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Posts Tagged ‘WeightWatchers PointsPlus+’

postheadericon WW Shrimp-Broccoli Skillet

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

WW Shrimp-Broccoli Skillet is an easy and delicious recipe for a full meal, anytime of year. Ingredients include: Bell peppers, pearl couscous, shrimp, broccoli and onions. Only 15 minutes to assemble and 15 minutes to cook. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 6 servings. WW Shrimp-Broccoli Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends andww-shrimp-broccoli-skillet guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 cup Israeli couscous, uncooked-(Also known as pearl couscous)
1 can (14.5 oz) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 lb frozen, cooked & cleaned medium-size shrimp, thawed
1 cup small broccoli florets
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers
1/4 cup chopped red onions
(2 tbsp) reduced-fat mayonnaise with olive oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat salad dressing in a large skillet over medium heat. Add couscous; cook 3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cover. Simmer over medium-low heat 10 minutes or until most of the broth is absorbed and the couscous is tender.

3. Add in the shrimp and vegetables; mix well. Cook, covered for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in the mayonnaise.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1 Cup per serving.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 7
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 2 Meat(L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 260, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 140mg, Sodium: 1000mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/shrimp-broccoli-couscous-skillet-169180.aspx

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 Open-Face Shrimp Sandwiches

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

Open-Face Shrimp Sandwiches is is an easy, delicious and healthy recipe similar to and includes all the ingredients of the traditional Louisiana favorite “Po’ Boys” sandwich. It is also a healthy recipe that is low in calories, low in fat, low in carbohydrates and low in sugars. It is both a diabetic and WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ friendly at (7) PointsPlus+ per sandwich. Makes 4 Sandwiches. Open-Face Shrimp Sandwiches will be loved by your family and friends alike.open-face-shrimp-sandwiches

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/4 lbs fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
1/3 cup light cream cheese (in a tub), softened
1 tbsp skim milk
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 cup jarred, roasted red peppers, drained & chopped
2 green onions, sliced thin
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
2 tsp canola oil
4 (1/2 inch thick) slices French bread, toasted
3 cups torn or shredded romaine lettuce
Snipped fresh parsley (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and milk, stirring until smooth. Stir in celery, roasted red peppers and green onions. Set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, combine shrimp and Cajun seasoning; toss to coat. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until opaque, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

3. Divide bread slices among four serving plates. Top with cream cheese mixture, lettuce and shrimp. If desired, sprinkle with snipped parsley.

Yield: 4 Sandwiches
Serving Size: 1

WW PointsPlus+ = 7

Carb Choices: 1-1/2

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 280, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 182mg. Carbohydrates 22g, Sodium 486mg, Sugars 3g, Fiber 2g, Protein 29g

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.