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.
Cohen's Own Asparagus with Toasted Almonds Asparagus and Cashews Garbanzo Bean Salad Green Beans with Prosciutto and Onions Vanilla Maple Cream Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Lemon and Garlic Shrimp Kabobs Chef Salad Stir Fried Artichoke Hearts with Garlic and Lemon Strawberry Surprise
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