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postheadericon WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies

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

WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies is an easy and quick recipe for a refreshing beverage anytime of the day. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus and (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 2 (8 oz) servings. WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies wilww-raspberry-banana-smoothies2l be loved by all of  your family and friends.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 large sliced ripe banana
1-1/4 cups unsweetened, frozen red or black raspberries
5 packets granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 cup low-fat 1% milk

DIRECTIONS:

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postheadericon Hot Spiced Cider

4.00 avg. rating (84% score) - 4 votes

Hot Spiced Cider is a delicious recipe that will fill your home with a wonderful aroma as it cooks. One could say this would serve as a natural room freshener as well as a wonderful party, holiday and event beverage. Features include apple cider, orange juice, cloves, cinnamon, allspice, lemon and orange extracts. Only 5 minutes to assemble and 30 minutes to cook. May be served hot or cold. Great for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and any cold weather holiday or event. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 16 servings. Hot Spiced Cider will be loved by all of your family, friends and guesthot-spiced-ciders.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 gal apple cider
1 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp pure orange extract
1/2 tsp pure lemon extract
2 tsp whole cloves
4 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp whole allspice

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postheadericon Creole Potato Salad

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

Creole Potato Salad is a delicious and different style of potato salad, that would make a hit for your summer and spring barbecues and picnics. A spicy Creole side dish featuring, green onions, tomatoes and of course potatoes with a Creole mustard, mayonnaise and sour cream dressing. It is a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 10 servings and can easily be adapted for a healthier recipe. Creole Potato Salad will be loved by all of yocreole-potato-saladur family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 2 Hours, 40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 lbs red potatoes
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup Creole mustard
1/2 tsp, (or more if desired), Creole seasoning
1/2 tsp granulated sugar
1-1/2 cups diced fresh tomatoes
2 tbsp thinly sliced green onions

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place potatoes in lightly salted water to cover in a large saucepot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain, then quarter potatoes.

2. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, Creole seasoning and sugar together in a large bowl until well blended. Add in the warm potatoes; toss to coat well. Add in tomatoes and green onions; toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until ready to serve.

YIELD: 10 Servings.
Serving Size: 2/3 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 4
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 159, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 7mg, Sodium: 295mg, Sugars: 2.5g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Zatarains/Recipes/Salads-Sides/Zatarains-Creole-Mustard-Potato-Salad

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postheadericon Healthy Almond Biscotti

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

Healthy Almond Biscotti is a delicious recipe for a traditional Italian crispy cookie made healthier. It takes (20) minutes to prepare and only (10) minutes to bake these delicious and flavorful cookies. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (1 PointsPlus), (2 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (32) Cookies. Healthy Almond Biscotti will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.almond-biscotti

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1/2 cup Splenda brand,
Sugar Blend for Baking

1/4 cup slivered almonds
2 Tbsp butter
4 egg whites
2 tsp almond extract
2 cups white whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

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postheadericon Grilled Steak Salad

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

Grilled Steak Salad is an easy, delicious and quick (30) minute; start to finish recipe. This is a great recipe you will want to add to your outdoor grilling rotatation. Ingredients include: Beef sirloin steak, mixed salad greens, tomatoes, onions, black olives, and an avocado salad dressing. This is also a low fat, low calories, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Serving Size: (3 cups) per serving. Makes: (4 )servings. Grilled Steak Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and gugrilled-steak-salad2ests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb boneless beef sirloin steak

NOTE:
(This recipe is also a great way to use leftover cooked beef steak, or roast beef).

Dash of chili powder
8 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup sliced red onions
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1/4 cup light Italian salad dressing
1/2 of a medium size ripe avocado, peeled, pitted
20 saltine crackers

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