Simple Lemon Pie

        1 package (.8 ounce) sugar-free cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin 2-1/3 cups water 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches) 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping In a small saucepan, combine pudding mix and gelatin. Add water and lemon juice; stir until smooth. Cook and stir over […]

Green Bean Casserole

10 oz (285g) can reduced-fat cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/2 tsp black pepper 16 oz  (2 Cans) drained 1.4-oz (40g) French-fried onions Preheat oven to 350F. In a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish  mix soup, milk,  pepper, green beans and 1/2 of the onions. Bake 25 minutes or until hot. Stir. Sprinkle […]

Country Ham

1 fully cooked boneless ham (3 pounds) 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1/4 cup peach preserves  ( you can use grape or whatever you have Place ham in a small foil-lined roasting pan; pierce several times with a fork. Combine brown sugar and mustard; spread over ham. Spread with peach preserves. Cover and bake […]

Sunrise Slushie

        2 cups orange juice 1 cup reduced-calorie reduced-sugar cranberry juice 1 medium tart apple, chopped 1/2 cup cubed peeled mango 2 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced and quartered 2 cups halved fresh strawberries 8 to 10 ice cubes In a blender, place half of each ingredient; cover and process until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses. Repeat with […]

Open Faced Tuna Melts

2 cans (6 oz each ) water packed tuna, drained and flaked 3/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper 1/2 cup  shredded fat free cheddar cheese 4 1/2 tsp. Miracle Whip Light 4 Light Whole Wheat English Muffins split and toasted 8 thin sliced tomatoes In a large bowl, combine tuna, red pepper  and cheese.  Fold […]

Tilapia and Lemon Sauce

1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided 1 teaspoon salt 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each) 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons butter, divided 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley 2 cups hot cooked rice   In a shallow bowl, combine 1/4 cup flour and salt. Dip fillets in […]

Watermelon Cooler

        1 cup ginger ale, chilled 2 fresh mint leaves 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon, frozen In a blender, cover and process ginger ale and mint for 15 seconds or until finely chopped. Add watermelon; cover and process until slushy. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.  Each Serving = 3   WEIGHT WATCHERS […]

Cacciatore Chicken Breast

    1/2 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings 1/2 medium green pepper, sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each) 3/4 cup canned stewed tomatoes 2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed 1/8 teaspoon pepper In a large skillet, saute onion and green pepper in oil until […]

Strawberry Mango Smoothie

1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt 3/4 cup halved fresh strawberries 1/2 medium mango, peeled and chopped 2 to 3 ice cubes Sugar substitute equivalent to 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar In a blender, combine all ingredients; cover and process for 20-30 seconds or until smooth. Stir if necessary. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings. Editor’s Note: This recipe […]

Turkey Quesadillas

Cooking spray 1/4 cup (2-inch-thick) slices green onions 1 cup Fat Free or Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas 2 cups chopped cooked turkey 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream Preparation To prepare quesadillas, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1/4 cup sliced onions to pan; sauté 3 minutes or […]