Masi Oka: We talked with a special guest during today's show. Masi Oka from the hit show "Heroes." Masi has teamed up with the Red Cross to raise awareness about blood donation. For more information on the Red Cross and how you can help out Click Here. For more information on Masi Oka and the series, "Heroes" Click Here.
Weight Loss Myths: When it comes to tips and tricks to drop that unwanted weight, what is true and what is false? With the New Year coming up many are setting their resolutions for 2010. We spoke with Ellie McManus from Weight Watchers about what to look out for when it comes to weight loss. We also found a healthy snack for the New Years eve dinner table. Check out below for that recipe plus a list of weight loss myths.
Weight Loss Myth Busters In Time For Healthy Changes in 2010
Cheesy Sloppy Joes
- class="MsoNormal">½ pound lean ground beef (7% fat or less)
- class="MsoNormal">1 (10 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables
- class="MsoNormal">1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
- class="MsoNormal">1 (1.3 or 1.5 ounce) package sloppy joe seasoning mix
- class="MsoNormal">3 whole wheat hamburger buns
- class="MsoNormal">6 (3/4 ounce) slices fat free cheddar cheese
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high hat. Add the beef and cook until browned, 4-5 minutes, stirring with a spoon to break it up. Discard any drippings.
- Stir in the mixed vegetables, 1 1/3 cups of water, the tomato paste, and seasoning mix; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, and simmer, stirring, until thickened about 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile preheat the broiler. Place the buns cut side up on a broiler rack and broil three inches from the heat until toasted 1-2 minutes. Top each bun half with 1 slice of chesses and broil until cheeses is melted, about 1 minute longer; Spoon ½ cup of the beef mixture on top of each bun and serve.