Merry Christmas! Here’s an easy holiday treat that everyone will love! With just 140 calories (4 + points), 18 carbs, and a mere teaspoon of sugar each, these deceptively decadent beauties will feel like they’ve been sent from Santa himself!
The cupcakes are moist and oh-so-chocolatey, with just a hint of of peppermint. The crowning glory is fluffy whipped cream cheese frosting topped with crushed peppermint candy. Add it all together, and all I can say is ho-ho-ho! [...]
It wouldn’t be Christmas without these chocolaty, peppermint filled gems. Our Christmas tradition is to put a batch in the oven as we start to decorate the tree, and by the time we are half way through, I’m pulling them out of the oven much to my boys delight. They like them best when the outside is dried and crackly , but the inside is still a bit soft – with the chocolate oh-so-melty and the peppermint chewy…. [...]
Pumpkin Spice Latte: Just like the coffee shop favorite / just one carb choice / none of the added sugar.
This got its name because every time I make it, my family says "Oh, I love those potatoes!" You can make this with waxy potatoes, if you want, but russets brown much better. [...]
If you know me, you know I love garlic. There is no such thing as too much garlic, which is why Chicken with Champagne and 40 Cloves of Garlic is one of my favorites. The combination of the garlic and the subtleness of the champagne pair really well here. Adding champagne brings out a nice flavor and an elegance that will impress any guest. [...]
Peach and Black Bean Salsa with Chips Salsa usually refers to a tomato-based, sometimes spicy sauce that’s served dip-style with tortilla chips. Here, however, the tried and true gets a new twist. Instead of tomato, there’s juicy peach. (Hint: Use a fully ripened peach so that it’s [...]
Tahini-Dressed Roasted Eggplant Like Middle Eastern cuisine? You’ll love this dazzling side dish of tahini-dressed roasted eggplant rounds, arranged in layers that are lovingly interspersed with fresh parsley. It’s a showstopper, so also consider serving it as a stand-alone appetizer. [...]
Savory Mediterranean Oats (From “The With or Without Meat Cookbook”, p. 19) When it’s all about cooking just for you, treat yourself to this clever morning main dish designed for one. Think of it like a creamy risotto, but with oats as the grain of choice. The goat cheese and basil [...]
For more healthy recipes by Aviva Goldfarb, visit her site at The Six O’Clock Scramble. Turkey and Wild Rice Salad Prep time 10 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins Because I can’t stand to see good food go to waste, I try to find ways to use up all the odds and [...]
For more healthy recipes by Aviva Goldfarb, visit her site at The Six O’Clock Scramble. Sweet Whole Wheat Cornbread Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins This sweet cornbread, made with whole wheat flour, is a quick and easy side dish for Thanksgiving, but you [...]
For more healthy recipes by Aviva Goldfarb, visit her site at The Six O’Clock Scramble. Baked Risotto with Spinach and Cremini Mushrooms Prep time 30 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 1 hour Perfect risotto without having to stir it for 30 minutes straight! This is a wonderful [...]
For more healthy recipes by Aviva Goldfarb, visit her site at The Six O’Clock Scramble. French Cassoulet with White Beans and Sausage Prep time 5 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 30 mins Cassoulet is a French bean stew that is usually made with meat, tomatoes and spices. This [...]
For more healthy recipes by Aviva Goldfarb, visit her site at The Six O’Clock Scramble. Garden Quichelettes Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins Apparently everyone knows about these little egg and veggie bites except me. I had a version of them recently at the [...]
For more healthy recipes by Aviva Goldfarb, visit her site at The Six O’Clock Scramble. Homemade Ranch Dressing with Carrots and Broccoli Prep time 5 mins Cook time 3 mins Total time 8 mins Homemade Ranch Dressing is so easy to make. Now you can add it to your list for healthy [...]
Chicken, Barley, and Bow-Tie Soup Prep time 15 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 55 mins When you are going through chemotherapy, it may be difficult to find the energy and appetite to eat protein-rich nutritious meals. Chicken, Barley, and Bow-tie Soup from Holly Clegg’s Trim [...]