PRODUCT: Tropicana Trop50

Juice with half the calories. Photo by Jerry Deutsch | THE NIBBLE. Do you enjoy a glass of juice but not the high calorie and sugar content? Tropicana has addressed those concerns with Trop50 juice beverages: 50% less sugar and calories. An eight-ounce glass has 50 calories. We tried two flavors of Trop50: Pineapple Mango…
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PRODUCT: DiGiornio 200-Calorie Pizza “Without The Guilt”

A great, 200-calorie pizza fix. Photo by Evan Dempsey | THE NIBBLE. Love pizza but avoid it because of the calories? Love pizza but don’t have enough “takers” to order an entire pie? Love pizza and wish you could have it more often? Need something quick to feed the kids? DiGiorno has a solution you’re…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Calorie Party

This barbecue pork loin saves many calories with a sugar-free blackberry sauce. Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy The J.M. Smucker Company. Want to throw a get-together but fear for your strict diet? Have a pot luck diet lunch or dinner. Everyone brings his or her best low-calorie dish, along with copies of the recipe to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Tzatziki, A Low Calorie Sauce & Spread

Greek tzatziki, like Indian raita, is a cool and refreshing yogurt-cucumber sauce. In Greece, where it is accented with garlic and dill, it is also served as a meze, or appetizer, and is spread onto pita. The cucumbers can be puréed and strained, or seeded and finely diced; then mixed with yogurt, herbs, and sometimes,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: “Skinny” Cheese Course

Cheese courses have become very popular as the end to a good dinner. But cheese is high-caloric and high-fat: It has more fat than protein (except for reduced fat and fat-free varieties—see the ratios of fat to protein in your favorite cheeses). So, serve a “skinny” cheese course. If you present self-serve selections—large wedges or…
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