Chipotle restaurant is one of my go to fast food joints when I need food that is quick, healthy, delicious, and easy on the Weight Watchers Points. And the meat that I almost always get there is the barbacoa. It is DELICIOUS!
You know those days where you spent so much time working on the main course, that you completely forgot to prepare a side dish? Well, that happens to me a LOT. More often than I’d like to admit. Sometimes I’m too busy, sometimes I too lazy. But on those days, quick and easy Weight Watchers salad recipes like this Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad, save me.
A quick and easy Mexican style breakfast of egg, black beans and salsa on a corn tortilla. This recipe is healthy, low-fat and low-calorie.
Next time you make chili or a hearty soup, this southwestern style cornbread is amazing.
While it may officially be fall, we’ve been having a heat wave here in Southern California, so I’ve been doing my best to take advantage of last minute summer grilling! One of my easiest, healthiest, and most delicious Weight Watchers grilling recipes is this Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I LOVE MY CROCKPOT. With two young kids, I am busy…constantly. And cooking a healthy Weight Watchers Recipe in my crockpot, can make getting dinner together an absolute breeze. This Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe is one of the kids’ favorites, and it’s just 6 Points per serving.
I’m often asked how I have the time to cook so many healthy, low calorie meals, while still managing to have a life. I totally get that food shopping, food prep, and cooking can be very time consuming and tedious at times. So, one of the things I like to do when I have a busy week ahead, is to cook up this Cilantro Lime Chicken, and store it in the fridge or freezer.
Cheese is, without a doubt, my most favorite food in the world. I eat it in all forms and varieties, and am always using it in my Weight Watchers recipes. This Spinach and Mushroom Quesadilla recipe is such a simple and basic dish that takes just minutes to make, and clocks in at just 4 Points per serving.
This Chipotle Chicken Wrap Recipe is one of my favorite Weight Watchers lunch recipes. Not only is it a very nicely sized serving and very filling, but it is mouthwateringly good! The heat and smoky spice of the chipotle peppers is cooled a bit with the tangy Greek yogurt.
I’ve always been kinda curious about trying enchiladas in a crock pot, so recently, I decided to give it a shot. I chose to make it a vegetarian enchilada recipe, that way, in case things went horribly wrong, I wouldn’t be wasting expensive meat. To my pleasant surprise, these turned out delicious.
A taco in liquid form, this delicious Turkey Taco Soup is so hearty and satisfying! Each huge serving is 7 Points, making it a perfect Weight Watchers recipe that’s great for just about anytime. It reheats and freezes well, so I like to double the batch and keep a good supply in my freezer.
This unique twist on a tamale turns a popular Mexican meal into a classic American-style comfort dish that is positively delicious. A base of cornbread mixed with corn, green chilies and fresh jalapeños topped with shredded chicken, enchilada sauce and cheese come together to put a tamale into casserole form.
Spaghetti squash is truly a wonderful and versatile vegetable to work with if you are looking to cut carbs, not portions. By using spaghetti squash noodles in place of pasta or rice, you can create a much healthier dish with less Weight Watchers Points. Recently one day, when on a quest to satisfy my urger for a huge chicken taco bowl, I got the idea to make one using spaghetti squash in place of the rice.
Living in Southern California, I am constantly exposed to endless amounts of the most fantastic Mexican food. But to keep myself from going overboard on the calories and fat that these delicious foods come with, I often make my own, healthier, Weight Watchers version at home. This Crock Pot Chicken Verde Tacos Recipe is one of my staples.
There is no question that I love meat. By no means am I a vegetarian. But these Veggie Tacos are SO good that I seriously did not even notice or care that my taco was meat free. Loaded with healthy vegetables and perfectly spiced, each vegetarian taco is topped with fresh cilantro and Queso Fresco cheese crumbles.
An all-in-one meal, these Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bowls are truly a satisfying dish. Each bowl is loaded with quality ingredients that taste AMAZING and will help give you energy while keeping you full. By cooking the chicken in the crock pot with salsa, it allows for the chicken to become, tender, juicy and oh-so flavorful.
When I’m REALLY hungry and REALLY craving Mexican food, I always opt for a burrito (usually from Chipotle) because it is incredibly filling and ridiculously delicious. However, all the fat, calories and carbohydrates in those tasty burritos can really do a number on my Weight Watchers Points balance.
I have a pretty serious obsession with cheese enchiladas. And living in Southern California, I am lucky enough to have access to some of the most AMAZING Mexican food joints around. Though, that is both a blessing and a curse, as the temptation to indulge in such deliciousness can wreak major havoc on my Weight Watchers goals.
Oh how I love easy casseroles that taste AMAZING and require very little effort. This Mexican Style Corn and Rice Casserole Recipe was a huge hit at my house, and it was so easy to put together. It’s brown rice, with corn and squash, smothered in a sour cream, chile and cheese sauce.
If you adore the flavors of Mexican food, then you are going to want to give this Mexican Meatballs Recipe a try, asap. Made with lean ground turkey and a bit of ground pork, these moist and juicy meatballs are served in a spicy roasted tomatillo and chipotle pepper sauce that is sure to give your taste buds a serious kick.
If you love crisy, fried taquitos or flautas, then you are going to LOVE today’s low calorie Baked Taquitos Recipe. Recently, I came across this Baked Chicken and Spinach Flautas Recipe at Healthy Delicious, and thought this was amazing idea. Why have I not thought of this myself!?
Chicken Fajitas have always been a family favorite around here. My son loves assembling his own fajita, and I love that he’s eating something so healthy. To make this dish Weight Watchers friendly, I made a few adjustments to how the dish is cooked, but I also put together a tomato, lime, and garlic topping to use instead of sour cream or guacamole.
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 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.
I call these Light Cheese Nachos my “Bad Girl Nachos” because they taste SO good, but feel so bad. Seriously, when you eat them, you may feel like you are cheating on your diet. But one half of the entire platter is just 6 Points, which is waaaaay better than the typical restaurant nachos. These are made with real cheese, and fresh ingredients.