Crock Pot Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

      
Crock Pot Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 173 – Crock Pot Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal) Crock pot baked oatmeal is now in my regular breakfast rotation. I like it much better than traditional porridge-like oatmeal. Probably because it’s more like eating a muffin. A moist, dense, not-too-sweet muffin that keeps me energized for hours. If […]

Slow Cooker Multigrain Cereal

      
Slow Cooker Multigrain Cereal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 126) I hate feeling rushed, especially first thing in the morning. So, I try to give myself plenty of time between getting up and heading out for my private yoga appointments. One strategy that can really help save time in the morning is to have breakfast ready and […]

Slow Cooker Eggnog Oatmeal

      
Slow Cooker Eggnog Oatmeal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 80) I keep playing around with different recipes and techniques for making oatmeal in the slow cooker. First, I used old fashioned oats and the WARM setting to make Crock Pot Apple Oatmeal. Then steel cut oats and a bowl set inside my slow cooker (to prevent scorching) […]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

      
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal with Streusel

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 35) With all the flavors of pumpkin pie, this slow cooker pumpkin pie oatmeal with streusel topping is an easy, healthy, warm and delicious way to start your day. I can’t seem to get enough pumpkin and apple this time of year. They’re two of my favorite fall […]

Raspberry Oatmeal Muffins

      
Raspberry Oatmeal Muffins

These sugar crusted raspberry oatmeal muffins are a healthy delicious way to start your day. They are moist, slightly chewy from the oats, and chock full of tart raspberries I think they would work well with blueberries or chopped strawberries too. I had two lovely packages of raspberries in the fridge. So I decided to use […]

Low Fat Lemon Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

      
Skinny Lemon Blueberry Oat Muffins

Muffins are one of my favorite breakfast splurges. But I feel better when I go light on the fat and sugar in the morning. So, I’m always on the lookout for light and healthy muffins like these Low Fat Lemon Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins. I spotted these easy healthy muffins in Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet […]

Blueberry Oat Scones

      
Standard Baking Company Blueberry Oat Scone

My sister, mom and I discovered The Standard Baking Company in Portland, Maine, during our recent trip back to Mom’s hometown, Lubec. It was definitely the food highlight of the trip for me. Everything I sampled – raisin pecan roll, blackberry buckwheat scone, blueberry oat scone, olive roll, ham and cheese croissant, molasses cookie and […]

Power Cottage Cheese Pancakes

      
cottage cheese pancakes

I made the yummiest cottage cheese pancakes Sunday morning. Made with ground oats, cottage cheese, and egg whites, my friend, Tricia, calls them “Weight Watchers Power Pancakes.” I love the taste of pancakes, but traditional light and fluffy pancakes made with 100% white flour, topped with syrup, are terrible fuel for my body. All those […]

Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Oat Cookie Bars

      
Peanut Butter Oat Cookie Bars

Delicious crunchy peanut butter oat cookie bars topped with a thin layer of chocolate and chopped nuts. I adapted the recipe from Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book The more time I spend reading and cooking from old cookbooks, the more I understand why our weight struggles are so much bigger than they were just a few […]

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, […]

{38 Power Foods} Enlightened Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

      
Enlightened Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

After a little holiday hiatus our little group of bloggers working its way through Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients (by Martha Stewart and the editors of Whole Living Magazine) continues it exploration of grains and legumes this week with oats. The first thing that probably comes to mind when you think of oats is […]

Skinny Pumpkin Granola with Quinoa & Cranberries

      
Low Fat Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Cranberry Granola

The idea for this skinny pumpkin granola with quinoa and cranberries was planted back in August when I saw Stephanie’s post for slow cooker pumpkin granola. Since temperatures were still in the triple digits at the time I tucked it away until it felt more like fall. Now that it’s October my mind has turned to […]