Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Weight Watchers mini cherry cheesecakes
    Weight Watchers mini cherry cheesecakes Weight Watchers mini cherry cheesecakes

    Weight Watchers mini cherry cheesecakes

Weight Watchers mini cherry cheesecakes

This might come as a shock to some of you considering my love for all things sweet but I’m on Weight Watchers. The first time I joined Weight Watchers, it helped me lose the weight from baby number 1. In fact, after giving birth in 2009, I lost a total of nearly 70 pounds thanks to the program and exercise. A few months after having baby number 2 in November of 2012, I was eager to join Weight Watchers again to get myself in shape. And now, I’m just a few pounds from my goal weight. I’m a real believer in the program…I love it because I can still fulfill my sweet tooth – but within reason. And this works for me. Sometimes, however, I do try a lighter version of a classic just to give me my sugar fix. I made this recipe a few months ago when we […]

  • Glazed lemon pound cake Glazed lemon pound cake

    Glazed lemon pound cake

Glazed lemon pound cake

It’s about that time of year when my after-dinner cravings are for something a bit lighter, tangier, fresher. I’m not as likely to reach for the dense-chocolate cake or the decadent cheesecake, the fruits are plentiful and ripe and in abundance. Still, sometimes you want to have something on hand for when company comes over on the weekend, and this recipe perfectly fits the bill. This recipe comes from Real Simple magazine, a publication I am often ripping pages out of due to the high success rate. Substitutions: I didn’t make any, but I would have no hesitation in using lower-fat Greek yogurt. Would I make this again? Certainly, the tang of the lemon pairs nicely with the sugary glaze and it’s just the thing to serve alongside a double long espresso. Grade: Five stars out of five. Simplicity rules here and this recipe is hard to mess up. (Do […]