Under 100 calories · Vegetarian

Butternut Cheese Sauce

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I am guessing that your desire to cook pumpkin everything has at least diminished slightly. Am I right? I am all about the seasonal pumpkin craze because of all the health benefits that pumpkin provides (packed with vitamins and minerals, low calorie, fiber to keep you full, etc.)… Continue reading Butternut Cheese Sauce

Cakes & Cookies · Recipe Makover · Sweet Treats · Under 100 calories · Vegetarian

Low-Sugar Rhubarb Crisp

It’s one of my absolute favorite times of the year… Rhubarb season! Not only is it delicious, but it signals the start of summer, YAY! Joseph and I were in Grand Rapids this weekend visiting the fam for birthdays and for me to run the River Bank run. We were sitting on his parent’s patio… Continue reading Low-Sugar Rhubarb Crisp

Snack · Under 100 calories

Chipotle Adobo Black Bean Hummus

Since I got my food process I have been using it almost daily, which is fabulous. What’s not so fabulous is we don’t have enough counter space to keep it out. So that means lugging it in and out of the closet- which is better than up the stairs, where we first kept it. I’ve… Continue reading Chipotle Adobo Black Bean Hummus

Appetizer · Snack · Soups, salads, and sandwiches · Under 100 calories

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Pinwheels

I don’t know how your workplace is, but for me, we are always in the process of coordinating some sort of party/potluck- or at least that’s the way it feels. They’re nice because they break up the work day and give you something to look forward to, but I always feel like I am left… Continue reading Black Bean & Sweet Potato Pinwheels

Cakes & Cookies · Snack · Sweet Treats · Under 100 calories

Frosted Chocolate Snack Cake

Chocolate is something you just can’t deny yourself. It’s just wrong. And I will admit that I have been not denying myself like I mad woman all week. Stress, fatigue, it all lead me to the community candy jars at work, usually a good ol’ Charleston Chew does the trick. But when it “does the… Continue reading Frosted Chocolate Snack Cake

Snack · Sweet Treats · Under 100 calories

Sweet N’ Salty Popcorn

I am a snacker. Big time. I can’t go more than a couple hours without eating otherwise I get Cranky– with a capitol C! It’s not pretty. Seriously though, it could be Thanksgiving and I will have had seconds thirds and I will be going back for more after a quick break. My family has always… Continue reading Sweet N’ Salty Popcorn

Soups, salads, and sandwiches · Under 100 calories · Vegetarian

Rhubarb Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Guess what season it is?! If you said spring, well, I guess you are right, but that’s not exactly what I had in mind… RHUBARB SEASON! A.k.a. Colleen’s favorite time of the year. Rhubarb crumble, rhubarb bread, rhubarb jam, etc. I love it all. This year I am doing a lot of experimenting with it,… Continue reading Rhubarb Poppy Seed Salad Dressing