Foodie Finds- Whole Foods Denver

Warning, this post might make you a little hungry!! I just returned from my third trip to Colorado since Thanksgiving. I have gone for various family vacations and work. I have discovered the most amazing Whole Foods located in Lakewood off  6th Ave/Wadsworth. Every time I have gone to Colorado, I have stopped here on my way to and from the mountain; I can’t stay away. I can only hope that the Whole Foods opening in my neighborhood this spring will be as good.

I will let most of the photos speak for themselves.  Dessert first of course. There are several self-serve cookie stations inside. You can fill up your own box and they even have some baker’s twine to wrap up your to-go box.

They have an awesome gelato station. I got the pumpkin flavor. It was amazing! It was smooth, creamy and plenty of pumpkin flavor with a hint of cinnamon.  Continue reading

Healthish Foodie Finds!

This week’s foodie find is about healthier eating. I decided to wait until the end of January to “get healthy”. I am by no means any kind of dietician or nutritionist, but I do know what works for me. I have been participating in the Weight Watchers program since 2008.

I bake a LOT of desserts, and I do my best not to indulge too much, but I have to try what I make. So I am making an active effort to hold myself more responsible for the foods I eat.

Now that you know a little bit more about me, here are some snacks that are going to help keep me on track. Most of them are from Trader Joes or Whole Foods because I shopped in both of those stores recently. If you are interested in more specific nutrition facts, please leave me a message in the comments or send me an email!

Trader Joes makes these mini Pita pockets which are going to be my afternoon snack. They are only 1 WW point each. I can stuff them full of veggies or maybe some light cheese or low calorie peanut butter. Today I added a tablespoon of hummus.

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