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postheadericon Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew is a delicious and hearty slow cooker recipe for a Moroccan spiced chicken stew. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Chicken, combined with squash, onions, apricots and lentils are seasoned with cinnamon, coriander and cumin to bring out all the flavor of this stew. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.moroccan-chicken-lentil-stew

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
and cut in 2 to 3″ chunks

2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1-1/4 cups dry brown lentils, rinsed, drained
1 medium size onion, cut in thin wedges
2 (14 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1 large yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise and
cut into 1-inch-thick pieces

1/2 cup snipped dried apricots or golden raisins
Sliced green onions (optional)

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postheadericon Slow Cooker Country Captain

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

Slow Cooker Country Captain is a slow cooker variation on this hearty and delicious, traditional Southern chicken meal. Chicken, tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, almonds and currants comprise the ingredients. Spiced with curry powder, mace and cumin to bring out the tempting flavor. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic, WeightWatchers (8) PointsPlus recipe. A great comfort food that you’ll be adding to your regular menu. Slow Cooker Country Captain will be loved by your whole family and guests alike.slow-cooker-country-captain

INGREDIENTS:

1 medium size sweet onion, cut in thin wedges
3 lbs chicken drumsticks and/or thighs, skin removed
1 medium size green bell pepper, cut in thin strips
1 medium size yellow bell pepper, cut in thin strips
1/4 cup currants or golden raisins
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tbsp quick tapioca, crushed
3 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground mace
2 cups hot cooked white or brown rice
2 tbsp chopped green onion
2 tbsp sliced almonds, toasted

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker, place onion, chicken, bell peppers, currants and garlic. In a large bowl, combine undrained tomatoes, tapioca, curry powder, salt, cumin and mace. Pour over all.

2. Cover and cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours or HIGH for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

3. Serve chicken mixture over rice. Sprinkle with green onion and almonds.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

WW PointsPlus+ = 8

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3.5 Meat (L) + 1.5 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 298, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 98mg, Sodium 619mg, Sugars8g, Carbohydrates 32g, 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 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 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 Indonesian Chicken Noodle Soup

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

Indonesian Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious and hearty soup that is flavored with lime juice, soy sauce and ginger combined with chicken, noodles and vegetables for a great meal especially good in the fall and winter. It is a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 6 Servings. Indonesian Chicken Noodle Soup will be loved by family, friends and guests.indonesian-chicken-noodle-soup

INGREDIENTS:

(8 oz) Cooked chicken breast, coarsely chopped
1 tbsp canola or peanut oil
1 cup sliced onions
2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
2 cups  shredded green cabbage or Napa cabbage
1 cup peeled and diced sweet potato
1/2 cup sliced celery
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 tsp dried crushed red pepper
1 tbsp lime juice
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup snipped cilantro
(8 oz) Udon or Soba noodles, cooked according to package directions
Chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and ginger; cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add in the cabbage, sweet potato and celery. Cook for 4 minutes more stirring occasionally. Stir in broth, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer covered about 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

3. Stir in chicken and lime juice. Just before serving, stir in green onions and cilantro. Serve soup with the noodles and if desired garnish with the peanuts.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup soup and 2/3 cup cooked noodles per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 2

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 266, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 32mg, Sodium 581mg, Sugars 4g, Carbohydrates 35g, Fiber 4g, Protein 20g

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 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 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 Cream of Chicken Soup

4.17 avg. rating (85% score) - 6 votes

Cream of Chicken Soup is a delicious and hearty cream soup with chicken, mushrooms, spinach, carrots, onions and rice. It is also a healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic, heart-healthy and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Great for the cold winter months. Makes (6) generous (1-1/3 cup) servings. Cream of Chicken Soupcream-of-chicken-rice-soup will be loved by your family and friends alike.

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tbsp olive oil
1-1/2 cups finely chopped onions
1 (8 oz) pkg fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1 tbsp minced garlic from a jar
1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 (14 oz) can low sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 (12 oz) cans evaporated skim nilk
2 tbsp flour
4 cups  packed fresh spinach
2 tsp lemon zest
2 tbsp lemon juice

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium. Add chicken; cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink (170 F.), turning once halfway through cooking. Remove chicken to a plate to cool. When cool enough to handle, use two forks to pull chicken apart into coarse shreds.

2. Meanwhile, add onions, mushrooms, carrot, and garlic to the Dutch oven; place Dutch oven on stovetop and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice; cook for 1 minute more. Add broth, the water, nutmeg and the 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer covered, 15 minutes.

3. In a small bowl, stir together 1 can of the evaporated milk and the flour; stir into mixture in Dutch oven. Stir in the remaining can of milk. Cook and stir until bubbly.

4. Stir in spinach and the shredded chicken. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. If desired, sprinkle with additional ground black pepper.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1-1/3 cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3-1/2 Meat (L) + 1 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 300, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 48mg, Sodium 365mg, Sugars 16g, Carbohydrates 31g, Fiber 2g, 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 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 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 Strawberry-Blueberry Parfaits

5.00 avg. rating (95% score) - 10 votes

Strawberry-Blueberry Parfaits is an easy, delicious, frozen parfait recipe from Season 9 of the BiggestLoser. It is great served as a dessert or a treat.  It is a low calories, low cholesterol,  low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, BiggestLoser, heart-healthy, Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Strawberry-Blueberry Parfaits will be loved by all of  your family, friends and guests.
strawberry-blueberry-parfaits

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup plain, fat-free Greek-style yogurt
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/3 cup diced frozen strawberries, thawed
1-2 packets Truvia or other natural sweetener
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

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