Halloween Treats Got You Tempted? Try These 3 Healthy Treats Instead!
Halloween is around the corner, and it can be tempting to grab a handful of "fun-sized" treats. But eating these high sugar processed candy can destroy your healthy diet. So instead try these three tasty and healthy treats instead!
Baked Apples - This dish is quite simple but oh so yummy. Slice up 4 apples into bite sized pieces. Place in a baking dish and drizzle with an olive oil based butter. Next sprinkle on a tablespoon of cinnamon. Then stir in half a cup of pure maple syrup. Make sure to equally cover all pieces. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes until the apples are soft and bubbling. Serve warm in a bowl!
Candied Nuts. This dish is also simple and a party favorite. In a large saucepan on high heat, place a half cup of olive oil. Then mix in assorted nuts. Next mix in a half cup of maple syrup and stir continuously until the syrup starts to harden and liquid is burned off. Let the nuts cool over a baking tray. Serve warm in a dish!
Pumpkin Pudding - This is a great dessert for the holidays and a fall favorite. In a large bowl mix puréed pumpkin , a half cup of pure maple syrup, and a teaspoon of cinnamon. Mix well. Then in another bowl whip pure whipping cream and add a half teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. Then fold in the whipped cream into the pumpkin mixture until the mix is light and fluffy. Chill and serve cool in a bowl.
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