Spooky Halloween Delights: 5 Recipes for Every Little Monster and Their Parents!
Turmeric Pumpkin Puree (A Treat for The Tiniest Tastebuds)
For parents venturing into the world of purees, our Turmeric Pumpkin Puree is a mesmerizing blend of flavors. With just a few simple steps, this smooth and aromatic puree is sure to delight your little one’s senses.
- 1/2 lbs pumpkin flesh
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1 tsp olive oil
- Wash the pumpkin, cut it in half, remove the skin and seeds, and cut the flesh into cubes.
- Steam the pumpkin cubes for 20 minutes until tender.
- Blend the steamed pumpkin into a smooth puree with olive oil and turmeric.
- Adjust the texture with a bit of cooking water if needed.
Butternut and Quinoa Pancakes (A Baby-Led Weaning Wonder)
For the brave souls embracing baby-led weaning, our Butternut and Quinoa Pancakes are a delightful finger food option. These little pancakes are packed with wholesome goodness and are easy for little hands to grasp, making mealtime a playful experience.
- 1/2 lbs butternut squash
- 1/4 cup quinoa
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Peel, seed, and cut the butternut squash into cubes. Steam until soft.
- Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
- In a bowl, mix the cooked butternut squash, quinoa, egg, and cornstarch.
- Heat olive oil in a pan. Spoon the mixture into small pancakes and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
Banana Ghost Lollipops (A Playful and Spooky Snack)
For a bit of spooky fun, our Banana Ghost Lollipops are a hit with tiny tots. These ghostly delights are not only adorable but also incredibly simple to make. Let your little ones enjoy the magic of turning bananas into delightful ghostly treats!
- 1 banana
- 1 dark chocolate square
- Melt chocolate in a microwave or using a water bath.
- Peel the banana and cut it in half. Make small notches at the end of each half.
- Insert a popsicle stick into each banana half.
- Use a toothpick to draw eyes and a mouth on the banana ghosts with melted chocolate.
Pumpkin Spice "Latte" for Baby (A Cozy Fall Sip)
Even the tiniest witches and wizards deserve a taste of fall’s favorite flavor! Our Pumpkin Spice “Latte” for Baby is a warm, comforting treat made with love. Plus, it’s customizable, allowing you to adjust sweetness and spice according to your little one’s palate.
- 8 oz milk (breastmilk, formula, plant-based, or animal)
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice or cinnamon
- Mix milk, pumpkin puree, maple syrup (if using), and pumpkin spice/cinnamon in a bottle, sippy cup, or open cup for older kids.
Roasted Butternut Squash Feast (A Family-Friendly Halloween Dinner)
For the entire family, our Roasted Butternut Squash Feast is a showstopper. With a blend of roasted butternut squash, crunchy almonds, sweet cranberries, and hearty quinoa, this dish is not just a feast for the eyes but also a delight for the taste buds.
- 1 butternut squash
- 1/4 cup almond meal
- Olive oil
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Cut the butternut squash lengthwise, remove the seeds, and brush each half with olive oil.
- Place the squash halves cut side down on a baking sheet. Roast for 45 minutes.
- Ten minutes before the end of cooking, turn the squash halves face up, sprinkle thyme and almond meal, and return to the oven until done.
For younger children, puree the roasted butternut squash. For older kids and adults, add roasted walnuts, cranberries, and quinoa. Serve with a side green salad for a complete meal.
There you have it – a spooky selection of recipes that will enchant your little ones and satisfy the whole family. Have a fang-tastic Halloween feast! Happy cooking!