Monday, February 23, 2009

Old-fashioned chocolate malts

Prep 5 min cook none serves 4

2 cups no-sugar-added chocolate fat-free ice cream (or any flavor)
1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
2 T malt powder
2 T chocolate syrup

Combine the ice cream, milk, malt powder and syrup in a blender. Process on high speed until smooth. Pour into 4 tall slim glasses and serve with extra-long straws.

per serving (3/4 cup): 182 cal., 1 g fat, o g sat fat, o g trans fat, 8 mg chol, 181 mg sod, 37 g carb, 4 g fib, 9 g prot, 296 mg calc. WW points value: 3

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Baked Potatoes with Chili

Prep 12 min Cook 45 min Serves 4

2 large (10-0unce) baking potatoes, scrubbed
4 teaspoons canola oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
1 medium zucchini, diced
1 teaspoon chili powder
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 cup chopped cooked skinless chicken breast
4 Tablespoons fat-free sour cream
Chopped fresh cilantro

1. Pre heat the oven to 425*F. Rub the skins of the potatoes with 1 teaspoon of the oil. Place on the middle rack of the oven and bake until fork-tender, 45-50 min.

2. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 3 teaspoons oil in a nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, 8-10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, chili powder, and cumin; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the zucchini is tender, about 15 minutes. Add the chicken and heat through.

3. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise and spoon the chili evenly over the halves. Top each half with 1 Tablespoon of the sour cream and sprinkle with the cilantro.

Per serving:(1/2 potato, generous 3/4 cup chili, and 1 Tablespoon sour cream):292 calories, 7 g fat, 1 g sat fat, 0 g trans fats, 32 mg chol, 594 mg sod, 42 g carb, 5 g fib, 17 g prot, 108 mg calc. Weight watchers points value: 6

Sunday, February 1, 2009

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