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.
Cactus Eggs Scrambled Pumpkin Cheese Pie Grilled Summer Squash and Zucchini Stew Beef with Vegetables Spiced Rhubarb Jam Bean Dip With Blue Cheese and Bacon Teriyaki Chicken Pork Chops Italiano Tropical Rum Pineapple Baked Oysters on the Half Shell
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