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Don’t Be Tricked, Try Some Fun and Healthy Halloween Treats

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!

HEALTHY-HALLOWEEN-TREAT-ROUNDUPOF RECIPESHere are ridiculously easy to make treats with fruit:

Frozen “Boo”-nana Pops

Frozen-'Boo'-nana-PopsRecipe HERE from Skinnytaste.com

Spinach Ice Cream

Spinach-Ice-Cream-chocolateandcarrots.com_Recipe HERE from Chocolate and Carrots

Bake up some cookies or crispy rice treats:

Chai Pumpkin Spice Thumbprints

pumpkin_chai_cookies_1A-1024x685Recipe HERE from Pass the Sushi

Green Monster Rice Cereal Treats (Gluten-Free Vegan)

monsterkrispies-2Recipe HERE from Fork and Beans

Pumpkin Crème Bars  

Pumpkin-Creme-Bars-My-Whole-Food-LifeRecipe HERE from My Whole Food Life

Halloween Food: Scarecrow Tostadas

Scarecrow-Tostada.2Recipe HERE from My Pocket Change Gourmet

Gluten and Grain Free Chocolate Spiderweb Cupcakes

grain_free_chocolate_cupcakes_1Recipe HERE from Texanerin Baking

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.

 

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