Saturday, June 18, 2011

Coconut-Lime Rice Krispy Squares

Coconut and Lime are my all-time summer flavors -- fresh and delicious!

Coconut- Lime Rice Krispy Squares

Ingredients
  • 1 box of Rice Krispy Cereal
  • 1 package of jet puffed marshmallows
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1 tsp lime oil or lime zest would also work
  • 1 cup store bought sweet shredded coconut

Procedures

  • Melt butter on stove top and add in the marshmallows
  • Add in the lime oil or lime zest and a little bit of the shredded coconut
  • Combine the rice krispy cereal and mix well
  • Spray Pam on a glass dish and carefull transfer the rice cereal mix
  • Top with shredded coconut
  • Let it cool or serve and enjoy!

BBQ Chicken Pizza - Healthy Spin Off

Nothing tastes better than home cooking. The pizza dough is home-made from whole wheat flour, olive oil and love.

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Nutritional Facts
Serving size 3 small pizza)
WW Points - 6 per pizza
Calories  221
Fat 2.7 g
Sodium 292 mg
Carbohydrates 27.9
Fiber 1.3 g
Protein 11.5

Ingredients

For the dough
  • 3 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup active yeast - 1/4 cup of water and 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup of milk

For the toppings
  • Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce or any other BBQ sauce - amount at your discretion
  • 2 cup of chopped chicken breast
  • 1 cup of red bell pepper strips
  • 1/2 cup of cilantro
  • 2 cups of chopped provolone cheese

Procedures

  • Combine active yeast, water and sugar and let it stand for 10 minutes
  • Combine flour, olive oil, and yeast mixture together
  • Add in the milk and knead till the dough is nice and smooth
  • Let it stand of an hour covered with plastic wrap or cloth towel
  • Knead the dough once more and let it stand for another hour
  • Roll the dough flat at your desired dough thickness. I like my crust thin
  • Use a medium size bowl as a guide to form them in perfect circles
  • Add your toppings and bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 6 minutes for thin crust.