TIP OF THE DAY: Low Carb Pizza Alternative: Zucchini Pizza

Zucchini “canoes” substitute for pizza crusts. Photo courtesy Lucero Olive Oil.   It’s not the toppings that are the problem with eating pizza frequently. The crust is where the ne’er-do-well carbs reside. The late, lamented Goldberg’s Pizza in Manhattan offered a diet pizza by heaping the toppings into an aluminum pie plate instead of onto…
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FOOD VIDEO: How To Choose Healthy Snacks

  If you’re one of the millions of people who have just made a New Year’s resolution to pursue better food choices, here’s an “inspirational” video. It shows some simple, portion-controlled snack ideas that let you treat yourself without going overboard. Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer savory flavors—and there’s no reason you…
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Cooking Video: Low Calorie Cocktails

  You can still enjoy a few drinks on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, without breaking the calorie bank. Registered Dietician Elizabeth Somer provides tips that help you to “drink this, not that,” to borrow a phrase from the popular book by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding. In fact, the book series that includes Drink…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Strawberries For The Holidays

Holiday season is high-calorie season. But you can help your calorie-stressed guests. In addition to serving crudités as an option to the seductive Brie Torte, provide fresh fruit for guests who are watching calories or carbs, don’t eat refined sugar or are doing their best to avoid plunging into your brownies and butter cookies. Fresh…
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PRODUCT: Sugar-Free Margarita Mix

Have a Margarita for just 5 calories on top of the liquor calories. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE. A few weeks ago we wrote about Skinnygirl Margarita, a 100-calorie Margarita-in-a-bottle sweetened with low-glycemic agave nectar. There’s a new contender on the market: The Original Skinny Margarita, made by Jordan’s Skinny Mixes. It’s joined…
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