Category Archives: halloween

Here Comes the Halloween Candy

I love this time of year.  You want to know why?  I love everything about the pumpkin.  I love how it looks. I love how it tastes.  And I love roasted pumpkin seeds with all that flavor, fiber, zinc and Vitamin E.  It’s a dietitian’s dream snack. Let’s be honest.  Not all snacks in October are chock full of nutrients.  With pumpkins comes Halloween and with Halloween comes….CANDY!  Because I work in the kid nutrition business parents frequently ask me,  “How do I handle candy at Halloween?”.  You have to do what is comfortable for you and your home.  Here is a sampling of what many of the families I meet do: 1.)  Let them eat […]