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Bite Me

Over the weekend I made the purchase of 2 muffin tins and I am officially obsessed.  So far I have made Oatmeal-Cranberry muffins, Bran-Blueberry-Cran muffins and Brownie Cupcakes with peanut butter and caramel milk chocolate inside.  Today?  I’m tackling Pumpkin Raisin muffins (I subbed some WW flour and wheat bran and added raisins and used Greek yogurt instead of sour cream.  I also ditched the oil).  My justification for this obsession is that by making the small portions, I can eat just one and it will be a healthy and delicious, not to mention economical (oops, I just mentioned it…), snack or small meal.  The problem I’m running into?  Eating several of them seems to cancel out all of these best laid plans…  Whatever.  Those brownies were divine!

Muffin ManNo, I have no idea who this person is.

IMG_8647Update:  The Pumpkin muffins turned out delightful, if I do say so myself…

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09318Weight Watchers Recalls Plush Hungry Figures and Magnets Due to Puncture Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Hungry Figures and Hungry Magnets

Units: About 420,000 in the United States and 25,000 in Canada

Distributor: Weight Watchers Intl., of New York, N.Y.

Manufacturer: Shanghai Oriland Toys Co. Ltd, of China

****Hazard: Sewing needles have been found in the stuffing of the Hungry Figures, posing a puncture hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Weight Watchers has received two reports from company employees of a sewing needle being found in two Hungry Figures. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The Hungry Figures and Hungry Magnets have orange plush exteriors. The Hungry Figure is about 6 inches long and the Hungry Magnet is about 4 inches long.

Sold exclusively by: Weight Watchers between April 2009 and July 2009 for between $4 and $7.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Hungry Figures and Hungry Magnets and return them to Weight Watchers to receive a full refund or a credit towards the purchase of another product.

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