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postheadericon Healthy Mashed Potatoes

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

Healthy Mashed Potatoes is an easy and delicious recipe for your Thanksgiving and/or Christmas sides. Ingredients include: Sour cream, cream cheese, Yukon Gold potatoes, onions and bacon. It can be prepared and refrigerated up to (2) days ahead of time. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) Servings. Healthy Mashed Potatoes will be loved by ahealthy-mashed-potatoesll of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour-15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 lb white or Yukon Gold potatoes, (about 10), peeled & cubed
1 cup reduced-fat or light sour cream
1/2 cup, (1/2 of 8 oz tub 1/3 less fat cream cheese)
2 tsp onion powder
1 slice bacon, cooked, crumbled
2 green onions, sliced

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postheadericon Healthy Watergate Salad

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

Healthy Watergate Salad is an easy no-cooking recipe. A great Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter option.  This once popular and still long time favorite from the 1970’s is now in a healthier version. Ingredients include: Pistachio pudding mix, pineapple, yogurt and fat-free whipped topping. Use as a dessert, salad or side. This is also a healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe.  Makes: (8) Servings. Healthy Watergate Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-watergate-salad1

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (1 oz) box fat-free, sugar-free pistachio instant pudding mix

1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained

1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt

2-1/2 cups thawed fat-free frozen non-dairy whipped topping, divided

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postheadericon Chicken-White Bean Chili

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

Chicken-White Bean Chili is an easy and quick, (25) minute recipe for a hearty, spicy and delicious meal during the cold winter months. Everything is cooked on the stovetop. Summary: Canned chicken, canned beans, canned green chiles, onion, chili peppers and bell peppers are well-seasoned and then finished off with Cheddar cheese. It is also a healthy,  low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (5) servings. Chicken-White bean Chili will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.chicken-white-bean-chili

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 cup diced onions
1 tsp ground cumin (adjust to taste)
1 tbsp chili powder (adjust to taste)
1 can (12.5 oz) (water packed) white chunk chicken breast, drained
1 (15 oz) can navy beans, undrained
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1 cup chicken broth
1 can (about 4 oz) chopped green chiles
1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

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postheadericon Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw

4.88 avg. rating (93% score) - 8 votes

Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw is a delicious, easy, no-cook and quick (10) minute to assemble recipe. An excellent side option for your Christmas, Thanksgiving and/or New Year’s Day holidays. Main Ingredients include: Slaw mix, apples, onions, and dried cranberries. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, Weight Watchers  (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints), heart-healthy, vegetarian and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Healthy Cran-Apple Slaw will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-cran-apple-slaw

Prep Time: 10 minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (14 oz bag) cabbage slaw mix
1 apple, chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped red onions
1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
2 tbsp maple-flavor pancake syrup

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postheadericon Easy Baked Salmon

4.80 avg. rating (92% score) - 5 votes

Easy Baked Salmon is a delicous, easy and quick recipe that takes only 10 minutes to cook. Seasoned with salt, onion powder and dill. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare. Less than 30 minutes from start to your plate. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sodium, NO-CARBOHYDRATES, protein-rich, WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe.easy-baked-salmon Makes (4) servings. Easy Baked Salmon will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Cook Time: 10 Minutes.
INGREDIENTS:

4 salmon filets (1 lb total weight)
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp dried dill weed
2 tsp cooking oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 450° F.

2. In a small bowl, mix all seasonings together.

3. Place fish, skin-side down, in a lightly greased baking pan. Lightly brush with oil. Sprinkle seasoning mixture evenly over fish.

4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1 filet (About 4 oz) per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5 per (4 oz) serving size.
Carb Choices: 0

Original recipe and image from; McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Main-Dishes/Baked-Crusted-Salmon

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 177
Sodium: 365mg
Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 0g
Cholesterol: 62mg
Protein: 24g
Fiber: 0g

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