Halloween and sugar are two words that go together well. The beginning of September means the stores will soon have shelves crammed full of sugar filled treats.
With diabetes and a trend towards healthier living the idea of low-sugar candy for Halloween is something to consider. There are sugar-free and low-sugar options but if you want candy then you are more limited.
There are some low-sugar candy options that will go over well with children.
The one that comes to mind first are Twizzlers. They are not sugar-free but they contain less sugar than some candy. They come in a couple of flavors.
Jelly Belly Jelly Beans have low-sugar and sugar-free varieties. The flavors are not as vast but Jelly Belly Jelly Beans are always great.
Life Savers have some flavors available in Sugar-free. Life Savers are great to hand out on Halloween.
The best thing to do if avoiding sugar with Halloween treats is to either choose a healthy option that is not candy or browse the shelves for sugar-free or low-sugar varieties of your favorite candy.
Halloween treats do not have to be loaded with sugar to be good. There are not as many choices when looking for sugar-free and low-sugar options but they are out there.