Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tomato-Spinach Soup

Tomato-Spinach Soup is an easy and delicious slow cooker recipe. It takes only (15) minutes of prep-time and (5) Hours to cook. Ingredients include: Spinach, tomatoes, celery, onion, carrots, vegetable broth and is well seasoned. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Tomato-Spinach Soup will be loved by altomato-spinach-soupl of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 5 Hours-15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10 oz) bag baby spinach leaves, washed
2 medium-size carrots, chopped
2 medium-size celery ribs, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1⁄2 tsp crushed red pepper

Quick 7-Layer Dip

Quick 7-Layer Dip is a delicious, easy and quick (15) minute appetizer or snack recipe for a large gathering, TV-game crowds, events or holidays. Made with refried beans, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, prepared guacamole, tomatoes, green onions and black olives and a no-cooking recipe. It’s also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Quick 7-Layer Dip will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.quick-7-layer-dip

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes.
Total Time: 15-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (16 oz) can fat-free refried beans
1 (16 oz) carton low-fat  sour cream
1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
1 (8 oz) bag shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
1 cup prepared guacamole
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup sliced black olives
Tortilla chips

Tortilla Espanola

Tortilla Espanola is a delicious, meatless recipe commonly found on many menus in Spain; (Do not confuse this with the Mexican corn or flour tortilla we are used to in the U.S.). This is more of an omelet and cooked on the stovetop. Ingredients include: Eggs, potatoes, onions, spinach and cheese. It is well-seasoned and takes under (1) hour to make. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) and vegetarian recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Tortilla Espanola will be loved by all of your family, friendstortilla-espanola and guests.

Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 35-40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 cup cooked diced red potatoes
1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
6 large eggs
4 large egg whites
1/2 cup shredded Manchego or Monterey Jack cheese
3 cups baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Chicken-Blackeye Pea Soup

Chicken-Blackeye Pea Soup is a delicious, hearty and healthy recipe that uses grilled chicken. It is made with Fall vegetables. Ingredients include: Chicken breasts, blackeye peas, parsnips, fennel, carrots, onions, parsley and chicken broth. This is also a low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-3/4 cup) serving size and takes just over (1 Hour) from start to finsh. Chicken-Blackeye Pea Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chicken-blackeye-pea-soup

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 55 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-10 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 lb skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 tbsp olive oil
2 large onions, diced (about 2 cups)
3 large carrots, diced (about 2 cups)
2 medium-size parsnips, diced (about 2 cups)
1 fennel bulb or anise, trimmed, diced (about 1 cup)
4 cups certified organic chicken broth
1 (15 oz) can blackeyed peas, drained, rinsed
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Chicken-Vegetable Chowder

Chicken-Vegetable Chowder is an easy and delicious recipe for a creamy, chicken chowder which takes only (1) hour from start to finish. It works great for left-over chicken. Main ingredients: Chicken, potatoes, corn, zucchini, onions, fresh parsley and canned cream of celery soup. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Chicken-Vegetable Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chicken-vegetable-chowder

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 45 minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp canola oil
1 large onion, minced (about 1 cup)
1 garlic clove, minced
1 (10.5 oz) can condensed cream of celery soup
1 cup skim milk
1 cup water
2 medium-size red potatoes, diced (about 2 cups)
1 large zucchini, diced (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
2 cups diced cooked chicken
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley