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    Healthy Grilled Lamb is an outdoor grilling recipe for a “Leg of Lamb” using a gas grill. and smoked with apple wood chips. NOTE: It requires at least (4) Hours of marination time and is well-seasoned with black pepper, salt, fresh mint and garlic. This would be a great option for a holiday gathering, such […]

Archive for June, 2014

postheadericon Grilled Shrimp and Peas

4.67 avg. rating (91% score) - 6 votes

Grilled Shrimp and Peas is an easy and delicious recipe for your spring and summer grilling menu. You know what a stir-fry is and this is similar, but it is a grill-fry. Shrimp, onions, sugar-snap peas, and bell peppers seasoned in soy sauce and ginger make up the main ingredients. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Total time from start to finish is only (35) minutes. Makes 4 Servings. Grilled Shrimp and Peas will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.grilled-shrimp-peas

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup each coarsely chopped red and yellow bell peppers
1/2 cup sliced red onions
1/4 cup creamy Catalina salad dressing, divided
(1 lb) large uncooked, deveined, peeled shrimp
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tsp grated gingerroot
1-1/2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed

 

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postheadericon Easy Deviled Eggs

4.22 avg. rating (85% score) - 9 votes

Easy Deviled Eggs is an easy and delicious recipe for deviled eggs. It is a perfect accompaniment for holiday appetizers, picnics, and summer grilling menus. Use it for Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter to get rid of the Easter Bunny’s eggs. Ingredients Include: Hard-boiled eggs, sour cream, and Dijon mustard. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 24 Servings. Easy Deviled Eggs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Dozen hard boiled eggs, cut lengthwise in half
3 Tbsp light sour cream
3 Tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 Tbsp sweet pickle relish
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp ground cayenne pepper

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postheadericon Tropical Fruit Salad

4.57 avg. rating (90% score) - 7 votes

Tropical Fruit Salad is an easy and quick 20 minute recipe for a delicious side salad. Made with mangos, pineapple, kiwi, oranges and grapes with a sour cream dressing. Perfect for summer grilling meals. It is also a heart-healthy, diabetic friendly and WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus per (1 Cup) serving recipe. Makes 10 servings.tropical-fruit-salad Tropical Fruit Salad will be loved by everyone in your family and all your friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

4 Kiwi fruit, peeled, sliced
3 navel oranges, peeled, sliced and cut in half
2 mangos, peeled, cubed
1 pineapple, cut into bite-size chunks
2 cups  seedless red grapes
1/2 cup reduced-fat or light sour cream
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp orange zest

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine all fruit together; place on a serving platter.

2. Mix together all remaining ingredients. Drizzle over fruit just prior to serving.

Yield: 10 Servings.
Serving Size = 1 Cup.

WW PointsPlus = 4

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Fruit + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 140, Total Fat 1.5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 10mg, Sugars 28g, Carbohydrates 33g, Fiber 4g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A 15% DV, Vitamin C 150% DV, calcium 6% DV, Iron 2% DV

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postheadericon Caesar-Style Potato Salad

4.62 avg. rating (90% score) - 8 votes

Caesar-Style Potato Salad is an easy and delicious side for a different type of potato salad. Ingredients include: Potatoes, green onions nd Caesar dressing. This is a nice option for outdoor grilling parties and holiday crowds as well. It’s also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low-sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Caesar-Style Potato Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 1 Hour.
Total Time: 4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb new red potatoes, quartered, cooked and cooled
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup real bacon bits
1/4 cup Caesar salad dressing
1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek-style yogurt

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