Are you a snacker? I’m totally a snacker. I’ve tried to break the habit but I just can’t. So I’m forever looking for healthier snacks that also taste delicious.

I purchased this box of Weight Watchers® Endorsed Jolly Time Healthy Pop microwave popcorn at Walmart recently and I’m in love.

100 calories!

100!

In a whole bag!

I’ve had popcorn as my evening snack every night since I bought this. I’m much more of a crunchy, savory snacker so it is perfect for me. Jolly Time Healthy Pop also received the first ever Good Housekeeping seal of approval for a food brand!


I wanted to create a recipe with the Jolly Time Healthy Pop microwave popcorn but I wanted to do it without adding a ton of calories.

Sure, we could cover it in chocolate and caramel and it’d be delicious, but let’s be real. Bikini season is here.

Anyway, my favorite flavor combo is salt and vinegar and you can add both of those to the popcorn for less than 5 calories. It’s the perfect snack for someone like me who wants to snack while I watch my nightime reality TV but wants something healthy. Plus it’s nice to have the individual sized bags of Jolly Time Healthy Pop microwave popcorn so that I don’t go overboard. There are plenty of other Weight Watchers® Endorsed foods available at Walmart, too. Like Weight Watchers® Endorsed Sandwich Thins by Arnold®, Orowheat®, and Brownberry®, Weight Watchers® Ice Cream Novelties, Weight Watchers® Sweet Baked Goods, and Weight Watchers® String Cheese.

Make sure you download the Ibotta app before you head to the store to save $4 on Weight Watchers® Endorsed products! And check out Weight Watchers® on Facebook for product info, recipes, and more! Click for the full recipe

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Doughnut Burgers with Candied Bacon - the most amazing burger you'll ever eat! It's the ultimate sweet and salty combination!

How is it Monday already?

I’m not ready!

Let’s go back to Friday night!

Anyway.

I’m back from Salt Lake City – got in late last night. I had the best time at the conference and met so many amazing bloggers that I’d only ever talked to on the interwebs. Plus, Nicole and I got matching tattoos.

That’s a normal thing to do on a work trip, right?

Right?!

Doughnut Burgers with Candied Bacon - the most amazing burger you'll ever eat! It's the ultimate sweet and salty combination!

One of my favorite people in all of the blogging world, Kita of Girl Carnivore, puts on an epic Burger Month every year. She recruits a bunch of us burger loving bloggers and literally says to us, “Go crazy!”

And that’s how I ended up making these Doughnut Burgers with Candied Bacon!

If you’re into the sweet and salty combo like me, you really should make these. They will change your life.

The sweet doughnut, the salty bacon coated in brown sugar, the cheese!

So good.

You absolutely MUST make them this summer.

Be sure  you enter to win the Burger Month giveaway below using the Rafflecopter!

Doughnut Burgers with Candied Bacon - the most amazing burger you'll ever eat! It's the ultimate sweet and salty combination!

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Weekly Family Menu Plan - 5 weeknight dinners, a weekend breakfast, and a yummy dessert!

Happy weekend guys!

We’ve got a delicious meal plan for you this week! A couple easy weeknight meals, my favorite way to cook chicken, the most delicious looking pasta, and pizza as a patty melt! Plus, nachos, waffles, and pie!

It’s going to be a delicious week!

Make sure you print the grocery list before you head to the store!

For more weekly family menu plans, check out the archives!

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Pineapple Rosemary Crush - easy cocktail recipe with pineapple, rosemary, and sparkling wine! It looks fancy but it's inexpensive and serves a crowd!

Today I’m heading up to Salt Lake City (OMGMOUNTAINS! I might just stay forever!) for a conference so I have to stick with my tradition of posting a cocktail on days when I fly.

I actually really enjoy flying but I’m also that person that has a minor panic attack with every bump. Which is why we talk cocktails on days that I fly. Because I’ll probably spend most of the flight wishing I had one.

The conference is going to be so much fun though. I’m rooming with my bestie Nicole and we coordinated our flights so that we land at the same time and can navigate SLC together. And there is going to be SO MUCH FOOD. I plan on gaining at least 10 pounds.

Seriously excited to get there. Follow me on instagram and snapchat (amandalivesay) to keep up!

Pineapple Rosemary Crush - easy cocktail recipe with pineapple, rosemary, and sparkling wine! It looks fancy but it's inexpensive and serves a crowd!

This is the easiest fancy-ish cocktail you’ll ever make.

The rosemary makes it fancy, right?

I think so. Rosemary makes everything look fancy.

It’s just pineapple, rosemary, a bottle of sparkling wine, and some ginger ale. That’s it! It’s so pretty and so tasty and perfectly refreshing for hot summer days.

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Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies - use coconut oil instead of butter in these delicious cookies! This is my favorite chocolate chip cookies recipe!

Okay guys, I’m counting on you.

I’m headed to Salt Lake City tomorrow and I need restaurant, doughnut shop, coffee shop, whatever recommendations. I’ll be staying downtown and will be Uber-ing everywhere so help a girl out.

More on that tomorrow, though.

 

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies - use coconut oil instead of butter in these delicious cookies! This is my favorite chocolate chip cookies recipe!

I made these cookies a few weeks ago because I was out of butter and don’t you always crave cookies when you’re out of butter?

And, of course, it was the weekend so I wasn’t about to take all 3 kids to the grocery store just for butter.

Coconut oil makes excellent cookies though! Seriously, my new favorite recipe. The coconut oil gives just the tiniest hint of coconut to the cookies. And they’re perfect if you’re dairy-free – just make sure the chocolate chips or chunks you use are also dairy free!

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies - use coconut oil instead of butter in these delicious cookies! This is my favorite chocolate chip cookies recipe!

Click for the full recipe

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