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.
Caribbean Bean Salad Choco-Coco Pecan Crisps Applesauce Muffins Crabmeat and Corn Quesadillas Spiced Kabocha Squash Celery Root Puree Sourdough Bread Spinach Dip Sautéed Cabbage, Onion, and Carrot Buffalo Chicken Fingers Pork with Pear Sauce
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