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  1. this recipe was posted on another WW board i belong to. i made it for dinner tonight and it was very yummy and filling! DH loved it! that said, you can experiment with this recipe quite a bit. if you're not a fan of spicy food, cut it down to one jalapeno pepper. and if i make it again, i will probably use more chicken, less cheese. other ideas: garnish with FF sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa. ---- Chicken Chilaquiles Serves 4 Points: 7 3 - 3 oz boneless chicken breast 12 small (6 inch) fat-free flour tortilla(s) 10 oz low-fat cheddar or colby cheese butter-flavor cooking spray 1/4 cup canned jalapeno peppers or 2 fresh 1 small onion 1 1/2 cups fat-free chicken stock 1 clove garlic Preheat oven to 400˚. Slice tortillas into strips and toss tortillas with a couple sprays of cooking spray and season with salt. Dump onto baking sheet. Toast in oven until golden brown, tossing occasionally, 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small sauce pan, add 1/4 cup chicken stock. Add onion, jalapeno, garlic, salt and pepper (These items only need to be roughly chopped because they’ll be going thru a blender anyway). Cook until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the rest of the chicken broth and simmer for 5 minutes. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth. Grill chicken on foreman grill with salt and pepper until done, 4 minutes. Once it has cooled enough to touch, shred meat. Spread toasted tortilla strips into an ovenproof platter or baking dish. Scatter chicken over strips then scatter cheese over chicken. Pour Chile puree over the top and Bake until cheese has melted, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. woo hoo! i can finally drink hard lemonade again and not have to break the points bank! i found mike's light hard lemonade at kroger's yesterday. it's only got 96 calories per bottle, so that's 2 points compared to 6 points for the regular stuff. i thought it tasted just as good as the regular. [ April 15, 2004, 01:44 PM: Message edited by: skyesque ]
  3. hi buddies, i need the POINTS info for those small little nestle crunch chocolate eggs that are everywhere around easter. i checked all the sites i know of and didn't find them. can someone help? thanks!
  4. thanks, suzie! i will have to try this.
  5. thank you, cheryl. yet another one of my MIL's high point recipes ... :rolleyes:
  6. Can someone please run this through MC and help me figure out the points per serving? (Serves 8). Thanks! Olive Garden pasta fagioli soup 1 pound Italian sausage 1 small onion, diced (1 cup) 1 large carrot, julienned (1 cup) 3 stalks celery, chopped (1 cup) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes 1 15-ounce can red kidney beans (with liquid) 1 15-ounce can great northern beans (with liquid) 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce 1 12-ounce can V-8 juice 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 pound (1/2 pkg.) ditali pasta 1. Brown the meat in a large saucepan or pot over medium heat. Drain off most of the fat. 2. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic and sauté for 10 minutes. 3. Add remaining ingredients, except pasta, and simmer for 1 hour. 4. About 50 minutes into simmer time, cook the pasta in 1 1/2 to 2 quarts of boiling water over high heat. Cook for 10 minutes or just until pasta is al dente, or slightly tough. Drain. 5. Add the pasta to the large pot of soup. Simmer for 5-10 minutes and serve. (http://www.topsecretrecipes.com) Serves 8.
  7. you can use frozen, but i splurged and bought fresh strawberries and blueberries. i imagine it'd be good with any berries. enjoy!
  8. berries and ricotta cream (serves 4) 1/2 cup skim ricotta 2 teaspoons powdered sugar 1 tablespoon rum 3 cups of berries whip ricotta, sugar and rum until smooth. divide berries into four serving cups, top with ricotta mixture.. easy, yummy and only 2 points! [ January 27, 2004, 08:14 AM: Message edited by: skyesque ]
  9. i just want to note that when you're considering what to order, you're not limited on the sandwiches that say "low fat." check out the nutrition info on their web site first -- most of the 6 inch sandwiches are 5 pts. or under. a few weeks ago i ordered a spinach popper (yummy cheese melted in it) and i think it was just 5 pts.
  10. DH and i just had this tonight and it was DELICIOUS. we're definitely going to pizza hut now when we want pizza
  11. grainne, a big to you! i'm in the same boat -- it took about 20 pounds for me! and yes, it seems like the weight is coming off sooo much slower than it took me to lose it. like you, i'm learning my lesson. i'm actually going to continue to go to meetings every WEEK when i'm lifetime again. it can't hurt to take an hour out of my week to reaffirm my healthy lifestyle.
  12. OK, i've posted glowing reviews about several of my favorite products on here so far, but here is something you should NOT buy. i can't believe it's not butter fat free spread tastes ICKY. my parents bought it and i had some on a roll last night for dinner, and it was very gross. it's hard to describe, just very fake-butterish. some things you can't go fat free on, i guess ...
  13. another thumbs up for krusteaz. DH and i use their pancake mix all the time, but i've recently discovered their tasty 2-point muffin mixes. i've tried the apple spice and the cranberry orange. both very yummy! (i've seen them at kroger and meijer)
  14. susie, yeah, it's boxed. i liked it because it's all natural (no hydrogenated oils), and because the white cheddar has a nice little sharp cheese taste. plus, individual servings are a bonus.
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