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Halloween is the one day of the year that should be full of sweet treats! According to the National Association of Counties, the average person eats about 24 lbs of candy throughout the year - a lot of it at Halloween! Preparing a few delicious Halloween goodies in your own kitchen provides a healthier way to celebrate Halloween with your kids.
Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated November 1 and 2. It is a blend of Aztec and Catholic traditions. Even though Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are close together on the calendar and have similar themes, they are not related.
If the thought of a bag full of sugary, high-fat Halloween treats has you spooked, here are some tips to keep your little goblins happy and healthy this trick-or-treating season.
Oktoberfest celebrations are wrapping up in many communities around the world. Many celebrate Octoberfest throughout the month of October.
Autumn is the perfect time of year to try Winter Squash. Unlike the varieties of squash that are available throughout the summer, Winter Squash is known for its hard shell and odd shape. Whether shopping at a Farmer's Market or the grocery store, it's hard to miss the weird shaped vegetables that are now available in abundance.
With Halloween just around the corner it is important to think about just where the candy comes from that is handed out to trick or treaters. By being responsible and buying candy that is eco-friendly, everyone can reduce their ecological footprint and do their part to help protect the environment.
It's close to that time of year again of ghouls, goblins, candy and unique costumes. Halloween candy has a shelf life warn food science experts.