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Weight Watchers Recipes: Classics With A Twist

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Weight Watchers is celebrating its 50th anniversary by releasing a new cookbook called “Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Cookbook.” In the book, they put a modern twist on some of their classic recipes! Here are just a few:

Stuffed Celery Redux

Spread 2 tablespoons fat-free cream cheese into 4 celery sticks and dot with 1 tablespoon dried cranberries  PPV 2

Chili Popcorn

Sprinkle 3 cups air popped popcorn with chili powder and garlic powder  PPV 2

Frozen grapes

Break grapes into small clusters, place in a single layer on a plate and freeze.  PPV 0

And here are some of the trend setting snack staples that are member favorites in 2013….

Kale Chips

Spray 1 cup torn kale leaves lightly with nonstick spray and toss with a pinch each salt and pepper. Bake in 400 oven until crisp about 8 minutes PPV 1

Crunchy Almond Cakes

Spread 2 teaspoons almond butter over 2 large rice cakes PPV 4

Spicy Roast Chickpeas

Rinse and pat dry ½ cup canned chickpeas. Bake on small parchment-lined baking sheet in 375 oven until very crisp about 45 minutes. Sprinkle with pinch each cumin powder, chipotle chili powder and salt.  PPV 3

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