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Old 03-24-2011, 05:21 PM   #1
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Hi all,
Just bought some flat out bread for the first time and now realize that I bought the original higher points plus package. Do the light ones taste as good? Did I end up buying the best ones anyway? They are 4 points plus for each bread. Also, what do you guys do with them other than sandwiches and pizza? Looking for some good ideas as well.
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:33 PM   #2
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I am not a Weight Watcher but as I am in love with Flatout bread, I am compelled to respond! I only buy the Light version so I can't compare it to the full-cal version, but I think the Light version tastes fantastic. (They make a Light Italian version that I love.) I always use the Flatouts as wraps but you could also slice one up, set it under the broiler for a couple of minutes, and use the "pita chips" to dip into hummus or peanut butter. Or, use it to contain your scrambled eggs, for a breakfast burrito.
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Old 03-24-2011, 05:37 PM   #3
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Oh! Breakfast burrito, what a fabulous idea! I am going to purchase the lighter version next time, now that I know there is one. I am excited to try!
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I slice up 2 light Flatouts into squares and bake them for 12/13 minutes at 350. They turn out like crackers and are perfect paired with hummus!
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I love hummus so that sounds like a great idea Kim. Still trying to find that fat free hummus you got at Krogers.
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Check the points on both the light and regular version. I've noticed several items where the reduced-fat or light version is the same in points or even higher than the regular version (cheez-it crackers, for example) because although the fat is lower, the carbohydrate count is WAY higher. For the same points, you could eat the regular, often tastier version.
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Whole Foods has fat free hummus in several flavors. I have Bobbi's spicy fat free hummus from Whole Foods right now and I believe 6 tablespoons is only 1 point plus.
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@Ten years, you are right about that. In the case of this particular item though, the one I got is higher in points plus.

@Nln1106, thank you! There is a Whole Foods in the same center as my WW meeting!
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Whole Foods has fat free hummus in several flavors. I have Bobbi's spicy fat free hummus from Whole Foods right now and I believe 6 tablespoons is only 1 point plus.
I have THAT EXACT HUMMUS in my fridge right now and love it! I like it with the magic pop (this giant crunchy disk made from rice/wheat) which is 0 points plus for 1 (don't know how many you can eat before it becomes 1 point because I only eat 1 at a time).
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FYI...All of the light Flatouts are 2 PP, EXCEPT the tomato, it's 3 PP.
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@ Spooky, do you get that magic pop at Whole Foods too?
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Yes! They have a machine and they make them right there (near the deli/bakery/prepared foods section).
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I know you said besides pizza, but i have to share my favorite flatout pizza recipe! Hope that's okay!

I use the (i think)multi-grain with flax seed which is three points. Use any pasta sauce of your choice. add a little mozzarella (i prefer a saucy pizza, with a little cheese), and add a little of the following: goat cheese, spinach, sun dried tomatos, and olives. very filling and delish!
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Finally found Flatout bread today, at Walgreen's of all places!!!
Not sure how I want to use them yet, but I like having them in my pantry for a new option.
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@Scorpio1986, thanks, that sounds really good and easy!
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