If you're looking for a way to jazz up a bridal shower or graduation party without spending a lot of money, give your guests a fun spread of finger foods. Appetizers that are easy to make and easy to eat can pack a lot of flavor - and fun - into any gathering.
Set out some colorful bowls, trays and baskets and have fun filling them with things such as:
Olives - There are a lot of flavorful olive varieties you can offer just on their own. You can also get them marinated or stuffed with garlic, almonds or cheese.
Cheese - Move beyond the basic cheddar or Swiss, and tr
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Big Breakfast Helps You Lose Weight
by Nicole Gregory
It's those cravings that do us in -- cookies, ice cream, potato chips. The answer, however, is not to banish snacks from your home or to force yourself to resist those cravings through sheer strength of will. The key, according to a surprising new study, is to eat a big breakfast high in complex carbs and protein.
Eating a big breakfast helps us feel full and satisfied for the remainder of the day, cutting down on our urge to overeat. Any diet's success depends on its ability to reduce the craving for carbohydrates and help a person feel satisfied, notes lead researcher Daniela Jakubowicz
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