CrockPot Italian Meatball Soup

      
CrockPot Italian Meatball Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 174 – Crock Pot Italian Meatball Soup) I think one of keys to making Weight Watchers work for the long haul is finding recipes that will please the entire family. This crockpot Italian Meatball soup is a great example. It doesn’t taste like “diet” food. Because it’s not. […]

Easy Crock Pot Turkey Mushrooms Surprise

      
Easy Crock Pot Turkey Mushrooms Surprise

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 165) Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May your heart be warm and happyWith the lilt of Irish laughterEvery day in every wayAnd forever and ever after! Are you celebrating? We’ve been invited to friends for dinner, which is always such a treat. And something we rarely do on a […]

Savory Slow Cooker Brown Rice and Lentils

      
slow cooker brown rice and lentils

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 150) As I was stirring together the ingredients for this savory slow cooker brown rice and lentils, it dawned on me just how much my eating habits have changed over the past several years. As soon as I saw the recipe in Betty Crocker Whole Grains: Easy Everyday […]

Savory Slow Cooker Round Steak

      
Savory Slow Cooker Round Steak

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 149) Hearty and satisfying, this savory slow cooker round steak is one of Rod’s favorites. When I served it for dinner recently with baked potatoes and broccoli he was one happy camper. It also would be delicious with rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes. And practically any vegetable: peas, […]

Crock Pot Pepper Steak

      
Crock Pot Pepper Steak

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 134) Tasty bite-size pieces of round steak slow cooked with onion, bell pepper, mushrooms and diced tomatoes. This crock pot pepper steak makes for an easy and comforting dinner any night of the week. The recipe calls for one bell pepper, but you could bulk it up and make […]

Slow Cooker Pasta Soup

      
Slow Cooker Pasta Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 125) After more than a week of making and eating Slow Cooker Super Bowl food my body is ready for soup. A crock pot of soup is the easiest, most delicious way I know to get back into balance after too much feasting. At times like this, I can […]

Slow Cooker Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole

      
Slow Cooker Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 67) I made this Slow Cooker Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole to use up what was left of our Thanksgiving turkey. It was a big hit with my casserole-loving husband. Creamy, crunchy, and satisfying, I thought it was good too. It’s a good thing we both like it, […]

Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

      
Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 66) I’ve been making green bean casserole, the classic one from Campbell’s with cream of mushroom soup, soy sauce and french fried onions, for years. And not just at holiday time. But I didn’t make it for Thanksgiving this year. There was too much other food. I waited until […]

Slow Cooker Beef with Mushroom Sauce

      
Slow Cooker Beef with Mushroom Sauce

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 27) Here’s an easy beef with mushroom sauce that couldn’t be simpler or more delicious. It’s one of those dump and stir recipes perfect for a busy day. Served with brown rice pilaf and steamed green beans, this slow cooker beef with mushroom sauce was a meal that […]

Crock Pot Wild Rice

      
Crock Pot Wild Rice

// ]]> (Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking, Day 24) Here’s a delicious crock pot wild rice recipe that we all liked a lot. I don’t think I ever ate wild rice until I started visiting Wisconsin, where it is very popular. And even now, every time I taste it, I wonder why I don’t eat […]

Vegetable Crock Pot Pizza

      
Vegetable Crock Pot Pizza

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day 15) I made this vegetable crock pot pizza for dinner last Sunday. After arriving home late in the afternoon from our weekend away in Flagstaff, I needed something I could make in the crock pot that would be quick and easy. I spotted this vegetable slow cooker pizza […]

Low Fat Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

      
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day #7) The first time I had chicken cacciatore was in little Italian restaurant in Boston back when I was in college. I immediately fell in love. This low fat slow cooker chicken cacciatore is a lot easier and healthier than the original. But just as good, considering how […]

Weight Watchers Italian Arugula Salad

      
Weight Watchers Italian Arugula Salad

Peppery arugula, thinly sliced mushrooms, red onion and halved grape tomatoes tossed with a simple olive oil red wine vinegar dressing garnished with slivers of shaved Parmesan cheese. This is a great basic salad that complements so many dishes: pasta, pizza, sandwiches, soups, seafood, meats and more. It’s become a personal favorite here at our […]