Low Calorie Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Tis the season for pumpkin and cranberry recipes, but what do you do when you’re stuck with bananas? The Kid asks for bananas every time I go to the store, and half the time I find them turning a lovely shade of dark brown. I’ve used plenty of them recently in double chocolate banana bread, […]

White Turkey Chili

The other day The Kid and I went to the mall to kill some time. We wandered into Williams Sonoma which (surprise!) is one of my favorite stores. I rarely buy anything in there, but I do like to take advantage of their Nespresso demonstrations and gladly sit through a sales pitch to get my […]

Spicy Turkey Noodle Soup

The weather here lately has really sucked. It’s been freezing cold, rainy, misty, or unseasonably warm and sweaty. Gah. If it’s going to be weather like this, it should at least snow or look pretty. Nope. Just plain bleh weather. I confess I actually went out and bought a heated blanket so I could sit […]

Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust

We’ve got two months left in the year and lots of holidays between now and then. Statistics say some of you set resolutions to lose weight this year or improve your health by eating better.  Are you one of them? How have you done so far this year? You’ve still got two whole months left […]

Three Problems With IIFYM and How to Fix Them

IIFYM stands for If It Fits Your Macros, and if you’ve been on the dieting scene for any length of time, I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept on a high level. You figure out your calorie needs for your goal, come up with a set of protein/fat/carb numbers to hit daily, and get to […]