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.
Prosciutto, Mango, and Parmesan Salad Salsa Mayonnaise Yukon Gold Potatoes With Parmesan Fruit Kabobs with Creamy Cherry Peanut Butter Dip Creamy Pea Soup Pork Olé Salad with Roasted Pumpkin Seed Dressing Almond and Blueberry Pancakes Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken Sesame Ginger Turkey Enlitened Onions
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