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.
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Veggie Wrap Zucchini Raisin Muffins Pocket Fruit Pies Grilled Spiced-Lime Corn on the Cob Herbed Green Beans and Mushrooms Chilled Seafood Salad 5-Seeded Pork Roast Fresh Basil Pesto Pork Chops In Tomato Sauce
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