Tag: Dairy-Free

Moroccan Carrot Couscous Salad

A nice change of pace from your typical pasta salad, this Moroccan-Spiced Carrot Couscous Salad uses Israeli couscous as its base and simmers together in a single skillet with shredded carrots, minced garlic, ground cumin and paprika. Once cooked, it is finished off by stirring in fresh chopped Italian parsley and red wine vinegar before…

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Warm Refried Black Bean Dip

Tastier than bland canned refried beans, this easy refried black bean dip offers all the flavors you’d expect from your favorite from scratch Mexican meal—chiles, garlic, tomatoes and tortillas. And each serving is much lower in saturated fat than more traditional refried beans because this recipe uses olive oil instead of lard. With just 6…

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Raspberry Nectarine Terrine

Around here, we love all things Jello—including this terrine dessert made with unflavored gelatin and fresh nectarines and raspberries. A “terrine” is nothing more than a mixture (in this case Jello, fruit and zero calorie sweetener) that is prepared in advance and then chilled in its pan and usually served in slices. It’s really just…

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Instant Pot Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Did you know that you can make deliciously healthy baked goods right in your Instant Pot pressure cooker? This is a great option for those of who live in warm climates and want to use the oven as little as possible in the hot summer months. These naturally sweetened chewy peanut butter granola bars are…

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Peanut Butter ‘n Chocolate Nice Cream

Dairy-Free Peanut Butter and Chocolate “Nice” Cream Looking for a deliciously creamy frozen treat that doesn’t contain any dairy? If you love chocolate and peanut butter, you’ll want to give this easy homemade ice cream alternative a try. Just four common ingredients and a few minutes with a food processor (or high-powered blender) are all…

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Blackberry Breakfast Sausage Patties

Homemade sausage patties enhanced with fresh thyme, sage and juicy blackberries are a family-favorite accompaniment to the weekend breakfast or brunch table. With about 150 calories each, they are both low in carbs and packed with protein. How Many Calories and WW Points in these Blackberry Sausage Patties? According to my calculations, each patty has…

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Chickpea Tabbouleh

Naturally gluten-free and low in carbs, this mashed chickpea tabbouleh is seasoned with fresh garlic, lemon juice and a mountain of chopped Italian parsley. It makes a wonderful topping for crackers, naan and mini flatbreads. Or stir in a little leftover shredded rotisserie chicken breast or tuna for low-carb, protein-packed lunch. How Many Calories and…

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Healthy Low Calorie Sheet Pan Chicken & Vegetables

I’m excited to share this easy, healthy sheet pan chicken and vegetables today. It’s a delicious family friendly one dish dinner that can be modified all kinds of ways. I adapted it from one of my favorite WW cookbooks: the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook SmartPoints Edition (2016) If you are looking for a tasty…

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No-Bake Chia Carrot Cake Bites

Looking for an easy-to-make treat that makes a great breakfast, lunchbox treat or after school snack? With all the flavors of your favorite carrot cake, these low calorie no-bake carrot cake bites with no added sugar just might fit the bill. The dates provide the natural sweetness and the chia seeds pack a little nutritious…

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