Tips for the Lazy Dieter Part IV – Making Quick Healthy Meals From Frozen Foods

You don't have to cook everything from scratch to make a healthy meal.  With a little help from your grocer's frozen food section, you can have a healthy, tasty and satisfying meal on the table in minutes - and I'm not talking about frozen dinners. For example. I recently discovered Gorton's Grilled Tilapia Fillets.  Some of you might roll your eyes and call me Christopher Columbus.  You might...

Figure-Friendly Lunch Ideas Part III: Eating Out

I started to write this post several months ago and then left it on the back burner because I felt that I had not yet mastered the art of eating out without consuming way too many calories and sabotaging my weight loss efforts. In fact, I pretty much avoided the issue altogether by bringing my lunch to work every day, avoiding as many lunch meetings as possible, and then saving all of my extra...

The New Weightwatchers PointsPlus Program

I have to admit that my first reaction to the new PointsPlus program was anger.  Very few people like change - especially when their old habits worked for them.  Let's face it - even if our old habits aren't working for us anymore, we're still resistant to change.  It's human nature.  However, having reinvented myself over the past two years by losing more than 60 pounds, the change in the...