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Category: Appetizer

11 Healthy Snack Ideas
[ 1 ] 02/21/2014

11 Healthy Snack Ideas

We live in an on-the-go world. Entertainment, work and food are never far out of reach. And when it comes to snacking, that’s not a good thing. Though it may be convenient, pre-packaged snacks are rarely healthy for body or mind. To side-step this this saboteur, keep these deliciously healthy snack ideas on-hand to energize […]

Sexy and Slimming Valentines Day Food
[ 0 ] 02/07/2014

Sexy and Slimming Valentines Day Food

Just when you thought you were past holiday eating and indulgence, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner with loads of chocolate, wine and decadence. Instead of spending the Day of Love eating rich foods that leave you feeling bloated and heavy, amp up the chemistry between you and your partner with these deliciously sexy […]

Dip Into Summer
[ 1 ] 06/08/2013

Dip Into Summer

Summer means it’s time for skinny dippin’….no not that kind. I’m referring to the dishes you take to a picnic, a barbecue, or pull out for a snack at home. It’s dip season. And that can mean heavy, thick, creamy dips (which can be delicious, but not ideal for swimsuit season), or fresh, vegetable-filled dips […]

Try It: *New* Wish-Bone Salad Dressings (Giveaway)
[ 9 ] 08/25/2011

Try It: *New* Wish-Bone Salad Dressings (Giveaway)

Ya’ll know I love salad.  I eat it almost every day.  My kids have grown up eating it since they were old enough to eat salad.  In fact, a salad is one of the few veggie-type items that I can count on them eating.  It is awesome! Recently, we invited some friends over and all […]

Lighter Memorial Day Side Dishes, Desserts, and Cocktails
[ 1 ] 05/29/2011

Lighter Memorial Day Side Dishes, Desserts, and Cocktails

Are you having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend? We hope so! If you’re planning on firing up the grill tomorrow, we have a couple of suggestions to help keep your meal on the lighter side. You know, so you don’t have that post holiday regret because you couldn’t walk away from the potato salad…. Lighter […]

Try this: Tofu!
[ 2 ] 05/26/2011

Try this: Tofu!

It’s time to shake things up in the kitchen a little bit and introduce some tofu to your diet. Since fresh tofu is offered in so many different textures, this protein power house is a great alternative to meats in main courses, but is also a perfect addition to smoothies, eggs, dips, and soups. This […]

New Lean Cuisine Spring Rolls...You CAN Have Appetizers *Review & Giveaway*
[ 16 ] 03/26/2011

New Lean Cuisine Spring Rolls…You CAN Have Appetizers *Review & Giveaway*

Pupus. Starters.  Whatever you call them…I just love appetizers. I’m one of those people who will happily go to a restaurant and make a meal out of appetizers only. The problem is, so many restaurants appetizers are a big, hot, fattening mess (Hello cheese sticks. And calamari. And nachos.) Same goes for appetizers at home. […]

Appetizers: Spinach Dip & Artichoke Hummus
[ 4 ] 02/06/2011

Appetizers: Spinach Dip & Artichoke Hummus

So, it’s the day of the Big Game!  Are you all set and ready for your football party this evening?  If you’re still looking for a great last minute dip idea for your party, you’re in luck!  I’ve got two of them for you.  Not only are they tasty, but they won’t blow your calorie […]

A Healthy Popcorn-y Snack
[ 3 ] 12/26/2010

A Healthy Popcorn-y Snack

Santa has visited; presents have been unwrapped, and I’m sure you all had very yummy meals. Right? Right. Now I know you may be thinking, “Oy. I need to get back on track.” Just for you, I thought I’d share my favorite healthy treat from The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook. At only 152 calories per […]

Sweet on Sweet Potatoes
[ 3 ] 11/18/2010

Sweet on Sweet Potatoes

I only have sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving, and usually laden with butter, brown sugar, marshmallows and pecans.  Not so good for me, eh?  I love the taste of sweet potatoes and while I had heard “they are good for you”, I never really knew why until I started researching for this post. My friend Wikipedia […]

Taste of the Sisterhood :: Making Spinach Dip Healthy
[ 3 ] 11/15/2010

Taste of the Sisterhood :: Making Spinach Dip Healthy

Tis the season for parties, fa la la la la la la la la! And these parties have lots of food, fa la la la la la la la la! We all know that with the holidays comes food and social gatherings and parties. It is super easy to lose control at parties, isn’t it? […]

Taste of the Sisterhood: Mid-Week Fiesta - Fish Tacos & Mexican Five Layer Dip
[ 0 ] 11/10/2010

Taste of the Sisterhood: Mid-Week Fiesta – Fish Tacos & Mexican Five Layer Dip

Happy Hump Day! I think that today is a great day for a fiesta! Why? Well, cause it’s cold out (here at least) and I need a pick me up. Plus? I’ve been craving fish tacos. This baby in my belly has a taste for spice, y’all. Let’s get cooking! Taste of the Sisterhood is […]

Taste Of Sisterhood: V8 Bloody Mary
[ 5 ] 11/06/2010

Taste Of Sisterhood: V8 Bloody Mary

How do you round out the perfect hangover brunch? With a perfect Bloody Mary of course! Because: I am reviewing the delicious array of V8 juices this week and decided that a V8 cocktail would be a great way to tie the two in and… And because I’ve never even had a bloody mary before and… […]

Smart Bars from Eat! Move! Play!
[ 4 ] 07/10/2010

Smart Bars from Eat! Move! Play!

This month we’re featuring Weight Watchers new book Eat! Move! Play!, which encourages you to feed your children healthfully and to get them moving all in an effort to lay a good foundation for a healthy future. You can read our other articles in the series here: Eat! Move! Play! Review & Giveaway Eat! Move! […]

Hummus!
[ 9 ] 07/03/2010

Hummus!

Do you like hummus? I know I do, and my kids LOVE it. Seriously. My son grabs it out of the fridge and eats it all the time. Hummus is a delicious Middle Eastern dip made from mashed chick peas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and various other flavors. We typically buy Athenos brand hummus, and […]