Thursday, October 28, 2010

Halloween Candy-Lovers Unite!

Yes, the weekend I have been dreading is finally here... not really, I LOVE me some Halloween fun, but the thought of having to keep a stockpile of candy at my house and attempt to save it for the trick-or-treaters Sunday night has me running scared.
See, the problem my friends, is that I don't have strong willpower when it comes to the sweets and seeing it sitting there in my cute pewter pumpkin halloween bowl will just make me take 1 or 10--whatever... this week's "health nut" post is dedicated to the healthy halloween candy {if that can really exist??} and is brought to you by the lovely people at Women's Health Magazine:
 Best Nutty Candy Bar: 100 Grand (190 cal)/Worst: Snickers (280 cal)
Best Crunchy Candy Bar: Take 5 (210 cal)/Worst: Butterfinger (270 cal)
Best Chocolate Candy Bar: Nestle Crunch (220 cal)/Worst: 3 Musketeers (260 cal)
Best Breakable Candy Bar: Kit Kat (210 cal)/Worst: (270 cal)

And for those of you looking for some new workout tunes, add these newbies to your iPod--they're on my fall playlist right now and perfect for high energy working out:
Just a Dream--Nelly
Crazytown--Jason Aldean
If It's Love--Train
Like a G6--Far East Movement
Little Lion Man--Mumford and Sons
DJ Got Us Falling in Love--Usher
Power--Kanye West
Your Love--Nicki Minaj
Cee Lo--Forget You

And no, workouts have seized to exist the latter part of this week because of my stupid inconvenient sickness, so needless to say I am missing my mileage at the gym until I get back to 100%--have I mentioned being sick stinks???  Taking it easy tonight and hoping to make it back tomorrow =)

10 comments:

  1. Ah, I always dread this time of the year because sometimes I just can not resist the fun sized treats! My "enemy" is candy corn I am addicted to the pure sugar! I allow myself to have it once and then that is it for the year. I can not portion control that stuff it is addicting! Happy trick or treating!!

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  2. I'm having the same candy problem right now. Those little fun size candies are just too hard to resist :)

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  3. This is exactly the reason I'm not going until Saturday to buy my residents' candy for Sunday!

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  4. I try to buy Halloween candy for the kids that isn't my favorite - that way I am not as tempted to eat it. I kinda failed on that one though - I bought Kit Kats which are tasty. Oops! I didn't buy Snickers though, those are my favorite!

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  5. I too love Halloween candy!!

    I have a tendency of picking at the candy as soon as I pal e it in the bowl!

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  6. I hope you feel better soon Natasha! :(
    I can't resist sweets either. It's good to note that Crunch bar's are the healthiest chocolate bar. I loved those growing up!

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  7. Just a dream by Nelly is my FAVORITE song right now. I love singing and dancing to it. ha! Hope you are feeling better :)

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  8. mmm I LOVE mini candy bars! they are so yummy!!

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  9. Thanks for the fun candy tips! I guess that the perk to living in an apartment building -- no trick-or-treaters means no candy in my house! :)

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