Bacon, Egg, and Hash Brown Stacks

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Since starting Weight Watcher's, I've been making these Bacon, Egg, and Hash Brown Stacks religiously.  The frozen hash browns are only 2 points if you cook them in a skillet with some non-stick cooking spray. Only 2 points! Ore-Ida makes them and if you can find them they're worth it. They're fast, easy, and really filling for only 4 points. The eggs give you some protein. Sometimes, I'll make 2 of these if I have the points left over. You can't go wrong with breakfast for dinner. If you ...

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Lightened Up Beef Stroganoff

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            Beef stroganoff is a child hood favorite dish of mine. My Dad would always make it for us. I don't really remember having too many favorite child hood dishes besides this one and Chicken Cheese Hotdish. He would always use ground beef and often times I see this recipe with cubed beef and mushrooms. Bleh! Mushrooms and me don't get a long, although I do like them in cream of mushroom soup. Probably cause the mushrooms are cut up into tiny little fine pieces an ...

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Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheddar

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These twice baked potatoes are weight watcher friendly and loaded with cheese, sour cream and milk and topped with bacon! Can I tell you a secret? All these potato pictures were taken with no natural light. Yep, that is right. Some of you already know this, but I have a little studio down stairs next to the laundry room, where I'll go down stairs and take pictures. Sometimes, that can be quite the challenge, cause I'll have to hall everything down there. Sometimes, I'm afraid that I'll just ...

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Party Chex Mix – Weight Watcher’s

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For quite  a while now, I have been thinking about giving up this blog. For a couple reasons that I don't really feel like talking about and that has something to do with traffic.  That, and the fact that there is no natural light WHAT-SO-EVER in this stupid state called North Dakota during the Winter time. My light studio down stairs wasn't cutting it so I needed to figure out my camera settings and that again. That is when I pulled out the Tasty Food Photography book again, to get some i ...

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Appled, Bacon, and Gouda Grilled Cheese

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I've been a Gouda virgin up until today. I can't believe I waited this long to try this cheese! Where have you been all my life?! Gouda cheese was kind of expensive. 6.99 a pound at my grocery store, but I'm glad I bought it.  The cheese harmonizes well with bacon and apple and now I want to try it in mac and cheese. Gouda and  bacon and mac in mac and  cheese. Oh my!   This week, I tried to make my own ham sandwich. On top of that sandwich, I put ham, low fat swiss cheese, a tomato, spi ...

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Skinny Funfetti Cupcakes

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  In honor of losing 4 pounds on my first week of Weight Watchers, I made Skinny Funfetti Cupcakes. A 4 pound loss calls for a celebration! For the longest time, I couldn't lose any weight at all and I was stuck. STUCK, I tell you. That is when I decided to rejoin Weight Watcher's again to help me lose that weight. When making cupcakes on a diet, Weight Watcher's is famous for adding a can of diet soda to just a regular box mix. I'm not a fan of diet soda cause of the ...

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Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potatoes

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These baked potatoes are topped with bacon, cheddar, green onions, and sour cream and can even be made Weight Watcher friendly. Can you believe it's Nov 1st already? On Halloween, the high was 39 degrees and the night before that was a low of 20. Brrrrr!!! Winter has definitively hit here. I went to the grocery store this morning to find my frozen hash browns and the Halloween candy had already been replaced with Christmas candy. That is sad! I did spy some limited edition Peppermint Oreos ...

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Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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      You will not miss the fat in these garlic mashed potatoes, I swear! The potatoes cook on low for 6 to 7 hours and by the time the potatoes are done they are so tender.  The touch of a fork made them fall apart instantly. The original recipe called for parmesan cheese and sour cream and since my husband is lactose intolerant, I made these potatoes dairy free. I really REALLY wanted to put the dairy in them, but once you mashed them with a potato masher, or used some beaters to m ...

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