Emmentaler on Rye with Sweet and Sour Red Onions Review


Recipe 31 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This was a delightfully delicious yet simple sandwich to make. I’m always appreciative of recipes that allow me to cook at my own pace versus be on an quick time table because cooking with a kiddo means there’s no predictability as to when your attention…

3 Super Bowl Snack Mixes


I’m a salty snack food junkie. The chip aisle is my enemy and snack mixs are a vice of the worst caliber. But all rules about shopping down the dreaded salty snack aisle go right out the window for special occasions and, folks, Superbowl is on Sunday! And in my family it counts as a…

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!…

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…

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe!


It’s been a little while since I’ve posted because life has been overwhelmingly busy which means there has been very little cooking in the kitchen by me! But even when you’re busy you have to eat, right?! I found this awesome chocolate chip cookie recipe on a new favorite of mine…Foodfolio.com. It’s a very friendly…

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…