Weight Watchers (Old Points)

This is an "archive page" and is no longer actively updated. It includes all Kitchen Parade recipes (sorted by the 2002-era Weight Watchers point system) through mid-2018. For the "live page" (sorted by the Weight Watchers' current Freestyle points), please see

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Weight Watchers 0 points (Old Points)

(please know, some of these no-point recipes are lessons in small portion size)

Breakfast & Brunch
Cold-Brewed Coffee

Appetizers
Blueberry Salsa
How to Cook Popcorn in a Microwave in a Paper Bag
Mini Crab Bites
Potato Bites with Smoked Salmon

Other
Easy Apricot Jam with Rosemary
Roasted Roma Tomatoes

Favorite Zero-Point Appetizers from A Veggie Venture
Beet Pesto
Product Tip: Ajvar Red Pepper & Eggplant Spread on FinnCrisp

Beverages
Hibiscus Tea with Ginger & Vanilla
Thirst-Quenching, Low-Cal, Low-Alcohol Drinks

Side Dishes & Salads
Alice Waters' Coleslaw
Cauliflower Salad with Fresh Herbs
Cucumber & Pepper Refrigerator Pickles
Marinated Brussels Sprouts
Ratatouille
Buttermilk Balsamic Salad Dressing

Desserts & Baking
Sesame Candy

Little Extras That Make All the Difference
DIY Herb Blend for Homemade Herb Bread
Famous Mustard Sauce (Carolina BBQ Mustard Sauce)
Spiced Pickled Red Onions

Favorite Zero-Point Recipes from A Veggie Venture
Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Caponata – Sicilian Eggplant
How to Microwave Asparagus
Quick Pickled Asparagus
Weight Watchers Zero Point Garden Vegetable Soup
More zero-point recipes





Weight Watchers 1 point (Old Points)


Breakfast & Brunch
Broiled Grapefruit
Finn Crisp with Marmalade & Cheese
Five-Minute Fruit Salad
Mexican Fruit Salad
Oatmeal Expresso
Triple-Banana Oat Pancakes

Drinks & Smoothies
Mango Lassi with Mint
Mango & Beet Smoothies
Orange Julius Drinks
Sugar-Free Chai Tea

Appetizers
Bacon-Wrapped Dried Apricots
Cheese Puffs
Easy Easy Grilled Mushroom Appetizer
Easy Shrimp Bites
Deviled Eggs with Tomato-Herb Relish
Green Chili Sauce (Salsa Verde)
Herbed Goat Cheese
Herbed Saltines
How to Cook Popcorn in a Microwave in a Paper Bag
Lemon Basil Shrimp
Maple-Glazed Pecans
Red Pepper Crostini
Roasted Roma Tomatoes
Smoked Salmon Spread
Smoked Whitefish Spread on Cucumber
Spinach Puffs
Stuffed Mushrooms with Cauliflower & Smoked Gouda
Trio of Sandwich & Cracker Spreads Cranberry Orange Spread, Almond Cilantro Spread, Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Main Dishes
Easy Skinny Turkey Roll-ups with Fresh Veggies
Roasted Eggplant Salad with Tomato-Caper Salsa

Salads
Apple Yogurt Salad
Bloody Mary Salad
Cantaloupe Salad with Feta & Basil
Green Bean Garden Salad
Holy Slaw!
Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Mexican Fruit Salad
Orange & Cumin Vinaigrette
Power Food Broccoli Salad
Roasted Eggplant Salad with Tomato-Caper Salsa
Spinach Salad with Fruity Vinaigrette, Fresh Fruit & Maple-Glazed Pecans
Thai Cantaloupe Salad
Wild Rice Salad
Zucchini Spiral "Noodle" Salad

Side Dishes
Greek Baked Beans (Gigantes Plaki)
Savory Orange Slices
Summer Couscous with Mango & Tomato

Vegetables
Baked Cabbage Wedges
Beet Röesti with Rosemary
Caraway Cabbage
Green Chili Sauce (Salsa Verde)
Grilled Pepper Salad
Lemon Asparagus
Lighter Mashed 'Potatoes'
Mashed Rutabagas & Apples
Moroccan Onions
Red & Yellow Pepper Relish
Shredded Zucchini with Thyme

