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3/8/09 10:49 P

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Have you tried the Taco Soup? Very easy and really really good.

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and I recomend the beef in cranbery/wine reduction
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the oriental chicken looks great!

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3/3/09 9:48 A

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My sparkpage has a great slow cooker brisket recipe. Enjoy! recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai
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3/2/09 7:59 P

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Slow Cook Turkey Chili
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2/26/09 6:43 P

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Creamy Carrot Soup with Apples and Ginger ***

Serving Size: 8

1 pound carrots -- cut in 1" slices
1/2 pound parsnips -- cut in 1" pieces
1 pound Granny Smith apples -- cut in 1" pieces
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
2 cups water
1 tablespoon fresh ginger root -- grated

FOR EXTRA FLAVOR: You can roast the vegetables in the oven at 400 degrees F. for 10 - 12 minutes. This really brings out the sweetness in them.

Take vegetables, broth, water and pepper and place in slow cooker on LOW for 6 - 8 hours.

Thirty minutes prior to serving puree in the blender or using an immersion blender. Add grated ginger and season with salt to taste.



Per Serving : 91 Calories; trace Fat (2.1% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 282mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat.

NOTES : This soup is wonderful to serve for company with a bit of cream on top.


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2/24/09 7:05 P

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Slow Cooker Ground Turkey Soup ***

Serving Size: 8
Categories: 20 Carbs or less; Carrots; Celery; Onions;
Turkey; WW Points - 3

1 pound turkey breast, boneless and skinless -- ground
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped carrot
4 cups water
4 beef bouillon cubes
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup barley
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon soy sauce, low sodium
2 teaspoons parsley
4 ounces whole wheat pasta -- macaroni shape is best or orzo
water

Cut turkey breast into small pieces and place small amounts in food processor. Process until a coarse chop is achieved. Finish remaining turkey.

Brown the turkey in a frying pan; drain off the fat.

Put the turkey and all ingredients except the pasta into the crock-pot. Add water to within an inch or so of the top of the crock-pot. Cook on LOW for 8 hours. About 30 minutes before serving, cook pasta in boiling salted water; add to the crock-pot.


Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 173 Calories; 1g Fat (6.6% calories from fat); 18g Protein; 23g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 36mg Cholesterol; 1048mg Sodium.

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


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2/24/09 8:04 A

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Pork Loin with Fire Roasted Tomato Apricot Chutney. Serves 4.

1 lb pork loin
2 can tomatoes (fire roasted gives a nice little extra flavor)
1/2 cub chopped up dried apricots

Put in crock pot, set on low, come home after long day work and eat.

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2/23/09 4:48 P

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Manhattan-Style Clam Chowder ***

Serving Size: 6
Categories: 20 Carbs or less Carrots
Celery Onions
Tomatoes WW Points - 3

2 slices bacon -- diced
1 cup chopped onion
2 carrots -- thinly sliced
4 ribs celery -- thinly sliced, include leaves
2 cans diced tomatoes -- with juice
2 cloves garlic -- minced
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon dried thyme
2 medium potatoes -- peeled and diced
2 cans clams, canned -- minced
1 bottle clam juice

Fry diced bacon until crispy; drain and transfer to slow cooker/Crock Pot.

Add remaining ingredients to the slow cooker/Crock Pot; Stir to blend. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.

If a thicker soup is desired, add a mixture of 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon flour made into a roux. Don't forget to add the extra calories and fat.


Per Serving: 164 Calories; 2g Fat (13.5% calories from fat); 16g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 38mg Cholesterol; 448mg Sodium.

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


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2/9/09 6:59 P

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Thank you that sounds really good. I continue to enjoy your recipe for chicken stoup

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2/9/09 4:48 P

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Easy Beef Vegetable Soup

Serving Size : 8
Categories: 10 Carbs or less; Beef;
Celery ; Green Bell Pepper;
Onions; WW Points -- 4

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound top round steak -- cut in small cubes
1 tablespoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 onion -- finely chopped
2 ribs celery -- finely chopped
1 carrot -- finely chopped
1/2 green beans -- finely chopped
3 cups beef broth
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
2 cups spicy V-8® vegetable juice

Heat the olive oil in a large heavy skillet. Season the stew meat with seasoning salt, pepper and garlic powder. Cook meat in the oil along with onion and bell pepper until browned. Transfer to a slow cooker, and stir in the beef broth.

Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours, or until meat is tender. During the last 30 minutes, stir in the mixed vegetables and vegetable juice cocktail.


Per Serving: 189 Calories; 7g Fat (34.2% calories from fat); 18g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 27mg Cholesterol; 1271mg Sodium.

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


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2/9/09 1:44 P

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Sounds yummy! I am always looking for a good slow cooker recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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That sounds really good.

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Thanks, it sounds pretty good.

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2/8/09 10:27 A

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Oriental Chicken Legs

Recipe By: Sherry G.

Serving Size: 6
6 chicken thighs, no skin, R-T-C
6 chicken drumsticks, no skin, R-T-C
1 can baby corn -- cut in half
1 water chestnuts, canned -- sliced
1 red bell pepper -- julienned
1 medium green bell pepper -- julienned
3/4 cup stir-fry sauce
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 teaspoon fresh ginger -- grated
1 can mandarin oranges in water -- drained
2 green onions –thinly sliced – for garnish
Mix all ingredients in a 3-qt or larger slow-cooker. Cover and cook on high 4 hours or on low 7 to 9 hours, until chicken is tender.

Add mushrooms and Mandarin oranges the last hour.

Carefully lift chicken (it’s fall-off-the-bone tender) onto serving platter. Top with the sauce and vegetables. Sprinkle with scallions.
Cook time: 4 hours on high
Cook time:8 hours on low

Per Serving: 189 Calories; 5g Fat (24.9% calories from fat); 20g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 57mg Cholesterol; 1123mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 1/2 Grains Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit.

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