Chocolate Milk: The Official Drink of Halloween

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TV Personality, Lifestyle Expert and Mom, Ereka Vetrini, Shares Spooky and Fun Halloween Treats

When it comes to Halloween, everyone knows chocolate is king – but this year, we don’t mean candy. Recently, TV Personality, Lifestyle Expert and Mom, Ereka Vetrini, teamed with chocolate milk and YourUpdateTV to share some treats that are both delicious and nutritious.

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Chocolate milk has nutrients kids need, all dressed up with the taste they love. Just like classic milk, chocolate milk has 9 essential nutrients, including 8 grams of high-quality protein, to help fuel your kids. Chocolate milk offers chocolatey goodness the whole family will enjoy – and moms can feel good about.

When stocking up on goodies for trick or treaters, it’s fun to have a spooky snack to help fuel some Halloween fun. Check out some of these ideas easy crafts that are great for kids:

Spooky Spider Glass

Spin a wicked web of fun on any glass of tasty chocolate milk for a tasty Halloween snack.


  • Decorative cotton webbing or a package of cotton candy
  • Black sheet of construction paper, cut in small rectangles
  • Scissors
  • Clear glass cup
  • Decorative paper straw


1. Cover glass in a spooky spider web with decorative cotton from the craft store. Another way to create this cute DIY Halloween craft is to drape the glass with finely spun cotton candy.
2. Fold small pieces of construction paper in half.
3. With a pencil, draw half of the spider’s body and legs from the folded edge of the paper.
4. Cut out spider shapes.
5. Pour chocolate milk in the glass and insert a decorative straw.

Mummy Milk

Stir up some fun with a yummy milk mummy and serve a delicious Halloween snack before the party starts.


  • Bubble chewing gum tape or adhesive gauze tape
  • Self-adhesive craft “googly eyes”
  • Tall clear glass
  • Decorative paper straw


1. Remove backing from google eyes and adhere them to the side of the glass.
2. Take a long strip of bubble gum or gauze and wrap the glass in its bandage. Make sure the eyes peak out from behind the “dressing.“
3. Pour chocolate milk in the glass and add a decorative straw.

Check out for tips on how to make these crafts yourself, recipe inspiration and more!

About Ereka Vetrini:
Ereka Vetrini a TV Host, Lifestyle Expert, Brand Spokesperson, Producer, Blogger and proud mom of two who got her start on Donald Trump‘s “The Apprentice” season 1.
Ereka is currently the host of Lifetime’s Access Health. Access Health brings you the latest cutting-edge developments and innovations in medicine, nutrition and fitness, so women everywhere can take charge of their health starting today!

She is also a regular contributor to NBC’s 1st Look and NY Live. As an on-air correspondent for NBC she covers the hottest spots to dine, travel and shop! Ereka was previously the host of TLC Sunday Brunch where she brought you the very best brunch & cocktail recipes, styling tips and so much more!

You might also remember her as the host of In The Loop with iVillage, a live daytime talk show televised nationally on NBC. Alongside Bill Rancic and Kim Coles, Ereka covered women’s health, parenting, nutrition, food and more. Or you may remember her as the dynamic host of Kidspace on HGTV. During the 6 season run of Kidspace Ereka and her team redesigned children’s play spaces. As a mother of two, Ereka enjoys spending every spare minute running after her 9 and 7 year-old.

About Milk Life:
MilkPEP, Washington, D.C., is funded by the nation's milk companies, who are committed to educating consumers about the many nutritious benefits of milk and ensuring all children have access to fresh, wholesome milk. The MilkPEP Board runs marketing programs, including Milk Life, a multi-faceted campaign highlighting the important role milk plays in helping families reach their full potential, Milk It! a campaign for kids built around their love of milk, and Built with Chocolate Milk, which inspires athletes to perform at their best and recover with lowfat chocolate milk. For more information, go to and

About YourUpdateTV:
YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content, produced by award-winning video communications firm, D S Simon Media ( It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology.

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