postheadericon Healthy Watergate Salad

Healthy Watergate Salad is an easy no-cook, quick, healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic friendly, WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus and heart-healthy recipe. A great Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter dinner option. Made with pistachio pudding mix, pineapple, yogurt and fat-free whipped topping. Use as a dessert or side-dish. This once popular and still long time favorite from the 1970’s is now in a healthy version. Makes 8 Servings. Healthy Watergate Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-watergate-salad
Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cook Time: No-Cooking.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (1 oz) box fat-free, sugar-free pistachio instant pudding mix
1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
2-1/2 cups thawed fat-free frozen non-dairy whipped topping, divided

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix together the dry pudding mix, pineapple and yogurt in a large bowl with whisk until well blended. Stir in 2 cups of the thawed whipped topping.

2. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

3. Top with remaining whipped topping.

YIELD: 8 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1/2 cup per serving.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 3
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Carbohydrate + 1/2 Fat

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/low-fat-watergate-salad-53263.aspx

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 100, Total Fat: 1.5g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 190mg, Sugars: 11g, Carbohydrates: 20g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 0 %DV, Vitamin C: 4 %DV, Calcium: 6 %DV, Iron: 0 %DV

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.

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

postheadericon Chicken-White Bean Chili

Chicken-White Bean Chili is an easy and quick, 25 minute recipe for a hearty  and delicious meal during the cold winter months. Cooked on the stovetop with canned chicken, canned beans, canned green chiles, onion and bell peppers; spiced with chili powder, cumin then finished off topped with Cheddar cheese. This is also a healthy,  low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 5 servings. Chicken-White bean Chili wilchicken-white-bean-chilil be loved by all your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 large onion, diced (about 1 cup)
1 tsp ground cumin (adjust to taste)
1 tbsp chili powder (adjust to taste)
1 can (12.5 oz) (water packed) white chunk chicken breast, drained
1 can (about 15 oz) navy beans, undrained
1 medium size red bell pepper, diced (about 1 cup)
1 cup chicken broth
1 can (about 4 oz) chopped green chiles
1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Spray a 2 quart size saucepan with cooking spray and heat over medium heat for 1 minute. Add in the onion and cook for 3 minutes or until it’s tender, stirring occasionally. Stir the cumin and chili powder into the saucepan.

2. Stir the chicken, beans, bell pepper, broth and green chiles into the saucepan and heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes, or longer if desired.

3. Sprinkle with the shredded cheese and serve immediately.

YIELD: About 5 Servings.
Serving Size: About 1 Cup per serving.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Original recipe and image from: CSC Brands LP. http://www.campbellskitchen.com/recipes/easy-chicken-chili-with-white-beans-60393

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 210, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 600mg, Carbohydrates: 26g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 21g,
Vitamin A: 25 DV, Vitamin C: 70 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

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.

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

postheadericon Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw

Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw is a delicious, easy and quick (10) minute to assemble recipe that is perfect for your Christmas, Thanksgiving and or New Year feast. It is also a WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus, heart-healthy, vegetarian and diabetic friendly, low calories, low fat, No-Cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates recipe. Mhealthy-cran-apple-slawakes 8 servings. Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

(Prep Time: 10 Minutes)

INGREDIENTS:

1 (14 oz bag) cabbage slaw mix
1 apple, chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped red onions
1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
2 tbsp maple-flavored or pancake syrup

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.

2. Mix together the salad dressing and syrup until blended. Add to cabbage mixture; mix lightly.

3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving or up to 24 hours maximum.

YIELD: 8 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 3/4 cup per serving.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = (2) Per Serving Size.
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Starch + 1/2 Fat

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/easy-apple-cranberry-slaw-119157.aspx

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 80, Total Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 110mg, Sugars: 14g, Carbohydrates: 16g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 35 %DV, Calcium: 2 %DV, Iron: 0 %DV

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.

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

postheadericon Easy Baked Salmon

Easy Baked Salmon is a delicous, easy and quick recipe that takes only 10 minutes to cook. Seasoned with salt, onion powder and dill. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare. Less than 30 minutes from start to your plate. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sodium, NO-CARBOHYDRATES, protein-rich, WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe.easy-baked-salmon Makes (4) servings. Easy Baked Salmon will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cook Time: 10 Minutes.
INGREDIENTS:

4 salmon filets (1 lb total weight)
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp dried dill weed
2 tsp cooking oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 450° F.

2. In a small bowl, mix all seasonings together.

3. Place fish, skin-side down, in a lightly greased baking pan. Lightly brush with oil. Sprinkle seasoning mixture evenly over fish.

4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1 filet (About 4 oz) per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5 per (4 oz) serving size.
Carb Choices: 0

Original recipe and image from; McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Main-Dishes/Baked-Crusted-Salmon

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 177
Sodium: 365mg
Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 0g
Cholesterol: 62mg
Protein: 24g
Fiber: 0g

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.

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

postheadericon Tex-Mex Meatloaf

Tex-Mex Meatloaf is an easy to assemble recipe for a spicy and healthy Mexican-Style meatloaf. It is loaded with antioxidents from the paprika, oregano and ground red pepper. This is also a low calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Lean ground beef, onions, bell peppers, corn, and salsa combined with paprika, oregano, cayenne pepper and sea salt make up this delicious meatloaf. Makes (8) Servings. Tex-Mex Meatloaf will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.tex-mex-meatloaf

(Prep Time: 15 Minutes).
(Cook Time: 1 hour).

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
2 lbs lean ground beef
1 tbsp paprika
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp oregano leaves
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup milk
2 slices white bread, crumbled
1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
1/2 cup mild salsa

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Mix paprika, cumin, oregano, sea salt and cayenne pepper together in a small bowl. Set aside. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Add spice mixture; cook and stir 30 seconds. Cool slightly.

3. Mix eggs, milk and bread crumbs together in a large bowl. Add in mixture from the skillet; mix until well blended. (Do not overmix.) Shape into a loaf on a foil-lined 13 x 9-inch baking pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

4. Bake 45 minutes. Spoon salsa over meat loaf. Bake 15 minutes longer or until cooked through. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

YIELD: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe.

WW PointsPlus+ = 7 (per 1/8 recipe serving).
Carb Choices: 1/2

Original recipe and image from Mccormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Main-Dishes/Mexican-Style-Meat-Loaf

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 257
Sodium: 433mg
Sugars: 1.4g
Fat: 13g
Carbohydrates: 9g
Cholesterol: 127mg
Protein: 26g
Fiber: 2g

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.

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)