Showing posts from October, 2014

Stuffed Mushrooms with Cauliflower & Smoked Gouda

The Recipe: Healthy finger food, a favorite for holiday gatherings. The trick is to roast the mushrooms first, before stuffing, a tip that works for all stuffed mushrooms. Here I've stuffed the mushrooms with a rich-tasting low-cal, low-carb and gluten-free mixture of cauliflower, the mushroom stems (no waste!) and a touch of smoked gouda cheese, just enough to bind it all together. For Weight Watchers, two mushrooms add up to just a single point! Not into mushrooms? I've got six more ideas for healthy finger foods! The Conversation: Defying the aisles of seasonal "foods" with healthy appetizers and healthy finger food. And so here we go, that wild ride to year's end. The weeks between now and then will fly past with few moments to breathe let alone stop and reflect. They'll be intense, they'll be fun but do you feel the mounting tension? (And is anyone else already looking forward to January?) It's also the season where rich food tempts us

Fun Pretzel Roll Hot Dogs

For a fun treat for kids (maybe?) and grown-ups (for sure!), hollow out soft pretzel sticks, stuff 'em with hot dogs, heat 'em up and dip in a little mustard. What a great make-ahead, on-the-run sandwich for parties, tailgaters, campers, hunters! Make-Ahead Party Food, Fast & Fun. Hearty & Filling. Budget Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Easy DIY.

Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Is everybody else seeing pumpkin everywhere you turn? It's that time of year! Here's a great way to make spur-of-the-moment Pumpkin Spice Lattes with hand-mixed Pumpkin Pie Spice (my recipe includes cardamom), a frothy pumpkin-y "coffee creamer" and strong coffee. Weight Watchers, you're going to love this one, so good and just 110 calories! PSLs, Made from Scratch. Real Food, Fresh & Seasonal. Real Food, Fresh & Inventive. Mere Minutes to the Table. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Easy DIY. Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free.