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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 Lemon Mock Margarita Coolers

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

Lemon Mock Margarita Coolers is an easy and delicious recipe which would serve as an excellent  non-alcoholic beverage for Christmas, New year’s Day celebrations and Valentine’s Day. Ingredients Include: Lime juice, orange juice and lemonade drink mix. It takes only (5) minutes to make these refreshing cocktails. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (0 PointsPlus), (1 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (5) servings. Lemon Mock Margarita Coolers will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Total Time: 5 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 pkt (makes 2 qt drink) or 2 pkts (make 1 qt drink each),
Crystal Light Lemonade Flavor Drink Mix

1-1/2 cups cold water
1/2 cup cold orange juice
1 tbsp lime juice
5 cups crushed ice, or ice cubes

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postheadericon Mango Smoothies

4.20 avg. rating (86% score) - 5 votes

Mango Smoothies is a delicious, easy, quick and healthy low calories, no-fat, no cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus and heart-healthy recipe. Makes 3 Servings. Use as for breakfast, a treat or to compliment a spicy Tex-Mex meal. Mango Smoothies will be loved by family, friends and guests.mango-smoothie

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup ice cubes
1 large ripe mango, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 cup mango nectar or orange juice
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS:

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

2. Divide into 3 serving glasses and serve immediately.

Yield: 3 (8 oz) Servings
Serving Size: 1 (8 oz) drink per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 3
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 110, Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 180mg, Sugars 22g, Carbohydrates 26g, Fiber 2g, Protein 4g

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 Biggest Loser Chocolate-Cherry Smoothie

4.78 avg. rating (92% score) - 9 votes

Biggest Loser Chocolate-Cherry Smoothie is a featured recipe of The Biggest Loser and also a heart-healthy, WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. It is low in calories, low in fat, low in cholesterol, low in sodium and low in carbohydrates. Great for breakfast or a treat. Get your chocolate craving without the sugar in this delicious smoothie. Makes 1 (12 oz) serving. Biggest Loser Chocolate-Cherry Smoothie will be a beverage you and your family will love.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup frozen unsweetened dark sweet cherries, not thawed
1/2 cup sugar-free, fat-free vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup skim milk
1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
4 ice cubes
1 tsp honey, optional

 

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postheadericon Cran-Raspberry Martinis

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Cran-Raspberry Martinis is an easy and delicious alcoholic beverage recipe that will fit in with Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. Ingredients include Bottled cranberry juice, club soda, Raspberry drink mix and fresh cranberries. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (0 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Cran-Raspberry Martinis will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 pkt (makes 2 qt drink) or 2 pkts (makes 1 qt drink each) Crystal Light
Raspberry Flavor Ice Drink Mix*

2 cups water
2 cups low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail
1/2 cup vodka
2 cups cold club soda or sparkling water
6 frozen cranberries

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