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Twice Baked Potatoes — approved by WW — only 88 calories

Posted on 23. Jul, 2012 in Food

Check out these low calorie and easy to make twice baked potatoes.

Ingredients:

3 large baking potatoes

1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 cup 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided

1/3 cup thin green onion slices

1/4 cup Light Sour Cream

1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard

1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions:

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Pierce potatoes in several places with tip of sharp knife. Bake 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until tender. Immediately cut potatoes lengthwise in half; scoop out centers, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells.

Beat potato pulp, broth, 1/2 cup cheese, onions, sour cream and mustard with mixer until well blended. Spoon into shells; top with remaining cheese and paprika.

Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.

Makes 6 Servings

Nutritional Info.

Per Serving: 88 Calories; 1g Fat; 2.5g Protein; 17.3g Carbs; 2.3g Fiber

Banana Blueberry Bread

Posted on 10. Oct, 2011 in Food

This bread is so tasty. It is easy to make and fun to watch others enjoy it.

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

3 tablespoons canola oil

1 cup mashed ripe banana

3/4 cup blueberries

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, grits, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine oil, banana, blueberries, and eggs; add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist.

Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool bread in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.

Options:

Add 1 cup of pumpkin for a fall taste.

Add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips.

Add 1/2 cup of cranraisins or regular raisins.  And cut the blueberries in 1/2.