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Happy HalloGREEN! This year, make a conscious decision to choose nutritious, healthier options to pass out to the ghosts, vampires, and witches that ring your doorbell. Who knows, maybe you will inspire the whole neighborhood to make a change! “Mom” has highlighted her favorite picks this year for Halloween, sure to tempt both young and old!

Healthy Halloween Treats & Sweets

FruitaBü® Smoooshed® Fruit Rolls from Stretch Island Fruit Co.

This treat is sweet, naturally, of course! Tuck a FruitaBü® Fruit Roll or two into each trick-or-treaters bag for a kid-tested, kid-approved snack that satisfies the sweet tooth without hurting the tummy. Made of real fruit, each all-natural roll offers an entire serving of fruit, minus the artificial sweeteners. Unravel the fun in colorful fruit flavors like Apple, Strawberry, and Grape!

Panda Licorice Individual Bars

Made from Real Raspberries, Blueberries, Cherries or Licorice, Panda 100-calorie individual bars are an excellent all-natural choice for giving away this Halloween! Panda Licorice is made from all-natural
ingredients, and contains no added colors, salt, artificial flavors, or preservatives. Vegan and fat-free, the raspberry & cherry flavors include crushed fruit in them, too!

Nature’s Path’s Treat Size EnviroKidz Chocolate Crispy Rice Bars

At only 50 calories and 1.5 g fat, these treat-sized chocolate crispy delights from Nature’s Path are whole grain, low fat and low sodium and, for the growing number kids who are avoiding gluten, also gluten-free! Like all Nature’s Path products, they are USDA certified organic, which means they are grown without the use of pesticides (as well as other unappealing things like synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms and radiation). These make a delicious treat option for handing out to children on Halloween, and parents may be tempted to snack on them, as well!

SunRidge Farms’ All-Natural Milk Chocolate Rainbow Drops

A healthier treat option! Available in convenient 1 ounce packs, SunRidge Farms’ Milk Chocolate Rainbow Drops are the only better-for-you chocolate candy free of both food dye and titanium dioxide. The new Rainbow Drops are colored with vegetable juice and are made with premium milk chocolate, real vanilla and pure cane sugar. Trick-or-treaters will love these tasty little milk chocolate drops!

SUPERCANDY™ from SNAP Infusion™

Giving out healthy Halloween treats is a snap with the five new varieties of SUPERCANDY™ from SNAP Infusion™!
Offering a low-calorie, healthy alternative to traditional candy loaded with sugar, each SNAP Infusion product is loaded with B vitamins to boost energy, antioxidants to support the immune system and electrolytes to balance hydration. Sold in individual packets, Mel, Tart, Gum, Gummy or Bean are easy to hand out to older trick-or-treaters! Pick some up before October 31st at www.eatplaysnap.com.

Cow Treat Bags

Your little farmer or vet will love this reusable Cow Treat Bag from Pottery Barn Kids this Halloween! Made of soft, durable felt with a handle for carrying it can be used year after year to collect goodies and sweets when trick-or-treating! Whether it is meant to complement your child’s costume, or just to provide a reusable treat bag instead of a disposable bag, the Cow Treat Bag is moo-nificent! Plus, it can be personalized with your little one’s name! Available for $9.99 at Pottery Barn Kids. Check out their adorable selection of other Halloween Treat Bags, too!

HINT Water

Keep em’ hydrated while trick-or-treating without sugar or caffeine laden drinks! HINT Water provides children with healthy, sugar-free hydration. This all-natural essence water has zero calories, zero sugars, and no artificial preservatives, and comes in a bevy of kid-pleasing flavors, such as Strawberry-Kiwi or Pear! HINT Water can be found nationwide at Whole Foods and Starbucks.

*Companies generously provided samples and images for this piece.*

Now that fall is here it’s time to stock up on healthy Sunday Night Football choices for your family! This Sunday, ditch the dogs, skip the sodas and keep that summer physique well into winter.

Enter to win this wonderful assortment of healthy eats and treats on October 31st, 2011:

· Craisins Original Dried Cranberries: Surprise your tastebuds with the sweet, delicious taste of Craisins® Dried Cranberries. Made with real fruit and good as a snack or in a recipe, they’re naturally fat-free and cholesterol-free. Plus, they’re a good source of fiber and 1/3 cup is equal to a serving of fruit.


· Smart for Life protein bars: Eliminates post-exercise hunger, so you gain muscle not fat. Supports healthy cardiovascular function, helps promote weight loss, boosts metabolism and controls hunger.

· Medifast Cheese Puffs: These sweet and savory products will tempt taste buds and keeps you feeling full plus they offer a daily requirement of 24 vitamins and minerals!

· HINT Water: Staying hydrated, refreshed and in shape is a must! HINT Water offers great flavors like Strawberry-Kiwi, Mango-Grapefruit and Pomegranate-Tangerine without adding those extra calories.

To enter the Healthy Sunday Night Football Essentials for the Family Giveaway, list your favorite Sunday Night Football dish in the comment section after this post.

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Thank you! “Mom” at Tiny Green Mom can’t wait to announce the winner of this fabulous giveaway!

For those cutting back on calories in the New Year, HINT Water is an excellent alternative to sugary beverages & sodas that offer no nutritional value. HINT Water offers just that – a hint of delicious flavor in pure water! For hydration and refreshment, without sugar, artificial sweeteners, and calories, keep a bottle or two handy throughout the day when thirsty.

HINT Water is available in 10 unique flavors to tempt the taste buds without calorie-laden ingredients, including Cucumber, Raspberry-Lime, Blackberry, Honeydew-Hibiscus, Mango-Grapefruit, Pomegranate-Tangerine, Watermelon, Lime, Strawberry-Kiwi, & Pear. “Mom’s” favorite? Watermelon!

HINT Water can be found nationwide at Whole Foods Market and Starbucks, as well as numerous retailers that are listed online at www.drinkhint.com.

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*

Now you can win a FREE 6 month supply of Hint Water, a new zero-calorie, zero-sugar beverage!

Hint Water is offering one lucky Facebook user the chance to win when they opt to “like” the Hint page. Facebook users can enter to win by simply going to Hint’s Facebook page and clicking to “like” it. Once the page reaches 5,000 fans, one grand-prize winner will be selected. Additionally, if the page has 5,000 fans by September 13th, all fans will receive a “special surprise offer.”

*Image provided by Hint Water. This is not a paid advertorial. Please see disclosure.*