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Halloween Turned Healthy


With Halloween right around the corner, we already have enough stress worrying about our costumes. But the thought of all of the Halloween candy we will consume this year is just as frightening. From the unthinkable amount of calories in a Hershey bar, to the massive intake of sugar in a package of Sour Patch Kids, Halloween candy is spookier than the actual holiday!

Well, no need to worry. With the help of portion control, and choosing the right candy to indulge in, your Halloween treats will be just as tasty as every other year.

Thanks to the Food Network, here are four recipes that will encourage you to ditch the candy and snack on these tasty treats:


Perfect Caramel Apples:


Find the recipe here:  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/perfect-caramel-apples-recipe/index.html


Caramel Popcorn Balls:


Find the recipe here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/marcela-valladolid/caramel-popcorn-balls-recipe/index.html     


 Spiced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies:


Find the recipe here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/spiced-pumpkin-raisin-cookies-recipe/index.html

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds:


Find the recipe here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/hildas-roasted-pumpkin-seeds-recipe/index.html

Some of these recipes were made by the famous chefs on the Food Network including, Emeril Lagasse and Giada De Laurentiis. These recipes are not only healthy, but also appetizing! You can prepare these simple, yet delicious treats for just about anyone. Halloween can be scary, but don’t dwell on the candy. Enjoy your Halloween and be sure to choose your treats wisely.



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