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Archive for April, 2013

postheadericon Broccoli-Turkey Salad

3.00 avg. rating (78% score) - 3 votes

Broccoli-Turkey Salad is an easy, fruit and vegetable dinner salad recipe. Chicken may be used in place of turkey with no changes in nutrition and Point values. Ingredients include: Cooked turkey or chicken breast meat, broccoli slaw mix, red grapes, carrots and almonds with a made from scratch vinaigrette dressing included. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates and low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. A great option for any leftover turkey or chicken you might have also. Broccoli-Turkey Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp granulated sugar substitute
equivalent to 2 tsp sugar

1/8 tsp salt
1 (12 oz) bag shredded broccoli slaw mix
(1 lb) cooked turkey or chicken breast, shredded
1-1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
1 cup coarsely shredded carrots
1/4 cup sliced or slivered almonds, toasted
1/8 tsp coarsely ground black pepper

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postheadericon Black-Eyed Pea Salad

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Black-Eyed Pea Salad is an easy recipe that can be used as a salad, side-dish or even as a dip with tortilla chips. It’s also a healthy diet recipe that is low in calories, low in fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates and has No Cholesterol. It is also a Weight Watchers friendly recipe at (2) PointsPlus+ per serving. Black-Eyed Pea Salad is a delicious recipe everyone will love.black-eyed-pea-salad

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups canned blackeye peas, drained
3/4 cup chopped green bell peppers
1/2 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped red onions
1/4 cup granulated no calorie sweetener
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp cider vinegar
1/2 tsp hot sauce

Directions:

1. Combine black-eyed peas, bell peppers, celery and onions in a large bowl; set aside.

2. Combine together the sweetener, salt, pepper, garlic, vegetable oil, vinegar and hot sauce; whisk until blended. Pour dressing over black-eyed pea mixture, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill overnight.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving.

WW Points+ = 2
Carb Choices: 1/2

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 90, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 250mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 6g, Fiber 1g, Protein 1g

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 Watchers 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.

postheadericon Slow Cooker Beef Ragout

4.75 avg. rating (91% score) - 4 votes

Slow Cooker Beef Ragout is an easy, delicious and nutritious recipe. It is low in calories, fat, carbohydrates and low in sugars. It’s also a Weight Watchers (6) Points+ and a (2) Carb Choice Diabetic recipe. Slow Cooker Beef Ragout will be loved by family and friends alike. Makes 6 Servings.

Ingredients:slow-cooker-beef-ragout

1 lb beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 (16 oz) can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can onion-garlic tomato sauce
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 (28 oz) pkg frozen Potatoes O’Brien (about 4 cups)
2 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed
Fresh oregano leaves (optional)

Directions:

1. In a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker stir together meat, beans, tomato sauce, tomatoes, potatoes and Italian seasoning.

2. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or HIGH 4 to 5 hours. If desired, garnish each serving with oregano leaves.

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

WW PointsPlus+ = 6
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 2 Satarch + 2 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 249, Total Fat 3g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 45mg, Carbohydrates 34g, Sodium 527mg, Sugars 4g, Fiber 7g, Protein 24g, Vitamin A 486(IU), Vitamin C 15mg, Calcium 61mg, Iron 5mg, Potassium 728mg

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org 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.

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 Watchers 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.

postheadericon Grilled Salmon Filets and Salsa

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Grilled Salmon Filets and Salsa is a delicious and easy recipe for your outdoor grilling menu. It’s also a healthy (1) Carb Choice, Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus+ and a Diabetic recipe. This includes the made from scratch recipe for the pineapple and orange salsa topping. Grilled Salmon Filets and Salsa will be enjoyed by friends and family alike. Makes 6 Servings.grilled-salmon-filets-salsa

Ingredients:

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1-1/2 lb fresh or frozen salmon fillet (with skin), cut 1″ thick
2 tbsp sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Citrus Salsa (Recipe Below)

Directions:

1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Cut into 6 serving size portions (about 4 oz each). Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. In a small bowl, stir together sugar, orange peel, salt and pepper. Sprinkle sugar mixture evenly onto salmon, sugar side up, in a glass baking dish. Cover and chill for 8 to 24 hours.

2. Coat an unheated grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare grill for indirect grilling. Test for medium heat above drip pan. Drain salmon, discarding liquid. Place salmon pieces, skin sides down, on the grill rack over the drip pan. Cover grill and cook for 14 to 18 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

3. If desired, carefully slip a metal spatula between fish and skin; lift fish up and away from skin; discard skin. Serve fish with Citrus Salsa.

Yield 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

CITRUS SALSA

Ingredients:

1 tsp finely shredded orange peel
2 oranges, peeled, sectioned, and chopped
1 cup canned pineapple tidbits (juice pack), drained
2 tbsp snipped fresh cilantro
2 tbsp sliced green onions
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped

Directions:

In a small bowl combine orange peel, oranges, pineapple, cilantro, green onion and jalapeno. Cover and chill until ready to serve or for up to 24 hours.
(This salsa works well for grilled chicken and also most varieties of fish)

WW Points+ = 6

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Fruit + 4 Meat (L) + 1 Fat

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 249, Total Fat 12g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 66mg, Carbohydrates 11g, Sodium 457mg, Sugars 9g, Fiber 1g, Protein 23g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org 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.

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 Watchers 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.

postheadericon Hamburger-Turkey Vegetable Soup

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Hamburger-Turkey Vegetable Soup is an easy, quick, delicious and healthy recipe. It’s low in calories, fat, carbohydrates and cholesterol. It is also a heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 12 servings. Hamburger-Turkey Vegetable Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Ingredients:hamburger-turkey-vegetable-soup

(8 oz) extra-lean ground beef
(8 oz) uncooked ground turkey breast
1-1/2 cups finely chopped onion
2 carrots, coarsely shredded
2 celery ribs, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups low-sodium beef broth
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tsp dried sage, crushed
1 tsp dried thyme, crushed
1/2 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
2 medium potatoes, chopped (2 cups)

Directions:

1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef, turkey, onion, carrot, celery and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.

2. Add in the beef broth, undrained tomatoes, sage, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; stir in potatoes. reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. If desired, garnish with additional sage.

Yield: 12 servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving.

WW Points+ = 2

Carb Choices: 1

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 103, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 19mg, Carbohydrates 10g, Sodium 418mg, Fiber 1g, Protein 10g

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 1 Starch + 1 Meat (L)

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 Watchers 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.