TIP OF THE DAY: Lower Calorie Potato Recipes

Carb watchers tend to avoid potatoes, along with rice, bread and pasta. But if you leave off the butter, cheese and sour cream, baked, roasted or steamed potatoes can fit into any eating plan. Potatoes are a source of complex carbohydrates, which provide sustained energy and a feeling of satiety for a longer period of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Best Low Calorie Foods

Love great food but need help sticking to a New Year’s resolution? We never start a diet without loading up on these favorites from our Diet Nibbles Section. Each is so delicious yet low in calories. Bare Fruit Cinnamon Apple Chips. Almost as satisfying as apple pie. A .4-ounce serving is 29 calories. The chips…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Low Fat Donuts

Who couldn’t to discover that their favorite snack pastry is low in fat with half the calories? Today’s a lucky day: We’ve found delicious low fat donuts and cinnamon buns. You can have your cake and eat it too, thanks to Holey Donuts!. The secret is in the process: they use a method that takes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Calorie Salad Dressing Tasting

If your food plan includes low-calorie salads, remember that a regular salad dressing can zero-out the calorie savings. Each little tablespoon can be 100 calories or more (and the next time you dress your salad, count how many tablespoons you use). There are countless low-calorie salad dressings out there: the good, the O.K., and the…
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PRODUCT: Skinnygirl Margarita

What if you’re one of those “Real Housewives Of…” ladies, enjoy cocktails but have to watch every calorie (the camera adds 10 pounds)? With a typical four-ounce Margarita weighing in at 500 calories (the majority due to sugar in the liqueur or the cocktail mix), what’s a housewife do? If you’re Bethenny Frankel, one of…
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