Guiltless Blue Cheese Dip/Dressing


With summer quickly approaching, I’m doing my best to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor. I’ve been marinating chicken wings (yes, I’m baking them), and decided I wanted a blue cheese dip to accompany them this time, but know that packs a punch with fat and calories, so was on the hunt for a lighter recipe.Continue reading “Guiltless Blue Cheese Dip/Dressing”

Ranch Dip/Dressing


Being from Upstate New York, I grew up consuming a LOT of Buffalo wings, which were normally served with blue cheese dressing on the side. Flash forward many years… and now, when I do eat wings, I usually dip them in Ranch. However, I don’t keep Ranch dressing in my fridge, so decided to makeContinue reading “Ranch Dip/Dressing”

Cornbread and Bacon Muffin’ Stuffin


I was watching The Chew last Friday (again) and saw Carla Hall & Daphne Oz make this incredible muffin stuffing recipe, and decided this was going to be on menu this year since I’m just cooking for one (me). I really love the idea of individual servings, and the fact that you can customize theseContinue reading “Cornbread and Bacon Muffin’ Stuffin”

Cafe Nordstrom’s Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette


UPDATE: My expert Nordstrom Cafe taste-tester friend came over to my office yesterday to try out the dressing, and after she paused for a minute, I knew something wasn’t right with the vinaigrette . She said it was still very good, but not THE dressing. So, it was back to the drawing board. I didContinue reading “Cafe Nordstrom’s Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette”

Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce


Here’s a healthier version of the traditional blue cheese dressing/dip to accompany my healthy chicken wings, or use in your salad. Ingredients 1/3 cup light or fat-free small curd cottage cheese 1/2 tsp. white wine vinegar 2 tbsp. fat-free/skim milk 1/8 tsp. white pepper 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp. crumbled blue cheese DirectionsContinue reading “Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce”