Pulled Pork Taco Pin

I’m in the mood for something…Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Call me crazy but I enjoy cravings.  Not the sudden got-to-have-it-now feelings that happen from time to time.  I like the quiet rolling around in the back of my mind sort of cravings.  These are the little seeds getting ready to sprout an idea for a recipe or an excuse to try a new restaurant.  Cravings present an opportunity for…

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Yesterday the Sun Came Out

I really thought that I was going to make it through this winter one step ahead of a full blown SADD attack. Things had been going well and there were enough breaks in the gloomy weather to keep the blues at an arms length. Unfortunately I was ill prepared for the mid-February grey spell that just ended; it was a…

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The Boring-Lunch Cure

Typical diet food has a reputation for looking boring.  Personally, I prefer to avoid food that either looks or tastes boring.  The adage that we first eat with our eyes influences my approach to all meals and snacks.  If my lunch is a Lean Cuisine I almost always transfer it to a plate and add a side salad and some…

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Lazy Baker Pancake Muffins

For the past few weeks I have been dragging my butt around. I keep pushing through all of the things on my to-do list trying to convince myself that I am not as tired as I feel. The truth is I am just plain exhausted. I don’t know if I am fighting off a virus or battling the late winter…

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Pam, My Motivational Speaker

In previous posts I have mentioned our Weight Watchers leader, Pam.  She has played a tremendous role in all the changes that both myself and Mr. Second Helpings have made over the past 3 ½ years.  I feel extremely blessed to be able to hear her straight-forward words of wisdom every Monday evening.  I am particularly fond of her “and…

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