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  • Split-Pea Soup
    Split-Pea Soup is a stovetop recipe for a creamy, hearty, no-meat soup. Ingredients Include: Green split-peas, carrots, onion, celery, vegetable broth and is well-seasoned with garlic, marjoram, basil, cumin, salt and pepper. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 […]
  • Slow Cooker Apple-Pork Roast
    Slow Cooker Apple-Pork Roast is a great recipe for a delicious entree. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (6) hours to cook. You will need a (4) quart slow cooker for this recipe. Ingredients Include: Boneless pork loin roast, fresh cooking apples, honey, onion and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low […]
  • Crockpot Beef Roast
    Crockpot Beef Roast is a recipe for a hearty, beef and vegetable meal. Cooking Time: (4) Hours on High or (8) Hours on low. You will need a (5-6) Quart slow cooker for this recipe. Ingredients Include: Beef chuck roast, onions, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, turnips and well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low […]

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postheadericon Healthy Stuffing

4.67 avg. rating (90% score) - 3 votes

Healthy Stuffing is an easy and delicious oven-baked recipe that you’ll use every Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. This recipe is not actually for stuffing your bird but to be used as a side. Ingredients include: Bread cubes, celery, chicken broth and onions; it is well-seasoned with salt, black pepper and poultry seasoning. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Healthy Stuffing will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

healthy-stuffingINGREDIENTS:

(12 oz) Italian bread, cut into 1″ cubes
6 slices whole wheat bread, cut in 1″ cubes
1 (14.5 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth, divided
1-1/2 cups chopped celery
1-1/4 cups chopped onion
1/4 cup butter
1-1/2 tsp poultry seasoning, or to taste
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Hot Water, as needed

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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 Healthy Quinoa Side

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Healthy Quinoa Side is an easy Italian side recipe for holidays or large dinner gatherings. It makes (12) servings. Ingredients include: Quinoa, lemon juice, fresh basil, Mayonnaise, cherry tomatoes, green onions and cucumbers. It takes only 1-1/2 hours to make this delicious recipe. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Healthy Quinoa Side will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

healthy-quinoa-sidePrep Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 1-1/2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup quinoa, uncooked
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup reduced-fat Mayonnaise with olive oil
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped
8 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
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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. This 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 Christmas or any holiday menu. Works well with roast pork. Makes: (6) servings. Cabbage-Apple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.cabbage-apple-salad
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*

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postheadericon Crockpot Vegetable Soup

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

Crockpot Vegetable Soup is a delicious and easy recipe for a meatless Italian-style soup. Ingredients include: spinach, carrots, celery, onions and tomatoes. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (1 PointsPlus), (2 SmartPoints) recipe. It takes only (15) minutes) to prepare this delicious and well-seasoned soup. Makes: (8) servings. Crockpot Vegetable Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

crockpot-vegetable-soupPrep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 5-10 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10 oz bag fresh baby spinach leaves
2 medium-size carrots, chopped
2 medium-size celery ribs, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
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