16th Oct 2016 EAT IT

Healthy Halloween Candy

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As a parent who cares about the health and the well being of her family, why not apply the same philosophy to the entire neighborhood. With Halloween around the corner, I’ve selected my favorite fair trade, organic, all natural or non GMO Halloween treats to pass out to your local trick or treaters. Like Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups made with organic peanut butter and fair trade chocolate, they’re also vegan, gluten and dairy free…. perfect for little ones with allergies!

 While we can’t avoid the Halloween sugar high, we can, however, choose more wholesome and healthier choices for our kids.

  • Surf Sweets - Their organically sweetened gummy candy and jelly beans are full of fruity flavor and made with organic fruit juice. Anyone can enjoy Surf Sweets because their candy is free of high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors and flavors, and the top ten allergens.
  • Unreal Candy - Reinventing America’s favorite candy and making them without junk, less sugar and with better taste. Every ingredient they use is non-GMO, always real, and never artificial. Organic wherever there’s a real benefit. Sustainably sourced and with fair trade ingredients. No gluten, corn, or soy. Made with real ingredients that make every bite taste unreal! 
  • Black Forest Organic - Black Forest Organic Gummy Bears are made with thoughtful ingredients like lemon juice, organic cane sugar, potato starch, carrot and beet juice. USDA Certified Organic and Gluten Free!
  • Yum Earth - The number one organic candy brand in the US, dedicated to the simplest ingredients. Gummies, fruit snacks, licorice, lollipops, and other treats are crafted with the YumEarth legendary award winning flavors. They are Gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free and contain no synthetic dyes, no artificial flavors, and no high-fructose corn syrup.
  • Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups - Justin’s values not only sustainable practices, but also integrity and transparency at every step of the way. By sourcing the highest-quality, local organic and fair trade ingredients, simplifying the supply chain, and initiating environmentally friendly practices.
  • Clif Kid Z Bar - Organic snacks made with a nutritious blend of carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and fat to maintain kids’ energy…so kids can keep zipping and zooming along. Always USDA organic, with no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors or synthetic preservatives. 
  • Boom Chicka Pop - Certified gluten-free with non-GMO ingredients, BOOMCHICKAPOP is a better-for-you snack with simple transparent ingredients and great taste. 
  • Veggie Chips Ghosts and Bats - With 30% less fat than leading potato chips, these Ghost and Bat-shaped veggie chips are spooky, crunchy, and totally eerie-sistable! Made with non GMO ingredients, no artificial ingredients or preservatives and always kosher and gluten free.

All can be found at Whole Foods Market or at Target.com

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