Trying to cut back on sugar, but not ready to give up sweets entirely? There are lots of alternative sweeteners on the market, from stevia and monk fruit to honey and agave. Each comes with their own set of pros and cons.
Jeremiah McElwee is most definitely a Cool Dad. But he’s also got high standards when it comes to food—a product of his decades-long career in the natural grocery industry. So when his kids reached for conventional candy bars at the gas station during a recent family car trip, he had to put his foot down.
With a pandemic sweeping across the country, what’s a little firefighter, ghost, or princess to do? We might not know what the future holds, but we’re pretty certain some COVID-19 strategies will definitely be required to make the best of Halloween this year. We’ve rounded up a few ways to celebrate this sugar-fueled holiday in ...
The typical Halloween candy haul is haunted by artificial ingredients, refined sugar, and preservatives. Since the holiday will be anything but typical this year, why not give your celebration a healthy spin? Try these healthy candy swaps—they all come together with 10 ingredients or fewer, in 20 minutes or less.
Ever checked out the ingredients on a candy bar wrapper? Most of them look more typical of a science lab than a kitchen. Fortunately, there’s a better way. In this episode of Prep School, Megan Mitchell simplifies a favorite Halloween treat, swapping in better quality ingredients like coconut butter, alternative sugars, coconut oil, and toasted ...
This treat will make you smile! Megan Mitchell transforms this beloved candy bar into a paleo-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free perfection by swapping in almond flour, coconut oil, cashew butter, and dates. Plus, the recipe is sweetened with maple syrup, not granulated sugar.
This Halloween, treat all your visitors to these healthier, but equally sweet, candy options. Although other neighbors on the block may be handing out more conventional brands, you can set a good example with these spooktacular treats that are just as fun, but free of unwanted chemicals and additives.
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Oh, that sugar high—it’s cast a euphoric spell over us since the first moment we tasted candy. But now that we’re all grown up, we’ve learned that conventional candy isn’t a treat at all—it’s really more like a dirty trick.
Usually an upset tummy is a signal that it’s time to put down the candy—but this time, it’s the reverse. The magic ingredient here? Ginger.
Halloween, 1950: Children became ill after consuming candies with food coloring Orange No. 1, which became subsequently banned in the United States.
You never forget your first time. You tell yourself, “That won’t be me. I would never do that. I’m not that type of person.” And then, before you know it…you are. You’ve become the person that polishes off an entire family-size bag of sour cream and onion chips in one sitting.
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