As a small token of appreciation for supporting this little old blog of ours, we are giving away a Cozyna Air Fryer! You'll find all the details at the end of the post.
But first, here's a collection of Weight Watchers friendly articles and recipes for you. I call these posts, Slimming Bites from Other Sites and it's been almost a year since my last last one. Crazy but true.
Slimming Bites: Links to Helpful Articles & Recipes for Weight Watchers
The internet is such a wealth of helpful information and delicious recipes for Weight Watchers and others pursuing sensible weight loss and healthy balanced living.
I love sharing my favorite discoveries with you here.
Researchers found that rats fed a diet high in sugar but low in fat -- meant to imitate many popular diet foods -- increased body fat mass when compared to rats fed a balanced rodent diet.
The high-sugar diet induced a host of other problems, including liver damage and brain inflammation. (ScienceDaily)
10 Reasons I Love Weight Watchers -- Alexis, a Weight Watchers Ambassador who has lost 115 pounds and kept it off over the past 2+ years, talks about the advantages of Weight Watchers over other weight loss programs.
As a fellow WW and active lifetime member, I agree with every one of her points. (Organize Yourself Skinny)
Healthy Greek Nachos -- Like Kristen, I can see these becoming a staple in our house this summer as the weather is heating up and I naturally turn to recipes that are more fresh and light. Make them vegetarian by skipping the chicken and using either hummus or chickpeas instead. (Slender Kitchen)
Weight Watchers Friendly Vegan Snacks -- A collection of snack recipes for those who want to try to keep animal products out of their diet. (Snack-Girl)
All About Air Fryers -- If you love the taste of fried food but not excess calories and fat, this appliance delivers. Here are five reason an air fryer is worth the hype and four recipes to try. (Hungry Girl)
Now onto the Giveaway…
AIR FRYER GIVEAWAY DETAILS…
We are giving away the Cozyna Air Fryer (Original 3.2L), recommended by Hungry Girl who said...
If you love the taste of fried food but not excess calories and fat, this appliance delivers. Here at Hungryland, we've gotten pretty good at re-creating fried food sans guilt with our own "faux-fry" oven method. But I've gotta say, the recipes we tried in our air fryer came out even crispier. It gets better: We tried them with and without a small amount of oil (per the air fryer instructions) and found that NO added oil is needed to achieve that crispy finish.
It's NOT a uni-tasker. I'd hesitate to recommend splurging on a kitchen gadget that can only do one thing. So I was pretty happy to learn that our air fryer can also bake, grill, and roast. I'm talking meatballs, steak... even muffins and cake! The manual includes a comprehensive chart with foods, temps, and times, which I LOVE.
It's a time saver! My oven takes around 10 minutes to pre-heat, but an air fryer takes only about 3 minutes. Plus, some recipes cook WAY faster in an air fryer... My butternut squash fries were air-fryer ready in just 12 minutes, versus the 35 minutes they take in the oven!
Clean-up is a breeze. No messy pans or oily skillets. You can toss the fryer pan and the basket right into the dishwasher when you're done with 'em.
The built-in timer has an auto switch-off feature to keep the absent-minded chef in check. Have you ever gotten distracted while something was in the oven and returned to burnt food? Our air fryer's self-timer turns off the unit when time is up!
GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED
The winner is Bev who said, "Forgiveness!!!! I call WW the program of Mercy and Grace. I learned to forgive myself. If I mess up a day WW is forgiving and I get right back on track and don’t feel like I have to give up for one slip up. I have never lost this much weight and keeping it off because I found Grace with WW."
Congratulations, Bev! Please contact email@example.com to claim your prize.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the air fryer giveaway by sharing your weight loss "ahas" in the comments. I loved reading what you had to say and picked up tons of tips.
This was so much fun, we'll do another giveaway soon.
To enter this giveaway, just answer the following question below, in the Comments section of this post: What has been your biggest lesson or "aha" on your weight loss journey thus far?
For me, it has been the importance of portion control.
THE RULES One entry per person, please. Winners will be announced next Sunday morning. Be sure to check back to see if you won. Have a Wonderful Week and Good Luck!
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