Crock Pot Spinach Spoon Bread Lightened Up

      
Crock Pot Spinach Spoon Bread

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 156) Deliciously different and so simple to make,  this crock pot spinach spoon bread, is a lightened up version of one from the Gooseberry Patch Slow-Cooker Recipes Cookbook that caught my eye. Having never made spoon bread before, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. I’d describe it as what […]

Easy Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

      
Easy Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 136) We had this easy slow cooker Italian Wedding Soup for supper last night. Both Rod and I thought it was delicious. Hearty, but not heavy. And full of flavorful. Rod declared it, “A definite do-over.” This easy slow cooker Italian wedding soup is the first homemade wedding […]

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 […]

Italian Slow Cooker Pork and White Beans Stew

      
Slow Cooker Pork and White Beans Stew

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 34) I made this Italian Slow Cooker Pork and White Beans Stew last weekend. We were up in the northwoods of Wisconsin, where it was unseasonably cold and snowy, shutting down the cabins for the season. So, this easy hearty slow cooker pork  and white beans stew seemed […]

Slow Cooker Spinach Lasagna

      
Slow Cooker Spinach Lasagna

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking, Day 14) Here’s a perfect recipe for Meatless Mondays: Slow Cooker Spinach Lasagna. Yes, you can make lasagna in the slow cooker. Every time I make lasagna I think of my dad. He wasn’t a very adventurous eater, but he liked lasagna. (I love how I can feel closer […]

Sausage Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta

      
Sausage Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta

Does this sausage cherry tomato spinach pasta look challenge worthy to you? I received a great package of pasta and olive oil from the folks at Delverde Pasta. Along with an invitation to “Dish Your Blog with Delverde” for a chance to win a trip to NYC. This is sausage cherry tomato spinach pasta is […]

Spinach Quiche

      
Slice of Spinach Quiche

I adore quiche. There’s something magical about the combination of creamy custard filling and pastry crust. But quiche isn’t a dish I indulge in often. As a lifetime Weight Watcher, I tend to think of it as “fattening” which I guess it is. But it’s also simple to make and deliciously satisfying to eat. And perfectly […]

Mark Bittman’s Quick & Easy Carrot, Spinach, and Rice Stew

      
Carrot, Spinach & Rice Stew

I almost wrote about this simple quick and easy carrot, spinach, and rice stew from Mark Bittman for last Friday’s 38 Power foods group on spinach, but opted instead for a crustless spinach and feta quiche, (which was also easy and delicious.) To be honest, this simple carrot, spinach and rice stew was a complete surprise […]

{38 Power Foods} Spinach and Feta Crustless Quiche

      
Spinach & Feta Crustless Quiche

I chose to make a quick and easy crustless spinach & feta quiche for this week’s 38 Power Foods Blog Group. Can you guess the Power Food ingredient? Yes, it’s spinach. (And no, that’s not ketchup on the plate. It’s ajvar, a chunky red pepper and eggplant spread popular in the Balkans that my sister introduced […]

{38 Power Foods} Chilled Asparagus Soup with Spinach and Avocado

      
Making Chilled Asparagus Soup with Spinach and Avocado in the Vitamix

The temperatures have soared into the triple digits here in Phoenix, so when I was trying to decide on a recipe for this week’s 38 Power Foods Group, started by Mireya of My Healthy Eating Habits, this one for chilled asparagus soup with spinach and avocado immediately caught my eye. Each week we’re blogging about one of […]

Orange Spinach Salad

      
Citrus Spinach Salad

Spinach, sliced mushrooms, fresh orange sections, and a bit of sliced red onion, tossed with a zippy lime, sesame ginger vinaigrette dressing. Delicious anytime, this colorful, light and refreshing salad is especially terrific this time of year, as the temperatures begin to soar here in Phoenix. I’ve been a huge spinach salad fan for decades, […]

Skinny Baked Fish with Spinach and Asian Drizzle

      
Skinny Baked Fish with Spinach & Simple Asian Sauce

Fish, spinach, and mushrooms baked in the oven until done and then drizzled with a simple Asian soy-sesame sauce. This is one simple, easy, healthy and delicious dinner that comes together in minutes. All the credit  for this clever simple and delicious Baked Fish with Spinach and Asian Drizzle Recipe goes to Pam Anderson and […]

Skinny Artichoke Spinach Baked Pasta

      
Skinny Artichoke Spinach Baked Pasta

What do you get when you combine the typical healthy spinach and artichoke dip ingredients with pasta? A creamy and delicious artichoke spinach baked pasta dish, of course. Chunks of artichokes and bits of spinach tossed with pasta, nonfat Greek yogurt, lowfat cream cheese, grated Parmesan, shredded lowfat mozzarella, topped with a little more cheese […]

Easy Shrimp Risotto

      
Shrimp Risotto

Creamy arborio rice loaded with shrimp, spinach, goat cheese, Parmesan, and peas – this easy shrimp risotto is a winner. Everyone loved it when I served it for for dinner last night. I came up with this easy shrimp risotto by combining two recipes – the grand prize winning recipe for hearty shrimp risotto in […]