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Panera Fuji Apple Chicken Salad Made Skinny

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

I love this main course salad at Panera. My skinny version has so many of the same ingredients as their salad but I’ve used a few skinny substitutes. It’s lower in fat and calories with fat-free feta cheese instead of Gorgonzola and being tossed in a store-bought reduced-fat dressing. In addition to the apple chips, […]

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Skinny, Dreamy, Apricot Chicken

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Made in a jiffy, this lovely chicken dish comes out very moist and delicious. The sweetness of the apricot jam and the tangy balsamic vinegar create a sauce bursting with flavor. Each serving has only 225 calories, 3 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.  Prep Time: 12 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 […]

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Skinny Beef, Vegetable and Barley Soup (Crock Pot or Stove Top)

Monday, April 25th, 2016

If you love a thick, flavorful, hearty soup, this one’s for you!!! And serving a main course soup for dinner is so healthy and satisfying. Any leftovers freeze great. I’ve included directions for cooking this easy, one dish meal either on the stove top or crock pot. Each serving (1½ cups) has only 172 calories […]

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Skinny Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

(NEW RECIPE) No noodles or rice needed in this wonderfully tasty stir-fry! Instead, it’s loaded with good-for-you broccoli slaw, cabbage, plus chicken and other veggies. This colorful dish is stir-fried in a fantastic, Asian peanut sauce! Each serving has 330 calories, 19 grams fat and 8 Weight Watchers SmartPoints. Most of the fat in this […]

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(Crock-Pot) Chunky Chicken Chili

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

I’m such a chili fan and this is the easiest recipe, loaded with flavor, and absolutely delicious! I love serving it in bowls and adding on the side such things as lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, fat-free sour cream so everyone can top their own. It’s a filling, fiber rich dinner! You can also use this […]

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Skinny Cheeseburger Salad

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Here’s an unexpected spin on the classic cheeseburger that’s so tasty and fun! Your kids will love it too. I enjoy my burgers topped with Thousand Island dressing so I’m doing just that with this wonderful salad. The flavors meld together well. I suggest you make this dressing in advance, so the salad will come […]

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Skinny Lasagna`Ole

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

This fantastic Mexican layered casserole is both hearty and healthy!  It’s loaded with lean protein from the chicken, reduced-fat cottage cheese and fat free re-fried beans.  It’s perfect for those sensitive to wheat since I’m using corn tortillas instead of lasagna noodles. Each serving has 209 calories, 6 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints. […]

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Oven Baked Skinny Shredded Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Just so you know, I love using a crock-pot for a variety of recipes but I also enjoy a barbecue sandwich that’s finished and on the table in a little over an hour!  In addition, I know many of you don’t have a crock-pot. This dreamy pulled chicken sandwich is so tender and extremely flavorful. […]

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Low Carb, Gluten Free Zucchini Bruschetta

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Here’s a sensational low carb, low calorie, low fat, low sugar and gluten free take on bruschetta. And, it’s drop dead delicious!!! One of my favorite appetizers. So easy to pull together, these little gems are so versatile. They also make a yummy snack, side vegetable or even a meatless meal.  Guaranteed to be a […]

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Skinnylightful Asian Chicken Broccoli Slaw Salad

Monday, April 18th, 2016

If you love to crunch and boy do I, you’re going to LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Asian-style, main-course salad. It’s packed with super healthy, fiber rich ingredients. The crunchiness comes from broccoli slaw, cabbage and pea pods.  The skinny for each salad, 235 calories, 6 grams of fat and 5 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.  I could eat […]

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