Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

I had never heard of Buffalo Chicken Dip until the day before New Year's Eve in 2011. Ryan and I were having some friends over for a Pajamas and Champagne New Year's Eve party the next night. The scene went something like this: Ryan: "We should make Buffalo Chicken Dip for tomorrow." Jamie: "What is… Continue reading Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Skinny Chicken Parmesan

Ok folks... this one was really out of my element. I hear the phrase "chicken parm" and run in the opposite direction. I'm always a little unsure if chicken parm is deep fried- it usually looks that way. Regardless, it's definitely not healthy and for all the calories normally doesn't taste that great. Ryan loves… Continue reading Skinny Chicken Parmesan

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Lunchtime Monte Cristo

If you have ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you know the indulgence I am referring to. Traditionally, a turkey or ham and cheese sandwich is dipped into an egg batter and deep fried. It is topped with powdered sugar and served with a side of strawberry or raspberry preserves. If a sandwich and a… Continue reading Lunchtime Monte Cristo

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Skinny Croque Madame

I had the pleasure of working at Lush Bakery while we were in Fort Myers for Spring Training. Lush is a traditional French bakery with all things decadent and sinful- napoleons, chocolate croissants, eclairs, and cream puffs may start to convey the picture. We also served salads and sandwiches which were deceivingly viewed as "lighter… Continue reading Skinny Croque Madame