Spooky ‘Shrooms for Healthy Halloween Eats

Whether it’s the big boys or little ghouls, we all like to indulge a little when it comes to Halloween. ‘Trick or Treating’ may not be your thing anymore, but maybe the next-day 50% off is, like it is mine. To help, we’ve pulled together another frightfully fantastic list of spooky ‘shroom recipes that will be sure to impress adults and kids alike:

Beef and Mushroom Stuffed Peppers by Living Lou – Photo by Ontario Beef

Meals are made healthier using the Blend & Extend concept, blending finely chopped mushrooms with ground beef. The team from Ontario Beef took Living Lou’s recipe for Beef and Mushroom Stuffed Peppers and made them a healthy meal fit for Halloween night! The whole family will love the flavour in these peppers and you can feel good about sending your trick or treat-er’s out on a full stomach.

Halloween Pizza Pot Pies by Betty Crocker
Tombstone Chicken and Green Bean Bake by Pillsbury

I know I’ll be attending a couple of Halloween parties this year that will have a vast selection of sugary treats. Instead, I’m coming to the table with something that not only looks great, but will also let me feel a little bit better about sneaking an extra candy bar.

Baked Pumpkins with Spinach, Bacon and Cheese by Oh My Veggies
Mini Stuffed Jack-O-Lanterns by Go Dairy Free

Mushrooms not only keep you full, but give you the necessary vitamins and minerals to keep you energetic all night. Fresh mushrooms are a perfect choice for low energy-dense diets as they have high water content, are low in fat and contain some fibre: three factors that will help keep you feeling full with fewer calories.

Mummy Calzones by I Wash…You Dry
Carved Mushroom Skulls by Gareth Branwyn

What are you serving up this Halloween?

Want more Halloween ideas? Also see:
Halloween Treat Round-Up
It’s Halloween…Send them out on a full stomach
Get in the Halloween Spirit with Mushrooms
Happy Halloween!

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