Chicken Chow Mein

    Ingredients SERVINGS 4-6 UNITS US Pre-marinade 1 tsp baking soda 2 teaspoons soy sauce (I use low sodium) 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into very thin slices 12 ounces chow mein noodles (the soft kind found fresh, not the hard crunchy ones) 2 tablespoons…

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Super easy and the chicken could be used for not just wraps. Use it for salads, sandwiches whatever you want. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps From Skinnytaste.com Servings: 6 • Size: 1/2 cup chicken + veggies • Old Points: 3 pts • Points+: 3 pt Calories: 147.7 • Fat: 0.1 g • Carb: 5.2…

Broccoli Dal Curry

Can be a vegetarian main dish but works great as a hearty side. 4 tablespoons butter 2 medium onions, chopped 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 teaspoons turmeric 1 cup red lentil 1 lemon, juice of 3 cups chicken broth 2 medium broccoli, chopped…

Black Eyed Pea Soup

Ingredients 1 pound dried black-eyed peas (about 2½ cups) 5 slices thick-cut bacon (I used 4 left over Bats and it tasted just fine) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large diced onion 2 large diced carrots 2 ribs diced celery 1½ cups frozen chopped collard greens, thawed, didn’t have them so I used fresh…

Best Ever Brined Turkey

Ingredients 1 (14 to 16 pound) frozen young turkey For the brine: 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 gallon vegetable stock 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 1/2 teaspoons allspice berries I omitted these and used a few table spoons of juniper berries I picked 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped candied ginger 1…

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooked Pork Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork) Servings: 8 • Serving Size: 4 oz (1/2 cup) • Old Points: 4 pts • Points+: 4 pts Calories: 176 • Fat: 7.7g • Protein: 25.8 g • Carb: 1.3 g • Fiber: 0.1 g Ingredients: 2.5 lb pork shoulder blade roast, lean, all fat removed (I used…

24 Hour Pizza Dough

This recipe is soo worth thinking ahead of time. I am horrible about planning dinner before “dinner time” but this one is worth it. The crust is chewy and gets so crisp when cooked on tiles or a stone as hot as your oven will go. It’s a good replication of a true wood oven…

Shrimp Tacos

Chile Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos Adapted from Sandra Lee Prep Time:15 minInactive Prep Time:30 min Serves: 12 tacos Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds frozen, shelled and deveined large shrimp, thawed 1 (12-ounce) bottle Mexican chile and lime marinade I also use a mix of lime juice, toasted sesame oil, chili, onion, and garlic powders. Cooking oil,…

Roasted cauliflower pasta

When the cauliflower is roasted it gets a really nice buttery taste to it. I have used a package of frozen stuff and it works just fine. If you do that, I turn the oven to 450 to speed up the roasting so it doesn’t get soggy. And don’t forget to save the pasta water…

Cod burgers

I grilled this and worked out well. It crumbles a bit so I added some extra olive oil. I didn’t do the corn meal since I was gripping. This recipe is from chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier of Summer Winter. 1 1/2 pounds fresh cod (or other firm white fish) 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs…