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These delicious dark chocolate oatmeal lace cookies are light, crisp and chewy, sandwiched together with melted dark chocolate.

Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Lace Cookies

If you have ripe bananas lying around, today is the perfect day to make this wonderfully moist Banana Cranberry Bread studded with tart ruby cranberries!

Banana Cranberry Bread

These salmon cakes are light, healthy and a perfect holiday appetizer! Baked, not fried made with bell peppers, capers, breadcrumbs.

Baked Salmon Cakes

A savory slow cooker garlic mashed sweet potatoes recipe that's the perfect addition to your turkey dinner – let your slow cooker help you out in the kitchen this Thanksgiving!

Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares with a gingersnap pecan crust – so good, less guilt and perfect for the Holidays!

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares

Butternut Squash Lasagna Roll Ups with Spinach are made with a creamy butternut-parmesan sauce baked in the oven until melted and hot – trust me, you want these in your life!

Butternut Squash Lasagna Roll Ups with Spinach

Last yaI took last year's plain coconut macaroons and drizzled them with a little chocolate to satisfy my craving. I reduced the sugar a little to compensate for the chocolate and drizzled some chocolate over them once they were done.ear I posted a recipe for plain coconut macaroons, but this year I was craving them drizzled with a little chocolate, so I reduced the sugar a little to compensate for the chocolate and drizzled some chocolate over them once they were done.

Chocolate Drizzled Coconut Macaroons

Sauteed bay scallops with tomatoes and a touch of white wine and lemon juice served over angel hair pasta.

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops and Tomatoes

Pork tenderloin stuffed with prosciutto, mozzarella, baby spinach and sun dried tomatoes; a wonderful dish for the Holidays. Serve this with potato parsnip mash, skinny garlic mashed potatoes, or creamy cauliflower puree and some roasted vegetables on the side.

Spinach Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Light and airy peppermint swirls in delicious meringues cookies. 'Tis the season for all things peppermint, shopping and big wooly mittens, cookies and hot cocoa, and of course, cookie exchanges.

Peppermint Meringues

Baked brie in mini phyllo cups topped with craisins, walnuts and honey. Delicious bite-sized appetizers, perfect for the Holidays!

Baked Brie Phyllo Cups with Craisins and Walnuts

Once a month I contribute a skinny dessert recipe to Dash Recipes. If you love a moist, chewy oatmeal cookie, you'll just love these! Under 200 calories, 5 Points+ and 7 Smart Points for 2 cookies. Please visit Dash Recipes for the complete Skinny Oatmeal Walnut Raisin Cookies Recipe.

Oatmeal Raisin Walnut Cookies

By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that's loaded with vegetables, and you won't miss the pasta!

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

Nothing says Spring like the sweet taste of asparagus! Roasted prosciutto wrapped asparagus bundles that is, for a simple yet elegant side dish, perfect for Easter.

Roasted Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Red velvet yogurt cupcakes topped with a chocolate glaze. These festive reindeer cupcakes are easy to make perfect for a Holiday party!

Rudolph the Red Velvet Cupcake

These holiday gingerbread cookies have less than half of the fat than most gingerbread cookies but the same great flavor and are super easy to make!

Gingerbread Cookies

With Christmas just around the corner, these adorable holiday vanilla snowman cupcakes are low fat, easy to make and they are a hit with the kids! 

Vanilla Snowman Cupcakes with Vanilla Icing

These addicting and filling gluten free chocolate peanut butter cookies, made with milk and oats, are perfect for the holidays and no baking is required!

Skinny No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Roasted Green Beans topped with Parmesan come out perfectly charred and tender – SO good, I can literally eat the whole batch and made with just four ingredients!

Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

Pumpkin Hazelnut Flaugnarde (Clafoutis) – A warm rustic pumpkin custard sweetened with agave and baked with toasted hazelnuts.

Pumpkin Hazelnut Custard (Clafoutis)

Brown rice stuffing made with Italian chicken sausage, celery, mushrooms, and onions. Serve this as a Thanksgiving side dish or you can even enjoy this as a meal. It's so good and naturally gluten free!

Chicken Sausage Brown Rice Stuffing with Celery and Mushrooms

Creamy buttermilk mashed potatoes seasoned with salt, pepper and fresh chives. A perfect side dish for Thanksgiving turkey, roasted chicken, pork chops n' apple sauce or garlic lover's roast beef.

Skinny Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with Chives

Sweet potatoes, golden raisins, crushed pineapple and spices are topped with pecans and mini marshmallows, then baked until golden.

Sweet Potato Casserole

I typically gravitate to warm fruit desserts, berry custards, or bread puddings, so naturally a Flaugnarde of mixed berried (Clafoutis) has my name all over it. The perfect ending to any meal.

Flaugnarde of Mixed Berries (Clafoutis)

A quick, fabulous side dish made with teeny tiny mini potatoes and fresh garden herbs such as rosemary made on the stove or roasted on the grill. Minimal effort with excellent results.

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary

This Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft and chewy, and satisfy my craving when I need something sweet.

Best Low-fat Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Horchata de arroz is a deliciously refreshing Mexican beverage made from rice milk, sugar and cinnamon and served chilled over ice. Wonderful for those who are lactose intolerant if you substitute the milk for almond milk.

Brown Rice Horchata

Super easy golden cheddar biscuits drizzled with garlic parsley butter. Make sure you have some company to enjoy these with, or you'll be tempted to eat them all!

Easy Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

Collard greens sliced thin sauteed with bacon, garlic and oil. A perfect side dish for Brazilian black beans or black eyed peas with ham.

Sauteed Collard Greens with Bacon

A simple rice dish with sweet peas baked in the oven. Perfect as a side for grilled shrimp or chicken. Adding vegetables to your rice, allows you to have a larger portion for less points and adds fiber.

Baked Rice and Peas