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postheadericon Easy Strawberry Mousse

4.25 avg. rating (86% score) - 8 votes

Easy Strawberry Mousse is a delicious recipe that takes only 15 minutes to prepare. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Made with fresh strawberries, strawberry gelatin and whipped topping. The only cooking will be for the gelatin, making it a great option for a light dessert or treat. Makes: (6) servings. Easy Strawberry Mousse will be loved by all of  your family, friends and guests.easy-strawberry-mousse

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup boiling water
1 (0.3 oz) box sugar-free strawberry gelatin
1 cup ice cubes
2 cups thawed fat-free frozen whipped topping, divided
2 cups strawberries, sliced, divided

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postheadericon Shrimp and Rice Stir-Fry

4.44 avg. rating (88% score) - 9 votes

Shrimp and Rice Stir-Fry is an easy recipe for a meal that your guests and family will not believe you made. They will think you hired a chef. It’s an easy skillet casserole and a quick (30) minute recipe. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Made with shrimp, bok choy, tomatoes, sugar snap peas and brown rice. Makes (4) generous (1-2/3) cup servings. Shrimp and Rice Stir-Fry will be loved by allshrimp-rice-stir-fry of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1/2 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup light Italian salad dressing, divided
1 lb uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
1 tbsp grated gingerroot
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups sliced baby bok choy
1 cup sugar snap peas
4 green onions, diagonally cut into 1/2″ lengths
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2-2/3 cups hot cooked long-grain brown rice

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postheadericon Italian Chicken Skillet

4.38 avg. rating (87% score) - 13 votes

Italian Chicken Skillet is a delicious, quick and easy to prepare recipe with chicken, squash, onion, tomatoes, green beans and bell peppers. All done in just 30 minutes on the stovetop. It is also a healthy Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (6) servings. Italian Chicken Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.italian-chicken-skillet

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp olive oil
1-1/4 lbs boneless chicken tenders, cut into strips
2 tsp Italian seasoning
2 tsp seasoned salt
1 cup grape tomatoes
1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 cup sliced yellow crookneck squash or zucchini
1/2 cup bell pepper strips
1/2 cup sliced onion

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add in chicken; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown.

2. Stir in vegetables, Italian seasoning and seasoned salt. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Add tomatoes; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until tomatoes are slightly softened and chicken is cooked through. Serve immediately.

Yield: 6 Servings.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus+ = 4 per 1/6 recipe serving.
Carb Choices: 0

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 171, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 61mg, Sodium: 564mg, Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 23g

Original recipe and image from McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Lawrys/Recipes/Main-Dishes/Italian-Chicken-and-Vegetable-Skillet

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 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 Easy-Cheesy Baked Fish

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

Easy-Cheesy Baked Fish is an easy and quick 35 minute recipe for an Italian style meal. Fish filets topped with Mozzarella cheese and mushrooms. It is also a heart-healthy, diabetic friendly and a WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus per serving recipe. Makes 4 servings. Easy-Cheesy Baked Fish will be loved by family and friends alike.easy-cheesy-baked-fish

INGREDIENTS:

4 frozen haddock, halibut or cod fillets (1 lb total)
2 tbsp light Italian salad dressing
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 450°F.

2. Place frozen fish in a 13×9-inch baking dish; drizzle with dressing.

3. Bake 25 minutes Top with mushrooms and cheese; bake another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and fish flakes easily with fork. Sprinkle with parsley.

Yield: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 recipe.

WW PointsPlus+ = 3
Carb Choices: 0

Diet Exchange:
4 Meat (VL)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 130, Total Fat 3.5g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 65mg, Sodium 420mg, Sugars 1g, Carbohydrates 2g, Fiber 0g, 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 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 Asian-Style Salad

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

Asian-Style Salad is a delicious, easy and flavorful recipe for a spicy side-salad. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic, vegetarian and WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Asian-Style Salad will be loasian-style-saladved by family and friends alike.

INGREDIENTS:

(4 oz) dry spaghetti or capellini
1 tbsp minced ginger
3 tbsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 tbsp ketchup
1/4 cup light soy sauce
1/4 tsp Chinese chile paste (add more if you want it spicier)
1 tbsp water
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp sesame oil or vegetable oil
2 cups mixed salad greens

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook pasta following package directions.

2. Place ginger, sweetener, ketchup, soy sauce, chile paste and water in a medium size saucepan. Simmer over medium-low heat 1 minute. Remove from heat.  Add lime juice and sesame oil. Mix well. Add noodles and stir well. Serve immediately for a warm salad. Chill 15-20 minutes for a cold salad.

Yield: 4 servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 4
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 130, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 590mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 25g, Fiber 2g, 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: 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.