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.
Spiced Berries Low-fat French Toast Sticks Beef Steaks With Tangy Corn Relish Fish Stock Pork Medallions with Orange-Rosemary Sauce Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Microwave Cinnamon-Apple Slices Chicken Tortellini Soup Florentine Bread Pudding Broccoli with Green and Yellow Wax Beans
We're into the holiday entertaining season. For many of us, this means eating at other people's homes, out to restaurants (replete with "all you can eat" buffets), and office parties. Tight budgets, end-of-year sales rushes, and unrealistic productivity expectations have turned the office catered restaurant holiday into an "everybody bring something" potluck (or "covered dish dinner", if you're from the southeastern United States). The potluck/covered dish...