The kids and I have been making our Halloween Boo-nana Ghosts for over two years now. It doesn’t have to be Halloween to make them—any day of the week will do 🙂

I wanted to come up with a new Halloween-themed recipe for kids that is also simple and healthy.  I thought that I accomplished it on my first try, until I was told by my kids that, “spiders always have 8 legs, not 6!” Is that common knowledge everyone but me knew? Apparently!

These Spooky Spiders are easy and fun to create. I wrote up this recipe using hummus and cranberries/raisins for eyes (pictured above). We have also made them with chocolate hazelnut butter and chocolate chips for eyes as well (pictured below).

Create, play, and enjoy!


Halloween Spooky Spidersdsc_0003-005
by Debbie Steinbock

Ingredients:
Crackers (such as these diamond shaped or circular ones)
Hummus
Carrots, celery, bell peppers and/or cucumbers, sliced very thinly for legs
Cranberries and/or raisins, cut in half for eyes

Preparation:

  1. Spread hummus on one side of each cracker, so it’s thick enough to secure the spider’s 8 legs.
  2. Spread hummus on one side of another cracker and “sandwich” it shut.
  3. Dip the cut cranberries and/or raisins in a tiny bit of hummus and secure the spider’s eyes.

img_5041We call this a “spider bite” 😉

About Debbie Steinbock, HHC

After years of being told that she had an "incurable" chronic health condition, Debbie turned to her diet to help her understand her disease, restore her body, and regain control of her health. Her personal journey has given her the knowledge and compassion necessary to help her clients take an active role in their own healing. Since starting her practice in 2000, Debbie has successfully helped hundreds of people across the country to improve their diet, enhance their current state of health, and eliminate a variety of health conditions.

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