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A Healthy Fun Halloween
10/24/2011 12:24:14 PM
Try some fun, healthy Halloween treats.
The folks at RealCaliforniaMilk.com have come up with some rather charming and healthy recipe offerings for your Halloween party. Recipes include:
Toasted Ghosts: Frightfully good. Choose your favorite cheese such as Monterey Jack, Cheddar, Colby or Swiss and cut into a ghost-like shape with a cookie cutter. Place the cut-out cheese on two slices of bread and toast, open-faced under the broiler.
Eyeball Salad: Ghoulish and gooey! Create a bed of spinach topped with bocconcini (small mozzarella balls) cut in half, decorated with sliced olives for pupils and ketchup lines to look “blood shot”. Use a tomato or red bell pepper strip to create a mouth.
Pumpkin Shake: Spice up the season by blending milk with canned pumpkin, orange juice, honey and pumpkin pie spices; serve in a tall glass topped with whipped cream and grated nutmeg.
Spider Web Pizza: A boo-tiful and delicious dish. Using pre-baked pizza crust, spread pizza sauce evenly. Create a web pattern made with string cheese and bake until bubbly and golden brown. Decorate with a black olive “spider”.
Cottage Cheese Brain: Frankenstein beware! Mix blueberries, diced strawberries and chopped nuts with cottage cheese, form into two lobes of a “brain” on a plate or platter.
Frozen Ghost Pops: For a ghostly delicious frozen treat try freezing vanilla yogurt in traditional popsicle-shaped molds. Once frozen, remove yogurt popsicles and design faces made with licorice or black jelly beans.
Witch Sticks: Spear cheese cubes of any flavor with chunks of pepperoni or salami on fun Halloween picks – a snack on a stick befitting any ghost or goblin!