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11.14.08
 

 
To avoid the dreaded winter holiday weight-gain, we've compiled a shiny new list of must-haves for you. Enjoy...   
1. Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin

PER SERVING (1/2 cup): 40 calories, 0.5g fat, 5mg sodium, 9g carbs, 5g fiber, 4g sugars, 2g protein -- POINTS® value 0*

Canned pumpkin is one of our all-time favorite secret ingredients, and Libby's is our go-to brand for the stuff. In addition to using it in sauces and oatmeal, we also love to showcase this fiber-packed stuff in yummy treats. Hungry Girl SO gives thanks for pre-mashed pumpkin puree!

Use it in…

Yum Yum Brownie Muffins 

Too-Good-To-Deny Pumpkin Pie
2. Torani Sugar Free Peppermint Syrup

PER SERVING (1 oz., 2 tbsp.): 0 calories, 0g fat, 5mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- POINTS® value 0*

We love all of Torani's sugar-free syrups, but the Peppermint gives everything a hint of holiday cheer and minty deliciousness. We're ALL about cheer (and deliciousness)! Click here to find a store near you that stocks Torani, or click here to order online.

Use it in…

Mintylicious Hot Chocolate Surprise

Mint Mocha Freeze
3. Alpine Spiced Cider Sugar-Free Apple Flavor Drink Mix

PER SERVING (1 pouch): 15 calories, 0g fat, 30mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- POINTS® value 0*

These sweet instant drink packets save you calories AND fridge space, since you don't have to buy a whole ginormous jug o' cider. Double score! We love it hot, iced, and spiked.

Use it in…

HG's Hot Cran-Apple Cider

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Surprise
4. Fat Free Reddi-wip

PER SERVING (2 tbsp): 5 calories, 0g fat, 0mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, 1g sugars, 0g protein -- POINTS® value 0*

Ahh, whipped cream (without fat) in a can. This stuff makes any and every dessert a little more special... even if it's just a pudding cup.

Use it in…

Um, everything?!!!
5. Butternut Squash

PER SERVING (1 cup cubes, raw): 63 calories, 0g fat, 6mg sodium, 16g carbs, 2.75g fiber, 3g sugars, 1g protein -- POINTS® value 1*

A super-chameleon of the food world, this guy has you covered from brunch to dinner to dessert. Mmmm, a full day of b-nut squash! And for recipes that call for mashed squash, check out Cascadian Farm Gourmet Organic Winter Squash -- that frozen find is a lifesaver!

Use it in...

Cheesy Butternut Bake

I Can't Believe It's Not Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Cinnamon Fritter Fries
6. Pillsbury Reduced Fat Crescent Roll Dough

PER SERVING (1 roll, 1/8th of package): 90 calories, 4.5g fat, 220mg sodium, 12g carbs, 0g fiber, 2g sugars, 2g protein -- POINTS® value 2*

Use this basic dough in a recipe OR just make the rolls plain. Freshly baked bread kicks any meal up about 5 notches. Woohoo! Find the cylindrical crescent pack in the refrigerated section of the supermarket.

Use it in…

Kickin' Chicken Pot Pie

De-Pudged Pigs in a Blanket
7. Swiss Miss Sensible Sweets Diet Hot Cocoa Mix

PER SERVING (1 packet): 25 calories, 0g fat, 160mg sodium, 4g carbs, 1g fiber, 2g sugars, 2g protein -- POINTS® value 0*

Up the creamy chocolate factor in recipes for desserts, family-friendly beverages, and even cocktails! Or just drink it straight (not from the packet, people, mixed with hot water!). You really can't go wrong with this rockin' cocoa.

Use it in…

White Hot Mint Mocha Cocoa

Mounds Bar Martinis
8. Campbell's 98% Fat Free Cream of Celery Soup

PER SERVING (1/2 cup): 60 calories, 3g fat, 580mg sodium, 8g carbs, 1g fiber, 1g sugars, 1g protein -- POINTS® value 1*

Replace the bad stuff in your favorite creamy casseroles with this deceptively light soup. Your friends and family will thank you as they reach for seconds.

Use it in…

Rockin' Lean Bean Casserole

Kickin' Chicken Pot Pie

ANY recipe that calls for regular cream of celery soup
  HG Heads Up! For EXCLUSIVE recipes (never before seen on your computer screen!), check out the HG cookbook, in stores and online. There are Strawberry Cheesecake Minis, Creamy Banana Pumpkin Pie Pancakes, and Yummy Butternut Home Fries inside!
CHEW ON THIS:
Friday, November 14th, is National Pickle Day. Do what we do and snack on a few small pickles wrapped in lean turkey breast slices. Yum!
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*The Points® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the Points® registered trademark.