It's Scary How Easy It Is to Make These Festive Jack-o'-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Since Halloween and candy go hand in hand, it can easily become an indulgent holiday — one that then leads into the feast that is Thanksgiving. If you're hoping to commit to your health goals and still celebrate the spooky season, consider jack-o'-lantern stuffed peppers. The festive and healthy recipe simply requires you to carve a bell pepper; stuff it with anything you like such as shredded chicken, ground turkey, brown rice, or salsa; and pop it in the oven.

Look ahead to see how other people are making them on Instagram, and then check out our protein-rich take on the recipe.

Protein-Packed Jack-o'-Lantern Peppers For a Healthy Halloween

Halloween makes us all think of candy and lots of it, but you can celebrate the holiday with some healthy foods too. These little jack-o'-lantern stuffed peppers are filled with a protein-rich mixture of quinoa and chicken. Cute, healthy, and delicious — we're sold. Watch the video to learn how to whip up a batch of peppers.