Category Archives: PORK RECIPES

Chicken-Potato Soup

Chicken-Potato Soup is a slow cooker recipe for a delicious, hearty, anytime of year meal. You will need a (6 Quart) slow cooker for this recipe. Total Recipe Time: (4 Hours-20 Minutes). Ingredients Include: Chicken thighs, chicken broth, bacon, red potatoes, celery, carrots, leeks, spinach and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving. Chicken-Potato Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

4 center-cut bacon slices, diced
(1-1/2 lbs) bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
(2 tsp) salt-free garlic-and-herb seasoning blend
2 cups thinly sliced leeks
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup sliced celery
4 cups no-sodium chicken stock, divided
(3/4 tsp) kosher salt
(1/2 tsp) freshly ground black pepper
5 thyme sprigs
(12 oz) baby red potatoes
(2 cups), coarsely chopped, baby spinach leaves

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.
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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

Asparagus-Vinaigrette

Asparagus-Vinaigrette is an easy and quick (30) minute recipe for an Italian-style side. This would work well for your Christmas, Thanksgiving and/or Easter holiday menus. Vegetables Include: Asparagus, peas, sugar-snap peas and shallots which are boiled and then sauteed and served with a made from scratch tarragon vinaigrette and crumbled bacon. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Asparagus-Vinaigrette will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: About 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 quarts water
2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
(1-1/2 lbs) fresh asparagus, trimmed, halved crosswise
(1 lb) fresh or frozen sugar-snap peas, thawed
5 center-cut bacon slices
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 cup chopped shallots
2 Tbsp tarragon vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1-1/2 tsp lemon zest

Easy Egg-Toast Cups

Easy Egg-Toast Cups is an easy baking recipe for a kid-friendly egg, bacon and cheese breakfast. It takes only(35) minutes total time. Ingredients Include: Eggs, bacon, whole wheat bread, tomato and Cheddar cheese. It is also well-seasoned. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Easy Egg-Toast Cups will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: About 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 20 Minutes.
Equipment: 1 (6 cup) Muffin Pan.

INGREDIENTS:

6 (3/4 oz) slices whole-wheat bread
1 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
(1/4) cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
(1/4) cup finely chopped tomato
6 large eggs
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 bacon slices, cooked, crumbled
1 Tbsp chopped fresh chives (optional)

Hearty Minestrone Soup

Hearty Minestrone Soup is a great recipe to serve for the fall and winter seasons. It takes only about 1-1/2 hours total time and is well-seasoned. Ingredients include: Bacon, butternut squash, pasta, onions, carrots, parsnips, celery, chicken stock and cannellini beans. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 4 servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Hearty Minestrone Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.hearty-minestrone-soup
Cooking Time: 55 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

5 center-cut bacon slices, chopped
1-1/3 cups chopped, peeled butternut squash
1 cup chopped onion
2/3 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped parsnips
1/2 cup chopped celery
4 tsp unsalted tomato paste
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried thyme
3 garlic cloves, minced
2-2/3 cups unsalted chicken stock
1/4 cup uncooked ditalini pasta
3/4 cup unsalted cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper