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EatingWell's Pepperoni Pizza

Pepperoni pizza gets a healthful makeover with whole-wheat pizza dough and a flavorful tomato sauce that, thanks to the addition of pumpkin puree, provides extra beta carotene and fiber. We've topped the pie with low-fat turkey pepperoni, but if you like, use your favorite sliced vegetables instead.

» EatingWell's Pepperoni Pizza

Burnt Sugar Lollipops

No special equipment or fancy molds are needed for these gorgeous jewels—just a little patience and steady hand to pour out the hot sugar syrup. Wrap the lollipops individually in large, clear lollipop bags and seal with a silver twist-tie or a piece of ribbon. Affix them individually to the bows of your holiday presents or hang them on your tree and offer them to guests as they leave.

» Burnt Sugar Lollipops

Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld, a hypnotherapist and writer, started improving the nutritional profile of a friend's mother's ginger cookie recipe by substituting whole-wheat pastry flour for all-purpose flour and canola oil for shortening. “Experiment with these cookies,” she advises, “as they taste great either slightly underdone or crispy.” She calls them “the quickest cookies you'll ever bake.”

» Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crunch

Crunchy wheat cereal, pretzels and almonds coated in bittersweet chocolate makes an addictive sweet-salty snack.

» Chocolate Crunch

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Marshmallow Frosting

Shredded apple replaces some of the oil and keeps the cake moist in these cinnamon-spiked cupcakes. There is a generous amount of fluffy marshmallow frosting to mound or pipe on top for a festive look. Be sure to frost them right after you make the frosting—it stiffens as it stands and becomes more difficult to spread.

» Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Marshmallow Frosting

Mango-Strawberry Jello Jigglers

These sweet mango-strawberry jello jigglers are fun to make and even more fun to eat. Great for an after school snack or a simple weeknight dessert.

» Mango-Strawberry Jello Jigglers

Caramel Apples

This healthy caramel apple recipe has just enough caramel to give a nice hit of salty-sweet flavor in each bite for a tasty dessert.

» Caramel Apples


Scare up some healthy and delicious fall treats with these fun Halloween recipes.

Halloween is party time and by making your own healthy goodies for your family and friends you’ll show them what a real treat is! We’ve provided some themed Halloween menus to make your gathering of spirits of all ages a smash hit. These Buffalo wing recipes, pizza recipes and pumpkin dessert recipes work just as well all season long—whip one up any day of the week to break up a boo-ring routine. This collection focuses on healthy Halloween recipes that are festive and fun—some colorful, some spicy—and all with great flavors that scream autumn.

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Healthy Halloween Recipes: Halloween Appetizers, Side Dishes and Drinks

Even though boneless Buffalo wings are made with healthy...
Spiked with fresh ginger and orange juice, sauteed grated...
Adults and kids alike love the tanginess of this ranch-...
Deviled eggs are a perennial potluck favorite. Our recipe...
Make this your dip for Boneless Buffalo Wings and crunchy...
Make your own grape juice by pureeing and straining fresh...
Lemon zinger tea adds oomph to plain apple cider.

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Halloween Main Dishes

Pepperoni pizza gets a healthful makeover with whole-wheat...
Colorful, spicy and fragrant, these delicious burgers are...
Orange marmalade is the secret ingredient in this quick...

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Halloween Desserts

Shredded apple replaces some of the oil and keeps the cake...
This healthy caramel apple recipe has just enough caramel...
These popcorn balls are made with agave nectar and peanut...
Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld, a hypnotherapist and writer, started...
These sweet mango-strawberry jello jigglers are fun to make...
Crunchy wheat cereal, pretzels and almonds coated in...
You don't have to have pumpkin pie to still enjoy...
You don't have to sit around a fire to enjoy S'...
A Thanksgiving meal wouldn't be complete without...
The deep flavors of molasses, cinnamon, ginger, allspice...
These popcorn balls are held together with a flavorful...
This simple recipe for caramel popcorn balls with raisins...
Forget the artificial colors and flavors–our hand-held...

Healthy Halloween Candy and Snacks

No special equipment or fancy molds are needed for these...
With the news that dark chocolate contains some healthful...
Healthful bonbons are truly a gift of love.
The warm, winning flavor of cinnamon can be savored for a...
Deliciously addictive, these simple fruit candies have an...
Granola bars are a snap to make—keep a batch of these on...
Often when you drop in at someone's home in Israel,...

Healthy Apple Punch Recipe

For a nonalcoholic version, add more club soda or juice to...

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