Cooking Video: Low Calorie Cocktails

  You can still enjoy a few drinks on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, without breaking the calorie bank. Registered Dietician Elizabeth Somer provides tips that help you to “drink this, not that,” to borrow a phrase from the popular book by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding. In fact, the book series that includes Drink…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Strawberries For The Holidays

Holiday season is high-calorie season. But you can help your calorie-stressed guests. In addition to serving crudités as an option to the seductive Brie Torte, provide fresh fruit for guests who are watching calories or carbs, don’t eat refined sugar or are doing their best to avoid plunging into your brownies and butter cookies. Fresh…
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PRODUCT: Sugar-Free Margarita Mix

Have a Margarita for just 5 calories on top of the liquor calories. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE. A few weeks ago we wrote about Skinnygirl Margarita, a 100-calorie Margarita-in-a-bottle sweetened with low-glycemic agave nectar. There’s a new contender on the market: The Original Skinny Margarita, made by Jordan’s Skinny Mixes. It’s joined…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Carb Burger Salad

We made reservations (a week in advance for an 8 p.m. slot!) at Five Napkin Burger in New York City’s theatre district. We arrived, wended our way through the packed room to our table, perused the list of burgers and placed our order. Before our (delicious) ahi tuna burger and bacon cheddar burger arrived, the…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Pepperidge Farm Deli Flats & “The Skinnygirl Dish” Book With Recipe Cards

We love bread, and we love companies that figure out how to make it less caloric. That’s why we’re fans of the new 100-calorie Deli Flats from Pepperidge Farm, this week’s Gourmet Giveaway prize sponsor. The winner will receive three packages of Deli Flats, which are easy to substitute for standard bread (and we think,…
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