Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Yields: 10 servings – Serving size: 1 cup – Total Fat: 4g – Protein: 29g Calories: 260 – Carns: 26g

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (2lbs)
  • 1 (15oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 (6oz) can tomato paste
  • 1.5 cups chicken broth, fat free
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can (15oz) Cannellini or Navy beans, drained
  • 1 can (15oz) Kidney beans, drained
  • 1/3 cup low fat shredded cheddar to garnish

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Directions

  • Combine all the above ingredients in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours in a 4-6 quart slow   cooker. Spoon into bowls and garnish with a little cheddar and diced onions if desired.

Note: The chicken used in this recipe was raw when going in the slow cooker. If you already have cooked the chicken, just add it about an hour before the end of cooking time.

 

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (2lbs)
  • 1 (15oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 (6oz) can tomato paste
  • 1.5 cups chicken broth, fat free
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can (15oz) Cannellini or Navy beans, drained
  • 1 can (15oz) Kidney beans, drained
  • 1/3 cup low fat shredded cheddar to garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine all the above ingredients in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours in a 4-6 quart slow cooker. Spoon into bowls and garnish with a little cheddar and diced onions if desired.
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Skinny Spaghetti Meat Sauce

Yields: 6 servings – Serving Size: 1 cup spaghetti sauce –  Calories: 220 – Total Fat: 12 g – Carbs: 9g – Protein: 18g

Ingredients

  • 18 oz lean ground turkey or beef
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, diced
  • 1 (5oz)  an tomato paste
  • 5 oz water
  • 2 cans (15oz each) of diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp oregano

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Directions

Over medium-high heat, in a skillet, add ground meat and cook while breaking apart with a fork. Cook just until it’s no long pink. Drain off any fat and add to slow cooker along with the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours. Pour on top of whole wheat spaghetti noodles.

 

Skinny Spaghetti Meat Sauce

Ingredients

  • 18 oz lean ground turkey or beef
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, diced
  • 1 (5oz) an tomato paste
  • 5 oz water
  • 2 cans (15oz each) of diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp oregano

Instructions

  1. Over medium-high heat, in a skillet, add ground meat and cook while breaking apart with a fork. Cook just until it’s no long pink. Drain off any fat and add to slow cooker along with the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours. Pour on top of whole wheat spaghetti noodles.
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Slimming Spinach Lasagne

yields 12 servings- calories: 320 – tatal fat: 4g – Carbs: 30g – Protein:12g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 (5oz) package baby spinach or 6 cups packed baby spinach
  • 2 (24oz) Jars marinara sauce, no added sugar
  • 1 cup reduced fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 12 whole wheat lasagna noodles, uncooked, break in half

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Directions

1. Add olive oil to a large skillet, add spinach and cook over low heat just until wilted, about a few minutes.

2. Combine in a medium bowl ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, and oregano. Add 1 cup marinara to the bottom of the slow cooker. Next add a layer of broken lasagna noodles, spread 1/4 of the cheese mixture over noodles, next top with 1/4 wilted spinach. Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used up.

3. Cover and cook until noodles are soft and cheese is bubbling. Cook on low heat 4-5 hours or high heat for 2-3 hours. Remove the lid and add parmesan to the top. Turn off slow cooker and allow to set for 15 min before cutting. Garnish with herbs if desired.   Enjoy!

 

Slimming Spinach Lasagne

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 (5oz) package baby spinach or 6 cups packed baby spinach
  • 2 (24oz) Jars marinara sauce, no added sugar
  • 1 cup reduced fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 12 whole wheat lasagna noodles, uncooked, break in half

Instructions

  1. Add olive oil to a large skillet, add spinach and cook over low heat just until wilted, about a few minutes.
  2. 2. Combine in a medium bowl ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, and oregano. Add 1 cup marinara to the bottom of the slow cooker. Next add a layer of broken lasagna noodles, spread 1/4 of the cheese mixture over noodles, next top with 1/4 wilted spinach. Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used up.
  3. 3. Cover and cook until noodles are soft and cheese is bubbling. Cook on low heat 4-5 hours or high heat for 2-3 hours. Remove the lid and add parmesan to the top. Turn off slow cooker and allow to set for 15 min before cutting. Garnish with herbs if desired. Enjoy!
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Chicken Curry for the Slow Cooker

Yields: 9 servings – 1-1/4 cups – Calories: 300 – Carbs: 35g – Protein: 18g

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 medium onion, thin sliced
  • 1 (15oz) can chickpeas
  • 4-6 small red potatoes, cubed
  • 5 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup chicken stock (low fat)
  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro (optional)

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Directions

1.  In a 5 quart (or about) slow cooker, mix coconut milk, chicken stock, curry powder, salt, paprika, and cayenne. Add chicken, onion, chickpeas, carrots, tomatoes, and potatoes. Cook on high for 4 hours.

2. Add frozen peas, lemon juice during the last 10 min of cooking. Or, if you don’t plan to serve right away, add these ingredients while the slow cooker is set to warm.

 

Chicken Curry for the Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 medium onion, thin sliced
  • 1 (15oz) can chickpeas
  • 4-6 small red potatoes, cubed
  • 5 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup chicken stock (low fat)
  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a 5 quart (or about) slow cooker, mix coconut milk, chicken stock, curry powder, salt, paprika, and cayenne. Add chicken, onion, chickpeas, carrots, tomatoes, and potatoes. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  2. 2. Add frozen peas, lemon juice during the last 10 min of cooking. Or, if you don’t plan to serve right away, add these ingredients while the slow cooker is set to warm.
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Jambalaya with Chicken ‘n’ Shrimp

Yields: 4 servings – serving size: 1 cup – Calories:450 – Carbs:45g – Protein: 40g

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 5 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth (low fat)
  • tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp cajun or creole seasoning
  • 1 (28oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 lb peeled deveined shrimp, tails removed
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh chopped parsley, for garnish

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Directions

Combine everything except the shrimp, rice and parsley in the slow cooker. Cook over low heat for 8 hours, or high heat for about 5 hours. Add the shrimp and cook for 15-20 min until cooked through. (a bit longer for low heat) Serve over rice with fresh chopped parsley on top.

 

Jambalaya with Chicken ‘n’ Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 5 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth (low fat)
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp cajun or creole seasoning
  • 1 (28oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 lb peeled deveined shrimp, tails removed
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh chopped parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine everything except the shrimp, rice and parsley in the slow cooker. Cook over low heat for 8 hours, or high heat for about 5 hours. Add the shrimp and cook for 15-20 min until cooked through. (a bit longer for low heat) Serve over rice with fresh chopped parsley on top.
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Skinny Turkey Green Chili Soup

 

Yields: 6 servings – serving size: 1-1/2 cups – Calories: 220 – total fat: 2 g – Protein: 21g

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 quart chicken broth (low fat) 
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (16oz) white navy beans, drained
  • 2 tbsp salt

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Directions

1. Brown the turkey with the onions and garlic, drain any fat

2. Place the turkey mixture, and remaining ingredients in slow cooker on medium for 2-4 hours.  Enjoy!

 

Skinny Turkey Green Chili Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 quart chicken broth (low fat)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (16oz) white navy beans, drained
  • 2 tbsp salt

Instructions

  1. Brown the turkey with the onions and garlic, drain any fat
  2. 2. Place the turkey mixture, and remaining ingredients in slow cooker on medium for 2-4 hours. Enjoy!
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