Easy Pork Schnitzel Recipe Only 5 Weightwatchers Pro Points

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  We were recently given a new WeightWatchers recipe book titled Fresh and easy everyday. Mummy finds that the key to staying on track with her ProPoints is variety, so new recipes are always welcome. Inspired by our recent cookery class with top chef Francesco Mazzei, and by the promise of “easy” recipes, Mummy handed over this Weightwatchers book to me, and left me to get on with it. I chose this easy Pork Schnitzel recipe because I like all the ingredients, and we estimated a total cooking time of 15 minutes. Mummy cooked some tiny rosemary and garlic potatoes, …

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Warming Chickpea and Chorizo Casserole 8 ProPoints

"chickpea, chorizo and butternut squash casserole slow cooker"

When I lived in Spain as a student I was astonished at the awful food – until I moved in with some girls who had a cook. Yes, I know, students with a cook! But that’s how seriously these people take their food, and mealtimes. After their various lectures, they would all convene back at the flat at 2pm for a hearty lunch made by Loli (she also ironed and cleaned for them, for a pittance, I seem to remember). My absolute favourite creation from Loli was a chickpea and chorizo concoction; it was invariably laced with gorgeous olive oil, …

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Slow-cooked smoky beef casserole: 5 WeightWatchers ProPoints

Slow Cooker Beef Casserole 7 WeightWatchers ProPoints

This weekend Mummy served this slow-cooked smoky beef casserole instead of roast dinner. I was inclined to kick-off, because Sunday roast is my favourite meal of the week. But I found myself sneaking into the utility room to check on the slow-cooker, because the smells wafting out were just so tempting. Once again, Mummy cooked for about 10 minutes and then produced this rich, smoky-scented dinner about 8 hours later! Serves 6: this recipe has been created by us, using the WeightWatchers ProPoints system. It is not a WeightWatchers recipe. You will need: 8oog lean casserole steak, cubed 20g plain …

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Slow Cooker Red Lentil Curry recipe: 7 WeightWatchers ProPoints

Super simple slow cooker Lentil Curry recipe

What Mummy loves about this red lentil curry, aside from the fact that it has only 7 WeightWatchers ProPoints per serving, is that it genuinely needs no effort at all. Simply chop up all the vegetables, rinse the lentils until the water runs clear, mince the garlic, grate the ginger and chuck everything in the slow cooker on a high setting for about 4 hours. Or you can cook it all on the hob, with some low calorie cooking spray, if you’re in a hurry – about 15 minutes simmering will do it. You will need: 250g red lentils 1 …

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Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta: 6 WeightWatchers Points

This recipe is calculated using WeightWatchers ProPoints. 6 This is Mummy’s staple “been a bad week” recipe – dead simple, really tasty, and you can spice it up or down according to taste. Since the only points values are in the pasta, you can make it as low or high as you need, depending on what you have left. Mummy always makes extra; she claims the roasted vegetables are surprisingly delicious in a wrap for lunch the next day (3 points for lunch if you use Sainsbury’s Be Good to Yourself wraps). For my tastes, aubergines can go swing, not …

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Sausage and Lentil Casserole: 8 WeightWatchers ProPoints

Sausage and lentil casserole recipe

This sausage and lentil casserole is healthy, delicious comfort-food, that even the children relish eating! The recipe is calculated using WeightWatchers ProPoints, and serves 4 hearty appetites. A proper alternative to the Sunday roast.  Sausage and Lentil Casserole recipe You will need:   We served this with steamed savoy cabbage. It all went, and seconds were requested! Result! I’m linking this post to Romanian Mum’s Foodie Friday, where you will find a whole host of meaty recipes!

Split Pea & Ham Soup Recipe with only 3 Weightwatchers ProPoints

Split pea and ham soup

  Filling and hearty split pea and ham soup In the winter time I’m always looking for a new soup recipe. There’s just something about a hot bowl of soup when you come in from the cold that makes me feel whole again – does that make sense? We have based this healthy and filling soup recipe on Delia Smith’s London Particular, giving it the ProPoints treatment to ensure it complies with WeightWatchers standards whilst retaining all the flavour and goodness. It doesn’t look much, but even my children love it. It has quite a high points value for a …

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10 WeightWatchers points: Mushroom & smoked haddock gratin

This recipe is calculated using WeightWatchers ProPoints. 10 This hearty and satisfying main course is full of flavour and doesn’t feel like diet food! Even me and the Bug will eat it! Serve with some green veg such as broccoli spears. Serves 4 You will need: 800g waxy potatoes, sliced 250g smoked haddock 20g dried mushrooms low calorie cooking spray 2 large flat mushrooms, chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 1 leek, sliced 120g gruyere cheese, grated 150ml skimmed milk 150g low fat creme fraiche dried thyme Preheat the oven to gas mark 5/190°C/170°C fan oven. Steam the potatoes, …

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2 WeightWatchers points: Leek & Broccoli Soup with blue cheese

This recipe is calculated using WeightWatchers ProPoints. 2 Mummy eats this stuff, and declares it rich enough in flavour to hold it’s own at a dinner party. Personally I have refused to let it pass my lips, but I am informed I will love blue cheese eventually. I can wait… 😉 Serves 4 You will need: 2 leeks 2 medium heads of broccoli low-calorie cooking spray 500ml vegetable stock 80g gorgonzola cheese Chop the leeks and add to a large saucepan with the cooking spray. Fry on a low heat until softened. Add the stock and broccoli florets, then cover …

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7 WeightWatchers Points: Easy Chickpea Balti

This recipe is calculated using WeightWatchers ProPoints. 7 We get an organic vegetable box every week. Over the winter the selection is fairly unvaried, meaning that we get a lot of chard. It goes very well in an omelette with cheese, but let’s face it, you can’t eat an omelette every day, and we WeightWatchers miss our curries. So here is a really simple vegetarian Balti, complete with protein, serving 3 people adequately, or 2 hearty appetites for 11 points: You will need: Low cal cooking spray 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced One head of chard (or …

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12 Weightwatchers points: Sweet and spicy vegetable noodle stir-fry

This is yummy, cheap, and can be made with any vegetables you have hanging around. It serves 2 adults and contains 12 Weightwatchers points per person: You will need: 2 tbsps sesame oil 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp honey 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2-inch piece of ginger, grated Few dried chilli flakes Green leafy vegetable, such as spring greens, cabbage or pak choi, shredded 1 carrot, cut into strips about 2 inches long 1 small courgette, cut like the carrot 100g dried noodles, cooked and drained Whisk together 1 tbsp sesame oil with the lime …

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