When we were young, the coolest parents on the block would hold a Halloween party complete with ghoulishly fun treats like slippery eyeballs, slimy worms and gummy brains. It's time to bring the tradition back!
These days, thanks to video games, cable television and the Internet, it can be a little difficult to entertain the minds of your young ones. But don't get discouraged moms. Here are a few Halloween food ideas for kids that will have them wondering what's wrong with you ... and loving every minute of it!
Nothing starts off All Hallow's Eve like a hearty breakfast of pumpkin flapjackolanterns! Ok, so flapjacks aren't that spooky or grotesque, but we are talking about breakfast here -- and besides, Halloween is all about pumpkins, right? Check out this recipe for a delicious morning treat.
By the time lunch rolls around, your kids will be itching to get in their costumes and take to the streets in search of candy. But before heading out, fill them up with some healthy spider sandwiches. Simple to make and easy to enjoy, your kids will even get a kick out of helping you make these tasty morsels.
Imagine the look on your kids' faces when they return home after an afternoon of trick-or-treating and you tell them they're having cat litter for dinner! Here's how to make a disgustingly delicious dinner that really sets the mood -- whether it's Halloween or some other special occasion, like when the in-laws stop over for a visit.