Monthly Archives: October 2010

Souped up WW Progresso Clam Chowder

The Progresso Weight Watchers soups are great for being low in points (even though they’re high in salt).  They’re also good for being a tasty way to fill up at night when you are starving.  However, they do not have … Continue reading

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Lentil and Roasted Veggie Salad with Goat Cheese

Sorry I didn’t post yesterday.  I was going to do another oldie but goodie, but then I decided to try something new for dinner.  We went to see David Sedaris in Boulder and it was late when we got home.  But … Continue reading

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Gingered Butternut and Carrot Soup

A few years ago I went with my Grandma to see a speaker.  The event was held at a commune, for lack of a better word, near Fort Collins, CO.  It was a beautiful place in a lush little valley.  … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Pie

Today we had our friends Emily and Pete Hays, along with their little son Henry,  over for lunch.  We had a great time chatting and having the guys get to know each other better (Ben had not met Pete or … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Last night we had the end of our left over steaks from our wedding (and yes, I did budget my daily points for the steak).  I wanted to have the traditional baked potatoes for our meat and potatoes dinner.  But … Continue reading

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The Inspiration

I love food.  I love growing it, cooking it, and eating it.  This has caused a problem because I have one of those wonderfully slow metabolisms.  A few years ago I lost about 70 pounds on Weight Watchers.  Then I … Continue reading

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