Soup
Master Recipe: How to Make Homemade Vegetable Soup

Laura's Healthy Carrot Soup
Homemade Lentil Soup
Low Fat Vegetable Soup
Quick Cauliflower Soup or Quick Broccoli Soup
Scandinavian Split-Pea Soup

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Armenian Easter Bread
Bourbon Pralines
Cantaloupe Salad with Feta & Basil
Chocolate Ginger Crinkle Cookies
Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Cinnamon Apples
Citrus Slices with Orange Flower Water, Spices & Chocolate Shavings
Colored Roll-Out Sugar Cookies
Cranberry-Mac Morsels (Macadamia Nut-Butter Cookies with Dried Cranberries & Fresh Nutmeg)
Easy Fruit Sorbet
Fresh Cranberry Bars
Frosty Christmas Trees
Gold Cookies
Homemade Chocolate Sauce In-a-Flash
How to Cook Popcorn in a Microwave in a Paper Bag
Lemon Crinkle Cookies with Poppy Seeds
Low-Cal & Low-Carb Lemon Pudding Cake
Mango Lassi with Mint
Maple-Glazed Pecans
Mini Coffee Cookies
Molasses Cookies
Mom's Everyday Oatmeal Cookies
Orange-Kissed Marshmallows
Peach Uncobbler
Roasted Rhubarb
Slice 'n' Bake Coffee Cookies with Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans
Thai Cantaloupe Salad

Other
Blueberry Jam with Cinnamon
Cranberry Orange Relish with Fresh Ginger
Fresh Jellied Cranberry Sauce with Apple
Garden Tzatziki Sauce
Green Mayonnaise
Homemade Finnish Mustard
Homemade Kabocha Squash "Pumpkin" Purée
Homemade Ricotta
Homemade Sazón
Homemade Whole Cranberry Sauce for the Slow Cooker
Horseradish Whipped Cream for Beef
Maple-Glazed Pecans
Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions
Spicy Raisin Sauce for Ham
Turkey Gravy

Favorite One-Point Recipes from A Veggie Venture
Asian Slaw with Sugar Snap Peas & Almonds
Greens 'n' All Beet Soup
Old Liz's Old-Fashioned Cucumber & Tomato Salad
Summer Vegetable Stew
More one-point recipes





Weight Watchers 2 points (Old Points)


Breakfast & Brunch
Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Compote
Fried Bread
Gingerbread Muffins
Holiday Fruit Parfait with Yogurt, Cranberries, Applesauce, Pineapple & Kiwi
How to Poach a Perfect Egg
Microwave Creamy Oatmeal with Peanut Butter
Oven-Baked Oatmeal & Apples
Perfect Hard-Cooked Eggs
Stovetop Oatmeal with Whipped Banana

Appetizers
Black Pepper Almonds
Cantaloupe-Tomato Gazpacho
Cucumber Dip with Feta
Estonian Deviled Eggs
Lavosh (Armenian Cracker Bread)
Olivada & Olivada Appetizers
Quick Crisp Flatbread
Strawberry Salsa with Sweet-Cinnamon Baked Tortilla Chips

High-Protein, Portable Snacks
DIY Power Balls
Easy Almond Crackers

Beverages
Bloody Caesar (Canada's Bloody Mary)
Cantaloupe Smoothie
Glöggi (Hot Red Mulled Wine)
My Perfect (Unsweet, Unboozy) Sangria
Old-Fashioned Homemade Lemonade

Main Dishes
Homemade Spaghetti Meat Sauce
Mediterranean Eggplant
Mexican Chicken Salad
Squash & Carrot Stew

Side Dishes
Cranberry Chutney
Fried Bread
Oven-Baked Brown Rice
Oven-Baked Whole-Grain Pilaf with Quinoa, Barley, Kamut & Other Grains
Red Quinoa Salad Your Way
Red Rice with Tomatoes
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (Garlic & Olive Oil)
Spring Stuffing with Leeks & Mushrooms
Winter Pesto (pesto only)

Salads
Confetti Potato Salad
Deep Mexico Fruit Salad
Fresh Corn & Tomato Salad
Garden Pasta Salad with Mint Vinaigrette
Greek Pasta Salad
Healthy Waldorf Salad
Ina Garten's Tabbouleh Salad
Nana's Cucumbers
New-Fashioned Sauerkraut Salad
Tomato Soup Vegetable Salad
Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella for a Crowd

