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.
Red Pepper Sauce Russian Tea Cake Cookies Oranges Drizzled in Chocolate Cranberry-Nut Wheat Loaf Dutch Apple Yogurt Dessert Pork Chops in Creamy Vegetable Sauce Raisin Pumpkin Muffins Tofu and Snow Pea Soup Stew Beef with Vegetables Grilled Summer Squash and Zucchini
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