The Halloween season can be frightful when you think of all the sugary treats being given out to your children. Have no fear! This Halloween you can still give your little ghost and goblins tasty treats without all the sugar and unhealthy additives and preservatives.
- Surf Sweets Halloween Sour Worms: These individual wrapped sour worms are a fangtastic Halloween treat. They are gluten-free, organic and vegan. Each one contains 100% vitamin C per serving. Available at surfsweets.com or whole foods supermarket.
- Figamajigs: This decadent snack is filled with natural ingredients mostly figs that are en-robed in a delicious premium dark chocolate and cocoa. One bag is 160 calories and 2 grams of protein. They are low in fat and high in fiber and antioxidants. These are also great for adult monsters who crave chocolate. You can get them at figamajigs.com and whole foods super market.
- Halloween Books:It may not be candy but these Halloween books by author Donna Davies are certainly a treat for your little vampires and witches. Donna Davies (dubbed The Halloween Queen) I like calling her the Dr. Seuss of Halloween books (once you read her books you will agree) has written five delightful books to make any child’s Halloween frightfully fun. Her books are “The Halloween Queen Who Lost Her Scream”, “Sleepy Hallow and the Road You’d Better Not Follow”, “Night of the Candy Creepers”, “Bye, Bye Boogeyman” and her most recent book “Halloween Night at the Mad Monster Museum”. The colorful creepy Illustrations by Rob Peters will grab your little monsters attention. These are great books for children of any age and the rhyming words make it a delight to read. You can get her books through her website allhollowspress.com or Amazon.com, Kindle, Nook, and kite readers. Her books are also available in animated version.
- EnviroKidzOrganic Peanut Butter Choc Drizzle Rice Bars: Your little zombies will devour these healthy peanut butter rice treats. They have zero trans-fat, are organic and gluten free with no artificial flavors or colorings. You can find these at your local health food store or Amazon.com
There is no need to feel spooked when giving out Halloween treats to the little boils and ghouls this Halloween season. These healthy alternatives are sure to be a hit at your home this Halloween and for many years.