Weight Watchers: Super Slim Super Bowl
What’s a Super Bowl Party without nachos and buffalo wings? Could it even be a Super Bowl party? Whether you’re the host or a guest it’s certain that there’s will be a lot of food. Delicious, tasty food that’s high in fat and calories! If you’re watching your weight what can you do? Stay home? Serve only raw vegetables at your party? Neither is much of a solution. Jackie Conn from Weight Watchers has some ideas on how to slim down a Super Bowl Party and a recipe to share.Tips:Eat normally leading up to Super Bowl SundayArrive on a full stomachSet a realistic goalReflect on your goal often throughout the partyDon’t sit within arm’s reach of temptationIf you eat more than you planned be more active to slowly restore balanceBeef Blue Cheese Spinach Quesadilla3PointsPlus ValuePrep time: 12 minCook time: 16 minOther time: 0 minServes: 8Though not traditional, the combination of blue cheese and spicy beef adds fabulous flavor to these quesadillas. They’re sure to please your Super Bowl crowd. Ingredients: 1/3 cup(s) cooked 80% lean ground beef 3 Tbsp taco sauce 4 item(s) (large) burrito-size wheat flour tortilla(s) 4 oz blue cheese, crumbled 10 oz chopped frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes Instructions: In a small bowl, stir together beef and taco sauce. Lay two tortillas on a flat surface and divide beef mixture between them. Sprinkle each tortilla with half of cheese, spinach and red pepper flakes: top each with a remaining tortilla. Set a large, heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place one quesadilla in skillet and cook until brown spots form on bottom of tortilla, about 3 to 4 minutes: flip and cook until brown spots form again, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove quesadilla to a large cutting board and cover to keep warm: repeat with remaining quesadilla. Cut each quesadilla into 8 wedges and serve. Yields 2 wedges per serving.