Monthly Archive: January 2012

No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies Weight Watchers PP 3 / My Mini Herb Garden

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Daughter Katy saw this recipe on the Whole Foods web site and declared that she had to make them! The cookie base is much like a Larabar. Dates, oats, coconut and almond butter combine beautifully to create this slightly sticky, gooey, yummy concoction flavored with fresh orange juice and zest! A little cinnamon and nutmeg …

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Mega Shopping & Turkey Swedish Meatballs Weight Watcher PP 9

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Tuesday was a major grocery shopping day for me and the college kids as we attempted to stock up before they start a new semester. First stop was the Farmer’s Market and sadly there were no fresh berries this week! I use the Dirty Dozen list as a guide line when shopping for produce so I purchase organic …

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Swedish Turkey Meatballs with No Yolk Noodles

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It makes a huge amount with 80, yes 80 meatballs! Okay they are small but even so, 10 meatballs per serving is a generous portion by any standard. No one walked away from this meal hungry. It was delicious, we especially enjoyed the meatballs as they were flavorful and moist. However,the sauce wasn’t anything like …

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Hitting The Trails Again and A Fabulous Salad Dressing

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The weekend weather was brilliant and we took full advantage of it. Things got off to a good start early on Friday when the college kids agreed to go hiking with me! We decided on an old favorite hiking spot where there is a lovely waterfall at the end of one trail. The views were magnificent. We …

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Creamy Oatmeal Brulee

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In the fall while staying in San Francisco I had the best Oatmeal Brulee for breakfast at the Park 55 hotel. I have attempted to recreate it at home trying many different combinations. All attempts were tasty but this final version is my favorite! This is not your everyday oatmeal my friends — oh no–it’s over the top special! The oats …

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