Share Your Favorite Recipes

Share Your Favorite Recipes

I spend a lot of time browsing through cookbooks and the internet looking for recipes. Especially Weight Watchers Friendly Recipes. But the truth is that most of my favorite recipes of all time, including light and delicious Weight Watchers friendly ones have come from family and friends. Like this quick and easy salsa cottage cheese baked […]

My Year of Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Kickoff

Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking

Happy October 1! This marks the official kickoff of a new project for me: A year of Weight Watchers friendly crock pot cooking! Beginning today I’m going to attempt to use my crock pot everyday for a year and write about it here. I realize that a year of crock pot cooking isn’t an original […]

Why I Love Weight Watchers Simply Filling Technique

Weight Watchers Simply Filling Technique

I love the Weight Watchers Simply Filling Technique. I think it’s one of the reasons I’ve been able to maintain my weight loss so easily. If you want to lose weight and get healthy, I don’t think there’s a better approach than “Simply Filling.” I was able to use what I learned from Simply Filling […]

Quick & Light: Healthy Recipes You’ll Fall In Love With, A Book full of Quick Light Meals

Quick & Light Cookbook

I haven’t found many high-quality, low-cost eCookbooks with recipes for quick light meals. Have you? And it’s rare to find one with nutritional or Weight Watchers PointsPlus information. So, I was happy to find Quick and Light: Healthy Recipes You’ll Fall in Love With by Janie Samuels on Amazon for just $2.99. In her Welcome, Samuels says that […]

Three Ways to Make Recipes Weight Watchers Friendly

Vegetable Stuffed Potato

As I was taking my walk with my dog Francie this morning, it occurred to me that there are essentially three ways to make recipes more friendly for Weight Watchers. As soon as I got home, I decided to jot my thoughts down here in a post before they evaporated from my short-term memory and were […]

Sunday Sampling: Weight Watchers Friendly Summer Recipes I Bookmarked This Week

Sunflowers and Sunday Sampling

Happy Sunday! I hope you had a wonderful week. How quickly they are flying by! It was a great one for me with lots of time for yoga, walking, cookbook reading, and lunching with Mom. And lots less time in the kitchen, which can be a blessing this time of year when just the thought […]

The Weight Watchers 360 Program

Weight Watchers 360

I’m excited about the launch of Weight Watchers newest Program: Weight Watchers 360°. This new program is designed to allow us to systematically, yet simply, find the healthy lifestyle that will help us not just lose the weight, but learn to keep it off. Sound good? While the PointsPlus aspects of the plan all stay […]

Identify Your Trigger Foods for Weight Loss Success

Cheeze-It Crackers - One of My Trigger Foods

Are there foods that cause you to totally lose control? That you eat way way too much of whenever you are in their presence? These are your “trigger foods” and I’m willing to venture that they’re high calorie and highly tasty. (Not a fruit or vegetable in sight!) Cheez-Its are one of mine. Here’s how […]

Why I Want to Maintain My Weight Loss

Martha and Nana

They say it’s important to stay connected to your “why” when trying to accomplish something such as losing weight and then keeping it off. I couldn’t agree more. Most of us get serious about changing our ways when the pain of not changing becomes more painful than the pain of changing. The pain threshold is […]

Managing Evening Munchies

Managing Evening Munchies

Taking in extra calories at night can pack on the pounds. Did you know that eating just 30 or so potato chips (300 calories) or… 5 Oreos (300 calories) every night for a year would add up to 30 extra pounds! Which means finding a way to eliminate them (or similar snacks) could leave you […]