Recipes

Someone recently asked me to create a page of my favorite recipes. So I thought that wasn't a bad idea...here you go!

Honestly I don't use a lot of recipes. We have some favorites that we like, but they are often whole foods. I don't do casseroles because I find generally they get too high in points pretty quickly. I like to keep dinner around 10 points.

So I'll start by listing some favorite menus for different meals and then share a few recipes.

New! The recipes with a next to them are part of my Thanksgiving Feast!

Breakfast Meals

  • Dannon Light and Fit Yogurt (2)
  • 1/2 cup Fiber One (0)
  • 1/2 cup blackberries (0)
  • 2 slices Sara Lee Delightful Bread, toasted (1)
  • Sugar free jam (0)

Total: 3

  • 2 Eggo Waffles (2)
  • 1 Tsp peanut butter (1)
  • 1 Tbs sugar free syrup (.5)

Total: 3.5

  • 1 cup Simply Shreds hashbrowns (1)
  • Mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, onions (0)
  • 1/2 cup egg beaters (1)
  • 2 slices center cut bacon (1)

Total: 3

Baker's Breakfast Cookies (for whole cookie):
  • Pumpkin Spice (5)
  • Lemon Poppy Seed (6)
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly (6)
  • Coffee with cream and splenda
  • Pria Bar (2)
  • Protein Shake Frappucino (2)

Total: 4

  • Zen Bakery Fiber Cake (1)
  • Coffee with cream and splenda (1)

Total: 2

  • Diva Oatmeal Pancake (2-3)
  • Coffee with cream and splenda
  • Sugar free jam, or sugar free syrup, or PB2

Total: 3-4 depending on options

  • 1 Cup Kashi Puffed Cereal (not sweetened) (1.5)
  • 1/2 Cup Kashi Go-Lean (1)
  • 1/2 Cup Organic Skim Milk (1)
  • Coffee

Total: big bowl of cereal for 3.5 points

Total: 3

Lunch Meals

For lunch at work I generally have a big salad, some lean protein for 2-3 points (or a baked regular or sweet potato), fruit for 1 point, veggies for 0, and maybe 2 point granola bar. I prefer to keep lunches under 8 points.

The following are lunch meals I might eat on a weekend.

  • 2 fat free hot dogs--I like Hebrew National 97% fat free (3)
  • 2 low fat hot dog buns (1.5)
  • 1 serving fat free Pringles (1)
  • 1 serving grapes (1)
  • Raw veggies (0)

Total: 6.5

  • Portabello mushroom pan "fried" in Pam with fat free Italian dressing. (0)
  • 1/2 wedge laughing cow cheese (.5)
  • low fat hamburger bun (2)
  • Purple onion, tomato, and lettuce (0)
  • Raw veggies (0)
  • fat free Pringles (1)

Toral: 3.5

  • Beef and Barley Soup (Progresso) (2)
  • 2 slices center cut bacon (2)
  • 2 pieces reduced calorie wheat bread (1)
  • Tomato, lettuce (0)
  • 1 tsp Fat Free mayo (0)
  • Raw veggies (0)

Total: 5

  • 1/4 pound ground buffalo (3)
  • low fat hamburger bun (2)
  • Raw veggies (0)
  • 1 serving Fat Free Pringles (1)

Total: 6

  • 6 inch Subway club (6)
  • 1 serving Fat Free Pringles (1)
  • Raw veggies (0)

Total: 7

  • Subway grilled chicken salad with fat free Ranch (3)
  • 1 serving Fat Free Pringles (1)

Total: 4

Total: 3.5

  • Big salad with all the veggies
  • Trader Ming's Fat Free Asian Dressing
  • 3 oz grilled chicken breast
  • Apple

Total: 4

Salad Ideas

I have a salad for lunch every day, now. I rarely eat the boxed foods any more since trying Core. I find I prefer light, healthy, clean food. I make a big salad with dark leafy greens, tomatoes, onions, cukes or zukes, peppers...think COLOR! And with this I will have one of the following for a VERY filling, healthy meal:

  • 3 oz chicken breast
  • 1 baked potato with seasoning salt
  • 1 baked SWEET potato with seasoning salt
  • 1.5 oz tuna (canned in water...or if I have leftover, fresh seared ahi)
  • 1 serving "Servings For One" Green Giant broccoli and cheese, with extra broccoli

Total: 2-4 points depending on ingredients

Dinner Meals

  • Tory's Taco Salad (recipe to follow) (4)

Total: 8

  • Costco Chinese Chicken Salad (7)

Total: 7

  • 1/2 California Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chicken Pizza (9)
  • Big salad (0)
  • Fat Free Italian Dressing (0)

