Category: One pot

Shrimp Tacos with Slaw

Shrimp Tacos with Slaw

This is how to make my easy shrimp tacos with slaw I usually enjoy any kind of shellfish when my husband is at work since we are unsure if he is allergic to shellfish or not. So, when he works, I eat something like this, 

Pesto Penne Pasta with Chicken

Pesto Penne Pasta with Chicken

This was such a delicious and easy meal that came together in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. This meal is made with my Basil Spinach Pesto and brightens this dish beyond belief. It uses rotisserie chicken for convenience and amazing fiber packed 

Chef Allie’s Sloppy Joe’s

Chef Allie’s Sloppy Joe’s

When it comes to a childhood favorite, Sloppy Joe’s comes to mind.

They are delicious, packed full of veggies and sloppy of course! Our oldest always asks for Sloppy Joe’s and she doesn’t know it’s packed full of sneaky veggies.

Chef Allie's Sloppy Joe's

A lightened-up childhood favorite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef recipes, easy, healthy recipe, lightened up, meal prep, meal prepping, sloppy joes, weightloss, weightwatchers, ww, ww meals
Servings: 6

Equipment

  • Saute pan
  • Knife

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 Pound Ground beef 96/4
  • 1 Cup Onions chopped
  • 3/4 Cup Celery chopped
  • 3/4 Cup Carrots chopped
  • 2 TBSP Garlic minced
  • 1/4 Cup No sugar added ketchup I used GHughed
  • 2 Cups No salt added tomato sauce Hunt's
  • 1 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 TBSP Red wine vinegar
  • 2 TBSP SF Pancake syrup or syrup of your choice
  • 1 tsp Dried thyme j
  • Pinch Ground cloves
  • Satl & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook beef, strain & set aside
  • Add onions, celery & carrots to the same pan cook until tender
  • Add the garlic and cook for 30-40 seconds
  • Pour in the tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar and syrup
  • Add the seasonings and season with salt & pepper to taste
  • Simmer until thick, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve on your favorite roll with cheese (optional)

Notes

4 WW
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4 Bites on Better Balance Healthi (formerly called iTrackBites)
170 Calories
One Pan Pasta with Broccoli, Cottage Cheese & Chicken

One Pan Pasta with Broccoli, Cottage Cheese & Chicken

Growing up my mom would make my sister and me a simple pasta dish with elbow pasta, butter, black pepper with cottage cheese. I wanted to make that nostalgic dish into an adult version so that is what I did. The key to the pasta 

Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

This is an all-time favorite here in this household. We love making the house smell wonderful all day and to be able to set and forget is my kind of dinner. This is great for meal prep, and you can serve this in a roll 

Skinny Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Skinny Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

 

Easy dinners are our thing in this household of five. We have been loving crockpot meals lately because it’s not only easy it’s a set and forget and see you later dinner!

If you love buffalo chicken, you are going to be obsessed with this dinner. It will be on repeat for sure in this house!

Skinny Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

The easiest and most delicious crockpot dinner for the buffalo chicken lovers!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken, buffalo sauce, chicken recipes, crockpot, crockpot recipes, easy dinner, healthy crockpot meals, healthy dinner, itrackbites, quick meals, weight watchers, ww meals
Servings: 6 People

Equipment

  • Crockpot

Ingredients

  • 4 each Chicken breast ( Fresh or frozen ) About 2 pounds
  • 1 tsp Avocado oil Spray
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Packet Hidden Valley Ranch Mix
  • 1 TBSP Dak's Nothin But Ranch Optional
  • 1/2 Cup Frank's hot sauce or hot sauce of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup Kettle & Fire Bone Broth Or broth of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup Onion Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Celery Diced
  • 14.5 oz Tuttoroso canned no salt added diced tomatoes Undrained
  • 1/2 Cup Bolthouse Farms Chunky Blue Cheese Yogurt Dressing or blue cheese of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup Philadelphia whipped cream cheese
  • 1 Cup Kraft fat free cheddar cheese
  • 1 Cup Kraft fat free mozzarella cheese
  • Scallions to garnish
  • 1 Box Ronzoni 150 Penne

Instructions

  • In a crockpot place chicken breast down on the bottom. Spray lightly with avocado oil, season with salt, pepper & both ranch seasonings
  • Pour the hot sauce over the chicken then chicken broth on the bottom of the crockpot
  • Add the celery, onion and diced tomato
  • Pour blue cheese dressing over and set to low for 6-8 hours.
  • Once chicken is fully cooked and ready to go, shred to your liking.
  • Cook pasta then add to the chicken
  • Add cheese and fold in then cover on low for 15 minutes until cheese is melted
  • Once cheese is melted, garnish with more hot sauce and scallions

Notes

1 1/2 Cups (Heaping) per serving
7 WW (My PP)
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7 Bites on Better Balance Healthi (Formerly iTrackBites)
515 Calories
Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

  This was a delicious Sunday dinner in the crockpot. A set it and forget it meal that’ll make your house smell amazing all day long! Did I mention this was kid and husband approved and required very minimal effort? It was PERFECT! Quick an 

Cranberry Orange Sauce

Cranberry Orange Sauce

Another staple on our holiday table is cranberry sauce. I love making my own but my sister likes the good old cranberry sauce from the can. I enjoy making my own because of the flavors and the versatility you have with it afterwards. Thanksgiving leftovers 

Lightened Green Bean Casserole

Lightened Green Bean Casserole

When I think of Thanksgiving or the holidays I think of traditions and one of those traditions at the dining table is always the good old classic green bean casserole.

My Lightened Green Bean Casserole is just that, lightened up from the original one we all know. You either love it like me or hate it. Either way this one is here for those that would love to make a lightened up version.

Lightened Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole is a nostalgic dish at our holiday tables! The good old canned green bean casserole is what I'm talking about and that is what I made just a lighter version.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green bean casserole, green beans, healthier choices, healthy dinner, healthy dishes, healthy meals, healthy recipe, itrackbites, lightened up, thanksgiving, thanksgiving dishes, ww
Servings: 6

Equipment

  • Casserole dish
  • Oven
  • Can opener
  • Foil

Ingredients

  • 3 14.5 oz. Canned french style green beans Drained
  • 1 10.5 oz. Campbell's 98% fat free cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/3-1/2 Cup Unsweetened almond milk Less almond milk, thicker sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp Onion powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 6 TBSP French fried onions

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375
  • In a casserole dish place the drained green beans in
  • In a separate bowl put the cream of mushroom soup in with the almond milk, thyme and season with salt & pepper to taste
  • Pour over the green beans and toss lightly
  • Cover with foil and place into the over for 40 minutes
  • Take out, uncover and place back into over for 15 minutes
  • Once out sprinkle the french fried onion over the top and place back into the oven for about 5-8 minutes and enjoy

Notes

Serves 6
2 Bites on Better Balance Healthi formerly known as iTrackBites
2 WW pp
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86 Calories
Sausage, Apple & Cornbread Stuffing

Sausage, Apple & Cornbread Stuffing

  Tis the season to make lots of yummy foods!! One of our favorites around here is stuffing and all different types of stuffing! I mean who doesn’t like carbs? Am I right? So here is one of the stuffing recipes I usually prepare every