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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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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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Holy Crimini! Quick and Easy ‘Shrooms

I love, LOVE, sautéed mushrooms. But, since Jim can’t say the same – I don’t often make the effort to cook them. Today, I had a hankering for them, and since I had two pints in the fridge calling to me, I tried a new recipe I found on Weight Watchers (*with a small twist… Continue reading Holy Crimini! Quick and Easy ‘Shrooms

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