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.
Spinach Cilantro Pesto Spinach Salad with Toasted Pine Nut Dressing Cheesy Spaghetti with Pine Nuts Cabbage and Grape Salad with Honey-Ginger Dressing Honey-Mustard Lamb Chops Cheeseburger Macaroni Casserole Spiral Almond Challah White Bean and Pine Nut Dip Orzo Parmesan Louisiana Rice and Peas
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