More parents are offering healthy snacks to Trick or Treaters in lieu of Halloween candy, says the LATimes. Pretzels, Teddy Grahams and individually wrapped three-quarter chunks of “Halloween Cheese (reduced fat cheddar) from Cabot Creamery cooperative, are being offered as a way to fight “sugar shock” and obesity among children.
Sorry folks, but Halloween is where I draw the line---we’ve stockpiled Hershey bars, M&Ms and enough Gummy Bodyparts to supply the entire neighborhood. Mmmm, lime eyeballs!
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