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White Bean Dip with Pita Chips

This is a Food Network recipe, courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis. She’s one of my go-to sources for fresh, flavorful and easy recipes and this one is no exception. Video: Giada De Laurentiis: White Bean Dip with Pita Chips. Giada’s recipe says that it serves 6, but, to get the points down, I’m pretty sure you can share… Continue reading White Bean Dip with Pita Chips

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Spicy Red Pepper and Feta Hummus

Came across this today on AllRecipes.com, courtesy of Valerie. Recipe makes about 1 cup; each serving is approximately 1/8 cup. Use it to dress a whole wheat tortilla and then pile on the veggies for a healthy and satisfying lunch! Makes: 8 servings; 1/8 c. per serving PointsPlus™ Value Per Serving: 2 Nutrition Information (per… Continue reading Spicy Red Pepper and Feta Hummus

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Herbed-Parmesan Crisps

These look absolutely gorgeous! Saw this recipe yesterday and though I haven’t made it myself yet, it looks too yummy to not share immediately. I read some of the reviews and one reader posted that in the absence of parchment and non-stick spray, cooking on stoneware works too. With many of you home from work… Continue reading Herbed-Parmesan Crisps

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Healthy Super Bowl Grub: Turkey Black Bean Chili

We were aching for something warm and  comforting to have this Super Bowl Sunday, but something that also wouldn’t leave us with that “Whoops, I think I ate too much” feeling. You know what I’m talking about — events and holidays like the Super Bowl, New Year’s and Fourth of July are tinderboxes for over-indulgence,… Continue reading Healthy Super Bowl Grub: Turkey Black Bean Chili

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