Removing Toxic Relationships From Your Life

The relationships that you have in your life should be healthy for you but the problem is that oftentimes, there are some of them that just aren’t that way. There are actually many people who are living with toxic relationships in their life. The good thing is that there are ways that you can start removing these toxic relationships from your life starting today. The first thing to remember is that when you have toxic people in your life, they are only going to take you down and you are going to have a difficult time making the improvements to your life that you wish to make.

Make Boundaries and Make Sure That You Stick to Them

If you have toxic relationships in your life then one of the first things that you will need to do is to make boundaries. This means that you will figure out what you will put up with if you still have to deal with these people. This also means that you will decide how you will respond to these people too. Then you will need to make sure that you stick to any boundaries that you set. You will also need to be honest with the person who is toxic and tell them your boundaries and make sure they know you are serious. Don’t give in.

Remember, People Who Are Toxic For Your Life Won’t Just Go

When you are trying to work on removing toxic relationships from your life you will need to remember that these people aren’t just going to go out of your life without any issues. You see, the majority of time when someone is toxic for you they are using you for something and they don’t want that to end. When you tell them your boundaries they may get really mad and try to guilt trip you. Don’t let them do this, just stand up for yourself over and over again until they get it.

Notice What Signals a Toxic Person in Your Life

Now that you know how you can start removing toxic relationships from your life, you will also want to be aware of how you can tell if someone in your life is toxic for you. Some signals that you may notice in these types of people are that they try to destroy your other relationships, they don’t give you your own space, they take up time of yours that you don’t want to give them, they are impeding on your productivity and more.

Difficulties You May Have After Removing a Toxic Person From Your Life

You may find that it is difficult for you to remove a toxic person from your life. You may even question over and over again whether you did the right thing or not. This can be confusing but just do your best to remember why you thought that person was toxic in the first place. There are reasons you don’t want that person in your life. You see, everyone needs to have relationships in their life but sometimes relationships that have begun in your life just aren’t right for you. Make sure that the people you have relationships with are good for you and they support you, not hold you back. Remember also that just because you choose not to have a certain person in your life that does not mean that you aren’t a good person. You are just doing what you need to in order to protect yourself and so that you can be truly happy in life. You are the one who you have to take care of.

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Skin Care Treatments You Can Make From Your Kitchen

Taking care of your skin is more than just going to the store and searching through endless skin care products. In fact, there is a much easier, much more affordable and much safer way to take care of your skin. Did you know that there are many skin care treatments that you can make right from your own kitchen? How great is that? Well, it really is amazing and you are about to find out how you can take ordinary kitchen ingredients that you use on a regular basis and transform them into products to help take care of your skin.

Oats are for More than Just Cereal

Oats really are great in omega-3s, fiber, iron and more. They have been shown to be a blood sugar regulator too. However, did you that oats can be used as a skin care product too? Some of the amazing and surprising skin care treatments that you can use oats for include treating acne, getting rid of dry skin, moisturizing your skin, taking care of itchy skin, treating itchy skin, cleansing your skin, protecting your skin, and much more. Oats are now more than just a breakfast food.

Face Scrub Made with a Base of Yogurt

Many people have enjoyed eating yogurt for breakfast, for a snack and sometimes even as a side dish for meals and desserts too. However, now you can make a face scrub made with the base of yogurt. This may seem weird for a moment but check it out. First of all, using yogurt as a face scrub is one of the best exfoliation treatments you could ever have. It is also a very natural way to scrub your face too. To make the best yogurt face scrub you will use yogurt, brewer’s yeast, Manuka honey (which heals your skin), and almond meal. Together these ingredients will improve the circulation of the blood in your skin allowing you to have skin that feels fresher, smoother and that really glows as well.

