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  We’ve all been told that we should eat our fruits and vegetables, since we were wee ones, but I am going to talk about the benefits of apples and oranges today. I’m sharing this info with you in hopes that instead of craving a dessert full of sugar and fats you will go for a nice, juicy … [Read more…]

I’m a huge fan of seafood, especially shrimp.  It’s one of my favorite types of seafood to cook at home because it’s quick, easy, and is a great fit with my Weight Watchers food plan. I recently came across this recipe for Dijon Shrimp.  Unfortunately, I don’t remember exactly where I found it, … [Read more…]

Back in the day, I was a hard-core Weight Watchers follower.  I counted my points diligently and learned all about portion control and calories and making choices.  I lost 25 lbs after the birth of my first child and I credit Weight Watchers (and my dedication and discipline) for helping me reach … [Read more…]

Welcome to today’s Sisterhood Bash Happy Hour! What’s the Sisterhood Bash? Go check it out – we’re raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and there are MANY chances to win fabulous prizes…and cash. Yes, cash. So every day, we are sharing some awesome recipes with you guys and … [Read more…]

Forever and a day ago, I subscribed to the newsletter from Jillian Michaels’ website.  Last week, I got my first newsletter. The first newsletter I got, I saw a recipe that I wanted to try RIGHT NOW.  But, my mom and I always wait and try new recipes together, so we made it today, and it was … [Read more…]

This is one of my new favorite beers! I am usually a BudLight Lime type of girl, or my other fave -Michelob Ultra Orange Tuscan Grapefruit. I saw an advertisement for MGD Light 64 and was like, NO WAY! Only 64 calories and 2.4 carbs? For that, I will give it a try. And guess what people? It’s not … [Read more…]

I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Comfort Foods – Diet cookbook. I haven’t made it yet, but it sounds like it would be super-fun to make with kids! 1 package (7.5 ounces) refrigerated flaky buttermilk biscuits (10 biscuits) 1 milk chocolate candy bar (1.55 ounces) 2 teaspoons … [Read more…]

1 (6 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin 2 cups boiling water 1 (16 ounce) package strawberries, partially frozen 2 bananas, peeled and diced 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained 1 (8 ounce) container (low-fat) frozen whipped topping, thawed (optional) Directions: In a medium … [Read more…]

If you are anything like me, you like to snack too! I’m all about salty, sweet or just about anything after lunch. Here are a few great low calorie snacks. *Pop Secret light butter microwave popcorn- half a bag is only 140 calories and 4 grams of fiber! * Banana- it’s easy to take on the go and only … [Read more…]

This salad is SO good, but it tastes like it’s so bad. In other words, it doesn’t feel like I’m dieting when I eat this salad. The dressing is so creamy and unlike most “light” dressings, and it keeps well in an airtight container in the fridge for a couple of days. From Weight Watchers Points: … [Read more…]