Category: Main Course

chicken parm on the skinny

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean only salads and steamed veggies….casseroles can be a part of the menu as well, and this chicken parm casserole is a skinny but delicious dinner that everyone is sure to love.   I have made several chicken parmesans over the years, it is The …

bringing the sassy with salmon

Is there ever a wrong time to add a little a sass to your dinner table.  Ok, now I am not talking about sassy back talk from your tween’s or teenagers, but how about a little sass on the table with a super delicious salmon dish? Now a sassy dish …

black beans and options

The weekend is almost here and that means some much needed downtime (hopefully), some family time and hopefully a good meal (or two).  For us I love to break out the slow cooker on the weekends as much as the weekdays as I just love smelling the yumminess all day …

taking chicken soup to the next level

Chicken soup is a childhood memory that is one of my favorites for sure.  Growing up we had several versions that would show up every once in a while.  Sometimes it was chicken and rice, or chicken and noodles and when we went to my MeeMaws it was chicken n …

oh so good…skinny chicken and rice

Even when I am trying to eat lighter and make better choices there is one thing that I must have…CHEESE.  Now I know this is not the best must have, I mean obviously must having veggies are a better option but as long as I can have some cheese every now …

Lightened-up enchilada soup? Yes, its good

Enchilada soup is one of my most favorite soups of all time.  There is just something about the chicken with the spices and the broth with the cheese that makes my life oh so happy! So one of my favorite enchilada soups of all time is at the restaurant Chili’s. …

starting 2016 with a bang & spaghetti

Don’t let the name of this dish fool you…this cream cheese spaghetti is still an under 400 calorie dinner that is perfect for your busy nights. It is no secret that I love my slow cooker but I especially love it when it involves pasta.  I think I could eat …

homemade is so worth it

I cannot believe that 2016 is already here.  With all the traveling and family obligations the Holidays had the last few weeks just flew by.  Don’t get me wrong it was an amazing Christmas.  My nephew, Wesley, was loving everything the season had…except maybe Santa… and it was so fun …

A special treat…beef tenderloin

In my family beef is always on the menu for special events and this Peppercorn Crusted Beef Tenderloin is quite the treat.   As I have mentioned before my Mammaw is in a memory care facility and sometimes leaving there can be difficult for her (especially in the evening) so …

traditional makes a great roast

Not too long ago The Hubby and I went on one of our infamous shopping trips to Costco.  You know one of those trips where you not only get the essentials such as endless amounts of toilet paper and paper towels but you also end up with way too much …