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postheadericon Easy Pasta Salad

3.00 avg. rating (84% score) - 1 vote

Easy Pasta Salad is a delicious recipe for either a meal or as a side. The only cooking is for the pasta itself. Summary: Tricolored pasta, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, black olives, cheese and red onions are combined with salad dressing and refrigerated. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (8) servings. Easy Pasta Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.easy-pasta-salad
Refrigeration Time: 1 Hour.
Total Time: 1-/2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

3 cups tri-colored rotini pasta, cooked, cooled
1 cup Feta cheese crumbles
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumbers
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup finely chopped red onions

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postheadericon Chicken Caesar Salad

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

Chicken Caesar Salad is an easy and quick (25) minute grilling recipe for a delicious spring or summer meal. Grilled chicken is layered over the top of Romaine lettuce and tomatoes, well seasoned with creamy Caesar salad dressing drizzled on top. This is also a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (2) servings. Chicken Caesar Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

chicken-caesar-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 12-15 Minutes.
Total Time: 22-25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tsp olive oil
1/8 tsp dried basil
1/8 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp garlic salt, optional
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
4 cups torn Romaine lettuce
1 small tomato, thinly sliced
Creamy Caesar salad dressing
Caesar salad croutons, optional
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postheadericon Grilled Peach-Pork Salad

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

Grilled Peach-Pork Salad is an unusual but delicious (35) minute recipe that uses grilled peaches with grilled pork tenderloin. You’ll always want grilled peaches once you’ve tasted these. Summary: Pork Tenderloin and peaches are cubed then placed on skewers; kabob-style and grilled. The cooked pork and peaches are then coated with a honey and orange juice mixture and mixed with salad greens for a fabulous and flavorful meal. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a  (2-1/4 cup) serving size. Grilled Peach-Pork Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) pork tenderloin
2 medium-size peaches or nectarines
2 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp orange juice
1 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 tsp curry powder
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
3 cups torn Bibb lettuce
3 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1/4 cup bias-sliced green onions
7 (10″) skewers
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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 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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