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  • Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet
    Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet is delicious, recipe for a hearty, cheesy, quick and spicy pasta meal. It takes only (30) minutes from start to finish. Ingredients include: Boneless chicken, picante sauce, whole kernel corn, bell peppers, penne pasta and shredded cheese. This is also a low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (12 […]
  • Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches
    Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches is a quick (10) minute recipe for breakfast, brunch or lunch. It takes only (10) minutes total time to make. They are heated in the microwave to make it extra-speedy for those in a hurry to start their day. Ingredients: Whole wheat English muffins, American sliced cheese and Canadian bacon. This is also […]
  • Healthy Enchilada Pizzas
    Healthy Enchilada Pizzas is a fabulous Tex-Mex-style recipe for large crowds and gatherings. It is well-seasoned and included is a made-from-scratch enchilada sauce. Pizza ingredients include: Corn tortillas, onions, garlic, chili powder, cumin, pinto beans, avocado, onions and cheese with the easy sauce recipe. This is also a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low […]

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postheadericon Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet

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

Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet is delicious, recipe for a hearty, cheesy, quick and spicy pasta meal. It takes only (30) minutes from start to finish. Ingredients include: Boneless chicken, picante sauce, whole kernel corn, bell peppers, penne pasta and shredded cheese. This is also a low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (12 PointsPlus), (12 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4) servings with a (2 cup) serving size. Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Total Recipe Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts,
cut in bite-size pieces

1-1/4 cups thick, chunky picante sauce
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1 large green bell pepper, cut in strips
1 cup shredded 2% Four Cheese Blend
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postheadericon Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches

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

Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches is a quick (10) minute recipe for breakfast, brunch or lunch. It takes only (10) minutes total time to make. They are heated in the microwave to make it extra-speedy for those in a hurry to start their day. Ingredients: Whole wheat English muffins, American sliced cheese and Canadian bacon. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4) sandwiches. Breakfast-Muffin Sandwiches will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 whole wheat English muffins, split, toasted
4 slices Canadian bacon
4 slices 2% American cheese singles

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postheadericon Healthy Enchilada Pizzas

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

Healthy Enchilada Pizzas is a fabulous Tex-Mex-style recipe for large crowds and gatherings. It is well-seasoned and included is a made-from-scratch enchilada sauce. Pizza ingredients include: Corn tortillas, onions, garlic, chili powder, cumin, pinto beans, avocado, onions and cheese with the easy sauce recipe. This is also a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Healthy Enchilada Pizzas will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onions
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 pinch salt
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 (15.5 oz) can pinto beans, undrained
3-4 Tbsp water
Enchilada Sauce ( See Recipe Below)*
8 (6″) uncooked corn tortillas
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, chopped coarsely
1 cup crumbled Queso Fresco (4 oz)
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, snipped
1/2 cup red onion, cut in slivers

Enchilada Sauce Ingredients:

1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 Tbsp bottled minced garlic
Salt
1 (14-5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 (28 oz) can red enchilada sauce
3/4 cup beef or vegetable broth
1/2 oz insweetened chocolate, chopped
1 Tbsp honey
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postheadericon Cream-Of-Potato Soup

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

Cream-Of-Potato Soup is a delicious, easy and quick (40) minute one pan recipe. Ingredients include: Potatoes, celery and onions, cooked in milk and chicken broth to make a creamy and hearty soup. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (5) servings. Cream-Of-Potato Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp butter
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1-3/4 cups chicken broth
3 cups peeled, cubed, potatoes
1-1/2 cups milk
1 Tbsp chopped parsley

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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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