Kid-Friendly Spaghetti Squash—sweet or savory
Mar21

Kid-Friendly Spaghetti Squash—sweet or savory

Spaghetti squash, while considered a winter squash, is a Weight Watchers Power Food and is zero points on the fantastic, new 360 Degrees Program. The long, spaghetti-like strands make it special, and with a bit of imagination and some marinara sauce and parmesan cheese, give you that pasta fix! I personally prefer to just add some butter or ICBINB spray (see recipe), and parmesan cheese. Kids love spaghetti squash because they can slurp it like spaghetti! My little one likes hers with a little butter and cinnamon sugar. Orna’s Kid-Friendly Spaghetti Squash If you’re really trying to re-create the pasta experience, you can add marinara sauce as well, but I prefer the above without adding the tomato flavors. How do you like your spaghetti squash? Click here for some interesting facts about spaghetti squash on Wikipedia >>   Kid-Friendly Spaghetti Squash 2013-08-06 17:13:25 Serves 4 Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 min Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 min 248 calories 2 g 46 g 18 g 20 g 11 g 60 g 945 g 0 g 0 g 5 g Nutrition Facts Serving Size 60g Servings 4 Amount Per Serving Calories 248 Calories from Fat 154 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 27% Saturated Fat 11g 56% Trans Fat 0g Polyunsaturated Fat 0g Monounsaturated Fat 5g Cholesterol 46mg 15% Sodium 945mg 39% Total Carbohydrates 2g 1% Dietary Fiber 0g 0% Sugars 0g Protein 20g Vitamin A11%Vitamin C0% Calcium67%Iron3% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Does this look wrong? Ingredients 1 small spaghetti squash butter or I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spray (for the Weight Watchers) parmesan cheese or cinnamon sugar (or ground cinnamon and Splenda for the Weight Watchers) pinch salt Instructions Wash and pierce spaghetti squash a few times with a fork or sharp knife. Microwave whole in a casserole dish for 2 - 3 minutes to soften skin. Cut in half lengthways with a sharp, serrated knife. Remove seeds with a spoon. Place cut side down in casserole dish; add 1/4 cup water, cover with plastic wrap or lid and microwave 8 - 10 minutes. Pull out the strands with a fork; add salt, butter and parmesan cheese or cinnamon sugar to taste. By Orna beta calories 248 fat 18g protein 20g carbs 2g more OrnaBakes...

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Cinnamon Sugar Figure-Eight Cookies
Mar12

Cinnamon Sugar Figure-Eight Cookies

Your kids will love to make—and eat—these simple but delicious cookies! My toddler, Aja, has been nagging me all day to let her make her favorite Cinnamon Roll Cookies all by herself. A little too advanced for a three year old!  Click here for Orna’s Cinnamon Roll Cookies recipe >> I remembered these Cinnamon Twists, fondly referred to by Sam (hubby) as Mrs. Sniderman Cookies—after the sweet family friend, Audrey, in his home town of Calgary, Canada, who thoughtfully sent a care package of his favorites with his parents, when they visited LA. Brilliant! Kid-friendly, and no need to soften the butter or buy ingredients. Aja had a blast mixing, rolling and shaping the cookies “all by herself.” This was a great exercise for me in completely giving up control.     Now that Nana and Zaida live nearby, Aja can take over from Mrs. Sniderman making daddy’s favs! (As if he wasn’t already smitten.) I forgot that she likes to eat cinnamon sugar by the spoonful. That apparently still wasn’t enough sugar for her, because she still insisted on icing the cookie with the only (chocolate) frosting I had in the pantry. (Note: This is not recommended by me!) As I was posting this recipe, I was happy to discover that it originated from Norene Gilletz—well-renowned Canadian cookbook author, of whom I’m a huge fan. She has been very supportive of my blog, and is always quick to answer my cooking and baking questions on Norene’s Kitchen—her fabulous Facebook group. Click here to see Norene’s Kitchen on Facebook—a place for foodies, bakers and cooks >> Cool Tools Small Cookie Scoop, Parchment Sheets Cinnamon Sugar Figure-Eight Cookies 2013-08-06 15:26:50 Yields 48 Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 45 min Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 45 min 100 calories 10 g 12 g 6 g 1 g 1 g 21 g 8 g 4 g 0 g 6 g Nutrition Facts Serving Size 21g Yields 48 Amount Per Serving Calories 100 Calories from Fat 54 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 3% Trans Fat 0g Polyunsaturated Fat 2g Monounsaturated Fat 4g Cholesterol 12mg 4% Sodium 8mg 0% Total Carbohydrates 10g 3% Dietary Fiber 0g 1% Sugars 4g Protein 1g Vitamin A0%Vitamin C0% Calcium1%Iron1% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Does this look wrong? Ingredients 3 large or extra-large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar or brown sugar, lightly packed 1/2 - 3/4 cup...

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