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Here at LaaLoosh,I’ve put together a great collection of Easter Recipes that are wonderful to serve at your next Easter dinner or Sunday brunch! These traditional Easter dishes have been altered to offer a new, healthier way so that you can enjoy some holiday classics without breaking your Weight Watchers bank!

Instant Pot Rotisserie Chicken

Instant Pot Rotisserie Chicken Recipe – 1-6 Points

If you haven’t heard of the Instant Pot recipes craze, then you came to the right place today! Instant Pot is a multi-cooker that does the job of a slow cooker, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, and warming pot. It’s a single appliance that does the job of seven different kitchen appliances or tools. And it’s kind of amazing.

Egg Roll Stir Fry

Egg Roll Stir-Fry Recipe – 5 Smart Points

I’ve really been trying hard to minimize grains from my diet. I just feel a lot better, and have a lot less cravings when I don’t eat them. So most of meals are packed with meats and vegetables. I got the idea for this after salivating while watching my daughter eat a fried egg roll from our local Chinese restaurant.

Baked Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki

Baked Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Recipe – 6 Smart Points

This Baked Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Recipe is one that my kids ask for again and again. I love that it’s super easy to make, that it tastes fantastic, and is just 6 Smart Points per serving. Just pour the sauce over the chicken pineapple, and peppers, and bake! You could make this even lighter by using chicken breasts instead of thighs, but my family tends to prefer the dark meat. Breasts would work really well though, given that they are cooked in the sauce, so that would help keep them super moist and juicy. Traditional Teriyaki sauces use a lot more sugar, which also helps give a thicker sauce, but this sauce is still deliciously sweet and flavorful without being too sweet. It’s also a perfect topper for steamed rice, which I highly recommend with it. Enjoy!

Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe – 6 Smart Points

If you are looking for a healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipe this year, these Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a fantastic alternative to candied yams. Yes, I know traditional candied yams are swimming in butter and melted marshmallow and nothing can quite compare to that, but these sweet potatoes are a LOT better for you and a great way to help you stay on track this holiday season.

Crock Pot Lemon Rosemary Whole Chicken Recipe

Crock Pot Lemon Rosemary Whole Chicken Recipe – 3-6 Points +

Ever since I first tried cooking a whole chicken in my slow cooker, I’ve been hooked. It gives me the most delicious, most juicy and moist chicken ever, hands down. They key is to stick it under the broiler for a bit before slow cooking it. This locks in the meat’s natural juices, and helps deliver an absolutely decadent meal. However, if you prefer a more crispy skinned exterior, simply do the broiling process after the chicken is slow cooked.

Lemonade Cupcakes

Lemonade Cupcakes – 3 Points +

Back in May, I put together an awesome Weight Watches Dessert Recipe for a super fabulous blog, It Sux to Be Fat. If you haven’t ever had a chance to read her blog, Jennifer Swafford provides an open and honest dialogue there that covers Weight Loss, Exercise, Recipes and Nutrition. And she does it in a away that makes you feel like you are talking to your best friend, rather than some super skinny weight loss authority.

Corn Quiche

Corn Quiche Recipe – 4 Points +

Believe it or not, I got the idea for this delicious, crustless Corn Quiche recipe from one of my son’s preschool teachers. The teachers had helped the kids make this one day for their afternoon snack, and when I came to pick up my son, he was still sitting at the table gobbling his down. One of his teachers, Ms. Sylvia, told me that he LOVED it. And it was pretty clear that was true.

Peeps Minis

Peeps Minis – 3-4 Points Plus

I’m not going to lie…sometimes I eat junk food. Food that has no nutritional value whatsoever, but just tastes flipping’ delicious. Once in a while, I just need that fix. And Marshmallow Peeps are one of my little junk food addictions. I always get so excited at Easter time when I see them all over the place, and I always treat myself to some.

Cinnamon Roll Bites

Cinnamon Roll Bites – 2 Points +

To prevent myself from diving over the counter of Cinnabon at the mall, I like to make a batch of these Cinnamon Roll Bites for just 2 Points + each. They are super quick and easy to make, with the help of Pillsbury Reduced Fat Crescents dough, and taste incredible.

