Trick or Treat? Tips to Create a Healthy Halloween

Did you know there are almost seven teaspoons of sugar in one Snickers candy bar?! There are a number of ways to enjoy delicious treats and cut sugar out of your Halloween treats this year while keeping it festive!

NMFIT Homemade Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

NMFIT Homemade Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy and DELICIOUS trick or treat alternatives to Halloween favorites that kids will enjoy! The Nadia Murdock Fit Healthy Peanut Butter Cups are easy to create at home! Find the full recipe below. 

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

What you will need:

For small batch (8-12 cups)
½ Cup of 60% cacao bitter-sweet chocolate chips
¼ Cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
½ Cup of all natural peanut butter (alternative almond butter)
8-12 mini baking cups.

Directions

Bring half a cup of water to a boil in a saucepan. 

Place a glass bowl on top with both the cacao bittersweet chocolate chips and a semi-sweet chocolate chips inside. 

As the chocolate starts to melt using a wisk blend the chips. 

Carefully pour the chocolate into each individual wrapper.

Make sure the chocolate is spread evenly and along the sides by using a small butter knife and/or spoon

Refrigerate for 3-5 mins or until the chocolate completely hardens

Remove from fridge and place a dollop of peanut butter in the center. 

Pour the rest of melted chocolate on top and place back in the fridge until it has completely hardened (10 mins)

Enjoy!

There are simple ways to incorporate fruits and vegetables in your Halloween celebrations. Try a few celebrity inspired recipes below and create new traditions.

All the recipes are family friendly and perfect bonding activities for folks with kids of all ages or even if you just want to make a treat for yourself!

Happy Halloween!

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Posted on October 31, 2016 and filed under AskNadia, Healthy, Lifestyle, NMFITTIPS.