The Joys of an Egg and Clay Mask

Another great skin care treatment that you can make right from your kitchen is the egg and clay mask. Yes, you read that correctly you are going to be using eggs on your skin. It is much healthier and much better for your skin than you might think. The egg and clay mask will deep clean your skin and protect it from the sun and the dirt too. This is one of the best natural firming masks you will ever make. The combination for making this mask includes egg whites, corn flour, chamomile oil, and clay. Eggs are more useful than you thought, right?

Great Use for Apple Cider Vinegar

Now that you have read about how you can use oats, yogurt, and the egg and clay mask for treating your skin, you should know a little bit about how apple cider vinegar can help you out. Were you aware that this type of vinegar is a great face toner? It actually works on your skin to make your skin tighten up reducing sagging and it makes your skin brighten up too. All you have to do to make this skin care treatment option is to use around 1 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar with just a couple of water drops. Then you dab the mixture onto a cotton ball and apply to your skin 2 to 4 times each week.

Making skin care treatments right from the comfort of your own home really has never been easier. Oats, yogurt, eggs and clay, and apple cider vinegar are your new secrets to properly caring for your skin. Use them today!

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Travelling with Dietary Restrictions

Travelling can sometimes be more complicated than you want it to be. When you have to travel you may sometimes feel like you are too busy to eat as you are supposed to and you may think it is much easier to go out to eat. However, if you are going to travel and you have dietary restrictions this can make things much more difficult but it doesn’t have to be. If you have allergies to certain foods or if you have to keep to a certain diet then sticking with this on your travels can be done. The first thing to remember is that before you go on your travels you will need to plan what you are going to eat and maybe even where you are going to eat. Also, if you are going out to eat make sure the servers know your restrictions. Don’t be shy, stick to your diet.

What should you do when you plan your trip?

When you are planning for your trip be sure that you look into the place where you will be going and where you will be staying too. If you have any dietary restrictions be sure to look into possible places near your destination that you can eat without as many complications. This will certainly make things easier for you. You can even make phone calls ahead of time to make sure the hotel that you are staying at can accommodate your restrictions too.

What about making translation cards for your food allergies?

If you have to avoid certain foods because you are allergic to them then you can make translation cards for the area in which you will be travelling. This is especially helpful if you are going to a foreign country where you don’t know how to speak their language. The cards can just have the words of the foods in which you have allergies to or a picture of the food.

What should you know about handling your dietary restrictions at restaurants on your trip?

If you are planning to go out to eat at restaurants on your trip then you may want to talk to the hotel manager or concierge where you are staying to ask them if any restaurants near there are good places to go with your restrictions in mind. You can even look online to see if certain restaurants serve foods that you could eat by looking at their online menus. This may be one of the easiest things for you to do. If you are still in your own country then you may look for a chain restaurant that you have already eaten at so you know what to order ahead of time.

What about booking accommodations where you can cook your own food?

When you are planning to travel you may want to find accommodations where you will be able to cook your own food. There are many rental places where you can cook for yourself and there are even some hotels that have kitchens in them too.

Travelling and continuing to follow along with your dietary restrictions no longer has to be a problem. While it will take a bit more planning on your part that certainly does not mean that you just have to stay home. Anyone can travel and that includes you as well. Don’t let your dietary restrictions hold you back. Just start by following the tips that are mentioned above and take them to heart when you are doing your travelling plans. You can still follow your diet and get a great place to stay too.

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My 5 Favourite Herbal Teas and What You Should Drink Each For

There has been a lot of buzz about how herbal teas can help you and there has been a lot of research done about why you should drink herbal teas as well. Think about drinking a herbal tea on a windy day or just to relax. Seems like such a great idea and it is but there is much more to it than just the relaxation that you can get from it. Whether you have stomach issues or you can’t sleep well, herbal teas can help. In fact, these teas have been said to be one of the most healing drinks you can have.

What are some of the benefits you can get from drinking herbal tea?

