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Archive for the 'Weight Watchers' Category

Baked Apple & Pear Strudel

So you may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as many recipes lately.  Trust me, I’ve still been cooking, but have had to reallocate some of my extra time to be the winemakers assistant!  Bill and I have been very busy with the progression of Wandering Cellars and have had a lot going on […]

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Zesty Shrimp Salad

Bill and I were feeling a bit sluggish following the holidays and started following the Weight Watchers Smart Point system via the phone app.  It’s an easy program to stick to because of the fact that you can eat anything you want – so long as you “count” it and keep track on your daily […]

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Bison and Beef Meatballs

I had friends coming for dinner recently and decided to prepare meatballs.  I should have done some more homework prior to preparation because I’ve since read that Bison is simply healthier than regular cow beef as it is lower in saturated fat.   I hadn’t had a lot of experience with it, so I mixed […]

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Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms, with Parmesan and Mozzarella

So not too many years ago, I discovered artichoke bottoms.  Yes, I love fresh artichokes but they can be expensive to buy and laborious to trim and cook.  Many brands also sell artichoke bottoms but keep in mind that they’re harder to find than the hearts in most stores.  Be sure to look for the […]

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Penne Arrabbiata with Pancetta, Chili, and Parmesan by Hello Fresh

This is another Hello Fresh dish that I’m sharing.  Arrabbiata, translating to “angry” in Italian, is known for its kick.  They’ve reinvented this Italian classic by adding salty pancetta to the mix.  Wilting arugula into the sauce is a great way to sneak in extra greens.  If you’re not a fan of heat, simply leave […]

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