Portabella Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Lean Beef Patty

This recipe for stuffed portabella mushroom caps was a trial for me. I wanted to make something gluten free, with no carbs as we are trying to limit them, but not completely stop having them. This did the trick! This were very filling but also very healthy and low calorie too! Ted raved about it! Continue reading “Portabella Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Lean Beef Patty”

Mediterranean Style Herb & Olive Sausages

These Mediterranean Style Herb & Olive Sausages, really take care if the craving for Greek food.  I absolutely love that Kroger’s now has these Mediterranean sausages in the meat deli.  They are only one dollar each.  I have been working on some recipes to use them in because, they are only 140 calories each, so having two is not too bad and just the right amount to feel satisfied.  They are really a time saver and I am looking forward to trying more recipes using them. Continue reading “Mediterranean Style Herb & Olive Sausages”

Pork Chops with French Onion and Mushroom Gravy


Tonight we dined on Pork Chops with French Onion and Mushroom Gravy, just marvelous for a cool fall evening! This recipe is so quick and easy, great for after work.  I made some healthy mac and cheese and white beans with scallions for the sides.  Just seemed to hit the spot.  I had one happy husband for sure!  Continue reading “Pork Chops with French Onion and Mushroom Gravy”

Chewy Cherry Bars (lower calorie version)


This recipe, while baking made the house smell like the holidays, so I have this on radar for work parties and our family holiday’s too!   This is an adaptation of the weight watchers cake and cola sweets.  This was easy to make and about 175 on the calories.   It was pretty to look at too! Continue reading “Chewy Cherry Bars (lower calorie version)”