Saturday, January 1, 2011

BLACK BOTTOM PIE

Just 4 u

--GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST:--
1 1/4 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c. diet margarine

--FILLING--
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
3/4 c. part-skim ricotta cheese
12 packets sweetener
1 packet low-calorie whipped topping mix
1 1/2 c. skim milk
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1/4 c. cocoa

ORANGE RICE

Just 4 u

1 c. rice, uncooked
1 c. water
1 c. orange juice
1 tsp. reduced calorie margarine
Dash of salt
1 tbsp. orange rind, freshly grated
1/2 c. fresh orange sections, seeded

In a 2-quart microwave safe casserole, combine the rice, water,
orange juice, margarine and salt. Cover, microwave on High for 5
minutes.

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Just 4 u

1/4 c. margarine
1 tbsp. granulated fructose
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

BAKED CHICKEN FOR ONE

Just 4 u

1 (3 oz.) chicken breast, boned & skinned
2 tbsp. (any brand) bottled diet Italian dressing
Marinate chicken in dressing overnight in covered casserole. Bake for
one hour at 350 degrees. No additional seasonings are necessary.
Will be very tender and juicy,.

IT COULD BE A SNICKERS BAR

Just 4 u

12 oz. soft diet ice cream
1 c. diet Cool Whip
1/4 c. chunky peanut butter
1 pkg. sugar-free butterscotch pudding (dry)
3 oz. Grape-Nuts cereal
Mix first 4 ingredients in mixer, then stir in cereal. Pour into 8 inch
square pan. Cover and freeze. Makes 4 servings.

SUGAR - FREE CRANBERRY RELISH

Just 4 u

2 c. cranberries
2 apples
1 c. orange juice
Grind together the cranberries and apples, using a sweet apple. (May
also use blender). Add orange juice, chopped nuts and sweetener to
taste. Refrigerate several hours before using.

DIABETIC DATE DAINTIES

Just 4 u

2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. liquid sweetener
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/3 c. dates, chopped
1/4 c. flour
1/2 c. nuts
1 1/2 c. bread crumbs
Beat eggs, sweetener and baking powder. Add dates, flour and nuts.
Stir in bread crumbs. Chill, then measure by teaspoon on a greased
cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.