Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cake

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cake

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 85) We loved the Slow Cooker Apple Cake I made a while back so much, I decided to try a variation using a combination of apples and cranberries. Instead of baking this slow cooker cranberry apple cake in a loaf pan, I baked it directly in the crock of […]

Cranberry White Chocolate Crock Pot Cookie Bars

Cranberry Slow Cooker Cookie Bars

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 65) Here’s a lighter streamlined version of cranberry white chocolate cookie bars that you can make in your slow cooker. I saw the recipe as I was flipping through an old Pillsbury Healthy Recipe Booklet from 1998 and decided to bake a batch of crock pot cookie bars. […]

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 57) Cubed sweet potatoes slow cooked with orange juice, cranberries and just a bit of butter and brown sugar until tender, then mashed all together right in the crock. These slow cooker mashed potatoes with cranberries are a light and tasty alternative to traditional mashed sweet potatoes made […]

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 Carrot Apple Slaw

Weight Watchers 5 Ingredient 15 Minute Carrot Slaw

I love the tasty simplicity of this easy carrot apple slaw. And that it’s made with two ingredients I always have in the refrigerator: carrots and apples. Shredded carrots and diced apple are tossed with fresh lemon juice, olive oil, honey, salt and freshly ground black pepper. It’s a lot like the French Shredded Carrot […]

Mixed Greens with Apples, Irish Cheddar, Dried Cranberries and Toasted Walnuts

Mixed Greens with Apple, Cranberries, Irish Cheddar and Toasted Walnuts

I was craving salad for lunch yesterday. I wanted something light, yet tasty and satisfying. For me a nice big salad usually fills the bill. I’m a huge fan of salad, especially at lunch. It’s a great way to fill yourself up with a healthy dose of fresh vegetables and fruit. But for a salad […]

Low Fat Cranberry Walnut Rugalach

Weight Watchers Low Fat Cranberry-Nut Rugalach

Simple, easy and delicious low-fat cranberry-nut rugalach that are well worth their 72 calories / 2 PointsPlus. These  Low Fat Cranberry Nut Rugalach have been on my “must try” list since I first spied them in one of the December Weight Watchers Weeklies, where they were featured along with other holiday cookies. With a package of low […]

Banana Cranberry Muffins

Banana Cranberry Muffins

I got the inspiration for these Banana Cranberry Muffins from a similar recipe for Cranberry Banana Bread featured in a recent Weight Watchers weekly. With a bag of cranberries in the fridge and 3 overripe bananas on the counter, it seemed like the perfect time to do a little baking. But I decided I wanted banana […]

Apple, Pear, Cranberry Crisp with Gingersnap Topping

Apple Pear Cranberry Gingersnap Crisp

I got the idea for this apple, pear, cranberry crisp with gingersnap topping from this recipe for Joe’s Awesome Apple, Pear, Cranberry Pie with Gingersnap Topping over at Cookie Madness. Reading Anna’s description of this lovely tasting pie was my inspiration for coming up with a lighter, healthier more Weight Watchers Friendly variation. So, I […]

Skinny Cranberry Christmas Sangria and A Giveaway

Cranberry Christmas Sangria

Merry Christmas Everyone! I hope this holiday finds you slim, happy, healthy and surrounded by your loved ones. I’ll be gathering with my entire family here in Phoenix this year. It’s the first time in four years we’ve all been together for Christmas and the first time ever in Phoenix. If you are looking for […]

Low Fat Mini Cranberry Nut Bread Loaves

Cranberry Mini Loaves

Check out these low fat mini cranberry nut bread loaves. Aren’t they cute? I love cranberry bread. For me, the holidays wouldn’t be complete without it. The recipe for these low fat mini cranberry nut bread loaves is from my old Fannie Merritt Farmer Boston Cooking School Cookbook, 10th Edition from 1959, the cookbook my mother […]

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, […]

{Recipe Redux} Molded Cranberry Jello Salad

Molded Cranberry Jello Salad

I know it’s not cool to admit this and I’m definitely dating myself, but I like love jello, especially the molded salads made with Jell-O gelatin that you can count on to show up on holiday dinner tables all around America this time of year. They certainly classify as “retro” or “vintage side dishes,” the topic […]