Favorite Weight Watchers Banana Bread Recipes

Favorite Weight Watchers Banana Bread Recipes

I’m stepping away from my slow cooker today to share with you this collection of favorite Weight Watchers banana bread recipes. Mom dropped by with a yummy loaf of banana bread yesterday. (I love receiving homemade gifts of food. Do you?) Which  somehow got me thinking about all the various Weight Watchers banana bread recipes […]

Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

I have to make a little confession. I am an addict. Addicted to my own smoothie creation that is! For well over the last year, there’s only been a handful of days when I haven’t made my special breakfast smoothie – I like to call it Peter’s Favorite Blueberry Banana Almond Butter Smoothie. It does […]

Ina’s Chunky Banana Bran Muffins (Small Batch)

Ina's Chunky Banana Bran Muffin

Can you believe it’s the first Friday of July already? Where did the first half of 2013 go? Time seems to be passing at an ever-increasing pace, which makes me appreciate my time in the kitchen when I slow down and get absorbed in the process of cooking and baking all the more. A few […]

Toasted Coconut Banana Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

Toasted Coconut Banana Quinoa

After several days indulging in a few too many sweet treats that included lemon coconut tea cake, chocolate egg nests, and Easter sugar cookies, my body is ready for a break from the sugar and a return to healthier, simpler fare. A great place for me to focus getting back on track is with breakfast. A […]

Banana Cranberry Muffins

Banana Cranberry Muffins

I got the inspiration for these Banana Cranberry Muffins from a similar recipe for Cranberry Banana Bread featured in a recent Weight Watchers weekly. With a bag of cranberries in the fridge and 3 overripe bananas on the counter, it seemed like the perfect time to do a little baking. But I decided I wanted banana […]

Banana Chocolate Swirl Cake

Banana Chocolate Swirl Cake

This banana chocolate swirl cake is one of my favorite cakes from childhood. It’s a basic banana cake made fancy with the addition a melted chocolate drizzle and maraschino cherries. As a kid I didn’t like anything that was too sweet, including cakes, and had a real aversion to frosting so this icing-free cake was […]

Banana Bran Chocolate Chip Bread

Bran Banana Coconut Chocolate Chip Bread

Banana bran chocolate chip bread. A wholesome tasty banana bread filled with lots of good-for-you ingredients including bran, whole wheat flour, bananas, yogurt, chocolate chips and coconut. Banana bread is one of my favorite things so I’m always experimenting with different recipes and flavor combinations. This one is slightly adapted from a muffin recipe in 750 […]

{38 Power Foods} Papaya Ginger Smoothie

Fresh Papaya

This papaya ginger smoothie is a light, healthy and refreshing way to begin the day. And if it weren’t for my participation with a group of bloggers working its way through Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients (by Martha Stewart and the editors of  Whole Living Magazine) I never would have experienced it, since I […]

Favorite Skinny Pumpkin Pie Smoothie


My favorite skinny pumpkin smoothie recipe so far this season blends up a  glass of cold, thick and creamy pumpkin pie deliciousness! Made with canned pumpkin, frozen banana, coconut milk, nonfat Greek yogurt, maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice, it’s a great quick and easy breakfast-on-the-run (with a reasonable 4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus) for those […]

French Women’s Skinny Banana Cream “Pie” Breakfast

Easy Healthy and Delicious Banana Cream Pie Breakfast

Turn plain yogurt, slices of ripe banana, wheat germ, vanilla and honey into an easy, healthy and delicious banana cream “pie” breakfast! I’ve been having fun this summer trying to come up with tasty & delicious ways to enjoy yogurt for breakfast, so imagine my delight when I came across this fun recipe for a banana […]

Low Fat Banana Bread with Dates & Apricots

Low Fat Banana Bread with dates and Apricots

Low fat banana bread jazzed up with dates and apricots. Have you ever added chopped dates and apricots to banana bread? I hadn’t until now. I got the idea for adding chopped dates and apricots to banana bread while thumbing through an older version of the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook. I love both dates and […]

Easy Banana Bread “Impossible” Pie Made Lighter

Banana Bread Pie a la mode

This quick, easy, and delicious “impossible” banana bread pie is a great dessert for using up those overripe bananas that have a way of accumulating on the counter. With just 5 Weight Watchers PointsPlus Value, this custardy crustless banana bread pie is delicious either cold or warm-from-the-oven, with a small spoonful of your favorite vanilla frozen […]

Gael Greene’s Morning After Orange Fruit Soup

Gael Greene's Morning After Orange Fruit Soup

Gael Greene’s Morning After Orange fruit soup – an interesting combination of frozen orange juice concentrate, quick cooking tapioca, and sugar, combined with fresh fruit – makes for a refreshing and delicious way to begin the day. We enjoyed this orange fruit soup for breakfast this morning and look forward to having it again. It’s […]