Archive for February, 2010

Whoooooo boy. I have got a treat for you. When I first saw this recipe, I had my doubts. For one thing, I knew I’d need to make modifications to bring out the flavor of the chicken and herbs. For another, while rice is a suitable addition to this meal, I felt that a good […]


This recipe has been a staple for Peter and me. I’ve put down the most basic form of the recipe – which is tasty – but you should feel free to toss in just about any veggie (celery, carrot, and broccoli work great), if it suits your taste. Did I mention this recipe will make […]


I want to share a special recipe with you. Cream-based soups are a cornerstone of my comfort-food diet. When I realized that the time had come to get serious about eating healthier and dropping some pounds – for the sake of longevity, if nothing else – I despaired over the loss of three things: cheese, […]


If you’re like me, you love rich, creamy dishes. Formerly, I’d load these dishes full of butter (buttah!), heavy cream, olive oil, et cetera. The result would be a dish that, while divine, did less than help me fit into my jeans. What if I told you that, even eating to lose weight, you can […]


I wanted to take a moment and share with you some lunch options that can REALLY make the difference when you’re trying to lose weight. I feel that lunch, especially for those of us who work, needs to satisfy our bodies. We spend eight hours a day working hard, experiencing the general discomfort that goes […]


So, I blanked. I took a pic of the stew this morning, when I threw all the prepped ingredients in the pot, but spaced on getting a pic when it was ready! So, without further ado, here’s the stew. Uncooked. *snortle* Typical Michelle. What I love about this recipe, besides the hearty, savory flavor, is […]


This dish bursts color and a savory-sweet flavor sure to delight your taste buds. And, of course, it’s a great choice for those watching their figure.