Slow Cooker Bean Barley Soup

      
Slow Cooker Bean Barley Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 76) Here’s an easy slow cooker bean barley soup, healthy and satisfying, that comes together in minutes and can simmer in the crock pot for hours. It’s perfect for this hectic time of year. To save time in the morning ,  you could toss everything into the crock […]

Slow Cooker Baked Bean Soup

      
Slow Cooker Baked Bean Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 58) Now that we are in the homestretch towards Thanksgiving, I’m trying to keep things extra easy in the kitchen and use up leftovers to make space in the fridge for what’s to come. That’s where this slow cooker baked bean soup comes in. I was looking for […]

Easy Healthy Taco Salad

      
Easy Healthy Taco Salad

I love taco salads, but the fat and calories can really add up in a hurry, especially in the retaurant versions, making them a real dietary disaster! According to Taco Bell’s nutrition information, their taco salad weighs in with a hefty 780 calories, 42 g fat, 74 g carbs, 11 g fiber and 26 g protein […]

Jamie Oliver Vegetable Soup with Beans Recipe

      
Spring Vegetable and Bean Soup

I made this Jamie Oliver Vegetable Soup with beans recently. It’s from his book, Jamie’s Food Revolution: Rediscover How to Cook Simple, Delicious, Affordable Meals. He describes it as a “lovely soup – very simple and traditional.” I don’t know about simple. This Jamie Oliver Vegetable Soup requires a lot of chopping! But it is delicious. […]

Real Simple Dinner Crispy Shrimp with Garlicky Beans

      

Real Simple Magazine is a great source for those of us looking to simplify and streamline our lives. I especially like their realistic approach to preparing quick and easy dinners that are usually healthy, utilizing fresh ingredients and uncomplicated preparations. This month their 5 Easy Weeknight Dinners article offers lots of inspiration for getting dinner […]