Monthly Archives: October 2015

Apple Streusel Bars

Apple Streusel Bars is a delicious and quick (20) minutes to prepare and (20) minutes to bake recipe for cookie bars made with fresh chopped apples and a brown sugar and cinnamon topping. This makes for a great anytime of the year dessert or treat. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes 15 servings. Apple Streusel Bars will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests. apple-streusel-bars

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 2 Hours-40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp canola oil
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups chopped cooking apples, (about 3 medium size)
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 tbsp packed brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp butter

Baked Pork Chops

Baked Pork Chops is an easy, quick and delicious oven-baked recipe for a main dish. Ingredients include: Red cabbage, apples and boneless chops with a seasoned coating mix. A quick 45 minute recipe for an anytime of the week dinner. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus, (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Baked Pork Chops will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.baked-pork-chops

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

6 cups shredded red cabbage (about 1/2 lb)
1/2 cup light raspberry-vinaigrette salad dressing
6 boneless pork chops (1-1/2 lb total), 3/4″ thick
1 envelope seasoned coating mix for pork
(such as shake-n-bake), or other brand

2 red cooking apples
(use Jonathan, Cortland or Gala), cut in wedges

Healthy Tomato Soup

Healthy Tomato Soup is a delicious and hearty soup recipe made with oven-roasted vegetables, drizzled with olive oil and then simmered on the stove. Main Ingredients: Tomatoes, celery, onions, chicken broth, garlic, parsley and barley. A great option for your fall and winter meal rotation. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare and a total time of (1 Hour 20 minutes) for this delicious soup. Makes (8) servings with a (1-1/4 cup) serving size. Healthy Tomato Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.healthy-tomato-soup
Cooking Time: 1 Hour 5 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes, drained, liquid reserved)

2 cups diced onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp olive oil
4 cups chicken broth
1 cup diced celery
1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup

Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup is an easy, quick (50) minute recipe for a delicious and healthy, oven-roasted soup. It is a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. It takes only (50) minutes from start to finish. Ingredients include: Cauliflower florets, portobello mushrooms, bell peppers, chopped onions, vegetable broth and olive oil and is well seasoned. Makes (8) servings. Cauliflower-Mushroom soup wicauliflower-mushroom-soupll be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.
Total Time: 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

6 cups cauliflower florets cut in 2″ pieces
2 portobello mushrooms, cut in 1″ pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut in 1″ pieces
(2 tbsp + 2 tsp) olive oil, divided
1 tbsp thyme leaves
1 tsp ground cumin
2 cups chopped onions
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1/4 tsp ground black pepper (adjust to taste)

Asian Chicken-Mushrooms

Asian Chicken-Mushrooms is a delicous recipe for an Oriental style meal option. It is a pan-roasted recipe and takes less than 1 hour from start to finish. This recipe features chicken breasts, garlic and shiitake mushrooms cooked in chicken broth, soy sauce and toasted sesame salad dressing. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Optionally add in hot cooked jasmine rice to make it into a full meal. Makes 4 servings. Asian Chicken-Mushrooms will be loved by all of your family, friends and guasian-chicken-mushroomsests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1 lb total),
pounded to 1/2″ thickness

3 tbsp all-purpose flour, divided
6 tbsp Asian toasted sesame salad dressing, divided
(1 lb) shiitake mushrooms, quartered
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup fat-free-low-sodium chicken broth
2 tbsp lite soy sauce
2 cups hot cooked Jasmine rice, (optional)