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Archive for February, 2014

postheadericon Ham and Cheese Omelet

4.71 avg. rating (91% score) - 7 votes

Ham and Cheese Omelet is an easy and quick 16 minute recipe. It is a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus and diabetic recipe. Makes 2 servings. Ingredients include green onions, ham and cheese for a delicious breakfast or brunch. Ham and Cheese Omelet will be loved by all of your family and friends.ham-and-cheese-omelet

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 6 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non Stick cooking spray
2 eggs
2 tbsp skim milk
4 slices deli smoked ham, chopped
1 tsp thinly sliced green onions
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Beat eggs and milk together in a small bowl with fork until well blended. Add ham, onions and black pepper; mix well.

2. Pour into an 8″ nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray; cover. Cook over medium heat 6 minutes or until egg mixture is set but top is still moist.

3. Sprinkle cheese onto half the omelet; fold in half. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 1 minute Cut in half and serve immediately.

Yield: 2 servings

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 3
Carb Choices: 0

Diet Exchange:
2 Meat (L) + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 130, Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 230mg, Sodium: 410mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 13g

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 Biggest Loser Beef Stew

3.68 avg. rating (76% score) - 25 votes

Biggest Loser Beef Stew is a delicious, hearty, healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, Biggest Loser and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Ingredients include: carrots, mushrooms, onions, and sweet potatoes all cooked on top of the stove and well-seasoned for a hearty meal. Makes: (9) Servings and takes about (1-1/2) hours to make. Any leftovers will be even more delicious the next day as the flavors meld together overnight. Biggest Loser Beef Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.biggest-loser-beef-stew

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp whole grain oat flour
1/8 tsp garlic power
1/8 tsp salt
Pinch of ground black pepper
1 lb top round steak, cut into 1″ cubes
2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
8 oz fresh button mushrooms, halved
1 onion, chopped
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp dried thyme
2 (14 oz) cans lower-sodium, fat-free beef broth
2 large carrots, peeled and sliced
1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes

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postheadericon Lemon Mock Margarita Coolers

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Lemon Mock Margarita Coolers is an easy and delicious recipe for a non-alcoholic beverage and a very healthy low calories, NO FAT, NO CHOLESTEROL, low sodium, low sugars low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (0) PointsPlus, heart healthy and diabetic recipe. Makes 5 servings. Lemon Mock Margarita Coolers will be loved by your entire family and friends alike.lemon-mock-margarita-coolers

INGREDIENTS:

1 pkt (makes 2 qt drink) or 2 pkts (make 1 qt drink each) Crystal Light Lemonade Flavor Drink Mix

1-1/2 cups cold water
1/2 cup cold orange juice
1 tbsp lime juice
5 cups crushed ice, or ice cubes
DIRECTIONS:

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

2. Blend on high speed until drink mix is dissolved.

3. Add in ice, cover and blend on high speed until thickened and smooth. Serve immediately.

Yield: 5 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup  per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 0
Carb Choices: 0

Diet Exchange:
FREE

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 20, Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 10mg, Sugars 3g, Carbohydrates 3g, 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: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers 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 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 Cuban-Style Bean Salad

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

Cuban-Style Bean Salad is a must try recipe.  A zesty three-bean salad made with black, pinto and garbanzo beans with a cumin, jalapeno and cilantro vinaigrette. A great idea for cookouts, picnics or your Tex-Mex entrees as a side dish. It is also a WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus friendly and diabetic friendly recipe.    Makes (8) 1 cup servings. Cuban-Style Bean Salad will be loved by family and friends alike.cuban-style-bean-salad

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
2 tsp ground cumin
1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
1/4 tsp dried oregano leaves
1-1/2 cups chopped Kosher dill pickles
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can pinto beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
1 celery rib, sliced
1/2 red bell pepper, cut into 2″ strips
2 green onions, sliced
1 tomato, chopped
NOTE:
Salad may be prepared a day ahead. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix olive oil, cilantro, lemon juice, vinegar, cumin, jalapeno pepper and oregano together in a large bowl until well blended.

2. Add in remaining ingredients; mix lightly. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight. Stir gently just before serving.

Yield: 8 (1 Cup) Servings.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch + 2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 170, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 400mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 18g, Fiber 6g, Protein 6g

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 Weight Watchers 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 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 Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich is an easy and delicious adult version of an Italian-style grilled cheese sandwich for lunch or a light dinner. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes (1) sandwich and takes only (4) minutes to prepare and (6) minutes cooking time. Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich will be loved by all of your family and friends.italian-grilled-cheese-sandwich

Prep Time: About 4 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 6 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non Stick cooking spray
2  slices  multi-grain bread
2 (2%) cheese singles
1 large tomato slice
1 tbsp sliced fresh basil
1 tsp light balsamic Vinaigrette salad dressing

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