I’m always thinking of ways to recreate recipes at home to save money and in many cases, calories.
If you’ve ever watched Parks & Recreation you will know how much Ron Swanson loves breakfast food. When it comes to the first meal of the day, I’m right there with Ron.
I’ve mentioned it before, my absolute favorite way to entertain friends and family is over breakfast and brunch.
Boy do I love a creamy pasta sauce. It’s so delicious but ridiculously fattening that even on my “relaxed” eating days, it’s still not worth the extra calories.
I took a couple of recipes and modified them to make my own chicken tortilla soup. I’m trying to perfect a creamier version but this one is just as delicious.
Every now and then I get a severe craving for crepes or french toast. I found a recipe in the Weight Watchers cook book for guilt-free french toast and I modified it a bit to suit my tastes.
I absolutely love coffee spiked anything, remember this Nescafe cake? There’s a hint of espresso in these shots but don’t worry, if you’re not a coffee drinker it’s subtle enough for you to enjo
In an effort to moderate my dessert intake, I wanted to make something that reminded me of pie without the delicious fattening ingredients.
Meal planning has helped me save money, watch my weight, and take all the guessing out of what to eat every day. I don’t even intend on doing it every week anymore, it has become second nature.