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Posts Tagged ‘side dish’

postheadericon Italian Vegetable Skillet

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 5 votes

Italian Vegetable Skillet is a quick 25 minute recipe for a delicious side dish made with fresh corn, zucchini, onions, bell peppers and parsley topped with Parmesan cheese. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic, WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus per serving recipe. Makes (6) Servings. Italian Vegetable Skillet will be loved by your family, friends and guests.italian-vegetable-skillet

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp olive oil
1 small  sweet onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2 ears corn, kernels removed
1 large or 2 small zucchini, sliced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in onions and bell peppers; cook and stir 3 minutes Stir in corn and zucchini; cook and stir 5 minutes or until all vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from heat.

2. Stir in parsley, black pepper and 2 Tbsp of the Parmesan cheese.

3. Top with remaining cheese.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: About 2/3 Cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 2
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Starch + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 90, Total Fat 4.5g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 95mg, Sugars 4g, Carbohydrates 10g, Fiber 2g, Protein 4g, Vitamin A 20 %DV, Vitamin C 35 %DV, Calcium 8 %DV, Iron 4 %DV

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 Watcher’s 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.

IMPORTANT: This site 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.

postheadericon Mashed Potatoes Casserole

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

Mashed Potatoes Casserole is an easy recipe for a delicious potato casserole. Ingredients include cream cheese, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, and bacon combined into the mashed potatoes. Makes (12) servings and would go well as an option for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or any holiday or event. Mashed Potatoes Casserole will be loved all your family, friends and guests.mashed-potatoes-casserole

INGREDIENTS:

5-1/2 cups mashed potatoes
1/2 cup milk
1(8 oz) bar cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 tsp dried parsley flakes
1 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
12 slices bacon, cooked crisp & crumbled (about 1/2 cup)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Place all ingredients, except cheese and bacon, in a large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium-high speed until potatoes are smooth and creamy.

3. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon. If you prefer extra crispy bacon, reserve bacon and sprinkle at the end of cooking. Cover.

4. Bake for 30 minutes or until heated through.

YIELD: 12 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 3/4 cup per serving.

COOKING TIP:
[Start with about 4 pounds uncooked potatoes to yield 5 1/2 cups mashed potatoes. For faster preparation, start with instant or refrigerated prepared mashed potatoes].

TO MAKE AHEAD:
[To make ahead, assemble casserole. Do not sprinkle with bacon. Cover and refrigerate casserole. Refrigerate bacon separately. Bake casserole as directed. Sprinkle with bacon during last 5 minutes of cooking.]

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 293, Fat 17g, Cholesterol 43mg, Sodium 414mg, Carbohydrates 26g, Fiber 4g, Protein 9g

WW PointsPlus+ = 8 per serving.

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 Watcher’s 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 Easy Apple Coleslaw

4.86 avg. rating (93% score) - 7 votes

Easy Apple Coleslaw is an easy and quick recipe for a delicious side dish. Works great for your summer and holiday cookouts or anytime. Only 10 minutes to assemble with only 4 ingredients. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, WeightWatchers (1) PointsPlus per serving and a diabetic friendly recipe. Makes 12 servings. Easy Apple Coleslaw will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests alike.easy-apple-coleslaw

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup light Miracle Whip dressing
1 tbsp honey
1 (16 oz) pkg. coleslaw blend (cabbage slaw mix)
2 apples (preferably 1 red and 1 green), chopped

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix dressing and honey in a large bowl until blended.

2. Add in remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

3. Refrigerate for one hour.

Yield: 12 Servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup

WW PointsPlus+ = 1

Carb Choices: 1/2
Diet Exchange: 1/2 Starch

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 45, Total Fat 1.5g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 135mg, Sugars 7g, Carbohydrates 8g, Fiber 1g, Protein 1g, Vitamin A 15 %DV, Vitamin C 30 %DV, Calcium 0 %DV, Iron 0 %DV

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 Watcher’s 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.

IMPORTANT: This site 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.

postheadericon Tropical Fruit Salad

4.57 avg. rating (90% score) - 7 votes

Tropical Fruit Salad is an easy and quick 20 minute recipe for a delicious side salad. Made with mangos, pineapple, kiwi, oranges and grapes with a sour cream dressing. Perfect for summer grilling meals. It is also a heart-healthy, diabetic friendly and WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus per (1 Cup) serving recipe. Makes 10 servings.tropical-fruit-salad Tropical Fruit Salad will be loved by everyone in your family and all your friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

4 Kiwi fruit, peeled, sliced
3 navel oranges, peeled, sliced and cut in half
2 mangos, peeled, cubed
1 pineapple, cut into bite-size chunks
2 cups  seedless red grapes
1/2 cup reduced-fat or light sour cream
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp orange zest

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine all fruit together; place on a serving platter.

2. Mix together all remaining ingredients. Drizzle over fruit just prior to serving.

Yield: 10 Servings.
Serving Size = 1 Cup.

WW PointsPlus = 4

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Fruit + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 140, Total Fat 1.5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 10mg, Sugars 28g, Carbohydrates 33g, Fiber 4g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A 15% DV, Vitamin C 150% DV, calcium 6% DV, Iron 2% DV

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 Watcher’s 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.

IMPORTANT: This site 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.

postheadericon Quick Grilled Vegetables

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Quick Grilled Vegetables is a quick healthy and delicious side dish recipe that is sure to be the center of attraction. Zucchini, onion and bell peppers seasoned perfectly with Montreal chicken seasoning will be a show stopper attraction when you serve this. It is also a heart-healthy and WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus per serving recipe. Easy, quick, delicious, and healthy! How much better could it be? Quick Grilled Vegetables will be loved by family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:quick-grilled-vegetables

2 tbsp olive oil
1 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into chunks
1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
1  small zucchini, sliced
2 tbsp Montreal chicken seasoning

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat grill to medium heat.

2. Toss vegetables with oil in large bowl. Sprinkle with the seasoning; toss to coat well.

3. Place vegetables in grill basket, grill rack or thread onto 6 skewers.

4. Grill over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, turning occasionally.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 65, Fat 5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 87mg, Carbohydrates 4g, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers 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.