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    Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet is delicious, recipe for a hearty, cheesy, quick and spicy pasta meal. It takes only (30) minutes from start to finish. Ingredients include: Boneless chicken, picante sauce, whole kernel corn, bell peppers, penne pasta and shredded cheese. This is also a low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (12 […]
  • Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches
    Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches is a quick (10) minute recipe for breakfast, brunch or lunch. It takes only (10) minutes total time to make. They are heated in the microwave to make it extra-speedy for those in a hurry to start their day. Ingredients: Whole wheat English muffins, American sliced cheese and Canadian bacon. This is also […]
  • Healthy Enchilada Pizzas
    Healthy Enchilada Pizzas is a fabulous Tex-Mex-style recipe for large crowds and gatherings. It is well-seasoned and included is a made-from-scratch enchilada sauce. Pizza ingredients include: Corn tortillas, onions, garlic, chili powder, cumin, pinto beans, avocado, onions and cheese with the easy sauce recipe. This is also a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low […]

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postheadericon Tomato-Lentil Soup

4.43 avg. rating (88% score) - 7 votes

Tomato-Lentil Soup is a delicious and healthy recipe for a traditional Indian soup. It is well seasoned with exotic spices and is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian, Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) and Biggest Loser recipe. Makes 6 Servings + reserves that can be frozen up to 30 days. Tomato-Lentil soup will be loved by all of your family,  friends and guests.tomato-lentil-soup

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup dried brown lentils
4 cups vegetable broth
1 tbsp olive oil
1-1/2 tsp black or yellow mustard seeds
1 lb Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
3 tbsp finely chopped, peeled fresh ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground turmeric
Pinch cinnamon
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, without stems
Salt to taste

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postheadericon Chicken-Pumpkin Enchiladas

4.40 avg. rating (88% score) - 5 votes

Chicken-Pumpkin Enchiladas is an easy, healthy and delicious low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low sodium, high protein recipe. It is both a diabetic and a WeightWatchers (8) PointsPlus recipe made with chicken, pumpkin and beans that takes only 25 minutes to bake, and (2) enchiladas per serving which pack 28 grams of protein and just 8 grams of fat. Perfect for a weekday meal or anytime. Makes 4 Servings. Chicken-Pumpkin Enchiladas will be loved by family and guests alike.

INGREDIENTS:chicken-pumpkin-enchiladas

Non-stick cooking spray
1-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin
1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups water
1 tsp chili powder (or adjust to taste)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin (or adjust to taste)
1 cup canned, low sodium red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup part-skim shredded Mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese
8 (6″) white corn tortillas, softened
Pico de Gallo or salsa (optional)
Lime wedges (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

2. Lightly coat a 2 quart rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and jalapeno pepper; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in pumpkin, 1-1/2 cups of the water, the chili powder, cumin and salt. Cook and stir until heated through. If necessary, stir in enough of the remaining 1/4 cup water to reach desired consistency.

3. In a large bowl, slightly mash beans. Stir in half of the pumpkin mixture, the cooked chicken, and 1/4 cup of the cheese.

4. Stir in a generous 1/3 cup of the bean mixture onto each tortilla. Roll up tortillas; place seam sides down in the prepared baking dish. Pour the remaining pumpkin mixture over enchiladas.

5. Bake covered for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered about 10 minutes more or until heated through. If desired, serve with pico de gallo and/or lime wedges.

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

WW PointsPlus+ = 8 (per 2 enchilada serving size)

Carb Choices: 3

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 357, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 54mg, Sodium 465mg, Sugars 5g, Carbohydrates 44g, Fiber 12g, Protein 28g

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 WW Ratatouille

4.31 avg. rating (86% score) - 13 votes

WW Ratatouille is an easy oven-baked recipe for a healthy meatless Italian meal. It is a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates,Vegetarian and WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus recipe with a (1-1/4) cup serving size. Made with zucchini, eggplant and mushrooms; all done in the oven. WW Ratatouille will be loved by family and friends alike.vegetarian-ratatouille

INGREDIENTS:

1 medium size eggplant, chopped
2 small zucchini, diced
(6 oz) fresh mushrooms, cut in quarters
2 tbsp olive oil
1 (24 oz) jar chunky style Italian sauce
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves, crushed
2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 400° F.

2. Place eggplant, zucchini and mushrooms onto a rimmed baking sheet. Add olive oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with oregano.

3.  Bake for 25 minutes or until the vegetables are lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove baking sheet from oven. Pour sauce over vegetables and stir to coat.

4. Return to oven and bake for 5 minutes more. Sprinkle with the parsley. Serve with the Parmesan cheese.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1-1/4 cups per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 6

Carb Choices: 2

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 218, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 1mg, Sodium 483mg, Carbohydrates 28g, Fiber 8g, Protein 6g

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 Six Layer Salad

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

Six Layer Salad is an easy, delicious low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic, vegetarian and WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Ingredients apples, dried cranberries, celery, cheese over  romaine lettuce topped with pretzels and honey mustard dressing. Makes (8) (1-1/2 cup) Servings. This is a great Fall and Winter salad. Six Layer Salad will be loved by everyone.

INGREDIENTS:six-layer-salad

8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup 2% shredded Cheddar cheese
2 red or green apples, sliced
1/2 cup dried cranberries
3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
3/4 cup honey mustard Dressing
1 cup coarsely broken thick pretzels

DIRECTIONS:

1. Layer first five ingredients in order, into bowl.

2. Drizzle with dressing and top with pretzels.

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

WW PointsPlus+ = 5

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 190, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 400mg, Sugars 17g, Carbohydrates 23g, Fiber 3g, Protein 5g

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 Tex-Mex Cobb Salad

3.11 avg. rating (72% score) - 9 votes

Tex-Mex Cobb Salad is an easy and delicious full meal recipe that is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Main Ingredients include: Smoked turkey, corn, black beans, tomatoes, cheese and onions on a bed of lettuce drizzled with dressing. Serving Size: (1-1/2 Cups) per serving. Tex-Mex Cobb Salad will be loved by all of yotex-mex-cobb-salad2ur family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes.
Total Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10 oz) pkg torn Romaine lettuce or (8 cups) torn Romaine

1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 large tomato, chopped
4-1/2 oz (1/2 of 9 oz pkg) “Oscar Mayer (brand) Deli Fresh Smoked Turkey Breast”, coarsely chopped (found in luncheon meat section)

1 (15 oz) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed
1 cup shredded 2% sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped red onions
1/2 cup light Ranch salad dressing
1/2 cup thick & chunky style salsa

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