When many people think of healthy food, they generally don’t think tasty fall anywhere in that category. Truth be told, its hard to balance making healthy food choices and sweet treats. When you do find such rare recipes it takes quite some time to whip up these deserts. which means if you don’t have the luxury of time you just want to give up entirely.
But will it ever be possible to find sweet treats that are at the same time good on your body and is also easy to prepare at the same time. Good news it actually exists and if you’ve at any point in time heard about the “Two-Ingredient Weight Watchers Pineapple Angel Food Cake” you’d probably know what we are talking about.
It doesn’t matter whether you are really a member of the Weight Watchers, it is quite possible that at some point in the past, you have encountered one or two of these recipes that make it out of their meetings to the world at large. If you have, you probably can testify to how tasty, simple to prepare and at absolutely healthy they are.
Martha of Simple Nourished Living, says this cake recipe has been a favorite of Weight Watchers for so many years. The best part is its simplicity. It requires only two ingredients; a box of angel food cake mix and a can of crushed pineapple and voila!
Martha also recommends that if you use the one one-step angel food cake mix that requires only the addition of water. This should get up about 148 calories according to her calculation. If you are not a fan of blank simplicity and you prefer to spice things up a little, you won’t be breaking any rules.
According to Stockpiling Moms, for example, you can serve it with homemade whipped cream cheese icing. For Carrie of Eating on a Dime, however, you can also add partial to Cool Whip on top.
If you are a fan of a tropical meal, The Frugal Girls’ way of doing it is to top the cake with shaved coconut or just experiment with fruits anyone you want it. Adventures of a Couponista recommends raspberries or strawberries mixed with water and sugar to create some “juice.”Of course, you can come off with a crazy mix of your own too.
The recipe above isn’t the only one with few ingredients that we know, we also have a few other alternatives for you which you will find quite easy to prepare and absolutely delicious as well.
Here’s a sampling of some recipes from our list. Feel free to write them down somewhere.
1.Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos (3 points)
On a first look, it might seem taking this Taquitos is indulgent, but the good news is they only set you back by three points which are still quite okay. And it takes only 20 minutes to prepare. All you need for this tasty snack is chicken, buffalo sauce, low-fat cream cheese, buffalo sauce, flour tortillas and nothing more unless you want to play the genius.
2.Skinny Bell Pepper Nachos (4 points)
This one is made with a bell-pepper base with ground turkey and spices toppings finished off with cheddar cheese like regular tacos. This is a low-carb, protein loaded recipe. And you don’t have to worry too much about your calories as it takes you back by only four points. Pretty cool yeah?
3.Carrot Cake Muffin (1 point)
Carrot cake muffins will only make you lose one point which is a good thing because its so delicious you will end up taking more than one. Cake mix, greek yogurt, and water are all that you need for this one.
4.Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie (2 points)
This peanut butter and banana smoothies is another delicious snack that only takes two smart points from you and should be able to hold your tummy till its time for a meal again. A good snack to grab if you are really hungry since it only takes five minutes to prepare.
5.Oven-Baked Zucchini Chips (3 points)
Zucchini chips is a better and healthier substitute for a regular bag or potato chips. Bake the squash to perfection with some breadcrumbs, spices and low-fat parmesan cheese for some nice and crispy chips
All the recipes on this list are so delicious you most likely will be making them over and over again. A good thing they are low carb after all.