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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili 303 calories 7 weight watchers points

Spicy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

I love simple, tasty, and inexpensive recipes that can be made ahead of time and frozen for future meals. Actually, I think that might be the requirement for every recipe I make and post here. It’s … [Read More...]

Overnight Oatmeal Tutorial + 20 Overnight Oats Recipes

Overnight Oatmeal Tutorial + 20 Delicious Overnight Oats Recipes

I have become quite the oatmeal fan over the last 3 years. Up until then I despised oatmeal and never understood the reasons people found comfort in bowls of tasteless mush. Looking back, I now know I … [Read More...]


Beef and Cheddar Mason Jar Salad

Last week I made these beef and cheddar “no bread” roll ups and after first bite immediately decided these needed to be made into a mason jar salad. I absolutely LOVED the thousand island yogurt … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan and Exercise Schedule November 19

Weekly Meal Plan and Exercise Schedule {November 19th}

Hi everyone! So…I am 3 days late with posting my weekly menu plan. It has been a crazy few days. Let me explain… Saturday, Matt and I went on an ALL DAY wine tour with friends. It started at … [Read More...]

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps 171 calories and 5 weight watchers points plus

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

  I love lettuce wraps. This is kind of weird to write because I am a total carb girl too. My mama is Italian and I grew up on pasta – lots of pasta. There is nothing better in this world than my … [Read More...]

Homemade Lean Cuisine Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe 336 calories and 7 weight watchers points plus

Cajun Chicken Pasta: Homemade Lean Cuisine Instructions

I could never give up pasta. Kind of like coffee or the occasional reese peanut butter cup. If someone told me that my favorite foods would be banished from my life for all eternity I would curl up in … [Read More...]

5 Targeted Toning Moves You Can Do at Home

5 Targeted Toning Moves You Can Do at Home

This post is by OYS writer, and certified fitness instructor, Melissa. See more of her posts here. When asked which body parts they would call their trouble spots, most people will say one or all … [Read More...]


Beef and Cheddar “No Bread” Roll Ups

I have a confession. Well not really a confession but more like an interesting tid bit to share. When I was younger – say high school – up until about 5 years ago I LOVED LOVED Arby’s beef and … [Read More...]

Raspberry Almond Overnight Oats Recipe 322 calories and 8 weight watchers points plus

Raspberry Almond Overnight Oats

This week I am working on an overnight oats tutorial – it should be posted later in the week. Anyway, I discovered overnight oats earlier this year and every time I post a new recipe I get tons of … [Read More...]

Make ahead menu plan, exercise schedule, and weekly weigh in 11/10/2014

Make Ahead Meal Plan, Exercise Schedule, and Weekly Weigh In {November 10th, 2014}

Sorry I am getting my weekly menu plan to you late. I much prefer to start my Monday with everything planned out and prepped for the week but this weekend did not allow any preparation. We had a lot … [Read More...]

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