Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Marshmallow Fudge (1 point, 1 Point Plus per piece)


  • 1-1/3 cups HERSHEY’®S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2/3 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 whole reduced-fat graham crackers, broken into bite-size pieces


  • Line an 8-in. square pan with foil and coat with cooking spray; set aside. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with milk; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; cool for 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Fold in the marshmallows and graham crackers.
  • Pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Lift out the pan and remove foil; cut into 48 pieces. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 1 piece equals 41 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0.55 mg cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 0.55 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Taste of Home: Guilt-Free Cooking

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Spicy Steak and Beans (5 Points, 6 Points Plus)

Yields: 6 Servings


1 1/2 pounds Beef flank steak
1 can (14 oz) Chopped tomatoes and green chilis undrained
1 teaspoon Dried oregano
1 teaspoon Chili powder
1 teaspoon Ground cumin
1 teaspoon Garlic minced
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper ground
1 can (15 oz) Pinto beans rinsed and drained
1/4 cup Bell pepper strips

Place meat in slow cooker. In small bowl combine all the ingredients except the bell peppers and beans. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or 3-4 hours on high. Stir in the beans and bell pepers. Cover and cook on high for 30 more minutes. Shred the meat before serving. Can be served over rice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

  • Servings: 6 servings
  • Calories262
  • Total Fat (g)8
  • Saturated Fat (g)3
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g)3
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g)0
  • Cholesterol (mg)45
  • Sodium (mg)452
  • Carbohydrate (g)17
  • Total Sugar (g)3
  • Fiber (g)4
  • Protein (g)29
  • Vitamin A (DV%)0
  • Vitamin C (DV%)37
  • Calcium (DV%)8
  • Iron (DV%)18

Better Homes & Gardens: Diabetic Living Slow Cooker Meals