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04/11 THERESA DIMASI, WEIGHT WATCHERS FAMILY MEALS, LIFESTYLE AND DESIGN EXPERT KELLY EDWARDS

April 11, 201622 min
THERESA DIMASI - EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, WEIGHT WATCHERS MAGAZINE – NEWEST COOKBOOK, WEIGHT WATCHERS FAMILY MEALS YOU KNOW WEIGHT WATCHERS DOES GREAT COOKBOOKS.  THE LATEST IS FAMILY MEALS – AND IS JUST WHAT YOU’D EXPECT: GREAT RECIPES THAT ARE HEALTHY AND FRESH AND EFFORTLESS FOR THE BUSY MOM (OR DAD!). Families everywhere struggle to balance healthy eating with other demands on their time, but eating well makes it easy to gather together around the table — no matter how time-crunched you feel. The fresh recipes and effortless menu plans in this new book ensure that everything busy cooks put on the table is nutritious, delicious, and enticing enough to share. WEIGHT WATCHERS FAMILY MEALS proves that healthy eating really can be a crowd pleaser; readers will love family favorites like Baked Beef Ziti, Meat Loaf with Chive Mashed Potatoes, and Spaghetti Squash with Cherry Tomatoes, Parsley, and Parmesan. And for dessert, Raspberry Yogurt Pops or Gooey Rocky Road Bars! Weight Watchers Family Meals: 250 Recipes for Bringing Family, Friends, and Food Together Weight Watchers provides a simple plan to enjoy meals with friends and family; from weekday meals to special occasions, the recipes make eating together fun and healthy Want to create healthy, mouthwatering meals for your family, but starved for time? Weight Watchers Family Mealsmakes cooking together a snap--and ensures that what you eat is nutritious, delicious, and enticing for everyone (even picky eaters). This isn't diet food: Enjoy Baked Beef Ziti, Meat Loaf with Chive Mashed Potatoes, or Spaghetti Squash with Cherry Tomatoes, Parsley, and Parmesan. And for dessert--Gooey Rocky Road Bars!   Food should be a celebration, so we include menus for entertaining and theme nights, along with easy-to-cook recipes that let kids take part in the fun. You'll also get tips on how to pack healthy lunches for school and the office, creating a game plan for eating around the holidays, and stocking the pantry for quick dinners. No matter how busy you are,Weight Watchers Family Meals is your new go-to source for cooking inspiration. SPRUCE UP FOR SPRING WITH LIFESTYLE AND DESIGN EXPERT KELLY EDWARDS AS SHE OFFERS SPRING-SEASON HOUSEHOLD TIPS Spring is here, and as the sun starts to shine brightly through the windows, your viewers are likely realizing that it’s time to spruce up the home! Lifestyle and design expert Kelly Edwards is on hand and available to give her latest tips and tricks to get the home in order. From cleaning tips to design advice, Kelly will share the following:  • Clean & Green – Environmentally friendly options that clean & disinfect • Comfort & Style – Chic and comfortable trends for the family room/living area • Summer Accessories – Finishing touches to freshen up any space Kelly Edwards is the co-host and design coordinator for HGTV's “Design on a Dime” as well as STYLE Network's “Tacky House”. In addition to being seen weekly on television, Kelly can also be seen as the segment host and home decorating expert for Shelter Pop where she offers online visitors her trade secrets and unique approach to design. The celebrity designer has been offering dwellers with decorating dilemmas, distinctive design tips, bargain-decorating projects, and total home makeover transformations inspired by personal style and popular trends. Kelly is well known for her knack in re-purposing everyday items into extraordinary collectibles, refurbishing unique home accessories, and crafting recipes for creative cleaning solutions. Most recently Kelly has been seen on the Marie Osmond Show, Rachael Ray show, in the pages of national magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Life & Style and Midwest Living, and deemed over the airwaves as the “MacGyver of Design”, thanks to her amazing ability to turn a simple space into an innovative interior with only a $1,000 budget. Not just another designing diva, this former teen beauty queen is also a do-it-yourself d

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