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By Elizabeth Youngman Westphal
Special to Village News 

Kicking It X


Last updated 12/26/2019 at 1:08am

“T’was the night before Christmas” and everywhere I look someone is offering cookies, pies, cakes and See’s candy. Holiday cocktails abound. What’s a good girl to do?

Actually, here is one idea to keep a reign on the sweet tooth. My favorite dessert is to put a pecan half on half a dried apricot. They’re only 34 calories each.

Of course, there is always dry popcorn. At 20 calories per cup. Add 1 tablespoon of melted butter and it’s another 100 calories. But really, what else can you eat five cups of for only 200 calories?

To cut calories at dinner time, my husband came up w...

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