Chocolate Chip Brioche Pretzels Review


Recipe 6 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Notes: it will be 15 points per pretzel if you do the recipe as it is. If you swap out the butter for ICBIN butter you’ll be able to drop it down to 12 points. However if you make 16 pretzels out of the…

Whole-Wheat Raspberry Ricotta Scones Review


Recipe 5 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: you can eat one scone for 10 points or make a few modifications for 7 points. Swap out butter for ICBIN Butter and use Fat Free ricotta instead of whole milk. Back to the blogging! Feels like it’s been awhile, but oddly enough…

Gingerbread Spice Dutch Baby Review


Recipe 4 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Notes: This recipe split into 2 servings is 10 points but if you modify the ingredients with skim milk and ICBIN Butter then you’ll drop it to 10 points for half. Both are calculated without the last ingredient of confectioners sugar, maple syrup or…

Plum Poppy Seed Muffins Review


Recipe 3 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: These muffins portion out into 12 servings and come out to 6 points but with 2 modifications you can have one for 5. Use ICBIN Butter instead of real butter and swap out greek yogurt for sour cream. Okay, we’re back in business!…

Peachy Sour Cream Pancakes Review


Recipe 1 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: for those who are counting Freestyle points, these pancakes are 1 point for 1 pancake (4 inches) 3 points for 2, or 4 points for 3 if you sub out sour cream for greek yogurt. Happy New Year! Hope you had a wonderful…

The best Apple Crisp…ever…


It’s been a long time since I’ve posted because life has been so busy, but this recipe is going to allow me to come back with a bang. This recipe is awesome! You can find this recipe at AllRecipes.com and something you should know about this site is that user reviews is what is going to…

Summer S’mores Cookie Bars


Don’t judge…I know my last post was preaching about how I’m doing low-calorie dieting and cooking. However, I was asked to bring a dessert to a wedding reception bbq for a couple in my life group and the bride mentioned s’mores as an idea.  So, I decided to hunt around for a recipe for a…

Olive Garden Bread…rolls


Who doesn’t love Olive Garden bread sticks?! Those fantastic things are often times the only reason I like going…that and their salad. Yum! I think these take a close 2nd to Pat & Oscar’s delicious bread sticks. If you’ve never had a chance to try the breadsticks from Pat and Oscar’s then get yourself over there this…

Bacon and Corn Griddle Cakes….MY WAY!


What to make when you’ve lost your wisdom teeth and cringe at the thought of eating something crunchy…..I’m not sure if you’ve had the same dilema but that’s what has been on my brain recently since getting my wisdom teeth pulled on Friday. I was lucky and didn’t have any swelling or major jaw pain…

Salted Peanut Butter-Toffee Thumbprint Cookies


Tis the season for making Christmas cookies! I am not an avid baker, but this time of year, it seems like you should be participating in the baking fun! This year I am a little more inspired since I have two cookie exchange parties to go to :) Am I the only one that stresses…