Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween Food Strategies

Let’s face it, Halloween isn’t exactly the greatest day in the world to try and avoid that non-stop snacking that can really put on the pounds. Granted I could just not buy any candy, turn off the lights and pretend … Continue reading

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A Lighter Green Bean Casserole

I just love green beans, but I find some versions of the classic Green Bean Casserole a bit too heavy. It’s also got way more sodium than any self-respecting vegetable dish should ever have. The good news is, with a … Continue reading

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Hearty and Healthy New Mexican Style Enchiladas

Although my New Mexican friends would probably claim this recipe isn’t exactly authentic, it’s still pretty tasty. It’s also pretty healthy. I used Charles’ Mexican Shredded Chicken, which contains no salt, to lower the sodium content; and reduced fat shredded … Continue reading

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The Glycemic Index Cookbook – Dummies vs. Idiot’s

I was thrilled when The Complete idiot’s Guide folks asked me to do a head-to-head comparison of their Glycemic Index Cookbook, to the Glycemic Index Cookbook for Dummies. Why? Well first off, because I truly believe it’s a very healthy … Continue reading

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Classico Crostanini Original Recipe Crust

Sometimes I come across some tasty and healthy food items in Big Lots. But it’s really a gamble as most of the time I’m trying something I’ve never tasted before; and to be honest that could go either way. Still, … Continue reading

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Tasty Lasagna Roll-Ups

As the weather turns cooler, it’s time to look at some baked main dish recipes. At the top of my list is this yummy and low-sodium Lasagna Roll-up. The low-sodium comes from the mix of Classico Pasta Sauce and Beret … Continue reading

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Mini Frittatas, Take Two

  I’m really having a great time with my new 12-square bar pan. To say I love it, is a gross understatement. Although most people use it for brownies and bar cookies, it’s the idea pan for frittatas and egg … Continue reading

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A New Popped Snack

As I was wandering through the aisles of Costco yesterday, I found yet another healthy and tasty snack item. This time it was a bit of a gamble, as it wasn’t a sample item, but the whole concept of Pop … Continue reading

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