Category Archives: Poultry

Null soup++. 12/4/21

Back in the day when the only things that were free on Weight Watchers were non-starchy vegetables, I used to make this soup with only chicken broth and vegetables. We affectionately called it null soup. Although not very exciting, it … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with rutabagas and B. sprouts 12/1/21 (GBTG Day 57)

This is what I call my classic chicken dinner. It consists of chicken breast meat, gravy, rutabagas or squash, and a green vegetable. It fits in well to my countdown to Getting Back To Goal (GBTG). Only about 4 PP … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers night. 11/25-26/21

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate in the U.S. I hope your dinner went well and you were able to enjoy being with your friends and relatives this year. John and I hosted 10 people and the preparations were done … Continue reading

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Lentil stew with turkey sausage and vegetables. 11/20/21

Yesterday we went car shopping. It is as bleak as you have read. But our lease is expiring in February so we thought we should take a look at what is available. Short answer, not much. In fact although we … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy slaw. 11/19/21

In the recipe for these chicken enchiladas there are four sections.1) cook the chicken 2) make the salsa verde 3) heat the tortillas in hot oil and 4) assemble and bake in a casserole dish. Daunting! My four steps are … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with squash and broccoli. 11/12/21

Tonight’s dinner is a riff on our standard Classic Chicken Dinner which consists of chicken breast and gravy, butternut squash or rutabagas, and broccoli. The addition of Marsala, sautéed mushrooms, and some chicken stock to our packet of chicken gravy … Continue reading

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Chicken cacciatore with spaghetti. 11/1/21

Sometimes when you try to adapt a recipe to your heathy eating lifestyle you end up almost ruining it. Here is the original recipe. https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/roast-chicken-cacciatore-red-wine-butter. We decided not to use a whole chicken roasted in the oven but chicken breasts … Continue reading

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Turkey sausage with cabbage two ways. 10/30/21

My original plan was for turkey sausage with BBQ beans and sauerkraut. Since I have been trying to cut out some carbs throughout the day, John and our daughter had the BBQ beans and I made some coleslaw to accompany … Continue reading

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Mexican chicken parmesan with zucchini and leeks. 10/28/21

What?! Mexican chicken parmesan? It’s not a long story. I looked in my pantry shortly before dinner and there were no canned tomatoes. Zero. What I did have was a container of salsa in the refrigerator and some tomato paste. … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 10/16/21

Our classic chicken dinner always contains chicken breast with gravy or some sort of sauce, a mashed starchy vegetable, and a green vegetable. For us it is homey, comforting, and easy to make. We are cooking for three these days … Continue reading

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