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Archive for August, 2013

postheadericon Stuffed Zucchini

4.67 avg. rating (90% score) - 3 votes

Stuffed Zucchini is a delicious and easy recipe for a great side-dish, appetizer or entree. Ingredients include: Tomatoes, cheese, crushed crackers and basil. Not only is it delicious and easy to prepare but it is also a low calories, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 4 servings and takes only 35 minutes to make.  Stuffed Zucchini will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.stuffed-zucchini.jpg

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 large zucchini (1 lb), parboiled
3/4 cup 2% shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
1 small tomato, finely chopped
10  reduced fat crackers, (such as Ritz brand), finely crushed

1 tsp dried basil leaves

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postheadericon Grilled Beef-Pepper Kabobs

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Grilled Beef-Pepper Kabobs is an easy and delicious recipe made from beef steak and red bell peppers.  It is both a Diabetic and also a WeightWatchers 8 PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 8 servings. Grilled Beef-Pepper Kabobs will become one of yours and your family and friends’ favorites.

INGREDIENTS:grilled-beef-pepper-kabobs

1/4  cup  balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp water
1 envelope (1.25 oz) A.1. Original Marinade Mix
1 beef sirloin steak (2 lb), 3/4 inch thick, cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks
4 red bell peppers, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
4 cups hot cooked long-grain white rice
1 green onion, chopped
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix together the first 4 ingredients until blended; pour over meat in shallow dish. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.

2. Preheat grill to medium heat. Thread meat and peppers alternately onto 8 skewers. Grill 5 to 7 minutes or until meat is done and peppers are crisp-tender, turning occasionally.

3. Combine remaining ingredients. Serve with kabobs.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: (1 Kabob + 1/2 cup rice) per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 8

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
Calories: 300, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 350mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 30g, Fiber 2g, Protein. 23g, Vitamin A 40 %DV, Vitamin C 60 %DV, Calcium 4 %DV, Iron 20 %DV

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 Layered Fruit Dessert

3.82 avg. rating (79% score) - 17 votes

Layered Fruit Dessert is not ONLY an EASY, but also a healthy low fat, low calories, low  carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, diabetic friendly and heart-healthy recipe. It is also a Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Great for the holidays. Makes 16 servings. Layered Fruit Dessert will be loved by all of  your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:layered-fruit-dessert

3 tbsp orange juice
1/4 tsp almond extract
1  (10 oz) prepared angel food cake, cut into 2-inch cubes
2  boxes (1 oz each) Vanilla flavor fat free, sugar free instant pudding
2-1/2 cups cold skim milk
1-1/2 cups thawed, fat-free Whipped Topping, divided
2 pkgs (12 oz each) frozen unsweetened mixed berries (raspberries, blueberries, sliced strawberries), thawed, well drained

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix together the orange juice and  almond extract. Drizzle over cake cubes in a large bowl and toss to coat.

2. Beat together the pudding mixes and milk in a medium size bowl with whisk 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup of the whipped topping.

3. Reserve a few berries for garnish. Place half the cake cubes in a 2 qt glass bowl or round casserole; top with layers of half each of the remaining berries and pudding mixture. Repeat layers. Refrigerate 2 hours Top with remaining whipped topping and reserved berries just before serving.

NOTE: (May be stored up to 6 hours in refrigerator before serving.)

Yield: 16 Servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving.

Wwight Watchers PointsPlus = 3

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Starch + 1 Carbohydrate

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 110, Total Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 300mg, Carbohydrates 22g, Sugars 16g,, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A 4 %DV, Vitamin C 50 %DV, Calcium 8 %DV, Iron 0 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/creamy-layered-fruit-sensation-90571.aspx

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: 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 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 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.

postheadericon Skillet Chicken Meal

3.83 avg. rating (82% score) - 6 votes

Skillet Chicken Meal is a quick (25 Minute) and easy recipe for a full meal with tomatoes and spinach. Delicious, quick and also a healthy recipe. It is a (1/2 Carb Choice) Diabetic recipe and also a WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Skillet Chicken Meal will be enjoyed by you and all your family and guests.

INGREDIENTS:skillet-chicken-meal

(1 to 1-1/4 lbs) chicken breast tenderloins
Nonstick cooking spray
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
1 (9 to 10 oz) bag fresh prewashed spinach
2 tbsp finely shredded Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut any large chicken tenderloins in half lengthwise. Coat an unheated 12 inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Cook and stir chicken in hot skillet about 5 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3. Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Remove from heat. Add spinach; toss until wilted. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with the cheese.

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: About 2 cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 170, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Carbohydrates 7g, Cholesterol 68mg, Sodium 265mg, Fiber 3g, Protein 30g

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 Red Snapper

4.80 avg. rating (92% score) - 5 votes

Grilled Red Snapper is an easy, delicious and quick (20) minute  recipe. This is a Tex-Mex style grilling recipe made with an Italian salad dressing and lime marinade. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes 4 servings. Grilled Red Snapper will be loved by  all of your family, friends and guests.

grilled-red-snapperPrep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10-12 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 envelope dry Italian salad dressing mix
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tbsp tequila
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1/8 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1 lb red snapper
Hot Cooked Rice, optional

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