There are so many great benefits that you can get from drinking herbal teas. First of all, you will take in many vitamins and you can get hydrated too. Not only that but herbal teas are used for aromatherapy as well. There are many other great health benefits that you can get from drinking herbal teas too but you will read more about those in the specific teas below. Some of the most popular herbal teas that you will find out there are ginger tea, peppermint tea, rooibos tea, chamomile tea and lemon balm tea.

What do you need to know about ginger tea?

Drinking ginger tea is amazing. Not only can it serve as treating digestive issues but it can also help treat vomiting, nausea, motion sickness and upset stomachs too. You can make this tea with ginger root simmered for around 10 minutes to 15 minutes on the stove. Then you add in lemon juice (fresh) and honey too. If you have a cold this tea can fight the germs and treat your symptoms too.

What do you need to know about peppermint tea?

Another great herbal tea is the peppermint tea. If you are bloated or if you have gas in your abdomen, you will benefit from drinking peppermint tea. Also, drinking this type of tea can help to treat muscle spasms and nausea too. If you are having heartburn, though, you should not drink this type of tea. You can make this tea from natural herbs and you can even grow peppermint yourself easily.

What do you need to know about rooibos tea?

Another one of my favourite herbal teas is rooibos tea. It has a lot of Vitamin C and more healthy minerals too. This type of tea is well-known for the anti-oxidant properties and it can fight off aging, eczema and other skin problems. The rooibos tea goes down very easily.

What do you need to know about chamomile tea?

Another highly recommended herbal tea is chamomile tea. This tea is great for treating insomnia and treating digestion issues too. Additionally, this type of tea has been shown to relieve coughs and inflammation of the throat. Make sure that you steep this tea well to get the full benefits.

What do you need to know about lemon balm tea?

Lemon balm tea is another favourite and you can grow it easily too. If you feel like your mood is blue then this tea can help you feel better. It can also help you concentrate more too. Also, this tea has been shown to relax the mind before bed reducing nightmares.

These five favourite herbal teas have many health benefits and they are quite tasty too. Whether you want to relieve nausea, relax, treat insomnia or relieve other health issues you can do so with any of these give herbal teas mentioned here.

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Cleaning Your Home Without Chemicals

When you are trying to keep your home spic and span and you are trying to keep it as clean as you can, you can do this in many ways. However, before you start your cleaning process and before you even go out and start buying cleaning products you should think about the chemicals that are in many of the store bought cleaning products. The great thing is that you can start cleaning your home without chemicals. Yes, this is very possible and it is very important. Some of the chemicals that are released from the store bought products for cleaning are very harmful to your health but you don’t have to use those.

How can all purpose cleaner help you?

You can make your own all-purpose cleaner. This means that you can use it for cleaning just about anything in your home. Did you know that you can clean practically anything that you have in your home with warm water that has organic dish soap or vinegar in it. Both of these options are wonderful for taking care of your walls or even your cabinets too. This type of cleaner is also great for cleaning out your refrigerator or any other place in your home too.

How can you clean your windows?

Windows can be one of the most troubling things to wash in your home and while you might not get to them very often, when you do you should try to clean them without chemical products. You can easily clean the windows in your home with a bottle of water and vinegar. This is a great solution for cleaning any window in your home.

How can you clean the mini-blinds in your home?

When you want to clean your mini-blinds you should do so without the use of any chemicals and this can be done easily. One of the best ways that you can now clean your mini-blinds is with the use of vinegar mixed with organic dish soap. This works very well.

How can you clean the floors in your home?

Floors can be a pain to wash but now that you know you don’t have to use chemicals it can be easier for you. All you have to do is use a mix of vinegar into warm water and you can add essential oils too. This will not only safely clean the floors in your home but they will make your home smell good too.

How should you clean sinks in your home?

When you are cleaning the sinks in your home you can mix olive oil, baking soda and vinegar to make a very helpful solution. This combination helps to make your sinks look shiny and clean once again.

How should you clean your oven?

