Weight Watcher’s Spaghetti Carbonara

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I've been eating a lot of eggs lately with an English muffin. I was getting kind of bored of that, so I changed it up a bit. I can't get enough of English muffins with the nooks and crannies and then a little melted butter on that. Yummmmmm.....   Sometimes, I'll add some bacon on top and cheese to make a breakfast sandwich. Spaghetti Carbonara is almost like a deconstructed version of that sandwich. The noodles are the English muffins that the cheese and egg sticks too, and then the bacon. If … [Read more...]

Weight Watcher’s Apple Crisp

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This apple crisp is a lightened up version of the classic.  Apple Crisp has always been my favorite Fall treat to look forward to. I remember the very first apple crisp recipe I ever made and that had over a stick of butter in it. Yikes! This recipe still has all the basic apple crisp ingredients but only 3 tablespoons of butter. There now, isn't that better than 1 stick of butter? I still think there needs to be some kind of fat, because I don't know what else you use instead of the butter? I … [Read more...]

Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli

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Olive Garden's famous Pasta e Fagioli soup is good on cold Fall nights with some melted cheese on top, and piece of crusty bread! A copy cat version you can make at home. Sadly, Summer is coming to and end here. Today is the last day, that it will be in the 80's and the rest of the week is in the mid 50's. When the weather starts getting cold, it's time to take out the big old, blue dutch oven and make a big pot of soup. Have you ever made too much of something and wonder how on earth … [Read more...]

Ultimate Blueberry Muffins

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I made a second batch of these without the brown sugar topping on them, and liked them better. It has been a long Birthday Weekend and I'm glad to finally be home. Birthday Weekend is when everyone goes up to the cabin to celebrate 4 birthday's that happen all in one week in my husbands family. There were about 13 people there and 5 dogs. And if you're wondering how 13 people can fit into one cabin, they can't, cause there's actually 2 cabins. We had sloppy joes, corn on the cob, watermelon, … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Rollups

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I've been reading romance novels on my ipad lately. Don't look at me that way, they were free. I just love it how this one couple in my book met. Over bacon sandwiches with a can of coke. This girl stumbled into this guys apartment whom she thought was her friends apartment but it wasn't. The number was upside down.  She ended up having lunch there with some strange man she'd never met before. The guy was cooking bacon on his stove top and just put the bacon between two pieces of buttered … [Read more...]

Weight Watcher’s “Unfried” Chicken

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This recipe took me a couple tries to get right. The first time was a disaster. The chicken turned out really dry and the recipe didn't say what to do with the cornflakes  so I just crushed them in a bag until they were done. It also called for mayo to coat the chicken. The second time I tried making this I changed a few things. I still used cornflakes as the bread crumbs and made sure to pulverize them in the food processor. Completely pulverize them. You don't want chunks of cornflakes … [Read more...]

Berry Quinoa Muffins

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I made these Quinoa muffins for breakfast this week. I've been getting pretty sick of having greek yogurt in the morning for breakfast and have been wanting something different. Something baked and healthy like these quinoa muffins. They're filling and low in sodium which I've been trying to watch lately. I've been counting my calories and have noticed I've been eating way too much sodium lately. It sucks cause salt is in everything. ..... Next time you make muffins, try adding some cooked … [Read more...]

Baked Eggs in Avocado

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This may sound kind of gross to people, who have never had a warm avocado. I first tried warm avocados when I made some kind of roll-ups and it was good. Do not let the size of the avocado seed fool you. It is not big enough to fit the egg in there. You have to scoop out some of the avocado in order for it to fit. I ended up having an egg white mess all over my tin-foil. A good thing I made these over tin foil right? Easy clean up. This is with almost half of the egg whites gone. Don't … [Read more...]