All I have left is ground turkey and a zucchini...

Yes, it was Monday evening and about an hour before dinner and all I have left in the fridge is some lean ground turkey and a zucchini.   I could have to the store and got something but I'm trying to stick to my budget for the month and that means working with what I have.  Here's what I came up with!

Turkey and Zucchini Tomato Sauce with Penne


1/2 lb lean ground turkey


Another Recipe, Another week gone by.

This week started out very promising.  Until Tuesday when my Mom came over and bought us pizza for dinner.  I was still doing good after that watched my points and was still on my way to a weight loss goal.  Then Wednesday came around and we went out for dinner with my in-laws to a buffet.  Now I didn't think I went to crazy only had two plates that were partially full and didn't have dessert because I had made cake for mom in law's b-day.  The first plate was full of salad!  But alas things did not work out well and I am still recovering from the tiny oopsy th


Chicken Pot Pie and a Yummy Chocolate Cake!

So I made this the other night for dinner.  Pretty tasty and good for you.  Went over very well with a little ketchup for the baby.  The Chocolate cake if for my mother in law's 60th birthday.  One is point friendly and the cake well....  lets just say it's a rare treat!

Chicken Pot Pie

1 lb. chicken breast, uncooked, boneless, skinless

2 cup water


Should I stand on my soap box or not?

I started this blog so that it could be a story about my weight loss and so that I could share the recipes that I love along the way.  I'm torn right now if it should be more than that though.  There are so many ideas and thoughts that swim around in my head every night before I go to bed that it takes me almost an hour to get to sleep.  I've decided I'll write this post and if I don't like it I won't post it but maybe it will help me to sleep a little better tonight!