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Spirited Sweet Potato Casserole

Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine 1/3 cup 1% low-fat or skim milk 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons bourbon or apple juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake …

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  • Sep 01,
  • 2010

Trail Mix Cookies

Makes 36 Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 egg whites 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/4 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/3 …

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  • Sep 01,
  • 2010

Green Goddess Dip

Makes about 2-1/2 cups Ingredients 1-1/4 cups low-fat sour cream 3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise 1/3 cup water 1/4 cup packed fresh parsley leaves 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice (about 1 lemon) 2 anchovy fillets, rinsed, patted dry and minced 2 medium garlic cloves, minced or pressed through garlic press (about 2 …

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  • Sep 01,
  • 2010

Smoked Salmon Appetizers

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup reduced-fat or fat-free cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 4 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon or lox 24 melba toast rounds or other low-fat crackers Directions Combine cream cheese, dill and pepper in small bowl; stir …

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  • Sep 01,
  • 2010

Tomato-Basil Skewers

Makes 16 Skewers Ingredients 16 small fresh mozzarella balls 16 fresh basil leaves 16 cherry tomatoes Extra-virgin olive oil, to drizzle Coarse salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions Thread mozzarella, basil and tomatoes on small skewers. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Nutritional Information (Per Skewer) 46 calories 3 g …

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  • Sep 01,
  • 2010