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postheadericon Easy Chili-Mac

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

Easy Chili-Mac is a delicious recipe that is also one that you’ll add into your keeper file. It takes only (40) minutes to complete this delicious dish. Ingredients include: Extra-lean ground beef, tomato sauce, kidney beans, salsa, macaroni and Pepper Jack cheese. Seasoned with chili powder. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendlly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Easy Chili-Mac will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) extra-lean ground beef
(2 tsp) chili powder
1-1/2 cups water
1 (15-1/2 oz) can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
1 cup thick & chunky salsa
3/4 cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
1 cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Brown ground meat with chili powder in a large saucepan.

2. Add all remaining ingredients except cheese; mix well.

3. Bring to a boil; cover. Simmer over low heat 15 minutes, stirring after 8 minutes. Serve topped with cheese. (Suggestion: Serve with a crisp green salad if desired).

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup.

Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 290, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 65mg, Sodium: 920mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 26g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 10 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Iron: 25 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/30-minute-chili-mac-136906.aspx

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IMPORTANT: This site 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.

postheadericon Pork-Bean Soup

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

Pork-Bean Soup is an easy, spicy, delicious and hearty recipe for your fall and winter meal options. Ingredients include: Pork Tenderloin, white beans, tomatoes, onions, kale, chicken broth and is well seasoned. It will take only (1) hour or less for this delicious and hearty soup. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-2/3) cups per serving. Pork-Bean Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 lb pork tenderloin, trimmed, cut in (1″) pieces
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 medium onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp paprika, preferably smoked
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper, or to taste
1 cup white wine
4 Roma tomatoes, chopped
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 bunch kale, ribs removed, chopped,
(about 8 cups, lightly packed)

1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained, rinsed

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postheadericon Creamy Chicken Soup

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

Creamy Chicken Soup is a delicious, easy and hearty meal recipe that uses either turkey or chicken with wild rice and vegetables. Makes: (4) servings. Serving Size: (1-3/4) cups. Ingredients include: Shredded chicken or turkey, wild rice, carrots, celery, shallots, mushrooms, parsley, sour cream and chicken broth. It takes just over (2) Hours total time. This is also a healthy, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (9 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Creamy Chicken Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 35 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 1-3/4 Hours
Total Time: About 2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups sliced mushrooms
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped carrots
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup quick-cooking or instant wild rice
3 cups shredded cooked chicken, or turkey
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

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postheadericon Chicken-Yakisoba

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

Chicken-Yakisoba is a quick (30) minute recipe for a flavorful and spicy Japanese skillet meal. Ingredients include: Chicken breasts, onions, cabbage, carrots, and soba noodles with sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic and Asian chile paste. It is all done in one pan. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Chicken-Yakisoba will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 tsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp canola oil
2 Tbsp chile paste
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves,
(cut in 1″ cubes)

1/2 cup soy sauce
1 medium-size onion sliced lengthwise (8 slices)
1/2 medium-size head cabbage, coarse chopped
2 carrots, coarse chopped
8 oz dried soba noodles, cooked, drained

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postheadericon Quick Breakfast Burritios

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

Quick Breakfast Burritos is a delicious, easy and quick (12) minute recipe for (2) people. Summary: Eggs and chopped smoked ham are blended together and cooked in a skillet, placed in warm tortillas and topped with Cheddar cheese. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, NO-SUGARS, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (2) servings. Quick Breakfast Burritos will be loved by all of your family friends and guests.quick-breakfast-burritos

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 2 Minutes.
Total Time: About 12 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 whole egg
3 egg whites
6 slices deli-sliced smoked ham, chopped
2 (8″) whole wheat tortillas
1/4 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

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