Aug 15 2012

A Tasty Treat Left on the Printer

Amanda Carroll left this recipe on the printer so we may come over for dinner.

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats. SkinnyTaste.com 

 

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Servings: 8 • Size: 1 zucchini boat • Old Points: 2 pts • Points+: 3 pts

Calories: 116 • Fat: 3.5 g • Protein: 12 g • Carb: 11 g • Fiber: 3 g • Sugar: 4.5 g

Sodium: 410 mg (without salt)

Ingredients:

For the enchilada sauce:

olive oil spray (I used my Misto)

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 or 2 tbsp chipotle chile in adobo sauce, more if you like it spicy

1-1/2 cups tomato sauce

1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder

1/2 tsp ground cumin

2/3 cup fat-free low-sodium chicken broth

kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste

For the zucchini boats:

4 (about 32 oz total) medium zucchini

1 tsp oil

1/2 cup green onions, chopped

3 cloves garlic, crushed

1/2 cup diced green bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

8 oz cooked shredded chicken breast

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder

3 tbsp water or fat free chicken broth

1 tbsp tomato paste

salt and pepper to taste

For the Topping:

3/4 cup reduced fat shredded sharp cheddar

chopped scallions and cilantro for garnish

(Directions here)

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Aug 15 2012

Baby Seat Recall

Bumbo Baby Seats Recall: 4 Million Infant Floor Seats Recalled After Reports Of Skull Fractures. Huffington Post

About 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of infant skull fractures.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies can wiggle out of the floor seats.

About 1 million of the molded foam seats were recalled in October 2007 for additional warning labels against placing the Bumbo seats on raised surfaces, such as tables or kitchen counters.

Since the first recall, CPSC and Bumbo International of South Africa have learned of at least 50 incidents in which babies fell from Bumbo seats while they were being used on raised surfaces. CPSC says another 34 babies fell from the seats while they were being used on the floor or at an unknown elevation. In all, there were 21 reports of skull fractures to infants.

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Aug 15 2012

Relax & Unplug

Unplug on your vacation and relax, really. TODAY 

 

Mention an unplugged vacation to most Americans, and their responses range from amusing to the wistful.

Although it’s almost unheard of these days, heading off on a vacation without access to Wi-Fi or email is achievable. And, believe it or not, it’s worth doing. Some brave souls who truly understand that vacation means a respite from work are doing it so successfully that they return from their vacations rested and energized. What a concept! 

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