Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lasagna nachos

Q. What to do with a leftover lasagna noodle? A. Make nachos! One whole wheat lasagna noodle torn into chip-size squares, 1/4 cup of black beans and a tablespoon of salsa con queso is a tasty yet fairly nutritious way … Continue reading

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Team Caylor’s Easter candy coup

If you work out at the Bluffton city gym, consider this a warning: Stay away from Locker No. 9 in the women’s dressing room. That’s where Team Caylor has stashed its Easter candy. It may sound like a desperate measure, … Continue reading

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Conserving fuel, cutting stress

I had the day all planned: Drop Ben and Cassie at their Junior Achievement program, hit the library with Colleen to do some school work and paper work, walk a few laps at Parkview Field, drop in on a meeting … Continue reading

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Eat this (but definitely not that)

This year, instead of recycling Easter eggs into deviled eggs or potato salad, we’re turning most of them into boiled egg white sandwiches. One egg white on two slices of Healthy Goodness bread comes in at 87 calories, 7.6 grams … Continue reading

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A ‘laudable loser’: Marsha’s story

Think you’ve got so much weight to lose, you don’t know where to begin? That’s how Marsha has felt ever since she struggled with being an overweight child. When she signed up for the Wells Weighs In competition in January, … Continue reading

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A NEAT way to rev up your metabolism

Leaving the grocery store one recent chilly, blustery day, I couldn’t wait to get to the car at the far end of the parking lot so I could get out of that wind. So why was I resisting the urge … Continue reading

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An Easter eating strategy

“Sugar the commodity forged its own path, conquering taste buds and, despite its lack of nutritional value, establishing itself as a culinary necessity in millions of pantries. … Social rituals developed around sugar: elaborately iced wedding cakes, chocolate bunnies at … Continue reading

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Low-fat pineapple pie, just in time for Easter

We first tried this pie (minus the shades-wearing sun design) for our Christmas Eve “pie buffet,” where it took “best of show” among the dessert pies. And that was BEFORE we even realized that it was naturally low fat! With … Continue reading

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Team Caylor’s pint-sized player of the week

Ben was Team Caylor’s biggest loser this month, but when asked to cast his vote for Player of the Week, he didn’t hesitate to name his little sister, Colleen — even though she didn’t lose an ounce. Not according to … Continue reading

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A drill sergeant I could share a sundae with

I put off taking my friend Skip’s advice to check out Barbara Berkeley’s “Refuse to Regain!” because I thought she was probably too much of a drill sergeant for my tastes. I mean, her Primarian diet is based on foods … Continue reading

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