Grown-Up Trick or Treats
For those of us who graduated from trick-or-treating decades ago, Halloween is the simply the time of year when sweet temptations are everywhere ... and they come in guilt-free, I'll-just-have-one, miniature sizes!
Here are some grown-up ways to indulge without the bulge (and without the crazy blood glucose spikes) ... plus tips for weathering the "fun size" candy season.
Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese Salad Caribbean Cucumber Salad Broccoli and Orange Salad Grilled Zucchini and Cheese Wrap Spicy Poached Eggs Salad with Peppers and Pine Nuts Curried Pea Rice Hearty Vegetable Bean Stew Asian Rubbed Flank Steak (Gluten Free) Soup-Up Tomato Soup
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