Leek Fritters with Garlic and Lemon


Recipe 43 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I am happy to say that this recipe is actually more waistline friendly then the last few were so for my WW peeps out there (ugh to the new name…consumer panels are your friends Weight Watchers!)… this is for you. These come out to 1…

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…

Linguine with Cauliflower Pesto Review


Recipe 41 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay so I made this one just long enough ago that you won’t be getting my freshest thoughts about this recipe and for that…I apologize. #momlife is real and well intentioned plans like blogging go up in smoke on a daily basis. I’ve learned to…

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…

Potato Frittata with Feta and Scallions Review


Recipe 14 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: There are 2 serving sizes we can work with for this one: 6 and 8 servings. If you do the recipe as is you will get 7 points for 1 if 8 servings or 9 points if broken up into 6 servings. If…

Baked Ranchero Eggs with Blistered Jack Cheese Review


Recipe 13 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman WW Note: I’m happy to say this is a low point dish. For no modifications other then greek yogurt you can enjoy 1 of 6 portions for 5 points. If you swap out the regular jack cheese for reduced fat jack cheese you can drop…

Homemade Roasted Chipotle Salsa


Alright dear readers. I am not a great cook. I’m not even a cook for goodness sake. I’m just a recipe follower that enjoys writing about my experiences in the kitchen. Novice status, confirmed. However, once in a blue moon, I have a creative moment of genius. This salsa is my latest genius moment that…

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!…