Weight Watchers Spinach Spanakopita
January 9, 2011 – 8:00 pm | One Comment

Points Plus points….not the old points.  Slightly altered, so I think the points may be even less actually….
Weight Watchers Spinach Spanakopita Triangles
Ingredients

2/3 cup fat free ricotta cheese (recipe called for reduced fat feta cheese actually, …

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Whole Wheat Olive Bread
January 17, 2011 – 9:03 pm | 2 Comments
Whole Wheat Olive Bread

For one of the holidays in the last 12 months (I don’t remember which, it may have been Valentine’s Day last year…hmmm..) my husband bought me (at my request) a Zojirushi Bread Maker. I was …

Williams Sonoma Pancake Pen
January 14, 2011 – 9:52 pm | No Comment
Williams Sonoma Pancake Pen

For Mother’s Day last year my Husband (at my request) bought me this little, handy gadget from Williams Sonoma called “The Pancake Pen”. I regularly make pancakes in huge batches for my children each weekend …

Weight Watchers Chocolate Chip Cookies
January 11, 2011 – 10:26 pm | One Comment
Weight Watchers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Points Plus Value: ONLY 3 Points each!!!

From the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook (Points Plus)
Page 396
Ingredients (ever so slightly altered by me)

1/2 cup oats (not instant, the real deal)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking …

Pantry Mini Makeover
March 15, 2010 – 9:22 pm | 3 Comments
Pantry Mini Makeover

I decided to do a simple mini-remodel of my pantry after accumulating a large quantity of different types of flours.

A Bad Day for Piecrust
February 1, 2010 – 9:14 pm | 2 Comments
A Bad Day for Piecrust

Honestly, I’ve never understood the complaining that folks do about Piecrust, or why anyone in their right mind who had a cooking bone in their body would use a store bought Piecrust. I’ve always used …

Penguins of Madagascar Birthday Cake
January 20, 2010 – 9:40 pm | 2 Comments
Penguins of Madagascar Birthday Cake

This year, my son wanted a Penguins of Madagascar birthday. He was turning 4. The “Penguins” are a new cartoon that is a spin-off of the Madagascar movies by Dreamworks Studios. Even so, when I began my search there wasn’t a whole lot out there specifically on the Penguins. I finally came to the conclusion that I was going to have to come up with most of the birthday party “stuff” and the cake myself.

Pioneer Woman’s Perfect Pound Cake
January 17, 2010 – 10:00 pm | 3 Comments
Pioneer Woman’s Perfect Pound Cake

This recipe was taken from Pioneer Woman‘s website. It uses her Perfect Pound Cake recipe with a slight twist — as I do NOT (yet, at this point) own a Bundt Pan. I used her …

Healthy Banana/Pumpkin Pancakes
January 6, 2010 – 9:58 pm | One Comment
Healthy Banana/Pumpkin Pancakes

Here’s a way to get your kids to eat a fruit AND a vegetable in one sitting, while thinking they are getting a special breakfast treat.  This recipe also works great with just the bananas …

Christmas Cookies 2009
December 21, 2009 – 10:21 pm | No Comment
Christmas Cookies 2009

Since I have my new handy-dandy Kitchenaid Mixer, I felt especially motivated to do the Christmas Cookie thing this year. My Mom made Christmas Sugar Cookies with us most every year while I was growing …

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Mini Muffins w/Frosting
December 17, 2009 – 12:08 am | No Comment
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Mini Muffins w/Frosting

OK, so my daughter had her school Christmas Party today, and I signed up to do the Christmas snack treats. The school kind of frowns on sugary stuff, and likes healthy snacks when possible. If …