During the month of March, I love to prepare different types of Irish meals to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. I have tweaked this recipe in order for it to be a bit healthier and guiltless. I really enjoy the walnuts as they add a nice crunch to the cake. I serve this at room temperature or I heat it up and serve it warm. Either way it is delicious.
St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, and I’ve been in the kitchen experimenting with a few new recipes to celebrate the holiday with. One of which are these incredible Irish Soda Bread Muffins. Traditional Irish Soda Bread is usually made in a loaf with just flour, buttermilk, baking soda, and salt. But these Irish Soda Bread Muffins put a tasty twist on the traditional Irish fare. By adding in some honey and golden raisins, the muffins get a slightly sweet taste, while still maintaining a moist and heavenly texture that is typical of traditional Irish Soda Bread. I let my kids help me make these, and I allowed them to add in some of their favorite additions, so they added some regular raisins, sunflower seeds and goji berries to a few of the muffins, which were quite tasty. :) A few small adjustments make these muffins an ideal Weight Watchers St. Patrick’s Day Recipe to share. Best served warm, with coffee or tea.
Who says you only have to drink your Guinness beer? This St. Patrick’s Day, you can eat your Guinness with this hearty and savory, Guinness Beef Stew Recipe. With just a few simple ingredients, this beef stew is prepared very quickly, and then spends the rest of the time simmering on the stove while wafting delicious aromas all through the house. If the sensational smell doesn’t have your mouth watering, the first bite of this low calorie stew certainly will. The Guinness flavors the beef perfectly, and it makes for an outstanding dish that is not only satisfying and delicious, but very Weight Watchers friendly at just 6 Points + per serving. So, if you are tired of eating corned beef every St. Patrick’s Day, try this Guinness Beef Stew as a delightful alternative. Enjoy!
These Oven Roasted Cabbage Wedges are a fantastic healthy and low calorie side dish recipe that are not only delicious, but SO easy to prepare. I kept getting so many cabbage heads in my Farm Fresh to You Produce Package, I had to start finding new things to do with it. The first time I made these roasted cabbage wedges, my husband grilled them and they were fantastic!! The second time I made them, my husband was at work, and I have no desire to cook anything on the grill myself in the midst of August heat. So I decided to roast them in the oven and they turned out just as good. The addition of the bacon gives them such a nice flavor and adds some pizzazz to the mild flavor of the cabbage. These can also be sliced into a total of 8 thinner wedges, if you want to get more out of it, and lower the Points + value. If you are a fan of cabbage, definitely give these Oven Roasted Cabbage Wedges a try. They are the perfect Weight Watchers Recipe to serve up at that last summer BBQ!
In the spirit of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday, I’ve got another yummy Irish recipe to share! It’s a Weight Watchers Skillet Pork and Cabbage Recipe that is super easy to make and tastes delicious. And with just 3 Weight Watchers Points, this healthy St. Patrick’s Day Recipe will keep you on track to meeting your weight loss goals in no time! Made with lean boneless pork chops, this Weight Watchers recipe is Irish-inspired, and tastes terrific with a splash of cider vinegar. It’s light and tangy, and oh-so-yummy! Serve this as your main dish dinner recipe for St. Paddy’s Day, and enjoy the spirit of the Irish without using up all your Weight Watcher Points.