Monthly Archives: July 2011

Low Sodium Olives — A Great Find!

I have to admit that I’m somewhat of an olive junkie; in fact Charles says I consider them a food group. I add a few sliced black olives to just about everything; and although a few won’t really hurt me … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Birthday Picnic

I decided to take a few days off and head over to the Northern California Coast for my birthday last week. I wanted to get away, but of course didn’t necessarily want the high-calorie and high-sodium food that sometimes goes … Continue reading

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Noodles & Company Gets a Thumbs Up!

I’ve heard good things about Noodles & Company, but I’ve never been able to sample their fare when I’ve been on the road. Well, all that changed today when I had lunch at their Elk Grove, California location.

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Tasty Chicken Tostadas

This easy summer recipe isn’t rocket science, however it does show how selecting the right brands of certain products will drastically lower the calories, sodium and saturated fat.

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New Taco Salad Topper

I love a good taco salad in the summer, and although I love my recipe, I made one minor change after my most recent trip to the market. The sample lady made a great Southwestern Caesar Salad, which she topped … Continue reading

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Slimming Seafood Salad

Since I bought the imitation crab for my Crabmeat Pasta Salad a few weeks back, I’ve been trying to think of other salad recipes to use it in. I really wanted to come up with a way to do a … Continue reading

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A Cool Low-Cal Summer Treat

Nothing says summer like a nice cold ice cream cone. And although I allow myself the occasional ice cream treat, it’s not something I can have on a daily basis. Gladly I discovered Julie’s Organic Sorbet Bars — a tasty … Continue reading

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