Weight Watchers: Healthy Holiday Tips & Recipe

From the gatherings to the goodies, the holiday season can be a tough time to hold on to our healthy eating habits. Mary Vogliano, of Weight Watchers, stops by Pittsburgh Today Live with some strategies that can help as well as a tasty new recipe!

1. Start the day with a healthy breakfast
2. Healthy Holiday Shopping
3. Time for a Party?

Pear, Prosciutto & Blue Cheese Crostini

Prep: 10 Min.
Cook: 5 Min
Serves: 4
4 PointsPlus® Values

1 large firm-ripe pear, quartered, cored, and cut into 16 slices
8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices whole wheat baguette, toasted
2 thin slices prosciutto, quartered
1 ounce Stilton or other blue cheese, crumbled
2 teaspoons honey

1.) Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium heat. Add pear slices in single layer and cook until lightly browned, about 2 minutes on each side.

2.) Place 2 pear slices on each baguette slice. Top evenly with prosciutto, sprinkle with Stilton, and drizzle with honey. Serve at once.

Per Serving (2 crostini); 99 g. 147 Cal, 4 g Total Fat, 2 g Sat Fat, o g Trans Fat, 11 mg Chol, 415 mg Sod, 24 g Total Carb, 9 g Total Sugar, 3 g Fib, 6 g Prot, 43 mg Calc.

Recipes and images reprinted from Weight Watchers PointsPlus™ Cookbook 2010 Weight Watchers International, Inc. All rights reserved.


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