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Pepperoni Pizza Mini Muffins

On the lookout for easy Weight Watchers friendly game day snacks? You may want to whip up a batch of these cute little pepperoni pizza mini muffins. I made them for the first time back in the late 1980s. The recipe is from Connecticut Cooks III, a cookbook published by The American Cancer Society my mom gave me back in 1988. Called ...

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Weight Watchers Friendly Super Bowl Snacks

Lighter Super Bowl Snack Ideas

In honor of Super Bowl XLIX this year, we’ve pulled together 49 of our favorite recipes for appetizers, snacks, dips, chili and desserts – that will work perfectly if you’re in search of something lighter and healthier. It’s so easy to overdose on pizza, wings, chips and more – but if you’re looking for something…

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Weight Watchers Meal Plan Ideas (1/26/15)

The last week of January. Can you believe it? I read somewhere that this is the week the New Years Resolution crowd begins abandoning the gym in a big way. Did you make any resolutions? If you did, how is it going? I abandoned resolutions years ago. They never worked for me. This year I…

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Weight Watchers Friendly Rustic Cassoulet

Weight Watchers Rustic Cassoulet

This recipe for rustic cassoulet comes from the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of Weight Watchers Magazine, titled Welcome to Delicious. And this dish is certainly delicious According to Wikipedia, Cassoulet is a casserole created in the south of France and is a way to slow cook meat, pork skin and white beans. But the term cassoulet…

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Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Lightened Up Weight Watchers Recipe

Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Made Lighter

Are you a fan of Olive Garden’s Chicken Gnocchi Soup, but not all the fat and calories? You’ll love my version of Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Made Lighter. Just as rich, creamy and flavorful as the original. Only BETTER with less fat and calories and fewer WeightWatchers Points Plus! Tender bites of chicken, Italian potato…

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Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal

Martha has mentioned before how much she loves baked oatmeal. I must confess that I too am now a convert. While I still love oatmeal made the more traditional way, crock pot baked oatmeal is simply more enjoyable and satisfying to me. Quite simply, it’s like eating a not-too-sweet piece of oatmeal cake or muffin….

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Lightened Up French Bread Pizza Recipe

I’ve never been a fan of frozen pizza, with one exception: the Deluxe French Bread Pizza from Stouffer’s. I haven’t had it for years. But, there was a time when it was my go-to choice whenever I needed a quick and easy lunch, dinner or snack. So, when I stumbled upon a lightened up French bread…

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Crock Pot Stew Beef and Gravy

It’s been unseasonably cold and damp here in Phoenix and I’ve been craving simple hearty comfort foods. So, I decided it was the perfect time to adapt Mom’s stew beef and gravy for the slow cooker. This yummy Crock Pot Stew Beef and Gravy is the result. Stew beef and gravy showed up at our…

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Crock Pot Chili Chicken Verde

Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili Verde

I’ve always loved chili verde, so was happy to discover this lightened up version of the Mexican classic dish in The Skinnytaste Cookbook. Rather than use my slow cooker, I decided to use my Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System to make this white bean chicken chili verde. This way, I could use the Ninja’s cook top…

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