13 July 2011

A Summer Yummy {it's What's on your plate?}

YUMMA! Just the word 'cucumber' tells me this is a refreshing appetizer for a warm Summer day.  Let's get to it!

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizers

All you'll need:
1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
1 can (4 ounces) tiny shrimp, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh dill
1 medium cucumber (8 inches), cut into 1/4-inch slices

All you'll do:
In a bowl, combine the pineapple, shrimp, mayonnaise, onion, mustard and dill. Spoon onto cucumber slices.

Approx 32 servings (serving size = 1 piece)
Prep/Total Time: 10 minutes
[Per serving: 16 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol,
29 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein]
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Free Food

Road to 10k: I have been fighting a cold so I haven't run since Friday.  I have been working on my weights and stretches though.  YAY!  Feeling like running tonight so stay tuned.