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Posts Tagged ‘WeightWatchers’

postheadericon Halibut Skillet Meal

4.40 avg. rating (88% score) - 5 votes

Halibut Skillet Meal is a quick and easy 25 minute recipe for a delicious fish dinner for anytime of the year. Main ingredients include: Fresh halibut filets coated in minced garlic and olive oil combined with great northern beans and frozen spinach for a full meal. It is also a generally nutritious, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (9) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (4) servingshalibut-skillet-meal. Halibut Skillet Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
(1-1/2 lbs) fresh halibut fillets (4 fillets), about 10 oz each
1-3/4 cups chicken broth
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 cups frozen cut leaf spinach
1 (15 oz) can great northern beans, rinsed, drained
Crushed red pepper to taste.
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postheadericon Spicy Chicken Chili

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

Spicy Chicken Chili is an easy and delicious recipe that is FIERY HOT, with Chipotle and jalapeno peppers, loaded with spices, beans and corn Not a diet recipe but calculates to a WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus per serving. Makes 8 Servings. Spicy Chicken Chili will be loved by all those who like it spicy hot.spicy-chicken-chili

Prep Time: 15 Minutes:
Cooking Time: 45 to 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp butter
(20 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp lemon pepper
1 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp garlic salt
2 (14 oz) cans chicken broth
2 (15 oz) cans pinto beans with jalapeños
2 (11 oz) cans white shoepeg or Niblets corn
1 to 2 tsp chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
2 bay leaves
2 tbls lime juice
2 tbls sugar
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Finely chopped red bell pepper, optional

DIRECTIONS:

1. Melt butter in a large saucepan until sizzling; add chicken, onion, cumin, lemon pepper, oregano and garlic salt.  Cook over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink; add chicken broth, pinto beans, shoepeg corn, chipotle chiles and bay leaves. Continue cooking 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes.

2. Remove bay leaves just before serving; stir in lime juice, sugar and cilantro. Top each serving with chopped red bell peppers if desired.

YIELD: About 8 Servings.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ =(7) per 1/8 recipe serving.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 320, Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 1070mg, Carbohydrates: 41g, Fiber: 7g, Protein: 25g

Original recipe and image from Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/480/fiery-hot-chicken-chili

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 Fruit and Nuts Salad

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Fruit and Nuts Salad is a delicious, easy and quick 10 minute recipe for a light meal that is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic, heart-healthy and WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Ingredients: Mandarin oranges, red raspberries, almonds and Mozzarella cheese topped with raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing. Makes (4) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. Fruit and Nuts Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.fruit-nuts-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

1 (5 oz. pkg.) torn salad greens
1 can (11 oz.) Mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup fresh red raspberries or, (1 cup frozen whole red raspberries, thawed)
1 cup shredded 2% Mozzarella cheese
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted*
1/4 cup light raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine all ingredients except dressing in a large bowl.

2. Add in the dressing and toss to coat.

[How to Toast Nuts]
To toast nuts in the oven, spread nuts in a single layer in a shallow pan. Bake at 350° F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

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

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 5
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Fruit + 1/2 Starch + 1 Meat (L) + 2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 200, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 330mg, Sugars: 9g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 11g, Vitamin A: 25 %DV, Vitamin C: 45 %DV, Calcium: 45 %DV, Iron: 6 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/fruit-almond-salad-109212.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 Chicken-Mango Dinner Salad

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Chicken-Mango Dinner Salad is a delicious, easy and quick recipe for a full meal. Also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Ingredients: chicken strips, spinach leaves, mangos, avocados and onions with a raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing. Makes 5 (2 cup) servings. Chicken-Mango Dinner Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chicken-mango-dinner-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cook Time: No Cooking.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10 oz) pkg baby spinach leaves
1 mango, peeled, sliced
1 avocado, sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
2/3 cup light raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing
2 cups cooked chicken strips

DIRECTIONS:

1. Toss together spinach, mangos, avocados and onions in a large bowl.

2. Add salad dressing; mix lightly. Top with the chicken.

YIELD: 5 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: About 2 Cups per serving.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 7
Carb Choices: 1

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 200, Total Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 380mg, Sugars: 13g, Carbohydrates: 20g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 19g, Vitamin A: 80 %DV, Vitamin C: 60 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 15 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/chicken-mango-spinach-salad-63763.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.

postheadericon Vegetable-Pasta Bake

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Vegetable-Pasta Bake is an easy, quick and healthy meatless recipe for a great any time meal. It is a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, WeightWatchers PointsPlus and diabetic friendly recipe which is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron. Ingredients include: Zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms, shredded cheese, pasta and spaghetti sauce. Only 15 minutes to assemble. Makes 6 generous sized servings for a delicious any night meal. Vegetable-Pasta Bake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guvegetable-pasta-bakeests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 to 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (7 oz pkg.) shredded 2 % Italian 3-cheese blend, divided
3 cups ziti pasta, cooked
2 large red bell peppers, cut into thin strips
2 zucchini, halved lengthwise, then thinly sliced crosswise
1/2 lb mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 jar (24 oz) chunky spaghetti sauce
1 tsp dried oregano leaves

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.

2. Reserve 3/4 cup of the shredded cheese; combine remaining cheese with all remaining ingredients.

3. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; sprinkle with the reserved cheese.

4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through. Divide into 6 equally sized servings.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus = 10
Carb Choices: 3-1/2

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

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 370, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 740mg, Sugars: 10g, Carbohydrates: 54g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 50 %DV, Vitamin C: 80 %DV, Calcium: 50 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

Original recipe and image fom Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/tuscan-vegetable-baked-ziti-53047.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.