tips – The Shrinking Jeans of Melissa


March 6, 2009 By Lissa

Helllloooo? Echo… Echo… Is this thing on? Tap, tap. Things seem to be awfully… vacant… around here today. Liven’ up people! It’s Friday! TRAIL MIX, DRIED FRUIT, AND MIXED NUTS Eat This! Sunsweet Pitted Prunes – 100 cal, 0 g fat, 12 g sugar, 3 g fiber – Per gram, prunes provide ewer calories, more […]

March 3, 2009 By Lissa

CORN CHIPS Eat This Guiltless Gourmet All Natural Chili Lime – 120 cal, 3 g fat, 200 mg sodium. Fewer ingredients, less fat, and double the fiber of Tostitos. Que Pasa White Corn – 140 cal, 7 g fat, 50 mg sodium. One of the most reliable plain tortilla chips in the supermarket. Snyder’s of […]

March 2, 2009 By Lissa

WORST CRUNCH SNACK Gardetto’s Special Request Roasted Garlic Rye Chips (1/2 cup, 30 g) 160 calories, 10 g fat, 40 mg sodium Each single serving exceeds the amount of trans fat deemed safe to consume daily by the American Heart Association. Eat This Instead: Snyder’s of Hanover Sourdough Nibblers (16 pieces, 30 g) 120 calories, […]

March 1, 2009 By Lissa

This is more like an FYI… and a disgusting one at that. After reading this, you can thank me for helping you keep your caloric intake down for today. ;o) The FDA allows certain amounts of *bonus* ingredients in our food, lucky us… Canned Pineapple – Can contain up to 20 percent moldy fruit Canned […]

February 28, 2009 By Lissa

Do y’all remember when Crooked Eyebrow posted a review on Eat This Not That, The Supermarket Survival Guide? I picked up the book while we were on vacation, and let me just say it is SO VERY INTERESTING. There are some complete shockers in there! I thought I would share some of the information to […]