Ghostly Pizza - Fun fact: olives contain vitamin E which is anti-inflammatory, benefits the heart and skin and is a vital part of the Mediterranean diet
High fibre (makes 2-4 serves) 3-4 grams of fibre per serve *Vegetarian, Vegan (click here to view the low fibre / low residue recipe alternative)
2 wholemeal thin pizza bases – for extra vegetable intake try the new cauliflower pizza bases
Pizza base sauce
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves
10 finely chopped black and green olives
Grated mozzarella (or vegan cheese)
Extra black and green thinly sliced olives to make spooky faces
Heat oven to 180C.
Place the two pizza bases on pizza trays.
Add a liberal layer of pizza base sauce all over the pizza.
Sprinkle oregano and chopped olives over the bases.
Arrange the cheese or cheese alternative in two touching triangles in the middle of the pizza.
Bake until cheese melts and the crust is firm to crunchy. The cheese melts into a ghost shape.
Add a spooky grin and eyes with the olive pieces and serve.
Spooky Sausage Mummies - Fun fact: mustard seeds come from the same family of vegetables as broccoli and cabbage and have similar health benefits
High fibre (makes as many sausage mummies as you desire) 1 – 4 grams fibre, check sausage label for fibre content – generally meat versions have little to no fibre
*Vegetarian, vegan options available (click here to view the low fibre / low residue recipe alternative)
1-2 sheets of frozen puff pastry cut into ‘bandage’ strips approximately 4-5 mm wide
Sausages of your choice
Extra virgin olive oil
Thick yellow mustard or tomato sauce for eyes
Heat oven to 180C.
Line a baking tray with baking paper brushed with olive oil.
Place sausages in a row preferably not touching each other.
Brush with olive oil & bake for 10 minutes.
Take out of the oven and let cool.
‘Bandage’ the top of each sausage for the mummy head.
Leave a 4cm gap for the face/eyes.
Wrap pastry strips around each sausage unevenly and bake until the pastry is puffed, golden and crisp.
Lay the mummies on a serving plate, let cool and add yellow or red sauce eyes to serve.
Jelly Eyeballs - Fun fact: lychees contain epicatechin which is the same antioxidant which is found in green tea
High fibre (serves 4-6 ) 1 – 2 per serve *Vegan option (click here to view the low fibre / low residue recipe alternative)
Packet of red jelly (Natural low sugar, animal free versions can be used)
Tin of lychees or use fresh lychees
Blueberries or black jelly beans for eyes
Make jelly as per packet instructions.
Open a tin of lychees and drain thoroughly or peel and deseed fresh lychees.
When the jelly is set chop roughly and place on a dish.
Place a blueberry or black jellybean in the centre of each lychee to make the eyeballs.
Place eyeballs on top of the jelly with eyeballs pointing in all directions.
For extra ghoul effect add a teaspoon of matcha powder to vanilla yoghurt and dollop around the edge of the plate.