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    Fried Brown Rice is a quick, (20) minute total time stir-fry recipe with only (5) minutes of cooking time. The rice is a packaged, pre-cooked rice, so you won’t have to wait long for this spicy, nutty and delicious dish. It is also well-seasoned. Ingredients include: Brown rice, onion, garlic, bell pepper, almonds, curry paste […]
  • Slow Cooker Mexican Dip
    Slow Cooker Mexican Dip is an easy recipe for a spicy-hot, bean dip appetizer which requires a (1-1/2 Quart) slow cooker. Total recipe time: 3-1/2 hours. This recipe is best suited for holidays, game-day crowds or any large gathering. Ingredients Include: Italian sausage, refried beans, onions, salsa, chiles and tortilla chips. This could be a […]
  • Healthy Grilled Lamb
    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 Slow Cooker Mexican Dip

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

Slow Cooker Mexican Dip is an easy recipe for a spicy-hot, bean dip appetizer which requires a (1-1/2 Quart) slow cooker. Total recipe time: 3-1/2 hours. This recipe is best suited for holidays, game-day crowds or any large gathering. Ingredients Include: Italian sausage, refried beans, onions, salsa, chiles and tortilla chips. This could be a great option for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Cinco de Mayo. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (24) servings. Slow Cooker Mexican Dip will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: (3-1/4) Hours
Total Time: About 3-1/2 Hours.
Equipment needed: (1-1/2) Quart Slow Cooker.

INGREDIENTS:

(4 oz) uncooked turkey Italian sausage links,
casings removed

1/2 of a small onion, finely chopped
1 (15 oz) reduced-fat refried beans
3/4 cup shredded 2% Monterey Jack cheese
3/4 cup salsa
(1/2 of 4 oz) can diced green chiles, undrained
2 Tbsp shredded 2% Monterey Jack cheese, (optional)
1 (9 oz) bag scoop-shaped baked tortilla chips
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postheadericon Healthy Grilled Lamb

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

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 as Easter, Christmas and/or New Year’s Day. Marinade ingredients: lemon juice, garlic, anchovies and fresh mint leaves.  It contains 0 grams of carbohydrates and 0 grams sugars making it a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 pointsPlus. recipe. This will pair well served with green beans as an option. Healthy Grilled Lamb will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Marination Time: 4-24 Hours.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1 (3-pound) boneless leg of lamb, butterflied, trimmed
1 Tbsp kosher salt
2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn, divided
6 Tbsp olive oil, divided
6 garlic cloves, minced
4 anchovies, chopped
1 cup applewood chips
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postheadericon Mexican Corn Salad

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

Mexican Corn Salad is a delicious, oven-broil recipe for a spicy side. It takes about (1) hour total time to prepare and cook. This would be a great option for Cinco-de-Mayo also. Ingredients include: Fresh corn, bell peppers, onion, tomatoes, radishes, jalapenos and pumpkin seeds. It is also well-seasoned with cumin, ancho chile powder and topped with cheese crumbles. This is also a healthy, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Mexican Corn Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25-30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 ears fresh corn, shucked
2 red bell peppers, halved, seeds & pith removed
1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano
1/2 tsp Kosher salt, divided
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup thinly sliced radishes
3-1/2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
5 Tbsp pumpkin seed kernels, toasted, divided
1 Tbsp chopped jalapeño pepper
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp honey
1 tsp ground ancho chile powder
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 garlic cloves, crushed
(2.5 oz) cotija cheese, crumbled (about 2/3 cup)
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postheadericon Healthy Stuffing

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 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 Pumpkin Pie

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

Easy Pumpkin Pie is a delicous recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or anytime of the year. It takes only (10) minutes to prepare and (40) minutes to bake. This delicious pie will taste rich but it really isn’t since this is a healthier version. Ingredients include: Canned pumpkin, egg substitute, fat-free half and half, heavy cream, sugar substitute and is well-spiced. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Easy Pumpkin Pie will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-pumpkin-pie

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 40 Minutes.
Total Time: 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (9″) Pre-Baked pie crust
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin
3/4 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, (adjust as desired)
1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, (adjust as desired)
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup fat-free half & half
1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
3 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
Sugar-free, Fat-Free Whipped Topping, optional

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