Please Note: All SmartPoints® values are calculated by Simple Nourished Living and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe, or its manufacturer or developer by WW International, Inc., the owner of the SmartPoints® trademark.
For more about the SmartPoints® system and the WW program, visit WW.com.
Why do some recipes on your website show one or two sets of SmartPoints® values, while others show three?
In November of 2019, WW launched its new myWW® program. The program includes Blue, Green, and Purple plans. According to WW, “You’ll have the opportunity to try an entirely new plan—Green or Purple—or stay on Freestyle—now called Blue.” We’re in the process of updating our recipes to include values for the new plans.
Why do I sometimes get a different value when I plug your recipe’s nutritional info into the WW calculator?
We follow the same method as WW—using the WW Recipe Builder as opposed to the food calculator. Many foods have a value of zero and remain zero in recipes. Recipe values are determined by adding up the values of the individual ingredients, with some exceptions.
How can I determine the SmartPoints® value for an older one of your recipes (or any recipe)?
The best way to determine any recipe’s SmartPoints® value is to plug the ingredients into the recipe builder set to your plan on the WW website. (from your My Day page, Click “Create” and select “Recipe.”)
Where can I expect to see recipes with the current program’s SmartPoints® values?
All new Simple Nourished Living emails will include values that reflect the myWW® plan. To sign up for the daily emails and receive the latest recipes click here. Many of the recipes on our website are being updated to include the new SmartPoints® values. You can find our recipes here.
Do your eBooks have the latest myWW SmartPoints® values information?
Why do you only provide select nutritional information for your recipes, but not sodium?
Simple-nourished-living.com, provides some nutritional information for recipes contained on this site, including calories, fat, fiber, carbohydrates and protein. This information, obtained from online calculators, is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. Although simple-nourished-living.com attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.
Varying factors such as product types or brands used can change the nutritional information in any given recipe.
Other factors may change the nutritional information.
For example, when salt is listed “to taste,” which is often done here on the site, providing a reliable sodium count is not possible. Therefore we don’t include sodium values.
It is important to note that different online nutrition calculators can provide variable results.
To obtain the most accurate representation of the nutritional information in any given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used to make the recipe. This is the only way you can be sure the information is accurate for your recipe.
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