I recently received an email from a reader frustrated because she wanted more “actual recipes.”
My first reaction was to get defensive.
Do you ever do that?
As a people pleaser with perfectionist tendencies, it’s usually my first line of response.
Sad but true.
But then I got centered and took several deep, soothing, calming breaths, which was just what I needed so see things from her point of view.
Because I’ve been busy for the past several years providing “actual recipes” on the blog and eCookbooks filled with “actual recipes” – I forget that everyday hundreds of NEW people visit Simple Nourished Living and sign up for my emails and they have no way of knowing this!
Which is the point of today’s post; To provide you with links to all my recipes and a recipe for Chicken Salad with Apples & Cranberries – one of the most popular recipes on the blog.
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The following links will take you to the hundreds and hundreds of Weight Watchers Friendly Recipes I’ve been busy sharing since 2012:
Bonus: Here’s one of the most popular Weight Watchers friendly recipes here on Simple Nourished Living. I’ve made this recipe dozens of times since first sharing it several years ago.
It’s one of my favorite ways to use up leftover cooked chicken. Enjoy!
(You’ll also find this recipe in the Comfort Food Favorites eBook)
Nutritional Estimates (1 cup): 220 calories, 5g fat, 13g carbs, 2g fiber, 28g protein, 5* PointsPlus, 4* SmartPoints
- 2-1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken
- 3 stalks celery, chopped
- 1 cup chopped apple
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons Hellman’s light mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
Place the chicken, celery, apple and cranberries in a bowl and stir to combine.
In a small bowl, stir together the yogurt, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Add to the chicken mixture and stir to mix well. Stir in the parsley if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve on mixed greens or in a wrap or sandwich. I also like it spread on whole grain crackers or toast.
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
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