Archive | August, 2012

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Serving Size 1 cupcake: Nutrition per serving: Weight Watchers Points 4+ ~ Calories 136.7 ~ Fat 4.9 g ~ Carbs 19.3 g ~ Fiber 0.5 g ~ Protein 3.6 g

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes are also known as black bottom cupcakes.  This Skinny version is a delicious combination of a light and moist chocolate cake with creamy cheesecake.  If you have some points or calories to spare,  whip up some Chocolate Ganache frosting.  All you need is a little of the frosting to make it decadent & indulgent and it has the perfect texture to go with these cupcakes.   ENJOY! Read More…

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Smashed & Roasted Potatoes

These little potatoes are boiled, smashed, seasoned and then roasted in the oven for a creamy texture with some crunch.  So, imagine eating a crispy and creamy mashed potatoes…..and that is exactly what it actually tastes like.  This is another side dish that I picked up from Rachael Ray a long time back.  I’ve tried this recipe with all different potatoes, and the blue ones are my favorite but very hard to find in the summer.   This side dish is versatile and tasty.  Once you start popping them in your mouth, it will be hard to stop!   ENJOY!!

 

 

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Roasted Balsamic Asparagus

 If you like Asparagus and you haven’t roasted them yet….you are missing out on an easy & delicious side dish that goes with just about anything.  I started making this when I saw it on the Rachel Ray show years ago and continue to make it regularly.   The leftovers are also very useful in your morning omlet; stir fry’s or just snacking with dip.  YUM!!    ENJOY this quick and easy recipe. Read More…

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Mango Cheesecake Cups

Nutrition per serving: Weight Watchers Points + 3 ~ Calories 119.1 ~ Fat 5.5 g ~ Carbohydrate 13.6 g ~ Fiber 0.6 g ~ Protein 4.1 g

These Skinny Mini Mango Cheesecake Cups are delish 🙂    These light and flavorful cheesecake cups are flavored with real mango puree and Greek yogurt.  You still get the taste of the graham cracker crust at the bottom with just a little bit of butter.  Did I mention that these are only  119 calories per serving and 3+ weight watcher points?    So, next time you are craving cheesecake just know that there is a healthier alternative and all you need is a few ingredients!!  ENJOY! Read More…

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