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Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

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I saw this on Diabetic Living Online and the recipe looked great. The only problem was they didn’t tell how much the calories were including the rice. I calculated it with the rice. Still a good calorie count with rice.

4 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 medium red onion, cut into strips
1/4 medium pineapple, peeled and cored, and chopped
3/4 cup zucchini, cut into strips
3/4 cup peas, sugar snap
12 ounces chicken breast half without skin, cut into bite-sized pieces
3 tablespoons stir-fry sauce
2 cups cooked rice

1. In a wok or large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Stir-fry red onion in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add pineapple pieces, zucchini, and pea pods. Stir-fry for 2 minutes more. Remove mixture from wok.

2. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil to hot wok. Add chicken. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Return onion mixture to wok. Add stir-fry sauce. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until heated through. If desired, serve with fresh pineapple wedges.

Serves 4.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 301 Calories; 6g Fat (18.0% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 40g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 39mg Cholesterol; 447mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat.

10 Benefits to Drinking Warm Lemon Water Every Morning – Tasty Yummies

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I have heard about drinking warm lemon water for a while and didn’t know why it was so good for you. Here is why!


10 Benefits to Drinking Warm Lemon Water Every Morning – Tasty Yummies.

Balsamic Crockpot Pork Roast

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I found this at one of my favorite sites, Skinny Taste. Looks so good and EASY! Check the site. There are lots of yummy recipes!

2 pounds pork roast, boneless
kosher salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/3 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon honey

1. Season the pork with salt, garlic powder and red pepper flakes and place it into the slow cooker. Mix together the broth and vinegar and pour it over the pork, then pour the honey over and set the timer for 4 hours on High or 6-8 hours on Low.

2. Once the pork is cooked and tender (it should shred easily with a fork), remove from slow cooker with tongs into a serving dish. Break apart lightly with two forks and put back into the slow cooker and ladle 1/2 cup sauce over the pork and keep warm until ready to eat.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 181 Calories; 11g Fat (54.0% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 56mg Cholesterol; 101mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Szechwan Dipping Sauce

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Szechwan Dipping Sauce

1 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup white vinegar
2 teaspoons chili oil
2 each green onion, chopped

Mix all ingredients together and serve as a dipping sauce or as a slaw dressing.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 30 Calories; trace Fat (1.2% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 1372mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Other Carbohydrates; 1/2 Fat.