Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Planning Your Thanksgiving Meal?

Keep your holiday healthy with these recipes! Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we know you are planning your menus!! Here are a few festive and healthy recipes that everyone will love!!

Pumpkin Fluff:

Mix canned pumpkin with Zero fat Cool Whip and a large fat free vanilla instant pudding (adjust amounts to taste) Makes Pumpkin Fluff, low cal and yummy!

Crust-less Pumpkin Pie:

15 oz can pumpkin
¾ cup Splenda®
½ cup Egg Beaters®
1½ cup nonfat milk
½ tsp salt
1 tbsp flour
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
Beat all ingredients together. Spray pie plate with cooking spray. Pour batter into pie plate and bake for 15 minutes at 400°. Reduce heat to 350° and bake for an additional 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Top with a dollop of fat-free whipped cream (not included in nutritional information).
Nutrition FactsServing Size: 1/4 of 9" pie Servings: 4 Squares: ■ Calories: 64 Total Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 2mg Sodium: 893mg Carbohydrates: 17g Fiber: 1g Sugars: 1g Protein: 4g
"Serving size: ONE QUARTER OF THE PIE! WHOO HOO! Go ahead ... have seconds!

Pumpkin Parfaits:

1 box fat-free, sugar-free vanilla pudding mix
1¾ cup nonfat milk
15 oz canned pumpkin
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
½ cup Splenda®
2 cups fat-free whipped topping
Mix first five ingredients together in a bowl for two minutes. Hold a long tapered glass at a slight angle. Spoon ½ cup of pumpkin pudding mixture into the bottom. Top with with 1½ tbsp fat free whipped topping . Repeat layers. Chill until ready to serve. The hardest part of this recipe is not getting the pudding on the side of the glass. Spoon slowly and carefully.

Dirty Potatoes:
6 cups diced potatoes with skin
4 tbsp fat-free cream cheese
4 tbsp fat-free half & half
1 tbsp fat-free spray butter
2 tsp crushed garlic
2 tsp garlic salt

Wash potatoes and cut into large cubes, but don't peel. Place in a large pot, cover with water and boil until tender. Drain. Beat with an electric mixer on low, or mash remaining ingredients together.
Nutrition FactsServing Size: ½ Cup Servings: 12 Squares: ■ Calories: 71 Total Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 2mg Sodium: 69mg Carbohydrates: 14g Fiber: 2g Sugars: 1g Protein: 3g

No Guilt Gravy:

2 cans 98% fat-free cream of chicken soup
6 oz fat-free chicken broth
¼ tsp Gravy Master® seasoning
½ tsp garlic powder
1 tsp poultry seasoning
½ tsp pepper
¼ cup nonfat milk
1 tbsp cornstarch
In a medium saucepan, mix cream of chicken soup, chicken broth, Gravy Master®, garlic powder, poultry seasoning and pepper. Heat and simmer for 7 minutes. In a small bowl mix together nonfat milk and cornstarch. Bring gravy mixture to a boil and gradually stir in the milk mixture. Continue to cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute or until thickened. Be careful not to let the bottom scorch.

Nutrition FactsServing Size: 1/3 Cup Servings: 12 Squares: ■ Calories: 37 Total Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 4mg Sodium: 393mg Carbohydrates: 6g Fiber: 0g Sugars: 0g Protein: 1g


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