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postheadericon Crockpot Italian Beef Stew

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

Crockpot Italian Beef Stew is a hearty, delicious and healthy recipe especially for the Fall and Winter. It is low in fat, low in cholesterol, low in carbohydrates and low in sugars. A diabetic friendly and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 6-8 generous servings at 1-2/3 cups serving size. Family and guests will love this Crockpot Italian Beef Stew.crockpot-italian-beef-stew

INGREDIENTS:

1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 lb)
8 oz tiny new potatoes, halved or quartered
2 medium size carrots or parsnips, peeled and cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces
1 cup chopped onions
1 medium size fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1 (14-1/2 oz) can low sodium beef broth
1 cup dry red wine or low sodium beef broth
1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
2 tbsp quick cooking tapioca
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 to 2 cups  fresh basil leaves, spinach leaves, or torn escarole

DIRECTIONS:

1. Trim fat from roast. Cut roast into 2 inch pieces; set aside. In a 4 to 5 quart slow cooker combine potatoes, carrots, onion and fennel. Add meat to cooker; sprinkle with rosemary.

2. In a medium size bowl whisk together broth, wine, tomato paste, tapioca, pepper and garlic. Pour over all in cooker.

3. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or HIGH 4 to 5 hours. Stir in the basil leaves just before serving.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings.
Serving Size: about 1-2/3 cups per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L) + 1 Fat + 1 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 325, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 89mg, Sodium 485mg, Sugars 6g, Carbohydrates 25g, Fiber 4g, Ptotein 36g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

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 Grilled Beef-Pepper Kabobs

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

Grilled Beef-Pepper Kabobs is an easy and delicious recipe made from beef steak and red bell peppers.  It is both a Diabetic and also a WeightWatchers 8 PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 8 servings. Grilled Beef-Pepper Kabobs will become one of yours and your family and friends’ favorites.

INGREDIENTS:grilled-beef-pepper-kabobs

1/4  cup  balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp water
1 envelope (1.25 oz) A.1. Original Marinade Mix
1 beef sirloin steak (2 lb), 3/4 inch thick, cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks
4 red bell peppers, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
4 cups hot cooked long-grain white rice
1 green onion, chopped
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix together the first 4 ingredients until blended; pour over meat in shallow dish. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.

2. Preheat grill to medium heat. Thread meat and peppers alternately onto 8 skewers. Grill 5 to 7 minutes or until meat is done and peppers are crisp-tender, turning occasionally.

3. Combine remaining ingredients. Serve with kabobs.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: (1 Kabob + 1/2 cup rice) per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 8

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
Calories: 300, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 350mg, Sugars 2g, Carbohydrates 30g, Fiber 2g, Protein. 23g, Vitamin A 40 %DV, Vitamin C 60 %DV, Calcium 4 %DV, Iron 20 %DV

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

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 Skillet Chicken Meal

3.83 avg. rating (82% score) - 6 votes

Skillet Chicken Meal is a quick (25 Minute) and easy recipe for a full meal with tomatoes and spinach. Delicious, quick and also a healthy recipe. It is a (1/2 Carb Choice) Diabetic recipe and also a WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Skillet Chicken Meal will be enjoyed by you and all your family and guests.

INGREDIENTS:skillet-chicken-meal

(1 to 1-1/4 lbs) chicken breast tenderloins
Nonstick cooking spray
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
1 (9 to 10 oz) bag fresh prewashed spinach
2 tbsp finely shredded Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut any large chicken tenderloins in half lengthwise. Coat an unheated 12 inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Cook and stir chicken in hot skillet about 5 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3. Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Remove from heat. Add spinach; toss until wilted. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with the cheese.

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: About 2 cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 170, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Carbohydrates 7g, Cholesterol 68mg, Sodium 265mg, Fiber 3g, Protein 30g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

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 Quick Chicken Linguine

4.50 avg. rating (89% score) - 4 votes

Quick Chicken Linguine is an easy, healthy and quick recipe which takes only 25 minutes from start to finish. It is a low fat, low calorie, diabetic and also a WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. This recipe includes chicken, broccoli and pasta covered with a light sauce. Quick Chicken Linguine will be enjoyed by everyone. Makes 4 Servings.chicken-linguine2

INGREDIENTS:

6 (oz) dried linguine or fettuccine
2 cups broccoli florets
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning or ground black pepper
3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (12 oz total), cut into bite-size strips
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp dried tarragon or dill, crushed

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook pasta according to directions, adding broccoli the last 4 minutes. Drain; keep warm.

2.  Combine broth, cornstarch and lemon pepper or black pepper; set aside.

3. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in hot oil 4 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring often.

4. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir until thickened. Stir in tarragon; cook for 2 minutes. Serve over pasta.

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

WW Points+ = 7

Carb Choices: 2-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 2 Starch + 3 Meat (VL) + 1 Fat

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 293, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 49mg, Carbohydrates 36mg, Sodium 153mg, Fiber 2g, Protein 27g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

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 Red Beans-Chicken and Rice

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

Red Beans-Chicken and Rice is delicious, easy to make and also healthy.  It’s a Diabetic and also a WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes (4) Servings. Red Beans-Chicken and Rice will become one of your favorite recipes once you’ve tried it.red-beans-chicken-rice

Ingredients:

(10 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
3/4 cup coarsely chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15 oz) can no-salt-added red beans, rinsed, drained
1 container ready-to-serve cooked brown rice, such as “Minute” (brand name)
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Lime wedges
Additional Cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions:

1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook and stir for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.

2. Stir beans, rice, broth, cumin and the 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper into chicken mixture in skillet. Heat through. Serve with lime wedges. If desired sprinkle with additional cayenne pepper.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving

WW Points+ = 6
Carb Choices: 2

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

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 272, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Carbohydrates 30g, Cholesterol 41mg, Sodium 311mg, Sugars 2g, Fiber 10g, Protein 25g, Vitamin A 194(IU), Vitamin C 30mg, Calcium 61mg, Iron 2mg

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

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.