Vegetables
Grilled Vegetables in Foil
Honey Carrots
Mashed Potatoes & Carrots
Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple
Roasted Cauliflower
Rustic Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Carrots
Tourlou Tourlou (Greek Baked Vegetables)

Soup
Cantaloupe-Tomato Gazpacho
Chocolate Chili
Easy-to-Elegant Asparagus Soup
Fruity Gazpacho
Hamburger Soup
My Chicken Noodle Soup
Sausage & Kale Split Pea Soup
Spinach Soup with Perfect Hard-Cooked Eggs (soup only)
Summer's Tomato Soup
Very Very Green Green-Pea Soup
Winter Tomato Soup

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking
Finnish Whole-Wheat Flatbread
Homemade Butterhorns (Thanksgiving Crescent Rolls)
Light & Fluffy Homemade Whole-Grain Bread & Buns
Our Daily Bread: My Easy Everyday Bread Recipe
Quick Crisp Flatbread
Simple Cast Iron Southern Corn Bread
Whole-wheat Soda Bread
Yorkshire Pudding

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Butter Tart Bars
Chocolate-Almond Shortbread Cookies
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies (Snickerdoodles)
Cut-Out Spice Cookies
Easy-Easy Pear Sauce
Family Shortbread
Fat Rascals
Fresh Cranberry Drop Cookies
Fruity Gazpacho
Gourmet Mocha Cookies
Graham Cracker Toffee
Holiday Fruit Parfait with Yogurt, Cranberries, Applesauce, Pineapple & Kiwi
Hot Cross Buns
Light 'n' Easy Chocolate Pudding
Mini Blueberry Tarts
Mocha Morsels
Mojito Strawberries
No-Chill Cutout Sugar Cookies
No-Roll Christmas Sugar Cookies
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pan de Muerto (Bread for Day of the Dead)
Peach-Pie Pudding
Raspberry-Red Wine Coulis (Reduction Sauce)
Rhubarb Muffins
Roasted Applesauce with Raspberries
Strawberry Ice Cream
Two-Bite Brownies
Winter Fruit Salad

Other
Chimichurri (Argentinian Parsley Sauce)
DIY Power Balls
Homemade Buttermilk
No-Big-Deal Homemade Chicken Stock
Savory Rhubarb Chutney
Sugared Cranberries

Favorite Two-Point Recipes from A Veggie Venture
Feta-Stuffed Zucchini
Paleo Carrot Soup
Smoked Scallops with Zucchini Ribbons
More two-point recipes





Weight Watchers 3 points (Old Points)


Breakfast & Brunch
Almost-Chewy Creamy Oatmeal
Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Five-Week Bran Muffins
French Scrambled Eggs
Homemade Granola with Almonds & Apricots
Irish Soda Bread Muffins
Mexican Gas House Eggs
Mom's Perfect Biscuits
My Mom's Pancake Recipe
Perfect Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins
Potato Blintzes
Pumpkin Spice Lattes
Rhubarb Muffins
Shakshuka (Eggs Nested in Summer Vegetables)
Sunshine Orange Muffins
Swiss Muesli

Appetizers
Creamy Ricotta with Tomato-Cucumber-Corn Salad
Grilled Flatbread
Party Nuts with Fresh Rosemary

Beverages
Mulled Apple Cider
My Perfect (Unsweet, Unboozy) Sangria
Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Beef Tacos with Avocado, Cucumber, Mango Salsa
Quick Supper Champion Chicken
Quick Supper Cold Shrimp in Creamy Dill Sauce with Capers
Quick Supper Easy Baked Fish with Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad
Quick Supper Easy-Easy Marinated Flank Steak
Quick Supper Fast Roast Chicken (without skin)
Quick Supper Herb-Coated Broiled Fish
Quick Supper Mexican Pizza (Oaxaca Tlayuda)
Quick Supper Pork Chops & Rice Oven Dinner
Quick Supper Ribs & Sauerkraut for Slow Cooker or Dutch Oven
Quick Supper Spiced Yogurt Chicken
Quick Supper Smoked Salmon Salad with Quick-Pickled Cucumbers & Roasted Peppers
Quick Supper Two-Way Lentil Skillet
Baked Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Berry Sauce (per rib, sorry, you decide how many you eat!)
Black Beans & Rice Skillet Casserole with Smoked Chicken
Cashew Chicken Curry
Christmas Chicken Salad
Lemon Basil Shrimp
Hearty Healthy Chicken Stew with Chickpeas & Kale
Kitchen Stir-Fry
Lemon Chive Chicken Salad
Mini Egg Salad Sandwiches with Rhodes Multi-Grain Rolls
Minnesota Sloppy Joes
Perfectly Cooked Roast Beef
Roast Turkey
Shrimp Salad Recipes
Slow Cooker Chicken, Chickpea & Kale Stew
Slow Cooker Curried Vegetable Stew
Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast
Twice-Smoked Ham

