Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Peanut Butter Snacks

Weight Watchers magazine suggests these three peanut butter snacks: Each for only 3 points value!

Apple-Nut Rings

Spread 1 T. reduced fat peanut butter* over 1 small green apple, cored & cut into 4 rings. Top with 1 T. dried cranberries.
Per serving: (4 slices) POINTS VALUE: 3

Tin-Roof Shake

Puree 2 tsp. peanut butter, 1/3 c. fat-free chocolate frozen yogurt and 1/4 c. fat-free milk in a blender.
Per serving: (2/3 c.) POINTS VALUE: 3

PB&J Pitas

Spread 2 tsp. of peanut butter over 1/2 small pita and top with 1 1/2 tsp. strawberry jelly.
Per serving (1/2 pita) POINTS VALUE: 3

*Have you tried Better'n Peanut Butter? It's advertised in their Magazine and only has 2.5 grams of fat vs 16 grams of fat for regular peanut butter! It also has only 100 calories per serving vs 200 calories per serving for peanut butter. But best of all it now comes in Chocolate Peanut Butter! It's available on line at www.betternpeanutbutter.com or at Tops Markets in the Buffalo area. Check out their website for stores in your area that carry it!

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