I love having a breakfast ready to go when I wake up in the morning, and I love it even more when it’s something as delicious as an Eggs Benedict Casserole! By making a few healthier adjustments to a typical Eggs Benedict recipe, and making it into a casserole version, I’ve created a delicious and easy breakfast casserole that is prepared the night before and baked in the morning. I also make the Hollandaise Sauce the night before and the just re-heat it in the morning. Each very nicely sized serving is just 6 Points + and it tastes amazing. I’m a really big fan of Hollandaise, and my light Hollandaise sauce recipe that is served with this casserole is so easy and good…and you get a nice 1/4 cup serving! This low calorie Eggs Benedict Casserole is the perfect Weight Watchers Breakfast Recipe for the whole family. Enjoy!
One of my favorite comfort food dishes, a traditional eggplant parmesan recipe, can really rack up the Weight Watchers Points. But my light Eggplant Parmesan has all the delicious and traditional flavors but for just 5 Points + per serving! And did I mention that this is made with three kinds of cheese? Oh yeah…and the eggplant is breaded. It is DELICIOUS. The leftovers were quickly devoured for lunch the next day. Everything worked together so perfectly, making the ultimate low calorie Eggplant Parmesan Recipe. Once you make this dish at home for yourself, you’ll get that Italian food craving seriously satisfied, and yet you’ll still stay on track with your Weight Watchers goals. Enjoy!
Got some leftover chili on hand? Well, here’s an amazing Tamale Pie Recipe that you can use it in to create a super quick, easy and low calorie dinner. Basically, this is a Weight Watchers casserole recipe which consists of layers of polenta, chili, corn salsa and cheese. Um….YUM. Just by layering a few prepared ingredients, you’ll get one tasty casserole that the whole family will love. And this is crazy easy…it took me all of 5 minutes to slice the polenta and layer everything into the casserole dish. Though, I did accidentally slice my polenta a bit too thick, and was short on a few slices to cover the entire top of the casserole (as seen in my photo). But wow, was this GOOD! My whole family loved it, and the leftovers heated up very nicely the next day. So if you are wondering what to do with all that extra chili, try this Tamale pie Recipe! And this man-pleasing recipe is perfect for Super Bowl Sunday too. Enjoy!
On Christmas morning, wouldn’t it be nice to wake up to a healthy, Weight Watchers breakfast that was cooked for you, hot and ready? Well, this easy Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole Recipe does just that! Full of protein, but lower on carbs, this breakfast casserole packs in everything you need for a filling and satisfying meal. Just prep it and put it on the crock pot the night before, and it’ll be ready when you wake up! I topped mine with some reduced fat sour cream and salsa for extra oomph. I’ve also made this dish with turkey bacon instead of sausage, and that works really well too. And each serving is just 6 Points +, which isn’t bad for a delicious casserole filed with sausage and cheese. This breakfast casserole recipe is perfect for the non-morning person who still wants to put together a healthy and tasty breakfast for the family. Enjoy!
If nothing says “comfort food” to you like cheesy chicken rolled up in a flour tortilla and then smothered in a creamy sauce, topped with even more cheese, well then you are in for a treat today. This White Chicken and Cheese Enchilada Casserole Recipe is nothing short of delicious. Packed with tons of fiber and protein, these almost burrito sized enchiladas, are insanely filling. I ate one with some roasted veggies on the side and I was FULL. These are really easy to make, and make a great large casserole recipe that can easily feed the whole family. They also make great leftovers and reheat pretty nicely. Each White Chicken and Cheese Enchilada is just 6 Points + per serving – definitely a bargain. They make the perfect Weight Watchers Recipe for when you are craving some serious Mexican comfort food. Enjoy!
French Onion Soup has always been one of my favorite dishes…who doesn’t love the idea of toasted bread and gooey cheese, melted all over a hot and flavorful onion soup? But the traditional French Onion Soup recipe is not low calorie or Weight Watchers friendly. I’ve tried a few pre-made, low calorie versions that I’ve found in grocery stores but the taste is either blah or the portion is super small. So I set out on a journey to make my own, but also decided to make it as a casserole, just because I was hungry and wanted a meal that had some substance. It was so easy to make and the finished product was delicious! All the flavors I love but for less Points. And making it into a casserole was really easy. It just basically the soup with more onions and less broth. If you want to make this dish as a soup, just use more of the broth when making it. So simple, yet so perfect. And each very large serving is just 5 Points + each. This low calorie French Onion Soup Casserole Recipe is perfect for warming up on a cold day. Enjoy!
