Monthly Archives: January 2018

Chicken-Broccoli Salad

Chicken-Broccoli Salad is a recipe for a delicious meal. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare and a total recipe time of  about (1-1/4) hours. Ingredients Include: Chicken breasts, red grapes, broccoli florets and sunflower seeds. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) Servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Chicken-Broccoli salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
chicken-broccoli-salad
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts,
cut in thin strips

4 cups broccoli florets
1-1/2 halved seedless red grapes
2/3 cup coleslaw salad dressing
1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Crockpot Barbecue-Beef

Crockpot Barbecue-Beef is a Carolina-style recipe for a delicious and tangy BBQ beef which takes (20) minutes to prepare and (8) hours to cook. Summary: Beef sirloin steak or roast is covered with a vinegar and tomato sauce barbecue sauce. It is well-seasoned with Black pepper, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Crockpot Barbecue-Beef will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
crockpot-barbecue-beef
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 8 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) beef sirloin, (viisible fat removed)
1 (15 oz) can no-salt tomato sauce
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 Tbsp granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 small white onion, finely diced
Serve on hamburger buns if desired, (optional)

Avocado-Bean Appetizer

Avocado-Bean Appetizer [Note: You will need a (10″) Pie Pan or Pizza Pan for this recipe]. This is a quick (1) Hour no-cooking recipe which would work well for large holiday or event gatherings. It takes (20) minutes to prepare and (1) hour to chill for a fantastic, layered-dip and served with tortilla chips. Ingredients Include: Avocados, refried beans, sour cream, Cheddar and Colby-Jack cheese, olives and tomatoes. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 16 Servings. Serving Size: (3/4) cup per serving. Avocado-Bean Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.avocado-bean-appetizer
Cooking Time: No-Cooking.
Refrigeration Time: 1 Hour.
Equipment Needed: 10″ Pie Pan or Pizza Pan

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10.5 oz) can refried beans
2 medium-size avocadoes, mashed
2/3 cup sour cream
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded Colby-Jack cheese
1 (4-1/2 oz) can chopped ripe olives
2 large tomatoes, diced
4 green onions, chopped
2 bags tortilla chips

Clam-Vegetable Chowder

Clam-Vegetable Chowder is a quick (55) minute recipe. It’s a delicious, creamy and hearty New England style chowder. Ingredients Include: Canned  clams, potatoes, celery, garlic, onions, half-and-half, bacon, clam juice and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (5) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Clam-Vegetable Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
clam-vegetable-chowder
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 center-cut bacon strips
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
3 small red potatoes, peeled, cubed
1 cup water
1 (8 oz) bottle clam juice
3 tsp low sodium instant chicken bouillon
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups fat-free half-and-half, divided
2 (6-1/2 oz) cans chopped clams, undrained

Healthy Vegetable Soup

Healthy Vegetable Soup is a delicious recipe for a hearty, meatless vegetable soup. Note: You will need a 5 or 6 quart stockpot for this recipe. Total recipe time is 1-3/4 hours. This recipe is full of vegetables, well-seasoned and uses “V-8 Juice” to bring out more of a  flavor. Ingredients Include: Carrots, onions, celery, bell peppers, cabbage, peas, corn and tomatoes. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (4 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Healthy Vegetable Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.
Equipment Needed: (5 or 6 quart Stockpot)

INGREDIENTS:healthy-vegetable-soup

1 Tbsp olive oil
8 medium-size carrots, sliced
2 large onions, chopped
4 celery ribs, chopped
1 large green bell pepper,
seeded, pith removed, chopped

1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups chopped cabbage
2 cups frozen cut green beans
2 cups frozen green peas
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1 bay leaf
2 tsp instant chicken bouillon
1-1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes
1 tsp salt
1 tsp dried marjoram
1 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
4 cups water
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups Vegetable juice (V-8 or store brand)