Archive for March, 2013
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Sandwiches is a delicious, nutritious and easy recipe. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Ingredients include: boneless, skinless chicken breasts, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, squash and bell peppers, and cheese on sliced focaccia bread for a delicious sandwich. Makes: (8) sandwiches. Slow cooker Italian Chicken Sandwiches will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
(1 lb) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 (8 oz) pkg. fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 medium yellow summer squash or zucchini, halved lengthwise,
sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 large bell pepper, cut into strips
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
2 tbsp purchased basil pesto
1 (8″ to 9″) Italian flatbread (focaccia), halved horizontally
(2 oz) Provolone cheese, shredded
No-Bake Grasshopper Pie is an easy and delicious recipe that takes only 15 minutes of prep time and 6 hours in the refrigerator. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints) recipe. This would make a great dessert for a holiday dessert as well. Makes 8 servings. No-Bake Grasshopper Pie will be loved by your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: 6 Hours.
Non-Stick cooking spray
4 chocolate wafer cookies,
(such as “Famous Amos” brand), divided
1 (1 oz) box fat-free sugar-free instant pistachio pudding mix
1-1/2 cups skim milk
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
2 cups sugar-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 square of semi-sweet baking chocolate, chopped
Easy Cranberry-Orange Sauce is a delicious accompaniment to serve as a condiment or side dish. Serve it hot or cold. There are only (5) ingredients and it takes only (8) minutes to prepare. Fresh or frozen cranberries, oranges and water are combined with sweetener and boiled. It’s almost a must have item for your Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Easy Cranberry-Orange Sauce will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 8 minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 3 Hours-18 Minutes.
1 tsp arrowroot or cornstarch
1 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 cup water
3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 medium-size orange, peeled, seeded, diced
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Easy Skillet Breakfast is also a healthy recipe. It’s a low calorie, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrate, low sugars, Diabetic and also a Weight Watchers 5 Points+ recipe. Easy Skillet Breakfast will be enjoyed by all.
1 tsp canola oil
(2 oz) smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices.
1 cup frozen diced hash brown potatoes
1/2 of a small zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, seeded, coarsely chopped
1 red onion wedge, thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup)
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp chili powder
1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add sausage, potatoes, zucchini, bell pepper, onion, garlic, chili powder, and black pepper to skillet.
2. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Divide equally onto 2 plates and spoon salsa over mixture.
Yield: 2 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving.
WW Points+ = 5
Carb Choices: 2
1 Vegetable + 2 Starch + 1 Meat (L)
Calories: 187, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 19mg, Carbohydrates 28g, Sodium 475mg, Sugars 4g, Fiber 4g, Protein 8g, Vitamin A 1166mg, Vitamin C 57mg, Calcium 40mg, Iron 2mg
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Baked Sweet Potatoes and Pineapple is a delicious side dish recipe. Ingredients include fresh pineapple and sweetened with brown sugar. It takes only 1 hour and 5 minutes to prepare and cook. A great option for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. It’s a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (10) Servings. Baked Sweet Potatoes and Pineapple will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 50 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-5 Minutes.
Non-Stick cooking spray
(2 lbs) sweet potatoes (about 4), peeled,
cut into 3/4 inch chunks
3 cups fresh pineapple chunks (3/4″)
1/4 cup oil-base Italian dressing
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp butter, melted