Baked Ziti Recipe – 5 Point Total

Baked Ziti Recipe

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As a Weight Watcher, I assumed my days of regular pasta eating were behind me, but this low calorie Baked Ziti Recipe has given me a way to enjoy a much beloved Italian dish, without sacrificing too many of my Weight Watchers points. Simply by subbing out a few of the higher calorie ingredients for lower calorie versions, I was able to make this baked ziti pasta with just a 5 Point Total per serving, yet maintain it’s fabulous taste. And though this is not an official one of Weight Watchers Pasta Recipes, anyone who is looking for a lower point version of Baked Ziti with Ground Beef, will love this recipe!

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Mu Shu Beef Lettuce Cups – 4 Points +

Moo Shu Beef Lettuce Cups

I have seriously been on a Chinese food recipes obsession lately. I can’t stop fantasizing about them!! My favorite Chinese restaurant makes this super yummy Mu Shu Beef dish, but it’s NOT a Weight Watchers friendly meal. So I decided to experiment a bit and come up with a slimmer version of this delicious dish. These Moo Shu Beef Lettuce cups pack all the flavor and zing of traditional moo shu beef recipes, but it’s a lot leaner. And because it’s in a lettuce cup, it’s portion controlled, which can help keep you from going overboard. Though this is not an official one of Weight Watchers Chinese Food Recipes, it’s a meal that is sure to be appreciated by dieting Chinese food lovers!!

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Tostada Salad Recipe with Ground Beef – 7 Point Total

Tostada Salad

Tostada Salads have always been a favorite Mexican food of mine. There’s just something about that crunchy shell that I adore! However, in traditional tostada salad recipes, the shell is fried, thus adding tons of fat, calories and weight watchers points. My slimmed down version has just a 7 Point Total, (for the entire dish) and still offers that yummy, crunchy shell – but baked, not fried. Plus, it’s loaded with fiber! And the best part, is that is still has all the delicious flavors of the ground beef tostada salad that you would buy from your favorite Mexican restaurant. Though this is not an official one of Weight Watchers Salad Recipes, it’s a fabulous meal idea for any one who wants a low calorie Mexican recipe!

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Beef and Spinach Matzo Casserole Passover Recipe – 5 Point Total

Another Passover is about to arrive, and before we all start to drool at the anticipation of yummy, Passover goodness, keep in mind that there are awesome and easy Passover recipes that are low in calories and Point Total, and will help keep you on track with your weight loss plan. And this delicious Beef and Spinach Matzo Casserole Recipe is a great example (and Kosher for Passover!). Easy and delicious, this Matzo dish has just a 5 Point Total per serving, and though it’s not an official one of Weight Watchers Passover Recipes, it’s sure to be a hit with all of your weight watching friends and family.

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Crock Pot BBQ Meatballs Recipe for your Superbowl Party – 2 Point Total

BBQ Meatballs

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It’s no surprise that the creamy dips, greasy chips, fried finger foods, and super-sized sandwiches usually served at Superbowl parties are not diet or health-friendly. The good news is that with a few recipe makeovers, all the flavors of football can be savored without wreaking havoc on your New Year’s weight-loss resolutions. So today, I’m sharing one of the YUMMIEST meatball recipes EVER. These Crock Pot BBQ Meatballs are crazy delicious and still pretty low in Points Total. They are a perfect Superbowl party food that will be adored by weight watchers and non-weight watchers alike. They stay nice and warm and moist in your crock pot, and the spicy BBQ sauce adds such a nice flavor to the meat. And with just a 2 Point Total per serving, these make a great appetizer recipe. Or, double the size of your meatballs, and serve it as a main dish recipe! Though not an official one of Weight Watchers Superbowl Recipes, these barbecue meatballs will definitely be a hit with all weight watching Superbowl snackers, and makes a great Superbowl party food idea.

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Beef Stuffed Cabbage Recipe for Hanukkah – 6 Point Value

Beef Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed Cabbage is a classic Jewish recipe that makes a great addition to your Hanukkah dinner! Most beef stuffed cabbage recipes can be pretty fattening and caloric, but this slimmed down version is sure to make you jump for joy. Each 2 roll serving has just 6 Weight Watchers Points, and the taste is so amazing, no one will even know that it’s a Weight Watchers recipe! They are very easy to make and they serve as a great dish to take to a holiday gathering or potluck dinner. So if you are looking for a delicious Hanukkah recipe that is tasty, impressive and low in Points, give this one a try – your friends and family are sure to love it!

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Crock Pot Black Bean Chili Recipe – 4 Point Value

black-bean-chili

When I was young, I was never really a big fan of chili recipes. I always thought there were too many beans. And I hate most beans — lima beans, kidney beans, pinto beans — gross. However, the one type of bean I actually like is black beans. So, determined to find a good chili recipe that I liked, that was easy to make and that was also low calorie, healthy, and made for a good Weight Watchers recipe, I experimented until I developed a healthy chili recipe that was delicious, low calorie and not overcome with beans! This crock pot chili recipe not only tastes amazing, but it’s full of fiber, protein, vitamin A and vitamin C, while still being incredibly low in fat and calories. This is an amazing Weight Watchers chili recipe that your whole family will love. Give it a try!

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4th of July Hamburger Recipe – 4 Point Value


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One of my most favorite 4th of July BBQ foods is a good old fashioned, fresh from the grill hamburger or cheeseburger! Unfortunately, those burgers can come with some pretty hefty nutritional stats. But my recipe is so amazingly delicious, it will knock your socks off! And don’t worry — it’s not a veggie burger or even a turkey burger — it’s a real, honest-to-goodness real beef hamburger! It’s the perfect Weight Watchers Fourth of July recipe to use if you are following the Weight Watchers plan, but still want to partake in all the holiday BBQ yumminess! This is definitely you’ll want to add to your 4th of July picnic’s menu!

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Hamburger Casserole Crock Pot Recipe – 5 Point Value


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For those days when you are craving a burger, but just can’t bring yourself to consume the massive amount of fat and calories that the average burger contains, try this tasty Hamburger Casserole Recipe for your crock pot. It’s hearty and filling and each serving has just 5 Weight Watchers Points, so you ‘ll easily be able to stay within your daily Points range. And it’s an easy dish to make for the whole family! This Weight Watchers crock pot recipe also reheats really well, so it’s great to take to work for a quick lunch, or to store in the freezer so you’ve got something on hand when you need a quick meal. Granted, it’s not quite the same as an In & Out Burger, but it’s delicious and will fill you up!

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