This Halloween, send your trick-or-treaters out to gather their goodies with a healthy, hearty meal first. Halloween night can be hectic as you try to rush home from work, put together costumes and fix dinner. Don’t settle for an unhealthy option. Afterall, the kids are going to come home with literally buckets full of sugar-filled candy.
Chicken Chili – The chicken is a lean alternative to beef and you’ll get plenty of fiber and other nutrients from the kidney beans and vegetables. This recipe is just 2.5 Weight Watchers Points.
Barack Obama Chili – This recipe comes from the Democratic nominee’s personal recipe collection. He says he’s been making it since college and it’s always a hit with his family. Using lean turkey, this recipe has 291 Calories per serving.
Country Style Chili – A more traditional approach to chili, it’s seasoned well with chili powder and cayenne, and stocked with veggies and beans. Trade the beef for ground turkey to cut calories. This recipe has 246 Calories.
Low Carb Chili – Ground turkey, bacon and plenty of seasoning bubbles this hearty chili recipe to less than 6g Carbs per serving.
Crock Pot Chili Mac – It’s goulash meets chili in a satisfying combination the entire family will love. This recipe from Weight Watchers has about 6 Weight Watchers Points.
Just plan ahead, put the ingredients together the night before, then set the Crock Pot to slow cook all day on low. The aroma will meet you at the door and dinner will be ready.
October 29th, 2008