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

Take-out Tuesday, Best Pizza Dough Ever!

Last weekend, we had Spring like weather, with 70 degrees mid day, and I spent most of the day outside on the patio.  As the sun went down and the temps dropped a bit, we lit the fire and got the pizza oven going. HHjr made a batch of pizza dough earlier in the day, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Take-out Pizza and Amped up Mac & Cheese

  As much as we love to cook around here, we have our favorite short cuts too..   For this week’s Take-out Tuesday, I am recommending several really good take-out foods, that you can pick up and cook at home As I write this, on Sunday, the forecast on Tuesday is snow…       … 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

Take-out Tuesday, Mushroom Stroganoff Repeat

  I came down with a nasty cold last week and haven’t been able to do much but blow my nose and sit under a blanket…definitely not enough energy to hit the kitchen…but wanting some comfort food         I was looking over the January Paint Bucket, thinking maybe HHjr would make something … 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, Easy Cheesy Chowder with ham, corn & potatoes

  Looking for an easy comforting meal during these days of holiday hustle?       This loaded chowder will fill your tummy with ham, corn, potatoes, all in a easy cheesy chowder         Set your slow cooker on high and add the butter.  Chop onions and celery and throw it in there … 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, Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage Supper

  Okay, is everyone “turkey tuckered” out??         This sheet pan dinner is not only totally different from Thanksgiving fare, it is incredibly easy to make!         I don’t know why it took me so long to try a sheet pan dinner, but now that I’ve tried it, I … Continue reading

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