Low Fat Jalapeño Cornbread

We love jalapeños. We grow jalapeños in our garden in the summer and we (actually … mostly my husband) will put jalapeños into EVERY thing. Have you tried a Jalapeno Margarita? LOL So one day, I added 1/2 cup of chopped jalapenos into my very popular Low Fat Cornmeal Muffin recipe and my husband was in …

Weight Watchers 1 Point Pancakes

Those of us watching our weight know that pancakes and weight loss don’t really go well together. However, healthy happy pancakes every once in a while can’t harm anyone especially when one pancake is worth 1 Weight Watcher point (old system). I searched and searched the web for a low fat healthy pancake recipe and to …

Jalapeño Quinoa

I am really enjoying my new found love for clean eating. Mostly because I get to experiment with amazing fresh foods like this one. Red Quinoa with a little kick from Jalapeno (spice it up a notch by adding more if you wish). One serving is 1 cup and this recipe makes approximately 5 cups. …

Chicken Spinach and Feta Roll

My hubby and I have started to really consider the foods we consume daily and have decided to start trying new fresh Clean Eating recipes. What is Clean Eating? Simply put, it’s consuming foods in the most natural state and not consuming foods that have be processed and contain chemicals. It’s going back to our …

Curry Vegetables with Couscous

One more fantastic slow cooker recipe. I had a can of chickpeas in the cupboard and started to thing of various dinner combinations to cook these with. I love using my slow cooker, especially on the days I work from home. Chickpeas, Curry and a slow cooker just seemed like a fantastic combination so I …

Mediterranean Snapper Foil Packet

Here’s a great fish recipe I tweaked from a previous Weight Watchers recipe I found on line. The best thing about this recipe is it’s baked in a foil packet. Cooking in a foil packet allows all the juices and flavours to marry nicely together. Foil recipes can also be used while camping which my …

Szechwan Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

One more delicious and simple low fat shrimp recipe. I love cooking with shrimp. Just 1/2 cup is 2 weight watcher points and it’s such a versatile ingredient. Here’s a nice sweet and spicy dish that took about 20 mins to prepare. Each 1/2 serving with a bit of sauce is 3 weight watcher points …

Weight Watchers Restaurant Helper

The picture above was taken at Posh Improvisational Cuisine in Scottsdale Arizona. My Hubby and I enjoyed this restaurant a great deal on our recent trip to Arizona. When we return to Scottsdale, it will be a must eat at again restaurant. AMAZING!!! If you are ever visiting Scottsdale, please go there. The experience, food and staff are just …

Slow Cooked BBQ Chicken

I love slow cooker recipes. Just put it all in a pot and walk away until dinner. Works well for those busy days. For me personally I like the extra time I get working out in the afternoons not having to worry about starting dinner. 1/2 cup is 3 weight watcher points (old) serve with …

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Ok, so I cheated I Broiled these in my oven at 550 degrees and they turned out perfect. To be honest it’s winter and -20 degrees up here in Canada, I will not stand outside in the cold to grill shrimp. It would take more effort to put on my snow suit then to cook these. So …

Baked Crab Cakes

Yum crispy and delicious Crab Cakes. As usual I was craving something different for dinner and this time is was Crab Cakes. So many recipes are super unhealthy, I stumbled upon a healthier version and then changed it to make it even more healthy. This recipe makes 4 servings which equals 2 crab cakes a …

Pumpkin Pie Frozen Yogurt

Happy Halloween my friendly food followers. Pumpkins and Halloween go hand in hans so why not try serving up some Pumpkin Frozen Yogurt this season. After experimenting with some low fat pumpkin drink recipes I had some left over pumpkin puree. I thought to myself what can I make with this left over pumpkin and it hit …

Cilantro Garlic Shrimp

I love shrimp and here’s just one more amazing shrimp recipe that super easy to make on those busy days. This one marries the flavours of Cilantro, Garlic with a generous squeeze of lime. 6oz (about 1 cup) of shrimp equals 4 weight watcher points. Add 1/2 cup of rice for an well rounded 6 point …

Honey Mustard Snapper

Honey Mustard Snapper? Yes, it sounds like an odd combination, but what a tasty recipe. My hubby and I were really quite surprise with how well this turned out. A great change from the usual fish recipes out there and jam packed full of flavour. Total weight watcher points is 5 for the fish and …

Pineapple Chicken

Yes, another wonderful chicken dish. When chicken is your main source of meat protein it can be a challenge to make it exciting to eat nightly. Here’s a yummy asian influenced chicken recipe that uses soy sauce, pineapples and hot chili flakes. I had 2 chicken thighs for 4 ounces add an extra point for a few …

Spinach and Cheese Frittata

Spinach and Cheese Frittata is one of those dishes you can enjoy at any meal of the day. I had this for dinner with a side of Turkey Bacon and fresh fruit and it was delicious. This dish makes 4 servings and one serving is 3 weight watcher points. Hint:The Turkey Bacon is Low fat and …

Lentil Chili

Ok so I took a slight break with summer holidays, but I am back on track for my awesome food followers. Lentils, what are Lentils? in short they are seeds that grow in a pod. I love finding new ingredients to try out. Of course I have heard of Lentils, but I never actually cooked with them …

Campfire Bannock

This weekend my hubby and I were camping in Jasper. I just love the mountains, something about that fresh, crisp mountain air just makes me smile. One of my favorite treats to make while camping is Bannock. Bannock is a flat bread or biscuit made with flour and is super yummy when served with butter, honey …

Butternut Squash and Chicken Stew

Here’s another super fast dish. I love butternut squash and I happened to have one sitting on the counter so I looked through a few recipes and modified one to make it a bit healthier. Butternut Squash and Chicken Stew, for 1 and 1/4 cup of stew with a 1/4 cup of rice it’s about …