Author: Marlene Koch

Peaches and Cream Icebox Cake
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Peaches and Cream Icebox Cake

Yeah for summer, and creamy, dreamy peaches and cream! This slim (160 calorie!) icebox cake is show-stopping in every way – and it couldn’t be any easier to make. Graham crackers provide the “cake” layers while instant pudding provides the oomph for the fool-proof luscious cream filling. Add a couple […]

Chicken Nacho Dip
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Chicken Nacho Dip

Hearty and healthy! Warm, creamy, cheesy, and loaded with flavor, I guarantee no one will ever suspect this better-for-you dip is “light” in any way. The inclusion of both chicken and beans adds plenty of heft while reduced fat dairy products stealthily curb excess fat and calories. Better yet, with […]

Antipasto Pasta Salad
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Antipasto Pasta Salad

Brimming with the flavors of an Italian antipasto platter, I developed this oh-so-versatile pasta salad in conjunction with the nice folks at Dreamfields Pasta. It’s  hearty, healthy, and perfect for summer entertaining.  Pack it up and tote it to your next barbecue, picnic, or, enjoy it as a light meal (perfect […]

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon
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Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

Slow simmered green beans cooked with canned tomatoes and thick slices of bacon (grease and all of course) is a beloved Southern staple often served when entertaining – but I think this recipe is even better! (And I KNOW it’s quicker!!) Seriously, when naming this recipe what came to mind […]