Vinegar Slaw with Cucumbers and Dill


Recipe 18 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay, folks I’m back at it. February has been a blur and I can’t believe we’re in March this week. I have been wanting to make this slaw to kick off the salad chapter for so long. But I knew we wouldn’t really eat it…

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…

New York Breakfast Casserole Review


Recipe 15 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Notes: I love this recipe so I’m happy to say this is one I can still enjoy though with a few extra steps. The key for this will be swapping out regular bagles for 2 ingredient bagles (2 cups self rising flour and 2…

Bananna Bread


Recipe Box Series Okay…I’m excited :) I decided to do a new mini series! I’ll be doing it along side the Resolution Recipe series I’ve been plugging away at for the past…4+ years. Embarrassing. I’m calling this new series the “Recipe Box Series”. I kind of grieve the days of cooking where we wrote down…

Apricot Breakfast Crisp Review


Recipe 8 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Notes: If you divide this into 3 cup servings you can indulge for 18 points. If you sub out for a sugar substitute you can drop it to 14 points….but I say don’t use a sugar substitute! Haha…if there’s only a 4 point difference…

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…

Cinnamon Toast French Toast Review


Recipe 2 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Modifications: this will cost you 13 points per serving if you enjoy it as is, but only 7 points a serving if you make a few modifications. Find a low point sugar substitute to replace the sugar…like Truvia brown sugar. Make sure you use…

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…