5pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

(lightened-up) Derby City Chicken Salad

lightened-up derby city chicken salad | my skinny sweet tooth

I often ask myself, “How can something so simple be so gosh darn delicious?”

Well, if you live around or shop at a Kroger, then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. In their deli, they have a chicken salad that is just out-of-this-world. It’s sweet, creamy, crunchy, tangy … all things that make up a fantastic chicken salad. Several people at work bring it by the tubs and have it for lunch. It’s that awesome. Yep, it’s the …

Derby City Chicken Salad.

Of course, I had to put my spin on it and try to make it healthier and lower in points.  Not only did I succeed, but the flavors are ON POINT! I love this lightened-up version and don’t think I’ll need to make a Kroger run anytime soon. 😉

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3pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

chicken & black bean soup

chicken & black bean soup | my skinny sweet tooth

I love mexican food. The beans. The rice. All that is fattening and glorious. However, sometimes I’d like to enjoy those mexican flavors without unbuttoning my pants after dinner. (Don’t judge. We’ve all been there 😉 )

This soup recipe is easy and waistline-friendly. It also packs a ton of flavor and made in less than 5 minutes.  Muy buena!

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