20 Orange and Black Foods for Halloween

20 Orange and Black Foods for Halloween

Even though it's more fun to just eat candy, it's important to add some healthier foods to your Halloween repertoire. Keep reading for a list of 10 black foods and 10 orange foods, so you can still be festive but not get sick!

Blackened Salmon Filets: A plethora of seasonings crust these fillets for perfect frying.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes or Yams: Looking for an alternative to standard mashed potatoes? Mash up sweet potatoes instead! They're slightly sweet and full of vitamin A!

Pumpernickel Bread: This is one of the best recipes for pumpernickel bread ever!

Orange and Honey Dressing: This dressing is sweet and tastes great on salads.

Grilled Steak with Pineapple Salsa: This dinner salad makes a really great and filling meal. It's also a fabulous way to use up leftover steak from a barbecue.

Cornbread Muffins: This is a great recipe for picnics or larger parties. It's easy for people to take a muffin and go.

Stuffed Olives: This combination of black, ripe olive and bright red cherry tomatoes is an easy and attractive appetizer.

Mango Salsa: My favorite mango salsa tops a whole-wheat tortilla bowl filled with chunks of chicken breast. What a nutritious and delicious meal.

Black Bean Soup: This is a great soup that you can easily make your own. Add your favorite vegetable, or some cheddar cheese on top to make it a little different every time.

Stuffed Pumpkin: I like this recipe, and have used it for everything as side dish as well as a mainstay for supper. It is an easy, delicious entree for this time of year.

Blackened Rib Eye Steak With Creamy Horseradish Sauce: This steak is fabulous, and festive for halloween with the blackened steak and white sauce.

Sweet Potato Casserole: This is my favorite sweet potato casserole for the holidays.

Black Bean Chipotle Burgers: This vegan mixture is too delicate to cook on the grill, but dredged in cornmeal and fried, it produces a crunchy crust you will love.

Crockpot Western Omelet Casserole: These hearty breakfast casserole is full of hashbrowns, breakfast meat, and more.

Black Bean and Corn Salsa: This is a great recipe to make for an appetizer at any party. Serve this with your favorite chips.

Carrot Apple Soup: On a brisk fall day, nothing is more appealing than a steaming bowl of this soup. The sage gives it that special taste.

Black Olive Caviar Bites: This appetizer is perfect for Halloween. Serve small toasts as an accompaniment. A great option if you're on a budget and can't afford the real thing!

Orange-Maple Beets: These go well with any main dish! Pop them in a salad for extra flavor, as well.

Russ's Blackberry Sauce: This delightful treat has many uses. You can also pour the hot sauce into sterilized jars and seal with paraffin for long time storage.

Baked Pumpkin Casserole: Add pumpkin, sugar and nutmeg into a casserole dish and you will have a great tasting side.

 

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