Honey Lime Fruit Salad

A yummy fruit salad for those cookouts this weekend.


Honey Lime Fruit Salad
1/2 c. frozen limeade, thawed
1/2 c. honey
1 TB poppy seeds
2 c. diced grapefruit
1 cantaloupe, chopped
1 honeydew melon, chopped
1 c. mandarin orange slices
6 kiwi, peeled and chopped

Combine limeade, honey and poppy seeds; set aside. In large bowl, combine all fruit. Pour honey mixture over fruit and chill until ready to serve.
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving=204 Calories; 1g Fat (4.1% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 52g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 14mg Sodium.

Fish Tacos with Avocado Cream

This was fantastic!! fishtacos

Fish Tacos & Avocado Cream
1 pound tilapia or other white fish
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
5 flour tortillas, low carb, medium
2 c. Shredded Cabbage

For the avocado cream
1 TB lime juice
1 ripe avocado
3/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp salt
2 TB light mayo

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl mix together all of the spices to create your fish taco seasoning. Then sprinkle the fish with the seasoning. Place the fish in the oven and bake for about 10 minutes until the fish is flaky. While the fish is cooking place the avocado, cumin, salt, lime juice, and light mayo in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Start with a warm tortilla, layer on some cabbage, then the fish, and top with the 1-2 tbsp of avocado cream per taco.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving=303 Calories; 14g Fat (38.3% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 27g Carbohydrate; 14g Dietary Fiber; 2mg Cholesterol; 570mg Sodium.

Caramel Monkey Bread

And we have a winner! Teresa gives two thumbs up plus a toe!


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2 (7.5 oz) Pillsbury biscuits
½ c. sugar free maple syrup
½ c. caramel bits
1 tsp butter flavor
Dash cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350*. Spray bundt pan with cooking spray. Cut biscuits in quarters and place half the biscuits in pan. Combine syrup, caramel bits, butter flavor and cinnamon in small bowl. Pour half of syrup mixture over biscuits; repeat. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving= 182 Calories; 3g Fat (15.3% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 512mg Sodium.

Marmalade Monkey Bread

Teresa thought this one tasted too much like marmalade…”What did you think Marmalade Monkey Bread would taste like?” I asked. But she’s right. I increased the marmalade and it was a little overwhelming. I think what it really needs is a jar of caramel. 🙂

Marmalade Monkey Bread
12 oz jar sugar free orange marmalade
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1/4 c. honey
2 (7.5 oz) tubes buttermilk biscuits

Preheat oven to 375*. In a small bowl, combine marmalade, pecans, and honey. Cut each biscuit into four pieces. Layer half the biscuits in bundt pan sprayed with cooking spray. Top with half the marmalade mixture. Top with remaining cut biscuits then top with remaining marmalade mixture. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Yield: 10 servings. Per serving= 185 Calories; 5g Fat (22.9% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 359mg Sodium. marmalade monkey bread