Slow Cooker Recipes

slow cooker ham and bean soup

Slow Cooker Ham And Mixed Bean Soup

This is one of the first soups I ever made for my husband, and it remains a favorite of both of ours. Just like I remember Mom making, but with the added convenience of a slow cooker. Only 4 PointsPlus per serving! [Read more…]

crockpot jerk pork

Crockpot Jerked Pork — Ridiculously Easy, Tasty, and Lean

A super easy, super tasty, healthy Jamaican-style jerk pulled pork loin roast–with a store bought jerk rub and a crock pot, you’ll have a great dinner with almost no work at all! Just 6 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving. [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Minestrone with Spicy Sausage

Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup with Spicy Italian Sausage

Great crockpot minestrone soup, with spicy turkey Italian sausage as our secret ingredient! Terrific flavors, and yet still quite healthy! 8 PointsPlus per serving. [Read more…]

BBQ Recipes & Reviews

campfire trout

Totally Awesome Trout

Jeff’s fabulous recipe for tasty healthy grilled trout. 7 Weight Watchers PointsPlus. He catches this fresh each summer on his annual High Sierras camping trip with the guys. [Read more…]

Spicy Whiskey BBQ Sliders

Spicy Whiskey BBQ Sliders from the Pioneer Woman!

These Spicy, Whiskey, BBQ Sliders from the Pioneer Woman are super tasty and great as a dinner or as a snack for a party or game watch! [Read more…]

Cooking with foil in Anza Borrego

Fun with Foil on the Fire

Foil wrapped veggies and potatoes make for healthy and easy camp food with little or no cleanup! [Read more…]

Peppers

Roasting Jalapenos: Firing up your Fiery Peppers

An awesome friend recently gifted me some roasted Hatch Chile Peppers, which we used (twice) in an awesome New Mexico Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas recipe that was both tasty and healthy.  Unfortunately, we then ran out of the roasted Hatch Chiles, which are really only available once a year (the story of which is written […]

Bourbon Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Pork Tenderloin in Spiced Bourbon Sauce

A wonderful bourbon-based marinade for grilling one of my favorite and most tender cuts of meat–pork tenderloin! Only 5 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving! [Read more…]

sriracha chicken skewers

Sriracha Chicken Skewers — party in your mouth!

A super tasty recipe for healthy grilled chicken skewers using the hippest condiment on the market today–Sriracha! Spicy, but manageable for all but the most sensitive tongues. 8 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving, 26 grams of carbohydrates, and packed with protein. [Read more…]

Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Shrimp and Summer Vegetable Linguine

Easy Healthy Shrimp and Summer Vegetable Linguine

This quick and easy one-skillet meal is packed with shrimp and fresh crisp summer vegetables. Only 8 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, and 45g carbohydrates, per serving! Perfect for a hectic work night dinner. [Read more…]

Pescado Veracruz

Pescado Veracruz — Fish From the Extremely Deep South!

A saucy, spicy (though not necessarily picante) fish dish, that brings out the great flavors and colors of Mexican cuisine. Only 10 WeightWatchers PointsPlus, and 19.4 carbs, per serving. [Read more…]

Thai Peanut Salad

Thai Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

A delicious easy salad with a wonderful spicy peanut dressing. Only 3 Weight Watchers points, and 18.4 carbohydrates! [Read more…]

classic bolognese sauce

Hearty Healthy Make-Ahead Bolognese Meat Sauce

This sauce makes a ton, freezes and reheats well, and is a great dish to make ahead for a dinner party, or to keep warm in a crockpot for a potluck. Only 5 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, and 15g of carbohydrates, per serving. [Read more…]

Devils Mess Scramble

The Devil’s Mess: My favorite breakfast scramble

This spicy delicious andouille scramble is 8 PointsPlus, and 7 grams of carbohydrates per serving, but packed with 17 grams of protein and a nice helping of fresh vegetables. [Read more…]

sriracha chicken skewers

Sriracha Chicken Skewers — party in your mouth!

A super tasty recipe for healthy grilled chicken skewers using the hippest condiment on the market today–Sriracha! Spicy, but manageable for all but the most sensitive tongues. 8 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving, 26 grams of carbohydrates, and packed with protein. [Read more…]