No-Bake Mango Pie

No-Bake Mango Pie is an easy recipe for a takeoff on the popular Cuban Mojito drink. It combines the flavors of lime and rum, using fresh squeezed lime juice and rum extract. A delicious, creamy pie with vibrant flavor. A possible Cinco De Mayo dessert option. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 8 servings. No-Bake Mango Pie will be loved by all of your famimango-piely, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes.
Total Time: 3 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (0.25 oz) envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup skim milk
1 (8 oz) bar reduced fat cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 cup light sour cream
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tsp grated lime peel
1/2 tsp rum extract
2 ripe mangoes, peeled and cut into 1/4″ cubes
1 (6 oz) reduced-fat graham cracker pie crust
1 fresh Mint sprig, (optional)
1 ripe mango, sliced (optional)

Asian Beef-Noodle Soup

Asian Beef-Noodle Soup is a delicious traditional Vietnamese recipe, made with beef steak, bok-choy, rice noodles and bean sprouts. Total time start to finish is only 30 minutes. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus recipe with a generous (1-1/3 cup) serving size). Makes 4 servings. Asian Beef-Noodle Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.asian-beef-noodle-soup

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tsp canola oil
1 lb beef flank steak, very thinly sliced against the grain
4 cups chopped bok choy, (1 small head, about 1 lb)
4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
4 oz wide rice noodles
2 tsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
1-1/2 cups mung bean sprouts
4 tbsp chopped fresh basil, or to taste

Pumpkin Nut Bread

 

Pumpkin Nut Bread is an easy and quick to assemble recipe for a great pumpkin bread with walnuts and raisins. This makes a great option to add to your holiday baking list also. It uses fat-free yogurt and no-fat sour cream to make it a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic, friendly, heart-healthy, Weight Watchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (2) loaves; (16) servings. Pumpkin Nut Bread will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.pumpkin-nut-bread

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Butter-flavored cooking spray
1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1 tbsp fat-free sour cream
2 cups canned pumpkin
3 eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
4 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles

Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles is a delicious and quick (23 Minute) recipe which is also a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers friendly recipe. A great option for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter holidays or anytime. Makes 36 cookies. Heart-Healthy Snickerdoodles will be loved by all of healthy-snickerdoodlesyour family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 8 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
1-3/4 cups granulated sugar, divided
1 cup butter flavor shortening
2 eggs
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp ground cinnamon

Unstuffed Artichoke Appetizer

Unstuffed Artichoke Appetizer is a simple way to make stuffed artichokes WITHOUT stuffing them. This recipe uses canned artichoke hearts, split in half, Panko bread crumbs, garlic and Parmesan cheese; then baked. All done in less than an hour for a delicious and easy to assemble appetizer. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 12 servings. Unstuffed Artichoke Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guestsunstuffed-artichoke-appetizer.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
2 (14 oz) cans medium size artichoke hearts, drained, halved lengthwise

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup Italian seasoned Panko bread crumbs
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp olive oil, divided