Double Chocolate Bran Muffins

chocolate bran muffins

I’ve been meaning to share these double chocolate bran muffins for a while. I first spied them on Cookie Madness, where Anna calls them Fiber One Chocolate Muffins. And then in Betty Crocker Whole Grains: Easy Everyday Recipes, where they’re dubbed Double Chocolate Muffins. Regardless of what you call them, these double chocolate bran muffins are delicious. I […]

Slow Cooker Chocolate Sauce

Slow Cooker Chocolate Saucde

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 135) Valentine’s Day is Friday. Have you decided how you’re going to indulge yourself yet? I’m still contemplating my options, which is part of the fun! If we constantly deprive our brain of the food we most desire, we crave it more. A losing proposition if there ever […]

Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Pudding Cake

Crock Pot Chocolate Pudding Cake

Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 79) Here’s a skinny slow cooker chocolate pudding cake I think you’re gonna love. I certainly did! It’s perfect for chocolate lovers who want to indulge a bit, without getting crazy. Low in fat and vegan-friendly (if you use a non-dairy milk), this skinny slow cooker chocolate pudding […]

Caramel Crock Pot Hot Cocoa

Crock Pot Caramel Hot Cocoa

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 74) The season for indulging in hot cocoa is short here in Phoenix. So, when the temperatures dipped into the 30s and 40s for several days recently, I took the opportunity to make a small batch of caramel crock pot hot cocoa. The secret ingredient? A little bit […]

Kahlua White Chocolate Chunk Brownie Mix Cookies

Kahlua White Chocolate Chunk Chewies

I made a batch of Kahlua White Chocolate Chunk Brownie Mix Cookies recently when I wanted a quick and easy sweet treat to take to a backyard birthday party. These rich and delicious chewy chocolate-espresso-Kahlua brownie mix cookies with chunks of white chocolate filled the bill perfectly. They are both incredibly easy (because they begin with […]

Easy Delicious Splurge Worthy Chocolate Tart

Slice of Chocolate Tart

Here’s an easy delicious chocolate dessert that’s definitely worth the splurge. I made the recipe for chocolate pudding with almond topping from Essential Pepin: More Than 700 All-Time Favorites from My Life in Food and then spread it into a prepared graham cracker crust that had been lingering in the pantry far too long. It’s like […]

14 Weight Watcher’s Friendly Chocolate Treats

Weight Watchers Chocolate Marshmallow Bark with Almonds and Cranberries

Happy Valentine’s Day! For me, Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a glass (or two) of champagne and a little chocolate indulgence (the richer and darker the better). I believe that it is important to include healthy doses of pleasure in your life for optimal well-being. And for me high quality chocolate, enjoyed in moderation, […]

Weight Watchers Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip

Weight Watchers Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip

Looking for a way to make eating fruit more fun? How about some Weight Watchers Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip? I don’t know why I don’t make fruit dips more often. They can really elevate an ordinary snack to something special. As soon as I saw a picture of this creamy chocolate peanut butter dip […]

Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Oat Cookie Bars

Peanut Butter Oat Cookie Bars

Delicious crunchy peanut butter oat cookie bars topped with a thin layer of chocolate and chopped nuts. I adapted the recipe from Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book The more time I spend reading and cooking from old cookbooks, the more I understand why our weight struggles are so much bigger than they were just a few […]

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 […]

Weight Watchers Chocolate Marshmallow Bark

Weight Watchers Dark Chocolate Marshmallow Bark

As soon as I saw the recipe for the Weight Watchers Chocolate Marshmallow Bark in this week’s Weight Watchers Weekly, I knew I wanted to try it for the holidays. And I’m so glad I did. It’s a sweet treat that’s both good and good for you since dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidants. And with just […]

Skinny Cranberry Chocolate Truffles

Skinny Chocolate Cranberry Truffles

These skinny cranberry chocolate truffles are a delicious lighter healthier way to indulge your chocolate cravings without blowing your PointsPlus budget. And with just 4 ingredients – dried cranberries, old fashioned oats, hot fudge sauce and unsweetened cocoa powder – they’re a snap to make. The oats and cranberries make these more chewy and therefore, […]

2 Ingredient Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins & Cookies

2 Ingredient Skinny Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins and Cookies

2 Ingredient chocolate pumpkin muffins, mini muffins, and cookies made with just chocolate cake mix  and can of pumpkin are a lighter and healthier way to satisfy a sweet tooth. I owe this post to a sweet lady who recently asked how many PointsPlus values there were in muffins made from cake mix and canned […]

Are Weight Watchers Snack Cakes Worth 2 PointsPlus?

Boxes of Weight Watchers Snack Cakes

What’s a woman like me to do when given several boxes of Weight Watchers Snack Cakes? I decided to invite my Mom to a taste test to determine if they’re worth the 80-90 calories and 2 PointsPlus, and then give the leftovers to enjoy. Since embracing a French Woman’s approach to weight loss several years ago, […]