Trick or Treatin’ Alternatives

trick or treat sweetsHey everyone! Oh Halloween is just around the corner and you don’t need doctors to tell you that all candies, chocolates and other high-calorie goodies kids collect during Halloween aren’t healthy–given that obesity and hyperactivity among children are getting higher than ever now.

So in order to be a helping hand in preventing such situations increase even more, don’t get stuck handing out just candy to trick-or-treaters.

Let’s start preventing sugar overload with these edible and non-edible Halloween treat ideas that are healthy yet fun for kids:

  • Trail Mix- Individually wrapped packages of nuts and trail mix bars or packages are great alternatives to sugar loaded Halloween candies. Not only are these healthier and lower in sugar, they offer nutritional benefits to all the ghosts and goblins ringing at your doorsteps.
  • Nabisco Barnum’s Animals- There are snack packs available out in the market everywhere selling cookies that have the taste kids love and enjoy as well since there are animal shaped are good sources of calcium and other healthy benefits.
  • Microwave Popcorn- You could also prepare some pop corns and hand them out to your trick or treaters. These are alternatives to those heavy butters loaded with unhealthy calories. These packages could be popped by those little monsters and witches while enjoying their scary Halloween movies.
  • Raisins, Crains and More- You could also buy boxes of fruit to be passed out. You can get dried apricots, prunes, and more for raisins or crains are a favorite treat for many kids and even a healthier alternatives to those candies cause they get the remedy for their sweet tooth. These juicy flavorful Halloween must haves are not only healthier but also packed with vitamins and minerals those cute ghouls need.

Non-edible Halloween treat ideas

Trick or treating Isn’t about something to eat but kids also enjoy getting playthings as well. You can also shop for a  different kind of goodies. There are available Halloween themed objects you can give out like plastic animals and insects, stickers, mini notebooks, pens or pencils, crayons and more.

So let us try to instill in our kids of having a go for healthier food choices even at an early age.


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