Today's Recipes to the Rescue Guilty Pleasure
8 Low CalorieFeature

by Megan Greene Everyone deserves a nice cocktail every now and then, right? Unfortunately, most of  our favorite alcoholic beverages aren't too kind to our waistline. So, that's why we're sharing a few cocktails that'll make your happy hour a little bit healthier. Check out our list of  the best 8 low-calorie cocktail recipes that are all tasty and less than 200 calories. Bourbon Grape Crush Enjoy this fruity cocktail at movie night with the girls. Just add ice, bourbon, agave and lemon juice. What you'll need: 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes 6 large mint leaves, plus more for garnish 3/4 cup crushed ice 1 oz. bourbon 2 teaspoons raw agave 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (170 Calories) Sweet'N Low... CONTINUE READING 6


7 Celeb Cookbooks We Always Keep in the Kitchen

We love finding new recipes to test out in our kitchen (some more successful than others!), so we always stock up on cookbooks to get new ideas and inspiration. Sure, there are our tried-and-true tomes like Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking and Irma Rombauer's kitchen classic Joy of Cooking, but we've got a few newer cookbook faves... CONTINUE READING 4

Forget That Starbucks Shortage: 7 Pumpkin Spice Treats

The world went into sheer pumpkin spiced panic this week when news hit that Starbucks was running low on their uber popular seasonal sip, the famed Pumpkin Spice Latte. While everyone was in a tizzy over what to order now to get their morning caffeine fix, we were searching for ways to satisfy our pumpkin spice craving without our beloved... CONTINUE READING 14

Sugar, Spice & Oh-So-Nice: 5 Fun Flavored Popcorns

It's National Popcorn Poppin' Month and it couldn't have been a better time—October always make us want to snuggle up on the couch for a festive monster movie marathon, and no movie marathon is complete without an overflowing bowl of perfectly popped popcorn. But why settle for just butter when there are a whole wide array of fun, delicious toppings... CONTINUE READING 10

Buzzed Bites: Delicious Beer-Spiked Dishes

It's no secret that we here at Shecky's occasionally like our alcohol out of the glass and cooked straight into a delicious recipe, and with Oktoberfest celebrations popping up all over the country this week, we knew exactly what the scrumptious subject of our next spiked bites round-up just had to be: beer! Whether battered, baked, basted or broiled, food... CONTINUE READING 9

Your Favorite Kiddie Foods Are All Grown Up

Warning: this article will cause severe childhood nostalgia and your stomach to grumble loudly! Remember the good ol' days when all you had to do for dinner was slide into your seat at the kitchen table and dig into whatever Mom or Dad had whipped up that night? We wish it was still that easy. For those nights when all... CONTINUE READING 7

Go Bananas for These Sweet 'Nana Treats

Banana lovers, today's your lucky day—literally, because today is National Banana Lovers Day! If you're nuts for 'nanas, we've got five delicious dessert recipes that will easily satisfy your craving for the fab fruit, from frozen treats like banana ice cream sandwiches that are perfect for your end-of-summer celebrating to not-so-standard takes on your go-to banana bread to keep you... CONTINUE READING 17

9 Not-So-Basic Brown-Bag Lunch Ideas

Step away from the PB&J! If you've been lugging around the same ol' boring brown-bagged lunch since those grammar school days, then you're well overdue for a meal makeover! Get ready for bagged lunch to go grown-up gourmet—we're talking upscale sandwiches piled high with prosciutto, ethnic eats like stuffed, steamed dumplings, not-so-standard salads, delicious desserts to cap it all off... CONTINUE READING 9

10 Party-Ready Rum Treats For National Rum Day

It’s National Rum Day and you know exactly how we’re celebrating. No, not by stirring up yet another mojito (although that’s a pretty good way to get the party started too!) —we’re talking about baking! Rum tastes just as delicious baked into a warm treat as it does shaken up in a cold cocktail, so to celebrate the boozy holiday,... CONTINUE READING 23

5 Classic Julia Child Recipes To Celebrate Her 100 Years

Julia Child—a name known worldwide as kitchen royalty, bringing fabulous French cuisine to American viewers. "The French Chef" star would've turned the big 1-0-0 today, so what better time to recreate some of her classic, delicious dishes? Not only was Julia famous for her distinctive voice, tall stature and contagious giggle, but also for flipping a flapjack... CONTINUE READING 8

10 Ooey, Gooey Ways to Get Your S'mores On

Summer simply isn't complete with that campfire classic, the s'more. In the eternal words of The Sandlot's Ham "You're killing me Smalls" Porter, the sweet sandwich is as simple as it is scrumptious: "First you take the graham, you stick the chocolate on the graham. Then you roast the 'mallow. When the 'mallows flaming, you stick it on the... CONTINUE READING 15