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7 Healthy Swaps to Make on Halloween

There is no harm in letting your kids (and you, and me) enjoy a few pieces of candy here and there on this fun holiday. But when I am hosting a Halloween party or bringing something to a friend’s house, it’s always fun to show a little {healthy} creativity. Why not make a treat that resembles one of your favorite candies but is made with much healthier ingredients that taste just as delicious? Here are 7 of my favorite healthy dessert recipes to give you some ideas to bring to one of your Halloween parties this weekend.

The New Tool that Scores Your Food

Our friends over at Environmental Working Group know that processed food happens, and when it does they want you to be aware of what you’re really eating. So they developed one of the most comprehensive online food databases, called Food Scores.

Edible Skincare: Turmeric-Pumpkin Face Mask

Pumpkins are aplenty this time of year, but don’t overlook them simply as a decorative Halloween item. At the peak of their season, pumpkins are the perfect pick-me-up to our skins’ transition into the cooler autumn weather. Get the recipe for this naturally beautifying face mask.

Stressed? These 10 Signs are A Giveaway

For many of us living such crazy, busy lives, chronic long-term stress can be a major health concern. If you experience these 10 signs, it’s time to de-stress!

Pumpkin Everything: How to Cook, Eat & Enjoy

Fall is my favorite season, especially living in New England with sunny days, cool, brisk autumn nights, vibrant foliage, apple and pumpkin picking, warm cider, hayrides and cozying up around the fireplace and of course delicious, versatile comforting produce…like pumpkins! Here are 9 ways to enjoy them.

The Foods that Make You Smile

When the days get shorter, and the sun sets earlier, people might feel more upset, stressed and depressed. When that happens, often the first go-to food is sugar and highly refined processed foods. Unfortunately, these foods won’t help. Find out which ones will.

Joe’s Hiking Fuel: A Recipe for Delicious Granola

As some of you may have seen in Joe’s recent posts to Facebook and Instagram, he had the opportunity to do some hiking in Zion National Park this past weekend. The trails were long, some very steep, and the 7 hour hiking days required some fuel for the pack. This granola was made to be easy for transport, to take on the plane, and then to load up in the backpack for the hike. Did we mention it’s delicious? Get the recipe.

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7 Healthy Swaps to Make on Halloween

Posted on10/31/14

Written by Jamie Schneider

There is no harm in letting your kids (and you, and me) enjoy a few pieces of candy here and there on this fun holiday. But when I am hosting a Halloween party or bringing something to a friend's house, it's always fun to show a little {healthy} creativity. Why not make a treat that resembles one of your favorite candies but is made with much healthier ingredients that taste just as delicious? Here are 7 of my favorite healthy dessert recipes to give you some ideas to bring to one of your Halloween parties this weekend.

EWG Food Scores

The New Tool that Scores Your Food

Posted on10/30/14

Written by Jamie Schneider

Our friends over at Environmental Working Group know that processed food happens, and when it does they want you to be aware of what you're really eating. So they developed one of the most comprehensive online food databases, called Food Scores.