Fire Up the Grill! 8 Tips for a...

Summer is here, and that means it’s time for lots of outdoor activities including barbecues, which are delicious, but not always the healthiest meals. Typical BBQ fare consists of burgers, hot dogs, chips, and mayo-drenched potato salad and cole slaw. Unfortunately, indulging in this array of food all summer long...

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5 Quick Tricks to Slim Down for Summer

Spring is here with warmer days reminding us that summer is just around the corner with vacations and fun times outdoors. But as so often happens, a few extra pound have crept on over the cold winter months and we’re looking for ways to shed them before swimsuit season. Instead...

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Summer Slushie

Makes 5 Servings Ingredients Lemonade Cubes 8 cups cold water 1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated 1 (0.13 ounce) package *KOOL-AID® Lemonade Flavor Unsweetened Soft Drink Mix Super Cool Summer Slushie 1 1/2 cups cold water 1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated 1 (0.13 ounce) package KOOL-AID® your...

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Healthy Barbecue Ideas that will Light Your Fire

With summer only a few calendar days away it’s inevitable you will soon be invited to or host the first of many summer barbeques or picnics. While these gatherings are great for relaxing and catching up with friends and family, they are also an easy way to add unwanted fat...

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Green Onion Cheese Dip

Makes about 2 1/2 cups Ingredients 2 cups lowfat cottage cheese 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (regular or low fat) 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green onions (crisp green tops included) 1/4 cup parsley leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (or to taste) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions Put...

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Grilled Tomato-Onion Dip

Makes about 2 Cups Ingredients 5 ripe Roma tomatoes (or other small firm, fresh tomatoes) 1 medium red Spanish onion Olive oil spray 1 cup light sour cream 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 3 tablespoons fresh chopped basil 1 small clove garlic, finely minced Salt and Tabasco,...

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