Healthy Halloween Treats for the Kid in Everyone

Auburn Fit One | Healthy Halloween Treats for the Kid in EveryoneHalloween is just around the corner, marking the beginning of “Sugar Season” from now through New Years. While the kid in all of us loves the excuse to eat handfuls of candy, take this opportunity to share healthy treats that satisfy the sweet tooth, but are also filled with good vitamins and minerals.

Finding healthy treats in individual, pre-sealed packages for Trick-or-Treaters can be a challenge, but here are some vitamin and mineral-packed ideas available at your local grocery store (or at Costco) for healthier Halloween treats that kids and adults will enjoy.

Small boxes of raisins
Small bags of roasted pumpkin seeds
Small bags of nuts
Small bags of dried fruit and nuts
Small bags of baby carrots
Small bags of whole-grain pretzels
Small bags of sliced, dried apples and fruit
Small bags of trail mix
Clif KIDS fruit rope
Clif KIDS granola bars
Annie’s Organic fruit snacks
Mrs. May’s Natural granola bars
Tastes of Nature organic bars
Small bags of Pirate’s Booty
Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate mini-bars or Kisses
Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Squares

Happy Halloween!

Lauryn Axelrod, CHHC

HealthSPORT Nutrition Coach