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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

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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 Lima Bean Slaw

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

Lima Bean Slaw is a delicious and easy recipe that takes only 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes total time from start to finish. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus per serving recipe. Lima beans, zucchini, bell peppers, Napa cabbage, fennel and fresh basil with Italian salad dressing make up this delicious side dish. Makes (12) Servings. Perfect for large gatherings. Lima Bean Slalima-bean-slaww will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Total Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (16 oz) bag frozen lima beans
6 cups shredded napa cabbage
1 cup thinly sliced fennel, halved
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, then sliced crosswise
3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

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postheadericon Easy Deviled Eggs

4.22 avg. rating (85% score) - 9 votes

Easy Deviled Eggs is an easy and delicious recipe for deviled eggs. It is a perfect accompaniment for holiday appetizers, picnics, and summer grilling menus. Use it for Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter to get rid of the Easter Bunny’s eggs. Ingredients Include: Hard-boiled eggs, sour cream, and Dijon mustard. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 24 Servings. Easy Deviled Eggs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Dozen hard boiled eggs, cut lengthwise in half
3 Tbsp light sour cream
3 Tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 Tbsp sweet pickle relish
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp ground cayenne pepper

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postheadericon Wilted Spinach Salad

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

Wilted Spinach Salad is an easy, quick and delicious recipe that could be used as a side salad or light meal. Baby spinach tossed with a made from scratch vinaigrette. It is a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus and diabetic friendly recipe. Makes 4 servings. Wilted Spinach Salad will be loved by you and your family and guests.

INGREDIENTS:wilted-spinach-salad

1 (7 oz) bag baby spinach greens
1/2 cup fat free salad croutons

Dressing:
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Dijon mustard

3 tbsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
5 slices turkey bacon
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place spinach greens in a large mixing bowl. Remove any undesirable leaves or large stems. Add croutons. Set aside.

2. Make dressing.
Blend together vinegar, water, mustard and sweetener in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.

3. Finely slice bacon into small strips. Place in a medium size saucepan and fry over medium-high heat until crispy (approx. 3-4 minutes).

4. Add onion and garlic and cook over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes.

5. Add vinegar mixture and simmer 1-2 minutes. Pour over spinach and croutons. Toss well. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 2
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 80, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 620mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 9g, Fiber 2g, Protein 5g

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DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers 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.