Soups / Stews

Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili

In anticipation of this Sunday’s Super Bowl, I am reprising Southern Living’s most popular turkey chili. This is a perfect game-day recipe because you simply combine everything in your slow cooker and set-it-and-forget-it until half-time. Then dig in and — shh! — don’t tell anyone it’s healthy. Honeysuckle White makes a 93% lean ground turkey that’s 1.2 lbs., just […]

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Everyday Vegetable Soup

“Everyday soup.” Doesn’t sound very enticing, does it?  My guess is that the cooks at Martha Stewart gave it that lackluster name because you can make it with whatever fresh or frozen vegetables you have on hand. But don’t let its humble name fool you: this soup is delicious and it’s crazy-low in WW Points. I used fresh vegetables — […]

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Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

There’s nothing like a steaming bowl of soup with pasta and vegetables — aka Minestrone — to warm both body and soul in December. It’s the most comforting winter dinner I can think of. This soup ramps the comfort level up a notch because it’s another slow cooker set-it-and-forget-it marvel. I’ve posted several slow cooker recipes in […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

We’re headed into the jam-packed (cookie-packed, party-packed, shopping-packed) month of December. This is the time of year when convenience trumps (sorry, couldn’t think of another synonym) proper meal planning. There just doesn’t seem to be enough time to eat well, and by well I do not mean utilizing the dreaded drive-thru. The folks at Food […]

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All-You-Can-Eat Vegetable Soup

Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy two months. November and December are dangerous times for those of us watching what we eat. Calorie-and-fat-laden landmines are hidden everywhere on the holiday food landscape — pumpkin pie, holiday cookies, fruitcake, and lots of cheese plates. Not to mention stuffing (ever wonder why they call it […]

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