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Hungry Girl Today: 01.09.07



HG's Dream Puffs

Hot Puff!

Who doesn't love a flaky, custardy cream puff every once in a while?

WEIRDOS, that's who! So HG got busy in the kitchen and whipped up some

homemade, out-of-this-world, 45-calorie puffy balls of creamy fun and wants

to share her top-secret guilt-free recipe with you. Enjoy!


1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup water

1 tsp. SPLENDA, Granular

pinch of salt

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

3 tbsp. light butter

4 egg whites

1 JELL-O Sugar Free Vanilla Pudding Snack

1/2 cup Cool Whip Free


Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix flour, salt and Splenda together; set aside.

In a medium-sized saucepan, combine water, butter and vanilla. Bring to a

boil while stirring constantly. Once mixture is blended and boiling, reduce

heat to low. Add flour mixture and stir vigorously until a ball of dough forms.

Remove from heat and allow to cool. Once cool, use an electric mixer at

medium speed while slowly adding egg whites until mixture is blended. Spray

a large baking pan lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Drop 12 spoonfuls of

mixture onto pan, evenly spacing them out. Cook for 10 minutes, then

reduce heat to 375 degrees. Cook for an additional 10 - 15 minutes (until

puffs appear very firm), then remove puffs from oven. Pierce the top of each

with a knife and allow them to cool completely. Once ready to serve, mix

pudding and Cool Whip together. Slice tops of puffs off and remove any

doughy, undercooked insides. Fill puffs with pudding mixture and replace

tops. Enjoy! Makes 12 creamy, dreamy puffs.

**See below for more TIPS on how to make your Cream Puffs nice and


Serving Size: one puff (approx. 1 oz.)

Calories: 45

Fat: 1.5g

Sodium: 55mg

Carbs: 6.5g

Fiber: 0g

Sugars: 0.5g

Protein: 1.5g

*1 Point!


Cream Puffs

Off the Puff! Cream puffs, or profiteroles (as fancy people call them), are

said to have made their US debut at the Wisconsin State Fair in 1924, and

they've grown in popularity ever since. And people tend to NOT realize just

how much damage they can do. Even itty bitty cream puffs (like the 1-oz.

ones we're slamming here) contain about 10 fat grams each, thanks to the

custardy, creamy filling and the buttery, eggy dough batter. Luckily, you can

make your own HG-friendly version at home and wow your friends and

family. Click here to see a video of some INSANE cream puffs you should

NOT be making and eating at home (aka freakishly ginormous ones that

likely contain 700 - 1000 calories).

Serving Size: one 1-oz. puff

Calories: 120

Fat: 10g

Sodium: 65mg

Carbs: 5g

Fiber: 0g

Sugars: 3g

Protein: 1.5g

*3 Points



Today, January 9th, is National Apricot Day. Eat one -- they contain vitamins

A and C and fiber, too... Hooray!

**1. Use egg whites from regular-sized eggs, not extra large ones. If you

only have extra large eggs on hand, use slightly less egg whites.

2. If dough hasn't puffed up after the first 10 minutes of cooking, allow to

cook for a few more minutes before reducing the cooking time.

3. Before removing puffs from the oven, be sure that they look very firm.

Cook for an additional few minutes if they look doughy.

4. Allow puffs to cool and set completely before removing the tops and filling

with cream.

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