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postheadericon Crockpot Italian Ribs and Beans

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

Crockpot Italian Ribs and Beans is an easy recipe for a delicious pork rib meal. Ingredients include: Boneless pork ribs, cannelini beans, tomatoes, onion, black beans and seasonings. This is also a healthy, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: 6 servings. Crockpot Italian Ribs and Beans will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

{Equipment Needed}: 3-1/2 or 4 Quart size slow cooker

(2 lbs) boneless pork country-style ribs
1 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed
3/4 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 medium size onion, chopped
1 (15-19 oz) can cannelini beans, rinsed, drained
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed, drained
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup dry red wine or water
2 tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)

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postheadericon Strawberry-Quinoa Salad

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

Strawberry-Quinoa Salad is a delicious side dish recipe. It’s also low in calories, low in fat, low in carbohydrates It has NO-CHOLESTEROL and it is a WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus+ recipe as well. Makes 13 Servings. Strawberry-Quinoa Salad will be loved by guests and family alike.

INGREDIENTS:strawberry-quinoa-salad

1 cup quinoa
1-1/2 cup strawberries, chopped
1-1/2 cup blueberries
1-1/2 cup peaches, chopped
1/4 cup basil
1 lime
3 tbsp honey
2 cups water
NOTE: (Use fresh fruit if possible; otherwise substitute unsweetened frozen fruit but thaw using.)

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a medium size saucepan, combine 1 cup of quinoa with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil over medium heat stirring occasionally.

2. Let boil for 5 minutes then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for an additional 10 minutes or until water has completely evaporated.

3. While quinoa is cooking, chop strawberries, mango and basil and combine with with blueberries in a large bowl.

4. Whisk together juice of 1 lime and honey. Set aside.

5. Once quinoa has cooled, add to fruit mixture, top with dressing and stir.

Yield: 13 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 2

Carb Choices: 1-1/3

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 92, Total Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 2mg, Sugars 9g, Carbohydrates 20g, Fiber 2g, Protein 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 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 Chocolate Cream Pie

4.50 avg. rating (89% score) - 4 votes

Chocolate Cream Pie is a delicious recipe that is also healthy. It is a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, WW (4) PointsPlus+ and a diabetic recipe. A creamy chocolate filling in a chocolate crust. Chocolate Cream Pie will be loved by family and guests alike.

INGREDIENTS:chocolate-cream-pie

1 (1.3 oz) box Chocolate fat-free, sugar-free cook & serve pudding mix
2 cups cold skim milk
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
(2 oz) bittersweet chocolate, melted
2 cups frozen fat-free, sugar free whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 (6 oz) Oreo pie crust

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook pudding mix with milk in a large saucepan as directed on package. Remove from heat. Whisk in peanut butter. Place pan in bowl of ice water; let stand 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Meanwhile whisk chocolate and 1/2 cup of the whipped topping until well blended. Spread onto bottom of crust.

3. Add 1 cup of the remaining whipped topping to pudding; whisk until well blended. Pour into crust. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Serve topped with remaining whipped topping. Cut into 10 equal sized slices.

Yield: 10 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Slice per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

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

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 190, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 3.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 160mg, Sugars 13g, Carbohydrates 24g, Fiber 1g, Protein 5g, Vitamin A 2 %DV, Vitamin C 0 %DV, Calcium 8 %DV, Iron 8 %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 Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas

4.14 avg. rating (85% score) - 7 votes

Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas is a delicious and easy recipe for a healthy Tex-Mex lunch or dinner. An easy, healthy diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (4) Servings. Serving Size: (2) enchiladas per serving. Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas will be loved by your family, friends and guests.crockpot-chicken-enchiladas

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed reduced fat, reduced sodium cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup low sodium salsa (such as Pace’s)
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
4 cups packaged baby lettuce mix
8 (6 inch) corn tortillas, warmed
1/2 cup shredded Mexican-style four cheese blend

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place chicken breasts in a 1-1/2 quart slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine soup, salsa, chiles, chili powder, and cumin; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours.

2. Remove chicken and place in a medium, shallow bowl. Using two forks, shred meat. Add half of the sauce from the slow cooker to the shredded chicken, tossing to coat.

3. Line a serving platter with the lettuce. Place about 1/3 cup of chicken mixture and about a teaspoon of the shredded cheese down the center of each tortilla and roll up. Arrange enchiladas on the prepared serving platter. Spoon remaining sauce over enchiladas and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Yield: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 2 enchiladas per serving.

Weight Watchers  PointsPlus = 7

Carb Choices: 1-1/2
Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Starch + 3 Meat (L) + 1-1/2 Fat
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 271, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Carbohydrates: 24g, Cholesterol: 63mg, Sodium: 599mg, Sugars: 6g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 22g

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 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.

postheadericon Healthy Beef Lasagna

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

Healthy Beef Lasagna is a great recipe to add to your favorite Italian recipes. Not only delicious and also easy to make but healthier also. This recipe is made from extra lean ground beef, low fat cheese and Cottage cheese instead of Ricotta. It is a WeightWatchers (8) PointsPlus+ per serving recipe. Healthy Beef Lasagna will be loved and raved about from family and guests alike.

INGREDIENTS:healthy-beef-lasagna

Non-Stick cooking spray
3/4 lb extra-lean ground beef
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
1 (24 oz) jar spaghetti sauce
1 large tomato, chopped
1 egg
1 (16 oz) container 2% Cottage Cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
9 lasagna noodles, cooked
1 (7 oz) pkg 2% shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Brown meat with garlic and oregano in large saucepan. Stir in spaghetti sauce; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in tomatoes. Mix egg, cottage cheese and Parmesan until well blended.

3. Spread 1/2 cup of the meat sauce onto bottom of a (13 x 9 inch) baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with layers of 3 noodles, half the cottage cheese mixture, 1/2 cup mozzarella and 1 cup sauce. Repeat layers. Top with remaining noodles and sauce.

4. Cover and bake 30 minutes or until heated through. Top with remaining mozzarella; bake, uncovered, 5 minutes or until melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 9 equal sized servings.

Yield: 9 Servings

WW PointsPlus+ = 8

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 3 Meat(L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 320, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 4.5g, Cholesterol 65mg, Sodium 710mg, Carbohydrates 32mg, Fiber 3g, Sugars 7g, Protein 25g, Vitamin A 20 %DV, Vitamin C 15 %DV, Calcium 45 %DV, Iron 15 %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.