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Archive for March, 2016

postheadericon Baked Honey-Ham

4.50 avg. rating (88% score) - 2 votes

Baked Honey-Ham is an easy recipe for a delicious ,oven-baked, honey and orange glazed ham. It will become your go-to recipe for your Easter, Christmas and/or New Year’s Day holidays when feeding a large gathering. Once served, guests will be requesting this recipe often. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare the glaze which includes honey, orange zest, cinnamon and cloves. It makes (24) servings. Baked Honey-Ham will be loved by all of your family, friends baked-honey-hamand guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1-1/2 Hours.
Total Time: 1-3/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 lb) fully-cooked boneless ham
1 cup honey
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 Tbsp orange zest
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
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postheadericon Avocado-Pineapple Salad

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Avocado-Pineapple Salad is a delicious recipe for a Cuban-style fruit salad. Key Ingredients: Ripe avocados, fresh pineapple, onions and lime juice. A truly tropical salad that is both delicious and easy to make. It is also a healthy, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) Servings. Avocado-Pineapple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.avocado-pineapple-salad

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 30-35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, separated into rings
Ice water
2 firm ripe avocados
1 medium-size fresh pineapple
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
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postheadericon Chicken-Pineapple Kabobs

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Chicken-Pineapple Kabobs is a delicious and quick, (25) minute recipe for an outdoor barbecue or grilling option. An Hawaaiin-style recipe with key ingredients of red and green bell peppers, fresh pineapple and chicken breasts; basted with barbecue sauce. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Serving Size: (2 Kabobs) per serving. Chicken-Pineapple Kabobs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

chicken-pineapple-kabobs

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) boneless skinless chicken breasts,
cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces

2 cups fresh pineapple, cut into (1-1/2″) chunks
1 each red and green bell pepper, cut into (1-1/2″) pieces
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
3 Tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
8 long wooden skewers
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postheadericon Ham-Bean Soup

3.80 avg. rating (82% score) - 5 votes

Ham-Bean Soup is an easy slow cooker recipe for a delicious and hearty, (8) ingredient soup. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare and just over (5) hours to cook. Ingredients include: Ham, white beans, celery, carrots and onions. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Ham-Bean Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.ham-bean-soup
Cooking Time: 5-1/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb.) Smoked ham shank
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 (15 oz) cans Great Northern beans, drained, rinsed
5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
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postheadericon Cabbage-Apple Salad

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Cabbage-Apple Salad is a delicious and quick (30) Minute recipe for a German-style side dish. Red cabbage is cooked until just tender and combined with apples, caraway seeds and a tangy vinaigrette dressing. It is topped with toasted walnuts and served warm. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. A nice option for any holiday menu also. Works well with roast pork. Makes 6 servings. Cabcabbage-apple-saladbage-Apple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: About 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
4 cups, thinly sliced red cabbage,
(about 1/4 of a large head)

3/4 tsp caraway seeds
1/2 tsp salt
1 crisp, sweet, eating apple, such as
Gala or Red Delicious, cut into matchsticks

1 shallot, minced
1 tbsp red-wine vinegar
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp freshly, ground black pepper
2 tbsp chopped walnuts, toasted*

TIP*
(To Toast Chopped Walnuts)
Heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cabbage, caraway seeds and salt. Cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.

2. Add in the apple, shallot, vinegar, mustard and black pepper. Stir until combined.

3. Sprinkle with the toasted walnuts and serve warm.

Suggestion:
Serve with roasted pork loin or turkey kielbasa.

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 6, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 216mg, Sugars: 0g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 2g

Original recipe and image from: Merdith Corporation. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/warm_red_cabbage_salad.html

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