Skillet Lasagna

Another adaptation of a Weight Watchers recipe. The original recipe calls for egg noodles. Obviously, I had to find something else since Dietrich is allergic to eggs. 16 oz. of low-fat turkey sausage 1 1/2 cups low fat cottage cheese 8 oz. spiral noodles 8 tsp. Parmesan Cheese 2...

Italian Chicken Bake

This recipe is modified from the back of the Heart Smart Bisquick box. The look and taste are like a chicken pizza. It is a recipe for two, so you would need to adjust it for your family size. 1/3 cup Heart Smart Bisquick (though I would guess any...

Prayer: God is waiting…

In C.S. Lewis’ The Magician’s Nephew, the Lion, Aslan, sends a young boy, Diggory and his friend, Polly, on a mission. They find themselves hungry and without food when they set up camp for the night. Diggory and Polly discuss their need for food, not grass, with the flying horse,...

The Difference a Day Makes

Yesterday We were supposed to be napping. Instead, Dietrich wanted to play, after all, he is three. As he played with the pillows, blanket, and my hands, I found myself staring at my reflection in his eyes. I then began to wonder how this darling child sees me. Lately,...

My Grief

My grief is my own, no one else’s. It is not right or wrong, nor should anyone judge me for the way I am doing it. My loss, even if we have similar experiences, is not your loss. If you don’t have a similar experience you cannot definitively say...

A special treat: Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is an adapted version of the original TollHouse recipe. 2 cups flour 2 tsp. water (for higher altitudes) 2/3 cup each white and brown sugars 1 tsp each baking soda and salt 2 sticks butter 1 tsp. vanilla 2 Tbsp. Fat free sour cream (to replace two eggs)...

Chicken Divan

This is a favorite of mine, though I have to make it half broccoli and half not in my house (for my husband and not my child!). 2 – 10 oz. package frozen broccoli 4 cooked, shredded (I use the food processor) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 can 98%...

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This recipe is adapted from a lady in my hometown. It’s full of flavor and simple to make. Here’s what you will need: 1 – 16 oz. Container Fat-free sour cream 1 tsp. Garlic Powder salt to taste 1 tsp. Black Pepper* 1 can 98% fat-free cream of chicken...

Pizza Meatloaf

This is an older Weight Watchers recipe with some modifications for my family’s needs. My toddler is allergic to eggs, so I’ve had to make several adjustments, just in case he decides to eat what Mommy is eating. I love this recipe because it’s simple to prepare, freeze, then...

Crock Pot Chicken and Dressing

  or Stuffing, if you are like my husband. Whatever you call it, this is the easiest way you’ll ever make it! Maybe the entree isn’t so pretty to look at, but this crock pot chicken and dressing is as yummy as it is easy to make. Whether you...