Side Dishes & Salads
Borscht Beets
Julia Child's Soubise (Onion & Rice Casserole)
Microwave Green Chili Cheese Grits
Quinoa & Black Bean Salad
Sausage Stuffing
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato (or Pumpkin or Butternut Squash) Grits
Strawberry Pepper Salad
Sweet Potato Salad with Roasted Poblano, Roasted Corn & Chipotle
Traditional Balsamic Dressing

Vegetables
Bodacious Brussels Sprouts
Fresh Creamed Corn
Potato Blintzes
Those Pink Potatoes
Turnip Puff or Rutabaga Puff

Soup
At Last! Black Bean Soup
Beef Barley Soup with Mushrooms
Cold & Creamy Cantaloupe Soup
Creamy Wild Rice Soup
Finnish Summer Soup
Easy Turkey Chili
Ham & Beans
Lazy Man's Ciopinno
Plant Sale Soup
Salmon Chowder
Turkey Orzo Soup with Lemon & Spinach
Turkey Sweet Potato Soup

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking
Homemade Yeast Rolls
Mom's Perfect Biscuits
No-Knead English Muffin Bread
Savory Cornbread Muffins
Skillet Cornbread
Swedish Rye Bread

SWEET Desserts & Baking
(Very Vanilla, Coffee Spice or Raspberry) Chameleon Ice Cream
Chocolate Cream Puffs Stuffed with Strawberries & Cream
Coffee Pots & Lemon Pots
Cranberry Pudding (cake only)
Easy-Easy Chocolate Coconut Pudding
Easy-Easy Chocolate Sheet Cake
Fat Rascals
Fruity Gazpacho
Grape Salad with Almonds & Cilantro
Gum Drop Cookies
Healthy Trail Mix
Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn
Mexican Mango Trifle (Ante de Mango)
On-the-Run Breakfast Bars
Peacherry Blues (Peach, Cherry & Blueberry Sauce)
Perfect M&M Cookies
Raspberry & Red Wine Granita
Shhh Banana Bread
Spiced Banana Ice Cream
Snickerdoodle Bars
Snickers Cookies on Sticks (or NOT)
Upside-Down Rhubarb Cheesecake

STAPLES
Homemade Fresh Basil Pesto Without Cheese





Weight Watchers 4 points (Old Points)


Breakfast & Brunch
Banana Nutter Muffins
Banana Streusel Muffins
Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Apples & Caramelized Onions
Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole
Gashouse Eggs
Homemade Peach Syrup with Fresh Peaches
Lifetime Pancakes
Magical Breakfast Cream
Never-the-Same-Twice Vegetable Frittata
Ratatouille Omelettes
Savory Cornbread Muffins

Appetizers
Herbed Ricotta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Beverages
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Baked Chicken with Fresh Peaches
Quick Supper Chickpea & Chicken Salad
Quick Supper Easy Beef Kabobs
Quick Supper Fish with Roasted Okra "Fries" & Tomato-Fennel Salad (whole meal)
Quick Supper Fish with Herb Butter
Quick Supper Greek Feta Chicken
Quick Supper Hoisin & Honey Pork Tenderloin
Quick Supper Honey Mustard Chicken
Quick Supper Mini Porcupine Meatballs
Quick Supper Parmesan Chicken
Quick Supper Perfect Thick Pork Chops
Quick Supper Poblano Steaks
Quick Supper Rainbow Chicken
Quick Supper Ratatouille Omelettes
Quick Supper Red Quinoa Salad Your Way
Quick Supper Seared Scallops with Chimichurri and Garlicky Polenta
Quick Supper Simple Grilled Salmon
Quick Supper Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos
Quick Supper Sole with Mushrooms & Onions
Quick Supper Thick Chops with Mustard Crust (half portion for 'the ladies')
Quick Supper Turkey Salad Supper with Green Beans & Dried Cranberries
Celebration Salad (Maple-Roasted Carrots with Arugula, Dill, Cranberry Vinaigrette, Pomegranate and Glazed Pecans)
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cider Stew
Fall Stew Baked in a Whole Pumpkin
Jerusalem Turkey Burgers with Zucchini
Lazy Man's Ciopinno
Perfect Lamb Chops
Rock-Star Fried Chicken
Savory Cauliflower Cake

