Easy Creamy Slow Cooker Broccoli Risotto

Slow Cooker Broccoli Risotto

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 148) I’ve always been intimidated by risotto. I’m not sure exactly why. Maybe because it sounds exotic? Or because it requires constant stirring when you cook it on the stovetop? A couple years ago I had great success making this easy shrimp risotto in the oven. So, it […]

Slow Cooker Broccoli Corn Casserole

Slow Cooker Broccoli Corn Casserole

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 145) I served this yummy slow cooker broccoli corn casserole with my first ever slow cooker whole chicken a couple weekends back. Easy, creamy and delicious, it reminded me a lot of the vegetable casseroles Mom used to make for Sunday dinners when I was growing up. Most […]

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup

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(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 141 ) Don’t forget: You have ’til Friday (2/21/14) to enter my latest Crock Pot Giveaway! I had a hankering for broccoli cheese soup. It’s always been a favorite. And ages since I’ve indulged. So, I tossed a few ingredients in the crock pot yesterday afternoon. And was […]

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 Chicken Rice and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Chicken Broccoli Rice

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 30) Slow Cooker Chicken Rice and Broccoli, is a great dish when you’re craving a comforting casserole. It’s from Slow Cooker So Easy By Prevention, one of those little cooking magazines I picked up while checking out of the grocery store recently. It’s a recipe you need to […]

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 […]

Light & Creamy Slow Cooker Pasta Primavera

Slow Cooker Pasta Primavera

(Weight Watchers friendly crock pot cooking, Day #2) Here’s a first for me: Slow Cooker Pasta Primavera. I’ve never made pasta primavera before, let alone in the slow cooker. It turned out pretty darn good, if I do say so myself. This slow cooker pasta primavera is the first recipe I’ve tried from a book […]

Camilla’s Easy Healthy Broccoli Slaw with Cranberries

Easy Healthy Broccoli Slaw

This easy healthy broccoli slaw with dried cranberries and sunflower seeds makes a delicious quick and easy side dish or lunchtime salad. I think it’s the perfect combination of sweet, tangy, chewy and crunchy. And it’s simple to toss together. Especially if you begin with a package of broccoli slaw mix, which is exactly what […]

Easy Healthy Chicken Divan

Momma's Divine Divan

This easy, healthy chicken divan is a family favorite. And a great way to use leftover chicken. Rotisserie chickens are a dinner staple around here. So, I’m always looking for tasty Weight Watcher friendly ways to use the leftovers. Creamy comforting casseroles, like this easy healthy chicken divan, are always a hit. To make this […]

Easy Cheese Tortellini with Broccoli and Red Peppers

Tortellini with Broccoli & Red Peppers

Looking for an easy Weight Watchers friendly vegetarian pasta recipe? I hope you’ll give this Easy Cheese Tortellini with Broccoli and Red Peppers a try. It’s adapted from a recipe in Vegetarian Classics: 300 Essential and Easy Recipes for Every Meal by Jeanne Lemlin, a Massachusetts based vegetarian cookbook writer and cooking instructor, who described it as […]

Skinny Creamy Pasta with Spicy Chicken, Broccoli, and Basil

Skinny Creamy Pasta with Spicy Chicken Broccoli, and Basil

I love pasta and can’t imagine a life without it. Creamy pastas are something both my husband and I adore, but they can be really high in fat and calories.  But there are ways to make creamy pasta sauces that are lighter and healthier. All it takes is a little know-how. That’s where this recipe […]

Barefoot Contessa Mustard Chicken Salad {Lighter}

Mustard Chicken Salad

Here’s Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa Mustard Chicken Salad made lighter. As soon as I spotted her Barefoot Contessa mustard chicken salad with broccoli and tomatoes in, Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips (Fabulous Recipes and Easy Tips), I knew I wanted to try it. In the headnote, Ina says “This […]

{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 […]