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postheadericon Hummus-Vegetable Spread

4.29 avg. rating (86% score) - 14 votes

Hummus-Vegetable Spread is an easy and delicious recipe if you are looking for an appetizer for larger gatherings. Great for any holidays, birthday parties or even a late night snack. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, NO Cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic, vegetarian, heart-healthy and WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Hummus is delicious on it’s own but even better when combined with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and cheese; as in this recipe. Makes (20) Servings. Hummus-Vegetable Spread will be loved by family and friends alike.hummus-vegetable-spread

INGREDIENTS:

1 (7 oz) container hummus
1/2 cup finely chopped, seeded, peeled cucumbers
1/4 cup finely chopped red onions
1 Roma tomato, finely chopped
1/4 cup crumbled Feta cheese
100 Ritz Crackers

DIRECTIONS:

1. Spread hummus onto plate.

2. Top with layers of all remaining ingredients except crackers.

3. Serve with crackers on the side.

Yield: 20 servings
Serving Size: 2 tbsp spread and 5 crackers per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 3

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 110, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 210mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g

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postheadericon Tropical Fruit Smoothies

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Tropical Fruit Smoothies is an easy, delicious and healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. It contains No cholesterol and low in sodium for a heart-healthy recipe as well. Banana, coconut milk and pineapple make up this delicious smoothie for a quick and healthy breakfast or anytime treat. Makes 2 servings. Tropical Fruit Smoothies will be loved by everyone in your family.tropical-fruit-smoothies

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup ice cubes
1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1 small ripe banana, sliced
3 tbsp no-calorie granulated sugar substitute
1/2 cup low-fat coconut milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

Combine all ingredients in a blender in the order listed; process mixture until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.

Yield: 2 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 150, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 3.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 10mg, Sugars 20g, Fiber 2g, Carbohydrates 25g, Protein 1g

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Raspberry Pavlova

5.00 avg. rating (95% score) - 10 votes

Raspberry Pavlova is a delicious, creamy, Australian-style, dessert recipe. Suggestion: It is best used for large gatherings such as Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter dinner crowds. It is a layered dessert using a crisp meringue base with creamy pudding and topped with fresh red raspberries and meringue. It also makes a beautiful presentation. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints), heart-healthy and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Raspberry Pavlova will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1-1/2 Hours.
Total Time: 2-3/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

4 egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 (1 oz) box fat-free, sugar-free vanilla instant pudding
1-1/2 cups cold skim milk
1 cup thawed sugar-free whipped topping
2 cups fresh red raspberries
2 tbsp powdered sugar

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postheadericon Easy Pineapple-Lemonade Punch

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Easy Pineapple-Lemonade Punch is an easy recipe for a delicious holiday or any party celebration. Great for Christmas parties and dinners. Lemonade and pineapple juice with pineapple chunks make for a refreshing and delicious beverage. It is also a healthy, low calories, NO-Cholesterol, No Fat, low sodium and WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Easy Pineapple-Lemonade Punch will be loved by all your family and guests alike.easy-pineapple-lemonade-punch

INGREDIENTS:

(1 pkt makes 2 qt. drink) or (2 pkt makes 1 qt. drink each)
Crystal Light Lemonade drink mix*

2 cups cold water
1 (46 oz) can pineapple juice
2 tbsp grenadine syrup
1 (8-1/4 oz) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained
8 wooden skewers
*Note: Crystal Light Packets come in two sizes. Please note packet size before preparing recipe.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Empty drink mix into a large pitcher. Add water; stir until drink mix is completely dissolved. Stir in pineapple juice and grenadine syrup. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.

2. Meanwhile, insert pineapple chunks evenly onto skewers; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

3. Serve in 8 tall glasses, ( 1 cup per glass), over crushed ice if desired. Add 1 pineapple skewer to each glass.

Yield: 8 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup + 1 skewer per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 3

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Fruit

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 120, Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 40mg, Sugars 26g, Carbohydrates 28g, Fiber 1g, Protein 1g

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Microwave Asian Chicken Soup

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Microwave Asian Chicken Soup is a delicious, easy and quick recipe for a hearty and healthy meal. Ingredients include: Frozen stir-fry vegetables and instant brown rice cooked in chicken broth  using a microwave oven. This is a quick meal which takes only (17) minutes. It is also a good way to use up some of your left over chicken. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a (1-3/4 cup)  serving size. Microwave Asian Chicken Soup will be loved by all your family, frienmicrowave-asian-chicken-soupds and guests.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 7 Minutes.
Total Time: 17 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup instant brown rice, uncooked
1/4 cup Asian toasted sesame salad dressing
2 tsp light soy sauce
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
2 cups frozen stir-fry vegetables (broccoli, baby corn, snow peas,
red peppers & mushrooms)

2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cups water

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