Weight Watchers Chocolate Mint Bars

Weight Watchers Chocolate Mint Bars

These Weight Watchers Chocolate Mint Bars prove that it's possible to enjoy the holidays AND stick with your healthy eating goals. The recipe is from the November/December issue of Weight Watchers Magazine, where they're festively named Chocolaty Candy Cane Triangles. Seriously dense and chocolaty, they contain a secret healthy ...

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Spinach Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust

Spinach Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust

I love quiche – but I don’t care much for the typical pastry crust that envelopes it. I recently came across this recipe for Spinach Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust in the December 2014 issue of Cooking Light and instantly knew I wanted to try making it myself. I can honestly say that I’ve never…

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ZipList Says GoodBye

If you were actively using them, you probably already know that the Ziplist Recipe Box and Shopping List have been discontinued. But I wanted to mention it here since we have removed the “Recipe Box” link from the main menu bar. If you are looking for an alternative, Ziplist suggests Epicurious. It offers many of the same features,…

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Cranberry Ginger Oatmeal Cookies

Weight Watchers Cranberry Ginger Oatmeal Cookies + Giveaway

Happy Monday! We’ve got another sweet treat and Giveaway for you today! Peter and I spent several hours together in the kitchen last Thursday making and baking a variety of Weight Watchers friendly sweet treats perfect for the holidays. We made low-sugar sugar cookies, chocolaty candy-cane triangles, healthier chocolate almond coconut truffles, and my personal…

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weight watchers weekly meal plan 12-15-14

My Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plan 12/15/14

Here’s my Weight Watchers weekly meals plan with Points Plus for next week. In addition to helping me stay on track, I hope they provide you with some healthy ideas and cooking/eating inspiration. The countdown to Christmas continues. I hope you had a great week. I’d call mine joyful and productive. I met with new yoga…

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Low Fat Cranberry Bars

Low Fat Cranberry Bars Recipe

The inspiration for these low fat cranberry bars comes from my friend, Alisa. Homemade cranberry bars are one of the highlights of her Mary Kay Holiday Open House. Instead of using her recipe, which made a large batch, I decided to try to make a version that would be smaller, lower in fat and calories but…

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Savory Lemon Rosemary Blueberry Bread Recipe

Savory Lemon Rosemary Blueberry Bread

I’ve certainly been in a baking mood lately, though I suppose it happens this time every year! And since it’s so easy to overdo it with sweet treats during the holidays, I wanted to bake something that wasn’t too sweet and could be enjoyed as a snack anytime of day. I’m happy to say that…

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slow cooker 3 bean turkey chilii

Slow Cooker 3 Bean Turkey Chili

Here’s a super simple, very basic recipe for slow cooker 3 bean turkey chili I think you’re gonna love. We all did. Last night as we were digging into the remaining portion I had tucked away in the freezer a few weeks back it dawned on me that I had yet to post it. This chili…

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weight loss ramblings stress hormones and weight gain

Weight Loss Ramblings – Stress Hormones and Weight Gain

I woke up this morning thinking about my fascination with food and the whole weight loss conundrum. There was a time years ago when I mistakenly believed I had the weight thing all figured out. That lasted all of 30 seconds! I think this morning’s thoughts were spurred by conversation I shared with a dear friend…

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