Skinny Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Skinny Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

So, summer in Boston. It’s been raining here. For about one month. Those days when it hasn’t rained, it’s been so …
Avocado-Cucumber Salad with Carrot-Sesame Dressing

Avocado-Cucumber Salad with Carrot-Sesame Dressing

Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I have a Japanese restaurant in our neighborhood that we love. It’s small and the owners are very friendly. Decorated with …
Southwest Salmon with Black Bean-Corn Salsa

Southwest Salmon with Black Bean-Corn Salsa

So I was looking over my Pinterest board. Again. For the third time today. Oh Pinterest. The minutes I’ve devoted to you here …
Easy Grilled Chive Oil Potato Packets

Easy Grilled Chive Oil Potato Packets

This recipe requires all of three ingredients (plus salt and pepper). Potatoes. Olive Oil. Chives. Sounds kind of plain. Sounds awfully simple. But something …
Grilled Chicken Caesar Skewers with Kale Pesto

Grilled Chicken Caesar Skewers with Kale Pesto

Independence Day was one of my favorites as a kid (swimming all day! parties! staying up extra late for fireworks!) So I tend to …
Star-Spangled Lemon Whoopie Pies with Berries and Cream

Star-Spangled Lemon Whoopie Pies with Berries and Cream

I’m a born-and-raised New Englander, so I’ve been eating (and loving) whoopie pies for as long as I can remember. But I …
15-Minute Cherry Barbecue Sauce

15-Minute Cherry Barbecue Sauce

In the past, when I wanted to throw together a quick summer dinner, I’d rely on grilled meat with a packaged, processed barbecue …
Summer Berry Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

Summer Berry Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

I’m loving this fresh berry and avocado salad lately. It’s super nutritious but also tastes heavenly, with rich and creamy avocado, plus …
Summer Grilled Coconut-Lime White Fish Packets

Summer Grilled Coconut-Lime White Fish Packets

I guess it’s not officially summer yet, but lately Chris and I have been living like it is. The weather’s …
Asparagus, Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Asparagus, Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Oh, the sweet, breezy, untroubled Saturday Morning. When it’s the sun that finally coaxes you awake (no need for that jarring cell phone …
Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan Bites

Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan Bites

There have been recipes that I’ve carefully planned, tweaked and experimented with, and failed – time and time again – to get right. So frustrating. …
Happy Birthday Puppy! Easy Peanut Butter Cupcakes for Dogs

Happy Birthday Puppy! Easy Peanut Butter Cupcakes for Dogs

Calvin is now officially one year of age so I really wanted to do something special and bake up a homemade dog cupcake recipe. (…
Easy Quinoa Cheddar Bake with Chicken and Broccoli

Easy Quinoa Cheddar Bake with Chicken and Broccoli

I think nearly every American is well acquainted with this dish: the Baked Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole. Featuring plenty of white rice and …
Skinny “Overloaded” Potato Skins

Skinny “Overloaded” Potato Skins

Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I sometimes place an order for “Outrageous Potato Skins” from a nearby chain restaurant. They’re made of crispy fried potatoes, cheese, …
Healthier Pasta Bolognese

Healthier Pasta Bolognese

After learning we’ll probably get another foot of snow this weekend (after already receiving 2+ feet of snow this month), I knew it was …
“Sweet Surprise” Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

“Sweet Surprise” Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

If you want to do something a little unexpected (and baked from scratch!) for your Valentine this year, I think I may just have …
Healthy Marinara-Smothered Meatball Sliders

Healthy Marinara-Smothered Meatball Sliders

I was first introduced to the idea of a “Meatball Mini Burger” when reading over a restaurant menu. I instantly saw one name written …
Shine Smoothie (Avocado Smoothie for Soft, Smooth, Young Looking Skin)

Shine Smoothie (Avocado Smoothie for Soft, Smooth, Young Looking Skin)

The Avocado Smoothie. If my Hollywood gossip mags are correct (and I know they always are), these healthy smoothies have been popular with the …
Healthy 8-Veggie Superfood Soup

Healthy 8-Veggie Superfood Soup

When January arrives, I think most of us, at some point, even if it’s just vaguely in the back of our minds, resolve …
Skinny Gingerbread Cupcakes with Sweet Cinnamon Glaze

Skinny Gingerbread Cupcakes with Sweet Cinnamon Glaze

These cupcakes are heavenly. I got them wrong a few times – I tried them with a low-fat cream cheese frosting, which was way too …

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