Below are a few tips and tricks for enjoying the Halloween season if you have food allergies or are simply watching what you eat.
- Plan your trick-or-treating route or candy selection in advance.
Making sure you know which homes on the block cater to children with dietary restrictions can make trick-or-treating a smoother process. There are many popular candies that are free of the most common eight allergens including nuts, dairy, fish and other ingredients.
- Look up homes that participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project.
Treat buckets don’t have to be filled with just candy. Thanks to the Teal Pumpkin Project, trick-or-treaters can now enjoy receiving small toys or non-edible treats in their bags or buckets.
- Provide premade Halloween goodie bags with crafts, toys and unique candy alternatives to household members before going trick-or-treating.
Making sure everyone has something to look forward to enjoying before or after attending Halloween-themed events will keep everyone happy.
Halloween is all about creativity. Don’t just limit that to your costume. Be creative with your snacks, treats and tricks!