Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 28, 2012

Skinny Recipe: Tangy Potato Salad

Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 lbs red potatoes 1/2 Cup diced celery 1/4 Cup diced green pepper 1 Cup diced onion 1/2 Cup cottage cheese 1/3 Cup nonfat milk 1/8 TSP powdered mustard 1/4 TSP dried dill 1/4 TSP celery seed 1 TBSP white vinegar 1 TSP lemon juice Directions Boil the potatoes until tender, about Continue Reading

September 26, 2012

Quick Tip: Prepare groceries as soon as you get home

Make “ready-to-eat ” meals when you come home from grocery shopping. Have cut veggies and fruits refrigerated in storage containers, ready for the next meal or when you need a snack on the go.

September 24, 2012

Lighten Up Your Party Fare This Football Season

It’s that time of the year again! Football season is starting and if you’re like us, you love hosting football parties at your house or tailgating before the game. But what if you’re trying to avoid all those heavy, fatty snacks? Let’s face it- when you think football, you think food. And that food usually Continue Reading

September 21, 2012

Skinny Recipe: Basic Turkey Burgers

Adding veggies to your turkey burger patties keep them moist and add healthy fiber to your meal. Pair these burgers with baked sweet potato fries and a spring mix salad. Have plenty of veggie toppings on hand and keep condiments to a minimum- think reduced-fat mayo, reduced-sodium ketchup and sugar-free BBQ sauce. This recipe for Continue Reading

September 19, 2012

Quick Tip: Add low calorie flavor

Stock up on healthy condiments to add layers of flavor in no time flat. Good choices include ketchup and barbecue sauces sweetened without sugar, mustards galore, flavored vinegars, salsas, and infused oils.