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.
Baked Macaroni Spiced Turkey with Fruit Salsa Seasoned Chicken and Vegetables Low Carb Coffee Frappe (Dairy) Toasted Pine Nuts and Spinach Pate Skillet Stew Salmon Spread Lemon Angel Food Cake Bars Turkey and Quinoa Meatloaf (Gluten Free) Creamy Chocolate Kahlua Pie
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