Squash & Spinach Fritters

These tasty little nuggets are pretty easy to make, and versatile – although the recipe calls for spaghetti squash, they worked just fine with acorn squash. It’s definitely important to squeeze as much moisture as possible out of the vegetables; and thinner fritters cook more easily than thick ones. The sriracha mayo makes the dish! … Read more

Weight Watchers Free Vegetable Soup

Here’s the classic – darn good! This recipe makes a double batch. And it’s soooooo much better if you make it with homemade chicken stock, instead of the canned stuff. Although Better Than Bouillon brand concentrate is pretty good in a pinch.¬† I like to stew some chunks of lamb or beef separately* so that … Read more

Whipped sweet potatoes with caramelized apples

This dish isn’t as sickly-sweet as some sweet potato casseroles, because the sweetness comes from the apples rather than mounds of brown sugar or marshmallows. For a fancier, casserole-style sweet potato dish try this one. 3 lbs sweet potatoes, baked 3 T unsalted butter 2 T heavy cream (optional) 1/2 c applesauce (optional) 1 t … Read more

Seafood Tower

1 c water 1/4 c Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette (below) 1 t salt 4 jumbo shrimp 2 jumbo scallops 1/4 c cilantro lime vinaigrette Tomato Caper Relish (below) Bring the water, 1/4 c vinaigrette and salt to a boil in saucepan. add shrimp & scallops, reduce heat to 170 de3grees. Poach for 5 minutes until shrimp … Read more