Originally posted on CJ'S Loving Food Tour:
The bacon taco shell is fairly easy to make at home. Ingredients: 4 strips of bacon (your choice of flavor) Prep: Just create an overlapping bacon “fabric” by weaving the strips together. Drape the shell over a taco-shaped mold (such as aluminum foil or small Pyrex bowls)…

Catching Up

  I have been busy these past couple of days preparing for our garage sale.  They are a lot of work, but the “stuff” has to move.  What we didn’t sell ended up going to Good Will.  So all in all, I guess it was a success. I can’t possible forget to mention that I…

Veggie-tize your Pizza

Today was a good day.  I actually managed to get 30 minutes on the treadmill.  I ate better, but alas, I only tracked breakfast.  Better than nothing, I guess.  I have been busy at work as well as preparing for a garage sale this Saturday.  So it’s been hectic, to say the least. Not much time…

Food For Thought

I was watching Dr. Oz the other day and he had a segment on what you should eat when trying to lose weight and what type of exercises are better and what to avoid.  I thought I would share that information with you. SNACKSWhat not to snack on.  Do not snack on any type of…

Key Find of the week

I am definitely an amateur when it comes to decorating, which includes cakes, cookies, cupcakes, etc.  But in my shopping adventures with the hubby, I came across this Cookie & Cupcake Decorating Set from Kuhn Rikon.   I figured for less than $15.00, I want to try the set.  It retails for $24.00. I used the…

Meyer Lemon Pancake Cupcakes

The hubby is a huge fan of Pancakes. I was out surfing the blogosphere when I stumbled across a similar recipe at createdby-diane.com  I decided to try my had at Meyer lemon pancake cupcakes.  These should be considered special treats since they are 6 PP each. Ingredients  Makes 12 6 PP per cupcake 2 cups…

Grilled Tuna Steaks

The hubby and I were at Fresh & Easy today and I decided to pick up some fresh Albacore tuna for dinner tonight.  With just a few ingredients you can have a flavorful dish in minutes.l Serves 2 6 PPper serving Ingredients 2 fresh tuna steaks, 1-inch thick, 6 oz each 1 tablespoon fresh lemon…

Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again

Today I went to my first official Weight Watchers meeting since I quit.  I am officially up 9 pounds from my goal weight.  That is ok.  It was no surprise to me.  My clothes had already told me what the scale confirmed.  I am trying to fill that hunger void with a cup of hot…

Easy cheesy pinwheel snacks

These fun little appetizers are low in PP but are packed with flavor.  Surprise your guests with these tasty treats at your next party. Makes 16 pinwheels 1 PP per pinwheel Ingredients       1 package reduced fat crescent rolls 4 tablespoons Hormel bacon bits 4 Laughing Cow or Weight Watchers brand wedges 1/2 cup chopped…

Broccoli Slaw

The other day I was shopping at Safeway and I stopped by the deli department to pick up some deli meats.  The deli clerk asked me if I wanted to buy any of their salads.  She had me try the broccoli slaw.  I thought it was fantastic.  She told me all the ingredients and instead…

Not So Secret – Light Red Velvet Cupcakes

Confession time.  I love Red Velvet Cake.   I knew there had to be a lighter version out there in the blogosphere. It’s always a challenge to lower the fat in baking.  I have many epic fails to prove it too. :)  Chiquita Banana’s website had a red velvet cupcake recipe that I knew I had…

Cantaloupe and Prosciutto Salad

During the summer months I enjoy indulging in fresh sweet fruit.  One of my favorite combinations is prosciutto and melon.  Whatever tasty greens you have on hand will work in this tasty cantaloupe and prosciutto salad recipe. Sweet, juicy melon and dry, cured ham is a classic flavor combination that makes for a surprisingly filling…