Side Dishes & Salads
Festive Holiday Salad
Grape Salad with Almonds & Cilantro
Make-Ahead Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Panzanella

Vegetables
Ontario Greens
Perfect Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes (Party Potatoes)
Smashed Potatoes & Broccoli Casserole
Squash Puff

Soup
Easy Chicken or Turkey Tortilla Soup
Lazy Man's Ciopinno
Oyster Stew
Sweet-Corn Soup with Shrimp
Vichyssoise

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking
Weeknight-Easy Rolls

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Apple Cider Indian Pudding
Banana Cream Pudding (Light)
Black Walnut Bread
(Quick) Brown Bread
Carrot & Zucchini Bread
Cheery Cherry Banana Bread
Christmas Banana Bread
Chocolate Raspberry Icebox Cake
Cranberry Apple Crisp
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Irish Spiced Fruitcake
Mini Tiramisu Cups with Pralines
My Favorite Graham Cracker Crust
Naturally Sweetened Apple Butter
Rhubarb Cake
Rhubarb Sorbet
Rustic Fruit Ice Cream
Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
Vanilla Brownies
Winter Fruit Salad

Other
Homemade Mayonnaise





Weight Watchers 5 points (Old Points)


Breakfast & Brunch
Easy Baked Oatmeal with Apples & Walnuts
Easy Creamy Scrambled Eggs for a Crowd
Cornmeal Muffins with Peaches
Homemade Egg McMuffin

Appetizers
Chicken Nachos with Homemade Pickled JalapeƱo Rings
Savory Roasted Pecans

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Baked Chicken with Herb-Roasted Potatoes
Quick Supper Cast Iron Meatloaf
Quick Supper Cauliflower Risotto
Quick Supper Chicken Burgers with Fresh Spinach, Feta and Garden Tzatziki Sauce
Quick Supper Chicken Sybil
Quick Supper Chicken with Creamy Cider Gravy
Quick Supper Eggplant & Bean Thai Curry
Quick Supper Juicy Pork Chops
Quick Supper Mango Chicken Salad
Quick Supper Skillet Burgers with Tomato Gravy
Quick Supper Stir-Fried Shrimp with Asparagus or Other Summer Vegetables
Quick Supper Tin Foil Chicken & Veggies
Quick Supper Tropical Pork Tenderloin
Quick Supper Turkey Tetrazzini

Asparagus Custard Tart
Bacon & Egg Breakfast Bake
Balkan Summer Sausage Stew
Beef & Mushroom Stew
Buffalo Ragout
Elk Meatloaf (or Bison, Beef, Other Meatloaf)
Emerald Isle Stew
Ham Loaf with Sour-Cherry Sauce
Italian Lemon Chicken
Light Tomato Basil Quiche
Old-Fashioned Southern Brunswick Stew
Picadillo (Cuban Ground Beef Skillet Supper)
Pumpkin-Stuffed Lasagna Rolls
Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Sweet 'n' Hot Chicken
Wine-Braised Pork Roast

Side Dishes & Salads
BLT Pasta Salad
Calico Beans aka "Alanna's Famous Cowboy Beans"
Cheese Gnocchi Pie
Roasted Pear Salad

Soup
Chicken & Wild Rice Soup (or Turkey & Wild Rice Soup)
Meatball Soup with Broccoli Rabe
Mushroom Soup
Smoked Turkey Chowder
White Chicken Chili

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking
Best-Ever Oatmeal Bread

