Jack O Lantern Grilled Cheese for Healthy Halloween Snacks Kids Love!

Jack O Lantern sandwich for Halloween kids recipes that are healthy Halloween snacks kids enjoy

Healthy Halloween Snacks Kids Will Eat! Jack O Lantern Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Are you looking for Halloween kids recipes? Make your Halloween themed food fun and yummy without being full of sugar and fat. Jack O Lantern Grilled Cheese Sandwich makes a fun, festive healthy Halloween snacks kids love to eat. Full of calcium and whole wheat fiber, this recipe makes a great after school snack or light meal.   Look at the ingredient list and be sure to choose bread that begins with ‘whole wheat’ as the first ingredient to ensure optimum nutrition. Remember you can adjust the cheese to your preference and create your favorite Jack O Lantern Grilled cheese sandwich.

Halloween Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Pair Perfect with a Bowl Of Soup

Try pairing this fun Halloween grilled cheese snack with a delicious bowl of warm soup for a fun cool weather meal!  Serve with a bowl of my simple Black Bean soup for a Halloween theme colors and nutritious easy soup. Orange and black!  I have tons of easy soup recipes that you can whip up quickly! Start now making this fun Halloween Jack O Lantern grilled cheese sandwich and this healthy Halloween snacks kids eat happily and request!

Halloween Ooey Gooey Bars
Halloween Ooey Gooey Bars

Jack O Lantern Grilled Cheese Sandwich                                       

Year-round turn your favorite cheese sandwich into a  “face” sandwich, and in the fall it becomes the ideal Halloween sandwich. I also turn my Ooey Gooey Squares into fun Halloween kids recipes with orange food coloring.  If you can’t find orange food coloring, remember red and yellow make orange! Also, the kids love to make these homemade cinnamon rolls with biscuits and I have more easy healthy kid recipes on my healthy food blog

Makes 1 sandwich

2 slices dark bread (pumpernickel or dark whole wheat)
1 slice reduced-fat American cheese

1. On one slice of bread, cut out a jack-o’-lantern face. Place slice of cheese on an uncut slice of bread
2. Broil or toast in oven until cheese is melted. Remove from oven, and top with cut slice of bread.

Nutritional information per serving  Calories 181, Protein (g) 10, Carbohydrate (g) 27, Fat (g) 5, Calories from Fat (%) 22, Saturated Fat (g) 2, Dietary Fiber (g) 3, Cholesterol (mg) 10, Sodium (mg) 683 Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 2 starch

Jack o lantern grilled cheese sandwich fun healthy Halloween snacks kids love

Halloween Kids Recipes for Fun Creative Children’s Halloween Ideas

This recipe doubles as an activity for older children to enjoy ‘carving’ their own Jack O lantern face. And, keeping with the Halloween theme, get creative and gather clear glasses and vases to fill with candy corn and pumpkin candies for fun table-scape decorations that will surely not go to waste! I love letting the kids cook with me.  Watch how quick they eat the food they make themselves.  Such pride in their faces as they take a bite from their sandwich. Here’s some great healthy Halloween recipes for a healthy Halloween!

These Stencil Carving Kits Work Great

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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