Easy Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

Easy Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 136) We had this easy slow cooker Italian Wedding Soup for supper last night. Both Rod and I thought it was delicious. Hearty, but not heavy. And full of flavorful. Rod declared it, “A definite do-over.” This easy slow cooker Italian wedding soup is the first homemade wedding… 

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Slow Cooker Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole

Slow Cooker Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 67) I made this Slow Cooker Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole to use up what was left of our Thanksgiving turkey. It was a big hit with my casserole-loving husband. Creamy, crunchy, and satisfying, I thought it was good too. It’s a good thing we both like it,… 

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Chicken Avocado Salad

chicken avocado salad

This chicken avocado salad is another easy, healthy and delicious recipe, perfect for using up leftover cooked chicken. It’s from The Short-Cut Cook: Make Simple Meals with Surprisingly Little Effort by Jacques Pepin. In the recipe’s notes, Jacques says that this chicken avocado salad is a great way to use leftover chicken. I couldn’t agree more. The… 

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Easy Healthy Chicken Divan

Easy Chicken Divan

This easy, healthy chicken divan is a family favorite. And a great way to use leftover chicken. Rotisserie chickens are a dinner staple around here. So, I’m always looking for tasty Weight Watcher friendly ways to use the leftovers. Creamy comforting casseroles, like this easy healthy chicken divan, are always a hit. The Skinny on… 

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Pasta with Fresh Corn and Tomatoes

Pasta with Fresh Corn and Tomatoes

This recipe for pasta with fresh corn and tomatoes caught my eye when I was scanning the most recent (June/July 2013) issue of Taste of Home. Easy, healthy and delicious, it was the Grand prize winner in their “Summer in a Bowl” challenge. I love the combination of fresh corn and tomatoes and immediately added… 

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Skinny Berry Yogurt Cups

Low Calorie Breakfast Recipes with Yogurt

These skinny berry yogurt cups are an easy and refreshing summer breakfast. Blueberries and strawberries topped with vanilla Greek yogurt kissed with little maple syrup and hint of cinnamon. Perfect when you want something cool and light. They would make a great quick and easy snack or light dessert too. I adapted the recipe slightly from Taste… 

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Scenes from my 50th Birthday Lunch at Le Grand Vefour in Paris

Lunch at Le Grand Vefour

Pete and Neal took me to Le Grand Véfour for a belated 50th birthday lunch during our recent trip to Paris. It was an incredible once-in-a lifetime experience worth every single calorie/Weight Watchers Point. Located in the heart of Paris, next to the Gardens of the “Palais Royal,” The Restaurant Vefour dates back to 1784. The three-course… 

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