Shrimp With Zucchini and Tomatoes

In keeping with the philosophy that eating well and losing weight can and should go hand-in-hand, Weight Watchers has shifted its focus to recipes containing real food (AKA, food that your grandmother would recognize). Fresh produce, whole grains,  lean proteins — the Mediterranean way of eating. This WW recipe for shrimp with zucchini and tomatoes is an example. […]

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Spring Pasta Salad with Shrimp

  Who doesn’t love pasta salad? The only problem — it’s way too easy to eat more than your share. The late veteran actor (and dieter) Orson Welles hit the nail on the head when he said, “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” The […]

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Slow Cooker Italian Turkey-Zucchini Meatballs

I first posted these meatballs in November, 2016, when the weather was turning cold and a plate of spaghetti and meatballs was just the thing to warm one’s soul. It’s now Spring, 2017, and last night we enjoyed them again, only this time we ate our meatballs with zucchini noodles (zoodles) instead of pasta. I’m not stupid — heavy sweater […]

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Avocado Chicken Salad

  Rotisserie chicken comes to the rescue for a fast, easy weeknight dinner that delivers on protein and deliciousness. When Cooking Light posted this recipe, they wrote that although you could eat it on salad greens, why not use it as a dip for tortilla chips? I know why not — it would turn this low-fat, nutritious meal into a […]

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Pickled Cabbage Salad

A typical lunch for me is often half of a tuna sandwich. Healthy but not exactly exciting. No crunch and not much tanginess, causing me to crave something…chip-like. Enter this salad from my favorite food blogger, Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. Deb lives in New York City, food mecca to the Americas. Years ago she fell hard for the […]

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