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Tag Archive: low fat

Healthier Thousand Island Dressing in Under 5 Minutes (Tasty Tuesdays)

Light Thousand Island Dressing – healthier salad dressing made with less fat and sugar than store bought. Low Fat Salad Dressing.

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Creamy Carrot and Lemongrass Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Do you need a healthy and tasty soup that cooks up in under 30 minutes and will leave you filling satisfied? How about vegan, vegetarian, low fat and/or gluten free? Then you are going to love this Creamy Carrot and Lemongrass Soup. This soup is based on Carrot and Ginger Soup from Bitchin’ Kitchen Cookin’ …

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Caramel Apple Cake with Yogurt Cream plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky

Caramel Apples are one of those happy fun Autumn treats I look forward to every year. But, my 7 year old is currently missing a front tooth (soon to be two). And, as a mom, I dread the sticky mess for me to deal with afterwards. That boy can get sticky from head to toe …

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Creamy Bacon Broccoli Salad plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up Party

Before we get to the Link Party I just wanted to share a rephotographed version of my Creamy Bacon Broccoli Salad. If you have ever tried this salad before you know it can fall victim to one of the biggest crimes in salad-dom – drowning in dressing. Then you add the nuts and bacon and …

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Fall Harvest Pancakes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

It is time for another Tasty Tuesdays Linkup and I am so excited to be co-hosting again. We had so many awesome recipes last week my Pinterest boards are stuffed. Before we get to the link up though, I want to share with you one of my favorite Autumn breakfast recipes. Now that the heat is …

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Apple Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Icing

We celebrated Apple Day in the first grade at the end of September. Knowing how J likes to repeat these activities over and over, I was prepared and had apples at the read y for whichever activity or food he wanted to repeat at home. You know we had to do bobbing for apples a few …

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Reduced Fat Lemon Blueberry Scones

I bought some beautiful fresh blueberries at the store yesterday and my mind began to race with all of the things I could make with them. For some reason, the thought of scones kept pushing its way to the forefront. And one of my favorite flavor combinations is lemon and blueberry so Lemon Blueberry Scones it …

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Super Mario Meringue Clouds

The latest obsession around my house lately has been Super Mario Bros. The 5 year old has been reading the players guide and ordering politely requesting his Daddy to play (certain levels over and over, especially the hardest ones for my husband to complete – but he does it). When they got to the Meringue Cloud …

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Lighter Cinnamon Rolls

When I saw this recipe for Lighter Cinnamon Rolls from America’s Test Kitchen I knew I would eventually have to try it. It comes from their Comfort Ford Makeovers cookbook, which is chock full of healthier versions of some of my favorite foods (Lemon Pound Cake, Chicken Parmesan, Chicken Fried Steak, etc. etc.) You might …

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Baked Chocolate Cake Donuts

I found this funny blog post thanks to Papa is a Preacher’s Tidbit Thursday Blog Hop. I feel bad for Amber, really I do. Losing your ATM card and having someone run up charges would be awful! But, she had a great attitude about it and everything worked out in the end.  And, like her, …

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A Big Fat Debate

Confession time, I am such a food geek that I recently debated “fats” with my friend, Carol the Pastry Chef. She made some incredible sounding brown sugar snickerdoodle cookies that came out rather flat and she hypothesized that she had left the butter out a little too long. A few days later, Laura Groch wrote …

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Critically Acclaimed Carrot Bread!

If you are looking for a delicious and healthy snack or breakfast bread that doesn’t taste “healthy”, you might want to bake up a loaf of this Critically Acclaimed Carrot Bread.   Okay, I admit it. There is only one critic and he is a 3-year old boy. But, if that little boy normally won’t eat …

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Big C Little c, What Begins With C?

Yes, I know I did that title already with “B”. But, as I was typing up the Carrot Cake Light recipe I realized I made a lot of things last week that begin with C: carrot cake cupcakes with pineapple cream cheese icing caramelized onion dip with crunchy pita chips candy cane heart confections chicken …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.