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New Recipe: Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’m big on rumaging in the cupboards and fridge to pull together something hearty in a pinch, especially during winter months. I’d been wondering what to do with a 16 oz. bag of frozen mixed bell pepper slices that I’d purchased. Soup always fits the bill, so I went exploring in my kitchen, and came up… Continue reading New Recipe: Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Recipe Makeover: White Wine Sangria

A refreshing summer cocktail. Someone find me a pitcher. Stat! 🙂 Inspired by Pillsbury.com; modified for optimum PointsPlus™ values. Original Recipe: 7 PointsPlus™ Recipe Makeover*: 3 PointsPlus™ Servings: 12 Prep Time: 10 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup sugar† (11 pts) 1 cup orange-flavored liqueur  (30 pts)* 1 cup Vodka* (19 pts) 2 medium peaches or nectarines, thinly… Continue reading Recipe Makeover: White Wine Sangria

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Cucumber Shrimp Wheels – Zero PointsPlus!

This recipe yields 32 little bites at 0 PointsPlus™ each!!! Courtesy of: Taste of Home 32 Servings Prep/Total Time: 10 min. Ingredients 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained 1 can (4 ounces) tiny shrimp (deveined), rinsed and drained 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1-1/2… Continue reading Cucumber Shrimp Wheels – Zero PointsPlus!

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