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.
Slow-Cooked Curried Lamb with Vegetables Peach Melba Sipper Mexican Roast Chicken with Olive Salsa Lemon Watercress Swordfish Oatmeal & Apple Mini Muffins Cheesy Grits and Sausage Gobetti alla Boscaiola Yogurt and Almond Apples Custard Sauce Soy and Ginger Marinated Steak
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