WW Recipe of the Day: Belvita Strawberry Dessert Bruschetta
My mom, sister and I are spending the 4th of July holiday on the coast of Maine, about as far away from the intense heat of Phoenix as you can get.
We are looking forward to a week of relaxing, catching up with family and friends, and indulging in lots of fresh Maine seafood.
Here's a shot of the view from the place we are staying...
I'm sharing a recipe for a quick and easy strawberry dessert with just 5 ingredients: Belvita golden oat breakfast biscuits, light cream cheese, lemon curd, chopped strawberries, and fresh mint.
You could even make these red, white and blue by adding a few blueberries and skipping the mint!
I got the idea for these easy and fun strawberry dessert bruschetta in the Winter 2013 issue of Weight Watchers Five Ingredient 15 Minute Recipes, which I picked up at Costco months ago and just recently rediscovered in my ever-growing, unwieldy stack of cooking magazines.
With strawberries and cream cheese in the refrigerator, Belvita golden oat breakfast biscuits and an unopened jar of lemon curd in the pantry and a pot of mint on the patio, I had everything I need to whip up a batch of these strawberry dessert bruschetta recently.
Originally written to be used with rectangular sugar cookies, I thought Belvita breakfast biscuits would be a good substitute.
Made with whole grains, Belvita biscuits are a pretty good choice as cookies go, but they're not something that work for me at breakfast, so I tend to eat one or two occasionally as an afternoon treat.
The original recipe was written to make 16 servings, way too many for our little family, so, I made one-quarter of the recipe, a much safer amount for a food-greedy girl like me.
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Dessert Bruschetta?
According to my calculations each Belvita Strawberry Bruschetta has 78 calories and:
3 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
2 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
If you like this easy recipe for Strawberry Bruschetta with Belvita Breakfast Biscuits, be sure to check out some of my other easy, healthy Weight Watchers friendly recipes including 5-Ingredient WW Ice Cream Bar Icebox Cake, Strawberry Waffle Shortcake, WW Classic Cottage Cheese "Danish", Cottage Cheese Power Pancakes, Laughing Cow Cheese Raspberry Toast and Strawberry Yogurt Granola Parfaits as well as a great collection of 25+ Skinny Strawberry Recipes Perfect for Weight Watchers
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Weight Watchers Belvita Strawberry Dessert Bruschetta Recipe
- 4 Belvita golden oat breakfast biscuits
- 2 tablespoons tub-style light cream cheese
- 1-½ teaspoons lemon curd
- ¼ cup chopped strawberries
- Fresh mint sprigs, roughly chopped (optional)
- In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese and lemon curd until creamy and well blended.
- Spread about ¾ tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture on one side of each of the cookies.
- Top evenly with the strawberries.
- Garnish with mint if desired.
*PersonalPoints® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
This video shows how easy it is to make your own Strawberry Bruschetta at home:
More Weight Watchers Friendly Strawberry Dessert Ideas
- Strawberry Balsamic Bruschetta from EmilyBites
- Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie from LaaLoosh
- Strawberry Banana Greek Yogurt Muffins from DrizzleMeSkinny
- Strawberry Cheesecake Pudding Parfaits from EmilyBites
- Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp from SkinnyTaste
- Strawberry Shortcake Mug Cake from HungryGirl
- Ricotta & Strawberry Toast from Delish
- Skinny Strawberries Romanoff from SkinnyTaste
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