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Enjoy some good eats without turning on the oven or standing over the stove! These cool summer slaws & salads ROCK! 
Crazy-Delicious Caribbean Black Bean Broccoli Slaw

PER SERVING (1 cup): 146 calories, <0.5g fat, 325mg sodium, 31g carbs, 7.25g fiber, 15.5g sugars, 5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*

Black beans... pineapple... mango... jicama... This bean-packed fruity veggie slaw is sweet and crunchy with a little bit of a spicy kick. YUM!!!



Ingredients:

One 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
One 12-oz. bag (4 cups) dry broccoli cole slaw
One 8-oz. can pineapple tidbits packed in juice, not drained
2 cups peeled and chopped mango (about 2 mangoes)
2 cups peeled and chopped jicama (about 1 jicama)
1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
2 tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar
2 tbsp. Hellmann's/Best Foods Dijonnaise
1/2 tbsp. granulated sugar
2 drops coconut extract
1/8 tsp. chili powder, or more to taste
1/8 tsp. salt, or more to taste
1/8 tsp. black pepper, or more to taste

Directions:
In a very large bowl, combine black beans, broccoli cole slaw, pineapple, mango, and jicama. Mix well and set aside.

In a small bowl, combine all other ingredients and stir until blended. Pour mixture over the contents of the large bowl, and stir to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Mix well before serving. If you like, season to taste with additional chili powder, salt, and pepper. Enjoy!

MAKES 7 SERVINGS

HG Tip! Can't locate pineapple tidbits? (It happens!) Just buy the chunks and slice 'em in half. EZ!  
Creamy Dreamy Fruit Fandango

PER SERVING (1 cup): 131 calories, 3g fat, 67mg sodium, 26g carbs, 3g fiber, 18.5g sugars, 1.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 3*

Is it a dessert? A snack? A side dish? YEP, it's all of the above. And it's gooooooooood! Chocolate chips and slivered almonds invade this sweet 'n creamy fruit salad...

Ingredients:
1 cup Cool Whip Free, thawed
1 tbsp. Jell-O Sugar Free Fat Free Vanilla Instant pudding mix
2 Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped
3 cups seedless red grapes, halved
2 cups chopped strawberries
1/4 cup thinly sliced dry-roasted almonds (like Almond Accents)
2 tbsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips 

Directions:
Place Cool Whip in a large bowl, sprinkle with pudding mix, and stir until smooth and slightly thickened. Add fruit and toss to coat. Add almonds and chocolate chips, and gently stir. That's it. (It's really easy.) Eat up!

MAKES 8 SERVINGS
HG's TOP ATE Summer Cook-Me-Nots from Emails Past!

Get ready to NOT cook...

1. Sweet 'n Chunky Chicken Salad - The Waldorf just got upstaged, BIGTIME! Our version is amazingly good... and guilt-free!

2. Crunchy Sassy Chinese Slaw - This slaw is SO incredibly delicious, it's almost absurd how easy it is to make.

3. Shrimp, Mango, and Avocado Salad with Sweet & Spicy Dressing - A salad with seafood, fruit, veggies, and A TON of flavor? Yes, yes, YES!

4. Veggie-Loaded Tangy Tuna Salad - An incredibly colorful, unique, and delicious spin on the standard scoopable salad...

5. Salmon Spread the Love - This stuff is great for veggie dunking or as a tasty sandwich spread. Salmon rules!

6. I Heart Apple Slaw - Two YUMs up to this fresh 'n fruity slaw. Yogurt + honey = AMAZING!

7. Ginormous Sweet-tart Fruit Salad - Grapefruit. Blueberries. CUCUMBERS?! This is no bland or boring fruit salad, people! It rocks!

8. Lucky 4-Leaf Salad w/ Feta & Apples - The yummy cheese and sweet apples make this huge bowl-o-greens SUPER flavorful. YAY!

Pssst! For an entire chapter of no-cook recipes, check out Hungry Girl 1-2-3: The Easiest, Most Delicious, Guilt-Free Recipes on the Planet!

CHEW ON THIS:
Hey! Today, June 17th, is Eat Your Vegetables Day! Why not throw together a few crazy-good foil packs of veggies? Then EAT YOUR VEGETABLES...
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