Posted in Appetizers, Bake, Casserole, Vegetables

Artichoke Dip

Artichoke Dip

Serves 12

Preheat oven 375o

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 85                        Fat = 5 grams                        Points: 2


1 can (8.5 ounces) artichokes – drained and chopped

1 chili pepper – minced

1 cup low fat mayonnaise

2 cups low fat mozzarella cheese – shredded

½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Coat baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Mix ingredients & bake at for 30 minutes.
Posted in Potatoes, Side Dishes

Roast Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roast Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Serves 10

Preheat oven 425o

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 200                      Fat = 1 gram                          Points: 3


8 garlic cloves – peeled and kept whole

5 pounds potatoes – peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces

¾ cup skim milk

¾ cup fat free sour cream

2 tablespoons low calorie butter spread

1 ½ teaspoons salt

1 ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. Wrap garlic cloves in a piece of aluminum foil coated in cooking spray.  Place in the oven and roast for about 20 minutes until soft.
  2. Meanwhile, boil a large pot of water and add potatoes.  Cook until tender, about 15 minutes.  Drain and return the potatoes to the pot.  Cook over high heat, tossing until completely dry for about 1 minute.
  3. Turn off the heat and mash the potatoes.  Stir in the milk, sour cream, butter spread and salt and pepper until combined and fluffy.  Remove the garlic from the oven when done, mash in a small bowl and then stir into the potato mixture.