• 2 sweet bell peppers with seeds and veins removed, cut into 12pieces per pepper OR Mini sweet peppers
  • 4oz low fat cream cheese
  • 1-2tsp no salt added lemon pepper seasoning (such as Mrs. Dash)
  • 1tsp juice of one lemon + zest
  • 1/4c slivered or sliced almonds, dry toasted in pan on medium heat


Combine cream cheese, spice blend, lemon juice and zest in bowl.
Reserve 1T almonds for garnish; chop up the rest of almonds and incorporate into cream cheese mixture.
Spoon 1tsp cream cheese mixture onto bell pepper piece and top with a few slivered almonds.


Facts per 3 bell pepper pieces:

calories 39
total fat 1.5 grams
saturated fat 0 grams
trans fat 0 grams
cholesterol 3 mg
sodium 71 mg
total carbohydrate 3 grams
fiber 1 gram
sugars 2 grams
protein 3 grams

Recipe from American Heart Association