Cleaning an oven may seem like too much work but it still needs to be done. One of the best ways that you can clean your oven is with vinegar and water mixture. If the mixture doesn’t seem to be working then you can add a bit more vinegar because the acid will help remove the gunk from the oven.

How can you clean the toilets in your home?

Cleaning toilets may not seem like the most fun but they can be done easily with a spray bottle. You will just need to add vinegar to the bottle and spray directly into the toilet. Then just scrub it down with the brush and flush away.

Cleaning your home without chemicals is completely possible. You can use the tips that you see here in your home from this point forward.

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7 Cleanses You Can Try at Home

When you eat foods from restaurants, canned goods and other store bought foods sometimes these aren’t all that healthy for you. The different preservatives and other things that get into your system can often cause health problems as well. The great thing is that there is a fix for your system. While you may not be able to get rid of issues that you already have you can get healthier. The best way that you can do this is with the use of the 7 greatest cleanses that you can try at home. Sure, there are many cleanses that you can go out and buy or go online to buy from companies. However, those often cost a ton of money that many people don’t have to spend. You can just make your own at home that are just as good as the costly ones.

#1: Green Cleaner Juice

The Green Cleaner Juice cleanse is a very popular one. While the color may not be the most attractive, the vegetables that you put into this cleanse are actually pretty tasty. You will also get a lot of energy from drinking this cleanse too. You will need romaine lettuce (1/2 a head), 2 celery sticks, ½ of a cucumber, 1 green apple (cored), 2 kale stalks, parsley (handful) and 1 lemon (peeled). Al l you have to do is to juice up the ingredients so it is smooth. Then serve it when it is cold.

#2: Pineapple Mint Midday Juice

The Pineapple Mint Midday Juice is very refreshing and it is great for when it is warm or hot out. If you want to relax then this is the cleanse for you. You will need ½ of a pineapple (cut and peeled in chunks), 1 green apple (cored) and fresh mint (1 handful). All you have to do is juice until this cleanse is smooth and add some water that has been filtered. This cleanse should be chilled and then served.

#3: Spicy Lemonade Snack Juice

If you want a cleanse that is actually going to work then you need to try the Spicy Lemonade Snack Juice. This cleanse is sweet to the taste and works great for flushing your system out too and you will feel great after drinking it too. You will need 3 lemons (peeled), cayenne (1/2 teaspoon) and agave nectar (1 tablespoon). You will just juice this up until it is smooth too and then add in some water. Mix it all up until you have dissolved the cayenne. This is great served on ice.

#4: Ginger Beet Dinner Juice

You can also benefit from drinking the Ginger Beet Dinner Juice. This is basically like a beet salad in a glass. You will need 1 apple (cored), 1 beet, 1 lemon (peeled), 1 ginger root (small) and 1 carrot. You will juice up all the ingredients and mix into water. Serve this cleanse chilled.

#5: Cashew Milk Nighttime Juice Recipe

The Cashew Milk Nighttime Juice Recipe is basically like drinking all-natural milk from a nut and it is very relaxing. You will need raw cashews (1 cup), agave nectar (2 tablespoons), pure vanilla extract (2 tablespoons), sea salt (just a dash), cinnamon (1/2 of a teaspoon) and water (1 cup). After soaking cashews for a few hours, you will rinse them and then add to water in blender until crushed. Add in the other ingredients and more water and then mix fully.

#6: Fresh Fruit Juice Blend Cocktail

This Fresh Fruit Juice Blend Cocktail is a very fun one and it can feel good going down too. You will need 1 papaya (cut, seeded and chunked), 1 pineapple (small, chunked and peeled), 1 ginger root (small), 1 kiwi (peeled) and coconut milk (1/2 of a cup). Just mix it all together and enjoy.

