I've been in the mood to try some new recipes. This morning I tried some Pecan Sticky Buns (4 pts). They were soooooo darn good. It totally makes you feel like you are cheating on your diet. Also had a pear (1 pt) and some coffee.
Sorry the picture didn't turn out better. I wanted you to be able to see the sticky goodness of the thing but when you're working with a cheap camera.....
Want the recipe? Sure you do! ;-)
Sticky Caramel Pecan Rolls
1/4 cup fat-free caramel-flavored sundae syrup (I used sugar free, fat free)
1 8 ounce can refrigerated reduced-fat crescent roll
1/4 cup brown sugar -- firmly packed (I used Splenda brown sugar)
2 tablespoons pecans -- finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (I used more!!)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spoon 1 1/2 teaspoons syrup into each of 8 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; set aside. Unroll crescent roll dough, and separate into 4 rectangles. Combine brown sugar, pecans, and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over each rectangle, pressing gently into dough. Beginning at 1 long edge, roll up jelly-roll fashion. Pinch ends of dough to seal. Cut each roll into 6 slices. Place 3 slices, cut sides down, in prepared muffin cups. Bake at 375 for 14 minutes. Run a knife around edges of cups; immediately invert onto a platter. Yield: 8 servings.
Points = 4
172 calories, 2.2g protein, 5.8g fat (.1 sat), 26.9g carbohydrates, .2g fiber, 0mg cholesterol, 1mg iron, 260mg sodium, 13mg calcium
Got the recipe from the WW recipe yahoo group.
Shocking gossip: I'm having an affair with my mechanic! *gasp*
Ok, ok, he's my husband. He had to change my brakes on the miniature van today even though the weather was so gross outside today. I'm SO glad that his neck is doing better!While Chuck changes brakes Rachel decides to try the experiment with Mentos and Diet Coke. Look how high the Coke shoots up in the sky!!! Cool! I want to be a mad scientist when I grow up. Or even an angry scientist would be fine.
Poor Chuck. It really didn't take him too long and it saved a ton of money. Thanks, sweety. I love you so much.
Rachel is going to try another Mentos/Soda experiment. This time she is trying to launch a rocket into space.
After Chuck finishes up the brakes, I head to Subway for lunch. I got a turkey sandwich (5 pts) and added some WW Cheese Curls (2 pts). Good, filling lunch. I took a bite of Chuck's Steak and Cheese sandwich. Oh, it was so good.
Oh yeah. I got a standing ovation tonight. We will be having these again and again and again and again.
Mine was a slice of angel food cake, some strawberries chopped and mixed with Splenda, a dollop of FF Cool Whip and a cherry and a sprig of mint.
Even though is was a nasty day outside, I had a very nice day. Sure hope we can go paddling Armand Bayou with our Houston Kayak Meetup group! But it doesn't look good. Plus Charlie has been coughing and sneezing.