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Lemon Chive Sauce

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Lemon Chive Sauce – 2 Points +

A few weeks ago, I bought a new toy for myself…the Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter. This nifty little gadget allows me to very easily turn whole zucchini into lovely, uniformly shaped zucchini noodles in just a few seconds. This is a lot easy that performing this task with my mandolin slicer, and it’s really quite fun. Eager to put my Veggetti to the test, I whipped up this deliciously fresh and light Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Lemon Chive Sauce Recipe. I made it as a quick, no-cook side dish to a Sunday brunch, and it was excellent. Very light, lemony, and simple, it came out to just 2 Points + per serving. I can’t wait to play around with the Veggetti and see what other great new Weight Watchers Recipes I can create!

Kale, Strawberry and Avocado Salad

Kale, Strawberry and Avocado Salad Recipe – 5 Points +

Spring is just around the corner, and I’m eager to welcome in the warm sunshine! And one of my favorite ways to celebrate spring is with fresh, bright salads. This Kale, Strawberry and Avocado Salad is just the ticket. It is an excellent dish for when you want to pack a TON of nutrition into one serving, as it’s loaded with heart healthy fats, vitamins and minerals, and important dietary fiber.

Brunch Stuffed Peppers

Brunch Stuffed Peppers Recipe – 6 Points +

I do not even know where to begin to express my love for these monstrously delicious Brunch Stuffed Peppers. Not only are they incredibly quick and easy to prepare, they are filled with amazing, savory flavors that will make you forget you actually eating something low calorie and low in Points. They key here is not skimping on the bacon and cheese.

Spring Minestrone

Spring Minestrone Recipe – 5 Points +

Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite vegan soup recipes that is not only insanely delicious, but it’s full of healthy ingredients, and each large serving is incredibly satisfying. It’s loaded with beautiful greens like peas, asparagus, basil and spinach, and it asserts that deliciously fresh, spring-like flavor.

Baked Egg Bread Boat

Baked Egg Bread Boat Recipe – 9 Points +

If you are in the mood for a bit of a Points splurge for a an absolutely delicious and decadent breakfast recipe, then this Baked Egg Bread Boat Recipe is just the ticket. I came across this recipe at Spoon Fork Bacon, and decided to play around with it a bit to make it more Weight Watchers friendly. Just a few small changes, and my Baked Egg Bread Boat turned out SO good!

Italian Eggs Over Polenta

Italian Eggs Over Polenta – 6 Points +

Looking for a new Weight Watchers Breakfast Recipe idea? These Italian Egg (Whites) over Polenta with are delicious! It’s kind of like a unique version of Chicken Parmigiana, with eggs instead of chicken, and polenta instead breading. It is SO good! And just 6 Points + per serving, so you get a very savory and filling meal without using up a lot of those precious Points.

Poached Salmon Pasta Salad Recipe

Poached Salmon Pasta Salad Recipe – 5 Points +

lways willing to experiment with new Weight Watchers Salmon Recipes, I found myself head over heels in love with this amazing Poached Salmon Pasta Salad Recipe. For just 5 Points +, you get a nice sized serving of this healthy pasta recipe that’s full of protein and fiber and very low in fat. The capers and yogurt cream sauce are the perfect compliment to the lemon and wine poached salmon.

Lavender Chicken Recipe with Asparagus

Lavender Chicken Recipe with Asparagus – 4 Points +

Inspired by one of my favorite French recipes, I created this incredibly delicious Lavender Chicken Recipe with Asparagus. It’s so fresh and light, and makes the perfect summer or spring dinner idea. The delicate lavender flavor is absolutely divine and not at all overpowering. I also love the idea of using this as an Easter brunch or dinner recipe since the beautiful lavender flowers make it as aesthetically pleasing as it does tasty.

Lemon Yogurt Cake Recipe – 6 Points +

A delicious light and moist Lemon Yogurt Cake is the perfect after dinner treat or as a sweet with your morning coffee. This low fat cake recipe not only tastes fantastic, but each serving is just 6 Points +, which isn’t bad for a moist and dense cake that is certain to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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