Trick-Or-Treat Yourself to These Healthy Halloween Swaps

Last Update: September 27, 2022

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.

DIY Keto, Vegan, and Gluten-Free Almond Joys


This sweet treat’s light coconut filling is enveloped in a delicious layer of Lily’s Sweets Dark Chocolate Bar, Original. This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, keto-friendly, delicious, and, unlike conventional almond joys, you’ll be able to pronounce all of the ingredients!

Homemade Twix Bars

Paleo Twix

With cashew-date caramel and an almond cookie crust, these bars provide the same dreamy texture as a Twix, but with healthier ingredients that are paleo-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free.

Almond Butter Cups


Our take on this classic nut butter and chocolate combo is sweetened with maple syrup, making it paleo-friendly as well as vegetarian and gluten-free. A sprinkle of Maldon salt adds a salty-sweet finish to this tasty treat.

Honey Almond Popcorn Balls

Popcorn Balls

The sweet and nutty crunch of this delicious gluten-free fall recipe is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Chocolate Almond Butter Raw Crunch Bars


Creamy almond butter coats crunchy brown rice cereal in this simple treat that can be stored in the fridge for up to two weeks. However, with its rich chocolate flavor and crisp texture, it probably won’t last that long!

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Kendall Lowery

Kendall Lowery is a current college student and a lifelong food enthusiast. When she’s not studying, she spends her time playing the flute, finding her next great bite, and working at Thrive Market as Content Contributor.

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