Like many of you, The scariest thing about halloween for us is all of the terrible candies that get handed out to our kids. The high fructose corn syrups and dyes.. oh my! We hope you love this guide to make some healthier alternatives to those neighborhood kids this year!
Halloween doesn't have to be filled with scary treats. This year, trick your taste buds with these 10 delicious sweets that you can feel good about.
Why not skip the scary packaged sweets this year, and serve up some homemade clean treats the boys and ghouls won’t be able to resist. No tricks here, just healthy snacks you can feel good about serving your kids and loved ones.
1. Popcorn Balls
The perfect treat for a clean halloween party, these popcorn balls only look fancy – they're actually a cinch to make! We give you two flavor options: cherry and apricot.
Get the full Popcorn balls recipe.
2. Superfood Chocolate Bar
Three high-powered superfoods – ginger, cacao and goji berries – infuse this decadent chocolate bar with serious anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.
Get full Superfood Chocolate Bar recipe.
3. Frozen Banana Pops
These nutty chocolaty frozen pops will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt.
Get full Frozen Banana Pops recipe.
4. Peanut Butter Brownies
A generous swirl of creamy peanut butter adds an extra layer of decadence to these unbelievably clean dark chocolate brownies.
Get full Peanut Butter Brownies recipe.
5. Sweet Potato Ice Cream
A killer ice cream recipe using one of our favorite seasonal ingredients: sweet potatoes. Bonus: no ice cream maker needed!
Get full Sweet Potato Ice Cream recipe.
6. Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies
Bananas add a sweet creaminess to these crispy cookies. Additionally, carrots are soaring with vitamin A and are known for their supply of the antioxidant beta-carotene.
Get the full Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies recipe.
7. Avocado & Banana Chocolate Pudding
Avocado, bananas and unsweetened cocoa powder form the base of this rich, easy-to-make pudding.
Get the full Avocado & Banana Chocolate Pudding recipe.
8. Chocolate-Covered Carrot Cake Pops
These party-worthy cake pops will have your friends and family in awe – just wait ’til you tell them each is just 190 calories!
9. CE “Ice Cream” Sandwiches
Our clean take on two desserts in one! Kids adore these.
10. Spiced Apple Fizz
Chock full of antioxidants, apples make a great base for this festive bevy - our cool, cocktail-worthy take on hot apple cider. Adults can add as splash of vodka or gin.
Get the full Spiced Apple Fizz recipe.
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