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Halloween Eats & Treats with Celebrity Chef, Jamie Gwen

It’s almost Halloween and kids and parents LOVE it! But this year, with door-to-door activity curtailed or smartly distanced, Halloween and celebrating the fall season is going to be different. But we are lucky to have Chef Jamie Gwen with us today to show us some fun treats to celebrate.

Even with things looking different this year it doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun and tasty treats. Whether you are home-gating or enjoying the chill of fall by a fire pit, I like to take advantage of the flavors fall brings. For the grown-up crowd, Smirnoff Seltzer has introduced two new zero sugar hard seltzer variety packs. The core variety pack features new flavors Lemon Lime, Black Cherry and Orange, as well as returning fan-favorite, Berry Lemonade. Or in the limited-edition fall pack, they have introduced new seasonal flavors like Peach, Raspberry and Blackberry flavors along with bringing back the classic combo of Cranberry Lime. Best of all these contain only 90 calories, zero sugar and one carb and are available wherever Smirnoff is sold. Click here for more info.

According to a recent poll, 73% of parents are working to limit sugar intake, which is why I love serving sweet treats with a twist like Sabra’s Dark Chocolate Dessert Dip & Spread this season. You can feel great about serving it to your family and they will absolutely love the decadent chocolate flavor. It tastes like pudding to me! Plant-based, gluten-free, vegan, only 80 calories per serving and lower in sugar than other chocolate spreads. You can decorate it to look like a spider web and add dippers both sweet and salty like strawberries, pretzels, and crackers to make a tasty treat. Click here for more information.

Or really add a fun scare with my eyeball pasta! Super simple to make. Make spaghetti with meatballs and add the "eyes" to the meatballs using black olives. People who love olives, love and trust Pearls. Pearls Olives are the perfect item to have on hand this Halloween and holiday season – versatile, flavorful and an easy addition that makes meals, snacks and entertaining even better. They are 100% grown and packed in sunny California, picked at the peak of freshness. It’s time to dream big and win big with Pearls’ Dream Olive initiative. Post your olive ideas on Instagram using #DreamOlive and you could win $5,000! Plus, for every idea you tag, Pearls will donate a meal to Feeding America, up to 200,000 meals. Visit Olives.com for details.

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