Monday, February 28, 2011

Cilantro Ranch dip (WW)

1 package Ranch buttermilk mix
2 c. FF mayo (10 Points Plus)
2 tomatillos
1 jalapeno
1 bunch cilantro
2 cloves garlic
juice of 1 lime
blend in blender, serve with veggies

TOTAL RECIPES= 10 PointsPlus

Rain Water dressing (WW)

1 1/2 c. white vinegar
1/2 c. water
1 tsp. salt
2/3 c. splenda

Stir let veggies marinate....cucumbers, onions, bell pepper, tomatoes etc.

Total PointsPlus=0

oriental green beans (WW)

1 1/2 lbs fresh green beans, trimmed (or you can use the fresh frozen ones)
3 T. soy sauce
1 T. toasted sesame oil (4 PointsPlus)
1 tsp. splenda
6 cloves garlic, minced
cook green beans until just tender. While green beans are cooking mix soy sauce oil and splenda set aside. Drain beans; set aside. Spray pan cook garlic (just a little don't brown or it will get bitter) add green beans; cook 2 min. Add soy sauce mixture cook 1-2 min. or until most lizuid is obsorbed.

TOTAL PointsPlus=4

Sweet and Sour Chicken (WW)

1 c. water
1/2 c. white vinegar
1 c. splenda
2 Tbls. ketchup (1 PointsPlus)
1 Tbls. soy sauce
chicken breast (boneless, skinless 1 PointPlus per ounce)
Bake 350 for 1 hour
Thicken sauce with corn starch if desired (1 PointsPlus per Tablespoon)

Marinade TOTAL PointsPlus=1 (plus cornstarch)

Teriyaki Sauce (WW)

equal parts splenda and La choy soy sauce
add garlic, ginger, and green onion. Marinade meat in sauce then bake till almost done and then through on the bar-B. Yummo

TOTAL PointsPlus= 0 for marinade (count meat accordingly)

Bubble up pizza casserole

2 tsp onion powder
16 oz canned tomato sauce (4 PointsPlus)
1/2 tsp basil
1/3 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp italian seasoning
12 oz pillsbury grand biscuits (5 PointsPlus/each or 40 PointsPlus per tube)
2 c. part skim mozzerella cheese (2 PointsPlus/ounce= 32 PointsPlus for 16oz)
16 oz uncooked lean hamburger (7% fat) (16 PointsPlus)
any veggies
1/ preheat oven to 350. In skillet, brown meat. Stir in onion powder, tomato sauce, basil garlic and Italian seasoning. Add quartered biscuits, add any veggies you want,Stir gently untill biscuits and veggies are covered with sauce. Spoon into 9x13 sprayed pan. Bake 25 min then sprinkle w/ cheese and bake 10 min more (until biscuits are done). Let stand 5 min. Serves 8

Key lime pie (WW)

1 Ready Crust Reduced fat graham cracker crust (24 PointsPlus)
1 Pkg (4 serving) sugar free lime-jello
1/4 c. boiling water
2 (6 oz.) containers key lime light yogurt (4 PointsPlus)
1 (8 oz.)container FF cool whip

In large bowl dissolve jello in boiling water. Stir in yogurt with whisk. Fold in cool whip. Put in crust. Fridge overnight or at least 2 hours. You can make this with any flavor jello, just match the yogurt flavor.

TOTAL PointsPlus= 28

Vegetable Burritos (WW)

1 zucchini, sliced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 c. canned black beans, drained and rinsed (1 PointsPlus)
1/4 c. salsa
opt. 1/4 c. lowfat cheddar cheese (1 PointsPlus/ounce)

put zucchini and pepper in pan with 2 tbls water, cook till crisp tender. Stir in beans and salsa cook 1 to 2 min. more.
serve in tortilla

TOTAL PointsPlus=1 PointsPlus (add cheese and tortilla PointsPlus accordingly)

Blueberry pancakes (WW)

2 parts Krusteaz blueberry pancake mix (12 PointsPlus/ 1 cup)
1 part wheat bran (3 PointsPlus/1 cup)

add enough water to make desired consistancy.

Whole Wheat Waffles

2 c. whole wheat flour
1 c. white flour
1 c. bran
1 c. egg sub.
4 c. buttermilk
1/3 c. whiped butter (70 cal. a tbls)
4 egg whites beaten
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1 Tablespoon splenda
1 tsp salt

beat egg whites till stiff set aside. Mix dry ingredients add buttermilk, egg sub. and butter mix till just blended--fold in beaten egg whites.

Shrimp cocktail sauce

lemon juice

adjust amounts to taste. I love this simple cocktail sauce, delish!

Easy chicken tortilla soup (WW)

1/2 c. bell pepper, diced
1/2 c. med yellow onion, diced
1/2 tsp. cumin
2 cans chicken broth
1 c. frozen corn
cooked or grilled chicken breast (as much or little as you want) (boneless, skinless=1 PointsPlus/ounce)
1 1/2 c. salsa

Saute bell pepper and onion. Add the rest of the ingredients. Simmer and serve.
Garnish with cilantro, grated cheese, sour cream, lime wedges, tortilla chips whatever your little heart desires.

TOTAL PointsPlus based on amount and type of chicken added.

Jell-O 1-2-3 Dessert (WW)

This recipe comes from the side of the Jell-O packages. It is surprisingly good...and insanely low in everything (calories and nutritional value). It just isn't filling at all...just something to satisfy a sweet tooth. I LOVE the peach!

3/4 c. boiling water
1 small package Jell-O (0 PointsPlus)
ice cubes
1/2 c. cold water
1/2 c. lite or fat free Cool-Whip, thawed (2 PointsPlus)

Dissolve the Jell-O in the boiling water and pour into a blender. Add ice to the cold water until measuring 1 1/4c, then add to the blender and blend for 30 seconds. Fold in Cool-Whip and refrigerate until set.

TOTAL POINTSPLUS=2 (for the entire recipe)

Glop (WW)

26 oz jar salsa
1 lb. extra lean ground turkey
1 cup cooked brown rice
24 oz. carton ff cottage cheese

brown turkey till done. Add other ingredients. serve with tortilla, chips whatever. Good hot or cold. Makes 17 1/2 cup servings

Egg Rolls (WW)

1/2 lb. Hamburger (super lean,raw weight) (8 PointsPlus)
2 c. cabbage, shredded
2 c. carrots, shredded
1 onion chopped
garlic, minced
soy sauce
1/4 c. egg substitute (1 PointsPlus)
opt. salt, garlic, splenda, pepper to taste
20 egg roll skins (2 PointsPlus/each)

mix all put 1/4 c. mixture in 20 egg roll skins. Spray frying pan with pam brown egg rolls. (you can add water at this point and steam 2-5 min. with lid on if you like, I don't) cook till done.

Mixture TOTAL PointsPlus= 9 (add egg roll skins accordingly)

Glop (WW)

I know, the name sounds gross, and it looks even worse, but it is seriously pretty good stuff, and way low-cal.

26 oz. salsa (0 PointsPlus)
1 lb. extra lean ground turkey (16 PointsPlus)
24 oz. fat free cottage cheese (9 PointsPlus)
1 c. cooked rice (5 PointsPlus)

Cook the ground turkey, then add the cottage cheese, rice, and salsa until heated through.
Serve hot or cold.


Makes 17 servings (1/2c./each)=2 Points Plus/serving