These veggies are really tasty! Veggie recipe first. All but broth pkg at Whole Foods.
Js mixed veggie delight & Chix
Veggies makes 3C Takes 15 mins!! 7 points for 4.5oz chix + 1C veggies
1 pkg TJ chix condensed broth
Heat to boil.
1.5C Haricot verts - frozen (365 brand)
1.5C peas/carrots - frozen (365 brand)
.5C edamame - shelled - frozen (365 brand)
2 TBL minced garlic
3/4 TBL all season, salt free
pepper - to taste
1/2 tea thyme
Mix, at end add chs. Mix again. Take out after done & still crunchy
2 TBL4 cheese shredded
Use any sauce left to put atop the chix.
For a dinner…..add this for fast eating
1 TBL EVOO
1 lb Whole Foods garlic and herb marinated chix- put in three ~ 5 oz servings. make in even thickness
Cook on high heat at first, then lower.
This is just loaded with great antioxidants!
Js Fattoush salad (above pic without dressing)
Takes 35 mins. Makes 10 cups. Only cost $.51/cup using Aldi & Kroger. Around 3 points for 2C salad.
2C English cucumber (skin on)- sliced thick
2C salad cucumber (skin on)- sliced thick
5 oz radishes- cut
3C tomato on vine - cut in wedges (about 14 oz)
3/4 red pepper- sliced and then cut in half
3/4C red onion
4 green onions - diced (about 1/2C)
1C organic flat-leaf parsley- chopped (about 1 bunch)
Mix well, Serve.
SALAD DRESSING Takes 10 mins, makes 1/4C
2 TBL EVOO
2 TBL lemon juice
1 TBL apple cider vinegar
1/2 TBL pomegranate molasses
1/2 tea sumac (found at Mediterranean grocery stores)
1 TBL minced garlic
3 grinds sea salt
Use 2 TBL/2c salad
Js very easy stuffed acorn squash
serves 2. Takes ~45mins (but only 15-20 prep). 12 points and only $4 per serving.
I was at a restaurant charging $20 for this! Remember, if you eat 12 point dinners, no sneaking snacks.
1 two lb acorn squash - halved and take out "guts"/seeds
1/4 tea chili powder- lightly dust inside
Spray with canola oil. Put in a pan. While this cooks about 15 mins at 400, prepare below.
6 oz box Uncle Bens brown rice medly (roasted garlic & herb). My notes 1- contains rice, orzo, red rice, lentils. 2- I got 2C from box.
Make as indicated, when half done, add below
1/2 C can yams - drain/throw syrup and mash
Add to skillet, then add below
2 handfuls (about 1.5 C) spinach
1/2 C Amy's quinoa, kale, and red lentil soup
Mix, let heat. Add 1C of mixture ea to halves of acorn. Put back in oven covered about another 30 mins,
leaving uncovered last 10 mins.
Spray on :I cant believe its not butter, serve.
NOTE: I found a lb of squash way too much to eat, but its hard to find smaller!