The warm, balmy days of summer are perfect for getting outside, engaging in your favorite activities and having a picnic in a nice shady spot.
A picnic is a classic summertime outing, but the art of packing a great picnic seems to be getting lost in the shuffle of today's fast-paced lifestyle. It may be easier to grab a bag of chips, a pre-packed cold cut and cracker combo and a few cans of soda, but if you want to really impress... Read More
When you attend a theme park or a ball game, it's easy to fall prey to concession stands offering hot dogs, sodas, cheese nachos and other high-calorie favorites. Instead of buying into fattening fare, pack your own cooler. Bring along bottled water, cold cuts, fresh fruit, pretzels and other convenient foods that will provide nourishment and satisfaction for the whole family. Did we mention you'll also save money? A ballpark meal... Read More
What's 4th of July without a BBQ? Of course, you want to celebrate your independence, but should it come at the price of your diet? It's easy to engage in mindless eating in the heat of the moment. However, you won't believe how quickly you can derail your weight loss efforts. A 4-ounce hamburger weighs in at about 290 calories and 22 grams of fat, while a Bratwurst sausage is 300 calories and 25 grams of fat. Top that burger... Read More