Your kids will collect over 7,000 calories worth of candy on Halloween. The average kid will eat 3,000 calories worth on Halloween night! Don’t let your kids be ‘average’ this Halloween. Swap out some of the junk with nutritional treats.
Swap Junk with Nutritional Halloween Treats
Play with your food! Have kids spell out the word HALLOWEEN and other spooky words with Earth’s Best (Sesame Street) Organic Letter of the Day Vanilla Cookies.
After they play with the letters, it is a tasty treat that you’ll feel good about your child eating. These cookies are available in individual bags that are perfect for handing out at Halloween class parties and for trick-or-treating. Earth’s Best Letter of the Day Cookies are organic treats are packed with excellent source of iron, zinc and six B vitamins without the tricks of artificial colors or flavors. Candy won’t crowd out the healthy foods if kids are intrigued with the tasty alphabet treat.
Make sure everyone is safe this Halloween with KIDSAFE Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Each treat is in its own package, making perfect for trick-or-treating. KidSafe Cookies are gluten free, peanut free and tree-nut free, so everyone can enjoy.
The best way to limit treats consumed after trick-or-treating is to make sure you fill your kids up before they load up on candies. A great whole grain snack kids love is Crunchin’ Crackers and Grahams in flavors of cinnamon, cheddar, and veggies.
The bonus is that they are in shapes of Elmo and Big Bird too!
Don’t let your kids drink calories and sugar either. Treat them with real fruit juice purees – perfect treat to go with any snack.
I hope these nutritional swaps will help you and your family to have a healthier and happier Halloween. Check out our article on how to fight scary tooth decay on Halloween too.