Regular eggnog has about 450 calories and 20 fat grams per cup -- and that's WITHOUT any alcohol! Why do it? Sip these no-guilt nogs instead...
Cinn-fully Good Choco-Nog
PER SERVING (1 cup): 104 calories, 2g fat, 370mg sodium, 15g carbs, 2g fiber, 6g sugars, 7g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*
We're all about putting a new spin on an HG classic. Here's a BRAND-NEW, cocoa-licious, eggnog recipe you'll love... PROMISE!!!
Ingredients: One 25-calorie packet diet hot cocoa mix (like Swiss Miss Diet or Nestle Fat Free) 5 cups light vanilla soymilk, divided 1 small (4-serving) package sugar-free fat-free instant chocolate pudding mix 1 tsp. rum extract 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg Optional toppings: Fat Free Reddi-wip, additional cinnamon
Directions: Combine cocoa mix with 1/4 cup hot water in a tall glass, and stir to dissolve. Add 1 cup soymilk and stir. Transfer to a blender.
Add remaining 4 cups soymilk and all other ingredients to the blender. Blend on high speed until smooth and uniform. Refrigerate in a covered container for at least a few hours to allow nog to thicken.
If you like, before serving, top each glass off with a squirt of Reddi-wip and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Enjoy!
MAKES 5 SERVINGS
PER SERVING (1 cup): 98 calories, 2g fat, 382mg sodium, 13g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 6g sugars, 6g protein -- PointsPlus® value 2*
For those who like a traditional eggnog... without all the traditional calories and fat grams!
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender, and blend on high speed until mixed thoroughly. Refrigerate in a covered container for at least a few hours to allow nog to thicken.
If you like, before serving, top each glass off with a squirt of Reddi-wip and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Yum time!
MAKES 5 SERVINGS
PER SERVING (1 cup): 110 calories, 2g fat, 344mg sodium, 16g carbs, 2g fiber, 6.5g sugar, 6g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*
Our pal pumpkin makes this old-school treat a little hipper, tastier and, um, more orange...
Ingredients: 5 cups light vanilla soymilk 1 small (4-serving) package sugar-free fat-free instant vanilla pudding mix 6 no-calorie sweetener packets (like Splenda) 2/3 cup canned pure pumpkin 1 tsp. rum extract 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/4 tsp. cinnamon Optional toppings: Fat Free Reddi-wip, additional cinnamon
Directions: In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend on high speed until mixed thoroughly. Refrigerate in a covered container for at least a few hours to allow nog to thicken.
If you like, before serving, top each glass off with a squirt of Reddi-wip and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Drink up, Thirsty!
MAKES 5 SERVINGS
Fun with Eggnog!
Get creative with your nog, humans!
Spiked! If you want to make an alcoholic version of any of these drinks (and you're of legal age to enjoy it!), nix the rum extract and reduce the soymilk to 4 1/2 cups -- then add 5 oz. rum to the recipe. Just tack on an additional 58 calories each serving.
In Your Coffee! A generous splash of any of these nogs will add creamy flavor to your java. Mmmmm!
Nogsicles! If you've got one of those ice-pop molds for making freezy treats at home, pour in some nog and freeze until solid. Or just use small plastic cups, cover 'em with foil, and slide a Popsicle stick thru the foil to make your pops. Sooo good!
CHEW ON THIS: December is National Eggnog Month! Here are three GREAT nog recipes -- including our new Cinn-fully Good Choco-Nog -- to help you celebrate all the way into the new year! Mmmmm...
Each of these recipes makes five servings! See if you can't lure four pals over for a cup of cheer -- click "send to a friend" RIGHT NOW!
Did a friend send you this? SIGN UP NOW & get your very own DAILY Tips & Tricks!
***The PointsPlus® and SmartPoints™ 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 PointsPlus® registered trademark and SmartPoints™ trademark.
SmartPoints™ value not what you expected?Click here for more info on how the values are calculated, plus more FAQs about PointsPlus® and SmartPoints™ values on our website.
Hungry Girl Inc., 18034 Ventura Blvd. #503, Encino, CA 91316