So, that being said, her most recent tv show sparked a bug. I wanted to make her scalloped potatoes with ham, but the calories blew me out of the water. While delicious, undeniably, we just can't eat that way.
I used her recipe as a guide. Here are my changes:
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup white whole wheat flour
1 onion, diced (I used dried chopped onions cuz cutting an onion 1 handed is dangerous)
Salt and pepper
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 cups milk
5 russet potatoes, sliced on the mandolin
12oz Candian bacon, sliced and chunked
2 cups skim mozzarella
Preheat oven to 350. Spray a baking dish well with Pam (sub for butter). Make a sauce by sautéing the chopped onion in evoo. Add in flour. Cook for about 5 min. Slowly wisk in the chicken broth, 1/4 cup at a time. Slowly wisk the milk in 1/4 cup at a time. While still cooking, add in salt and pepper to taste. Begin the layering process. Start with half the potatoes, layer on half the "ham", and 1 cup shredded cheese. Build a second layer. Pour all of the sauce over. Bake covered for about 40 min, uncovered for another 20 or so.