Healthy Gluten Free and Protein Packed Halloween Treats

by lindsay cotter on October 24, 2014

Well folks, one week and counting till Halloween. Which means come November 1st, stores are going to be going Christmas crazy. Can you handle that? Hmmm, I think I’d rather just focus on one month at a time.

Like this month…. I’m excited for Halloween because it means we will officially be in OFF SEASON. One more race this weekend, although we are not sure if the kiwi is racing. Anyway, we have other athletes in town and we will be feeding them and cheering them on. Then it’s time to recoup! Light training, and no more travel till 2015. Goodness we need the rest. It’s been a long season, but more on that later.

Okay, so Halloween. Let’s talk about it. It can be tricky, yes? Haha, pun intended. But really, we want kids to have fun and be part of the event, but we also want to keep them healthy and make “better” choices. Am I right?

So maybe you can have your “treat” and eat it too with these options below. Gluten free and protein packed Halloween Treats. One in Healthy Bite form, because that’s my specialty. And one in muffin form, because their easy to make and to pack for school, breakfast, etc.

Let’s get the ball rollin..

orange dark choc. chip Halloween bites (1)

I’d say the key to these bites are definitely the chocolate nuttzo! I adore it’s dark chocolate taste! You can see the recipe on their site too. Use code COTTER-15 if you want to order and you’ll get 15% off.


The next Healthy Halloween Treat is made with Flapjacked. Oh and , guess what? I spotted it at our Whole Foods and Sprouts. YAY!!  Love using Flapjacked for baking. It’s super fast and delicious!

dark chocolate protein marshmallow muffins (GF)


marshmallow chocolate flapjacked muffins

See, easy and delicious! And for more healthy tricks and treats, check out Amanda’s link up! Some great workouts there as well. I was quite impressed with the pumpkin workout myself. ;-)

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What’s your go to Halloween treat?

Darn you candy corn pumpkins –> I call them crack corn pumpkins for a reason.




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