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Posts Tagged ‘lunch’

postheadericon Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

5.00 avg. rating (95% score) - 10 votes

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich is an easy and delicious adult version of an Italian-style grilled cheese sandwich for lunch or a light dinner. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes (1) sandwich and takes only (4) minutes to prepare and (6) minutes cooking time. Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich will be loved by all of your family and friends.italian-grilled-cheese-sandwich

Prep Time: About 4 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 6 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non Stick cooking spray
2  slices  multi-grain bread
2 (2%) cheese singles
1 large tomato slice
1 tbsp sliced fresh basil
1 tsp light balsamic Vinaigrette salad dressing

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postheadericon Chicken Curry-To Go

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

Chicken Curry-To Go is a delicious, spicy and healthy, perfectly balanced meal recipe for a lunch to go. Perfect for work or school. It is made a day ahead. It’s a low calorie, low fat, low sodium, WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes (2) servings with a (1-1/4 cup) serving size. Chicken Curry-To Go will be loved by you and your family.chicken-curry-casserole-to-go

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 tsp curry powder
2/3 cup water
1/3 cup quick-cooking couscous
1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast (about 5 oz)
1/3 cup loose-pack frozen peas
1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 tbsp bottled mango chutney

DIRECTIONS:

1. Lightly coat two 1-1/2 to 2 cup microwave-safe bowls or mugs with nonstick cooking spray.* Set aside. Lightly coat an unheated medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until onion is crisp-tender. Stir in curry powder; cook for 1 minute more. Add the water and couscous to skillet; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in chicken, peas, mayonnaise dressing, bell pepper and chutney. Divide between the two coated casseroles or mugs. Wrap tightly with foil; place in a freezer bag, seal, and freeze for up to 2 months. (see note at end for optional storage and packing).

3. For each serving, pack a bowl or mug in an insulated lunch box. Serve within 5 hours.

4. To serve, remove foil; cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on 70% power (medium-high) about 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.

*(STORAGE AND PACKING OPTION

(If you don’t want to tie up your bowls or mugs by putting them in the freezer for long periods of time, line them with foil and coat the foil with nonstick cooking spray. Add the chicken mixture, cover with additional foil, and freeze. Once the chicken mixture is frozen, use the foil to remove it from the bowl or mug and wrap it in the foil. Return the foil-wrapped portions to the freezer. To pack for lunch, remove the the foil from each frozen portion and return the portion to a bowl or cup. Overwrap with foil. Pack as directed.)

Yield: 2 Servings
Serving Size: 1-1/4 cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 2-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1/ Vegetable + 3 Meat (L) + 2 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 303, Total Fat 3g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 59mg, Sodium 365mg, Carbohydrates 39g, Fiber 3g, Protein 27g

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Curried Chicken Salad Wraps

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

Curried Chicken Salad Wraps is an easy and healthy recipe that is a chicken salad served as a sandwich in a tortilla. It is a low calorie, low fat,  low carbohydrate recipe. It’ s a Weight Watchers (5) PointsPlus+ recipe and also a (1) Carb Choice Diabetic recipe. Curried Chicken Salad Wraps will be enjoyed by everyone. curried-chicken-salad-wrapsMakes 4 Servings.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup fat-free or low-fat mayonnaise
1/2 tsp curry powder
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
2 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts
1/4 cup sliced green onions
4 romaine leaves or 8 fresh spinach leaves
4 (7″) whole wheat flour tortillas
1 medium size tomato, chopped

Directions:

1.  In a medium size bowl, combine mayonnaise, curry powder and black pepper. Stir in chicken and green onions. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours.

2. To assemble, place 1 romaine leaf or two spinach leaves on each tortilla. Top with chicken mixture and tomatoes. Roll up; cut in half to serve.

Yield: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Wrap per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 5

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 1 Starch + 3 Meat (VL) + 1 Fat

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 246, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 60mg, Carbohydrates 18g, Sodium 537mg, Fiber 9g, Protein 28g

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Disclaimer: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Chicken Salad Sandwiches

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

Chicken Salad Sandwiches is both a simple and delcious recipe. For lunch or dinner or anytime. Makes 4 servings. Everyone will enjoy these Chicken Salad Sandwiches.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

2 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tsp dried parsley flakes
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 of a rotisserie chicken, cut into bite size
chunks (about 2 cups)

1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup chopped red onion
8 bread slices

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, mix together the yogurt, mayonnaise, parsley, seasoned salt and pepper. Add in chicken, celery and onion; toss to coat well. Cover.

2. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.

Optional:
Add 1/2 cup fresh or dried fruit such as chopped dried apricots, chopped apple or halved grapes to the chicken salad. Or add 1/4 cup chopped nuts such as pistachios, pecans or walnuts if desired.

Yield: 4 sandwiches, 1 sandwich per serving (1/4 of recipe) serving size.