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postheadericon Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls is an easy and quick recipe for a delicious breakfast, dessert or snack. Made with blueberries and cream cheese folded into crescent rolls and baked in the oven. Total time from start to finish is only (23) minutes. This is also a very flexible recipe in that any kind of fruit could be used in place of the blueberries. Blueberry-Cream Cheese Rolls will be loved by your entire family and all your friends.blueberry-cream-cheese-rolls

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) can refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1 (4 oz) bar or (1/2 of 8 oz bar) Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 Tbsp sugar
1/2 cup blueberries, divided
1 tsp Powdered Sugar, (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.

2. Unroll dough into four rectangles; firmly press perforations together to seal.

3. Combine Neufchatel and sugar; spread onto dough rectangles to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top evenly with blueberries. Bring opposite corners of rectangles together; press together to seal. Place on ungreased baking sheet.

4. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.
(Optional: If desired; sprinkle with 1 tsp. sifted powdered sugar just before serving).

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 roll per serving.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 350, Total Fat 19g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 600mg, Sugars 12g, Carbohydrates 34g, Fiber 0g, Protein 7g, Vitamin A 6 %DV, Vitamin C 0 %DV, Calcium 2 %DV, Iron 10 %DV

postheadericon Banana Nut Bread

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 6 votes

Banana Nut Bread is a delicious and easy recipe. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Only 15 minutes to assemble making it a quick recipe. Healthy, delicious, easy and quick. It can’t get much better than this. Banana Nut Bread will be loved by your family, friends and guests.banana-nut-bread

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 egg
1/2 cup Miracle Whip Dressing
1-1/3 cups mashed fully ripe bananas (about 3)
1-1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. Beat together the egg, Miracle Whip and bananas in a large bowl with whisk until blended. Mix remaining ingredients. Add to banana mixture; stir just until moistened.

3. Pour into a 9″ x 5″ loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray.

4. Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.

YIELD: 1 loaf (16 servings).

WW pointsPlus+ = 4
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/easy-banana-bread-115804.aspx

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 160, Total Fat 4.5g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 280mg, Sugars 16g, Carbohydrates 27g, 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 Tex-Mex Beef-Cornbread Casserole

4.75 avg. rating (92% score) - 8 votes

Tex-Mex Beef-Cornbread Casserole is a delicious recipe for a hearty comfort food meal. Made with lean ground beef, a boxed corn muffin mix for the topping, with enchilada sauce, black beans, onions and jalapeno pepper for a great casserole that is WeightWatchers friendly at (9) PointsPlus per serving. Tex-Mex Beef-Cornbread Casserole will be lotex-mex-beef-cornbread-casseroleved by your family, friends & Guests.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 lb lean ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
1 (15 oz) can enchilada sauce
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 (8.5 oz) box corn muffin mix
1 (8 oz) bag shredded Mexican four cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. Brown meat with onions and peppers in a large skillet. Stir in next 4 ingredients; cook and stir 3 minutes or until heated through. Spoon into a 13″ x 9″ baking dish.

3. Prepare corn muffin mix as directed on package; stir in cheese. Spread over meat mixture.

4. Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cornbread topping comes out clean.

YIELD: 10 Servings.

WW PointsPlus+ = 9
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 330, Total Fat 15g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 70mg, Sodium 610mg, Sugars 8g, Carbohydrates 30g, Fiber 4g, Protein 19g

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.

postheadericon Easy Italian Stuffed Peppers

4.38 avg. rating (87% score) - 13 votes

Easy Italian Stuffed Peppers is an easy recipe which takes just over (1) hour total time for a delicious meal. Ingredients include: Extra lean ground beef, Italian sauce, brown rice and Mozzarella cheese. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) Servings with a generous (2) Pepper Halves per serving. Easy Italian Stuffed Peppers will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-italian-stuffed-peppers

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Bake Time: 45 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup uncooked instant brown rice
(1 lb) 90% extra-lean ground beef
3 cups traditional Italian sauce
6 medium size red or green bell peppers
1 (4 oz) bag shredded fat-free Mozzarella cheese

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postheadericon Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

4.57 avg. rating (90% score) - 7 votes

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole is a delicious recipe for an easy and quick meal. If you love bacon cheeseburgers this recipe will become a Keeper! It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus and diabetic recipe. Ingredients include: extra-lean ground beef, onions, turkey bacon, shredded Cheddar cheese, ketchup, mustard and tater tots. Less than an hour for the total time to prepare and cook. Bacon Cheesbacon-cheeseburger-casseroleeburger Casserole will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 lb extra-lean ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1/3 cup ketchup
2 tbsp yellow mustard
1 cup 2% sharp shredded Cheddar cheese
8 slices turkey bacon, cooked, crumbled
4 cups (1/2 of 2 lb bag) or 1 (1 lb box) frozen potato tots

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 400º F.

2. Brown meat with onions in skillet; drain. Stir in ketchup and mustard; spoon into a 9″ square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with remaining ingredients.

3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until casserole is heated through and potato tots are golden brown.

YIELD: 8 servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1 Cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 7
Carb Choices: 1

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 260, Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 4.5g, Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 740mg, Sugars 4g, Carbohydrates 18g, Fiber 1g, Protein 18g, Vitamin A 4 %DV, Vitamin C 8 %DV, Calcium 20 %DV, Iron 10 %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.