Clean Trick or Treats!🎃
Just because it's a Halloween social norm to eat a bag full of junk candy with empty calories doesn't mean you have to. It also doesn't mean you can't enjoy a treat. Here are some healthier alternatives to your favorite Halloween candies with less than 5 ingredients that aren't chemicals and actually have some nutritional benefits!
1) Protein Rice Krispies
Yields 12 Treats
150 Calories each
2 C Koala Krispies
1.5 C of Vanilla Marsallows
1-2 scoops of Vanilla Protein (I used vanilla classic whey from NutraBio)
1/2 C Organic Pumpkin Purée
1 tbsp Grassfed Butter or Coconut Oil
2 tsp pumpkin spice
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Warning: This is MESSY.
In a large pot, melt your butter or oil. Add in your marshmallows and keep stirring until melted.
In a separate bowl mix together the remaining ingredients.
Once marshmallows are melted stir them into your bowl with other ingredients
Press mixture down into a 4x4 baking dish lined with parchment paper. Freeze for 2 hours then cut into squares. Keep refrigerated to keep form. ENJOY
3) Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls 80 calories each
1 jar of pumpkin spice fit cookie mix
1/4 C pumpkin puree
2 tbsp crunchy almond butter
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
Optional sweetener suggestions: 2 drops of liquid vanilla stevia or 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
Mix all ingredients, roll into bite sized balls, freeze for 1 hours then ENJOY!
Yields 4-5 bites
80 Calories each
3) 3-Ingrdient, Clean PB Cups
8 oz melted dark chocolate (I used Lily's sweetened with stevia)
1 tbsp Coconut Oil
1/2 C Peanut Butter (or any nut Butter of choice)
Mini cupcake tin and liners.
Melt your dark chocolate with coconut oil. (I popped it in the microwave for about 1min)
Line your cupcake tin with about 8 liners (more or less)
Layer 1: Pour in about 1.5 tbsp of melted dark chocolate
Layer 2: 1/2 tbsp peanut butter (more/less depending on how peanut buttery you like them)
Layer 3: Finish them off with another tbsp of melted chocolate
Option to top with coconut shreds!
Recipes created by: Martine Acanfora