A grab and go breakfast or snack.
Peanut Butter Power Bars
1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
1 cup All Bran cereal
3 Tbsp honey
1/3 cup chocolate whey protein powder
Knead ingredients together. Form into 6 sticks and wrap individually in wax paper. Store in an airtight container. They make power-packed breakfasts in a flash.
Yield: 6 servings. Per serving= 167 Calories; 8g Fat (38.2% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 8mg Cholesterol; 99mg Sodium
These are great!
Rattle Snake Bites
½ lb ground beef, 95% fat free
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
2 TB diced tamed jalapenos
2 oz light cream cheese, cubed
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
½ tsp smoked paprika
7.5 oz Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits
In a large skillet, cook beef and chilies over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the cream cheese, cumin and chili powder. Cool slightly. Separate crescent dough into 24 triangles. Place 1 tablespoon of beef mixture along the short end of each triangle; carefully roll up. Place point side down 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 11-14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving= 246 Calories; 4g Fat (25.2% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 19mg Cholesterol; 439mg Sodium
Pecan Chicken Pockets
2 ounces light cream cheese
½ tsp onion powder
1 tsp dried chives
2 oz cooked chicken breast, diced
4 artichoke hearts, chopped
8 pecan halves, chopped
½ c. reduced fat Bisquick
4 TB water
Preheat oven to 350*. In a small bowl, combine Bisquick, water and pepper. Set aside. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, onion powder and chives. Fold in chicken, artichokes and pecans. Separate dough into two equal portions and flatten on cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Place equal portions of chicken mixture in each dough round. Bring up dough to form sides around chicken mixture. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Yield: 2 servings. Per serving= 279 Calories; 13g Fat (40.5% calories from fat); 14g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 35mg Cholesterol; 583mg Sodium.