Category Archives: HOLIDAY RECIPES

Easy Strawberry Cake

Easy Strawberry Cake is a no-cooking recipe for a light and delicious strawberry topped, angel-food cake which uses a store bought cake and a made from scratch fluffy frosting. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (1) hour of refrigeration. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Easy Strawberry Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10 oz) round angel food cake
1-1/4 cups skim milk
1 box (4 serving size) vanilla fat-free, sugar-free instant pudding mix
1 Tbsp lemon zest
1 cup strawberries, chopped
2 cups frozen light whipped topping, thawed
6 whole strawberries, halved

Healthy Berry Pie

Healthy Berry Pie is an easy and quick (45) minute recipe. Summary: It uses a crust made from oreo cookies; filled with strawberries and blueberries then topped with whipped topping. A delicious pie with a light, flaky crust. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Healthy Berry Pie will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.healthy-berry-pie
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 egg whites
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp baking powder
10 reduced-fat Oreo cookies (or other brand)
1 cup frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup blueberries

Easy Hoppin-John

Easy Hoppin-John is a delicious, spicy, and quick (30) minute, traditional Southern meal recipe. A great New Year’s Day or any day of the week option. Best used for large gatherings. Ingredients include, Blackeye peas, sausage, onions and rice. It is well-spiced and all cooked on the stovetop. This also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/4 cup) serving size. Easy Hoppin-John will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes.easy-hoppin-john
Total Time: About 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 (15.5 oz) cans blackeye peas, drained, rinsed
2 (14.5 oz) cans fat-free-low sodium chicken broth
1 (13 oz) pkg. uncured turkey sausage, sliced thin
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup water
1 tsp crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2-1/2 cups instant white rice, uncooked

Easy Tomato Appetizer

Easy Tomato Appetizer is a delicious recipe best used for large gatherings such as game-day-crowds, holidays and/or events. It is also a quick recipe which takes only (10) minutes to prepare and (3) hours to chill. Ingredients include: Cream cheese, tomatoes, green onions, garlic and Cheddar cheese with crackers for dipping. 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 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Easy Tomato Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: 3 Hours.
Total Time: 3 Hours-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) bar Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small tomatoes, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
Reduced-Fat thin wheat snack crackers, (for dipping)

Spicy Cheese Dip

Spicy Cheese Dip is a delicious recipe for a very creamy and spicy cheese dip. This would work well for any large crowds, events and holiday gatherings such as Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is also an easy recipe that takes only (10) minutes to prepare and could made up to 24 hours ahead of time. Feta cheese, roasted red peppers, yogurt and crushed red pepper are the only ingredients in this super easy dip. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium,, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (10) servings. Spicy Cheese Dip will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.spicy-cheese-dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (3.5 oz) pkg. reduced-fat Feta cheese crumbles, divided
1 (7 oz) jar roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry
1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek-style yogurt
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper