Forbidden Fruits

If you're looking for a spooky and healthy treat to serve the kids this Halloween, you've come to the right place!
Prep Time: 10 mins


  • 2 red apples cored
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes optional


  • Slice each cored apple into 4 rounds and squeeze over lemon juice on all sides to cover.
  • Using the back of a spoon, spread half of the slices with peanut butter on 1 side.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and top with the plain apple slice as a lid.
  • Place on a tray, drizzle tops with rice malt syrup and sprinkle with salt.
  • Serve chilled.


We have decorated ours with choc chips and coconut flakes, feel free to decorate your forbidden fruit as you please.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.