The Temptations and Frustrations of a Dieting Momma

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6/22/06 Food Blog & a recipe!

POINTS Target: 31
Food POINTS values Used: 17.5
Activity POINTS values earned: 1

For dinner we had some *delicious* oven-baked homestyle fries…2 pts of cheese fry goodness!

Oven-baked homestyle fries

POINTS® value: 2
Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 45 min


1 sprays olive oil cooking spray
2 large potato(es), Idaho, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick strips
1/8 tsp table salt, or to taste
1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste
2 oz low-fat cheddar or colby cheese, about 1/2 cup

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
Arrange potatoes on prepared baking sheet and season to taste with salt and pepper. Bake 20 minutes and then flip fries and cook for an additional 20 minutes untl golden brown and fork tender. Cluster potatoes together on baking sheet and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until cheese melts, about 5 minutes more.

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