Monday, August 2, 2010

Paula Deen..eating healthy??!!

Bobby Lightens It Up Intro from Paula Deen on Vimeo.

Oh man...maybe I'm the last to know, 
Paula's got Bobbie cooking healthy and sharing with us!!


1/2 cup boiling water

1 (.55-ounce) packet fat-free hot cocoa mix (Swiss Miss Fat-Free Sensible Sweets)

4 teaspoons instant coffee

1/4 cup fat-free chocolate syrup

3 tablespoons fat-free half-and-half

2 cups ice cubes

Whisk together the water, cocoa mix, and coffee in a small bowl until the cocoa and coffee are completely dissolved. Whisk in the chocolate syrup and half-and-half. Let the mocha mixture cool 5 minutes.

Place the ice cubes in a blender. Add the mocha mixture and blend until the mixture is smooth and the ice is finely crushed. Serve immediately.

Love Paula's new website!


Bobby’s Lighter Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

This is an awesome recipe...watermelon and feta...delish!


Grated zest and juice from 1 lemon

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 (4-pound) seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks

1 shallot, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese (did not use lowfat)


To make the dressing, whisk together the lemon zest, juice, olive oil, and salt in a small bowl. Combine the watermelon, shallot, mint, and basil in a large bowl. Lightly toss with the dressing. Sprinkle with the feta; serve immediately or chill up to 1 hour before serving.

1 comment:

Renie Burghardt said...

Hi Maree,

We are under an extreme heat warning, so I am staying home and in, for a change.

Love to watch Paula Deen, but rarely try andything she makes. Too fatty. Good on Bobby lightening up. That iced mocha sounds delish! Thanks for sharing. Hope it's cooler in your neck of the woods.