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Jalapeno Poppers

jalapeno poppersThese are the simplest, easiest, tastiest and pretty healthy snack!  I got the recipe from The Pioneer Woman Cooks.  I skinnied it up by subbing low-fat cream cheese for full fat and center cut bacon for regular (as well as just putting the bacon on top instead of wrapping all the way around).   Now you can take the calories you saved and drink a Margarita with it! Continue reading Jalapeno Poppers

Healthy Mashed Potatoes

healthy mashed potatoes

Who doesn’t love comforting, delicious mashed potatoes?  The problem is that too many recipes have you drown them in butter and cream to make them rich.  This recipe replaces the butter with low-fat cream cheese for richness and chicken broth replaces the cream.  End result are delicious healthy mashed potatoes that you can eat anytime.

The family will love it!  Believe me, Will and Brian are crazy about them and every time my Mom makes mashed, they ask her to put the cream cheese in it!  Mom, here’s the recipe 😉 Continue reading Healthy Mashed Potatoes