Healthy Halloween Part 2: Revenge of the Carrots & Puking Peppers

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More Halloween fun! Have some creepy dip and brains for dinner before you go Trick-or-Treating! These are healthy and yummy, and totally fun to make and eat. Have a great Halloween! 😀

Revenge of the Carrots
These are SO CREEPY and super fun! Have your Adult Assistant help you put the toothpicks into the carrots. Happy Halloween!
  1. 5 nasty crooked carrots
  2. 8 toothpicks
  3. 5 sliced almonds
  4. Your favorite dip, like black bean dip, guacamole, or hummus
  1. Line up the 5 carrots and decide which is going to be the thumb, pinky, etc. Vary the heights accordingly.
  2. Cut the bottoms of the carrots so that when they are standing up, they are at the right height. Make sure to cut the bottoms nice and flat!
  3. Carefully take toothpicks and attach the carrots together. We took one toothpick and broke them in half so they are shorter, but you can use a whole toothpick.The toothpick will keep your carrot fingers together and keep them from falling all over the place in the dip.
  4. Put your dip in a bowl. Carefully place your carrot fingers in the dip.
  5. Put a little dip on each almond slice and then stick them on the ends of the carrots. They are the fingernails.
  6. ENJOY! 😀
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Puking Peppers
Ewwwwww! These Puking Peppers are the perfect thing to eat before going Trick-or-Treating! It's super fun to make too, and if you use gluten-free quinoa pasta and add zucchini pasta, it makes it healthier. Me and my sister also like to take bites out of the (pepper) head! 😀
  1. 1 bell pepper
  2. 1 zucchini, made into noodles with a vegetable spiraler, or cut into strips with a knife
  3. Pasta, preferably gluten-free quinoa pasta
  4. Your favorite all-natural pasta sauce
  1. Cut the top of the pepper, and take out the seeds and white flesh.
  2. Using the pumpkin carving tool, carve a big mouth and eyes.
  3. In a bowl, combine the zucchini noodles, pasta, and sauce.
  4. Using clean hands, stuff your pepper with the noodle mixture, and pull some out of the mouth of the pepper.
  5. Place the top of the pepper back on (or leave it off to have the brains "spill out") - and serve!
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