Slow Cooker Breakfast Barley with Fruit

Slow Cooker Breakfast Barley

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 128) This slow cooker breakfast barley with orange juice and fruit was an unexpected surprise. The recipe caught my eye in Mable Hoffman’s Crockery Cookery, where it was listed with the vegetables and sides and suggested as a tasty accompaniment for ham. But, one taste told me it… 

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Dark Chocolate Dipped Apricots

Chocolate Dipped Apricots

I love most any kind of chocolate covered fruit, and especially dark chocolate dipped apricots. There’s something about the combination of a sweet and slightly chewy plump dried apricot and crunchy dark chocolate that never fails to delight my taste buds. And unlike fresh fruit, dried apricots are available all year round, so I can… 

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Chicken And Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit

Chicken and Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit

A light and tasty twist on chicken salad – grilled chicken, quinoa, green peas, apricots, and raisins tossed with orange juice, rice wine vinegar, and olive oil and sprinkled with toasted pine nuts. This healthy and delicious chicken and quinoa salad with dried fruit and pine nuts is packed with protein that will keep you… 

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{38 Power Foods} Weight Watchers Skinny Apricot Poppy Seed Quick Bread

Weight Watchers Apricot Poppyseed Bread

This week our 38 Power Foods Group begins its exploration of fruit with apricots. (Every week a small group of bloggers is working its through Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients, by Martha Stewart and the editors of  Whole Living Magazine.) If you are an apricot fan, be sure to check out what these… 

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Low Fat Gingerbread Biscotti


Low fat gingerbread biscotti are one of my favorite holiday treats, with all the warm spiciness of a gingerbread cookie in a delicious homemade biscotti. They are a perfect alternative when I’m craving the flavors of gingerbread, but just don’t have the time  or patience for chilling, rolling, and cutting gingerbread dough. These low fat… 

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