TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Ice Pops, Regular Or Diet

Cool off with minimal calories. Photo courtesy Sparkling Ice.   With record heat in many parts of the country, including ours, our thoughts ran to the different ways to cool off—without packing on the calories. So we kept making bottles of seltzer with our Soda Stream, and mixed lots of our favorite new 5-calorie Lipton…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lipton Iced Tea & Honey, Whenever, Wherever

As the weather warms up and we get thirstier and thirstier, we plan how to hydrate on-the-go. That’s why we’re delighted that Lipton has launched its Tea & Honey To Go packets. This new line of iced tea mixes contains natural honey, real tea leaves and real fruit flavors. Wherever you can find a glass…
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PRODUCT: Diet Snapple Half ‘n Half

Photo courtesy Snapple.   Snapple didn’t invent the “Half ‘n Half,” a refreshing beverage made of half iced tea, half lemonade. The drink was popularized by golfing great Arnold Palmer. As the story goes, in the 1960s, after a long day spent designing a golf course in Palm Springs, Palmer asked a bartender for a…
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RECIPE: 7 Tips To Make Healthier Mashed Potatoes

Healthier mashed potatoes. Photo courtesy U.S. Potato Board.   To eat better in the new year, here’s an alternative for healthier mashed potatoes. Use one or all of the tips; play around with different variations to see what you like best: Use half boiled or steamed potatoes, half steamed cauliflower. The recipe is also known…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Radish Eyeballs For Adult Halloween Food

How about some “eyeball” nibbles with your Halloween cocktails? This healthy hors d’oeuvre or snack uses a radish base for the white and “veins” of the eyeball. The pupil and iris are a pimento-stuffed olive. All you have to do is peel the radishes and insert the olives (buy large radishes and small olives). Fun…
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