starches, and three accompaniments. Look for flavors that steadiness one another for a nicely rounded board. Try and supply an excellent selection.
Prep as a lot as you may forward of time.
When potential, prep your components forward of time. It will make it a lot simpler (and quicker!) to assemble your board when it’s time to serve.
Use the correct sized tray.
A 12×18″ tray is an effective medium-sized board that may feed between 4-6 folks. For a bigger group, shoot for a tray that’s at the very least 18×24″.
Shop your pantry.
Snack boards are an incredible use for that final sleeve of crackers or the quarter stuffed jam jar within the fridge! Nuts and dried fruits are additionally a tasty addition and ideal for filling these gaps with out spending a ton of cash.
More Halloween Recipe Ideas for Your Snack Tray:
I’m a registered dietitian, mother of 4, avid lover of meals and robust promoter of wholesome habits. Here you will discover a number of scrumptious recipes filled with fruits and veggies, suggestions for getting your youngsters to eat higher and turn out to be intuitive eaters and plenty of sources for feeding your loved ones.