Thursday, May 28, 2009

Sensible Entertaining with Weightwatchers and a giveaway!

Lifestyle expert Susie Coelho recently used some of her favorite Weight Watchers foods to prepare easy, delicious dishes for entertaining and produced a video with tips on sensible foods that don't derail guests' diet. You can watch the video by clicking here!

WeightWatchers offers many cheeses, yogurts, snack cakes, frozen novelties, and breads! I have had the pleasure of trying quite a few of their fabulous products.

I've tried the brownies and the chocolate cakes and they are both delicious!

The brownies are 2 points and are made with real chocolate! The Chocolate cake, which is one of my absolute favorite snack cake, is only 1 point each. These cakes are topped with creamy chocolate and have a great flavor of cocoa. Both of these are very satisfying snacks and will definetly take care of any sweet tooth you are having.

Next up are the Vanilla Round Ice Cream Sandwiches!

Now these are my favorite WeightWatcher product ever! They are only 140 calories and 2 points each and are much better than any Ice cream sandwich I've ever tried! They are a good size and very satisfying too!

The next frozen novelty I tried is the English Toffee cruch bars.

These are also 2 points and there are 12 in a box. They are made with toffee ice cream and chocolate flavored coating with toffee chips. I love these as well! I really like that there are 12 in a box.

I have also tried the Giant Fudge bars which are only 1 point and they are big! I am yet to try any of these products that I don't like. I recommend trying them all to see what you like best!

WeightWatchers also offers a snack widget which will help you with sensible food alternatives to help aid you in staying healthy! You can find this widget here.

They even have a facebook group too!
You do not have to be a member to use these tools!

Now for the fun part! WeightWatchers is offering 3 of my readers a chance to win a coupon good for any frozen novelty from WeightWatchers! Here's what they need you to do!

Main Entry: Leave a comment with a recipe idea or tip for sensible foods or entertaining! Be sure to leave your email address in your comment if it is not visible on your blog.

Extra Entries:
Follow my Blog (1 extra entry)
Tell me what Weight Watcher products you've tried or would like to try (1 extra entry)

Contest will end June 5th at midnight and I will randomly pick 3 winners and email the winners June 6th. I will also post the winners on my blog as well. I will use to pick the winners! Contest is open to U.S. only! Winners with have 48 hours to respond. Good Luck!


He And Me + 3 May 29, 2009 at 9:07 AM  

This is not an entry, because i don't have a recipe...but I do love WW items. They are very yummy for the most part. I love their chocolate caramel bars they sell at their meetings.

Leslie M. May 29, 2009 at 2:02 PM  

LOVE this Giveaway!
Diet Coke Cake:

Cake mix (any kind You like, any flavor)
1 can diet soda(choose a flavor that matches well with your cake mix)

1 egg white (optional)

Mix together and bake according to directions on cake mix box!

I like to "frost" with fat free cool whip

Store in fridge

ideas.. chocolate cake and diet coke
yellow cake and diet sprite


Leslie M. May 29, 2009 at 2:03 PM  

I'm a follower


Leslie M. May 29, 2009 at 2:05 PM  

I am a tried and True Weight watcher I love all the products!
I especially love the chocolate chip muffins. I love that they are portion controlled and I don't have to bake 'em!


DiPaola Momma May 29, 2009 at 3:57 PM  

Howdy.. I'm leaving a comment for ya from Fern at Mystic Wonders Inc (I'm not affiliated with them though, just doing a solid for someone). Could you please contact her via her website. She'd love to have you do a giveaway of her products. Your profile doesn't have an email in it so she was unable to get back to ya that way. NOW do I get an entry??? he he

shopannies May 29, 2009 at 6:31 PM  

I received this idea last holiday season but with all the barbqs coming up works here too. When at a buffet first walk around looking at everything before placing anything on your plate. Then decide rationally what you would like to eat take a sample of what foods you want if you are wanting several

shopannies May 29, 2009 at 6:34 PM  


shopannies May 29, 2009 at 6:34 PM  

have not tried any yet but believe I will soon

Dolphin Girl May 30, 2009 at 11:27 PM  

If I had the munchies, I chew a piece of minty gum. Even once I throw the gum out, my mouth still tastes minty which makes food taste weird and I am less likely to eat it.

K. C.
kccuties AT gmail DOT com

Kim May 31, 2009 at 2:46 PM  

one tip is to fill up before you go to a party --where the healthy fare might not be so plentiful!

Kim May 31, 2009 at 2:46 PM  

and I'd LOVE to try the ice cream sammies!

Beth May 31, 2009 at 7:42 PM  

Key Lime Pie
1 reduced fat graham cracker crust
1 (16 ounce) pkg sugar free-lime jello
1/4 c boiling water
1 (8 ounce) container fat-free whipped topping
2 (6 ounce) key lime yogurt

Dissolve jello in boilint water
Stir in yogurt with wire wisk
fold in whipped cream
Spread in crust
Rerigerate at least 2 hours

auntrene June 1, 2009 at 8:19 PM  

My biggest tip when entertaining is always have a large Fresh Veggie tray.. Lots of good veggies.. They are filling and taste great.

itsjustmerene2003 at yahoo dot com

Keitha June 4, 2009 at 8:54 PM  

My tip is to eat small sensible meals during the day rather than 3 BIG meals. Fruit and veggie trays are always good for entertaining

email:keithadanielle AT yahoo DOT com

Keitha June 4, 2009 at 8:54 PM  

I follow

email:keithadanielle AT yahoo DOT com

Keitha June 4, 2009 at 8:55 PM  

I've had the lemon cakes by WW and I love them. They are my favorite

email:keithadanielle AT yahoo DOT com

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