Michelle Edelbaum's Blog (Page 16)

January 7, 2009 - 3:36am

To satisfy my sweet tooth without consuming unhealthy junk food and calorie-laden sweets, I try to have a vitamin- and fiber-packed fruit dessert every night after dinner.

These 15-minute fruit desserts are not only fast but they’re also a delicious way to eat more antioxidant-rich fruit (when cookies are tempting!).

1. Satisfy that chocolate craving with Chocolate & Banana. A drizzle of melted chocolate chips over banana slices makes an easy treat.

2. Warm, flavorful raspberries make a pleasing contrast to cool orange slices in Orange Slices with Warm Raspberries. Another winter favorite—...

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January 5, 2009 - 11:36am

When I get a snack attack—watch out. Anything is fair game when I get ravenous and usually I reach for no-fuss (unhealthy) convenience foods to satisfy my cravings, like cookies, chocolate and high-calorie crackers. But what I really need to eat to fuel my hungry body is a healthy snack. All the better if it includes fruit or vegetables.
So I try to plan ahead and some ideas that are as appealing as junk food help too. Here are 5 of my favorite quick snack recipes (under 100 calories each) to satisfy your next hunger attack.

1. Cheesy Popcorn (75 calories per serving) Freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper dress up air-popped popcorn....

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For the first time in many years, my mom and I will be together for Mother's Day. (Yay! No card this year that says, "I wish we could be together :-(. ") And now I'm a mom too. So to show Mom-a.k.a. Grandma-our appreciation this year (and spend some quality mom-time with my son), my 2-year-old fireball and I are going to make a Mother's Day brunch together.

Perfect Recipes for Mother's Day Brunch:
Easy Mother's Day Brunch Recipes
Ham & Cheese Breakfast Casserole and More Breakfast Casseroles
Marvelous Muffins and Quick Breads

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