Low Calorie Strawberry Pops!

How do you save overripe strawberries?  You freeze them into mini-popsicles, and eat them whenever you want! You know how I am about strawberries, so of course I experimented. Fortunately, the best-tasting version of these is also the lowest in calories. Just 14 calories per pop! Low-Calorie Strawberry Pops Ingredients: 2 Cups of Strawberries 1 […]

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Simple Poached Apples

Poached apples are a great dessert. They don’t need much added to make them rich and filling. These are served on their own, without sauce, crust, or garnish. I eat them from a bowl with a spoon. Poached Apples Ingredients: 4 Granny Smith Apples 2 Tablespoons Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon Ginger 1 Pinch Salt   Instructions: […]

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Fruit Mini-Popsicles

This is my favorite treat on a hot day (or any day), right now. To tell the truth, I’m supposed to count calories, but I don’t seem to be able to eat just one or two of these bad boys. They’re so good! These are simple, and they don’t require special popsicle molds or syrups. […]

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Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

This is one of my family’s very favorite dishes. It’s good all year round, and it looks beautiful. If you’re counting calories, skip the sauce. The pears, by themselves, with some crushed pecans on top are a great dessert. I really recommend getting a good apple corer for this recipe. It’s difficult to core a […]

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Balsamic Strawberries

If you’ve never tried this revolutionary dessert, you absolutely must take a chance on it. The first time I heard of Balsamic Strawberries, I turned my nose up and grimaced. Strawberries, balsamic vinegar, and pepper? No way that could be any good. Boy was I wrong!  This stuff works. I should warn you, though. I […]

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