Healthy Halloween: Hand-Dipped Strawberries Instead Of Candy

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Chocolate dipped strawberries -- decorated to look like friendly jack o’ lanterns, spider webs and more -- make for good fun, good taste, and good health.

Those looking for a healthy substitute to Halloween candy or a festive alternative to boring Thanksgiving recipes, must try the gourmet delicacies that recently made The O List, items handpicked by Oprah Winfrey herself -- Shari’s Berries hand-dipped strawberries.

Shari’s Berries Spooky Berries are not just a great alternative to candy, but these gourmet strawberries hand-dipped in an exclusive recipe including white, milk, or dark chocolate, are festively decorated to resemble friendly jack o’ lanterns, spider webs, and more. Elegant Fall Berries, which can double as a Thanksgiving centerpiece, start with deliciously plump berries dipped in the same gourmet recipe as the Halloween berries, but swizzled with fall colors.

Parents and children alike are finding Spooky Berries a healthy, welcome treat and party alternative to the mounds of unwholesome candy so prevalent this time of year.

“Don’t bring candy to school was the word at my son’s preschool,” said Heather Metcalfe of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. “At Halloween, there’s too much candy circulating already, and they didn’t want the kids on a sugar high.”

“For a class party, we wanted to give the kids something festive, healthy, and special,” says Metcalfe. “Chocolate covered strawberries that looked Spooky were the perfect answer. A tasty work of art and healthy indulgence, they were the hit of the party.”

Presented in a beautiful gold gift box with personal message card, Fall Berries are The Unforgettable Gift TM for Thanksgiving hosts and hostesses. The quality of Shari’s Berries hand-dipped strawberry delicacies make them a favorite among Hollywood’s A-list celebrities like Halle Berry, and good enough to be included in the Academy Award goody bags of Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Hilary Swank, and Clint Eastwood.

Every strawberry is inspected for size, shape, quality and hand-dipped the day it is shipped. The strawberry creation of your choice is overnighted in a cooled container to ensure peak flavor and texture.

Shari’s Berries starts with premium strawberries (which can lower cancer risk) dipped fresh daily in an exclusive recipe including white, milk, or dark chocolate (believed to reduce heart disease risk), then typically adorned with either bits of almonds, coconut shavings, mini chocolate chips or fancy swirls.

Other fun seasonal items include hand-dipped caramel apples, cookies, and berries with gourmet compliments like truffles; petit fours; cheesecakes; and a silver plated champagne ice bucket with hand-dipped bottle of wine, champagne, or non-alcoholic beverage with a pull cord to break off the chocolaty coating.

While most gifting companies simply print the recipient’s name on the shipping box, Shari’s Berries includes your personalized message on a gift card inside with your gift, so your message stays personal.

Since Shari’s Berries is ranked one of the Top 50 Internet sites by Internet Retailer, navigating among its more than 200 Unforgettable Gifts is easy, whether looking for healthy Halloween treats or an alternative to predictable Thanksgiving recipes. For those with dietary preferences, no sugar, non-alcoholic, and other gift selections are available.

http://www.berries.com

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Randy Ferre
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