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Treats Without Tricks

By October 26, 2013

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Trick or treat? Most major candies sold in the USA are made with corn syrup manufactured from GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) corn. Some European countries have completely outlawed GMO, while in the USA, foods containing GMO are rarely labeled and won't be if big business get's their way. Consumers have no way of knowing whether foods contain GMO, which can be tricky, as modified genes may unstable and mutate causing untold environmental and health problems.
How can you protect yourself? Californians can lobby to label GMO Foods and, you can know your ingredients by making your own bibek treats without tricks at home.

Here are some virtual treats you may want to try.

Naam Ladoo Spiritual Confection
Naam Ladoo Spiritual Confection
Photo © [S Khalsa]
Naam Nutty Chocolate Fudge
Naam Nutty Chocolate Fudge
Photo © [S Khalsa]

Sikhism Sweets That Taste Divine Recipe Collection
Eight Guidelines For Langar
Bibek - Conscious Principles

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October 30, 2012 at 7:18 pm
(1) CARMEN says:

hmmmm! so delicious! :) ) Happy Halloween! have a nice day! happy Wordless Wednesday! :)

October 30, 2012 at 8:23 pm
(2) Reno, the Biggest Little City says:

Great ideas for healthy treats. We need more information like this and less from those who only care about separating us from our money.

October 30, 2012 at 9:39 pm
(3) Colleen@LooseLeafNotes says:

Don’t know what is sweeter, the little girl or the menu!

October 31, 2012 at 12:39 am
(4) Indrani says:

What a tempting variety!

October 31, 2012 at 12:56 am
(5) caite@a lovely shore breeze says:

they look delicious…and what a smile in that first photo! so cute!

October 31, 2012 at 2:05 am
(6) self sagacity says:

all the yummy food…i am so hungry. that blue is just marvelous.

October 31, 2012 at 4:49 am
(7) Liviu Bimbea says:

Ce cu poftă īşi mănāncă “plăcintele”.
E Frumos. Să crească mare şi voinic.. şi tu să fii sănătos pentru a fi alături de el mulţi ani.

October 31, 2012 at 6:41 am
(8) Susan says:

The pictures of the child are the real treat. How adorable! But the food looks yummy, too, and I agree that we need to know more about what’s in our food.

October 31, 2012 at 8:38 am
(9) secret mom thoughts says:

It is scary what they put in food now.

October 31, 2012 at 12:10 pm
(10) phylameana says:

Happy Halloween. We use to give out apples to the trick-or-treaters, but I’m afraid people make their kids throw those out for fear they might have been tampered with. Also, the kids turn up their noses when you hand them and apple.

October 31, 2012 at 3:25 pm
(11) aquariann says:

Those treats look scrumptious! I don’t think I’d look as adorable devouring them as she does, though. ;D

October 31, 2012 at 5:16 pm
(12) Molly Hall says:

I’m so glad you mentioned GMOs….on pins and needles to see if California votes Yes on Prop 37. This is a big one. This is an outstanding collection of images here — I’d try them all!

October 31, 2012 at 5:23 pm
(13) kerry says:

I totally agree about GMOs. So glad you are writing about it. Also love the photos and the treats.

October 31, 2012 at 8:52 pm
(14) NS Gill says:

We made the pumpkin seed recipe, but had to halve the time and at that our oven was smokey, but we LOVED them. I left the salt off because it’s off DH’s diet.

October 31, 2012 at 10:10 pm
(15) Donna says:

They all look so yummy. As soon as we finish all the Halloween goodies in our house I’ll have to try a few of these recipes.

November 1, 2012 at 12:44 am
(16) imaddy says:

They all look so good. You can tell on her face how good it is. She is precious.

November 1, 2012 at 12:34 pm
(17) Gattina says:

I love the picture of the little girl, so sweet ! The sweets you show are certainly far more healthy, there must be a reason that so many American kids are overweight. And GMO’s what a crap !

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