April and May 2017 Menu

April and May 2017 Menu

All menu items include Weight Watcher’s SmartPoints (SP)

MAIN DISHES

All main dishes served with side of your choice

Tuscan Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Shrimp
Sun-dried tomatoes and spinach sauteed with wild-caught shrimp in a creamy garlic butter sauce.
Can be made paleo and Whole30 with almond milk and ghee
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 6 SP

Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Chicken
This dish, called Khoresh Fesenjan, or Fesenjoon, combines the rich flavors of pomegranate molasses, walnuts and caramelized onions to slow cook chicken thighs. Finished with fresh pomegranate seeds.
Paleo and Whole 30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 10 SP

Lemon Roasted Chicken with Garlic, Artichokes and Capers
Whole chicken thighs slow roasted with lemon, garlic, artichokes, onions and capers.
Paleo and Whole30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Garlic Brown Sugar Flank Steak with Chimichurri
Brown sugar and spice rubbed flank steak grilled and served with a pesto of fresh cilantro, parsley, oregano, garlic and chilis.
Grain-free
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP
Recipe and picture courtesy of How Sweet It Is

Andouille Sausage and Spaghetti Squash Pie
Andouille or Chorizo sausage cooked with spaghetti squash, caramelized onions and sun-dried tomatoes in a light tomato sauce.
Paleo and Whole30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 9 SP

Cilantro Maple Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks
Chicken drumsticks marinated in a sauce of shallots, Sriracha hot sauce, maple syrup and cilantro and grilled.
Paleo
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Beef, Snap Pea and Asparagus Stir Fry
New York Strip Steak stir-fried with snap peas, asparagus, scallions, ginger and garlic in a tamari sesame sauce.
Paleo and Whole 30 with coconut aminos
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 6 SP

Orange and Rosemary Seared Salmon
Salmon baked in a sauce of fresh rosemary, garlic and orange.
Paleo and Whole 30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 7 SP

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes baked and stuffed with scallions, tomatoes, peppers and seasoned ground chicken, beef, pork or tofu. Can add queso fresco or jack cheese.
Can be vegetarian, vegan or macrobiotic
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 9 SP

Cocoa Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Crimini Berry Sauce
Pork tenderloin dry-rubbed with cocoa and spices and topped with a sweet-tart mushroom and berry sauce.
Paleo and Whole30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Broiled Parmesan Tilapia
Fresh ocean-caught Tilapia or Haddock tossed in lemon with a crunchy parmesan and pistachio crust
Grain-free
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 7 SP

Turkey Medallions with Shallots, Baby Shitakes and Spinach
Turkey breast medallions cooked with shallots, baby shitake mushrooms and spinach, finished in a sauce of creme fresh.
Can be Paleo and Whole 30 without creme fresh
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Summer Squash Stuffed with Veal Risotto
Summer squash stuffed with fragrant veal, leeks and brown basmati rice risotto
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 11 SP

Chicken Cordon Bleu Meatballs
Chicken meatballs stuffed with ham and swiss cheese in a creamy white wine and mustard sauce
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 7 SP
Recipe and picture thanks to Skinny Taste Cookbook

Crab Stuffed Shrimp
Boiled shrimp stuffed with crab meat in a lemon dill yogurt sauce – served chilled.
Grain-free
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 4 SP

SPRING MEALS IN A BOWL

Green Quinoa Salad
Quinoa cooked in vegetable broth and apple cider, with steamed asparagus, green beans, peas and kale, tossed in a lemon basil dressing and topped with sliced almonds. Can add chicken or shrimp.
Vegan and Macrobiotic
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 9 SP; 8 SP with chicken or shrimp

Citrus Chicken Buckwheat Salad
Roasted chicken paired with mandarins, cilantro, garlic, avocado, cashews and lime and tossed with toasted buckwheat groats (kasha)
Macrobiotic
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 7 SP

Sofritas Tofu Taco Bowl
Spicy red beans and crumbled tofu in a chipotle tomato sauce tossed with cilantro lime brown rice and spinach. Served with queso fresco and guacamole.
Vegan
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP
Thanks to Pinch of Yum for recipe and photo

Fresh Tuna Salad Nicoise 
Fresh seared tuna, green beans, hard boiled egg, purple onion, tomatoes, olives and baby potatoes tossed in a lemon EVOO viniagrette
Paleo, Whole30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 10 SP

