How to Make Healthier Cookies That Taste Good

How to Make Healthier Cookies That Taste Good

I love cookies. And believe they can be part of a healthy balanced diet. But by their very nature they’re never going to be “health food,” especially if you expect them to taste good! Apples are “health food.” Cookies are sweet treats I also believe anything baked at home, even if it begins with a… 

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Share Your Favorite Recipes

Share Your Favorite Recipes

I spend a lot of time browsing through cookbooks and the internet looking for recipes. Especially Weight Watchers Friendly Recipes. But the truth is that most of my favorite recipes of all time, including light and delicious Weight Watchers friendly ones have come from family and friends. Like this quick and easy salsa cottage cheese baked… 

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4 Slow Cooker Seasonings that Can Take the Heat

Slow Cooker Seasonings

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 152) Today, instead of a recipe, I’ve got a crock pot cooking tip – 4 Slow cooker seasonings that can take the heat and help boost the flavor of your crock pot recipes! Do you ever read great tips and ideas…. Only to promptly forget where you saw… 

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Crock Pot Tips: How to Make Recipes with Short Cooking Times Work For You

Crock Pot Tips

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 144) I’ve had several emails and comments about what to do when you’re going to be away for more hours than the suggested crock pot recipe cooking time. So, instead of sharing a recipe today, I’m going to offer up a few crock pot tips, suggestions and strategies… 

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Crock Pot Turkey Broth

Crock Pot Turkey Broth

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 65) I used the remains of our Thanksgiving turkey to make a big batch of crock pot turkey broth (stock). Making turkey or chicken broth (stock) is pretty easy anyway, but using a slow cooker makes the process virtually effortless. For very little work you are rewarded with… 

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How to Choose a Slow Cooker (Slow Cooking 101 with Peter)

How To Choose a Slow Cooker My First Crock Pot

Have you ever wondered about how to choose a slow cooker? My first slow cooker was a bridal shower gift, so there was nothing to choose. A round 5-quart manual CrockPot, with a ceramic insert and plastic lid, in a color combination that just screams, “I’m from the 1980s,” it’s up in the cabin in… 

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