Crock Pot Spinach Spoon Bread Lightened Up

      
Crock Pot Spinach Spoon Bread

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 156) Deliciously different and so simple to make,  this crock pot spinach spoon bread, is a lightened up version of one from the Gooseberry Patch Slow-Cooker Recipes Cookbook that caught my eye. Having never made spoon bread before, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. I’d describe it as what […]

Crock Pot Pepper Steak

      
Crock Pot Pepper Steak

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 134) Tasty bite-size pieces of round steak slow cooked with onion, bell pepper, mushrooms and diced tomatoes. This crock pot pepper steak makes for an easy and comforting dinner any night of the week. The recipe calls for one bell pepper, but you could bulk it up and make […]

Slow Cooker Roasted Broccoli

      
Slow Cooker Roasted Broccoli

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 117) After yesterday’s slow cooker lemon cake indulgence, I decided to balance things out with an easy healthy recipe for slow cooker roasted broccoli. I’m a huge fan of roasted vegetables, but this was my first attempt roasting them in the slow cooker. Talk about a revelation. I’m […]

Slow Cooker Szechuan Chicken and Broccoli

      
Slow Cooker Szechuan Chicken and Broccoli

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 99) Are you looking for a way to satisfy a Chinese food craving that will work with Weight Watchers Simply Filling Technique? Look no further than this slow cooker Szechuan Chicken and Broccoli. In addition to being tasty, this slow cooker Szechuan chicken is really easy to toss […]

Slow Cooker Manhattan Clam Chowder

      
Slow Cooker Manhattan Chowder

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 56) This slow cooker Manhattan clam chowder is another first for me. I’m usually a New England chowder kinda girl. I’ve eaten Manhattan clam chowder a few times in restaurants, but had never attempted making it myself. ‘Til now. Zesty and flavorful, this slow cooker Manhattan clam chowder […]

Easy Healthy Slow Cooker Frittata

      
Slow Cooker Frittata

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 32) This slow cooker frittata was my first attempt cooking eggs in the crockpot, but it won’t be my last. Made with an assortment of chopped fresh vegetables, this slow cooker frittata makes an easy, healthy and delicious dish suitable for breakfast, lunch or supper. We enjoyed this […]

Caribbean Crock Pot Pepper Pot Soup

      
Crock Pot Pepper Pot Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 28) This Slow Cooker Caribbean Crock Pot Pepper Soup was another big winner. Rod, Mom, my sister and I all really liked it. Cubes of tender beef, chunks of sweet potato and finely chopped red and green bell pepper in a flavorful slightly spicy broth. I found the […]

Crock Pot Wild Rice

      
Crock Pot Wild Rice

// ]]> (Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking, Day 24) Here’s a delicious crock pot wild rice recipe that we all liked a lot. I don’t think I ever ate wild rice until I started visiting Wisconsin, where it is very popular. And even now, every time I taste it, I wonder why I don’t eat […]

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

      
Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day 22) Here’s an easy tasty slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup perfect for stuffed pepper lovers. I tasted stuffed pepper soup for the first time several years ago at a restaurant in northern Wisconsin and was immediately smitten. So, when I saw this recipe for slow cooker stuffed pepper […]

Vegetable Crock Pot Pizza

      
Vegetable Crock Pot Pizza

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day 15) I made this vegetable crock pot pizza for dinner last Sunday. After arriving home late in the afternoon from our weekend away in Flagstaff, I needed something I could make in the crock pot that would be quick and easy. I spotted this vegetable slow cooker pizza […]

Low Fat Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

      
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day #7) The first time I had chicken cacciatore was in little Italian restaurant in Boston back when I was in college. I immediately fell in love. This low fat slow cooker chicken cacciatore is a lot easier and healthier than the original. But just as good, considering how […]

Classic Macaroni Salad Made Lighter

      
Classic Potato Salad Made Lighter

I’m feeling nostalgic and craving the foods of my childhood lately. Foods like this classic macaroni salad. You know the one from the back of the Hellmann’s mayonnaise jar? Do you ever crave the food(s) you ate as a kid? It doesn’t get more simple or delicious than this classic macaroni salad. Growing up, it […]

Ina Garten Roasted Eggplant Spread

      
Ina Garten Roasted Eggplant Spread

I chose this Ina Garten Roasted Eggplant Spread for this month’s Ina Fridays. What’s Ina Fridays? A little gathering of bloggers devoting the first Friday of each month to the recipes of Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. This month we are focusing on appetizers. When it comes to appetizers, I like to keep things simple. And […]

Cumin Scented Black Beans and Quinoa

      
Recipe for Cumin Scented Quinoa and Black Beans

Looking for a tasty alternative to black beans and rice? How about Cumin Scented Black Beans and Quinoa? It’s an easy, healthy and delicious, protein-rich dish that works equally well as a side or main dish.  Serve it plain, or to fancy it up, you can “Top it with fresh tomato salsa and crumbled queso […]