These are some recipes from my cookbook. These are diet friendly except the first one. You can also get a lot of good recipes, diet tips and encouragment here It is not a Weight Watchers sponsored site, but is full of real men and women who are trying to change their lifestyle of eating.
This is a local favorite in our Mexican restaurants.
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. green olives chopped
1/2 t. garlic powder
4 oz. Blue Cheez Dressing
1 pint real mayo
Mix all together and thin to desired consistency with real buttermilk.
Refrigerate over night. (It is best the next day)
Serve with tortilla chips. YUM!
EZ Cheezy Soup
3 cans FF Chicken or Vegetable Broth
1 - 16 or 20 oz pkg (frozen) California Veg Mix
1 can Rotel
Mix all into a stew pot and cook over med heat to desired veggie tenderness.
Add: 10 oz LITE Velveeta Cheez
1 cup=1 point on WW
Salmon Corn Cakes
Don't be afraid to try these...they are wonderful!!!
1- 6 oz can salmon rinsed drained and flaked (do not try to double this recipe with the large cans of salmon it
is DISGUSTING. USE ONLY THE 6 OZ CANS!)
1/2 c. corn kernels
1/4 c. plain dried bread crumbs
1 large egg white
2 T. minced onion
1 T cilantro chopped
1/2 t. pepper
1/8 t. chili powder
2 t. canola oil
Mix all ingredients except oil. Let stand in fridge 10 min. (this is important) Shape into 4 -4" patties 1/2" thick. (Sprinkle each side with corn meal to keep from sticking to pan.)
Heat oil in skillet over med high heat. add patties cook 8-10 min pressing with spatula
Serve with a dollop of FF sour cream
1 serving = 2 patties
258 cal 11 g fat 2 g fiber
6 points each serving
Fake Carmel Apple Dip
1 small butterscotch pudding mix
1 small CoolWhip
Apples of your choice
Mix dry pudding into CoolWhip. Dip apples.....yum yum yum
My fave is Granny Smith Apples
G-Mom's Lemon Dessert
1 Angel Food Cake
1 large tub CoolWhip Lite or FF
1 jar lemon curd (found in the jelly section. it is like lemon pie filling only very concentrated)
Fold lemon curd into CoolWhip.
Serve over the Angel Food Cake.
One of my my fave desserts!!
There you have it. The first installment. I hope someone tries these....they are all very good and very easy. I am all about easy cooking! (Joe is the pastry chef in our house...he can make bread and piecrust from scratch and it is very good!)
We have been walking at night and getting some exercise, in addition to all the walking I do at work. I am down 5 pounds so far. Yippee! How are y'all doin?
Does anyone take a vitamin? I take the Dieter's Vitamin (walmart brand) and it has something in it that helps with my appetite and a shot of caffeine. Anne, you are the healthy eater aren't you? What do you take?