Monthly Archives: November 2016

Jumbo Shrimp Salad

Jumbo Shrimp Salad is a delicious, easy and quick (22) minute recipe for a spicy seafood salad. Use it for a light lunch or dinner or as a side. Ingredients include: shrimp, baby arugula leaves, mango and red bell peppers with a spicy hot salad dressing, (dressing recipe included). This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) and vegetarian recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Jumbo Shrimp Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.jumbo-shrimp-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 12 Minutes.
Total Time: 22 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
8 jumbo-size shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 jalapeno pepper, trimmed, seeded, thinly sliced
2 cups baby arugula leaves
1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced mango
1 pinch salt, or to taste
1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste

Easy Cranberry Bread

Easy Cranberry Bread is a delicious recipe for a Thanksgiving and Christmas option. It takes only (10) minutes to prepare and (1) hour in the oven. Ingredients include: Fresh cranberries, chopped walnuts, orange juice, orange zest and an easy icing to top it. This is also a generally healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Easy Cranberry Bread will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-cranberry-bread

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour.
Total Time: 2 Hours-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups flour
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup orange juice
(1/2 stick) margarine or butter, melted
1/4 cup cholesterol-free egg product
2 tsp orange zest
1 cup chopped cranberries* (See Note)
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp water

Note*
Fresh cranberries can be difficult to chop, so pulse them in a food processor rather than chopping them with a knife and cutting board.

Baked Maple-Squash

Baked Maple-Squash is an easy and delicious recipe that would work out well as a Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter side. It has only 4 ingredients: Acorn squash, maple syrup, balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing and nutmeg. Takes only (15) minutes to prepare then bake for (45) minutes. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: 6 Servings. Baked Maple-Squash will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.baked-maple-squash

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

INGREDIENTS:

1 large acorn squash (1-1/2 lb)
1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
3 Tbsp maple-flavored pancake syrup
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

Healthy Strawberry Dessert

Healthy Strawberry Dessert is a delicious, creamy and rich dessert recipe for large dinner crowds. Once you, your family and guests try this it will become one of your favorites for every Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mothers-Day and Easter holiday meal. It takes only (25) minutes to prepare this decadent dessert. Summary: Fresh strawberries, cream cheese, stawberry gelatin and whipped topping are the main ingredients and layered over a crushed pretzel crust, then refrigerated. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (20) servings. Healthy Strawberry Dessert will be loved by all of your family, frienhealthy-strawberry-dessertds and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Refrigeration Time: 4-1/2 Hours..
Total Time: About 5 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 cups finely crushed pretzels
1/2 cup sugar, divided
1 stick margarine, melted
1-1/2 bars (8 oz each) Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 Tbsp skim milk
1 cup sugar-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 cups boiling water
1 (0.6 oz) box sugar-free strawberry gelatin
1-1/2 cups cold water
4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced