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Tropical Slaw

Tropical Slaw

100% Simply Filling

Tropical Slaw

Serves 4

  • 4 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 diced mango
  • ½ cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons chopped cilantro

Toss all slaw mix ingredients together and divide into 4 servings

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Warm Ranch Potato Salad – 100% Simply Filling (3 Points Plus)

Warm Ranch Potato Salad

100% Simply Filling (3 Points Plus)

Serves 6

  • 28oz bag Honey Gold Small Potatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced Red Onion
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs, Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Kraft Light Ranch Dressing
  • 1/4 cup Fat Free Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper

Bring potatoes to a boil; reduce to a simmer and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes.

Cook up two hard boiled eggs.

Combine Ranch dressing and milk; pour over potatoes while potatoes are still hot. Add diced onions and eggs.  Season with salt and pepper.

Divide into 6 servings. (Save 3 servings for another day)

Honey Mustard Apple & Broccoli Salad – 100% Simply Filling plus 1 WPA (4 Points Plus)

Honey Mustard Apple & Broccoli Salad – 100% Simply Filling plus 1 WPA (4 Points Plus)

Serves 3

Honey Mustard Broccoli & Apple Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp whole grain mustard
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb broccoli, shopped
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp roasted salted sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. Blanch or steam broccoli for a few ins until bright green and just tender.  Run under cool water immediately and let drain.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together mustard, honey, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the broccoli, apples and sunflower seeds.  Toss together and let chill for at least 15 mins before serving.

Recipe from The Slender Kitchen

 

Black Bean and Corn Salad – 100% Simply Filling – 6 Points Plus

Black Bean and Corn Salad – 100% Simply Filling – 6 Points Plus

Black Bean Corn Salad

Serves 3

Ingredients

  • ¼ red onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp lime zest
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 corn on the cob or 1 cup frozen corn
  • ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 tsp. olive oil

Instructions

Combine everything in a bowl and let sit in the fridge for at least 1 hour.

Baked Seasoned Fries – 100% Simply Filling – 2 Points Plus

Baked Seasoned Fries – 100% Simply Filling – 2 Points Plus

Serves 2

  • 1 medium potato, sliced into thin fries
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/8 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch of chili powder
  • salt and pepper
  • cooking spray

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Cover a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.  Spray with cooking spray.

Mix together all the spices.

All the egg white to a bowl and add the spices.  Beat until frothy and then pour over the potatoes.  Mix so all the potatoes are coated.  Spread in one layer onto the baking sheet trying not have the fries touch.

Cook for about 40 mins, flipping halfway through.  Remove once crispy and cooked through.  Cooking time will depend on the thickness of the fries.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes – 100% Simply Filling

Mashed Sweet Potatoes – 100% Simply Filling

Serves 2

  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/8 cup Fat Free Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • salt and pepper

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.  Add sweet potatoes and garlic clove.  Cook until tender – about 8-10 mins.

Drain.  Add yoghurt, honey, salt and pepper.  Mash.

Remembered when I made this that I much prefer the flavor of baked sweet potatoes rather than boiled.  Note to self – next time I make Mashed Sweet Potatoes, bake them in the oven first!!)

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries – 100% Simply Filling – 2 Points Plus

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries – 100% Simply Filling – 2 Points Plus

Serves 2

  • 1 medium Sweet Potato, sliced into thin fries
  • 2 tsp Cajun Spice or fave seasoning
  • Cooking spray

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Cover a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.  Spray with cooking spray.

Spray the potatoes with cooking spray and toss with seasoning.

Spread in single layer on baking sheet and baked for 30-40 mins, flipping half way through.

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