Raspberry Walnut Caprese Bites

Today I participated in a Cook Off that had an appetizer category. I wanted to make something tasty, fast, and easily shared. I love Caprese Salads and this is a tasting version that is just a great refreshing bite. Enjoy! If you make this recipe let me know!  Raspberry Walnut Caprese Bites 1 Container Mozzerella…

Rethinking Cake

Today is my Dad’s 77th Birthday so I thought I’d take this opportunity – since this is a blog about weight loss and food – to discuss these automatic feelings that surface when you face celebrations as a person trying to lose or maintain weight. The first thing most people think about when they hear…

Italian Zucchini Boats

I used to eat very mindlessly. I ate a lot of junk so the taste was always good but never good for you. Now, I have a limited amount of space to eat and some nutritional goals that I have to maintain as well. Since surgery food has become more than something to do when…

Sausage and Quinoa Stuffed Onions

I was never much of a cook. My lack of cooking is almost legendary. My husband is my perfect match because he loves cooking and grocery shopping which are two things I could live without. One of the things that really had to change when I had my RNY surgery was I had to learn how to cook.

After much trial and error, I started to learn about seasonings and food combinations and really getting into the calorie counts. It started to become challenging in a good way and even a little bit fun. Many people have asked me about my recipes since I can be a bit of a post-a-holic on Facebook and Instagram.