Recipes | The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans – Part 7


I’m always looking for a good side dish. Seems like there are tons of light main dish and dessert recipes out there, so I’m on a mission to find appetizers, snacks, and sides. Stay tuned for some more great recipes. I do try to test out recipes, but with 2 little ones and a husband […]

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This salad is SO good, but it tastes like it’s so bad. In other words, it doesn’t feel like I’m dieting when I eat this salad. The dressing is so creamy and unlike most “light” dressings, and it keeps well in an airtight container in the fridge for a couple of days. From Weight Watchers

Points: 3

1/2 […]

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POINTS® Value: 7
Servings: 4


1 1/4 pound(s) uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, (either cut into strips or use chicken tenders)

1/2 cup(s) buttermilk

4 cup(s) corn flakes

1/4 tsp table salt

1/2 cup(s) Dijon mustard

1 tbsp Kraft Light Mayonnaise

3 tbsp honey


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the chicken and buttermilk in a shallow dish. Cover […]

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2 teaspoons instant coffee 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar 2 ice cubes 1/4 cup cold water 1/3 cup chilled milk Place instant coffee, sugar, ice cubes and water in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake vigorously for 30 seconds, or until frothy. Stir in milk.

57 calories, 1 g fat, 9 carbs, 3 protein, 0 fiber

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2 spray(s) olive oil cooking spray, divided

2 oz light cream cheese

1/2 cup(s) low-fat shredded cheddar cheese

1 tbsp fat-free mayonnaise

8 small jalapeno pepper(s)

1/4 cup(s) fat-free egg substitute

3/4 cup(s) cornflake crumbs


Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese and mayonnaise; mix well and set aside. […]

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POINTS® Value: 2
Servings: 18

Preparation Time: 12 min Cooking Time: 27 min

Level of Difficulty: Easy

Topped with gooey melted cheese, this creamy appetizer will be a hit at your next party.


1 tbsp light butter

1 cup(s) onion(s), finely chopped

2 medium garlic clove(s), minced

10 oz chopped frozen spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry

8 oz […]

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POINTS® Value: 4
Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 17 min Cooking Time: 8 min Level of Difficulty: Easy

Works with Simply Filling

Take the spiciness of this kid-favorite dish down a notch by adding just a few drops of hot sauce to the mixture. Fat-free ranch instead of the fat-free blue cheese adds even more to […]

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Superbowl Sunday is quickly approaching! Forget about football, it’s all about the food! This year, we are going to give you some healthier alternatives to munch on while you watch the Steelers (I had a blond moment, thanks for correcting me Allyson!) ;o) and Cardinals battle it out on the big screen.

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1/2 cup prepared salsa 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 1/2 teaspoon canola oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 8 ounces lean ground beef or turkey 1 large plum tomato, diced 1/2 cup canned kidney beans, rinsed (see Tips for Two) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce

1/4 […]

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This recipe is from Megan… I have had it at her house several times and it is so delicious and kids love it!
Bread Machine Pizza

POINTS® Value: 5
Servings: 8


1/2 cup(s) Contadina Pizza Sauce

8 oz Alpine Lace Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

1/2 tsp table salt

3/4 cup(s) water

1 1/2 tsp yeast

1/2 tsp sugar

1 cup(s) bread flour

2 tbsp Carapelli Extra […]

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Here is a low fat, heart healthy, not just another chicken dinner recipe . Serve with your favorite veggies or better yet cut up and over a salad! Honey Crusted Chicken makes 2 servings 8 saltine crackers, each about 2 inches square 1 teaspoon paprika 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, each 4 ounces

4 teaspoons honey

Preheat the oven to 375 F. […]

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1 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 large egg white, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup raisins 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup sifted cake flour 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets […]

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Healthier Pancakes 2 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour 1 cup buttermilk powder (see Note) 5 tablespoons dried egg whites, such as Just Whites (see Note) 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup flaxseed meal (see Note) 1 cup nonfat dry milk 1/2 cup wheat bran or oat bran 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk 1/4 cup canola oil

1 teaspoon […]

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Are you tired of eating the same old thing each morning? Try this. What could be better than a quick, tasty breakfast that is packed with protein to keep you going all day long?

Fruity Granola yogurt parfait

6 oz    low fat plain or flavored yogurt   (WW has excellent 1 point yogurts) 1/2 c. low fat granola

1/2 c.  […]

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If you don’t have this recipe, you need to save it now. This soup is a wonderful addition to any meal or great on it’s own. POINTS® Value: 0 Servings:  12 Preparation Time:  50 min Cooking Time:  13 min

Level of Difficulty:  Easy

2  medium   garlic clove(s), minced 1  medium   onion(s), diced 2  medium   carrot(s), diced 1  medium   sweet red pepper(s), diced

1  medium stalk   […]

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