You know what is really spooky? It is not the scary costumes but the processed candy that we inflict on our children every year around this time. Maybe you can change that and make for a healthy Halloween with some homemade handouts. At Nashua Nutrition we are all about great tasting healthy food. We think that Halloween is no exception.
So we have found a great article on 15 healthy Halloween recipes that you can easily create for your trick or treaters. They will be howling your praises for these great ideas. To find all 15 of them go to Healthy Holloween Treats.
So let’s talk about a few of them. Remember those awesome popcorn candy corn balls. Well how about changing that one up to popcorn, caramel and toasted pumpkin seeds. You can find this gem at Sweet and Spicy Pepitas Popcorn Balls
We all know how healthy dark chocolate is compared to milk chocolate. You can make at home a unique treat known at 5-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Bark. This awesome treat is loaded with Hazelnuts. You can try other ingredients as well such as dried cherries, almonds and so forth. Follow the recipe and hand out some healthy dark chocolate this year.
For the actual get together party, nothing looks scarier that the ghostly pumpkin pudding cups. Pumpkin pudding, meringue topping with little ghost eyes! These cute little treats from the nether world are sure to delight your guests. Just go to Ghostly Pumpkin Pudding to learn how to do this.
No Halloween is complete without eating your favorite spider, right? Oh Yeah! How about some dainty little chocolate covered pretzel bites that look like tiny spiders? Your kids will love eating these bad boys and so will the adults in your life. Sandra Lee has made this one possible at Spider Bites. Did we mention that there is peanut butter in this simple recipe as well. Chocolate and Peanut Butter is to die for!
Well, this was just a sampling of the delectable delights you can treat your family and the little trick or treaters to this Happy Halloween season. So why not ditch the processed candy and make treat making a family fun time as well. Be sure to check out Herbal Balance at Nashua Nutrition to make it a healthy Halloween season. x