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All Treats, No Tricks!: Healthy Halloween Treats

While those fun-sized Halloween candies don’t seem so bad, there can be plenty of calories and sugar packed into such a small treat.  If you’d still like to enjoy a little Halloween treat, there’s plenty of more wholesome options.  Here are our top picks for healthy Halloween treats.

bbf-spooky-snacks-450x700pxBitsy’s Brainfood Spooky Snacks

Bitsey’s Brainfood spooky snacks are perfect for the Trick or Treat bowl or for a Halloween party.  The alphabet shaped cookies are fun for kids, plus there are veggies like beets and sweet potato hidden in the cookies for extra nutrients.


Surf Sweets Treat Packs

While most gummies contain artificial coloring, flavoring and corn syrup, Surf Sweets keeps things clean.  These organic fruity bears packets are made with fruit juice and sweetened with cane sugar.


Endangered Species Dark Chocolate Bug Bites

Because of its antioxidant content, dark chocolate is always a great option. These fun bug bites from Endangered Species are made with delicious, fair-trade dark chocolate.



 YumEarth Organic Pops

These natural lollipops are gluten-free and free of any artificial color and flavors.  They’re also low in calories, makin51kvrqinzqlg them great if you’re craving something sweet.


Unreal Candy  Candy Coated Milk Chocolates

While your favorite candies are delicious, they’re often loaded with not-so-great for you stuff like chemical preservatives, GMOs, soy, and more.  Unreal remakes your favorite candies, subbing in whole food ingredients like extra cacao and peanuts.

Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups

We’re all for a good PB cup, but many are really high in sugar and hydrogenated oils. Justin’s delicious option contains organic peanuts and cocoa butter.


BoomChickaPop Popcorn

Because its high in fiber, popcorn makes a great snack.  These treat bags from Boomchicka Pop are low-calorie and made with whole grains, making them a great option.


Your Guide to a Summer of Water Activities

Summer is a great time to mix up your workout routine and try out fun activities like paddleboarding that also happen to be a great workout!  While its always fun to try something new, we admit that it can be a little intimidating.  Follow these tips to help you gain confidence as you take on new adventurous summer sports.

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Good for: Stand up paddleboarding is a great, total body workout.  You can expect to get cardio in on your paddle, plus you’ll really be engaging your core and upper body while using your balance.

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Stress-Busting Hacks

We all know just how overwhelming stress can be – and thinking about managing your stress can quickly cause even more stress!  If you’re needing a little extra help to wind down, these simple tips are great to keep in your arsenal.

Practice Gratitude

While staying positive is a great way to combat stress, it’s not quite that easy!  Taking the time to practice gratitude is a great way to help train your brain to notice the positives.  We suggest keeping a gratitute journal, where you get into the practice of writing down 3-5 things each day that you are thankful for.  Before you know it, you’ll find that you’ll begin to find the good that is around you.  Because not every day is good, but there is good in every day!

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