Archive for November, 2011

7 Full-Flavored Vegetable Dishes You’ll Love

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

You gotta include some kind of healthy vegetable dish with your holiday feast, right?  Here are  7 savory recipes. Make one or several. They’re all yummy!  

A Spectacular, Skinny Cranberry Cheesecake

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

The crimson center of this scrumptious dessert is beautifully set off by the sharp combination of sweet and tart flavors from the sugar and cranberries. It makes a wonderful finale for your holiday dinner. Each slice has 266 calories, 12 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. The full fat recipe has an […]

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Cranberry sauce adds a splash of vibrant ruby color to your meal.  It’s that hint of bright flavor that makes everything else on the plate taste even better.  This homemade recipe is both sweet and tart.  Once you make this fresh cranberry sauce, you’ll never feel the same about canned.  Quick and easy to prepare, […]

Low Calorie and Very Tasty Turkey Gravy with 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS

Friday, November 18th, 2011

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, the gravy seems to enhance the flavor of every item on your plate.  It really pulls the turkey, stuffing and potatoes together nicely. This year don’t use one of those store bought jars of gravy, make this simple, skinny recipe.  It’s easier than you think…Most of the flavor comes […]

A Simple and Tasty Stuffing Made Skinny

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

There are hundreds of ways to make stuffing. It can be moist or dry, prepared with French, sourdough, or cornbread, adding ingredients such as sausages, oysters, onions, mushrooms or chestnuts, to name a few.  The possibilities are endless…I know how hectic the holiday’s can be so I’ve made it easier by starting with a box […]

Decadent and Skinny Pumpkin Cheesecake

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Tired of the same old pumpkin pie year and year?  Why not “wow” your guests with this stellar dessert.  It’s pleasing to the eye as well as the palate.  Adding pumpkin to this cheesecake makes it light and smooth.  One bite of this creamy creation and you’ll be smitten.  Good news too-one skinny slice has […]

A Harvest Delight, Baked Acorn Squash Soup

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Impress your friends and family with this stunning soup. Smooth as velvet, this autumn/winter soup is packed with fiber rich ingredients such as acorn squash and sweet potatoes. It’s greatly reduced in calories, fat and sodium by using reduced-fat milk instead of cream, reduced-fat butter instead of oil and reduced-sodium broth. This soup has 205 […]