Pineapple Banana Pudding


Pineapple-Banana Pudding


1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks in juice (not syrup)
1 package vanilla FF, SF pudding mix (4-serving size)
2 bananas, sliced

Mix pineapple (including juice) with dry pudding mix until well

blended. Fold in banana slices. Chill before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

this is a delicious cheese ball. You can’t go wrong with bacon!

Bacon Dijon Cheese Ball

2 slices bacon, cooked & drained, chopped
8 ounces light cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup cheese, reduced fat Sargento Mexican blend, shredded
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons sliced green onions
1 teaspoon dried parsley

Combine all ingredients. Shape into a ball and place on plastic wrap. Wrap and place in refrigerator until ready to serve. Serve with crackers, vegetables or tortilla chips.

Yield: 8 servings. Per serving= 97 Calories; 7g Fat (67.8% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 259mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Waldorf Coleslaw

i thought this was a nice twist on coleslaw.

Waldorf Coleslaw

1 lb shredded cabbage
1 c. diced Granny Smith apple
2/3 c. Craisins
2/3 c. fat free mayonnaise
1 TB honey
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Combine cabbage, apple and craisins in a medium bowl. Combine mayonnaise, honey, salt and pepper; combine well with cabbage mixture. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup) = 62 Calories; trace Fat (1.8% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 264mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

Havana Fritas

Yum!  These were even better than I thought they might be!  Delicious smoky flavor. Like a tex-mex sloppy joe!

Havana Fritas

cooking spray
1 lb. ground beef
6 oz. ground soyrizo
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup fat free mayonnaise
1 tsp. hot paprika
½ avocado
Hot sauce, to taste
7.5 oz Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits

Preheat oven to 375*. Spray pie plate with cooking spray and place biscuits in pan. Bake until lightly browned. In a large skillet combine beef, soyrizo (remove from plastic casing) and pepper; brown. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine mayonnaise, paprika, avocado and hot sauce. Cut biscuits in half and spread avocado mixture on both sides. Top with beef mixture then top half of biscuit.

Yield: 10 servings. Per serving= 165 Calories; 7g Fat (35.3% calories from fat); 14g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 26mg Cholesterol; 425mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Tuna Cakes

These were pretty good. Not overly spectacular, but not bad either.

Tuna Cakes
2 (6 oz) cans of tuna in water, drained
2 egg whites
3 TB dried flavored bread crumbs
1/4 c. sliced green onions
1 TB dried parsley
Old Bay to taste

Mix all ingredients in medium bowl. Spray skillet with cooking spray. Place tuna mixture into skillet and shape into patties. Cook for 5 minutes on each side.
Yield: 4 patties. Per patty= 110 Calories; 1g Fat (6.2% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 26mg Cholesterol; 317mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable.

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

I’m not sure how you shape this into patties. My shredded sweet potatoes were not moist enough for that.  I ended up sauteing it in a skillet.  It tasted ok, but I don’t see me making this again.

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

2 cups grated sweet potatoes
1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 Tbsp olive oil

1. In a bowl, combine potatoes, onions, salt, and pepper. Separate mixture into 4 patties.
2. In a sauté pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat, and cook potato mixture for 2 minutes on each side until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Exchange/Choices: 1 Starch, 1 Fat

Buffalo Deviled Eggs

I thought these up the other day.  I think they turned out quite tasty!

Buffalo Deviled Eggs

6 hard boiled eggs
½ c. finely chopped celery
1/3 c. cooked chicken breast, chopped
1 TB fat free blue cheese dressing
2 TB wing sauce

Slice eggs in half length-wise. Scoup out yolks. Put one yolk in small bowl, discard the rest. Add celery and chicken to one yolk. Mix well and add dressing and wing sauce. Place into egg whites.

Yield: 12 servings. Per serving (1/2 egg)= 27 Calories; 1g Fat (28.2% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 20mg Cholesterol; 114mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.