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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 […]
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    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 Fried Brown Rice

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

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 and lime juice. Cashews may also be substituted for the almonds if desired. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Fried Brown Rice will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 5 Minutes.
Total Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp peanut oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
1 tsp minced garlic
Red bell pepper, seeded,
pith removed, sliced (1-1/2) cups

1/4 cup sliced almond
1 (8.8 oz) pouch precooked brown rice,
(such as Uncle Ben’s)

1 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lime juice
2 tsp yellow curry paste
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
1/4 tsp salt
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postheadericon Venezuelan Shrimp Meal

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

Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Venezuelan Shrimp Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
venezuelan-shrimp-meal
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Onion, sliced into thin rings
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh gingerroot
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp ground annatto (turmeric may be used instead)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, butterflied*
2 cups hot cooked white rice

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook onion, red bell pepper and gingerroot in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

2. Stir in mustard, annatto or turmeric and cumin until blended.

3. Add in the shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over the rice.

How to Butterfly Shrimp*

{Peel and devein shrimp by cutting about 3/4 of the way into flesh, without cutting all the way through along its outer curve just deep enough to see vein. Peel back shell under running water, loosening vein with fingers. Lay peeled shrimp on flat surface and flatten it open}.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 7; (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 310, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 770mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 50 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

Original recipe and image Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/criollo-shrimp-74685.aspx

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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 Chicken-Vegetable Stir-Fry

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

Chicken-Vegetable Stir-Fry is a delicious low fat, low sugars, WeightWatchers (9) PointsPlus+ recipe. Ingredients include bell peppers, snow peas, tomatoes, mushrooms, green onions, garlic, chicken broth, soy sauce, rice and seasoned with red pepper flakes and ginger. A very tasty dish and no one will be able to tell it is a diet recipe. Makes 4 servings. Chicken-Vegetable Stir-Fry will be loved by your family and guests.chicken-vegetable-stir-fry

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 medium size green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
4 green onions, cut into 1″ lengths
4 oz fresh mushrooms, quartered (4 oz = about 1 cup)
2 medium size garlic cloves, minced (about 1 tsp)
1/2 cup chicken broth
6 oz fresh, or thawed frozen snow peas
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, place chicken in a medium size bowl. Add soy sauce, cornstarch, ginger and red pepper; mix well.

2. Spray a large skillet or wok with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove vegetables from skillet; cover to keep warm.

3. Add chicken mixture to same skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink. Add broth; stir to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Stir in snow peas; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes and cooked vegetables; cook an additional minute or until heated through, stirring frequently. Serve over the rice.

YIELD: 4 servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 9
Carb Choices: 3

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 386. Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 72mg, Sodium 651mg, Sugars 4g, Carbohydrates 51g, Fiber 3g, Protein 33g

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 Stir-Fried Sugar Snap Peas

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

Stir-Fried Sugar Snap Peas is a quick and easy 20 minute recipe from start to finish for a delicious Asian inspired side dish. It is also a healthy WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus, diabetic friendly, heart-healthy and vegetarian recipe. Sugar snap peas, bell peppers, shallots and almonds with a sesame dressing comprise this easy and delicious side dish. Makes 6 servings. Stir-Fried Sugar Snap Peas will be loved by everyone in your family and your guests.stir-fried-sugar-snap-peas

INGREDIENTS:

2 tsp olive oil
3/4 lb fresh sugar snap peas, stems removed
1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2 cup sliced shallots
1/4 cup light Asian toasted sesame salad dressing, (Kraft or other brand)
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add vegetables; stir-fry 6 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender.

2. Add in the salad dressing; cook 1 minute or until heated through.

3. Sprinkle with the almonds.

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

WW PointsPlus+ = 2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 100, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 105mg, Sugars 5g, Carbohydrates 10g, Fiber 3g, Protein 3g, Vitamin A 15 %DV, Vitamin C 45 %DV, Calcium 4 %DV, Iron 8 %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: 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.

postheadericon Biggest Loser Chicken Stir-Fry

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

Biggest Loser Chicken Stir-Fry is a delicious and healthy low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, Biggest Loser, WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus and heart-healthy recipe. A great healthy option for an Oriental meal that will rival the big Chinese restaurants. This is an authentic Biggest Loser recipe. It does NOT include the rice in the picture nor is rice included in nutritional information. Points will need to be adjusted for the rice if you choose to add it. Biggest Loser Chicken Stir-Fry will be loved by you, your family and friends.biggest-loser-chicken-stir-fry

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
Ground black pepper, to taste
1 lb. trimmed boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size cubes
1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
1 cup 1/2″ wide strips onion (about 1″ long)
1 cup 1/2″ wide strips green bell pepper (about 1″ long)
2 tbsp freshly minced garlic
1/4 cup bottled sweet and sour sauce

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large bowl, combine the cornstarch, garlic powder, salt and black pepper; mix well. Add in the chicken and toss until chicken pieces are thoroughly coated.

2. Place a large nonstick skillet or nonstick wok over high heat. When hot, add 1 teaspoon sesame oil, onions, bell peppers, and garlic. Cook, stirring, until the garlic softens and the vegetables are crisp-tender, 2 to 4 minutes. Be careful not to overcook or the garlic may burn. Transfer the vegetables to a large bowl and cover to keep warm.

3. Return the pan to high heat and add another teaspoon sesame oil and half the chicken in a single layer. Cook until the pieces are lightly browned on the bottom. Flip the pieces and continue cooking until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear, 4 to 6 minutes. Add the cooked chicken to the bowl with the vegetables. Return the pan to high heat, add the remaining oil, and cook the remaining chicken.

4. Return the vegetables and chicken to the pan to reheat if necessary. Transfer to a medium size serving bowl, add the sweet and sour sauce, and mix until well combined. Divide equally among 4 serving bowls and serve.

Yield: 4 Servings

WW PointsPlus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 1

NUTRITIONAL VALUE:
Calories: 223, Fat 5g, Cholesterol 66mg, Sodium 282mg, Carbohydrates 16g, Fiber 1g, Protein 27g

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.

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