At Tops Day Nurseries, we take pride in providing our children with healthy and allergy-friendly food choices every day. If you want to see some more options follow our blogs here. Halloween is a magical event filled with excitement, but it’s always wise to be prepared, especially when allergies are a concern. In this blog, we’ll explore our recommendations for store-bought sweets and even whip up a couple of homemade Halloween snacks with easy-to-follow recipes.
Homemade Halloween Snacks:
Jack-O’-Lantern Fruit Cups:
- Clementine oranges or small fruit cups
- Mixed fruits (For Example: grapes, berries, kiwi)
- Black edible marker
- Peel the clementine’s or prepare the small fruit cups.
- Using a black edible marker, let your creativity shine by drawing spooky Jack-O’-Lantern faces on the fruit cups or clementine’s.
- Moreover, arrange them on a platter, and you have a healthy and visually appealing Halloween treat that’s both nutritious and allergy-friendly.
Mummy Apple Slices:
- Apple slices
- Vanilla yogurt / melted white chocolate/ caramel
- Chocolate Buttons
- Dip apple slices in vanilla yogurt or drizzle melted white chocolate over them for a deliciously haunting touch.
- To bring your mummies to life, add Chocolate Buttons for the eyes.
- The end result? Adorable mummy apple slices that little ghouls and goblins will love.
To ensure a safe and enjoyable Halloween for kids with allergies, share these crucial safety tips. Here they are:
- Check ingredient labels on all treats to identify potential allergens. Look out for common allergens like peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, and gluten.
- Have an allergy action plan readily available.
- Lastly, try to make sure their child’s costume includes any necessary medical information, just in case.
We hope your Halloween is both safe and enjoyable for you, your little ones, and your family. Whether you choose delightful store-bought options or decide to create homemade treats, there’s no shortage of allergy-friendly options. At Tops Day Nurseries, we aim to ensure you have a Halloween filled with joy, safety, and wellness. As you embark on this Halloween adventure, remember to check labels and prioritize safety. With these precautions in place, you can ensure a Halloween filled with spooky delights that won’t haunt your health. Happy Halloween!