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postheadericon Healthy Salmon Chowder

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

Healthy Salmon Chowder is a quick (50) minutes total time, delicious and easy recipe. It’s a creamy and thick chowder that includes: Fresh salmon, cauliflower, carrots, instant potatoes, celery and scallions. ( The instant potatoes give the chowder a thick texture without any heavy cream or butter). It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, gluten-free, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Healthy Salmon Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests. healthy-salmon-chowder

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp canola oil
1/3 cup chopped carrot
1/3 cup chopped celery
4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 cups water
1 (12 oz) skinned salmon fillet
2-1/2 cups frozen cauliflower florets, thawed, coarsely chopped
3 tbsp chopped fresh chives or scallions, or (1-1/2) tbsp dried chives
1-1/3 cups instant mashed potato flakes
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill, or (2 tsp) dried tarragon
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste.
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postheadericon Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

4.04 avg. rating (82% score) - 25 votes

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder is an easy, hearty and delicious recipe which takes only (20) minutes to prepare. Ingredients include: Yellow peas, frozen corn, roasted red peppers, green chile peppers and chicken broth. It is also well-seasoned and a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Just throw everything into the slow cooker and (5) hours later enjoy! Makes: (6) servings. Slow Cooker Corn Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup dry yellow split peas
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1 (12 oz) bag frozen whole kernel corn
1/2 cup chopped, bottled roasted red peppers
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp dried oregano crushed
1/2 tsp dried thyme, crushed
1/2 cup tub-style onion &chive cream cheese spread

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postheadericon California Seafood Stew

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

California Seafood Stew is a delicious seafood recipe from the old days used for community gatherings in San Francisco. It is loaded with vegetables and mussels, shrimp and fish flavored with garlic, fennel and Italian seasoning. It’s a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic and a WeightWatchers (5) Points+ recipe. Makes 6 servings with a generous (2 cup) serving size. California Seafood Stew will be loved by you, your family and any seafood lovers you serve it to.california-seafood-stew

INGREDIENTS:

8 oz fresh or frozen cod or other white fish, thawed
8 oz fresh or frozen shrimp, thawed
1 cup finely chopped leeks
1 medium size fennel bulb, trimmed, cored, chopped (1 cup chopped)
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped carrots
2 tbsp minced garlic from a jar.
1 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp dried Italian seasoning, crushed
1/4 cup dry white wine or low sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup clam juice
2 tbsp tomato paste
(1 lb) mussels, soaked, scrubbed, and beards removed* (see directions below)
1/2 cup snipped (flat leaf) parsley

DIRECTIONS:

1. Thaw fish and shrimp, if frozen. Rinse fish and shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Cut fish into 1-inch pieces. Peel and devein shrimp; cut shrimp in half lengthwise. Set fish and shrimp aside.

2. In an 8 quart Dutch oven, cook leeks, fennel, celery, carrots, and garlic in hot oil about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomato paste and Italian seasoning; cook for 1 minute. Carefully add wine. Cook and stir until wine is nearly evaporated.

3. Stir in tomatoes, broth, the water and clam juice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.

4. Add mussels and fish. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until mussels open. Discard any unopened mussels. Add shrimp; cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque. Stir in half of the parsley. Ladle into shallow soup bowls. Sprinkle with the remaining parsley.

Mussels Tip*
Scrub mussels in shells under cold running water. Remove beards. In an 8-quart Dutch oven, combine 4 quarts cold water and 1/3 cup salt; add mussels. Soak for 15 minutes; drain and rinse. Discard water. Repeat soaking, draining, and rinsing twice.

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 2 Cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 5

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 3 Meat (L) + 1/2 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 214, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 90mg, Sodium 588mg, Sugars 6g, Carbohydrates 17g, Fiber 4g, Protein 26g

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: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers 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 Crockpot Spiced Lamb Stew

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

Crockpot Spiced Lamb Stew is a delicious and healthy low fat recipe seasoned with cumin, orange, turmeric, and cardamom. It is a low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, (1 Carb Choice), low sodium, Diabetic and a WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus+ recipe. Crockpot Spiced Lamb Stew will be loved by your family and friends alike.crockpot-spiced-lamb-stew

INGREDIENTS:

2 large oranges
5 medium size carrots, cut into 2 inch chunks
1-1/2 cups frozen pearl onions
4 large garlic cloves, sliced thin
4 meaty lamb shanks(about 4 lbs total)
(6 inches) stick cinnamon, broken into 1 inch pieces)
1-1/4 cups low sodium beef broth
1-1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tbsp cold water
4 tsp corn starch
1/3 cup pitted Kalamata or other black olives, halved
1 tbsp snipped cilantro

DIRECTIONS:

1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel from one of the oranges, avoiding picking up the white pith. Cut peel into thin strips (to yield about 1/4 cup). Squeeze juice from both oranges to make about 2/3 cup. Set aside.

2. In a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker combine carrots, onions and garlic. Add in the orange peel, lamb and stick cinnamon. In a small bowl stir together orange juice, beef broth, cardamom, cumin, turmeric and black pepper; pour over lamb in cooker.

3. Cover and cook on LOW 11 to 12 hours or HIGH 5-1/2 to 6 hours. Remove stick cinnamon.

4. For sauce pour cooking liquid into a glass measuring cup; skim off fat. Measure 1-1/2 cups of the cooking liquid. In a small saucepan stir together water and cornstarch until smooth. Stir in 1-1/2 cups cooking liquid. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Serve sauce with meat and vegetables. Sprinkle with olives and cilantro.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 3-1/2 Meat (L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 223, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat, 1g, Cholesterol, 85mg, Sugars 8g, Sodium 313mg, Carbohydrates 17g, Fiber 4g, Protein 28g

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: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers 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 Crockpot Italian Beef Stew

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

Crockpot Italian Beef Stew is a hearty, delicious and healthy recipe especially for the Fall and Winter. It is low in fat, low in cholesterol, low in carbohydrates and low in sugars. A diabetic friendly and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 6-8 generous servings at 1-2/3 cups serving size. Family and guests will love this Crockpot Italian Beef Stew.crockpot-italian-beef-stew

INGREDIENTS:

1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 lb)
8 oz tiny new potatoes, halved or quartered
2 medium size carrots or parsnips, peeled and cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces
1 cup chopped onions
1 medium size fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1 (14-1/2 oz) can low sodium beef broth
1 cup dry red wine or low sodium beef broth
1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
2 tbsp quick cooking tapioca
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 to 2 cups  fresh basil leaves, spinach leaves, or torn escarole

DIRECTIONS:

1. Trim fat from roast. Cut roast into 2 inch pieces; set aside. In a 4 to 5 quart slow cooker combine potatoes, carrots, onion and fennel. Add meat to cooker; sprinkle with rosemary.

2. In a medium size bowl whisk together broth, wine, tomato paste, tapioca, pepper and garlic. Pour over all in cooker.

3. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or HIGH 4 to 5 hours. Stir in the basil leaves just before serving.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings.
Serving Size: about 1-2/3 cups per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L) + 1 Fat + 1 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 325, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 89mg, Sodium 485mg, Sugars 6g, Carbohydrates 25g, Fiber 4g, Ptotein 36g

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: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers 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.