Blog Posts - Light Recipes



Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Mushrooms and Sun Dried Tomato

Before we talk about today’s easy side dish, I have some news to share. Ta Da! This blog post will be my 1011th! Can you imagine? Not only am I celebrating that milestone, I’m honored to say that Mother Rimmy’s has been nominated as...

Dinner on the Table Doesn’t Get Any Easier – Spaghetti Squash Taco Casserole

Mondays are rough, aren’t they? Who wants to get up at zero dark thirty after a lovely weekend of sleeping in until the sun actually rises? Not me! Nevertheless, here I am on Monday morning at 5:00 am writing this blog post, and contemplating h...

If You’re Eating Gluten Free and Dairy Free You’ll Love This Crustless Spinach and Bacon Quiche

We’ve added a new member to the family! Truthfully, Kiery isn’t new. She’s been part of the family for several years now, but she is newly married to our son, so officially she’s new to the family. The Rimkus clan couldn’...

Everyone is Sick! Dr. Cookie’s Rice Pudding to the Rescue!

People are dropping like flies this flu season, but Dr. Cookie has the answer! If you don’t have Dr. Cookie’s cookbook, then you really need to pick one up. Dr. Cookie has an amazing collection of low calorie treats, including this easy...

Who Says You Can’t Eat Donuts When You’re Dieting! Baked Banana Donuts

When it comes to donuts, I believe it would be hard to find a person who doesn’t like them. The varieties of sweet, tender, fragrant donuts are endless. Myself, I’m a plain donut fan, so when I found this baked donut recipe from Wilde i...

If You Don’t Like Meat in Your Lasagna, This Fresh Vegetable Lasagna is for You

As you can see, I have an amazingly beautiful daughter. Lauren is intelligent, giving, incredible with little people, and has a terrific sense of humor. I’m not in the least bit proud of her, am I? We missed Lauren this Christmas when she left...

You Can Count on Recipes Passed from Friend to Friend – Spicy Three Bean Dip with Chips

When I need a go-to recipe, I count on friends to come through. Family tested recipes are all well and good, but why not mix it up and serve up something new? Recipes passed from friend to friend have been satisfaction tested to the ultimate degree.

Do You Need a Last Minute Appetizer? Try This Easy Salmon and Cream Cheese Spread

When it comes to last minute appetizer recipes, this salmon spread from Angie’s Recipes tops my list. It doesn’t get any easier than mixing together a can of salmon, cream cheese, sour cream, a splash of zesty lemon and some mild green on...

I Need Quick and Healthy Meal – Ham, Eggs and Vegetable Scramble

This holiday season I just can’t seem to pull things together. I’ve become the ultimate procrastinator. I have yet to finalize our dinner menu, and finally finished shopping. That’s not to say that I’ve wrapped a single gift.

Are You a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Fan? This Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Pudding is for You!

I find it interesting the foods that people won’t eat. I don’t like mushrooms. I think fruit of most varieties is not in the least bit tasty, and I’m not a fan of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Foo...

Shake Up Your Holiday Fare with This Teriyaki Meatball, Green Bean and Mushroom Stir Fry

Why not shake things up? When I needed a break from soups, stews, and holiday food, this teriyaki meatball recipe came to the rescue. This stir fry was easy to pull together thanks to a package of ground turkey, frozen green beans (they cook quickly)...

All it Takes is One Person to Change Your Mind – Savory Mashed Cauliflower with Fresh Sage

A few years ago if you’d me asked if beets or cauliflower would be on the dinner menu, I would have replied with an emphatic, ”NO!” But all it takes is one person to change your mind. A coworker convinced me that there were other w...

I’ve Run Out of Ideas For Easy and Healthy Holiday Appetizer Recipes!

I’m bored with the same old appetizers. The thought of another platter of vegetables with Ranch dip might just send me over the edge.  I don’t want to see plates of crackers and cheese, or those little smoky sausages smothered in barbec...

Still Keeping it Lean In-Between with Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts in Mushroom Sauce

Eating lean in-between holiday gatherings is a challenge, so it’s time to kick things up a notch. I’m a chef’s assistant for our local PPC cooking classes. There’s a saying amongst chefs that we eat with our eyes first. Lately...

Spaghetti Squash Makes a Perfect Healthy Casserole When You Add Chicken Sausage

It wasn’t until I shared this recipe for Easy Cheesy Spaghetti Squash that I finally mastered the art of cooking this stringy squash. Previous attempts to produce a spaghetti-like texture were complete failures. Most often I would end up with...

Keeping it Lean In-between with a Spinach Omelette and Savory Dijon Sauce

In the Rimkus household we made it through the Thanksgiving holiday without gaining a pound. That’s not to say that we didn’t eat well Thanksgiving day!  After all, who could resist deep fried turkey, Grandma’s stuffing, deviled eg...

This Italian Eggplant, Tomato and Turkey Casserole Saved My Technology Disaster

Who would have thought leftover turkey could have the potential to save the crash of my beloved, blog posting, computer. Naturally, a casserole recipe can’t fix my computer woes, but at least we had a tasty dinner while I worked on resurrecting...

Congratulations Tortilla Land Winners and Welcome to Everyday Maven!

Congratulations to Jasmine, Vicky, Stephanie and Blaire who will each receive two coupons for free packages of Tortilla Land tortillas! Be sure and check out Tortilla Land’s recipe page, for delicious meal suggestions. I promise you won’...

Mother Rimmy and Family Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving!

Let’s eat turkey! Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours! If you’re looking for more healthy and low calorie Weight Watchers recipes, check out my Recipe page. You’ll find hundreds of recipes that include nutrition information a...

Don’t Miss This Tortilla Land Giveaway!

Breaking news! We’re tired of Thanksgiving recipe craziness here at Mother Rimmy’s, so we’re going bring you a giveaway instead. Thanks to the generosity of Tortilla Land who sent me a fun box filled with goodies, I have coupons fo...


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