Bacon and Cheeseburger Pizza

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This weekend was filled with Northern Lights, a red moon, and fireworks. 50+ some mosquito bites later, and it was all worth it though. Now, it's back to the work grind. On Sunday when I got home, I made a cheese burger pizza. It was the perfect way to use up the left over ground beef. It's your typical cheeseburger but transformed into a pizza. What are your favorite burger toppings? Mine was always pickles, tomatoes, ketchup, mustard, and bacon.  Some people like raw onions on their ...

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Weight Watcher’s Caprese Pasta Salad

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I've been noticing a trend in the type of recipes you guys like lately, and what I've found was, that you guys mostly like pasta and casserole recipes. I've done Caprese pasta salads before on this blog, but not a Weight Watcher version. There's not a lot of difference between a lightened up version of this dish, and a regular version. It's just your typical tomato, basil, and mozzarella. Use a whole grain penne pasta. Barilla has one with 19 grams of protein. Just make sure to watch your ...

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Weight Watcher’s Sex in a Pan

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    Have you ever heard of this crazy dessert called Sex in a Pan before? It has 5 different layers. The first layer is a crust layer that has nuts, flour, and butter. You're typical cookie crust. The second layer is cream cheese, sugar, and whipped topping. The third and fourth layer is vanilla pudding and chocolate pudding. Use instant, no reason to go all out and make your own pudding here. The final layer is cool or whipping cream. Now, does that not want to make you go and hop into a p ...

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Overnight Blueberry Coffee Cake

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I am a sucker for buying magazines at the grocery store when I'm waiting in line to check out. My favorite food magazines are Better Homes and Garden and Food Network's magazine. I'll see a recipe in the magazine that I just have to try, and this is one of them. Overnight Blueberry Coffee Cake. One of the things I love about Better Homes and Garden is that they include the nutrition info in their recipes. That's perfect for people who are watching their weight and counting points. Have ...

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Whole Wheat BLT Caprese Panini

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I've been taking this new gym class on Tuesday and Thursday nights called Tabatas. Tabatas is an intense training class for 30 minutes where you do so many moves as you can in 20 seconds and you repeat that 7 times.  6 or  7 times, something like that. The killer for me is always burpees. Those things SUCK. The thing I love about that class is, is that I sweat every time. There's just something about sweating that gives me a high.   This Whole Wheat BLT Caprese Panini is actually fa ...

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Weight Watcher’s Turkey, Corn, and Black Bean Chili

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This Turkey, Corn, and Black Bean chili is simply divine. I like to play around with the spices in my chili. Usually, it's a combo of 2 tablespoons of chili powder, 1 tsp of cumin, and some cayenne pepper or crushed red pepper flakes. The addition of canned chipotle peppers in this is wonderful and I will be adding some every time I make chili now! Top this with some reduced fat cheddar cheese, sour cream or cilantro. That would be additional points of course, one serving of this chili is only 5 ...

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Cheesy Chicken Jalapeno Popper Taquitos

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Since the Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos are doing so well on this blog(hope I don't jinx that), I decided to make the Jalapeno Popper Taquitos. I never used to like jalapenos. I one time got one in my eye and it wasn't any fun. Tried to get the nasty burn out of my eye for probably an hour. Wet wash cloths are good for that.  I decided in the future, I'll just use the already canned ones.  Then I don't have to bother chopping them at all. Much, much easier. These taquitos are stuffed w ...

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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

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Ok, so this probably isn't the HEALTHIEST side dish ever but at least I tried to portion control this. I used 2 medium red potatoes and between those two potatoes there's enough for three servings. 2 slices of bacon, heck even one slice would do, reduced fat colby cheese and fat free ranch dressing. YUM! You spray the potatoes with cooking spray to get them nice and crispy and bake them in the oven at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. They come out perfect every time! I have discovered that ...

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