Weight Watchers Taco Soup {Slow Cooker or Stovetop}

Weight Watchers Taco Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 172 – Weight Watchers Taco Soup) This recipe for Weight Watchers taco soup is an oldie but a goodie. I think it got it’s name because it’s a great way for Weight Watchers to satisfy a taco craving in a satisfying, nourishing way. At least it is for […]

Easy Slow Cooker Cabbage Roll Casserole

slow cooker cabbage roll casserole

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 164) I’ve always loved cabbage rolls. But am way too lazy to make them. The solution? An easy-peasy slow cooker cabbage roll casserole. You get all the flavors of cabbage rolls in this slow cooker cabbage casserole with a LOT less effort. I’ll admit that it’s not all […]

Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs

Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 81) I made these really easy 5-ingredient slow cooker cranberry meatballs for dinner last night. Served with mashed potatoes and broccoli, they were a big hit. They would be great as an appetizer too, served right out of your slow cooker with toothpicks on the side You can […]

Classic Homestyle Slow Cooker Meatloaf

Slow Cooker Meatloaf

Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 40) This classic homestyle slow cooker meatloaf was my first attempt at making meatloaf in the crockpot. I adapted the recipe from one in 300 Slow Cooker Favorites, by Donna Marie Pye, who says that there is NO better way to cook meatloaf than in a slow cooker. Which makes […]

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day 22) Here’s an easy tasty slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup perfect for stuffed pepper lovers. I tasted stuffed pepper soup for the first time several years ago at a restaurant in northern Wisconsin and was immediately smitten. So, when I saw this recipe for slow cooker stuffed pepper […]

Makeover Cheeseburger Soup Recipe – 5 Points+

Makeover Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger soup with all it’s rich, creamy satisfying goodness, is a family favorite that’s easy and delicious. There’s only one problem. It’s full of fat and calories! One recipe I looked at had 795 calories and 74 grams of fat! Is it possible to make a cheeseburger soup that’s lighter and healthier and and still […]

Skinny Mini Meatloaf Muffins Recipe – 6 Points+

Skinny Mini Meat Loaf Muffins

Have you ever made mini meatloaf muffins? You just take your favorite meatloaf recipe and bake it in muffin tins and voila – meatloaf muffins! My current favorite meatloaf has just 6 ingredients – it’s a modification of  Lipton’s Souperior Meat Loaf made with a package of dry onion soup mix – a staple in my […]

Slim & Healthy Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole – 7 Points+

Slim & Healthy Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

Here’s a healthy ground beef recipe that’s sure to please the entire family. It does mine. It’s a lighter healthier take on a a recipe called Family Burrito Bake from the Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker Cookbook, that’s already pretty healthy. Because it’s made with corn tortillas – not flour – this quick & easy healthy […]

Paula Deen Meatloaf Recipe


This Paula Deen Meatloaf Recipe is just one example of why I admire her. She is one of the few Food Network Stars who makes quick easy dinner recipes that real people with busy lives can make. I love her casual approach to simple easy home cooking. The problem is that, though tasty, most of […]

Cheeseburger Salad

Cheeseburger Salad

Want a tasty healthy spin on everyone’s favorite cheeseburger?  Here it is, a deluxe cheeseburger salad! It is adapted from this Pampered Chef recipe that I made for my first cooking show yesterday and it was a big hit with all the ladies who attended. (Note: I’m no longer a Pampered Chef Consultant.) Mom thought this cheeseburger […]