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Archive for July, 2014

postheadericon Grilled Bruschetta Salmon

5.00 avg. rating (95% score) - 9 votes

Grilled Bruschetta Salmon is a quick, (45 Minute), delicious and easy recipe for your summer grilling menu. You will NOT need a baguette to make this delicious recipe with a chopped tomatoes, garlic and basil topping. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes 6 servings. Grilled Bruschetta Salmon will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.grilled-bruschetta-salmon

INGREDIENTS:

1 tomato, chopped
1/2 small sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, minced

1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup sun-dried tomato vinaigrette salad dressing made
with extra-virgin olive oil, divided

1 (1-1/2 lb) skin-on salmon fillet
2 tbsp chopped fresh basil

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postheadericon Banana-Berry Freezer Pops

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Banana-Berry Freezer Pops is an easy recipe for a delicious snack or treat made with fresh strawberries, blueberries, bananas and yogurt. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low cholesterol, heart-healthy, diabetic and WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 6 servings. This could be used in many situations. Great for a hot weather snack. Banana-Berry Freezer Pops will be loved by your family and friends.

INGREDIENTS:banana-berry-freezer-pops

1/4 cup milk
3/4 cup thawed light whipped topping
1 (5.3 oz) container honey nonfat Greek-style yogurt
1/2 cup fresh strawberry halves
1/2 small banana, cut into chunks
1/4 cup blueberries
6 wooden popsicle sticks
6 (3 oz) paper cups

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place all ingrdients in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth.

2. Pour into 6 (3 oz) paper cups; cover with foil. Insert popsicle stick into center of each cup.

3.  Freeze several hours or until firm. Peel off paper cups just before serving.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1 per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 2
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories 50, Total Fat 1.5g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 15mg, Sugars 9g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g

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 Weight Watchers 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 Watcher’s 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.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

postheadericon Orange-Dream Cheesecake

4.04 avg. rating (82% score) - 24 votes

Orange-Dream Cheesecake is a delicious and easy recipe for a dessert that will bring back the taste of the “Orange Dreambar” from the ice cream truck in our childhood. A great option for holidays or anytime. The difference is that this is even better in that it is a cheesecake. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare and (4) hours refrigeration time. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (8) Servings. Orange-Dream Cheesecake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.orange-dream-cheesecake

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 4 Hours-15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 graham cracker, crushed
2/3 cup boiling water
1 (.3 oz) box sugar-free orange gelatin
1 cup 2% cottage cheese
1 (8 oz) tub fat-free cream cheese
2 cups thawed fat-free whipped topping

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postheadericon Iced Fruit Tea

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

Iced Fruit Tea is an easy and quick 10 minute recipe for a refreshing fruity tea that is perfect for the spring and summner. Peaches, raspberries and blueberries are combined together for this great beverage which is ALSO a heart-healthy, NO-FAT, NO CHOLESTEROL, low carbohydrates, low sodium and a WeightWatchers (1) PointsPlus and diabetic friendly recipe. Makes (7) Servings. Iced Fruit Tea will be loved by everyone in your family and all your guests.

INGREDIENTS:iced-fruit-tea

5  cups cold water
1 cup orange juice
1 pkt (makes 2 qt. drink) or 2 pkts (makes 1 qt. drink each)
Crystal Light Peach Flavor Iced Tea Mix*

2 fresh peaches, sliced
1 cup fresh red raspberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
*Note: Crystal Light packets come in two sizes. Please note packet size before preparing recipe.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Add water and juice to drink mix in a large plastic or glass pitcher; stir until mix is dissolved.

2. Stir in fruit. Serve in glasses over ice.

YIELD: 7 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 1

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Fruit

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 50, Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 10mg, Sugars 8g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fiber 2g, 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 Weight Watchers 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 Watcher’s 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.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

postheadericon Quick Banana Pie Cups

4.29 avg. rating (86% score) - 7 votes

Quick Banana Pie Cups is a delicious, easy and quick (2 minute) recipe for 2. Made with banana, vanilla pudding, shortbread cookies and whipped topping. Two minutes from start to finish and no cooking! It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic, heart-healthy, WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus+ recipe. Works great for the spring and summer months since there is no cooking. Quick Banana Pie Cups will be loved by everyone.

INGREDIENTS:banana-pie-cups

2 vanilla flavor sugar free pudding snacks; (such as Jello brand)
1/2 banana, thinly sliced
1 pack (0.74 oz) shortbread cookies, such as Lorna Doone
2 Tbsp thawed sugar-free whipped topping

DIRECTIONS:

1. Layer half each of the pudding, bananas and cookies alternately in 2 dessert dishes; repeat.

2. Top with the whipped topping.

Yield: 2 Servings.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Carbohydrate + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 150, Total Fat 4.5g, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 240mg, Sugars 7g, Carbohydrates 28g, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g,Vitamin A 0 %DV, Vitamin C 4 %DV, Calcium 10 %DV, Iron 2 %DV

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 Weight Watchers 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 Watcher’s 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.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.