Archive for July, 2011

Summertime Fresh Peach Pie Topped Cheesecake Made Skinny

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Peaches…Sweet, juicy and at their best this time of year.  They’re especially wonderful at your local Farmer’s Market right now.  If you’re looking for a fabulous ending to a summertime get-together, you’ll love this dreamy peachy cheesecake.  Who doesn’t love a glistening fresh peach pie and cheesecake?  So I combined the two to become an […]

3 Skinny and Scrumptious Stuffed French Toast Recipes

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Three amazingly delicious breakfast treats your family will adore.  All lower in fat and calories plus a cinch to make. Enjoy your breakfast!  

Spinach…A Magical Superfood and 3 Delicious Spinach Recipes You’ll Love

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Popeye was right!  Spinach does wonders for your body. Besides having potential cancer fighting powers, it’s packed with magnesium and carotenoid antioxidants that protect blood vessels.  Spinach is rich in iron, vitamins A, C and beta-carotene.  One cup of fresh spinach has only 7 calories and 0 fat.  To get your fill, toss spinach into […]

Skinny French Chicken Soup (Pot-au-Feu )

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

“Pot on fire” is the literal translation of this French phrase, but in food terms it refers to a French dish of meat and vegetables simmered together creating a flavorful broth.  These classic French flavors unite in our surprisingly delicious first course or lite lunch soup. There are plenty of flavors you’ll recognize and some […]

Happy Birthday America!

Monday, July 4th, 2011

On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born.  It’s celebration time for America and we love to celebrate with barbecues, picnics and of course, fireworks! Wishing you a wonderful and safe star-spangled 4th…  

Sangria Blanca with Summertime Stone Fruits

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

What a perfect cocktail for summertime entertaining.  Stone fruits-peaches, plums and nectarines, are a great addition to this fruity, white sangria.  What I love about sangria is its beauty, taste and versatility.  While there is a lot going on in sangria, the finer notes of the wine will get lost so I’m using a reasonably […]

Crunchy Low Fat Sausages Topped With Homemade Skinny Honey Mustard Coleslaw

Friday, July 1st, 2011

What’s your favorite way to top your hot dog or sausage?  Usually I love mine topped with ketchup, mustard and relish!  But I’m changing things up by topping these low fat sausages with a yummy honey mustard slaw.  I’m so happy many supermarkets today sell reduced-fat, precooked, chicken or turkey sausages.  Most of the low […]