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Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl It’s still party season and here is a great way to get a head start on your New Year’s resolution. I’ve cut out a large amount of fat and calories by using fat free sour cream in place of mayo (and you can’t even tell!). Serves 12 ½ Cup...read more
Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce This is a different approach to an Italian classic; the depth of flavour from the roasted vegetables is insane. It’s so hard to wrap my mind around the fact that this is healthy and low fat! 2 lb vine-ripened tomatoes 1 Medium onion,...read more
Sausage and Mushroom Crostini The recipe I chose for ReDux was from Rachel Ray 2 where she prepared Sausage Calzones. I was inspired by the Season and thought this would be a great party food (no one has to know you’ve cut out fat and calories). I’ve lightened this up...read more
Peppermint Bark I’ve totally jumped on the peppermint bandwagon but it’s for a very good reason; it’s delicious. In fact, this peppermint bark is so delicious that it’s dangerous because it’s two bags of chocolate chips that I could eat in one sitting. It’s so...read more
Quick Night Tandoori I have been obsessed with my Tandoori Chicken recipe since I made it but it is a ‘plan a-head’ recipe and sometimes time is not on my side. Here I have taken all of the yummy marinade and turned it into a delicious, rich sauce that is insane! This...read more
Pasta in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Baby Spinach I’m sticking with my Not Enough Hours in the Day Theme, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-laaaaaaa! I am festive but I’m also really, really busy (you know exactly what I’m talking about!). Enjoy this soul-satisfying pasta...read more
Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies This is has been my go-to Christmas cookie recipe for years! I have no idea why I haven’t posted it sooner. I’ve made the cookies extra festive with the addition of the melted chocolate. Makes about 36 (depending on the size of your...read more
Green Beans with a Creamy Sweet Onion-Mustard Sauce Here is a quick-cooking, healthy side, perfect for any holiday table using pantry ingredients. This is a cream sauce but it only has a half-tablespoon of butter. Serves 4 - 6 454 g (1 lb) Green beans, ends trimmed ½...read more
Pasta in a Goat Cheese Sauce with Pan-Seared Scallops Here is another recipe inspired by the feeling of not enough hours in the day, especially at this time of year. This is not a creamy goat cheese sauce because I’ve thinned it out a lot to let the pasta absorb the...read more
Spinach and Cheese Skillet Lasagna Yes, one more skillet lasagna but I’m doing this for a few reasons; first, they’re delicious. Second, they’re so easy and third you get home made lasagna in 30 minutes! Yes, you read that right, 30 minutes! At this time of year I...read more
Roasted Vegetable Teriyaki I’m always looking for fast, easy, yummy, healthy recipes (that’s not asking too much is it?). Anyway, I got the idea for this recipe when I had a mad craving for teriyaki sauce. One thing you need to note though is that you absolutely must...read more
Turkey and Dumplings I don’t know about you but I always make too much food, especially around the holidays so I have to come up with fun new ways to use up the leftovers; enter Turkey and Dumplings. Another fun fact you may or may not know about me (well Mike) is...read more