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Hungry Girl Today: 9.19.13
Craving delicious desserts, but prefer to keep things on the natural side? These recipes are for you! Sweet and delicious without anything artificial...
Ooey-Gooey Slow-Cooker Apple Goodness
1/8th of recipe (about 1/2 cup): 137 calories, 1.5g fat, 42mg sodium, 31g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 17g sugars, 1.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
Dig into a big bowl of warm apple deliciousness without turning on the stove or oven. The YUMS just keep on coming…
8 cups sliced Fuji apples
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 cup brown sugar (not packed)
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup all-natural light whipped topping (like Truwhip Light)
Place apples in a slow cooker sprayed with nonstick spray. Add lemon juice and toss to coat. Add brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt. Toss to coat.
Evenly top apples with oats.
Cover and cook on low for about 4 hours, until apples have softened.
Allow to cool slightly, about 15 minutes.
Top each serving with 1 tbsp. whipped topping, and enjoy!
MAKES 8 SERVINGS
HG FYI: Fujis ROCK, but this recipe can also be made with any type of sweet apples, like Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, or Gala.
Banana Split Bites
Entire recipe: 182 calories, 3g fat, 37mg sodium, 34.5g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 20.5g sugars, 7.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*
Crunchy peanuts, creamy strawberry yogurt... What's not to love?
1 medium banana, sliced into 16 coins
2 oz. (about 1/4 cup) fat-free strawberry Greek yogurt (like the kind by Chobani)
2 tsp. finely chopped peanuts
Lay banana coins on a large plate or platter. Evenly top with yogurt, followed by peanuts.
Freeze until yogurt is firm, about 1 hour. Eat up!
MAKES 1 SERVING
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Today, September 19th, is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. So, YO HO HO! Make yourself a drink with rum (if you're a seafarer of the legal drinking age), and dig into your favorite seafood. Arrrrrrr!
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