Some of us finally getting our first cold snap, which makes it feel a little more like Fall. Halloween or the biggest sugar holiday on the planet as we call it in my house is knocking on the door. While it can be tough to say or if you want to indulge, try these healthier options. At least you can ditch some of the guilt, right?
3 Musketeers Minis
With only 63 calories, two grams of fat and 11 grams sugar per mini you get a tasty treat you can feel good about.
York Peppermint Pattie
This yummy treat is lower in calories, and fat than heavier chocolate treats with just 50 calories, one gram of fat and 9 grams of sugar.
To peep or not to peep? These sweet little marshmallow puffs have 16 calories, no fat and 35 grams of sugar per peep make for a satisfying surprise.
Tootsie Roll Midgets
These guys are definitely where you get more bang for your buck. Each piece contains only 11 calories, 1.5 grams of sugar go ahead and grab a handful.
Peanut M&M’s Share Size
These fun-sized pouches are perfect for snacking. With only 90 calories, five grams of fat and nine grams of sugar, you also get a little protein kick.
Three of these low calories sweet little tasty’s will give you long-lasting flavor and help ward off cravings with just a measly 70 calories, no fat and 11 grams of sugar.
Charms Blow Pops
Lollipops are a great way to keep your mouth busy and avoid snacking with only 60 calories, no fat and 13 grams of sugar you are making a wise choice.
Each roll of smarties has a teensy 25 calories, but keep in mind with 6 grams of sugar they are mostly sweet stuff.
Just the perfect amount of sweetness to quench any chocolate cravings. Each Kiss contains 22 calories, 2.5 grams of sugar and 1.3 grams of fat.
Oh man, these are my fave but with a mouth full of braces, not a wise choice for me at the moment. However, you can indulge for me. One Starburst contains 20 calories and 2.5 grams of sugar.
Crunch Fun Size
These crisp rice chocolate covered bars have a lovely crunch and only 63 calories,3 grams of fat and 7 grams of sugar.
Hershey Special Dark Miniatures
This is an easy to love classic thanks to the antioxidant benefits of dark chocolate. Snack on two miniatures for a total of only 88 calories and 5.2 grams of fat.
Long hailed as a low-fat alternative, the snack-size version is even more regret-free. Nosh on two for less than 100 calories and 0 grams of fat.
Mike & Ike Snack Size
Chewy and fruity, one snack-size box makes an excellent snack. That one box has only 50 calories, and 0 grams of fat, plus the candies contain some real fruit juice.
There you have it low sugar candy that the whole family can enjoy. If you still need a few costume ideas, check out some of these great family-friendly Halloween costumes.
Worried about Halloween makeup? Here some great kid-safe options.
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