#7: Spicy Berry Pick-Me-Up Juice

The Spicy Berry Pick-Me-Up Juice is a wonderful cleanse that is spicy but works great. You will need 2 cups of strawberries, 1 cup of raspberries, cayenne and cilantro (2 handfuls). You will mix the cilantro and berries in juicer and then add water. Mix cayenne in and stir up. Serve it on ice.

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Yoga on YouTube (The Best Channels)

Yoga has been studied time and time again and it has been proven to have many health benefits. Some of the many health benefits that you can get by practicing yoga included improved heart health, improved mental health, better energy, increased focus, and much more. You may be thinking about running out to sign up for a class so that you can participate in yoga. However, if you are like many others you really don’t have the time to be going to class two to three times a week. So, what about watching YouTube? There are many yoga YouTube channels that you will absolutely fall in love with.

#1: Live Strong Woman

The first yoga YouTube Channel that you should try out is called LiveStrongWoman. If you would love to practice yoga but you are very busy then you are going to think this YouTube channel is amazing. They have 12 minute and under videos of yoga practice. You will also find that they have varying levels of yoga methods so that you can practice even if you just started or if you have been doing yoga for years. Do yoga alongside Tara Stiles today!

#2: Yoga by Candace

Another great yoga YouTube channel is called Yoga by Candace. This type of yoga is very soothing for the body and the mind. You will see that Candace teaches routines for yoga in videos from 15 minutes to 30 minutes. You can also find different demonstrations for certain poses so you can learn the correct way to practice yoga as well. This channel can really get you going in the yoga world.

#3: Jessica Smith TV

You are now on a role but there are still more YouTube yoga channels that you will be impressed with. This one is called JessicaSmithTV. Jessica teaches many routines from beginning yoga all the way up through strength training. She makes the instructions very easy to understand and you will find that her videos are between 15 minutes and 35 minutes in length. She even has an adorable little dog who watches her yoga routines. Adorable, right?

#4: Yoga with Adriene

Moving on you will find that Yoga with Adriene is a fantastic YouTube yoga channel as well. Adriene gives you many video selections to choose from. Some of the yoga videos that she has are targeted towards losing weight, some are targeted towards runners and some are even targeted towards healing the body. You will find new videos posted regularly so you aren’t stuck with the same routine all the time. Adriene makes you feel good about yourself and makes you love yoga too.

#5: Psyche Truth

Another wonderful yoga YouTube Channel is called PsycheTruth. This channel has 5 day training programs using yoga as a weight loss method. They also have beginner’s yoga with anywhere between 20 minute and 40 minute yoga videos. These videos also easily show you how to do the poses too. One very unique thing about this channel is that they also feature yoga for bedtime which helps you wind down before you go to sleep.

You have just been introduced to the top 5 yoga YouTube channels. They are all fairly easy to follow along with and they all have teachers who love to practice yoga. They help you to feel great about yourself while creating a healthier lifestyle for yourself through the techniques of yoga too. Don’t stay away from yoga any longer just because you don’t have time to go to class. You can start viewing yoga videos at any one of these yoga YouTube channels right away.

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5 Easy Week Day Meals that are Fast and Flavourful

If you are like many others, then you probably have a very busy week and it can be hard to keep up with the cooking and keep your meals healthy too. There are 5 easy week day meals that are fast and flavourful. They can be great for you and great for your family as well. The best recipes that you can make are the Mexican Bean Wrap, Nuggets with Potato Chips, Linguini in Carbonera Sauce, Pork in a Creamy Mustard Sauce and Prosciutto, Strawberry and Feta Salad. Not only are all of these meals easy for you to make and quick to prepare but they are also very tasty too.

The Mexican Bean Wrap

This is one of the tastiest recipes that you can make during the week. It is also very tasty when you add creamy guacamole and put in tangy cheese too. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. You will use olive oil, 1 onion (large and chopped), 1 brinjal (rinsed, salted and cubed) and 2 garlic cloves (crushed). You will also need Mexican tomatoes (1 can), red kidney bean (1 can), fresh coriander (drained and rinsed), grated cheese, guacamole and tortillas too. This Mexican Bean Wrapmeal will serve 4 people. This meal is great because it gives a new meaning to Mexican food.

