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postheadericon Crockpot Chicken Paella

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

Crockpot Chicken Paella is a delicious slow cooker recipe for a Spanish-style meal which takes only (10) minutes to prepare. Main Ingredients include: chicken thighs, turkey sausage, shrimp, onion, green peas and rice. It is highly seasoned and takes from 4 to 8 hours in the slow cooker for this hearty and delicious meal. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 6 servings. Crockpot Chicken Paella will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.crockpot-chicken-paella

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4 to 8-1/2 Hours
Total Time: 8 Hours-40 Minutes


2 tbsp butter
6 skinless chicken thighs
1 medium-size onion, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh garlic
2 tsp dried thyme leaves
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14.5 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
1 cup frozen green peas
(1/2 lb) fully cooked smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/2″ thick slices
1 (8 oz) package frozen, cooked medium-size shrimp, thawed, rinsed, peeled, deveined
1 medium-size tomato, chopped (optional)
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postheadericon Italian Tuna Salad

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

Italian Tuna Salad is a delicious, easy and quick meal recipe. Ingredients include: Tuna, salad greens, artichoke hearts, green beans, cheese and tomatoes. Only 15 minutes of prep time. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, Diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Italian Tuna Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests. italian-tuna-salad

Prep Time: 15 Minutes + (Bean cooking time)


2 cups sliced Roma tomatoes
1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
1 (12 oz) can white flaked tuna in water, drained
1 (10 oz) bag salad greens
(1/2 lb) fresh green beans, cooked, drained and halved (2 cups)
1 cup shredded 2% Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup “Italian Roasted Red Pepper” salad dressing
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postheadericon Halibut Skillet Meal

4.40 avg. rating (88% score) - 5 votes

Halibut Skillet Meal is a quick and easy 25 minute recipe for a delicious fish dinner for anytime of the year. Main ingredients include: Fresh halibut filets coated in minced garlic and olive oil combined with great northern beans and frozen spinach for a full meal. It is also a generally nutritious, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (9) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (4) servingshalibut-skillet-meal. Halibut Skillet Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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


2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
(1-1/2 lbs) fresh halibut fillets (4 fillets), about 10 oz each
1-3/4 cups chicken broth
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 cups frozen cut leaf spinach
1 (15 oz) can great northern beans, rinsed, drained
Crushed red pepper to taste.
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postheadericon Venezuelan Shrimp Meal

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

Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Venezuelan Shrimp Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.


1 Onion, sliced into thin rings
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh gingerroot
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp ground annatto (turmeric may be used instead)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, butterflied*
2 cups hot cooked white rice


1. Cook onion, red bell pepper and gingerroot in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

2. Stir in mustard, annatto or turmeric and cumin until blended.

3. Add in the shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over the rice.

How to Butterfly Shrimp*

{Peel and devein shrimp by cutting about 3/4 of the way into flesh, without cutting all the way through along its outer curve just deep enough to see vein. Peel back shell under running water, loosening vein with fingers. Lay peeled shrimp on flat surface and flatten it open}.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 7; (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 2

Calories: 310, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 770mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 50 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

Original recipe and image Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/criollo-shrimp-74685.aspx

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postheadericon Shrimp Linguine

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 6 votes

Shrimp Linguine is an easy and healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (6) Points, (8 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Shrimp, tomatoes and escarole with clam juice and linguine make up the main ingredients for this delicious and well seasoned Italian-Style seafood dish. Makes 6 Servings with a (1-1/3 cup) Serving Size. Takes only 45 Minutes total time start to finish. Shrimp Linguine will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.shrimp-linguine

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.


8 oz whole wheat linguine
4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 lb peeled, deveined raw shrimp, (16-20 per pound)

3/4 tsp salt, divided

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided

2 tbsp minced garlic
1/2 cup white wine
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

16 cups thinly sliced escarole, (2-3 heads) or chard leaves

1/4 cup clam juice, or water
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
6 lemon wedges, for garnish

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