Sunday, April 18, 2010

Taco Chicken


1 pkg Taco seasoning
4 (4 oz) chicken breasts
1 cup salsa
1/4 cup non-fat sour cream

Put chicken & taco seasoning in plastic bag; shake and coat well. Place in
sprayed (nonstick cooking spray) casserole dish.

Bake 30 minutes in a 375 degree oven.

Top with salsa about 5 minutes before done, then top with sour cream. Serves 4; 4 pts each

Dads Macaroni Salad with a twist

1 bag of elbow macaroni
celery chopped bit size
green pepper chopped bit size
red pepper chopped bite size
green onions
carrots chopped bite size
Cheddar cheese cubed
2 cans flaked tuna in water drained
mayo

twist--a few spirts of white vinegar, about a tsp.

cook the macaroni, rinse and wait till cool. I usually put in the fridge. After its cold add in all your chopped veggies, tuna and cheese.
Add the mayo until coated. Mayo will fry out a bit in fridge over night if you add to much. Then add the vinegar.
Must be kept in fridge. Get for potlucks!!

Salsa Chicken

1 lb boneless chicken
1tsp minced garlic
cumin
cinnamon
250ml jar of salsa

1 lb Boneless Chicken cut into cubes
cook over medium heat. add 1 tsp of minced garlic, a pinch of cumin. Cook till tender (about half cooked) add 1 bottle of salsa and continue cooking for 15-20 min. add 1 tsp of honey and a pinch of cinnamon. Cook for 5 more min on low heat.

Salsa Rice

1 tbsp butter
1 small onion finely chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
3/4 cup of basmati rice or long grain
1 cup pf vegetable stock
1 cup of salsa
2 tbsp parsley

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and cook onion and garlic for about 3 min or until softened. Add rice and stir to coat. Add stock and salsa, bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook for about 30 min or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Add parsley and let stand covered for 5 min.

Blackened Fish

(any fish will work I used trout)
(need 2 fillets serves two)

4 tsp dried oregano
1 tbsp paprika
2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp celery salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

combine all ingredients in a small dish and dip fish in coat to cover.

Heat up Butter in Frying pan and cook fish turning once about 4 min per side or until very dark brown.

Macaroni and Cheese (WW)

ohhhhh if you haven't tried the Kashi pumpkin pie bars you gotta....they are to die for...taste just like pumpkin pie!!!

Mac and Cheese

375g (12oz) 3 cups uncooked pasta elbow macaroni or other small shape
pinch of salt
2 cups fat free milk
1/4 cup of flour
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp onion powder
1 up low fat shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 tsp hot pepper sauce or to taste

cook pasta in lightly salted boiling water according to package directions; drain and return to pot. While pasta is cooking, in a med pot whisk together milk, flour, slat and onion powder until blended. Bring to a boil over med high heat (it will burn Fast!) Whisking frequently; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thickened about 2 min. remove pan from heat and whisk in cheese and hot sauce. Add sauce to pasta; toss to mix and coat.
1 cup per serving -serves 6

6pts per 1cup for WW

-add diced lean ham 1/2 cup add 2 pts
-add steamed broccoli 0 pts

freezes well for lunchs

Weight Watcher 2 Point Ideas

  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 cup of juice
  • 6 saltine crackers
  • 1 cheese string
  • 6 vinta crackers (square ones)
  • 1 bag of nativa (shoppers) baby choc cookies
  • 1 package of Pringles stix any flavour
  • 4 twizzlers
  • Kashi Granola Bars
  • 1 bag of Thinsations chocolate covered Pretzels