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Recipes I've Shared:

Snickers Protein Shake

A protein shake that tastes just like a Snickers bar!

Note: I use the pudding mixes with regular sugar--not the sugar free mix.

Very Good (17 ratings)
Taco Style Lentils & Brown Rice

This is delicious and a great way to get in some fiber! You can eat it as-is or use it as a taco filling instead of beef.

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

This is delicious and very filling--tastes just like a blueberry muffin!

Chocolate Cherry Almond Smoothie

This is my FAVORITE breakfast smoothie. It tastes delicious and keeps me full until lunchtime. Don't skip the almond extract--it really adds some great flavor!

Incredible! (1 rating)
Baked Ziti

Only 4 ingredients, and SOOO delicious. Tastes like Sbarro's baked ziti.

Incredible! (3 ratings)
Homemade Vanilla Pudding

This Homemade Vanilla Pudding recipe is SO EASY to make that you'll never make pudding from a box again. My grandma's recipe actually called for 1 cup of sugar, but I found it too sweet for my taste--I cut it back to 2/3 cup, next time I will even cut it to 1/2 cup. The nutrition info is for 2/3 cup sugar.

I realize that it's a lot of calories to spend on a dessert, but it's worth it in my opinion (especially since I had jaw surgery and am on a liquid diet--this is my only treat!)

Very Good (5 ratings)
Chicken Paprikash

My all-time FAVORITE comfort food is my mom's chicken paprikash. She makes the chicken by dredging it in flour and frying it, then makes these awesome dumplings (similar to gnocci) and a sour cream gravy to go over everything. I always used to pick that for my birthday dinners! Anyways, here is my "light" version of my favorite comfort meal. It tastes better than it looks, I promise :)

Incredible! (8 ratings)
Cold Almond Joy Oats

My very favorite way to eat cold oats. Make sure you use the mini chocolate chips, because that way you get some chocolate with every bite. The coconut extract is crucial to this recipe--well worth keeping a little bottle of it around!

Very Good (10 ratings)
Pumpkin Oatmeal

Since a lot of you asked for this recipe, here is my basic recipe. I do like to change it up by adding nuts, cottage cheese, flaxseed, wheat germ, chocolate chips, etc. This is also good with butternut squash or acorn squash in place of the pumpkin.

Very Good (8 ratings)
Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

Making applesauce couldn't be easier. Just 3 ingredients (probably ones that you already have on hand)! This recipe doesn't use sugar, because I find that it is not needed, but you could always add sugar to taste.

Very Good (43 ratings)
General Tsao's Chicken

This Weight Watchers recipe is a family favorite!

Very Good (37 ratings)
Single Serving No-Bake Chocolate + Peanut Butter Cookie

A slimmed-down version of a favorite childhood cookie, made in single-serve form!

Oat Frittata

This makes a very dense, chewy, pancake with a texture similar to a chewy granola bar. The honey is what gives it most of it's flavor, so make sure you top it with the honey!

Roasted Tomato & Garlic Soup with Barley

Roasting the garlic, onions, and tomatoes before adding them to this soup gives it a fantastic flavor. This is excellent paired with a salad for lunch or a light dinner.

Pretzel Crusted Mahi Mahi

Today I was planning on making a recipe for mushroom crusted fish, but when I got out my mushrooms, I realized they had gone bad. Sooo.... I had already thawed out the fish (Mahi-Mahi, my favorite, because it doesn't taste like fish) and I started looking through the pantry and fridge to find something else to "crust" my fish with. I decided to try pretzels. It was SOOO GOOD!

Crispy Potato Halves

My husband and I are now OBSESSED with these potatoes! They take a long time to cook, which sucks when you're throwing something together... but if you have the time, this is the perfect way to spend just 3 Weight Watcher points!

Very Good (1 rating)
Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes

These are heavenly! Kind of a combination of pumpkin pie and cheesecake. If you're making the bite-size minis, they are a little time consuming. But it makes a HUGE batch--72-ish minis. You could also make this into one big cheesecake in a spring form pan, or single-serve with regular size muffin pans. I used the mini-muffin pan for these.

Very Good (401 ratings)
Quinoa with Spinach and Feta Cheese

Quinoa is similar to brown rice, with a higher protein content. This is a delicious side dish or light meal.

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Swiss Oats

I'm not a huge fan of oatmeal, but eaten cold like this, it's fantastic!