Marshmallow Fudge (1 point)


Ingredients:

1 1/3 cups Semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup Fat-free Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups Miniature Marshmallows


Instructions:

1. Line an 8 inch square pan with foil and coat with cooking spray;set aside. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chips with milk; stir until smooth. Remove from heat; cool for 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Fold in marshmallows and graham crackers.
2. Pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Lift out of the pan and remove foil; cut into 48 pieces.


Taste of Home: Guilt-Free Cooking

Three Bean Pot (3.5 points)

Yields: 6 Servings
Serving size = 1 cup

Ingredients

10 ounce Great Northern Beans rinsed and drained
10 ounce Pinto beans rinsed and drained
10 ounce Red kidney beans rinsed and drained
1 3/4 cups Stewed tomatoes chopped
1/2 cup Mushroom sliced
3/4 cup Onion chopped
1 cup Celery chopped
1 cup Carrots sliced
1/4 cup Bacon bits
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper
1/4 teaspoon Garlic minced


Instructions
Put in all the ingredients. Mix it up. Cover and cook low for 6 to 8 hours.

A Potful of Recipes

Cheesy Spinach-Artichoke Dip (3.5 Points)


Yields 5 1/4 cups dip (serving size: 1/4 cup dip and about 6 pita wedges)

Ingredients

11 (6-inch) pita bread rounds
1/3 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed without oil
1 cup boiling water
1 (14-ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts drained and coarsely chopped
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
1 (8-ounce) tub light cream cheese softened
1 (8-ounce) carton low-fat sour cream
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup fat-free milk
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Split each pita bread in half horizontally; cut each half into 6 wedges. Place pita wedges in a single layer on baking sheets; bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until toasted.

3. Combine sun-dried tomatoes and boiling water in a bowl; let stand for 1 hour or until soft.

4. Place artichokes and next 11 ingredients (through garlic) in a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Cover with lid; cook on low-heat setting 1 hour. Drain tomatoes; stir into dip. Cover and cook 1 hour. Serve warm with toasted pita wedges.
Cooking Light, OCTOBER 2004

Red Beans & Rice (7.7 points)

(From my new favorite cookbook; Cooking Light Slow Cooker)

Serving size: 1 cup bean mixture, 3/4 cup rice, 1 tbsp green onions
Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

3 cups Water
1 cup Red kidney beans dried
1 cup Onion chopped
1 cup Bell pepper chopped
3/4 cup Celery chopped
1 teaspoon Dried thyme
1 teaspoon Paprika
3/4 teaspoon Red pepper ground
1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
7 ounces Smoked turkey sausage thinly sliced
1 each Bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3 cups Long grain rice cooked
1/4 cup Green onions chopped


Instructions
Combine the first 12 ingredients in a 2 quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 5 hours. Discrad bay leaf; stir in salt. Serve over rice in individual bowls; sprinkle evenly with green onions.

Grilled Asian Pork Chops (4 Points)

Sorry no picture this time 🙂


Ingredients

6 tablespoons Low Sodium Soy Sauce
1 teaspoon Pepper
2 teaspoons Toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons Lime Juice
6 each Boneless Center Cut Pork Loin

Instructions
Combine all the ingredients. Marinate the pork in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes. Grill for 3 – 4 minutes on each side or until done.


WW Five Ingredient 15 Minute Cookbook

Summer Corn, Bacon and Potato Chowder (4 points)

Ingredients

1 medium Yukon Gold potato
1 sprays cooking spray
1/2 cup celery
1/4 cup onion
4 piece corn on the cob
1 cup sweet red pepper
4 oz Canadian-style bacon
2 cup fat-free skim milk
1/2 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce

Instructions
* Puncture potato in several places with a fork; microwave on high power until tender, turning over once, about 8 minutes. Allow to cool; peel and mash.

* Meanwhile, coat a large saucepan with cooking spray. Add celery, onion, corn and red pepper; sauté over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.

* Stir bacon and milk into saucepan; stir in mashed potato and mix well. Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce; stir to combine. Cover and simmer 10 minutes (do not allow to boil). Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.

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Chicken ‘n’ Cheese Casserole (6 Points)


Yields: 8 Servings

Ingredients

2 cups Macaroni cooked
2 cups boneless chicken breast halves chopped
2 cups Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
2 cups Fat Free Milk
8 ounces Reduced Fat Cheddar cheese cubed


Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In large casserole, combine all ingredients, mixing well.

3. Bake, covered 35 – 45 minutes. Remove cover; bake 10 – 15 minutes longer, serve immediately.

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