Red Beet Hummus with crumbled blue cheese and walnuts

Red Beet Hummus Recipe

I am not a big fan of beets but I do know they are very nutritious. In addition to being high sources of vitamins A, B and C, beets are also high in potassium, magnesium, fiber, iron, beta-carotene and folic acid - just to name a few. It is true that beets are high in sugar, but they are also low in calories and may help to lower your ...

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Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plan 23

Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plan Week #23

Every Saturday I share my Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plans here on Simple Nourished Living. It includes what I’m planning to have for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well a few snack and dessert ideas. To keep things simple I tend to rotate between the same one or two breakfasts and lunches the days I eat at…

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Easy Artichoke Dip with Feta Cheese

Easy Baked Artichoke Feta Dip

This recipe for baked artichoke feta dip comes from Martha Stewart and it couldn’t be easier. If you’re looking for a great-tasting and super-simple appetizer for your next get-together, look no further. We were having some friends over for brunch recently and this yummy dip was the perfect addition. It does need to bake for…

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Mini Banana Cashew Muffins

Banana Cashew Mini Muffins

I found a recipe for banana cashew bread at Whole Foods Market, but since I’m a mini-muffin-lover, I decided to turn them into two-bite treats rather than bake a whole loaf of quick-bread. These banana cashew mini muffins bake up moist and full of flavor. They’re nicely sweetened with applesauce and honey, while the toasted…

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Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plan 22

Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plan Week #22

Every Saturday I share my Weight Watchers Weekly Meal Plans here on Simple Nourished Living. It includes what I’m planning to have for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well a few snack and dessert ideas. To keep things simple I tend to rotate between the same one or two breakfasts and lunches the days I eat…

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skinny chicken pot pie soup

SkinnyTaste Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Did you like chicken pot pie growing up? I did. And I still do. This great recipe from Gina Homolka, for SkinnyTaste Chicken Pot Pie soup provides all the flavor of chicken pot pie in a soup. Soup + Chicken Pot Pie = Delicious Creamy Satisfying Chicken Pot Pie Soup. Perfect cold weather fare. Serve with…

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Weight Watchers Chicken Picadillo

Weight Watchers Chicken Picadillo Recipe

If you’re not familiar with Picadillo here’s a little history. It’s a traditional meat dish in most Latin American countries as well as Spain, but the ingredients do vary from region to region. Most often it is made with ground beef, chopped tomatoes and various regional ingredients. You’ll usually find it served with rice, tortillas,…

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Vegetarian Shepherdless Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

I’ve never made (or eaten) shepherd’s pie before, but this vegetarian version really sounded good to me. Shepherd’s pie (aka Cottage pie) is a meat pie topped with a crust of mashed potatoes that originated in the UK and Ireland. Historically the term “shepherd’s pie” meant the same as “cottage pie” and was used interchangeably….

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Weight Watchers Low Fat Lemon Bars

Weight Watchers Low Fat Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars are one of my all-time favorite sweet treats, so when I saw a recipe for Low Fat Lemon Bars in the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook, I knew I wanted to try them. I baked a double batch in a 9×13-inch baking pan to bring to my friend, Beth’s Super Bowl Party. They were…

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