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Holiday Wellness

The Halloween Candy Dilemma

November 1, 2015

Did you know that Americans spent an estimated $2.6 billion on candy during the Halloween season last year? An average Jack-O-Lantern bucket carries about 250 pieces of candy amounting about 9,000 calories and about three pounds of sugar! That’s wonderful for little monsters looking to bring home a mega-haul, but some kids have allergies, dental concerns or medical/dietary requirements that may be restricted from having gluten, chocolate, soy, nuts and dyes. Plus, the inevitable sugar highs and crashes, tummy aches, bargaining for “just one…

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Food + Recipes

Halloween Meringue Ghosts

October 31, 2013

These cute little meringue ghosts are wonderfully soft and chewy and soft on the inside, with a delicate crisp on the outside. They are light, airy and sweet confections that melt right in your mouth. Each mound of meringue is studded with little chocolate chip eyes giving each ghost its own personality and charm. They make adorable cupcake toppers or are just as lovely on their own. Serve them at your next Halloween gathering and watch them disappear! Gather 4 large…

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