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.
Egg and Mushroom Breakfast Sandwich Apple Caramel Bread Pudding Avocado Tofu Dip Spicy Quick Bread Elbows with Fresh Spinach Cheddar Cheese Herb Muffins Apple Cranberry Salad Toss Seared Onions and Peppers Mango Yogurt Smoothie Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad
I had a work dinner last night with some leadership from my office. I always find diabetes etiquette at these things to be kind of tricky. It was a four course meal, with salad, soup, entree' and dessert and coffee. There was also a selection of gluten free and non-gluten free dinner rolls. I felt way too full of questions for waitress... "Could I get my dressing on the side? How much sugar is in it?" A course later...