11 Delicious And Tasty Weight Watchers Recipes

11 Delicious And Tasty Weight Watchers Recipes

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Weight watchers isn’t a diet, but a lifestyle change program. This program can help you learn how to eat healthier. It is designed to make it easier to change your habits long-term. It focuses on eating nutritious, low-calorie food and limiting the intake of saturated and trans fats, added sugars and sodium. Here are 11 delicious weight watchers recipes:

1. Healthy orange pancakes

These healthy orange pancakes are so simple, yet so satisfying! They are flavored with natural orange juice and zest.

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Ingredients:

Pancakes:

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup self-rising flour
2 tbsp. honey
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
1 tsp. low fat/ butter, melted
1 ½ cup milk
5 tsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 tbsp. orange zest

Orange Syrup:

3 tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
¼ cup maple syrup
½ tbsp. orange zest

Instructions:

Orange Syrup:

In a bowl combine the orange juice, maple syrup, and orange zest.

Pancakes:

In another bowl, combine all the remaining ingredients. Cook on a nonstick pan using ¼ cup batter per pancake. Cook for 1-2 minutes, each side. Repeat the procedure until all pancakes are cooked. Serve with prepared orange syrup. Done!

2. Healthy muffin cups

These healthy muffin cups are an easy way to enjoy eggs in the morning. Eggs are among the healthiest foods in the world.

Ingredients:

3 eggs
2 red bell peppers, diced
1 onion, diced
1 jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, diced, optional
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
1 small zucchini, diced
2 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400 F. Spray 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion, red bell peppers, jalapeno, and zucchini and cook for about 4-5 minutes. Take off the heat. Add the eggs and chopped parsley. Mix to combine. Divide the mixture between the holes. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve warm.

3. Slow cooker ginger turkey

This slow cooker ginger turkey is full of flavor and so easy to make. It is also so delicious that it’ll wake up your taste buds.

Ingredients:

1 lb. boneless skinless turkey breast
4 tbsp. cup low sodium soy sauce
6 tbsp. low sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 medium carrots, sliced
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions:

Add the turkey to the slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. In a bowl, mix together the soy sauce, chicken broth, honey, lemon juice, garlic, green onions, carrots, chopped parsley, and ginger. Cook on low for 3-4 hours. Serve warm.

4. Healthy Mexican soup

This healthy Mexican soup is packed with vegetables and flavor. We all know that vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals!

Ingredients:

3 cups vegetable stock
Cooking spray
1/2onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1/3tsp. chili powder
1 tomato, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups tomato salsa
1 zucchini, diced
1 cup canned beans, drained, rinsed
2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 chili pepper, finely chopped, optional

Instructions:

Spray a large pot and set on medium high. Add the onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the garlic, green pepper, zucchini and tomato and cook for 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 30-40 minutes. Serve and enjoy.

5. Quinoa salad with feta cheese

This protein packed salad is perfect as a side dish or main course. Also, it is so delicious everyone will want more!

Ingredients:

½ onion, diced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 garlic clove
½ lemon, juiced
10 kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced
1/3 cup crumbled feta
Salt and fresh pepper, to taste
½ tsp. fresh rosemary
1 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions:

Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Let quinoa cool to room temperature. Transfer the quinoa to a large bowl. Add the onion, cherry tomatoes, garlic, lemon, olives, olive oil, cucumber, feta and toss well. Done!

6. Spicy bean burgers

These spicy bean burgers are made with vegetables and spicy beans. Also, you can use brown rice in place of beans to make these burgers.

Ingredients:

2 cups canned beans, drained, rinsed
1 cups vegetable stock
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 eggs
1 tsp. parmesan cheese
1 carrot, finely chopped
2 tbsp. flour, all-purpose
½ onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove
1 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions:

In a bowl combine all the ingredients. Form the mixture into patties. Heat a frying pan coated with non-stick cooking spray, over medium heat. Use a 1/3 cup measure to scoop out mixture and turn the mixture right out into the skillet. Fry for about 4 minutes on each side.

7. Zucchini egg muffins

Everyone will love these easy to make zucchini egg muffins. Zucchini is a healthy addition to any meal.

Ingredients:

1 cup grated fresh zucchini
1/3 cup dry quinoa
1 tsp. parmesan cheese
2 eggs
4 egg whites
Salt and pepper, to taste
Cooking spray

Instructions:

Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Preheat the oven to 350 F. In a bowl, whisk the egg and egg whites together. Add the quinoa, zucchini, parmesan cheese and mix to combine. Spray a 6 cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.Divide the mixture evenly among the muffin cups. Bake for 20-30 minutes. Set on wire rack to cool for 5 minutes. Lift the muffins out of the pan and place them on a wire rack to cool completely. Done!

8. Crunchy vegetable salad

Enjoy this crunchy vegetable salad as a great spring dish. This salad is packed with bright colors and flavors.

Ingredients:

For the vinaigrette

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. fresh ginger root, peeled and grated
1 lemon, juiced
2 tbsp. olive oil

For the salad

1 green onion, sliced
1 cup chopped cauliflower florets, steamed
1 cup chopped broccoli florets, steamed
1 cup sliced sugar snap peas, steamed
1 cup shredded Brussels sprouts, steamed
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1 tsp. fresh basil, chopped

Instructions:

For the vinaigrette: Whisk together the first six ingredients.
For the salad: Combine the remaining ingredients. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss well. Serve and enjoy!

9. Turkey medallions with grilled eggplant

This balsamic turkey medallion with grilled eggplant has a phenomenal flavor. Also, you can make this meal in less than 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary
Cooking spray
1 lb. turkey breast, cut into eight 1 inch slices
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup vegetable stock
1 eggplant, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds

Instructions:

Brush both sides of the eggplant slices with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Add the turkey breast and rosemary. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the stock and cook for 15 more minutes. Set aside. Preheat your grill over medium-high heat. Spray a grill or grill pan with cooking spray. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes each side. Done!

10. Curry chicken

This curry chicken is full of delicious flavors and tastes great on a bed of rice.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. curry paste
1 tsp. fresh ginger
1 lb chicken breast
1 onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 ½ cup fresh tomato salsa
1 tbsp.soy sauce
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 tsp. lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 4 minutes. Add the chicken, bell pepper, garlic, and ginger and cook 5 minutes. Stir in the curry paste and cook for 1 more minute. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for about 10-20 minutes. Serve and enjoy.

11. Grilled salmon salad

If you like fish, you’ll gonna love this salad! This salad is loaded with salmon and veggies. Also, this delicious salad is packed with Omega-3.

Ingredients:

2 salmon filets, grilled, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 cups red cabbage, chopped
1 green onion, sliced
1 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
½ cup canned corn
1 tomato, diced
½ avocado, diced
1 lime, juiced
1 tsp. fresh basil, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
5-10 kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped, optional

Instructions:

In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil and lime juice. In another bowl, mix together all the remaining ingredients. Pour the dressing over salad and toss to coat. Bon appetit!

11 Delicious And Tasty Weight Watchers Recipes

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