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  • Halibut Skillet Meal
    http://ww-recipes.org/feed/ Halibut Skillet Meal is a quick and easy 25 minute recipe for a delicious fish dinner for anytime of the year. Main ingredients include: Fresh halibut filets coated in minced garlic and olive oil combined with great northern beans and frozen spinach for a full meal. It is also a generally nutritious, low calories, […]
  • Chicken Risotto
    http://ww-recipes.org/feed/ Chicken Risotto is an easy recipe for a cheesy and delicious Italian style chicken casserole. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. Features include: Chicken combined with mushrooms, bell peppers and quinoa all cooked on the stovetop and topped with Parmesan cheese for a delicious meal. It is also a healthy, […]
  • Venezuelan Shrimp Meal
    http://ww-recipes.org/feed/ Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low […]
  • Honey-Orange Chicken
    http://ww-recipes.org/feed/ Honey-Orange Chicken is a delicious Japanese style option for barbecued chicken drumsticks. Honey, garlic, ginger, crushed red pepper, soy sauce and sesame seeds combined together for a spicy syrupy coating for this delicious Oriental style chicken cooked in the slow cooker and also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic […]
  • WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies
    http://ww-recipes.org/feed/ WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies is an easy and quick recipe for a refreshing beverage anytime of the day. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 2 (8 oz) servings. WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies will be loved by you, your family […]

postheadericon Halibut Skillet Meal

Halibut Skillet Meal is a quick and easy 25 minute recipe for a delicious fish dinner for anytime of the year. Main ingredients include: Fresh halibut filets coated in minced garlic and olive oil combined with great northern beans and frozen spinach for a full meal. It is also a generally nutritious, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (9) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (4) servingshalibut-skillet-meal. Halibut Skillet Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
(1-1/2 lbs) fresh halibut fillets (4 fillets), about 10 oz each
1-3/4 cups chicken broth
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 cups frozen cut leaf spinach
1 (15 oz) can great northern beans, rinsed, drained
Crushed red pepper to taste.
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1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

postheadericon Chicken Risotto

Chicken Risotto is an easy recipe for a cheesy and delicious Italian style chicken casserole. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. Features include: Chicken combined with mushrooms, bell peppers and quinoa all cooked on the stovetop and topped with Parmesan cheese for a delicious meal. It is also a healthy, low calories, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (6) servings. Chicken Risotto will beloved by all of your family, friends and guests.chicken-rissoto

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut in bite-size pieces
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing, divided
1/2 lb sliced fresh mushrooms
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 (14-1/2 oz) can fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Juice from 1 lemon

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook chicken in 2 Tbsp of the salad dressing in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until evenly browned, stirring frequently. Spoon into a bowl; cover to keep warm.

2. Heat remaining dressing in same skillet over medium heat. Add in mushrooms and bell peppers; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding garlic for the last minute. Add in quinoa, broth and water; stir. Bring to a boil; cover. Simmer over medium-low heat 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender.

3. Stir in chicken, parsley and lemon juice; cook and stir 2 minutes or until mixture is heated through. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 5 minutes; top with cheese.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving.

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

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Starch + 2 Meat (L) + 1-1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 280, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 340mg, Sugars: 2g, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 30 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron 15 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/quinoa-chicken-risotto-168235.aspx

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.

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.

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

postheadericon Venezuelan Shrimp Meal

Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Venezuelan Shrimp Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Onion, sliced into thin rings
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh gingerroot
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp ground annatto (turmeric may be used instead)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, butterflied*
2 cups hot cooked white rice

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook onion, red bell pepper and gingerroot in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

2. Stir in mustard, annatto or turmeric and cumin until blended.

3. Add in the shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over the rice.

How to Butterfly Shrimp*

{Peel and devein shrimp by cutting about 3/4 of the way into flesh, without cutting all the way through along its outer curve just deep enough to see vein. Peel back shell under running water, loosening vein with fingers. Lay peeled shrimp on flat surface and flatten it open}.

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

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 7
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 310, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 770mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 50 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

Original recipe and image Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/criollo-shrimp-74685.aspx

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.

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.

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

postheadericon Honey-Orange Chicken

Honey-Orange Chicken is a delicious Japanese style option for barbecued chicken drumsticks. Honey, garlic, ginger, crushed red pepper, soy sauce and sesame seeds combined together for a spicy syrupy coating for this delicious Oriental style chicken cooked in the slow cooker and also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly, gluten-free, Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (6) servings. Honey-Orange Chicken will be lovedhoney-orange-chicken by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 45 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1/3 cup honey
2 tsp orange zest
2 tbsp orange juice
3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari sauce (See Note**).
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
12 medium size chicken drumsticks (3 to 3-1/2 lbs), skin removed (See Tip*)
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
2 tsp toasted sesame seeds

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine honey, orange zest, orange juice, soy sauce (or tamari), garlic, ginger, vinegar and crushed red pepper in a small bowl.

2. Coat a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add in drumsticks, pour in the sauce and mix to coat. Cover and cook until an instant-read thermometer registers 165° F. when inserted into the thickest part of the meat without touching bone, 2 to 3 hours on HIGH or 4 hours on LOW.

3. Transfer the drumsticks to a bowl. Very carefully pour the liquid from the slow cooker into a medium size skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil until reduced and syrupy, 10 to 15 minutes. Pour the sauce over the drumsticks; stir to coat. Serve sprinkled with cilantro and sesame seeds.

TIP*:
To remove the skin from chicken drumsticks, grip the skin from the meaty end of the drumstick with a paper towel and pull down toward the exposed bone until it comes off completely.

NOTE**:
Tamari is a Japanese soy sauce which is more flavorful than regular soy sauce and is also gluten free.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 2 per serving.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 6
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Other Carbohydrate + 6 Meat (L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 245, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 150mg, Sodium: 404mg, Sugars: 16g, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 28g

Original recipe and image from Meredith Corporation. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/slow_cooker_honey_orange_chicken_drumsticks.html

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.

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.

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

postheadericon WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies

WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies is an easy and quick recipe for a refreshing beverage anytime of the day. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 2 (8 oz) servings. WW Raspberry-Banana Smoothies will be loved by you, your family and friends.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 large sliced ripe banana
1-1/4 cups unsweetened, frozen red or black raspberries
5 packets granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 cup low-fat 1% milk

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place banana in freezer for 10 minutes or until slightly firm.

2. Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Serve immediately.

YIELD: 2 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 (8 oz) drink per serving.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 3
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 130, Total Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 35mg, Sugars: 21g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 4g

Original recipe and image from McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. http://recipes.splenda.com/recipes/1397074-Banana-Raspberry-Smoothie

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)