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Rose's Homemade Pizza with Joseph's Lavosh Roll Up

Rose's Homemade Pizza with Joseph's Lavosh Roll Up

Points Value: 8
Servings: 1

Ingredients
1 serving Joseph's whole wheat Lavosh Roll-Up (found at Hugos in Grand Forks)
1 tsp olive oil
1/8 medium green pepper
1/4 cup onion
1/4 cup mushroom
3/4 cup Contadina Pizza Sauce
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Instructions
Rub olive oil on lavosh and bake in oven for a few minutes. Add ingredients and bake at 350-400 for about 5 minutes. Crust will get very crispy.

Submitted by Rose Ulseth - rulseth@umn.edu

Peggy's Fruit Salad

Recipe #6 from the Spring 2010 Weight Watchers at Work Potluck! 

Peggy's Fruit Salad
by Peggy Chaput

1 can apple or peach pie  (I used the sugar-free Apple Pie filling from Walmart)
½ can chunk pineapple drained  (I used the can in their own juices)
1 bag or box of frozen strawberries (if you use the box, drain most of the juice)
3 bananas
Mix together and refrigerate overnight
Add cool whip before serving

The whole recipe is 11-12 points.

Taco Soup - 3 pts

Recipe #5 from our Spring 2010 Weight Watchers at Work Potluck.

Taco Soup
1 1/2 cups = 3 points
See modifications from Richard Genereux

tacosoup.jpg1 can pinto beans
1 can red beans
1 can kidney beans
1 can corn or hominy
2 cans Rotel tomatoes or 1 can Rotel & 1 can diced tomatoes
1 package taco seasoning
1 package Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing Mix
    (Richard did not use this)
1 lb of lean ground chuck
   (Richard used lean ground beef and venison)

In a large soup pot over medium high heat, crumble ground beef and cook until brown, about 5-7 minutes.

Drain any excess grease, by placing meat in the colander to drain.

Return drained meat to large pot.

Next, add cans of tomatoes, corn, pinto beans, kidney beans, ranch dressing mix, and taco seasoning mix.

Stir mixture well and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes for flavors to blend.

Photo from: educomm.net

Vanilla Pudding Fruit Salad

Here is recipe number #4 from the Spring 2010 UMC Weight Watcher's at Work Potluck.

Vanilla Pudding Fruit Salad
From Trish Erdmann

Mixture:
1 lg can of mandarin oranges with juice (natural)
1 lg can pineapple chunks with juice (natural)
1 lg package of sugar free vanilla pudding

Other Ingredients:
12 oz fat free cool whip
1 large fat free vanilla yogurt

Stir pudding into mixture until thick. Add 12 oz of fat free cool whip and one large fat-free vanilla yogurt. Add additional fresh fruit (apples, pears, strawberries, grapes and bananas) before serving.

Servings: Unknown
Points Value: Unknown

Chocolate Better than Sex Cake - 3 points

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Here's recipe #3 from the Spring 2010 Weight Watcher's at Work Potluck...thanks Sharon!

229313.jpgChocolate Better than Sex Cake
24 servings
3 points per serving

1 box Devil's Food cake Mix
10 oz Diet Cola
1 egg white
6 oz fat free caramel ice cream topping
7 oz RF or FF condensed milk
1 cup Heath Bar bits (found by the chocolate chips)
1 container of fat free cool whip

Mix cake mix, egg white and diet soda. Bake as directed in a greased 9x13 pan. During the last few minutes of baking, put caramel and condensed milk in a sauce pan and stir on medium low until smooth.  Take cake out of oven, and poke holes all over the top. Pour caramel mixture over warm cake, filling in the holes. Sprinkle Heath bits over the top, reserving some for the top. Cool completely. Cover with container of FF cool whip and sprinkle with remaining Heath bits. Put in fridge until ready to serve.

Photo from: allrecipes.com

Spinach, Strawberry and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Dressing

Recipe #2 from the UMC Weight Watchers at Work Spring 2010 Potluck...

This is a "crowd pleaser" according to Gary Willhite (thanks for your submission)!

SALAD
10 oz organic baby spinach
2 cups sliced strawberries
1/2 cup chopped red peppers
1/2 cup fat-free croutons

LIME DRESSING
2 limes freshly squeezed juice
2 Tbsp sugar
2 large cloves of garlic pressed
Fresh ground pepper to taste
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

Serves 6-8
Points Value: Unknown


Pasta with Meat Sauce - 7 pts

We will be posting a bunch of new recipes from our spring 2010 potluck...and here's the first in the series.

From Weight Watchers Book 1, Food Plan Basics
Slight modifications by Sue Dwyer

PASTA WITH MEAT SAUCE (serves 4)
7 points per serving

tomatomeatsauce_n_lg.jpg4 tsp olive oil
2 tsp minced garlic
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup fresh mushrooms, chopped
12 oz 93% lean ground beef or turkey
14.5 oz can Italian-style chopped tomatoes
2-3 Roma tomatoes, chopped
1 tsp dried basil
Italian seasoning (to taste)
½ tsp pepper
3 cups cooked whole wheat spaghetti

In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté garlic, onion, and mushrooms in oil until lightly browned. Add beef/turkey, cook until browned (approx. 5 minutes). Add tomatoes, basil, Italian seasoning, and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Photo from weightwatchers.com
Original recipe found here: http://www.weightwatchers.com/food/rcp/index.aspx?recipeid=99661

Member's Favorite Foods

Some of Kristie's Favorites

Wheat Bagel Thins (I found them at Sam's)
Serving size 1 whole bagel
Cal 110
Fat 1
Fiber 5

Points value 1

Skinny Cow ice cream bars
Cal 140
Fat 1.5
Fiber 3

Points value 2

Fiber One Yogurt
0 points


Terri's Favorite Thing to Grill

Chicken Sausage w/Sundried Tomato Provolone Cheese Flatout Wraps
  • Grill Member's Mark Gourmet Sundried Tomato with Provolone Cheese, Chicken Sausage - 3 pts/ea (found at Sam's)
  • Whole Grain Flatout Bread (found at Walmart) - 1 pt/each (she uses half for .5 pt)
Points Value 3.5 - 4pts



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Try....

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Baked Beef Ziti - 5 pts

I'm a pasta lover and we made this the other night and thought it was great (and we had leftovers!).  We added onion and portobello mushrooms...very tasty!

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Get the recipe at WeightWatchers.com!



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