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Welcome to Tweaked at Chez Jan de la Dayton....translated to 'tweaked at Jan's house in Dayton'! Sounds fancy, but it's not. If you choose to share a recipe, be kind and give me kudos for it. The pictures are NOT to be taken off this blog unless used in a direct link to this blog. Once upon a time I was a Weight Watchers leader....that chapter is closed. But I still like to eat and bake and don't like the weight that finds its way to me too easily. So I go find delicious-sounding recipes and tweak them. Some recipes, however, just don't turn out right if they're tweaked. I've not posted anything....so far.....that isn't WW friendly. That might change, and I'll warn you if I post something with 'scary' P+ values. For those who don't use substitutions, the ratio for Splenda granulated/sugar is 1:1 and the ratio for egg substitute/eggs is 1/4 cup of egg sub = 1 egg. Now.....let's have some fun in the kitchen!!!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Crunchy Cucumber Salad

                                             Crunchy Cucumber Salad
                                                  Makes 8 servings
                                             1 serving = 4 PointsPlus™

1/2 cup olive oil
1 TBSP balsamic vinegar
1 TBSP chopped fresh dill
1 bag (7 oz) butter lettuce and radicchio blend (like Fresh Express)
3 large radishes, halved and sliced
3/4 cup halved sliced cucumbers
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions
3/4 cup frozen petite peas, thawed
Salt and pepper if desired

1. In bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar and dill. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
2. Arrange lettuce blend on platter. Top with remaining ingredients.
3. Drizzle dressing over salad.

Now for the 'legal mumbo-jumbo' to keep me out of court! *The PointsPlus™ value for this recipe was calculated by me (Jan Gomes) and is not an endorsement or approval of this recipe by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the PointsPlus™ registered trademark.*

Later!
Loving Life(time)!
Jan

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