Fuzzy on the outside, green fleshed on the inside, kiwis make the perfect alternative treat to carve up for Halloween.

I mean, why should pumpkins have all the fun? Here are some ideas to play with your food and make something fun for the season.

kiwi carvings

Chocolate chips, pretzel pieces, sprinkles, and a little imagination is all you need to get a fun little snack for the upcoming Halloweekend.

The boys and I had some fun trying to make some Bad Piggies and Frankensteins with our kiwi creations. You can then skewer them up with some marshmallows and balled canteloupe for fun skewers!

Fruit Kebab Halloween

Frightful Fruit Kebabs via SheKnows

Candy and junk food is going to dominate the next week for your kids. So have some fun, think outside the candy pail and scoop up some Zespri® Green Kiwifruit and Zespri® SunGold Kiwifruit for your Halloween Party menu.

A melon bar never met a kiwi fruit it didn’t like to make some spooky green or gold kiwifruit eyeballs for a gross-out sensory game, punch decoration or panna cotta dessert.

Kiwi Coconut Panna Cotta

Kiwi Coconut Panna Cotta via Instructables

After our trip to Australia this summer, I became a big kiwi fan (especially after I learned I was eating kiwifruit wrong my entire life) and they’ve become a big part of our fruit collection each week.

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit provides three times the amount of vitamin C found in an orange. A kiwifruit has as much potassium as a medium banana. Two green kiwifruit contain about the same amount of fibre as a bowl of bran flakes.

They’re good for you, and they’re fun.

When you’re done carving them up, you can get really ghoulish and toss them in the blender to make a slime drink (recipe from zesprikiwi.com).

Zespri® Green Kiwifruit and Apple Slime

kiwi slime drink

kiwi-apple

Ingredients:
8 Zespri® Green Kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped
Juice of half a lime
300 ml milk
100 ml ice cubes
50ml honey
Finely chopped lemon balm

Preparation:

1. Liquidize everything except the lemon balm in a blender
2. Divide between four glasses and garnish with lemon balm

What are your slimy, green, kiwi inspired creations for Halloween?

Disclosure: Zespri is a previous client, this post is not sponsored.

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