Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

(Year of Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking Day 185 – Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes) This slow cooker lemon chicken and potatoes with garlic and oregano is a great alternative to oven roasting. It’s easier. Doesn’t heat up the kitchen. And is just as delicious. The lemon slices get soft and mellow, infusing the […]

Slow Cooker Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

slow cooker lemon poppy seed cake

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 163) This light and luscious slow cooker lemon poppy seed cake tastes like a moist lemon poppy seed muffin, only better. It’s an upside cake that creates a custard-like topping while baking. We’re in the middle of lemon season here in Phoenix, so I’m always on the lookout […]

Slow Cooker Lemon Cake

Slow Cooker Lemon Cake

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 116) My little 6 cup bundt pan fits perfectly in my 6-Quart slow cooker, so I’m having fun baking mini bundt cakes. If you’re a Weight Watcher who can get in trouble in the company of too much cake or have a small family, you may want to consider investing […]

Crock Pot Salmon Fillets and Asian Style Vegetables

Slow Cooker Salmon Veg Text

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 95) This crock pot salmon fillets with Asian style vegetables is a favorite. I’ve made it 2 or 3 times since beginning this year of slow cooking adventure. I kept waiting to get a better picture before posting it. But that’s not likely to happen because it’s too […]

Slow Cooker Cranberry Punch

Slow Cooker Cranberry Punch

(Year of Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking Day 86) Merry Christmas! I hope your day was filled with comfort and joy. After what seems like a whirlwind December, we enjoyed a low-key day with my mom and sister, taking in a movie and feasting on Chinese food. A perfect day, where the pace was slow […]

Sunday Sampling: Weight Watcher’s Friendly Summer Dessert Recipes

Berthillon Ice Cream, Paris

Happy Sunday! I hope you are enjoying a luscious weekend. Scanning back through my Paris photos, I came across this one of our delicious Berthillon ice cream, what many consider the best ice cream and sorbet in the world. I don’t know about best in the world, but I can attest that it’s delicious and worth every calorie/Weight Watchers […]

Using Leftovers: Easy Lemon Blueberry Trifle

Lemon Blueberry Trifle

When you’re a family of two, it’s important to learn how to transform leftovers, to breathe new life into them, so you don’t find yourself eating the same thing over and over again. Even when something is yummy, time can take it’s toll before getting the chance to eat it all. This is especially true […]

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 […]

Nigella Lawon’s Mother-In-Law’s Madeira Cake

Nigella's Madeira Cake

I’ve decided to get back to baking more. In pursuit of health and weight maintenance I cut too far back on one of my great passions – baking from scratch with real butter, sugar and eggs. I’ve missed the feeling of losing myself in the process. The intoxicating, sweet-smelling aromas. The satisfaction I get watching […]

Tabbouleh Soup with Lentils and Bulgur

Tabbouleh Soup

fell in love with tabbouleh the first time I tasted it, back in the 1980s at “Blazing Salads,” a favorite lunch spot in downtown Boston. So, imagine my delight when I came across this recipe for tabbouleh soup with lentils and bulgur in 5 Steps to Healthy Cooking: 500 Recipes for Lifelong Wellness by Camilla Saulsbury, […]

Weight Watchers Cauliflower and Zucchini Soup

Weight Watchers Cauliflower and Zucchini Soup

This Weight Watchers Cauliflower and Zucchini soup is a delicious PointsPlus bargain that works for Simply Filling too. I’m constantly amazed at how delicious simple homemade vegetable soups, like this Cauliflower and Zucchini Soup are. And how easy to make. If I had to limit myself to one winning weight loss strategy I think it […]

Skinny Lemon Triple Berry Fool

Skinny Lemon Triple Berry Fool

A traditional fruit fool one of the simplest desserts ever.  All you need to do is gently swirl together pureed lightly sweetened fruit and whipped cream. And since either fresh or frozen fruit will work you can make them any time you want a quick and easy no-cook dessert.  This skinny lemon triple berry fool […]

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, […]