{38 Power Foods} My Favorite Weight Watchers Friendly Berry Recipes

      
Fresh Raspberries

This week our 38 Power Foods Group continues on it’s healthy eating exploration with berries: blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries. (Every week a small group of bloggers is working its way hrough Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients, by Martha Stewart and the editors of  Whole Living Magazine. If you are interested in joining […]

{38 Power Foods} Weight Watchers Asian Baked Kabocha Squash Recipe

      
Weight Watchers Asian Baked Kabocha Squash

Asian Baked Kabocha Squash: Wedges of kabocha squash brushed with a combination of oil, honey, and five spice powder, baked until tender, and then sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds and chopped cilantro. This is another winning recipe from one of my latest cookbook acquisitions:  the Weight Watchers PointsPlus Power Foods Cookbook. (I’m batting a thousand from […]

{38 Power Foods} Spinach and Feta Crustless Quiche

      
Spinach & Feta Crustless Quiche

I chose to make a quick and easy crustless spinach & feta quiche for this week’s 38 Power Foods Blog Group. Can you guess the Power Food ingredient? Yes, it’s spinach. (And no, that’s not ketchup on the plate. It’s ajvar, a chunky red pepper and eggplant spread popular in the Balkans that my sister introduced […]

{38 Power Foods} Lentil, Mushroom and Kale Burritos

      
Making a lentil, mushroom and kale burrito

Would you ever think to turn a mixture of lentils, mushrooms, and kale into a filling for burritos? I certainly wouldn’t. But I’m glad the talented Camilla Saulsbury did for her cookbook, 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking: 500 Recipes for Lifelong Wellness. And I’m happy I found the recipe and tried it for this […]

{38 Power Foods} Simple French Shredded Carrot Salad (Carottes Rapees)

      
French Carrot Salad

This French carrot salad of shredded carrots in a simple lemon dressing was inspired by my sister who is staying with us. She hates cooked carrots and I wanted to make something for this week’s 38 Power Foods Group post that everyone would enjoy. (Fridays, a group of bloggers, led by Mireya of My Healthy Eating […]

{38 Power Foods} Skinny Broccoli Cheese Muffins

      
Skinny Broccoli Cheese Muffins

Skinny, healthy, and delicious broccoli cheese muffins. If you’re one of those people who thinks that muffins and quick breads have to be sweet to be good, I hope these savory broccoli cheese muffins help change your mind! Looking for something a little different to highlight broccoli, this week’s 38 Power Foods group ingredient, I happened upon […]

{38 Power Foods} Marinated Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

      
Marinated Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

Roasted beets, sliced and marinated in a simple vinaigrette, then topped with goat cheese and mint. Deciding which recipe to make for this week’s 38 Power Foods group was easy. As soon as I spied this quick and easy recipe for marinated roasted beet salad with goat cheese and mint, I knew it was the one since […]

Avocado Pear Smoothie

      
Avocado Pear Smothie

My exploration of power foods continues this week with this lovely pale green Avocado Pear Smoothie, a refreshing healthy way to start the day with just 4 Weight WatchersPointsPlus value. A group of bloggers led by Mireya of My Healthy Eating Habits, is working their way through the healthy ingredients contained within Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes […]

{38 Power Foods} Chilled Asparagus Soup with Spinach and Avocado

      
Making Chilled Asparagus Soup with Spinach and Avocado in the Vitamix

The temperatures have soared into the triple digits here in Phoenix, so when I was trying to decide on a recipe for this week’s 38 Power Foods Group, started by Mireya of My Healthy Eating Habits, this one for chilled asparagus soup with spinach and avocado immediately caught my eye. Each week we’re blogging about one of […]

{38 Power Foods} Easy Whole Wheat Pizza with Artichokes

      
Whole Wheat Pizza with Artichokes

I have Mireya of My Healthy Eating Habits, to thank for this yummy easy whole wheat pizza with artichokes. I’m taking part in her new group that’s blogging a recipe from the cookbook, Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients, from Martha Stewart and the editors Whole Living Magazine, each week. (As a Weight Watchers lifetime member […]