Tip Of The Day: Marshmellows

Roze Marshmallows
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  • Stop ice cream drips by placing large marshmallows in the bottom of the cone first.
  • Keep brown sugar soft by adding a few marshmallows to the bag before closing it.
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Pepperidge Farm Homestyle Cookies

Who doesn’t like a good cookie? I know I do! However, the calorie counts in some cookies make you want to never get in a swim suit again! However, the Pepperidge Farm Homestyle Cookies is the answer to our prayers. You are able to indulge in your sweet tooth without adding thousands of calories to your diet. They have two brand new varieties (Oatmeal and Lemon), and they have improved three of their other varieties (shortbread, sugar, and gingerman). Each clock in at around 160 calories per serving. Now, before you think one cookie is one serving, it’s not!!! For the oatmeal cookies, you can have 3 for 140 calories. For the lemon cookies, you can have 4 for 160 calories. I know your next question is do they taste like cardboard? I’m happy to tell you they are super yummy. My kids absolutely loved them, and I saw my husband steal a few too!

If you are looking for a great snack, try out the Pepperidge Farm Homestyle Cookies. They will not disappoint!

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Ponytail Parfaits



Ponytail Parfaits
  • 3 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 (3.4 oz) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups fat free milk
  • 1½ cup angel food cake cubes
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds
  • 6 whole fresh strawberries
  1. Stir together sliced strawberries and sugar into a small bowl. Cover and chill for about an hour. Whisk pudding mix and milk 2 minutes (or until smooth).
  2. Divide 1 cup cake cubes among 6 parfait glasses. Top each with ¼ cup chilled strawberry mixture and 3 tbsp pudding. Repeat procedure and layers with the remaining cake cubes, strawberry mixture, and pudding.
  3. Sprinkle each parfait with 1 tsp almond slices and 1 whole strawberry.