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Twice Baked Potatoes — approved by WW — only 88 calories

Posted on 23. Jul, 2012 in Food

Check out these low calorie and easy to make twice baked potatoes.

Ingredients:

3 large baking potatoes

1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 cup 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided

1/3 cup thin green onion slices

1/4 cup Light Sour Cream

1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard

1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions:

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Pierce potatoes in several places with tip of sharp knife. Bake 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until tender. Immediately cut potatoes lengthwise in half; scoop out centers, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells.

Beat potato pulp, broth, 1/2 cup cheese, onions, sour cream and mustard with mixer until well blended. Spoon into shells; top with remaining cheese and paprika.

Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.

Makes 6 Servings

Nutritional Info.

Per Serving: 88 Calories; 1g Fat; 2.5g Protein; 17.3g Carbs; 2.3g Fiber

Wednesday’s “Get me through it!” Workout

Posted on 09. May, 2012 in Exercises

Arghh, Wednesday!! Not yet the weekend, but at least getting through the week.  Here is a little ditty we put together this week for the BootCamp RockIt Mammas! You can do this at home or the gym, by yourself or with the kids or even friends!  (more…)

Weekly Tips for March 19, 2012

Posted on 18. Mar, 2012 in Uncategorized

How do you go from Mach 7 to doing nothing? Easy, just tell yourself you are going to do it and plan it!  It took some doing but after two very long weeks, this body did nothing today and feel fabulous for it. There was lots of laying in bed until noon, watching brainless television (Does anyone really believe the Housewives of Orange County are real?), napping and listening to the rain and wind.  It is not easy to take time for yourself, but this is your homework for the next week. It may not be a whole day, but find some time at least an hour and take it!  Report back and share your new outlook. (more…)

Stuffed Zucchini Boats — Ahoy!!

Posted on 11. Mar, 2012 in Food

Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 30 min (more…)

Ab Routine Needs More Than 10 minutes.

Posted on 04. Mar, 2012 in Exercises

This week’s ab routine is two sets of these exercises done twice a day. (For example, in the morning and before dinner; at 11 am stretch and 4pm blues, etc.) (more…)

February is our Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Snacks.

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 in Food

Here are more to add to the 90 plus I have already listed.

People don’t always associate the microwave oven with healthy homemade snacks. Standard fare from the microwave is usually bought pre-made from the store and loaded with preservatives and artificial flavors. This pre-made food is microwaved and eaten by millions every day, although it is hardly the most nutritious option. Here are healthier recipes for two very popular snacks: popcorn and potato chips. Both are made quickly and easily with the help of your microwave oven. (more…)

Halloween is over – but this Black Widow is ALL YEAR

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 in Exercises

Spiderwoman planks

Breakfast Casserole in the Crock Pot

Posted on 04. Sep, 2011 in Food

A great breakfast with lots of options. (more…)

Weekly Tips for June 27, 2011

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are your kiddos doing lots of camps this summer or just hanging at home?  Surf camp starts tomorrow for one kid and the other is just hanging all summer. It is kind of fun.  We shall see come the end of  July.  Fireworks are coming for Independence Day — aka July 4. Best bets are county fairs, smaller cities, Seaworld, Legoland, Disney anything, and military museums.  Here is a website that will give you local displays based upon your zip code.

How are you doing on your lunge/plank challenge. Check our FB page for updates.

Here are your tips for this week.

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Weekly Tips for June 20, 2011

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summertime, Summertime, SUUUMMMMEEERRTTIIMMEE! How is it going for you? Are you getting your workouts in with the kiddos home? Going to the gym at the crack of dawn? Or making the kids workout with you at home? (more…)