Thursday, June 21, 2007

Light Mashed Potatoes

Serves 6 - 2 pts./serving

2 cans non-fat chicken broth
5 large potatoes
salt and pepper to taste

Place broth and potatoes in saucepan. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over medium heat 10 min. or until tender. Drain, reserving broth.

Mash potatoes with 1 1/4 cups of reserved broth and add salt pepper to taste. Add additional broth, if needed, until desired consistency.

Oven Fried Honey Chicken

Serves: 6 - 6 pts./serving

1/4 cup honey
2 Tbsp. Balsamic or wine vinegar
1 1/2 cups dried bread crumbs
6 each boneless skinless chicken breast halves

recipe directions
Combine honey and vinegar. Dip chicken in honey mixture then roll in bread crumbs to coat. Place on a baking sheet which has been sprayed well with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 375F for 30 minutes, or until cooked through.

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Cheesy Ranch Dip

Serves: 10 - 2 pts. each
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recipe ingredients
1 pkg Ranch style dressing mix
1/2 cup nonfat mayonnaise
8 oz nonfat cream cheese, softened
8 oz low fat cheddar cheese, shredded
1 Tbsp. blue cheese

recipe directions
Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Chill until serving time. One serving is about 1/4 cup. Flavor gets better if you chill for a few days in advance. Serve with raw vegetables.

Frozen Butterfinger Pie

Serves: 9 - 5 pts. each
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recipe ingredients
40 chocolate graham crackers (10 full cookie sheets)
11/2 Tbsp. butter or stick margarine, melted
1 large egg white
4 cups vanilla fat-free frozen yogurt
3 Tbsp. light-colored corn syrup
3 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
1 Tbsp. fat-free milk
1 (2.1-ounce) Butterfinger candy bar, chopped
cooking spray

recipe directions
Preheat oven to 350`. Place graham crackers in a food processor; pulse until crumbly. Add butter and egg white; pulse until moist. Press crumb mixture into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350` for 8 minutes; cool on a wire rack 15 minutes. Freeze 15 minutes. Remove yogurt from freezer, and let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes to soften. Spoon half of yogurt into prepared crust. Combine the corn syrup, peanut butter, and milk in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Drizzle half of the peanut butter mixture over the yogurt in crust. Sprinkle with half of chopped candy bar. Repeat the procedure with remaining yogurt, peanut butter mixture, and candy bar. Cover with plastic wrap, andfreeze for 3 hours or until firm.

Twice Baked Potatoes

Serves: 4 - 4 pts. each
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recipe ingredients
4 baking potatoes
1/4 cup egg substitute
4 tablespoons reduced fat margarine
4 tablespoons low fat milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup fresh chopped chives
3/4 cup shredded lowfat cheddar cheese

recipe directions
Scrub potatoes, prick with fork and bake at 375 degrees about 1 hour. Cut a slice off the top of the baked potato. Carefully scoop potato out of the shell and place in bowl. Mash potatoes and blend with all ingredients except cheese. Fill potato shells with filling and bake another 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and bake until cheese is melted.

Cheese Potato Bake

Serves: 4 - 2 pts. per serving
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recipe ingredients
1 lb. baking potatoes
1/4 cup nonfat ranch dressing
1/4 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese

recipe directions
Scrub potatoes and slice into 1/4 inch thick slices. Toss with Ranch dressing until well coated and place in a small baking dish which has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle cheese over top. Bake at 350*F for about 55 minutes or until done.