Healthy Halloween Dessert- Your Kids Will Love

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Healthy Halloween Dessert Your Kids Will Love

Halloween is upon us and that means High Fructose Corn Syrup, Artificial Dyes, GMO ingredients, and SUGAR.
Sugar-oh my hyper goodness the sugar.
Seriously y’all, how many days after Halloween do you deal with a sugar-high child?
Well I have one Healthy Halloween Dessert recipe that your kids will love and it won’t send them into a sugar coma.

Healthy Halloween Dessert- Your Kids Will Love

Jello has long been a favorite dessert from the very young to the very old.
Jello is served in hospitals to those who are sick, recovering from surgery. Not to mention it’s generally a toddlers first ‘real food’ treat.

But what’s in our beloved wiggly dessert? Regrettably, Food Babe says Jell-O is more of a Trick than a Treat.

Food Babe Jello- Ingredients

If you would like to read more about the toxic ingredients of store-bought jell-o, click here to read the article by Food Babe. 

Good News- You don’t have to give up your childhood dessert!
You can make a healthy jello recipe that taste great AND your kids will love.

Healthy Halloween Desert Ingredients

    • 1 Cup Orange Juice
    • 1 Cup Evaporated Milk, Almond Milk or Coconut Milk- Chilled
    • 3 Tbsp of Cane Sugar or Honey
    • 2 Tbsp of Gelatin- Vital Protein Gelatin
    • Kale for Garnish
    • 8 Mini pumpkins
    • 2 Tbsp Raspberry or Strawberry Preserves
  • In addition to the ingredients, you will need a brain mold. However, you can use small dessert bowls.

This recipe makes 8 brains using mold recommended below

Healthy Halloween Desert Directions

  1. Heat orange juice over medium heat to almost boiling.
  2. Remove from heat and add Vital Protein Gelatin and sugar. Stir until dissolved.
  3. Add 1 cup of chilled milk- stir until blended.
  4. Pour jello into brain mold or dessert dishes.
  5. Chill for 4 hours or until firm
  6. When ready to serve, heat 2 Tbsp Raspberry preserves until melted (easy to pour)
  7. Remove stem from mini pumpkin and place on small plate
  8. Add kale to top of pumpkin
  9. Place jello brain on kale
  10. Drizzle preserves over brain
  11. Enjoy!!!

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Healthy Halloween Dessert Your Kids Will Love

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  2. zahra on October 24, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Sounds yummy. Thanks for sharing this recipe

  3. Herlina Kwee on October 24, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    Love the fun brain shape and it’s healthy. Maybe make the sauce a bit more reddish and thicker for a more gory effect 😉

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