Instead of Rice Crispy Treats try Crispy Rice Squares
shutterstock, via puregrowthorganic.comWe don't have to tell you that Rice Crispy Treats are not a good option, but because the love for snap, crackle, pop runs deep, we have an unbelievable doppelganger for you, Pure Growth Organic Crispy Rice Squares. Free of artificial colors and flavors, they're also organic, vegan, and made with brown rice. Yes, you can eat carbs and be healthy,
Instead of microwave popcorn try SkinnyPop Popcorn
shutterstock, via skinnypop.comSkinnyPop Popcorn is an oft-recommend alternative to traditional microwave popcorn by health experts and now it comes in portion controlled (and Halloween-friendly…), multipacks. The filler-free popcorn packs are made without GMOs, gluten, dairy, or preservatives. SkinnyPop is also Teal Pumpkin Project-approved meaning it's free of all major allergens.
Instead of Kraft Jet-Puffed Miniature Marshmallows try Smashmallow
shutterstock, via smashmallow.comSmashmallow makes highbrow alternatives to traditional marshmallows. Not only do they come in a relatively long list of flavors like Cinnamon Churro and Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed, but they're made without a long list of chemicals. Note however marshmallows are still marshmallows–even if they're called Smashmallows–so the number one ingredient in these is still sugar (albeit organic sugar) so remember to stick to one serving (30g or four marshmallows for a total 90 calories and 14g of sugar). Here are some creative ways to use any leftover marshmallows.
Instead of Chips Ahoy! try Oatmega
shutterstock, via oatmega.comOatmega makes cookies and protein bars using grass-fed whey protein so they contain 12 to 14g of protein (by the way, this is how much protein you should be eating) and 250mg of EPA and DHA Omega-3s (a daily dose!) for each cookie or bar.
Instead of Hershey's Kisses try Enjoy Life Foods Halloween Chocolate Minis
shutterstock, via enjoylifefoods.comEnjoy Life Foods Halloween Chocolate Minis are bite-size mini chocolates free-from the top eight allergens. They come in Dark Chocolate, Ricemilk Chocolate, Ricemilk Crunch Chocolate, as well as a Variety Pack.
Instead of Lindt Truffles try Alter Eco Dark Mint Truffles
Instead of Candied Apples try Bare Cinnamon Apply Chips
shuttertstock, via baresnacks.com
Bare Cinnamon Apple Chips are crunchy but sweet baked apple chips made with fresh apples and cinnamon–nothing else! That means no added sugar, preservatives, fat, sodium, or cholesterol, and they're a good source of fiber. Here are some fun uses for apples, besides eating them.
Instead of Peanut Butter Kisses try NuttZo 2go
shutterstock, via nuttzo.comYou already know that nuts are chock full of healthy fats, the one issue is portion control; like all things, healthy fats are only healthy in moderation. Nuts are also high in calories. NuttZo 2go solves these problems with their portion controlled squeezable packs made with seven nuts and seeds. Aside from healthy fats, these packs are full of protein and omega-3s
Instead of Bubble Yum, try Spry Dental Defense Strong Longer Bubble Gum
shutterstock, via xlear.comSpry Dental Defense Strong Longer Bubble Gum is a great alternative to traditional gum. It's sweetened with xylitol, a natural sweetener, which can help keep mouths not only fresh but clean by inhibiting bacteria from sticking to teeth and tissues. Check out these other natural breath fresheners.
Instead of a Snickers try Navitas Naturals Superfood Cacao Cranberry Bar
shutterstock, via shop.navitasorganics.comNavitas Naturals, a brand leader in the superfood category, recently launched grab and go bars perfect for an immune-boosting Halloween treat. Their Superfood Cacao Cranberry Bars (like all the brand's products) are made only with certified organic, plant-based and minimally processed ingredient including cashews, almonds, sunflower seeds, cacao beans, and quinoa. Here are more superfoods you should be eating.