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.
Blackberry Sorbet-Filled Lemon Cups Fresh Pea Soup Strawberry Banana Sherbet Barbados Chops with Black Bean Relish Oat Snack Cakes Low Carb Meat Loaf with Wine Pork in Bourbon Maple Marinade French Onion Soup Microwave Pudding with Sprinkles on Top Grilled Orange Roughy with Nectarine Salsa
I don’t know exactly what it is. I just know I absolutely despise it. I don’t know what to call it, so I just say that Charlie is going through a thing. Going through a thing might be puberty or it might be the beginnings of a cold or virus or maybe a combination of the two. What I do know is that it completely sucks! It lasts for about three to five days every month or so and brings with it uncontrollable blood sugars that stay in the upper 300s for hours and hours...