Eeek! Leading up to All Hallow’s Eve, it’s not the scary costumes or horror movies that put me in a frightful state—it’s the mini chocolate bars and chips lurking around every corner of the grocery store.
Halloween is a particularly freaky time of year for those of us trying to eat healthy and lose weight. Sugary and fatty treats take over the aisles of the supermarket and everywhere you turn, you’re tempted by evil chocolaty, starchy, and sugar-coated sweets that will sabotage your weight loss efforts and wreak Fright Night on your waistline.
That’s why we’ve decided to arm you with some treat survival tips leading up to the big night! Here are ten tips for overcoming the temptation of those sinful Halloween treats…
Buy Your Candy on Halloween
The best way to avoid being tempted by all of those mini Halloween goodies in the weeks prior to trick or treat night is to avoid bringing them into your house altogether. That’s why I make a point to put off my Halloween treat shopping until the day of Halloween—that way I’m not dipping into the bootie before the kids arrive. (You should also check out The Best and Worst Halloween Candy to Eat).