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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Spider Eggs

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There's no trick to this yummy treat!!

Turn your favorite deviled-egg recipe into a Halloween hit by adding black olives to create spider eggs! A bit creepy yes, but still very delicious! Have some Halloween fun this year by creating these for your family. 

* Not intended for Halloween goodie bags for trick-or-treaters. ha!

Don't have a favorite deviled egg recipe? You're in luck. Just click on the link below for an easy recipe right here on Points in My Life!



"What do skeletons say before they start to eat? -- Bone Appétit"


HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Low-Point Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Pico de Gallo

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Pico de Gallo, pronounced peek-o-day-GY-o, also called salsa fresca, is a fresh, uncooked condiment made with tomatoes, onion, chilis or jalapeños. You can also vary the recipe using other fresh ingredients. It is a refreshing combination of sweetness, tanginess, with just enough spice to keep you coming back for more. Perfect with chicken, tacos, tortilla chips, or just by the spoonfuls!

Low-Point Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Pico de Gallo

Ingredients:

- 4, 4 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts
- 1, small avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and diced
- 1 cup diced strawberries
- 1/3 cup diced mango
- 1/2 Tbs diced jalapeños
- 1 1/2 Tbs diced onion
- 1 Tbs honey
- juice from 1/2 a lime
- 2 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro (or chopped celery leaves)
- salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Season chicken with a little salt and pepper and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until cooked through. While the chicken is baking, in a medium bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients. Remove chicken from oven and add two tablespoons of pico de gallo on top of each serving. Enjoy! If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this easy recipe, Click Here.

Total servings - 4
Serving size - 1, 4 oz. chicken with 2 Tbs Pico de Gallo
Points per serving - 4
Points plus per serving - 5

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