Nuggets with Potato Chips

This meal is a great choice for fast cooking and flavourful eating. You can have this ready in just 30 minutes. You will need fillets (bite-size pieces), 2 eggs (large), sunflower oil (for frying), potato chips, broccoli (long-stem) and lemon slices. This meal will serve 4 people. This Nuggets with Potato Chips meal is not only tasty but it is a perfect meal for children too. They will love it. This meal tastes great because it is a good family meal.

Linguini in Carbonara Sauce

You will find that Linguini in Carbonara Sauce is one of the easiest meals that you can make. It can be made any day of the week and still not cause you any hassle. It only takes you 15 minutes to stress and 15 minutes to cook. You will need linguini (300 grams), 3 eggs (large and beaten lightly), milk (50 ml.), 2 carrots (cut and peeled to look like julienne strips). You will also want 3 courgettes (cut them up), 1 red pepper (small, cut and seeded), ham (300 grams and into strips), basil and parmesan cheese. This meal will serve 4 people. This meal is amazing for Italian food.

Pork in a Creamy Mustard Sauce

This meal can be served alongside pasta. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. You will need butter (30 ml), 1 onion (sliced and halved), pork strips (400 grams), cornflour (20 ml.) and milk (250 ml.). You will also need whole grain mustard (30 ml.), hot English mustard (10 ml.), thyme (5 ml.) and pasta to cook. This meal will serve 4. This meal is a good idea for parties.

Prosciutto, Strawberry and Feta Salad

This meal is really tasty and it only takes 10 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. You will need olive oil, stem broccoli (300 grams), 1 garlic clove, lemon zest (1/2), 8 prosciutto (slices), bean sprouts (250 grams), strawberries (quartered and hulled) and creamy feta (100 grams and into chucks). You will also need 1 head of lettuce (cos type), EVO (3 tablespoons), lemon juice (2 tbsp.), honey (1 tsp.), mustard salt (1 tsp. wholegrain), black pepper and salt. This meal serves 4 people. This meal is tasty on any occasion.

These 5 weekday meals taste great, they are all very quick for you to prepare and for you to make. Try them in your home and in your cooking today. They really are the best.

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4 Eco Retreats in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is one of the most popular places around the world to vacation. In fact, there are many eco retreats in the Caribbean that you can enjoy. Whether you want to enjoy your vacation at a fancy resort or a comfortable lodge, you can do so in the Caribbean. If you would like to travel to this fantastic place then learn more about the top 4 eco-retreats in the Caribbean.

#1: Trinidad Asa Wright Nature Center and Lodge

The Asa Wright Nature Center and Lodge is the best destination and eco-retreat in the Caribbean. It was created during 1967 by many people who loved nature and they really wanted to protect the wildlife too. This Center and Lodge has many interesting birds that you can view on your vacation. You can even volunteer to help the wildlife there for between 2 weeks and 12 weeks. This place is full of beauty.

#2: St. John Concordia Eco-Tents

Another great eco-retreat in the Caribbean is the St. John Concordia Eco-Tents. The Concordia Eco-Tents are in the Virgin Islands and there you will see many pieces of fine art that are made from all recycled materials. You can go to clay studios and many beautiful galleries too. The tents there look like spectacular villas and the view is amazing too. You will be able to go on hikes and go snorkeling as well. There are many things to do in the National Park there including diving, yoga, volunteering and snorkeling.

#3: Anguilla CuisinArt Resort and Spa

In Anguilla, the CuisinArt Resort and Spa is very high luxury and they grow their food from a hydroponic farm. During 1999, their resort was made from a greenhouse and they farm many tasty foods. The majority of the food in this resort and spa is all-natural and organic too. The vacationers can visit the garden where they farm their foods and they can even assist in the harvesting process with cooking lessons as well. This place just may be one of the most fantastic eco-resorts in the Caribbean.