What a delicious way to get in some fiber and protein with only using 5 Weight Watchers Points! This Three Cheese Spaghetti Squash Casserole Recipe is amazingly good. By using fresh spaghetti squash instead of a flour based pasta, this dish saved a ton of fat, calories and carbs. This also allowed me to spend the calories on the best part –the cheese!! It’s loaded with cheesy goodness and is very filling…each 1 1/2 cup serving is just 5 Points +, and you can barely even tell there is no pasta in this recipe. The spaghetti squash noodles add a nice tender crunch, and a lighter, less heavy feel than the pasta. But overall, the casserole takes on the taste of the sauce and the cheese…so good! Pair it with a low calorie salad, and a bread stick, and you’ve got one delicious and healthy Italian dinner for a small portion of Points +.
If you are up to putting in some elbow grease in the kitchen and making an incredibly delicious and healthy pasta casserole recipe, well then this Butternut Squash and Spinach Pasta Casserole Recipe with Caramelized Onions is for you. Loaded with delicious veggies and a fabulous creamy bechamel sauce, each serving is just 5 Points +. It does require lots of separate pots and pans for cooking various components of the casserole, but it is oh so worth it. The garlic sauteed spinach, the onions caramelized in butter, and the roasted butternut squash all combine perfectly in this vegetarian pasta casserole recipe. I used a fresh, whole milk buffalo mozzarella to top it with and it was amazing! It’s a big recipe, so we had lots of leftovers, and it re-heated very nicely as well. This is definitely a Weight Watchers casserole recipe that will impress. And though I made it in the middle of a high temp summer, I’d ideally make this tomato-free pasta recipe in the fall, as the sage and nutmeg give it a fall-like flavor.
A true classic comfort food recipe, this easy Ground Beef Stroganoff Casserole delivers the flavors you desire, but with a lot less fat and calories. Each serving of this lighter version of traditional beef stroganoff has just 7 Points +. It’s a fast and easy recipe that is not only economical, but sure to be a family favorite. Even though my toddler isn’t a fan of mushrooms or onions, this ground beef stroganoff dish always goes over well, and he gobbles it up. And I love that it’s a casserole recipe that tastes like it’s very fattening! I always feel very satisfied after eating it, which is key to staving off those late evening munchies. It’s definitely a staple weeknight night meal idea in my household. Pair it with a fresh salad or zero Points soup for a complete meal that’s easy on your Weight Watchers Points.
This easy Turkey Lasagna Recipe is really simple to make and it tastes great! Without sacrificing the fabulous ricotta cheese (I used a delicious fat free ricotta from Trader Joe’s) and mozzarella cheese (a reduced fat shredded mozzarella), and also by making a few healthier substitutions, you get a very nicely sized piece of lasagna for just 6 Points +. By using prepared marinara sauce in a jar I was able to shave some time and effort off the preparation, which I always appreciate. The addition of the spinach and mushroom and the lean ground turkey, give this healthy turkey lasagna recipe a lot of fiber and protein. I used oven ready organic whole wheat lasagna noodles that I found at Whole Foods, and they were amazing! So good for you, and truly tasted just as good as traditional lasagna noodles. This low calorie turkey lasagna recipe is a healthy dinner that the whole family will enjoy.
Who knew that a dish packed with green beans would become such a traditional Thanksgiving Day recipe? Admittedly, I’m not a big fan of green beans. But there is something about a good Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole that makes my mouth water! So now, Green Bean Casserole is a staple in my family – it’s on our table ever year, just like most families I know. And if Green Bean Casserole is on your Thanksgiving table every year, chances are, like most people, you probably just use that recipe on the back of the can of French’s fried onions. It’s a simple recipe, but man it’s good! Though, those fried onions can really rack up the Points Plus in this dish. That’s why I made my own healthier version without the fried onions, and made my own pan fried ones instead! HUGE calorie and fat grams difference. With a few other changes to this traditional recipe, the end result gives you a generous 1 cup serving for just 3 Points +.
Sunday morning breakfast is always a lot of fun for me. We usually have no where urgent to go, and my husband keeps an eye on the kids so that I can take my time and cook up something tasty. During one of my recent Sunday mornings in the kitchen while trying to use up some produce before it went bad, I played around a bit with an old breakfast casserole recipe that had been given to me, and I came up with a MUCH lighter version that tasted fantastic! Each serving is just 5 Points +, and because it’s loaded with fiber and protein, this dish is incredibly filling. Pair it with some zero Points + fruit for a complete healthy, low calorie Sunday morning breakfast. Enjoy!