• Recipe of the Week: Chip’s Zucchini Bread

      Yesterday, when Leeanne, Chip, and I got together to work on the second edition of our textbook, Chip presented both Leeanne and me with homemade zucchini bread. When I got home last night, I made a cup of tea and sliced myself a piece of this bread. I still had a lot of Weight Watchers points left, and the one slice cost me 6 points. Let me tell you, it was well worth it. This recipe is delicious. She used Splenda in her version, but said it’s a little more moist with regular sugar. Either way, it’s a win-win, it’s so tasty. When I asked Chip if she wouldn’t…

  • Weekly Recipe: Chicken, Turkey Sausage & Kale

      Chicken, Turkey Sausage, and Kale This week, it’s a healthy meal so we can fit into our bathing suits (well, some of you might be able to … I’ve got a ways to go). Anyway, it’s Chicken, Turkey Sausage & Kale, and the video above will tell you how to make it. More specifics and the recipe are below. My husband and kids love this recipe. As I mention in the video, you can add pasta or beans to this if you want it to be a little more hearty. Ingredients: Chicken breasts or tenders, cut and sauteed in pan with olive oil Turkey sausage (I buy the hot…

  • My Least Favorite Question: “What Are We Having For Dinner?”

    It goes without saying that in most homes—most, not all—it’s the woman who does the cooking. (I realize there are exceptions to this rule because I know women who are lucky enough to have their husbands cook dinner, so ignore this if you’re one of those…) Therefore, it’s typically the woman’s job to “create” the dinner. Because of that, we get to hear the question that goes on repeat for all 365 days of the year: “What are We Having For Dinner?” I don’t know! Do I look like a recipe book? That being said, what if I don’t feel like being “creative” about dinner. I’ve been creative all day,…