Monthly Archives: October 2011

Guilt Free Tiramisu

No review for this one… Just make it and drool over it! Ingredients 20 oz fat free Greek yogurt (about 2 ½ cups) 3 oz mascarpone cheese (about 1/3 cup) 2 TBS dry marsala wine ½ cup Splenda granular 20 … Continue reading

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No-Boil Mushroom Lasagna Review

As prepared, this lasagna was OK.  It was a little dry and not as packed with flavor as I would have liked.  I found it hard to stretch the ricotta cheese mixture as far as it was supposed to go … Continue reading

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No-Boil Mushroom Lasagna

Ingredients 2 cups reduced-fat ricotta cheese ½ cup chopped fresh basil 2 TBS chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano Salt Freshly ground black pepper 8 sheets no-boil whole wheat lasagna noodles 10 oz sliced cremini mushrooms 4 oz … Continue reading

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Quick Gumbo Review

Another short, sweet and to the point review for you… Personally, I love this one! I think it has simple but strong flavor.  I can eat an entire serving without feeling too full, which we all know can sometimes happen … Continue reading

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Quick Gumbo

Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 6 scallions, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 (14 ½ oz) can crushed tomatoes 1 cup sliced fresh or thawed frozen … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan Review

Allow me to keep this one simple & to the point… When I read the recipe, I thought I’d love it.  As I was making it, I had second thoughts and actually thought I was going to end up hating … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients 1 large eggplant (about 1 ¼ pounds) ½ tsp salt 1 TBS olive oil ½ cup diced yellow onion 2 cans (11 oz) tomato sauce, no salt added 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano ¼ cup chopped … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew Review

Alright so allow me to give you some back story on the three reasons I chose to make this specific dish from one of my weight-loss surgery cookbooks: It’s a slow-cooker recipe and anyone that knows me knows I cannot … Continue reading

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Pepper, Onion & Goat Cheese Frittata Review

I’ve actually had this one before and, the reason I LOVE it is, it is SO friggin’ flavorful!!! I’ve been rockin’ bagel thins and pumpkin cream cheese for breakfast the past few days and, truthfully, it leaves me starving within … Continue reading

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Pepper, Onion & Goat Cheese Frittata

Ingredients 1 TBS extra-virgin olive oil ½ medium yellow onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp roughly chopped fresh rosemary ½ tsp red pepper flakes ½ cup jarred fried peppers, roughly chopped 1 cup jarred roasted red pepper strips … Continue reading

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