So I found out if you call it a fry, my kids will eat it. Dang. Why didn’t I know that last week when I was trying to get them to eat carrots. You know…orange fries.
Even better…have them dip ’em in marinara,
…tell them it’s ketchup.
It’s amazing what a 2 year old will believe.
As for you, this is a great way to keep to your New Year’s resolution.
Or are we over resolutions? Just between you and me…I’m getting there. Just one more week. They say it takes three weeks
to make good habits and one day to break them.
Before you give up…try these. I barely even had a chance to take them before they were snatched off the plate. These come from Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes. She has tons of good healthy recipes so check her out. You can get a healthy marinara recipe on her website to dip these in. I was being lazy and just used canned sauce.
Yield: Recipe makes 3 servings; WW points: 1.3 per serving
3 medium zucchini sliced into 3" x 1/2" sticks
1 large egg white
1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
2 tbsp grated Pecorino Romano cheese (can be found in the spaghetti sauce aisle next to Parmesan cheese)
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Preheat oven to 425°.
In a small bowl, beat egg whites and season with salt and pepper. In a ziplock bag, place breadcrumbs, garlic powder and cheese and shake well. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
Dip zucchini sticks into eggs then into bread crumb and cheese mixture, a few at a time and shake to coat. Place the breaded zucchini in a single layer and spray more cooking spray on top. Bake at 425° for about 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with 1/2 cup marinara sauce for dipping (.5 pt)