Tagged with Weight Watchers

Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

One of the benefits of having moved twice within 4 months is that a lot of our stuff was kept boxed up for that whole time, which means that unpacking it now makes it feel “new” again!  That is how I’ve felt about my cookbooks lately… it’s like a whole treasury of recipes that I … Continue reading

Marsala Chicken and Mushrooms

Have I ever mentioned how much I love mushrooms?  I’ll never forget the first time I tasted a grilled portabella mushroom.  I spent the summer volunteering at a retreat center on the coast of Croatia.  My Croatian friends decided to have a barbecue on the rooftop one night.  Of course they grilled the traditional “cevapi” … Continue reading

To exercise or not to exercise…

That is the question that goes through my mind most every morning.  And I admit that my answer to that question is usually NOT! I’ve never been a fan of exercise really.  There were the days of playing high school basketball and softball which forced me to exercise, but I was mainly motivated by being … Continue reading

Super Bowl Party Ideas

I love planning parties!  Practically everything I learned about being a good host I learned from all the wonderfully hospitable Bosnians who welcomed me into their homes over the years I lived there.  They really know how to throw a party! :) The coworkers in my department dubbed me the party planner and would look … Continue reading

Tasty Turkey Meatballs

So besides trying to find recipes that don’t include onion, tomato, peppers, cream, bacon, (and pretty much everything that makes a recipe tasty!), I also have to find things that a 1 year old will find fun to eat.  You’d think that the problem would be to get him to eat his vegetables, but no… … Continue reading

Yum Yum!: Orange Chicken

One of the things I’ve had to figure out as a busy working mom is how to prepare healthy and yummy meals quickly!  When I was single I spent 4 years in Europe and my taste buds got accustomed to gourmet meals.  I loved to spend hours in the kitchen cooking all kinds of delicious … Continue reading