Halloween can make you feel like a kid again, it’s fun to dress up and have some treats. Many of us associate Halloween with candy and sugary treats but the thought of all that sugar scares us here at EatSmart more than the ghosts and goblins do! Treats don’t necessarily have to be highly processed store-bought snacks. Who says healthy can’t be fun? If you’re looking to add a little balance to the holiday we recommend checking out these yummy and healthier alternatives. Your family won’t know they’ve been tricked with these spooky treats!
Here are ridiculously easy to make treats with fruit:
Frozen “Boo”-nana Pops
Spinach Ice Cream
Bake up some cookies or crispy rice treats:
Chai Pumpkin Spice Thumbprints
Green Monster Rice Cereal Treats (Gluten-Free Vegan)
Pumpkin Crème Bars
Halloween Food: Scarecrow Tostadas
Gluten and Grain Free Chocolate Spiderweb Cupcakes
Making these fun alternatives will ensure you have all of the treats with none of the tricks from the scale! It’s good to know you can still celebrate and have fun in a healthier way. We think your family members will agree.