per serving: 341 calories; 10 grams protein; 12 grams total fat; 2 grams fiber; 6 grams saturated fat; 51 grams carbohydrates; 19 mgs cholesterol; 1001 mgs sodium; 9 WW points plus

Vegetarian Lower Calorie

Pumpkin Soup with Creme Fraiche

Ingredients

3 cups vegetable broth

2 cups canned pumpkin

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1/2 chipotle chile in adobo sauce seeded and diced

3/4 cups creme fraiche

coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

1/2 loaf French bread

1/2 cup pine nuts toasted

Instructions

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
[1]
Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat. Whisk in the pumpkin puree, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, honey, syrup and chipotle chile. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add more broth if the soup is too thick. While soup is simmering, toast pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned and fragrant.
[2]
Meanwhile, wrap bread in foil and heat in oven for 5-7 minutes.
[3]
Remove soup from heat and whisk in the cr?me fraiche and season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle pine nuts on top and serve with bread.

Gala Fruit Salad

Ingredients

2 Gala apples peeled, cored and cubed

1 1/2 pint container fresh blueberries

2 bananas peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick

1/4 cup orange juice

2 oranges peeled and cubed

Instructions


[1]
Place apples, blueberries, bananas, orange juice and orange pieces in a large bowl; toss until well combined.