Slow-Cooker Black Bean Ragout Review


Recipe 46 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: I’m very happy to say this is a very low point indulgence and it’s based on your bread choice (and whether or not you count avocado and olive oil…which I don’t do when consuming in small quantities since they are healthy fats. When…

Corn Risotto Stuffed Poblanos Review


Recipe 45 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: You’ll be able to get one pepper for about 5 points when you get 11 portions out of this vs 8. I had left over risotto so I’m guessing you can get 11 portions out of this no problem. These portions are generous…

Heart Stuffed Shells with Lemon Ricotta Bechamel Review


Recipe 42 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I’m glad to share with you the next recipe in Deb’s Vegetarian Main Dish chapter….because who doesn’t love a stuffed shell pasta! There were lots of ingredients for this recipe but it is a pretty straightforward, non technical dish that is pretty impressive in taste…

Sweet Peas and Shells Alfredo Review


Recipe 40 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Wow, let’s just stop and recognize that I’m 40 recipes in! That’s hard to get my head around. Have I really made that many?? Crazy. I checked today and I’m just a few recipes away from being half way through the cookbook. I also noticed…

Honey and Harissa Farro Salad Review


Recipe 28 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This is it people…the very last salad from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook! And it was a really tasty finale. I’ll be taking a little break from cooking from the cookbook because we’re getting ready to move and I’m trying to thin out my stash from…

Cranberry Bean Salad with Feta and Walnuts Review


Recipe 26 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay, I sadly found a salad recipe that I’m not a big fan of, but I’m assuming it’s because I cut a couple corners and didn’t totally stick to the recipe. The recipe of course calls for cranberry beans but I had a hard time…

Cheesy Garlic Bread


I realized that I never posted the recipe for the cheesy garlic bread that goes amazingly well with the squash soup. I just made the soup this week so I will post some pictures from my experience…and it’s quite the experience :) Anyways…here’s the recipe for the bread. Haven’t tried it yet, but if you…