Category Archives: Cooking

Just like Julia

How many of us love Julia Child?  How many of us have a worn, dog-eared copy of her famous Mastering the Art of French Cooking?  Mine sits on my baker’s rack, ready to spring into action when needed. Lots of … Continue reading

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Soup for a Saturday Supper

Even though it’s still quite warm here in Florida, Autumn still brings out the yearning for a cozy meal.  Join me won’t you in a pot of Chicken Soup?  I’m going away in a week, so it’s time to use … Continue reading

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Happy Fall Spiced Oatmeal Breakfast

Even though I’m living in Florida, the never-ending-summer state, there IS a slight change in the weather this time of year.  Normally here in the tropics, from about May up until November, the temperature averages between 85 and 95, mostly … Continue reading

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Cream of Many Mushrooms Soup

Cream of Many Mushrooms Soup This is a creamy, wonderful recipe- great for the holidays or even those chilly evenings when you want something cozy to eat.  My daughter Lacey, who is an avid mushroom hater, used to devour this … Continue reading

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My Favorite Caesar Salad

This is a recipe from one of my dearest friends, Brad. While visiting him in CT on our Girl’s Only Summer Road Trip 2 summers ago, we gathered at his apartment for an impromptu dinner party. Present were my daughter … Continue reading

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Sunday Gravy with Meatballs and Sausage

Exhausting weekend, each second of the day promised to an activity…Saturday morning  dress fittings for my sister’s wedding, followed by singing in a church service, followed by stage managing a Doo Wop show at the clubhouse…then up really early to … Continue reading


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Game Day Salsa!

This is a non-fat salsa that is ZERO Weight Watchers Points Plus. I’m going to my sisters for Super Bowl Sunday, and we are having a Mexican themed feast. So…here’s my contribution to the festivities! First, a Weight Watchers friendly … Continue reading

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When Dinner is Just Salad…

Mark and Lacey are working late tonight so it’s just me and the cat home for dinner tonight. I decided to make a nice, filling low-point salad for dinner, but not just any salad- one that’s interesting so I don’t … Continue reading

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Presenting: Amazing (pasta free) Veggie Lasagna

I love to watch Dr.Oz. Last week he had the spokesperson for Weight Watchers on, the beautiful and insanely talented Jennifer Hudson. She was talking about how she changed her eating habits, the usual weight loss jazz. Then Dr. Oz … Continue reading

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Fennel Mushroom Salad…Try it you’ll like it!

Ok, so I get bored with the same old same old. Here’s a tasty little low point salad that’s delicious and flavorful. This healthy salad will only cost you the price of the 3 teaspoons of Olive Oil- 3 points. … Continue reading

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