Basmati and Wild Rice with Chickpeas, Currants and Herbs
Basmati brown and wild rice tossed with chickpeas, dried currants, apricots, shallots and herbs in a fresh orange juice and sherry vinegar dressing. Can add chicken breast.
Vegan, Macrobiotic
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 9 SP

Smoked Almond and Chickpea Salad 
Smoked almonds, chickpeas, red onion, dill and avocado with a lemon and EVOO vinaigrette. Can add chicken breast.
Vegan, Macrobiotic
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad
Rice vermicelli with carrots, cucumber, snap peas, mint, basil, cilantro, and green onions in a peanut lime dressing. Add tofu, chicken or shrimp.
Vegan and Macrobiotic with tofu
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Grilled Eggplant and Soba Noodle Bowl
Grilled sweet and sour eggplant, spinach and garlic in a sesame tamari sauce with buckwheat soba noodles. Add tofu, chicken or shrimp.
Vegan and Macrobiotic with tofu
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 8 SP

Mexican Black Bean Pasta Salad
Black bean elbow pasta tossed with roasted sweet potatoes, corn, tomatoes, red peppers and scallions in a cilantro lime and toasted cumin dressing. Can add tofu, chicken or shrimp and queso fresco.
Grain-free, Vegan and Macrobiotic with tofu
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 9 SP

Smoky Black-Eyed Peas with Ham, Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Collard Greens
Smoky black-eyed peas tossed with wilted collard greens, smoked ham hock, roasted sweet potatoes, garlic and onions. Can substitute tofu, chicken, sausage or chicken sausage for the ham.
Grain-free, Vegan and Macrobiotic with tofu
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 12 SP; 9 SP with tofu or chicken; 10 SP with chicken sausage

moroccan lamb stewMoroccan Chicken Stew
Chunks of juicy chicken thighs slow cooked in traditional Moroccan spices with onions, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, apricots, garlic and oranges.
Paleo and Whole30
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 7 SP

Sweet and Sour Indian Split Peas
Toor dal (lentils) simmered with tomatoes, green, chilies, honey, ginger and curry leaves – can be mild, medium or spicy
Vegan and Macrobiotic
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 6 SP

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops over Arugula Pesto Parmesan Salad
Scallops wrapped in prosciutto and grilled, served over arugula greens with shaved parmesan and a lemon garlic vinaigrette
Paleo and Whole30 without parmesan
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 10 SP; 8 SP without Parmesan

SIDES

Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Basil 0SP
Baked Acorn Squash with Goji Berries and Pistachios 4SP
Orange and Fennel Salad 1SP
Wild Rice Salad 6SP
Butternut Squash and Tahini Spread 4SP
Roasted Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and Plums 6SP
Yellow Lentils and Spinach 5SP
Sautéed Beet Greens and Spring Onions with Sherry Vinegar  1SP
Cauliflower and Peas in Cilantro Onion Sauce
2SP
Asparagus with Slivered Almonds 4SP
Garlicky Lemon Broccoli 2SP
Carrots with Lime-Scented Yogurt 4SP
Garlic Wilted Spinach 1SP
Ranch Mashed Potatoes
 5SP
Bok Choy with Tamari and Ginger 3SP
Cumin and Chili Roasted Cauliflower 2SP
Orange Basmati Rice 6SP
Mango Pineapple Salsa 0SP
Carrot, Cilantro and Jalapeno Crema Slaw 2SP
Scallion and Thyme Quinoa 5SP
Brown Rice with Apricots and Walnuts 6SP
Chickpeas with Onions and Tomatoes 5SP
Roasted Maple Glazed Parsnips 2 SP
Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary
3SP
Roasted Zucchini with Corn and Feta 3SP

Roasted Broccoli and Purple Onions with Walnuts and Shaved Parmesan 4SP
Watermelon and Feta Salad with Mint 2SP

Roasted Cauliflower with Grapes and Capers 1SP
Bourbon Maple Sweet Potato Mash 4SP
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Orange Zest and Pecans 4SP
Honey Mustard Carrots 2SP
Cumin Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes
3SP
Creamy Cheese Grits 5SP
Ginger, Scallion and Cucumber Salad with Tamari 1SP
Roasted or Steamed Vegetables:
Carrots, onions, red peppers, zucchini, summer squash, butternut squash, brussel sprouts, broccoli, mushrooms, asparagus or parsnips
 1SP roasted, 0SP steamed
Cauliflower or Broccoli Rice 0SP
Brown Rice, White Rice or Quinoa 7SP