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

TIps to Conquer Math Phobia

Danica McKellar's 5 tips to conquer math phobia, for your kids' sake. TODAY

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Much like how moms can model positive body image, we can influence our kids' outlook on math in healthy ways. Math is a crucially important subject that all too often gets rejected, especially by girls, and then they risk missing out on the brain-building, confidence-boosting gifts that tackling math has to offer. Here are some tips for how to start your kids off on the right foot, and keep math phobia away!

1. Starting when they are toddlers, point out math in everyday life.

2. Hide your math phobia, if you have any.

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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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