Slow Cooker Ratatouille

Slow Cooker Ratatouille

(Weight Watchers Crock Pot Recipes Day 223 - Slow Cooker Ratatouille) I love ratatouille, the classic French vegetable stew from Provence made with eggplant, zucchini, onions and tomatoes. I can only go so long before I have to make myself a big batch. In addition to being delicious, you can eat a ton of it for very few points plus. … [Read More...]

Cherry Date Nut Bites

Cherry Date Nut Balls

I came across this recipe for cherry date nut balls recently in the Delicious Living magazine put out by Whole Foods. They were perfect because we were having friends and family over for dinner and I needed a gluten-free desert. These fit the bill and they can also be made vegan by using vegan chocolate… 

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Skinny Baked Smores

Skinny Baked Smores

It wouldn’t be summer without indulging in s’mores at least once. The only downside to traditional s’mores is that they require a grill or campfire and are packed with calories. These skinny baked smores solve both problems. You can pop them under the broiler or into your toaster oven. And because they are open-faced and use… 

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Citrus Couscous Salad with Pistachios

Citrus Couscous Salad with Pistachios

Couscous cooked in orange juice tossed chopped cucumber, dried apricots, scallions and mint, this citrus couscous salad with pistachios is a winner. Perfect for a light lunch. Or as a tasty side dish beside just about anything. We enjoyed it with grilled salmon one night and curried turkey meatballs the next. It’s definitely a light… 

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4 ingredient easy chilled cucumber soup recipe

Super Easy Chilled Cucumber Soup

The calendar may say September but temperatures are still scorching hot here in Phoenix. Which means it’s still perfect for enjoying simple no cook recipes like this one for Easy Chilled Cucumber Soup. It’s light, healthy, flavorful and only requires whisking together 4 ingredients. This easy chilled cucumber soup is made using prepared tzatziki, a Greek cucumber… 

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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs

(Weight Watchers Crock Pot Recipes Day 222 – 5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs) Can you believe it’s September already? We are sliding right back into slow cooker season – my favorite time of year. I realize the focus on Simple Nourished Living in August was all about Juicing. But don’t think that means I abandoned my… 

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30 Days of Juicing and Weight Watchers Wrap-up

30 Days Of Juicing Weight Watchers Wrap Up

Martha’s Thoughts On Juicing Well, we did it! Peter and I completed our little 30 Day Juicing Weight Watchers Experiment that we playfully dubbed – JuiceFest. I’m happy to report it was fun for me. I think because I kept it simple and didn’t force myself to give anything up. I just added a serving… 

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Homemade V8 Juice Recipe

Homemade V8 Juicer Recipe {30 Days of Juicing}

(30 Days of Juicing Day #30 – Homemade V8 Juice) Before juicing became the celebrated trend that it is today, there was V8® juice. Probably the first really popular, and mass-consumed, juice made with vegetables. V8 was appropriately named because the original recipe consists of the juice from 8 vegetables, namely: tomatoes, beets, carrots, celery,… 

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Spiced Autumn Harvest Juice

Spiced Autumn Harvest Juice

(30 Days of Juicing Day #29 – Spiced Autumn Harvest Juice) Okay, it’s not exactly autumn yet, but it’s never too early to begin celebrating the flavors of fall. This spiced autumn harvest juice is my own concoction, cobbled together from several recipes that sounded good. I tasted spice enhanced juices for the first time… 

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