Weight Watchers Red Velvet Crème Cakes

Red Velvet Crème CakesFlashback to my childhoodwalking a block to the Dolly Madison store by my house and spending my allowance on a juice barrel and a package of Zingers. Remember Zingers? The delicious cake, either chocolate or yellow, with a thick layer of frosting and a gooey cream center… that’s what Weight Watchers Red Velvet Crème Cake snacks taste like. These tiny cakes are amazing-a rich red velvet cake with a cream cheese center and a thick layer of frosting. These Weight Watchers snack cakes are only 90 calories and 3 grams of fat per cake and have 4 grams of fiber. They may be tiny, but they have enough flavor to satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing calories. Of course because they are cake, my kids had to try them….and they love them! I had to pry the box out of their little hands. So if you love red velvet or remember and loved Zingers, you will love these Weight Watchers Red Velvet Crème Cakes.

Orange Food Kozy® Wrap

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U-Konserve & Kids Konserve is the result of two moms who were struggling to be environmentally conscious while facing the never-ending challenge of managing the everyday accumulation of household trash. Each day as their made their kids lunches, they knew that the plastic baggies, drink cartons, and single use containers were heading for the landfill. Did you know that one school age child generates an average of 67 pounds of lunchtime trash per school year?

They wanted a waste free solution. They consulted experts and tested samples. They soured high quality, non toxic material designed to be durable and long lasting.

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I recently got the opportunity to review the Orange Food Kozy® Wrap. You can wrap sandwiches, bagels & cream cheese, meat & cheese slices, apple slices or whatever you want to wrap up and take along. Their reusable sandwich wrap is similar to a snack bag, but lies flat to double as an on-the-go placemat, making them great for school lunches. My kids eat on their desks at school, so who knows what germs lie in wait there! This is a great solution for that!

BPA-free and PVC-free, their wraps make perfect refrigerator storage for snacks and leftovers like cut meats, cut vegetables and blocks of cheese. They’re also the ideal waste-free alternative for takeout, picnics and travel.

Unlike a cloth snack bag, this non-toxic surface is easy to clean, dries quickly, keeps food from seeping through, and the slick surface is perfect for messy foods.

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As you can see, we have been using ours for snacks and it works great! It does exactly what it is suppose to do. It is super easy to fold up (easy enough for my 5 year old) and easily wipes clean too! If you are looking to “green” your child’s lunch, I highly recommend these!

Weight Watchers Cheese

If you read my personal blog, you will know that I just lost 50 lbs (woohoo me!). In doing so, I have found ways to enjoy the food everybody else is eating, but do it with less calories (and not sacrificing taste either!). It can be so easy to over indulge during backyard barbeques. Before you hold the cheese on that burger, rest assured that it’s possible to enjoy your favorite foods without all the calories!

I recently was able to try some of the new Weight Watcher cheese. We even brought it a 4th of July party for others to taste also.  Here is what we tried:

  • Weight Watchers Jalapeno Pepper Gourmet Cheese Wedges – This spreadable cheese is perfect for spreading onto crackers, fruits, vegetables, bread and more as a quick, filling snack. Each rich and creamy wedge packs 2 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber into just 30 calories, and has a PointsPlus® value of 1.
             This was Bill’s favorite mostly because he loves anything with jalapenos in it.
  • Weight Watchers Reduced Fat Whipped Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread – This decadent, fruity variety of the Original Weight Watchers Whipped Cream Cheese is the only one of its kind on the market – you won’t find reduced fat whipped strawberry cream cheese from anyone but Weight Watchers Cheese. With a fluffy, whipped consistency, each two-tablespoon serving has 60 calories, a PointsPlus value of 2, and is sure to freshen up the blandest of breakfasts.
             This is one of my favorites, because I love anything with strawberries.  Plus, it gives my plain bagels some flavor!
  • Weight Watchers Reduced Fat Whipped Onion and Chive Cream Cheese Spread – The new Weight Watchers Onion and Chive Spread is a savory whipped treat to enjoy at all times of the day, on bagels, sandwiches and more. It is also unique in its category – no one but Weight Watchers Cheese offers a reduced fat whipped onion and chive cream cheese. In a two-tablespoon serving, the spread has only 60 calories and a PointsPlusvalue of 2.
             We cheated and used this more as a snack than something to put on bagels!
  • Weight Watchers Reduced Fat American Singles – These individually-wrapped singles make it easy to enjoy the ooey-gooey goodness of melted cheese without all the fat and sodium of regular cheese singles. These singles are an excellent source of calcium with 25 percent of the recommended daily dose in every single along with 1 gram of fiber per single. Each slice has 45 calories and a PointsPlus value of 1.

This didn’t even make it to the 4th of July party.  We ate them at home.  We made cheese sandwiches, sub sandwiches, cheese and cracker sandwiches, etc with them!  I love cheese, and I love that they made this cheese,  so I can stay on my diet and actually eat it!

The number one comment we got yesterday was that everyone couldn’t believe that these cheese tasted as good as they did!  Everyone equated healthy with tasting terrible.  I am glad to see that Weight Watchers proved them wrong!  It is so nice to be able to find great tasting healthy food.  I know I am glad!

If you are looking for some great cheeses to check out, get the Weight Watchers cheese listed above!  They were all great!  You can also save $1 on on Weight Watchers cheese products by clicking this link and printing off the coupon:
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