Barefoot by the Sea: Healthy Summer Recipes

Friday, June 11, 2010

Healthy Summer Recipes

Recently, I discovered my new favorite online cookbook...Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes features fresh, delicious, healthy and TASTY food.  I'm all for that!  Here is one that was a favorite of MINE yesterday...


Wilted Baby Arugula, Spinach and Pasta Salad
Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1  cup Points: 3 ww pts
Calories: 150.8 • Fat: 5.7 g Protein: 7.6 g Carb: 32.1 g Fiber: 15.2 g   

2 1/2 cups baby arugula and spinach
6 oz Fiber gourmet pasta
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp red wine vinegar
salt and fresh ground pepper
4 tbsp Parmigiano Reggiano, freshly grated

Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions. Drain and toss with baby greens. Add oil, vinegar, cheese, salt and pepper and mix well. Serve with additional grated cheese if you wish. Makes 4 cups. 

Here is one that was a big hit with the kids...
Grilled Peaches
Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1 peach • Points: 2 ww pts
Calories: 131.5 • Fat: 0.1 g • Protein: 3.4 g • Carb: 31.7 g • Fiber: 2.2 g   
  • 4 medium ripe peaches, cut in half (pit removed)
  • 1/2 cup honey flavored fat free Greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • cinnamon (to taste)
Place peaches cut side down on the grill. Grill on low or indirect heat until soft, about 2-4 minutes on each side.

Combine yogurt and cinnamon. Pour 1 tbsp yogurt over each peach half. Drizzle with honey and enjoy. 

Head on over to her blog to check out more great ones like avacado mango salsa, no bake banana creme pie, mojitos and skinny chicken parm!  Don't they all sound delicious?  Bring on those groceries!  

Have a great weekend everybody and don't forget to enter The Frog and Sheep giveaway that ends Monday!

5 comments:

  1. Ohhh the grilled peaches look good!

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  2. Yum! The recipes look wonderful!!!

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  3. Sue @ AbovetheDamJamJune 12, 2010 at 8:27 PM

    We'll be trying those peaches this week for sure!

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  4. I love the name of your blog! I'm a new follower!

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  5. okay...i really need to start making the food you are posting about. i am doing a really bad job in the dinner department around here.

    looks yummy!
    thanks

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