Do you think it is possible to have a "healthy Halloween" ? Many times we allow events , celebrations or certain holidays to wreck our healthy nutrition plans for the sake of habit or tradition . Halloween is usually one of those times . We tend to eat a lot lot of candy during this time of the year . There are approximately 35 billion pounds of candy corn produced each year , and most is consumed during the fall . And that number is just for candy corn , it doesn't included other sweets and chocolate ! According to one survey , American households spend 44 dollars each year on Halloween candy which can add up to a lot of unwanted calories . Here are a few tips to help you survive the holiday without adding unwanted pounds . 1. Don't buy more candy than you think you will pass along to "trick-or-treaters". Pass up the urge to buy candy just because it is on sale or a good value . Keep candy out of sight by putting it into the pantry or cabinet . 2 . Don't allow your children , or yourself to go trick-or-treating on an empty stomach . You will be more likely to eat more candy than you anticipated . Once you get home , go through your candy and pick out a few favorites . Donate the rest . 3 . Look for non-food treats to give away to loved ones and neighbors . Kids love all sorts of trinkets . You can find items such as sidewalk chalk , stickers and other small items at discount and dollar stores . Remember to check all candies before eating . CANDY CORN MILKSHAKE
1 Quart Vanilla Ice Cream 1 Quart Orange Sherbet Whipped Cream or Cool Whip Yellow Food Coloring Black, Yellow & Orange Sprinkles 1 . Let your vanilla ice cream soften for about 25 minutes outside of the freezer. After the ice cream is softened take 1/3 of the ice cream and put it into a bowl and put the quart of vanilla ice cream back in the freezer. Add yellow food coloring to the ice cream in the bowl until the desired shade is obtained. Mix well. 2 . Take your orange sherbet out of the freezer to allow it to start softening. 3 . Get your mason jars, clear plastic cups, or glass drinking glasses and spoon yellow ice cream into the bottoms, filling the cups about 1/3 full. Smooth out the top as evenly as you can. 4 . Wipe down the inside of the cups with a paper towel to remove ice cream streaks. Place your cups in the freezer for 5-10 minutes to let the yellow layer harden a little. 5 . Take your vanilla ice cream out of the freezer again to allow it to start softening. 6 . Remove the cups from the freezer and carefully spoon in the orange sherbet now, filling the cups about 2/3 full, and again, smoothing out the top. Wipe the excess on the inside of the cups with a paper towel. Place the cups back in the freezer for 5-10 minutes. 7 . Remove the cups from the freezer and add the final layer of vanilla ice cream, filling the cups within 1/2 inch from the top of the cup. Smooth out the tops again. 8 . Top off your desserts with whipped cream or cool whip and sprinkles. Place in the freezer until they are ready to be served. Yields about 10 milkshakes, depending on size of cups.
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My grandkids found this recipe for me , I must say it is delightful delicious . Karaspartyideas.com A proud grand-poppa G.