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Hungry Girl Today: 01.27.11
WEEKLY WEIGH-IN



Happy National Oatmeal Month! We're still wildly in love with our oatmeal parfait recipes from last year... So much so that we're cranking out even MORE. Lucky you! And here's a little tip: If you want to have one first thing in the morning, just prep the oatmeal the night before. And now, the recipes...


Banana-choco-rama Oatmeal Parfait

PER SERVING (entire recipe): 311 calories, 7.5g fat, 586mg sodium, 58g carbs, 7g fiber, 16.5g sugars, 7.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 8*

You're either having chocolate for breakfast or oatmeal for dessert. Your call...

Ingredients:

Oatmeal
1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1 no-calorie sweetener packet (like Splenda or Truvia)
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Parfait
1 small banana
One 60-calorie sugar-free or no-sugar-added chocolate pudding snack (like the kind by Jell-O)
1 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:
To make the oatmeal, combine oats, sweetener, and salt in a small nonstick pot on the stove. Add Almond Breeze, vanilla extract, and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 9 minutes, stirring often, until thick and creamy.

Allow to cool slightly. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 1/2 hours.

To make the parfait, slice banana into coins and set aside. Stir oatmeal thoroughly until uniform in texture. Spoon half of the oatmeal into a tall glass, and top with half of the pudding and half of the banana slices. Repeat with remaining oatmeal, pudding, and banana slices. Top with chocolate chips and enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

HG FYI: The recipe method of calculating PointsPlus® values counts the carbs, protein, etc., from fruit -- even though fruit has a value of 0*. If calculated without the fruit, this recipe has a PointsPlus® value of 6* per serving.



Peaches 'n Cream Oatmeal Parfait

PER SERVING (entire recipe): 292 calories, 4.5g fat, 490mg sodium, 54g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 29.5g sugars, 9g protein -- PointsPlus® value 7*

Creamy, peachy, multi-layered deliciousness. Yay!

Ingredients:

Oatmeal
1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1 no-calorie sweetener packet (like Splenda or Truvia)
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze
1/4 cup sliced peaches packed in juice, drained and chopped
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Parfait
1/2 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup sliced peaches packed in juice, drained and chopped
2 tbsp. Fat Free Reddi-wip

Directions:
To make the oatmeal, combine oats, sweetener, cinnamon, and salt in a small nonstick pot on the stove. Add Almond Breeze, peaches, vanilla extract, and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 9 minutes, stirring often, until thick and creamy.

Allow to cool slightly. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 1/2 hours.

To make the parfait, stir oatmeal thoroughly until uniform in texture. Spoon half of the oatmeal into a tall glass, and top with 1/4 cup yogurt and half of the peaches. Repeat with remaining oatmeal, 1/4 cup yogurt, and peaches. Top with Reddi-wip and dig in!

MAKES 1 SERVING





Magical Maui Oatmeal Parfait

PER SERVING (entire recipe): 312 calories, 10g fat, 556mg sodium, 47g carbs, 6g fiber, 21g sugars, 9.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 8*

Take your face on a tropical vacation. (Pssst... you won't even need luggage or a ride to the airport.)

Ingredients:

Oatmeal
1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1 no-calorie sweetener packet (like Splenda or Truvia)
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze
1/4 cup crushed pineapple packed in juice, lightly drained
1/8 tsp. vanilla extract

Parfait
1/2 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
1/4 tsp. coconut extract
1 tbsp. sweetened flaked coconut
1 tbsp. Wonderful Almond Accents Honey Roasted Flavored Sliced Almonds, chopped
Optional topping: Fat Free Reddi-wip

Directions:
To make the oatmeal, combine oats, sweetener, cinnamon, and salt in a small nonstick pot on the stove. Add Almond Breeze, pineapple, vanilla extract, and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 9 minutes, stirring often, until thick and creamy.

Allow to cool slightly. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 1/2 hours.

To make the parfait, combine yogurt with coconut extract in a small bowl; mix well and set aside. Stir oatmeal thoroughly until uniform in texture. Spoon half of the oatmeal into a tall glass, and top with half of the yogurt. Sprinkle with 1/2 tbsp. flaked coconut and half of the chopped almonds. Repeat with remaining oatmeal, yogurt, 1/2 tbsp. flaked coconut, and chopped almonds. Top with Reddi-wip, if you like, and dig in!

MAKES 1 SERVING

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CHEW ON THIS:

Today, January 27th, is National Chocolate Cake Day -- try out this cake-style variation on the Yum Yum Brownie Muffin recipe that we made! Mmmmm...


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