Monthly Archives: October 2016

Cherry Muffins

Cherry Muffins is an easy recipe for a dessert or snack which takes just over (1 hour) to make. Ingredients include sweet cherries and cream cheese for muffins both adults and kids will love. Suggested uses: Halloween parties, holiday crowds, birthday parties or events. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) muffins. Cherry Muffins will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.cherry-muffins

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes + Cooling time.

INGREDIENTS:

(1-2 lb) fresh or frozen dark sweet cherries, pitted
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
1/2 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 large egg
2 cups self-rising flour, sifted
1 cup skim milk

Easy 7-Layer Salad

Easy 7-Layer Salad is a delicious recipe for large gatherings, holiday crowds and events. Makes: 12 servings. Ingredients include: green peas, fresh spinach, green onions, mayonnaise and Cheddar cheese all layered and then refrigerated. The only cooking will be for the bacon and it takes a total time of 1 Hour-20 Minutes including refrigeration to make. Use it as a light meal or possibly as a side. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints, (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Easy 7-Layer Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-7-layer-salad

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

1 red bell pepper, chopped
4 green onions, sliced
1 (10 oz) box frozen peas, thawed, drained
3/4 cup low-fat Mayonnaise w/olive oil
3/4 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
4 slices cooked turkey bacon, chopped

Boston Iced Tea

Boston Iced Tea is a delicious, easy and quick (35) minute recipe for large holiday and party crowds. Summary: This is made with common ingredients to make it very simple and takes only (15) minutes to cook. Frozen cranberry juice concentrate, tea bags and sweetener are boiled, then chilled and served garnished with orange slices. This is also a very healthy, low calories, low fat, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Boston Iced Tea will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.boston-iced-tea

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 35 Minutes + chilling time.

INGREDIENTS:

1 gallon water
1/2 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
15 tea bags
1 (12 oz) can frozen cranberry juice concentrate
8 slices of unpeeled fresh oranges, sliced thinly and halved

Halloween Eggs

Halloween Eggs is an easy recipe for a large gathering. It makes (24) servings and would fit in well for children’s Halloween parties at home or school. Ingredients include: hard-boiled eggs, cream cheese, dill pickles, tomatoes and black olives. Summary: The stuffed eggs are decorated with the cut-up vegetables to resemble little devils. This will make a very attention-getting presentation for your event. This is also a very healthy, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Halloween Eggs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.halloween-eggs

Total Time: About 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

12 hard boiled eggs
(2 oz) Neufchatel cheese, softened
1/4 cup light Ranch salad dressing
2 Tbsp chopped Kosher dill pickles
1 tsp hot sauce
1/4 tsp paprika
6 grape tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges
3 small pitted black olives, halved lengthwise & sliced crosswise