Baked Penne

Baked Penne

I was provided with a gift kit of Redpack Tomatoes to facilitate this recipe and giveaway. The recipe, photography, and my opinions are my own. Baked ziti (or penne pasta) is a fabulous comfort food, and great for these absolutely freezing winter days we have been having, but it’s usually loaded with calories and fat… [read more]

Bacon and Smoked Paprika and Walnut Wasabi Mini Cheese Balls

Mini Cheese Balls #SundaySupper Red Carpet Party

Serve these Bacon and Smoked Paprika and Walnut Wasabi Mini Cheeseballs at your Red Carpet party (or any party!) and be the star of the show!   Today’s #SundaySupper Red Carpet Party event is hosted by Katie from Ruffles & Truffles, and man, is it delicious! Only the best recipes in the categories of appetizers,… [read more]

Pan Seared Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

Pan Seared Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

Boneless center-cut pork chops with a low-fat, low-sodium onion gravy. Great for weeknights, weekends, or a special occasion! This recipe is adapted from Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook. It took me a few years but I finally got a new Weight Watchers cookbook. The only other one I ever had I lent to a friend,… [read more]

Tuna Cakes with Garlic Lemon Aioli

Tuna Cakes with Garlic Lemon Aioli

Light, flavorful baked Tuna Cakes complemented with a yogurt aioli ready in less than 45 minutes.   My husband was asking me to make tuna cakes for a few weeks when my friend Christina happened to post a recipe for them. I’ll be honest, what caught my eye more was the garlic lemon aioli she… [read more]

Smoked Salmon Sushi

Smoked Salmon Sushi and SushiQuik Review

This post contains an affiliate link for SushiQuik. I earn a commission from any sales through the link. My opinions of SushiQuik are my own.  Easy homemade Smoked Salmon Sushi filled with avocado and scallions! Why bother going out for sushi when you can make your own the way you want it at home?  … [read more]

Crispy Oven Baked Hot Wings

Crispy Oven Baked Hot Wings

Crispy chicken wings made in the oven, then coated with a spicy hot sauce!   I’m guest posting today over at girichef as part of Heather’s #wingweek. It’s a great time for all these delicious chicken wing recipes, with all the parties being planned for Sunday, there is something for every taste! Unless you don’t like… [read more]

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Beef Pot Roast Soup

Beef Pot Roast Soup

Tender beef, carrots, onions, and potatoes slow simmered in a low-sodium broth. This Beef Pot Roast Soup is just the thing to warm you up this winter!   I haven’t been doing well at posting new recipes. Too be honest, I’m struggling a little bit with the change to a low-fat, low-salt, no red meat… [read more]

Low Sugar Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apples

Low Sugar Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apples

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart. All opinions are mine alone. #WarmthInACrust #CollectiveBias I’m stuck in a perpetual winter. No, really, around here it seems like winter starts in October and doesn’t end until almost May. Since it’s only the middle of January, we have quite a bit… [read more]

Victory Pig Sicilian Style Pizza

Victory Pig Sicilian Style Pizza for #SundaySupper

If you’re from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pennsylvania area this copycat Victory Pig Sicilian Style Pizza will bring your back to your roots. If you’re not, read on to learn about one of my favorite Hometown Foods.   This weeks #SundaySupper is being hosted by Coleen from The Redhead Baker, and it’s all about Hometown Food! My… [read more]

11 Delicious Low Fat Casseroles

11 Delicious Low Fat Casseroles

Last month I posted in the Facebook group I run asking what round up of recipes my friends and readers would like to see. My close friend Michelle said Casseroles, and I thought it sounded perfect for January. Casseroles are comfort food at it’s best, but let’s face it, they are usually full of fat,… [read more]

Low Fat Turkey Meatballs

Low Fat Turkey Meatballs

Keep all the flavor but lose the fat with these juicy, delicious meatballs that are simple to make and bake in 30 minutes.   I really love homemade meatballs. I love meatballs so much someday I will be an Italian grandmother, only I’m not Italian! In all seriousness, I love Italian food so much more… [read more]

Crunchy Baked Flounder

Crunchy Baked Flounder

Simply seasoned and crunchy baked flounder perfect for weeknights. Serve with steamed vegetables or a healthy salad for a complete meal without a lot of calories. My daughter loved fish when she was between the ages of 2 to 4. I’m not talking about the store bought fish sticks most kids like, I’m talking baked… [read more]