Remember Charlie Brown’s disappointment when he received a rock in his trick-or-treat bag? Nobody wants to disappoint the little ghosts and goblins that show up on Halloween. But there’s no need to load the kiddies up with mountains of sugar, either.
There is a happy medium between sugar-laden traditional Halloween treats and Charlie Brown’s rock. Without depriving the little ones of Halloween or sweet treats, you can mix it up by offering some healthier alternatives that can still be called treats.
Devin Alexander, Celebrity Chef and NY Times Best Selling Author of The Biggest Loser Cookbook Series, suggests these fun treats:
Prime your taste buds, because Ms. Alexander will also share a delicious pumpkin-based recipe in an upcoming article on Care2.
Next: More Trick-or-Treat Ideas, plus How to Handle Your Kids’ Deluge of Treats
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