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    Healthy Grilled Lamb is an outdoor grilling recipe for a “Leg of Lamb” using a gas grill. and smoked with apple wood chips. NOTE: It requires at least (4) Hours of marination time and is well-seasoned with black pepper, salt, fresh mint and garlic. This would be a great option for a holiday gathering, such […]

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postheadericon Chickpea-Spinach Soup

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

Chickpea-Spinach Soup is a delicious and hearty Spanish-style soup made with dry-cured, salami-style, Spanish chorizo sausage not the soft Mexican chorizo. Most of the fat is drained off in the Spanish-style. Ingredients include: Chorizo, chickpeas, spinach, leeks and tomatoes. It is well seasoned, cooked and simmered on the stove-top. Total time, start to finish is about (1) hour. It is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, gluten-free and Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a (1-3/4 cup) serving size. Chickpea-Spinach Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

(1/4 lb) Spanish chorizo, cut into 1/4″ pieces,
(See note below ingredients)

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
3 large leeks, (white and light green parts only),
halved lengthwise, rinsed well and thinly sliced

4 medium-size garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes or tomato puree
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
1/2 tsp regular paprika
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

NOTE:
Be sure to use “dry-cured, salami-style Spanish chorizo”, not the soft, Mexican chorizo.
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postheadericon Crockpot Vegetable Chili

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

Crockpot Vegetable Chili is a delicious, easy and hearty slow cooker recipe. It is a meatless chili that is packed with vegetables. Ingredients include: (3) different varieties of beans, zucchini, tomatoes, corn, onion, cheese and bell peppers. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) and vegetarian recipe. Makes (14) servings. Crockpot Vegetable Chili will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.crockpot-vegetable-chili

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3-1/2 Hours
Total Time: 3-3/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

(4 cups) fat-free, low-sodium vegetable broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 onion, chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
1 green pepper, seeds removed, chopped
1 cup frozen corn
1 (1-1/4 oz) envelope taco seasoning mix
1 (6 oz) box Velveeta®, cut into 1/2″ cubes
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postheadericon Asian Chicken Skillet

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

Asian Chicken Skillet is an easy, delicious and quick (35) minute Thai-style chicken recipe. Main ingredients include: Chicken tenders, mushrooms, scallions, coconut milk, lime juice and Nappa cabbage. It is seasoned, spiced well and cooked on the stove-top. It is a low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus, (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. Asian Chicken Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.asian-chicken-skillet

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 tsp canola oil, divided
(1 lb) chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces
1 jalapeño pepper, minced (optional)
1 bunch scallions, sliced, whites and greens separated
2 cups sliced shiitake mushroom caps
1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
3/4 cup “lite” coconut milk
2 tbsp fish sauce
4 tsp lime juice
1 tbsp brown sugar
6 cups sliced napa cabbage
3/4 cup chopped fresh basil
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postheadericon Spicy Chicken-Rice Soup

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

Spicy Chicken-Rice Soup is a hot and spicy Spanish style recipe for a hearty soup. Main Ingredients: Chicken thighs, onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives and yellow rice, seasoned with basil and red pepper. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes (6) servings with a (2-1/4) cup serving size. Spicy Chicken-Rice Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.spicy-chicken-rice-soup

Prep Time 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into cubes
2 large onions, chopped (about 2 cups)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 sp crushed red pepper
8 cups chicken broth
1 (14-1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 cup pitted green olives, sliced
1 (5 oz pkg.) saffron yellow rice mix with seasoning
1/4 cup shredded fresh basil leaves, for garnish
2 tbsp additional shredded basil leaves, for garnish (optional)
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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.

INGREDIENTS:

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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