Please check out this post on Mark's Daily Apple on how to politely decline dessert.
We all find ourselves in situations that are hard to maneuver, especially when it involves well meaning friends who love eating and drinking things outside our nutritional parameters.
Keep up the good fight! Don't back down!!
The holidays are quickly approaching! Do yourself a huge favor and develop a strategy now. I'll be posting modified holiday recipes that can help you stay on track. If you see any that look tasty, please send them my way to post here on the blog.