The holidays are here and I have to admit, convincing my kids to get excited about making a candy-free gingerbread house or any other low sugar holiday treat was a toughie. They already had plenty of memories of holidays past making gingerbread houses and treats covered from top to bottom with candies. To ease any disappointment in advance, I tried to get my kids to read the ingredient labels of some of the typical gum drops and candies that we used to decorate our gingerbread houses with in years past. I hoped they would get turned off by all the…

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