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.
Carb Free, Low Fat Egg Drop Soup Scalloped Potatoes Orange Glazed Ginger Pork Roast Spinach Apple Salad with Maple Bacon Vinaigrette Salmon Pepper Steaks Sausage and Veggie Borscht Mediterranean Terrine with Leeks and Truffles Curried Lima Bean Aperitif Soup Italian Veggie Platter Spinach and Mozzarella Salad
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