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postheadericon Cream Cheese-Tortilla Roll-Ups

4.89 avg. rating (94% score) - 9 votes

Cream Cheese-Tortilla Roll-Ups is an easy, quick (10) minute recipe for a large gathering. It is a perfect option for birthdays, holidays and any event or celebration. Makes (12) servings; (2) roll-ups per serving. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Made with broccoli, carrots, Ranch dressing and cream cheese, then rolled up in whole wheat tortillas. Cream Cheese-Tortilla Roll-Ups will be lovcream-cheese-tortilla-roll-upsed by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup (1/2 of 8 oz tub) (1/3 less-fat cream cheese spread)
2 tbsp light Ranch salad dressing
4 whole wheat tortillas (6 inch)
1 small carrot, finely chopped
1/3 cup small broccoli florets, finely chopped

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postheadericon Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw

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

Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw is a delicious, easy, no-cook and quick (10) minute to assemble recipe. An excellent option for your Christmas, Thanksgiving and/or New Year’s Day holidays. Main Ingredients include: Slaw mix, apples, onions, and dried cranberries. This is also a calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, Weight Watchers  (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints), heart-healthy, vegetarian and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-cran-apple-slaw

Prep Time: 10 minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (14 oz bag) cabbage slaw mix
1 apple, chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped red onions
1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
2 tbsp maple-flavor pancake syrup

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postheadericon Cinnamon Coffee

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

Cinnamon Coffee is a delicious, easy and quick recipe for the chilly and cold months of the year. An ideal option for the Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and New Year holidays. It takes only (20) minutes to complete this tasty cinnamon  and spiced beverage. Cinnamon and sugar sweetened coffee is a delicious way to warm you up on the cold days and evenings. Perfect for your holiday gatherings, desserts and events. It is also a healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes 8 Servings. Cinnamon Coffee will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.cinnamon-coffee

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2/3 cup ground coffee
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup granulated sugar
6 cups cold water

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postheadericon Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

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

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes is a delicious, easy and quick recipe for a holiday side dish. It will become your favorite sweet potato recipe for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is also a generally nutritious recipe. It is low in calories, low in fat, low in sodium, low in cholesterol and low in carbohydrates. Though NOT a diet recipe it calculates to a WW (5) PointsPlus recipe. Apple juice, brown sugar, marshmallows, ginger, coconut and butter  combine to make this a recipe you will add to your holiday menu. Great for any special occasion meal. Makes 12 Servings. Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes will be twice-baked-sweet-potatoesloved by all your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

6 sweet potatoes (2-1/2 lb.), baked, slightly cooled
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
6 Tbsp apple juice
2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1/3 cup flaked coconut
1 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out centers, leaving 1/8-inch-thick shells. Mash potatoes in medium bowl. Add the 1/2 cup butter, apple juice, brown sugar and ginger; beat until fluffy.

3. Spoon into the shells. Mix remaining ingredients; spoon over potatoes.

4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.

YIELD: 12 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Potato half per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 200, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 115mg, Sugars: 17g, Carbohydrates: 27g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A 370 %DV, Vitamin C 30 %DV, Calcium 4 %DV, Iron 4 %DV

Image and recipe source: http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/double-baked-sweet-potatoes-51643.aspx

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 White Chocolate-Almond Cookies

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

White Chocolate-Almond Cookies is a delicious, quick and easy recipe that takes (15) minutes to prepare and only (13) minutes to bake. This would be a good option for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New year holiday season; also for Christmas gift baskets, for tea time, dessert and treats anytime of the year. Makes 36, (2 Cookiewhite-chocolate-almond-cookies), servings. White Chocolate-Almond Cookies will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 tsp pure almond extract
(8 oz) white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 cup slivered almond

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Mix flour, baking soda and salt intogether in a medium size bowl. Set aside. Beat butter and sugar together in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add in eggs and almond extract; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate and almonds.

3. Drop by heaping tablespoons, about 1″ apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets.

4. Bake for12 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

YIELD: About 6 Dozen (72 Cookies), 36 servings.
Serving Size: 2 cookies per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4 per serving size.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 161, Fat: 9g, Sodium: 117mg, Cholesterol: 25mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 2g

NOTE: Original Recipe and Image Source: (Mccormick & Co, Inc.) http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Dessert/Almond-White-Chocolate-Chunk-Cookies

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.