Total: 9

  • 1 Tyson Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast (3)
  • 1 cup pasta (4)
  • Molly McButter or I Can't Believe It's Not Butter (0)
  • Fresh steamed broccoli (0)
  • Raw veggies (0)

Total: 7

  • 1/2 Tyson Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast (1.5)
  • Low fat hamburger bun (2)
  • Fat free mayo, lettuce, tomato, red onion (0)
  • 1 Tbs chipotle salsa (0)
  • Veggies (0)
  • Grapes (1)

Total: 4.5

  • Fish Tacos (recipe to follow) (4)
  • Baked corn tortillas cut into chips (1)
  • Salsa (0)
  • Fat Free sour cream (1)

Total: 6

Total: 6

  • Low fat pork loin 3 ounces (4)
  • Homemade applesauce with splenda (2)
  • Salad (0)
  • Fat free Italian dressing (0)
  • Cauliflower (0)

Total: 6

  • Salmon baked with onions, capers, dill (4)
  • Salad (0)
  • Fat free Italian dressing (0)
  • Glorified Cauliflower (recipe to follow) (1)

Total: 5

Chicken Wrap

  • 1 Carbdown Flatbread (2)
  • 2 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked (1)
  • 1/4 avocado (2)
  • Raspberry wasabi mustard (0)
  • Lettuce, onions, tomatoes, peppers (0)

Total: 5

Flatbread Pizza

  • 1 Carbdown Flatbread (2)
  • 2 oz boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped (1)
  • 1/4 cup chopped purple onion (0)
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sace (1)
  • 1/3 cup pineapple (1)

Total: 6

  • Small baked potato (2)
  • Mushrooms sauteed in chicken broth
  • onions sauteed with mushrooms
  • Fat Free Ranch dressing (0)
  • Big salad (0)
  • Fat free Italian (0)
  • Grapes (1)

Total: 3

Recipes

The recipes that have my name in them are all recipes that I have either created or modified to be Weight Watchers friendly. The others are favorites that I've picked up places. Click a recipe link below

Tory's Fish Tacos (4 points per serving)

Fresh Strawberry Pie (1 point per serving)

Tory's Taco Salad (4 points per serving)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie (2 points per serving)

Tory's Pumpkin Pie (2 points per serving)

Mango Raspberry Salsa (1 point per serving)

Tory's Chicken Cordon Bleu (6 points per serving)

Glorified Cauliflower (1 points per serving)

Tory's Chili (3 points per serving)

Pulled BBQ Pork Sandwiches (7 points per serving)

Grasshopper Pie (3 points per serving)

Chocolate Decadence (2 points per serving)

Tory's Banana Oat Muffins (2 points per serving)

Tory's Other Banana Bran Muffins (1 point per serving)

Egg McMuffin Tory Style (4 points per serving)

Tory's Lettuce Wraps (7 points per serving)

Tory's Almost Fat-Free Zucchini Fudge Brownies (2 points per serving...and these are BIG brownies)

Tory's Rosemary Cornbread (3 points per serving)

Tory's Habenero Sausage Chili Soup (4 points per serving)

Thai Basil Chicken (2 points per serving w/out rice)

Tory's Delta Red Beans and Rice (4 points per serving)

Tory's Turkey Stuffing (1 point per serving)

Best Cranberry Relish (0 pts for 2 Tbs)

Spiced Cranberry Apple Cider (2 points)

Turkey Cutlets with Stuffed Apples (3 points per serving)

Green Beans with Button Mushrooms (0 points)

Chicken Broth Gravy (0 points)

0 Point Ranch Dressing (0 points)

Skinny Garlic Mashed Potatoes (3 points)

Popovers (2 points)

Tory's Pumpkin Bran Muffins (2 points) Joan's Breakfast Bread Pudding
Diva Oatmeal Pancakes Grilled Portabello with Polenta and Guacamole
Angel Pumpkin Spice Cake  

 

Note: I also have with Thansgiving a relish tray, fresh cut vegetables, tea, water, coffee, and a great big salad with the 0 point ranch (although that will add up after awhile), and other fat free dressings. I serve this the weekend before Thanksgiving to friends. NO ONE knew it was low fat, healthy, and low calorie. In fact, everyone raved. I took the cranberries, popovers, and pumpkin pie to regular Thanksgiving dinner and everyone loved it. The reason I do this the weekend before Thanksgiving is so that I get a healthy Thanksgiving meal with things I love, so that on THE big day I don't feel like I have to overeat. Turkey? Just had it last week! Too often I think we "It's only one day a year" ourselves into overeating on holidays.

Updated: April 19, 2008