French Women Don’t Get Fat Chocolate Mousse Recipe

French Women Don't Get Fat

How about a little chocolate indulgence from French Women Don’t Get Fat? If you’re a classic chocolate mousse lover looking to shave a few calories and PointsPlus where you can, here’s a chocolate mousse recipe you’re sure to love. In the headnote for her recipe, author Mireille Guiliano explains that her family has at least […]

Easy Weight Watchers Friendly Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Skinny Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Here’s a great quick and easy chocolate cake made Weight Watchers friendly with just 4 PointsPlus value. Moist and delicious, this easy chocolate chip snack cake begins with a 9-ounce box of chocolate cake mix (the kind designed to make 12 cupcakes) and bakes in an 8-inch square pan, perfect when you want a little […]

Easy Chocolate Mint Whipped Cream Pie Recipe

Chocolate Mint Whipped Cream Pie

A Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookie crust, topped with a layer of real whipped cream, drizzle of chocolate mint sauce and sprinkling of Thin Mint Cookie crumbs. This quick and easy dessert is super refreshing, super satisfying, super luxurious, and super easy. This great no-bake summer dessert recipe is adapted from one for Whipped Cream […]

Vitalicious Weight Watchers Friendly Whoopie Pies

VitaTop Whoopie Pies

Are you a fan of whoopie pies looking for an easy way to enjoy them while trying to watch your weight? Have I got a treat for you! This quick and easy recipe is both satisfying and delicious. If you’re a Hungry Girl fan, you’re probably already familiar with this lighter quick and easy variation […]

Skinny Chocolate Coconut Cake Mix Cookie Bars

Plate of lighter chocolate coconut cake mix bar cookies

Don’t these skinny chocolate coconut cake mix bar cookies look yummy? They are incredibly easy and delicious with only 3 PointsPlus value too! When you’re craving a sweet chocolate treat, these easy chocolate cake mix bar cookies will do the trick. My brother, Peter, and I recently published our first eCookbook – Easy Cake Mix […]

Skinny Low Fat Chocolate Cake Recipe Roundup

Skinny Low Fat Chocolate Cake

Do you love chocolate cake but not all the fat and calories? Me too. But it’s possible to have your cake and eat it too if you focus on baking lightened up versions of your favorites. I’ve gathered my favorite low fat chocolate cake recipes and included more great looking light and recipes for chocolate […]

Caramel Chocolate Oatmeal Mini-Bars Recipe

Caramel Chocolate Oatmeal Mini Bars

Looking for a sweet treat that won’t blow your calorie budget? Check out this recipe for caramel chocolate oatmeal mini-bars. I think it’s a winner. The combination of crunchy oat and brown sugar crust, chewy caramel and chocolate drizzle is simple and sweet and oh so delicious. And because they are sweet – one little […]

Healthy Banana Cookies with Oats and Chocolate Chips

Healthy Banana Cookies with Oats and Chocolate Chips

Are you looking for an easy healthy banana cookies recipe? I hope you’ll give these delicious healthy banana cookies a go. They’re adapted from a recipe in Bethenny Frankel’s book, Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting. If you are looking for tasty healthy banana cookies that are low […]

Hot Chocolate Recipe

Flickr: Renee McGurk

Do you have a favorite hot chocolate recipe or style of hot cocoa? It was actually chilly enough here in Phoenix this morning for me to contemplate hot chocolate during my morning walk with Francie. Days cold enough to justify drinking hot chocolate are few and far between in this part of the country. Since […]

One of My Favorite Easy Chocolate Dessert Recipes: Mocha Pots de Creme

Deliciously Easy Chocolate Dessert

Here’s one of my favorite easy chocolate dessert recipes. 10-minute mocha pots de creme. The recipe is from one of my favorite baking books – The Weekend Baker: Irresistible Recipes, Simple Techniques, and Stress-Free Strategies for Busy People by Abigail Johnson Dodge. As Abby explains in the book, Pot de Creme is the French version […]

Which is the Best Boxed Brownie Mix?


When you don’t have the time, ingredients, and/or inclination to make brownies from scratch which brownie mix should you choose? Have you ever wondered which brownie mix is best? There are a lot of differing opinions. Several months ago the folks at Cook’s Illustrated published results of their official tasting to determine which boxed brownie […]

Old Fashioned No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


No bake cookies, such as these no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies, are on my list of favorite things for lots of reasons. First, no bake cookies are delicious. (I try to avoid going to the trouble of making something that doesn’t taste delicious. It’s part of my lazy nature.) Second, they’re quick, easy, and have […]