Food and drink

Could Your Morning Cup of Joe Help You Shed Pounds?

( KYW Newsradio ) — You may not know it but we actually have different kinds of fat in our bodies. For example, brown fat is a type of fat that burns sugar and fat from food to warm the body. Brown fat had a very important role in the days before shelter, fire and heat. White fat is the fat that is...
Read More

Lots Of Calories To Be Consumed This Weekend

We certainly think about Thanksgiving when it comes to eating a lot. But we need to watch out for Super Bowl Sunday , too! A study done at Cornell University found that throughout the course of the pre-game, game, halftime, and post-game, we consume an average of 6,000 calories. That's more than...
Read More

Failing To Plan Is Planning To Fail!

If you are one of the millions of people that want to make a change in 2019 in regards to your diet and health, buffet style meal prep is what a lot of people enjoy. Prepping veggies, protein and carbs ahead, then using them for easy meals. 1.Chop or spiralize your veggies. 2.Roast up vegetables or...
Read More

Tired Of Turkey?

Once you have gotten done with Thanksgiving and all of the leftovers, perhaps even turkey soup, you may be ready for something different and nice and Light. This dish'll do it! Ingredients: 1/2 small spaghetti squash 1 tsp olive oil (1 SmartPoint) 5 oz raw shrimp (1 SmartPoint, 0 SmartPoints on...
Read More

Making Liquor Seem Older Than It Really Is

A new process could alter the way distillers age their liquors, without spending years in oak casks taking up valuable space. Researchers in Spain tried to see if they could age whiskey and make a brandy that was just as good as the stuff spent in those barrels soaking up the wood flavor...
Read More

The Summer Time Snack

We have a fire pit In The yard and have it going quite a bit especially in Fall and Summer and that has us stocking up on marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers for S'more. But what about folks that want all of the deliciousness and don't want to bother with a fire? Well, here is the answer...
Read More

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

This weekend was a blueberry bonanza in my backyard. My carefully covered, blueberry bush with bird protection netting, finally gave up the goods: tons of fresh blueberries!I I have been sticking to WW points and I decided to use only three ingredients all zero points, to make amazing blueberry...
Read More

Connecticut's Most Buzzed About Easter Candy

The website influenster conducted a study to see what Easter candies had the most buzz, in other words, the one's that were talked about the most on social media posts and in written reviews on product websites. These aren't necessarily the best selling candies. The biggest buzzed about Easter...
Read More

Free Treats For Spring

It may not seem like it, but spring is really coming. It begins at 12:15 Tuesday afternoon. So why not celebrate the arrival of warmer weather with free ice cream? Or a free Italian Ice? All day Tuesday at Dairy Queen , you can get a free small vanilla cone. They do ask that you make a donation to...
Read More