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17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas
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Halloween is all about candy. It's one night of the year when it's impossible to keep your kids (and yourself) eating healthy. All those sweets make it even more important to have a dinner that will balance it out. You want something at least a little bit healthy that won't take away from the spirit of Halloween. Here are 17 recipes that are easy to make and full of that spooky Halloween vibe.

 

1. Mini Halloween Pizzas

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Pizzas are so easy to personalize. Make these pizzas from Tastes Better from Scratch or experiment with your own creepy shapes.

 

2. Mashed Potato Ghosts

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Mashed potatoes are an easy way to give your kids a nutritious meal. This recipe from Spend with Pennies shows you how to turn that simple snack into a pack of ghosts.

 

3. Halloween Sandwiches

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Halloween can be a busy day, so maybe you don't have the time to cook a full meal. These sandwiches from It's Always Autumn can be made in a matter of minutes, and the kids will have a great time helping out.

 

4. Halloween Stuffed Peppers

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Orange peppers look a lot like pumpkins and are easy to carve. These stuffed peppers from Everyday Jenny will make you feel like you're eating delicious jack-o-lanterns.

 

5. Deviled Eyes in Garlicky Black Bean Spaghetti Spoons

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Looking for a more realistic scare? These deviled egg spoons from Mom Dot aren't for the faint of heart, but they are a super yummy way to get some nutrition this Halloween.

 

6. Nutty Butternut Squash Soup

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Even healthy soup like this one from Food Done Light can be tuned spooky with a simple spider web pattern.

 

7. Mummy Stromboli

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

This stromboli from Eighteen 25 is easy to turn into a bandaged wrapped mummy. You can fill it with whatever ingredients you like.

 

8. Witch's Brew Soup

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Kids aren't usually very fond of eating green things, but Halloween might be an exception. This soup from Annie's Eats turns green mush into a sinister but healthy meal.

 

9. Dinner in a Pumpkin

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

An easy way to make any meal feel like Halloween is to eat it from a pumpkin. This recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch is super healthy and harmonizes perfectly with pumpkin.

 

10. Eyeball Pasta

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Regular pasta is made sinister with this recipe from Spend with Pennies by adding eyes that watch you eat.

 

11. Bloody Brains Roasted Cauliflower

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

You can't do much better than cauliflower and beets for a healthy meal. This recipes from Jeanette's Healthy Living makes these vegetables as scary as possible.

 

12. Halloween Hot Dog Pockets

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

The insides of these pockets from Plain Chicken are filled with a hotdog and cheese mixture. They may not be the healthiest things on this list, but your kids will definitely love them!

 

13. Bat Wings

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

These wings from Simply Delicious Food come from chickens, but turn them black and they look like bat wings.

 

14. Chicken Sandwich Monsters

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

You can make these chicken sandwiches from Like Mother Like Daughter with whatever you like, and the monster teeth will still make them perfect for Halloween.

 

15. Spooky Shepherd's Pie

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Use those ghost mashed potatoes to top this shepherd's pie dish from The Girl Who Ate Everything for an even more healthy and complete meal.

 

16. Monster Mash Soup

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Rice ball eyes make this soup from Peas and Crayons a great Halloween recipe that is as fun to eat as it is to look at.

 

17. Halloween Pot Pie

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas

Pot pie is another easy food to mummify. These pot pies from Super Healthy Kids are spooky fun for the whole family.

17 Halloween Dinner Ideas
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