Welch’s Strawberry Mango Frozen Smoothie Kit Review

Welchs Strawberry Mango Smoothie Kit

While shopping in Sprout’s Market here in Phoenix recently, I noticed something interesting in the frozen food section. Welch’s has come out with pre-packaged frozen smoothie kits! I don’t think making smoothies is very difficult, just cut up your favorite fruits and put them in a blender, add some yogurt or milk and maybe some […]

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 […]

Easy Slow Cooker Shrimp Curry

Easy Slow Cooker Shrimp Curry

(Weight Watchers Friendly CrockPot Cooking Day 92) Happy New Years Eve! How are you planning to ring in the New Year? We’re going out for an early dinner with mom and may very well be sleeping by midnight, which may seem boring, but is fine by me. It just means that tomorrow morning I’ll get […]

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Dill

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Dill

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 50) Looking for a unique twist on make ahead slow cooker mashed potatoes? I hope you’ll try these slow cooker mashed potatoes with spinach and dill. They’re creamy, flavorful and deliciously different. Definitely splurge worthy if you’re a mashed potato lover, which I am. The recipe instructs you […]

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfait

Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Parfait

This chocolate raspberry yogurt parfait is the most delicious breakfast I’ve had in a while. I’ve been kinda stuck in a breakfast rut lately and decided to treat myself to something special. What could be more light and luscious on a hot summer day than a chocolate raspberry yogurt parfait? And why limit yourself to […]

Favorite Skinny Dip Ingredients

Skinny Dip Ingredients

Looking for ways to lighten your favorite dips with what I like to call “skinny dip ingredients?” To me nothing says “party” like a great dip.  When I was a kid I fell in love with onion dip made with sour cream and Lipton onion soup mix. Do you remember it?  It was a party staple served […]

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 […]

Sunday Sampling: Weight Watchers Blueberry Recipes

Weight Watchers Blueberry Recipes

It’s blueberry season! Here’s a collection of Weight Watchers Blueberry Recipes to celebrate. I’m seeing blueberries everywhere. Are you? And they are on sale. Last week Sprouts had pints of blueberries for $1.25. Low in calories, high in fiber and bursting with antioxidants, blueberries are good for you. Of course, the best way to eat […]

Skinny Berry Yogurt Cups

Skinny Berry Yogurt Cups

These skinny berry yogurt cups are an easy and refreshing summer breakfast. Blueberries and strawberries topped with vanilla Greek yogurt kissed with little maple syrup and hint of cinnamon. Perfect when you want something cool and light. They would make a great quick and easy snack or light dessert too. I adapted the recipe slightly from Taste […]

Post-Party Protein Berry Smoothie

Post Party Protein Smoothie

I woke up Sunday morning craving something cold, light and healthy for breakfast. It was probably my body’s way of seeking balance following the indulgence of Saturday’s two parties. At this stage of my life, it’s rare for me to attend one party on any given Saturday, but two is really unusual. The first, a […]

Skinny Greek Herb Dip

Greek Herb Dip and Veggies

Here’s a light and refreshing Weight Watchers friendly dip made with nonfat Greek yogurt, scallions, garlic, cucumber, and fresh herbs with just 29 calories and 1 PointsPlus in a quarter of a cup. Enjoy it with fresh vegetables as a healthy snack or appetizer. This skinny herb dip is also delicious dolloped onto baked potatoes. […]

Red, White and Blue Fruit Kebabs with Light Lemon Cheesecake Dip

Red, White and Blue Fruit Kebabs

Here’s a quick and easy last minute 4th of July dessert idea that doesn’t require getting near the stove: red, white and blue fruit kebabs. Just thread fruit and other selected ingredients on bamboo skewers in pretty alternating patterns and voilà, a fun and festive dessert that will please young and old alike. (What is it […]

A Delicious Nutritious Creamy Chocolate Indulgence

Greek Yogurt and Cocoa Powder

Looking for a delicious nutritious way to satisfy a chocolate craving? Stir some unsweetened cocoa powder and your sweetener of choice into plain nonfat Greek yogurt and voilà – you’ve got a chocolaty creamy indulgence that’s healthy and delicious! I love chocolate, especially the really good dark kind so I always have some on hand to […]