It is easy to find a lot of cool Halloween recipes on the internet, most of them are filled with refined sugar. Many seniors have health concerns that they need to pay close attention to, Quality Family Care listed some of our favorite healthier options that still make Halloween fun and exciting for everyone. Delicious too!
These cute little deviled eggs made from healthy ingredients are easy for your elderly loved ones to put together, and taste great for the entire family to enjoy. They are great for Halloween parties or an appetizer before family dinner.
Sweet Potato Jack-o-Lanterns
Everyone knows that Sweet potatoes are healthy and tasty. These jack-o-lanterns are a fun, theme-appropriate snack that’s easy to make. Watch your family members eyes light up with excitement when you serve them. The prepping process is just as much fun. Get your senior family member involved in the process.
Dragon’s Blood Punch
Created mostly of juices (this still be too sugary for some seniors with blood-sugar problems), this punch is easy to serve in large portions and definitely makes for a tasty treat. Try getting the not-from-concentrate organic juices for a healthier option.
Shrunken Head Cider
From the creative mind of Martha Stewart comes this shrunken head cider. You can skip the alcohol and still stick with the rest of the recipe. It tastes delicious both ways. Don’t be afraid to add your own twist. And if kids are around be sure to separate the alcoholic version far out of the hands of children. Make two, one for the kiddies, and one for the grown-ups. Just don’t get them confused!
Cheesy Witch’s Brooms
We love these witch’s brooms made of cheese and pretzels. They are not too hard to make and can be even easier to eat. (scroll down the page for the English instructions). They are popular at parties, and end up going fast, so make a bunch!
If you have any questions or concerns about in home health care for your loved one, call Quality Family Care toll-free anytime at 877-513-7156. You deserve the best quality care that your family can find. And we are here to help.