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  • Fried Brown Rice
    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 Vegetable Escabeche

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

Vegetable Escabeche is a sweet and sour pickling recipe traditional to Spain. It is a very detailed and time consuming recipe which includes a refrigeration time of at least 24 hours. Traditionally served at large gatherings, holidays and events as an appetizer with a beer or cocktail. Ingredients include: Bell peppers, vinegar, brown sugar, red onion, cauliflower, and mushrooms and well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Vegetable Escabeche will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 48 Minutes.

Cooking Time: About 30 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: (24 Hours or up to 1 Week)

INGREDIENTS:

2 large red bell peppers
3/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
2-1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 large red onion, halved, sliced thin (about 2 cups)
1 small head cauliflower,
cut into tiny florets (about 4 cups)

(1 lb) mushrooms
6 large garlic cloves
2 sprigs, fresh thyme
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postheadericon Israeli Chopped Salad

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

Israeli Chopped Salad is a quick (16) minute total time recipe for a delicious salad. Ingredients include: Cucumbers, tomatoes, bell pepper, parsley and is well-seasoned. Just mix everything together and refrigerate until ready to serve. NOTE: The longer this sits, the better it gets! This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Israeli Chopped Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 16 Minutes.

Total Time: 16 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups diced cucumber
2 cups diced tomato
1 cup diced orange bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1-1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
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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 Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup

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

Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup is a delicious and hearty, Italian-Style recipe. It takes only 15 to 20 minutes to prepare and is well seasoned. Ingredients include: Canned mushroom soup, chicken broth, tomatoes, carrots, onions, barley, parmesan cheese, garlic and Italian seasoning. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/2) cups per serving. Slow Cooker Tomato-Barley Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-7 Hours.
(Equipment Required: 6 Quart Slow Cooker)

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed golden mushroom soup

1 (10-1/2 oz) can condensed chicken broth

1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2-2/3 cups water

2 cups diced onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 cups peeled, chopped carrots
1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley

1 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed

2 Tbsp chopped parsley
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
6 Tbsp croutons, any variety

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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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