Showing posts from March, 2018

Okayist Double Chocolate Muffins

My kids LOVE these, like, destroyed them, 18 regular-sized muffins GONE in 24 hours. And I'm not even that concerned, because they're not the worst nutrition-wise!

I call them the "OKAYist" double chocolate muffins, because, I can have one, enjoy the chocolaty taste, not feel compelled to eat another, and I've only used up 3 Weight Watcher Smart Points. They are very satisfying, contain a decent amount of protein, and are lower in sugar. But it’s definitely not a cupcake.

This recipe was inspired by Skinny Double Chocolate Muffins from Live Well Bake Often, and, America's Test Kitchen's Healthy Family Cookbook's, Better for You Banana Bread.

18 small muffins/ 3 sp per muffin


1 1/4 C. all purpose flour (I like King Arthur)
1/2 C whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 C unsweetened Dutch cocoa powder, sifted
1/4 C brown sugar, packed
1 1/4 C plain, 0% greek yogurt (I like FAGE)
1 Tbs unsweetened v…

Chicken Poblano Soup

So, I promised a friend this recipe, like, two months ago... Well here goes!

This soup can be hot AF if you're not careful. Maybe you like that (Frank), maybe not (me). Hopefully I'll remember to include directions to help mitigate any "Ass of Fire" or "Go Blind While Taking Out Contacts" situations.

I started with this recipe on Homemade Hooplah after googling "White Chicken Chili Recipe". I do Weight Watchers and I wanted something tasty and healthy... so I could pair it with bacon grease based cornbread, because, and why I'll never be a size zero.

ANYWAY, the recipe:

Chicken Poblano Soup

6 poblano peppers (If you know how to tell how hot these fuckers are, please share your knowledge)

1 2-gallon ziplock bag

6 cups unsalted chicken stock (I use boxed)

3 chicken breasts

1 gallon ziplock freezer bag (if using sous vide)

2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 large sweet onions

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (if your hands are on fire af…