Low-Fat Ravioli Made Easy!

Lean Turkey Sausage and Spinach Ravioli We love ravioli with a light tomato sauce, but store-bought versions had several problems. Light ravioli were hard to find, and when we did find them they were more often than not in the freezer section. Fresh versions were good but we found them to be quite expensive and not […]

Keep it Simple Summer Tomato Salad

  This salad is so healthy and simple and one of the best things we’ve eaten all summer. Treat yourself and your family with a trip to a local farmer’s market. We never used to go to farmer’s markets before our weight loss, and are so happy we do now! It’s a fun family activity […]

Healthy and Delicious Summer Pasta Salad

This pasta salad recipe is your summers’ best kept secret! Not only is it delicious and creamy, but it has absolutely no mayonnaise at all! We replaced the mayo with a mixture of fat-free ranch salad dressing and fat-free sour cream. Throw in some diced tomatoes, reduced-fat bacon bits and scallions and you have the […]


So we ventured into the world of candy this holiday season and discovered some interesting things about chocolate in the process. We had a recipe for chocolate bark that I happened to make for a picnic we had last summer. I loved it because it literally took 5 minutes to make and there was no […]

Low-Fat Apple Strudel

The trick to keeping this recipe low in fat and calories is using phyllo dough instead of puff pastry. Phyllo dough can be hard to work with but we discovered parchment paper makes things a lot easier. Place a sheet of it on both your work surface and your baking sheet. Lay your phyllo dough […]