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Basil Spread and Water Crackers

This spread with crackers is super easy snack – requiring just 3 ingredients. Have it for a mid-afternoon snack with a piece of fruit or a cup of fresh summer berries.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 tablespoon of spread plus 3 crackers

  • Calories 63
  • Carbohydrate 8 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Fat 2 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Cholesterol 3 mg
  • Sodium 125 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

2 ounces reduced-fat garlic and herb cream cheese
¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil
12 fat-free water crackers

Instructions

  1. Stir the cream cheese and basil together in a small bowl until well-blended
  2. Spread 1 teaspoon on each cracker

From The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook by Nancy S. Hughes

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