Recipe Box, Lite Cannoli Dip

  How about a dessert than is a little less guilty         A sweet treat that feels indulgent         Yet made with low fat ricotta and whipped cream cheese,       Served with low cal dippers           You’ll feel like you had a slice … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Here we are, February 2019! What are your plans this month, will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day, or perhaps the Chinese Year of the Pig? We will be celebrating a Valentine birthday, and I have some plans for a special piggy table… What do you think would be more appropriate for the Flavor of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Carrot Slaw with Creamy Yogurt Dressing

  This Broccoli Carrot Slaw has tons of flavor without a lot fat and calories, yet nutrients from the broccoli and carrots, and protein from the yogurt         The dressing is made with non fat Greek yogurt, a touch of light sour cream, vinegar and a dash of maple syrup or honey … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Oodles of Noodles with Peanut Sauce

  I tend to stay away from recipes that have to be prepared at the last minute because at the end of the day, sometimes the last thing I want to do is cook I prefer to make things earlier in the day and just pop them in the oven         But … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lighten Up with Baked Waffle Fries

  I’m still under the weather with my cold… Wait where does that silly idiom come from???   Anyway…🤧   What makes everything better?? Potatoes! And guess what, these are a lot less guilty than french fries, plus they’re incredibly easy to make!         Crispy on the outside and soft on the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli Recipe Round-up

Even though I LOVE vegetables, Broccoli has always been one of my least favorites     I chose it for last January’s Flavor of the Month because I wanted to find different ways of using it, so I rounded up all the recipes I have made and loved with broccoli Some of the recipes are … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Wedge Salad Dip and Garnish Ideas

  🍾Happy New Year!         My goal for January is to lighten things up and although this dip not exactly diet fare, it is a lighter version of a typical party dip with low fat sour cream and lots of vegetables         I served this to our Alabama football … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Santa’s Surprise, Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

  4 ingredients No cooking required 15 minutes to assemble Everyone will love it!     Peppermint Ice Cream Cake!         It’s hard to beat Peppermint ice cream…         But if you add Oreo cookies, Cool Whip and chopped chocolate peppermint bark, it goes to a new level!   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, National Cookie Day

  Did you know cookies were invented in Persia in the 7th century?? Yikes! I wonder how many cookie recipes are in existence?         Well, since Dec 4 is National Cookie Day, I thought I’d post a round up of my holiday cookie recipes just in time for  holiday baking!     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brussels, Bacon, Pretzel Panzella Salad

  Looking for something different for dinner or a unique side dish for Thanksgiving or the holidays?         This dish is packed with so many contrasting flavors and textures your tastebuds will sing!         A traditional panzella salad is made with crusty bread, and it soaks up the dressing … Continue reading

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