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Organic Candy and Healthy Options for Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, I’ve put together some of my favorite organic candy options.

I have also included one amazing and very healthy option that kids will never know is not candy but absolutely tastes like it.


Angell Organic Candy Bars will probably make my list every single year as I am very impressed by the integrity of the product and the people running this company.

Everything is certified organic and fair trade, and the taste of the organic candy bars is rich and decadent.

There are three flavors, one of which is vegan (Dark Angel) and one of which is gluten-free (Angel Crisp).

The bars are all available on Amazon – Click for the Angell Crisp, Snow Angell and Dark Angell.



I came across Go Naturally organic hard candies at the recent Expo East trade show in Baltimore and was immediately impressed. It is a fantastic tasting hard candy, comes in several different flavors (apple, cherry, pomegranate, honey lemon) and is gluten-free.

Plus, everything is hand-made in America.

Go Naturally organic hard candies can be purchase online.


I took these Yummy Earth Organic Fruit Lollipops with me to my recent speech/trade show booth at APCA, and they were a big hit.

Many people were shocked that these lollipops were organic because they tasted so good and they had never heard of nor seen organic lollipops before.

Quite simply, Yummy Earth Organic Fruit Lollipops rock!

These organic lollipops are available nationwide and can also be purchased online.


If you were planning on putting out a big bowl of candy and want to really wow your visitors, then switch out the sugar for goji berries.

Goji berries are one of the healthiest foods on the planet and have been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years.

Furthermore, they are sweet, chewy and incredibly addictive. It is impossible for me to eat just a handful of goji berries.

I always end up devouring much more than I should because I seem to lose all self-control whenever they are in my presence.

Goji berries contain more iron than spinach, more beta carotene than carrots, and more protein than whole wheat (13%). Plus, goji berries are packed with 18 amino acids, eight of which are the essential amino acids, including isoleucine and tryptophan.

WARNING: Once you start eating goji berries, appreciate their tremendous health benefits and savor the fantastic taste, you’ll be eating them all of the time, not just at Halloween.

They’re that good and that good for you.

Many different companies sell organic goji berries but I haven’t found any that beat the taste and purity of the ones that come from Sunfood.

Most goji berries are from China, and with all of the recent organic food problems from this country, it is imperative that you trust the company that sells them.

And I trust Sunfood completely.

Goji berries by Sunfood can be purchased online.


Have a healthy and organic Halloween!

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