Amy Lawrence

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Amy Lawrence is passionate about good food and Weight Watchers. She has combined her talents and love of cooking to produce delicious healthy recipes which include Smart Points to help her followers stay on track. A military brat who has lived all over the U.S and Germany is an example for women who have had many successful careers in life, including special ed teacher, tea room owner, cookbook author, and publisher.

Posts by Amy Lawrence 136 results

Summer Grilled Peach Salad

You will love this Summer Grilled Peach Salad! Luscious grilled peaches over a bed of arugula, spring mix and fresh basil leaves with chicken, dried cherries, and almonds; crowned with mild goat cheese crumbles. Savory peach perfection! How to grill peaches - 2 ways! Grilling peaches takes so little time. I have a Baby Weber that's super quick and easy for me to use. Just fire it up, wait a few minutes and grill the peaches. Or if you're already grilling chicken, just throw them on ...

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef and Broccoli

Delicious tender pieces of beef with fresh broccoli. So yummy! This Instant Pot Mongolian Beef and Broccoli is super easy to make and is definitely a family pleaser. It's made with flank steak, although you could also use top or bottom round steak as well. I love Instant Pot beef recipes, they turn out so well in no time and are perfectly tender and juicy. With this Instant Pot Mongolian Beef recipe, you can cook it all in one pot -the beef as well as the broccoli. So much healthier ...

Easy Tomato Mozzarella Salad Hasselback Style

This tomato mozzarella salad is simple, yet elegant. It tastes absolutely amazing if you use fresh homegrown or farmer's market tomatoes and a great quality balsamic vinegar. For the best look, plate them individually on salad plates when serving for a dinner party. I have to admit, this is not an original idea. I saw a version of this online somewhere with mozzarella slices but thought if you used the mozzarella pearls or Ciliegine (cherry sized mozzarella) it would be a little ...

Easy Mixed Berry Cobbler Crisp

This Easy Mixed Berry Cobbler recipe is super quick to make with most ingredients on hand in your pantry and fresh fruit. Just use a mixture of your favorite fresh fruit or make it an easy peach cobbler, cherry cobbler, blackberry cobbler, whatever your heart desires! Fresh cobbler is a great way to dress up a simple dinner. What's the difference between a cobbler, a crisp and a crumble? While doing some background research for this recipe and deciding what to name it, I realized I ...

Instant Pot Shredded Buffalo Chicken Bowls

These Instant Pot Shredded Buffalo Chicken Bowls are super easy to make, so delicious and addictive! Spicy, tangy, and salty incorporated into a healthy bowl with a bit of freshness from the cabbage and vegetables. You can also serve the leftover shredded buffalo chicken in wraps, on slider buns, tacos and more! Other ideas: Make it ahead of time! This Buffalo Chicken Recipe is also great to make ahead and have on hand in the fridge for a few days or store in your freezer. When ...

Muffuletta Olive Salad Recipe

This healthy Muffuletta Olive Salad recipe is a twist on the Muffuletta sandwich New Orleans. It incorporates all of the deliciousness of the sandwich into a healthy salad - the saltiness of the olives, the muffuletta bread, the cold cuts and the cheese - with fewer calories. What is a muffuletta sandwich New Orleans? A muffuletta is a deli sandwich made on round Italian bread with sesame seeds, topped with fresh olive salad. The texture of the bread is a cross ...

Jicama Tortilla Shells

Jicama tortilla shells are a great low carb option instead of corn or flour tortillas. They are crunchy, easy to make and taste great! You can slice them and use them cold, or heat them up and serve them warm! What is jicama? Jicama is a root vegetable with papery skin and is white when you slice it open. Jicama comes from Mexico and is also known as yam bean, Mexican turnip, Mexican water chestnut and even Chinese turnip. It's crunchy, slightly sweet, and nutty. It's packed with lots ...

Creamy Blue Cheese Mushroom Skinny Pasta

This savory Creamy Blue Cheese Mushroom Pasta features blue cheese, mushrooms, and bacon all blended together in a creamy low carb, "pasta" dish. By using zoodles (zucchini noodles), you eliminate the calories of traditional pasta. Add some chicken or shrimp to make it an excellent main dish or serve it as a delicious side dish. (updated 5/20/20). What are Zoodles? Zoodles are zucchini noodles and a great low carb option to traditional noodles. Because zucchini is mild in taste, it ...

Spicy Chipotle Black Bean Burgers

These Spicy Chipotle Black Bean Burgers taste so amazing that you won't even miss the meat! Make them up ahead of time and have them ready in the freezer to eat whenever you want one. No need to heat up the grill, these healthy black bean burgers are baked right in your oven! Feel free to vary up the vegetables with your own favorites! Serve Spicy Chipotle Black Bean Burgers alone, on a bun, or as an open faced sandwich. Inspiration for this burger I'm sure there are a million ...

Skinny Delicious Blue Cheese Dressing and Dip

Updated (Originally published May 26, 2017) Homemade Healthy Blue Cheese Dressing Looking for an easy and fast healthy delicious blue cheese dressing recipe? This homemade blue cheese dressing made with greek yogurt is simply the best! Only 4 ingredients! It makes a perfect dip as well. What blue cheese should I buy? You can use really any blue cheese. Originally I used Treasure Cave Blue Cheese Crumbles and Salemville Amish Blue Cheese because the crumbles were easier. ...