July 22, 2016

Skinny Recipe: Yogurt Fruit Salad

There is nothing quite like a fruit salad to complete the tastes of summer. This fruit salad not only tastes delicious, but it also is low in calories, which all our waists love during bathing suit season. This recipe is perfect to add as a side to any cookout or to eat for breakfast before you head to the pool for the day.

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July 20, 2016

Summer Picnics

I don’t know about you, but I love being outdoors in the summertime. I especially love al fresco dining. Whether you are planning a backyard barbecue, a deck party, or packing a picnic to go, I encourage you to plan a festive spread that encompasses the basic food groups as well as a dessert or treat, and includes cool beverages to quench the summer heat.

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July 15, 2016

Skinny Recipe: Lemon Meringue Pie

Nothing quite says summer like a Lemon Meringue Pie. This recipe take some time, but the end result is a perfectly fluffy meringue and a delicious pie. This is my go-to summer dessert when I’m hosting a dinner party, and the bonus is it is lower in calories than most pie recipes making the treat extra sweet!
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July 13, 2016

Celebrate Fun, Flavor and Fitness during National Blueberry Month

Last weekend our friends gifted us with a bag of fresh blueberries they hand picked at an East Texas blueberry farm. And how incredibly delicious they were! Nothing is as good as fruit fresh from the tree or vine. With July the peak season for blueberries, it’s no surprise that the U.S. Department of Agriculture proclaimed July as National Blueberry Month. Celebrate the month and the sweet goodness of blueberries by purchasing some at their lowest price of the year in your local grocery store or farmers’ market, picking your own at a nearby farm or finding a local Blueberry Festival in your state.
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