Appetizer cheesecake? MmmmHmmmm…

SAVORY SUN-DRIED TOMATO APPETIZER CHEESECAKE A little different…but when it comes to cheesecake anything is good!  This one will be a hit on your celebration tables, or at any potluck, BBQ, or picnic. For low-carb-hardly-any-calories serve with assorted cut veggies to dip.   The add-ins are really up to you.  Sub out the tomatoes for…

Deviled Eggs…yet another way

SOUTHWEST DEVILED EGGS I mean, really…can you have too many deviled eggs?!  This is on old recipe that I’ve made for a long time and love.  How spicy depends on your taste, but when the snack attack comes around, you’ll be ready with a plate of these in the fridge. ~~~~     10 hard-boiled…

Beautiful party appetizer – no work at all!

CARAMEL PECAN BRIE For your Holiday parties, or when you want to feel a little more up-scale watching the game – this quick appetizer is easy and impressive. I’ve used it with Cinnamon Bliss and it’s wonderful…if you have that, it will be truly sugar free.  If not, the Whey Low Gold, and my caramel…

Peppermint Cheese Ball…a beautiful Holiday dessert

CHOCOLATE-MINT CHEESE BALL Just in time for the Holiday dessert tables that are everywhere you go.  You can’t escape this time of year – the buffets, the lunch rooms, the office parties, and hundred and one other occasions to eat…each filled with stuff we shouldn’t have. This one everybody will love – whether they like…

Ricotta Spinach Cups – a gorgeous little appetizer

RICOTTA-SPINACH CUPS Pretty little bites, just right for a quick lunch with a crisp green salad.  They can also be used as appetizers for any party.  Guests will adore these and most of the work can be done ahead. Pre-bake the wrappers and store them in an airtight container once cool.  Make the filling and…

Lemon Basil Dip or Dressing

LEMON BASIL DIP This dip is great on fish, chicken, burgers, or even a crisp green salad. ~~~~     1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Splenda 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup light sour cream 1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise Freshly ground black pepper In a…

Again with the stuffed mushrooms…

ITALIAN SAUSAGE-STUFFED MUSHROOMS Two or three of these little wonders and a mound of fresh, mixed greens…the perfect lunch. They also reheat beautifully in the microwave. And what’s the best thing?  No simple carbs…no bread crumbs, no flour.  Just meat and cheese – make them a perfect high-protein choice. ~~~~   Vegetable cooking spray One…

Get ’em while the gettin’s good!

AVOCADO DEVILED EGGS These will not last long…take them to a party or a potluck and they will disappear before your eyes! Handsome little devils, for sure.   High-protein eggs filled with creamy good-for-us avocados…WOW.  Make lots. ~~~~     (Prepare these not too long before serving, as the avocados may turn dark.) 6 hard…