With rich textures and flavors—especially in desserts and sauces—these dishes are often high in fat, but are usually served in smaller portions. Lighter “Nouvelle Cuisine” options are sometimes offered.
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It's a gross understatement to say that planning a wedding is stressful. With all of the coordination, timing and numerous things to prepare for (not to mention family politics!), it's no wonder that nice, normal people turn into grumpy groom... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
Move over white, green, oolong and black—there’s a new tea in town. From chic cafes to backstage at Fashion Week, matcha is quickly becoming a hot trend. What is it, and why is it suddenly such a popular alternative to coffee and conventi... Read more
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig... Read more
I was doing so well, then I lost focus. This journey has been full of many twists and turns. I am determined to get back on track! I'm trying to get my head back in the game. Weight loss is more mental, than physical for me. I CAN do this!... Read more
Tea still counts. It's almost a glass of water, depending how big your mug is. As long as you track the calories in any sugar or milk you may have had in it, it also counts as water intake.... Read more
If you are craving ice cream, Skinny Cow now has ice cream Cups which is the perfect size for a serving of ice cream and they come in 5 flavors: Cookie 'n Cream, Dulce de Leche, Strawberry Cheesecake, Chocalate Fudge Brownie, and Caramel Cone. They a... Read more
Just tried the Skinny Cow Low Fat Ice Cream Cup last night. Had the Dulce de Leche. 150 calories of yummy-ness! It's about one scoopful of ice cream, but just enough to get rid of the craving. Can't wait to try the Strawberry Cheesecake!... Read more
The signs of spring are undeniable: Warmer weather, greener grass, blooming flowers, birds chirping at 5:00 a.m., the looming threat of cicadas and, of course, Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Regardless of heritage, religion or ethnic backgroun... Read more
Quesadillas are little more than pan-fried tortillas filled with lots of melted cheese. Can these Mexican specialties ever be a healthy choice? Applebee's Chicken Quesadilla Grande contains chicken, cheese, crisp bacon and pico de gallo. Don Pabl... Read more
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