postheadericon Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

Grilled Veggie Sandwiches is an easy and quick, pan grilled recipe for a delicious and healthy, low calories, low fat, No-Cholesterol, low sodium, Vitamin-Enriched meal. Ingredients include: Mushrooms, bell pepper onion, eggplant and Mozzarella cheese on whole wheat bread for a delicious, heart-healthy, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus meal. Makes: 4 sandwiches. Grilled Veggie Sandwiches will be lgrilled-veggie-sandwichesoved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cook Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick vegetable cooking spray
2 portabella mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 medium size red bell pepper, cut into strips (about 1-1/2 cups)
2 slices onions, 1/2-inch thick each
8 slices eggplants, 1/4-inch thick each
1/8 tsp garlic powder (optional)
1/2 cup shredded fat free Mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
8 slices whole grain 100% whole wheat bread

DIRECTIONS:

1. Spray a nonstick grill pan with vegetable cooking spray and heat over medium heat for 1 minute.

2. Add the mushrooms, bell pepper and onion to one side of the pan.  Add the eggplant to the other side.  Sprinkle the garlic powder over all, if using.  Cook until the vegetables are tender.  Sprinkle the eggplant with the cheese and cook until the cheese is melted.

3. Place the mushrooms, bell pepper and onion into a medium bowl.  Add the vinegar and toss to coat.  Divide the eggplant slices among 4 bread slices.  Top with the mushroom mixture and remaining bread slices.

YIELD: 4 SERVINGS.
SERVING SIZE: 1 Sandwich per serving.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus+ = 7
Carb Choices: 3-1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 270, Total Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 0g, Sodium: 320mg, Carbohydrates: 52mg, Fiber: 13g, Protein: 17g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 70 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Iron: 670 %DV

Original recipe and image from: CSC Brands LP. http://www.campbellskitchen.com/recipes/pan-grilled-veggie-cheese-sandwiches-25822

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a WeightWatchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

postheadericon Healthy Omelet Sandwiches

Healthy Omelet Sandwiches is an easy and delicious vegetable omelet recipe cooked on a skillet. It is also a nutritious, low calories, low fat, No-Cholesterol, low sodium, heart-healthy, vegetarian, diabetic and Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Ingredients include: Mushrooms, tomato, onion, and bell peppers sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. A great and healthy start to your day. Makes 2 sandwiches. Healthy Omelet Sandwiches will be loved by all of your family and friends.healthy-omelet-sandwiches

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped tomato
2 tbsp finely chopped onions
1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg substitute
2 tsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
4 slices 12 grain bread

DIRECTIONS:

1. Spray an 8-inch nonstick skillet with vegetable cooking spray and heat over medium heat for 1 minute. Add the mushrooms, bell pepper, tomato and onion. Cover and cook until the vegetables are tender. Remove the vegetables from the skillet. Remove the skillet from the heat. Wipe out the skillet with a paper towel.

2. Spray the skillet with the cooking spray and heat over medium heat for 1 minute. Add 1/4 of the egg substitute and top with half the cooked vegetables. Cook until the eggs are set but still moist on top, lifting the edges of the omelet with a spatula. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. Fold the omelet in half. Place the omelet on 1 bread slice and top with another bread slice. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

YIELD: 2 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1 Sandwich per serving.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus+ = 7
Carb Choices: 3

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 290, Total Fat: 4.5g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 490mg, Sugars: 2g, Carbohydrates: 47g, Fiber: 7g, Protein: 16g, Vitamin A: 8 %DV, Vitamin C: 35 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 670 %DV

Original recipe and image from: CSC Brands LP. http://www.campbellskitchen.com/recipes/breakfast-omelet-sandwiches-25821

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a WeightWatchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

postheadericon Valentine-Day Parfaits

Valentine-Day Parfaits-is an easy and quick 10 minute recipe for a delicious dessert or treat. Fresh Strawberries, chocolate pudding, almonds and whipped topping combine for a delicious dessert for you and your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, No-Cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and Weight Watchers PointsPlus recipe. Makes 2 servings. Valentine-Dvalentine-day-parfaitsay Parfaits will be loved by you and all your friends.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 chocolate sugar-free pudding snack cups,
(such as Jello, Kraft or Hunts brand)

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup slivered Almonds, toasted
2 tbsp frozen sugar-free whipped topping, thawed

DIRECTIONS:

1. Empty the pudding snacks into a small bowl; stir in the cinnamon.

2. Spoon half the pudding evenly into 2 parfait glasses; top with layers of half each of the berries and nuts. Repeat layers.

3. Top with whipped topping.

YIELD: 2 Servings.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 5
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Carbohydrate + 1-1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 160, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 0g, Sodium: 180mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 5g, Vitamin A: 0 %DV, Vitamin C: 40 %DV, Calcium: 16 %DV, Iron: 8 %DV

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/sweetheart-parfaits-for-two-122159.aspx

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watcher’s meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

postheadericon Tex-Mex Brunch Bake

Tex-Mex Brunch Bake is an easy and spicy recipe for a delicious breakfast or brunch. It is also a healthy, low calories, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and Weight Watchers (5) PointsPlus per serving recipe. Ingredients include onions, green chiles, Monterey Jack cheese and cayenne pepper. Maketex-mex-brunch-bakes 6 servings. Tex-Mex Brunch Bake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes:
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes:

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 (4 oz) cans whole green chiles
1 cup shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
4 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp garlic salt
Dash of ground cayenne pepper
Salsa, optional

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add onion. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in flour.

3. Spray a 9-inch glass pie pan with non-stick cooking spray. Slit chiles lengthwise; remove seeds, if necessary. Arrange chiles over bottom and up sides of pie pan; sprinkle with cheese.

4. Beat eggs slightly in a bowl; stir in milk, garlic salt and cayenne pepper until well mixed. Stir in onion mixture; pour over cheese. Bake 25-30 minutes or until eggs are set and top is golden brown. Top with salsa, if desired.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.

Weight Watchers Plus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 180, Fat 12g, Cholesterol: 170mg. Sodium: 700mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 10g

Original recipe and image from: Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/2700/mexican-onion-chile-pie

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watcher’s meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (81% score)

postheadericon Chicken and Vegetables Parmesan

Chicken and Vegetables Parmesan is an easy and quick recipe for a delicious, quick, Italian chicken meal. Frozen mixed vegetables, garlic and chicken cooked in the skillet, seasoned and topped with Parmesan for a delicious and quick weeknight meal. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic and Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 4 servings. Chicken and Vegetables Pachciken-vegetables-parmesanrmesan will be loved by all of your family and friends.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 10 to 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup light Italian salad dressing
4 (4 oz each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tsp dried basil leaves, divided
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (10 oz) pkg. frozen mixed vegetables (broccoli, carrots, green beans, peppers), thawed
2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook garlic in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium heat 1 minute. Add chicken, 3/4 tsp of the basil and the black pepper; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done (165º F.).

2. Add in the thawed vegetables and remaining basil; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

3. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 4
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3 Meat (L) + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 180, Total Fat: 4.5g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 330mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 27g

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/skillet-chicken-vegetables-parmesan-108282.aspx

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watcher’s meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)