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.
Strawberry Sorbet 2 Teriyaki Marinated Salmon Salad Crab and Pomegranate Cantaloupe Bowl Shrimp Salad Penne Rigate with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Mint-Dusted Asparagus Rocky Mountain Grill Tofu and Snow Pea Soup Penne Primavera Chicken Salad with Dates and Blue Cheese
“Why aren’t you freaking out?” Susanne asked me, as she stuffed the seventy-ninth juice box into Charlie’s drawstring bag to add to the 1000-count container of grape glucose tabs. The weight of the bag dropped him to the floor like an anchor and he scrambled around on his back like a crab. “Aren’t you nervous???” “Yeah, I’m nervous,” I said, although it didn’t sound as if I was. I fiddled with my phone, making swift visits to Instagram...