#4: Dominican Republic Natura Cabanas and the Attabeyra Spa

Another great eco-resort in the Caribbean is the Dominican Republic Natura Cabanas and the Attabeyra Spa. If you want a place where you can truly relax then this is the place for you. The nature in this area is the most intriguing you will ever see. The cabanas were created with Feng Shui in mind and they are made from great materials such as bamboo and mahogany. The walls are screened so you can feel the Caribbean natural air. There is also a temple where you can do yoga and a spa that offers all of the services you can dream of too. Other things that you can do at the Dominican Republic Natura Cabanas and the Attabeyra Spa are mountain biking, horseback riding, swimming, jeep tours and much more.

When you head to the Caribbean for a vacation and you are looking for the best eco-resorts around then the ones mentioned above are the right places for you. They are all so beautiful, they have the most amazing natural surroundings and they are places where you can relax as well. If you want to vacation in peace and without stress then the Caribbean is where you will want to go. You can pick from any one of these four high quality, stress relieving resorts to vacation at. Get the vacation of your dream soon and the greatest thing about it is that you can book these eco-resorts right from the comfort of your own home.

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5 Healthy Halloween Treats You Can Make for Trick or Treaters

Halloween comes around every year and the treats for the trick or treaters are almost always the same (candy and junk food). However, think about your own children if you have them and think about what you would want them to eat. If you don’t have children think about the healthiness of the children that come to your door. Candy isn’t always the best choice. You can still give them tasty treats and there are actually 5 healthy Halloween treats that you can make for trick or treaters each year.

Make Your Own Fruit Snacks

Fruit snacks are a favorite for so many children. Not only are they sweet but they are chewy and tasty too. You can make your own homemade fruit snacks that are healthy and full of Vitamin C too. There are actually many different fruit snack recipes that your trick or treaters will love.

Granola Bars w/ Chocolate Chips

Chocolate chips are something that most children love too and you can put these into some healthy granola bars. Many children will actually love this idea because a granola bar is much bigger than a little candy bar that they might get. You can find many homemade granola bars with chocolate chips that are both sweet and tasty too. It is recommended not to use nuts though because there are so many children who are allergic to them.

Make Your Own Applesauce

Another great treat for your trick or treaters is applesauce. There are many homemade recipes out there that allow you to make your own applesauce too. You can use creative packaging and whip up some tasty applesauce. This won’t go bad and the children will love it.

Raisins Covered w/ Dark Chocolate

While raisins are not necessarily making a treat on your own, you can cover them in chocolate to add a bit more uniqueness. These raisins covered w/ dark chocolate are healthy treats for your trick or treaters and they are a great option to replace handing out candy bars. They are also full of antioxidants too.

Make Your Own String Cheese Sticks

Another great option that most children will really enjoy is string cheese sticks. Many children love to pull apart string cheese and they may actually enjoy string cheese sticks more than some other treats too. They are healthy and they are fun for the kids too.

Create Your Own Fruit Yogurt

You can also make your own fruit yogurt to hand out in packages to your trick or treaters too. Almost every kid loves some good yogurt and you can make some from home that is full of potassium to help those children build their bones strong. It also has a lot of Vitamin B and other vitamins too. Yogurt is a fun treat and one that the children can enjoy that night or even in the morning too.

Trick or treaters need to stay healthy because for the most part they are just little children and even the teenagers and adults who go trick or treating need to stay healthy too. For the most part, they are going around and getting candy bars, junk treats and bags full of sugar and unhealthy foods. You don’t have to stick with the norm. You can hand out healthier treats to your trick or treaters. The choices above may be the right choice for you and you can even have fun making these ideas too. Try them this year and see how you and your trick or treaters enjoy them.

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