Sunday, January 18, 2009

WW Chicken Fried Rice


2 spray(s) cooking spray
4 large egg white(s)
1/2 cup(s) scallion(s), chopped, green and white parts
2 medium garlic clove(s), minced
12 oz uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup(s) carrot(s), diced
2 cup(s) cooked brown rice, regular or instant, kept hot
1/2 cup(s) frozen green peas, thawed
3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set pan over medium-high heat. Add egg whites and cook, until scrambled, stirring frequently, about 3 to 5 minutes; remove from pan and set aside.
Offheat, recoat skillet with cooking spray and place back over medium-high heat. Add scallions and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add chicken and carrots; sauté until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
Stir in reserved cooked egg whites, cooked brown rice, peas and soy sauce; cook until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 1 minute. Yields about 1 cup per serving/3 points

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

~Crockpot White Chicken Chili~WW


28 oz fat-free chicken broth
30 oz canned cannellini beans
30 oz canned great Northern beans
1/2 medium onion(s), chopped up
1/3 cup(s) tomatillo salsa
15 oz canned navy beans
3 item(s) raw chicken breasts
3 tsp ground red pepper


Cut the chicken breast into small pieces and put in crockpot. Cut up onion half and put in crockpot. Dump all the other ingredients in the crockpot and let it cook for 5 hours on high. You can also add other spices/seasonings that you may like for taste, but it is great just the way it is.

*This freezes well!

Servings 12 ~ WW Points 4

~Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ WW


2 tbsp butter, softened
2 tsp canola oil
1/2 cup(s) packed brown sugar, dark-variety
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp table salt
1 large egg white(s)
3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
3 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips, about 1/2 cup

Preheat oven to 375ºF.

In a medium bowl, cream together butter, oil and sugar. Add vanilla, salt and egg white; mix thoroughly to combine.

In a small bowl, mix together flour and baking soda; stir into batter. Add chocolate chips to batter; stir to distribute evenly throughout.

Drop rounded half-teaspoons of dough onto one or two large nonstick baking sheets, leaving a small amount of space between each cookie. Bake cookies until golden around edges, about 4 to 6 minutes; cool on a wire rack. Yields 2 cookies per serving. 1 WW point