Category Archives: SNACKS & TREATS

Healthy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies is an easy recipe for your fall and winter baking options. It takes just over (1) hour total time for these soft and chewy treats. Ingredients Include: Oats, raisins, cinnamon, butter, brown sugar and vanilla. You will be making these often so save it in your file. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (24) cookies. Healthy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 24-28 Minutes.
Total Time: 1-1/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup white whole-wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1-1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
6 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1 large egg
1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup raisins

Green Pea-Prosciutto Crostini

Green Pea-Prosciutto Crostini is a quick (20) minute recipe for an appetizer or mid-day snack. Ingredients include: Frozen green peas, French bread baguette, Ricotta cheese, Prosciutto and it is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings; (2) crostini per serving. Green Pea-Prosciutto Crostini will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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INGREDIENTS:

(8 oz) frozen green peas, thawed
1 cup fresh basil leaves
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
12 (1/4″-thick) slices French bread baguette, toasted
1/4 cup part-skim Ricotta cheese
(1/2 oz) very thinly sliced prosciutto, torn into 12 equal pieces
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Healthy Chocolate-Chip Cookies

Healthy Chocolate-Chip Cookies is an easy recipe that will become your favorite go-to for chocolate chip cookies. This recipe uses whole wheat flour and Canola oil to make them healthier. Ingredients include: Whole-Wheat flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, butter and chocolate-chips. It makes a great snack, treat or coffee-break and lunch-box option. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (30) cookies. Healthy Chocolate-Chip Cookies will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup rolled oats
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup canola oil
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chocolate chips

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)

Mixed Fruit-Dip

Mixed Fruit-Dip is an easy and quick snack or appetizer recipe that takes only 15 minutes from start to finish. It is best used for large gatherings or events and holiday crowds. SUMMARY: Strawberries, kiwi fruit and bananas are sliced and served with a dip made with: apricot preserves, yogurt, cream cheese and cinnamon for a very creamy dip served with fruit. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: 12 servings. Mixed Fruit-Dip will be loved by all of your familymixed-fruit-dip, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 cups sliced apples
1-1/2 cups sliced bananas
6 kiwi fruit, peeled, chopped
1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries
1/2 cup low-fat cream cheese
6 packets stevia sweetener
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt