Blueberry Maple Bacon Muffins

Blueberry Maple Bacon Muffins

Ingredients: 8 pieces of bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 2/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup bacon grease 1 cup blueberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400° and grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners.  Combine all […]

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Breads & Rolls
Empanadas Dough

Empanadas Dough

Borrowed from Laylita’s Recipes. Making empanada dough is not as hard as it sounds, especially if you have a food processor, and even if you don’t it is still pretty easy because the dough should not be overworked and requires minimal kneading. Also, these days it is very easy to find the empanada discs already […]

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Green Monster Smoothie!

Green Monster Smoothie!

I have to be honest…I stole this recipe from iowagirleats.com. Nonetheless, it is delicious!! Serves 2. Ingredients: 1 frozen sliced banana  1 Tablespoon peanut butter  1/2 cup 0% Vanilla Chobani Greek yogurt  1 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze (or other kind of milk)  4 cups baby spinach (or more, or less)  Combine all ingredients in […]

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Low Calorie Options
Breakfast Nest

Breakfast Nest

These little egg white and hash brown nests are only 3 WeightWatcher PointsPlus per serving of 3, and they are soooo satisfying! Ingredients: olive oil spray 1/2 cup minced onion 1 cup shredded potatoes dash of garlic powder salt and pepper to taste 1 cup egg whites or egg beaters, beaten 2 tbsp diced onions […]

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Entrees,Low Calorie Options
Breakfast Berry Cornbread

Breakfast Berry Cornbread

This tasty cornbread recipe sweetened with fresh raspberries makes a lovely part of your breakfast, or a tasty treat any time of the day.  Kids like it, and it’s only 4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus points per serving. Ingredients: 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup […]

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Breads & Rolls,Kid-Friendly
Banana Nut Waffles

Banana Nut Waffles

My kids love waffles for breakfast, and now I can join them with this delicious low calorie recipe.  They’re so yummy! Ingredients: 2 cups Reduced-Fat Bisquick mix 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium) 1 cup skim milk 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Egg substitute equivalent to 1 […]

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Breads & Rolls,Kid-Friendly
Bistro Salmon Burgers

Bistro Salmon Burgers

This is straight from the Weight Watchers site. It makes six servings with only 4 PointsPlus points per serving. Ingredients: 2 lbs skinless salmon fillet 1/4 lb medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined 2 Tbsp minced tarragon 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Cooking spray Cut salmon into chunks and […]

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Entrees,Low Calorie Options
Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

This recipe takes a rather bland vegetable and makes it a treat. It’s got a lovely Asian flair to it, and it pairs nicely with just about anything. Ingredients: one large head cauliflower 1/8 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Preheat oven to 450 F. Break cauliflower […]

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Five Ingredients or Less,Low Calorie Options,Snacks & Apps
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

I love this pancake recipe for several reasons.  It’s quick, they are low in sugar, and they are delicious. Try them with lemon juice and powdered sugar or with syrup or jam.  Happy Breakfast! Ingredients: 6 T. butter 1 cup milk 1 cup flour 6 eggs 1/4 tsp. salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place […]

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Breads & Rolls,Entrees,Family Favorites,Five Ingredients or Less
Tortellini Meatball Soup

Tortellini Meatball Soup

This is from Lorraine Wallace’s Mr. Sunday’s Soups. Mom sent me the recipe book and recommended this one.  It was so delicious and tasted especially good since we’ve all had colds. Ingredients: 1 pound bulk sweet Italian Sausage 2/3 cup fine plain dry breadcrumbs salt and freshly ground pepper 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, […]

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