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These no-cook open-faced s'mores are crazy easy to throw together and will kick your craving for the summertime campfire staple.







ingredients.

1 sheet (4 crackers)  low-fat honey graham crackers
2 teaspoons hazelnut spread (like Nutella)
10 - 12 mini marshmallows

directions.


Break sheet of graham cracker in half . Spread 1 teaspoon of the hazelnut spread on each sheet. Top evenly with marshmallows. 

If you have a creme brulee torch, you can even toast the tops of the marshmallows for an authentic open-face s'mores experience. Tasty!

MAKES 1 SERVING 

entire recipe = 150 calories, 5g fat 

 
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s’mores bites recipe.

These are so easy to make and insanely kid-friendly. Perfect for parties, movie nights, and whenever life isn't being fair. 

ingredients.

1 sheet (4 crackers) low-fat honey graham crackers, finely crushed 
2 teaspoons brown sugar (unpacked)
1 package Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations Seamless Dough Sheet
1/2 cup mini marshmallows
3 tablespoons semi-sweet mini chocolate chips

directions.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

Combine graham crackers and sugar in a small bowl. 

Roll out dough into a large rectangle of even thickness. Cut into 18 equally sized squares. Evenly distribute marshmallows (about 3 marshmallows each) and chocolate chips (1/2 teaspoon each) among the dough squares.

Carefully fold each dough square around the filling and firmly press dough together to seal and form round balls. 

Spray the balls with nonstick spray (butter flavor, if you have it) and lightly coat in the graham cracker mixture. Place them seam-side down on the baking sheet.

Bake in the oven until lightly brown, 10 - 12 minutes.

MAKES 6 SERVINGS


PER SERVING (3 “bites”): 180 calories, 8g fat


fyi: The marshmallow will pretty much melt into the dough so your left with melted chocolate in a dough-y ball. It is still tasty! 


 
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There are really too many reasons to love The Distillery; the food, the beer selection, the atmosphere, and the events, not to mention their club. I have been a big fan of this place since we first walked through the door. And now, it is always on our "Must Do" list when we have visitors in town. 

They have a really great, ever changing list of craft beers on tap and over 100 varieties of bottled beer available. If that isn’t enough to draw you in, the menu is fantastic, too!

There are lots of great appetizers to start you off. The Pretzel Treasures (little pretzel nuggets served with two dips – cheese & mustard), Fried Pickles (pickle spears served with honey jalapeno remoulade sauce), and the Distillery’s specialty Hog Hammers (dinner size cuts of pork with your choice of delicious sauce) are all amazing ways to kick off your meal.

As a huge salad fan, I tend to check out this section first. While it is light on the options, the Savannah Chicken Salad with blackened chicken made up for it. Big on taste and loaded with fun things (bacon, tomatoes, sweet potato fries, and cheese), this salad did not disappoint.

Other stand-out dishes include the Big Daddy’s Fish Tacos, Black Bean Burger, and Houdini Chicken Sandwich ---- all great choices! This menu is really packed with options though, so do not feel tied to any one dish. I love The Distillery because I never feel like I have to order the-same-one-dish-I-like. I’ve yet to try everything on the menu, but I’m up for the challenge. 


The only flaw I really have here is that the service is very hit or miss. Sometimes the servers are attentive and can answer your craft beer questions, while other times you might barely see your server. So plan on spending your time there, though the issue has been better recently.



 Top Shelf: Double Chocolate Deep Fried Moon Pie

If you only do one thing while you are in Savannah, go to The Distillery and get the Fried Moon Pie. The menu claims “there are no words to describe the awesomeness”, and they are not lying. Go there. Eat this. You’ll thank me. The best $6 you’ll ever spend.

Local Alert: If you are local (or travel to Savannah regularly) and love craft beer, it is definitely worth joining their Beer Club. Every month they offer their beer club members a night of beer tasting; four tickets to redeem for 5-oz. pours of any of the month’s featured brewery. The club is a reasonable $50. Keep in mind that it is a one-time-only fee for a lifetime membership. Plus it gives you a good excuse to frequent The Distillery! 


location: 416 w. liberty street (downtown)
connect: The Distillery
SavannahMenu.com VIP restaurant: not yet


 
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I sort of hate that I love Nutella. It's evil and delicious. I shouldn't ever buy it because I have to force myself to stop finding excuses to eat it.

This recipe was inspired by an influx of Nutella related pins & my love of faux-ice cream sandwiches.


Ingredients

1/4 cup light butter
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup Splenda brown sugar blend (or regular brown sugar)
1/4 cup plus 4 teaspoons Nutella
2 tablespoons fat-free egg substitute
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Dash salt
2 cups Cool Whip Free, thawed



Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a large baking sheet (or two!) with nonstick spray or grease with a little light butter. 

In a medium bowl, combine butter and both sugars until well mixed. Add 1/4 cup Nutella, egg substitute, and vanilla extract. Mix well. 

In a large bowl, combine both flours, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add wet mixture, using a hand mixer. Make sure to not over-mix the dough. 

Evenly distribute batter into 16 balls on the baking sheet(s), about a heaping teaspoon each. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Leave on the baking pan for a few minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack. Allow to cool completely. 

Once cool, spread 8 cookies with 1/2 teaspoon Nutella each. Top with 2 tablespoons Cool Whip, and then add one of the plain cookies on top, creating a sandwich. Freeze at least one hour, until firm. 

MAKES 8 SERVINGS