Appetizers, Side Dishes, Snack

Cheddar & Broccoli Potato Rounds

This is day 2 of accountability for me. I started my day off with my favorite breakfast sandwich. It’s an English muffin with an egg white and 1/2 slice of American cheese. It doesn’t sound very exciting but I love it and it fills me up. I calculate it at 6 points since I scrape out some of the muffin. Continue reading “Cheddar & Broccoli Potato Rounds”

Dinner, Salad, Side Dishes

Strawberry Chicken Balsamic Salad – 7 SmartPoints/4 Flex Points

This salad was even better than I thought it would be. Even the kiddos liked it. I don’t usually get away with making a salad for dinner, but they were happy about this one! I also served them some mini pitas with it. That helped fill them up.  Continue reading “Strawberry Chicken Balsamic Salad – 7 SmartPoints/4 Flex Points”

Appetizers, Side Dishes

Spinach Dip Cups

I love spinach dip. The problem is I love it too much. I could easily finish half of a container from the store…in one sitting. I made these spinach dip cups and they helped me stick to my points. Two spinach dip cups is only 3 SmartPoints. This means I fulfill my spinach dip craving for not a lot of points. Continue reading “Spinach Dip Cups”

Appetizers, Side Dishes

Twice Baked Potatoes – 3 Smart Points

Potatoes are a major comfort food for a lot of people. I’m one of them. I grew up in a meat and potatoes household. I didn’t like it very much at the time, but now I can’t imagine a life without them. Mainly the potatoes. There are so many yummy things you can do with potatoes! Twice baked are my favorite. The way I used to make them involved a lot of butter, whole milk…things that taste good but aren’t good for your waistline. Since I can’t live without twice baked potatoes, I lightened up the recipe. Continue reading “Twice Baked Potatoes – 3 Smart Points”