Pasta with Peas and Pancetta

I know, I know, pasta with peas and pancetta sounds fancy and kind of expensive. So, let’s fix it – and use bacon instead of pancetta. How Are Pancetta and Bacon Different? While both are made from pork bellies, the biggest difference between pancetta and bacon is that bacon is smoked and pancetta is salt-cured and dried. Pancetta, is really […]

Scrumptious Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin Sheet Pan Dinner

When things are busy here, I love to grab a sheet pan and whip up a dinner! Baking and roasting is healthy, tasty and when you only have one dish to wash? Score! Check out our Scrumptious Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin Sheet Pan Dinner. You will need: 2 tsp. minced garlic 1-1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 6 tbsp. […]

Jalapeno Popper Bites with Bacon

Summer means cook outs, picnics and potlucks so we all need a few signature dishes to bring that not only wow the other guests, but get them asking you for the recipe! This Jalapeno Popper Bites with Bacon snack is just the ticket that will make sure you are always invited back! 7 Smart Points Per Serving You will need: […]

Butternut Squash & Baked Potatoes with Bacon

As a certified foodie, the holidays are a fun time for me! I might scour recipes over the year for a decadent addition to the family table. Healthy is always a consideration but flavor and the ability to blend with the other dishes are also important to me. Bacon in a recipe? BONUS! It’s the candy of meats as far […]

Spinach Salad With Hot Bacon Dressing Recipe

I have a husband who swears he hates anything that has vinegar in it…so shush, do not tell him but this is one of his favorites and, it does have vinegar! This meal is 12 Smart Points Per Serving When you add sweet red onions, sliced hard boiled eggs, crispy chopped bacon and fresh baby spinach the flavors alone, help […]