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Archive for December, 2013

postheadericon Cran-Raspberry Martinis

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 6 votes

Cran-Raspberry Martinis is an easy and delicious alcoholic beverage recipe that will fit in with Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. Ingredients include Bottled cranberry juice, club soda, Raspberry drink mix and fresh cranberries. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (0 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Cran-Raspberry Martinis will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 pkt (makes 2 qt drink) or 2 pkts (makes 1 qt drink each) Crystal Light
Raspberry Flavor Ice Drink Mix*

2 cups water
2 cups low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail
1/2 cup vodka
2 cups cold club soda or sparkling water
6 frozen cranberries

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postheadericon Mock Strawberry Margaritas

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Mock Strawberry Margaritas is an easy and delicious recipe for a very healthy and refreshing beverage. Great for Christmas and New Year’s parties. All the flavor without the alcohol. It has no fat, no cholesterol and no sodium, making this a heart-healthy, diabetic and WeightWatchers (1) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 6 servings. Mock Strawberry Margaritas will be loved by all your family and guests.mock-strawberry-margaritas

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 cups cold water
1 cup cold orange juice
2 tbsp lime juice
1 pkt (makes 2 qt drink) or 2 pkt. (makes 1 qt drink each Crystal Light
Strawberry-Kiwi Flavor Drink Mix*

4 cups ice cubes

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place water, orange juice, lime juice and drink mix in a blender container; cover. Blend until drink mix is dissolved.

2. Add ice; cover. Blend on HIGH until smooth.

*NOTE: Crystal Light Packets come in two sizes. Please note packet size before preparing recipe.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup

WW PointsPlus+ = 1
Carb Choices: 0

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Fruit

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 25, Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 0mg, Sugars 4g, Carbohydrates 5g, Fiber 0g, Protein 0g

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 German-Style Pork Meal

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 6 votes

German-Style Pork Meal is a delicious, hearty and healthy, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus crockpot recipe. Includes Bavarian style sauerkraut and potatoes for a full meal all in the slow cooker. Prep time is only 15 minutes. Makes 6 servings. German-Style Pork Meal will be loved by everyone in your family.german-style-pork-meal

INGREDIENTS:

2 lbs boneless pork shoulder
1-1/2 lbs tiny red new potatoes, quartered
1 tbsp packed brown sugar
1 (14 oz) can Bavarian style sauerkraut
2 tbsp German mustard
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 cup beer
1/4 cup chopped parsley

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place the potatoes, sauerkraut and brown sugar into a 3-1/2 to 4 quart slow cooker.

2. Cut meat into 1-1/2″ pieces, trimming away and discarding any excess fat. Ina medium size bowl combine pork, mustard and black pepper; toss to coat. Place pork in the slow cooker. Pour beer over mixture. Cover and cook on LOW 6 hours or on HIGH for 3 hours. Skim fat from cooking juices. Serve in shallow bowls with juices and garnished with parsley.

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

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 2

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 316, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 94mg, Sodium 543mg, Sugars 7g, Carbohydrates 28g, Fiber 2g, Protein 33g

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 Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

4.00 avg. rating (81% score) - 26 votes

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder is an easy, hearty and delicious recipe which takes only (20) minutes to prepare. Ingredients include: Yellow peas, frozen corn, roasted red peppers, green chile peppers and chicken broth. It is also well-seasoned and a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Just throw everything into the slow cooker and (5) hours later enjoy! Makes: (6) servings. Slow Cooker Corn Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup dry yellow split peas
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1 (12 oz) bag frozen whole kernel corn
1/2 cup chopped, bottled roasted red peppers
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp dried oregano crushed
1/2 tsp dried thyme, crushed
1/2 cup tub-style onion &chive cream cheese spread

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postheadericon Easy Mixed-Berry Dessert

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

Easy Mixed-Berry Dessert is a delicious and healthy, low calories, low fat (2g), low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates and WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus+ per serving recipe. Requires no cooking. Makes 12 servings. Easy Mixed-Berry Dessert will be loved by family and guests alike.

INGREDIENTS:easy-mixed-berry-dessert

1 (3 oz) pkg. ladyfingers, split
2 cups cold skim milk
2 (4 serving size) boxes fat-free, sugar-free vanilla instant pudding
1 (8 oz) tub fat free frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup blackberries or blueberries
1 cup red raspberries

DIRECTIONS:

1. Line bottom and side of a 2 quart serving bowl with ladyfingers.

2. Pour milk into a large bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes or until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped topping. Spoon into prepared bowl. Using back of spoon, spread pudding mixture to form a depression in center. Mix berries with remaining whipped topping. Spoon into center of pudding mixture.

3. Refrigerate 3 hours or until ready to serve. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

Yield: 12 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe.

WW PointsPlus+ = (3) per 1/12 recipe serving size.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 110, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 250mg, Sugars 11g, Carbohydrates 21g, 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 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.