Monday, January 5, 2015

Honey-Glazed Salmon

Honey-Glazed Salmon
            
It's winter time so salmon on the BBQ is a challenge.  At Costco, I purchased the bag of frozen individually packaged Coho salmon.  I thawed, glazed, broiled and glazed again while broiling.  The salmon was really moist and had that hint of sweet taste, nothing overpowering.  9 PPV is a lot but so is 6 oz of salmon.  I only ate 4 oz and counted it 5 PPV.  This gave me 2 oz to toss into a salad tomorrow for lunch.  Enjoy!
 
Weight Watchers Recipe           9   PointsPlus Value
 
Prep time: 6 min
Cook time: 12 min
Other time: 0 min
  Serves: 4
 
Honey, hoisin sauce and citrus juices caramelize to form a sweet complement that stands up to the distinctive taste of fresh salmon.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat broiler.
  • Combine first 7 ingredients, and stir well with a whisk.
  • Place fillets on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Brush with honey mixture; cook 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, basting frequently with honey mixture.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet).
    
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Friday, January 2, 2015

Baked Chicken with Rosemary


Baked Chicken


Weight Watchers Recipe

 
PointsPlus Value  3
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 35 min
Other time: 0 min
Serves: 4
 
Use fresh herbs and lemon juice to give plain baked chicken fantastic flavor. This combination of flavors also works well with turkey cutlets or white fish fillets.

 
Ingredients
1 spray(s) cooking spray   
 
1 pound(s) uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s), four 4 oz halves   
1/2 tsp table salt   
1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground   
1 tsp olive oil   
2 tsp fresh lemon juice, or more to taste   
2 tsp rosemary, fresh, chopped   
2 tsp fresh parsley, chopped   
 
1/4 cup(s) reduced-sodium chicken broth   
 
1/2 medium lemon(s), quartered (for garnish)   
Instructions
*       Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat a small, shallow roasting pan with cooking spray.
*       Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. Transfer chicken to prepared pan and drizzle with oil; sprinkle with lemon juice, rosemary and parsley. Pour broth around chicken to coat bottom of pan.
*       Bake until chicken is cooked through, about 30 to 35 minutes. Garnish with fresh lemon and serve. Yields 1 chicken breast half per serving.

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Maple Mustard Green Beans

Maple Mustard Green Beans by Linda A. 

2 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed
2 Tablespoons coarse-grain Dijon mustard
3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 Tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tablespoons chopped green onions (including green tops)
Salt and fresh pepper to taste

Bring 2 quarts of water to boil over high heat, add green beans and cook uncovered 5-8 minutes. Drain and pour into bowl.
Meanwhile, mix mustard with vinegar, maple syrup, and oil. Pour over hot beans and mix to coat well; sprinkle with onion. Season to taste.

1 point per serving- makes 8 servings

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Nene's Quick Chocolate Nut Fudge Cake

There are those times that 8 PPV is worth it and this is one of those times.  This is the most unbelievable chocolate cake you will ever eat.  It is really rich so you can stop after the small piece of cake.  BEWARE:  Do not leave in your house after serving.  Send home with a friend.  Otherwise it will haunt you during the night.  Enjoy!
 
  It calls for a 9x 13 pan but I like to use the one that is slightly bigger so I can get 24 servings without them being so tiny.
 
 

Green Beans - 0 Points - The BEST Ever

I am a green bean lover.  These are by far the best and I think it is because of cooking in the crock pot, the brand of green beans and the brand of beef broth concentrate.  I beg my Mom to make me green beans and I eat them all week.  You be the judge.

Note:  The only place we have been able to find the Smithers Beef Broth Concentrate is online.  Mom buys a case and splits it with the rest of the family.

Cut Green Beans (28oz) - 6 cans   (Mom always chooses Blue Lake but we also like Walmart's Great Value Family Size Green Beans.

Original Smithers Gourmet (Low Calorie, Fat Free) Beef Broth Concentrate - 2 tbsp. (NO more)

In a 4 qt crock pot (can not use a small crock pot), dump the 6 cans of green beans with the juice into the crock pot.  Add the 2 tbsp. of Smithers Beef Broth Concentrate.

Start cooking on High until the beans get hot (1 - 2 hours).  Then turn down to the lowest setting on the crock pot for 8-10 hours.  You will want to stir the green beans after 8 hours and taste.  We like to add pepper.  You do not need to add the salt because of the beef broth concentrate. 

Sunday, November 24, 2013