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fudgy caramel brownies weight watchers recipe 198 calories and 6 weight watchers points plus or 4 old points per serving

Fudgy Caramel Brownies

Behind every successful diet is an ooey gooey brownie. Huh? Yes, I am being serious. Of course, to keep healthy and fit we can’t gorge on chocolate fudge brownies every single day. However,  it is … [Read More...]

5 Skinny Ways to Infuse Flavor Into Food

5 Skinny Ways to Infuse Flavor Into Food

This post is by OYS writer Melissa. See more of her posts here. Sometimes, one of the most challenging aspects of eating healthy is making the food taste good. Like me, some people prefer a more … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Soup 248 calories and 6 weight watchers points plus

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Soup

These last couple weeks, with my kids back to school and after school activities in full swing, I have come to appreciate the power of the slow cooker. The convenience, and ease of mind, with having … [Read More...]

Make Ahead Meal Plan, Exercise Schedule, & My Weekly Weigh In 9/15/14

Make Ahead Meal Plan, Exercise Schedule, and My Weekly Weigh In

Hi everyone! I hope you had a relaxing – yet productive – weekend. I always throw “productive” in there because, if you are anything like me, to feel fully relaxed you also need to make sure things … [Read More...]

Eat 5 Meals a Day for Energy and Weight Loss #NatureValleyGranola @NatureValley

Eat 5 Meals a Day for Energy and Weight Loss #NatureValleyGranola @NatureValley

One weight loss strategy that has proven to be quite effective for me is eating 5 times a day. Those 5 meals include breakfast, lunch, dinner, and 2 snacks (morning and afternoon). Eating this way … [Read More...]

Slow cooker southwest chicken tacos 317 calories 8 weight watchers points plus

Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Tacos

With kids being back at school and after school activities in full swing I need dinnertime to be quick and easy. As a result, my slow cooker has been getting quite the work out. I absolutely love the … [Read More...]

Lighter version of buffalo chicken dip or salad. 103 calories for 1/4 cup serving

Light and Skinny Slow Cooker Creamy Buffalo Chicken Dip or Salad

Yes I know I am posting yet ANOTHER Buffalo Chicken recipe. I can’t help it. I love all things hot sauce and blue cheese and when I find another twist that I think is absolutely delicious and over the … [Read More...]

Organize Recipes and Create Shopping Lists for FREE with Ziplist

Organize Recipes and Create Shopping Lists for FREE with Ziplist

Weekly meal planning is essential to keeping my weight in check. When I take the time to plan out my meals I know what I am cooking for the week, ingredients I need to buy, and even when I will eat. … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Meatball Subs

Slow Cooker Meatball Subs

I find it funny the things that excite me at almost 40 years old. A new paint job on the house, a new set of windows installed, gutters fixed, clutter cleaned up and organized, and so on. Basically, … [Read More...]

Weekly Meal Plan, Exercise Schedule, and Weigh In

Weekly Meal Plan, Exercise Schedule, and Weigh In {September 8th – 14th}

Hi there! How was your weekend? Mine was great! On Saturday I participated in my 2nd Dirty Girl Mud Run. It was so much fun! If you never experienced the Dirty Girl then I HIGHLY recommend you put it … [Read More...]

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