Use your Tower Garden Harvest for These 5 Spooky Snacks
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5 Halloween Snacks to Get in You the Spooky Spirit
Whether it’s cute costumes, scary movies, or the culmination of all things autumn, Halloween is a special time of year that brings all sorts of excitement. But if you’re planning a festive party or getting your little trick-or-treaters ready for an evening of fun, do you wonder what you can do to make an otherwise sugar-induced extravaganza a bit healthier? If you do, fear not! We have ideas for crowd-pleasing snacks that incorporate fresh fruits and veggies, making them equally delicious and impressive to display. Best of all, every one of the ideas below incorporates at least one Tower Garden crop! So, grab your apron (and your kids) and get ready to have a healthy(ish) Halloween!
Harvest options: peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, cucumbers
A healthy skeleton is a happy skeleton! Create a cute and colorful veggie platter that’s spooky approved. You can use bell peppers for the rib cage, celery stalks for limbs, and lettuce, broccoli or cauliflower for the hair. Let your creative juices flow!
Spooky Roasted Veggies
Harvest Options: rosemary, basil, baby greens, sage
Spice up those traditional roasted veggies with a haunted twist! Use a cookie cutter to transform your fall favorite root veggies, like beets or sweet potatoes, and embellish the flavor with your Tower Garden herbs and baby greens.
Apple Monster Bites
Harvest Options: strawberries, peppers, tomatoes
Creepy meets cute with these apple monster bites! Now’s the perfect time of year to buy apples from a local orchard or at the grocery store. Use your Tower Garden strawberries or peppers for the monster tongue.
Harvest Options: cilantro, peppers, tomatoes
Guacamole is a great way to use up your Tower Garden cilantro, and the festive decor of these vampires allows you to use an extra veggie or two for this crowd-pleasing dish!
Pumpkin Stuffed Peppers
Harvest Options: bell peppers, poblano peppers, cilantro, sage, rosemary
Perhaps the heartiest option of the bunch, these spooky stuffed peppers are a great dish to feed your little ones before the trick or treating begins!
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