Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Nothing says Halloween like bananas and clementines!  Okay, maybe not.  But a healthy Halloween snack is a refreshing change compared to the usual sugary treats that we associate with Halloween.  Plus, these two snack ideas are adorable!

Clementine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts - This is such an adorable and healthy Halloween snack idea!

I have had a really tough time finding the original source for this.  There are quite a few banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins floating around Pinterest.  These were just so cute that I had to make them for my girls.

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Look at all the healthy ingredients! Bananas, clementines, celery, and I would say the addition of 3 chocolate chips is pretty minimal on the sugar front.

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Peel the clementine and slice up celery into some skinny strips.  Pull out the center part of the clementine but don’t pull apart the pieces. I’m so excited that it’s clementine season now!  They are definitely one of my favourite things about this time of year.

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Poke the celery into the top of the clementine to make the pumpkin stem.  I had to trim the celery a couple times to get the right length.

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

How cute are these clementine pumpkins lined up on a plate?  My kids scooped these up right away.  I guess clementines are more popular than bananas in this household!

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

The banana ghosts were super quick to make too.  You just need a couple of bananas and a handful of chocolate chips – some mini chocolate chips and some regular chocolate chips.

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Cut the bananas in half:

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Poke the small chocolate chips into the banana to make the eyes:

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Poke the big chocolate chip into the banana for the ghostly mouth:

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

Look how cute these banana ghosts look all lined up in a row!

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

In under 5 minutes you can create an easy Halloween snack that is totally mom approved.

Banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins

These are just so adorable, I will definitely be making them again.  My picky little eaters love fun food like this.  It’s a great way to get them to eat some extra fruit!

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