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Autumn Pumpkin Bread
Baked Apples
Best Shortcake Biscuits
Brown Sugar Lemon Curd
Canadian Flag Cake
Chocolate Malt Ice Cream
Cottage Cheese Pie
(Chocolate Mint & Coconut) Chameleon Ice Cream
Cranberry Linzer Tart
Dutch Apple Puff
Easy-Easy Jam Tart
Estonian Apple Cake
Fresh Apricot Bars
Homemade Frozen Yogurt with Blackberry Sauce
Lemon Pudding Cake with Raspberries
Mom's Blueberry Coffeecake
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Strawberry Fool
Sugar-Free Raspberry Bliss
Summer Berry Pie
Summer Corn Bread with Fresh Blueberries





Weight Watchers 6 points (Old Points)


Appetizers

Breakfast & Brunch
Easy Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries & Bananas
Ham & Eggs
Overnight Coffeecake
Simple French Eggs
Twice-Smoked Ham
Refried Bean Sauce with Eggs on Top

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Broccoli Rigatoni with Chickpeas & Lemon
Quick Supper Caper Chops with Curried Carrots
Quick Supper Chicken with Shallots
Quick Supper Easy Margarita Chicken
Quick Supper Greek Chicken Dagwood Sandwiches
Quick Supper Greens & Grits
Quick Supper Grilled Balsamic Chicken
Quick Supper Hamburger Casserole
Quick Supper Leek Sauce for Pasta
Quick Supper Lemon & Asparagus Pasta
Quick Supper Maple Glazed Salmon
Quick Supper Pepper Steak & Mushrooms
Quick Supper Pork & Poblano Skillet
Quick Supper Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Cranberry Sauce
Quick Supper Roasted Salmon & Asparagus
Quick Supper Shrimp with Tomatoes, Spinach & Feta
Quick Supper Summer Seafood Chowder
Quick Supper Thick Chops with Sauerkraut & Apples
Quick Supper Tropical Salad Supper
Quick Supper Twenty-Minute Beefy Black Bean Chili
Quick Supper Wedge Salad with Homemade Low-Cal & Low-Carb Blue Cheese Salad Dressing
Chicken Veggie Quesadillas
Coffee Chops
Easy Garlic-Herb Mediterranean Chicken ("Med Chicken")
Finnish Meatballs
Gumbo
Milk-Braised Pork Roast
Moroccan Chicken
One-Pot Chicken with Beans & Vegetables
Refried Bean Sauce with Eggs on Top
Spanish Stew with Roasted Pepper (Chilindron)
Spiced Chicken with Roasted Cauliflower Tagine
Tender Pork Tenderloin
Winter Stew

Side Dishes & Salads
Wedge Salad with Homemade Low-Cal & Low-Carb Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

Vegetables
Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Cherries

Soups
Karelian Borscht (Finnish - Russian Beet Borscht Soup)
Twenty-Minute Beefy Black Bean Chili

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Apple Pudding Cake with Cinnamon Butter Sauce
Banana Cream Pudding
Cranberry Apple Crisp
Cranberry Pudding
Easy Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
First-Prize Peach Pie
Fresh Cranberry Cake
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Peach Blueberry Cake
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Raspberry Morning Cake
Spiced Honey Cake
Strawberry Banana Chocolate Crumble





Weight Watchers 7 points (Old Points)


Breakfast & Brunch
Asparagus Whole Wheat Bread Pudding
Chilaquiles
Easy Green Chile Egg Casserole

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Chicken à la King
Quick Supper Cornmeal Catfish with Warm Potato Salad (incl potato salad)
Quick Supper Crockpot Chicken Goulash
Quick Supper Green Chili Burgers
Quick Supper Mint Julep Pork Chops
Afghan Chicken & Rice Casserole (Kabeli Palau)
Caraway Corned Beef with Red Potatoes, Carrot Chunks, Cabbage Wedges & Cheese Sauce
Chicken Greek Salad
Dutch Apple Puff
Lamb Stew with Sweet Tomato Jam
Mom's Roast Chicken With All the Trimmings
Slow Cooker Braised Lamb Shanks
St. Louis Pork Steaks
Turkey Wild Rice Casserole

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Banana Floats
Banana Nut Cake
Easy Elegant Fruit Tart
Homemade Poppy Seed Cake
Old-Fashioned Black Walnut Chocolate Cake
Peach Uncobbler
Rhubarb Custard Pie
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake





Weight Watchers 8 points (Old Points)


Main Dishes
Quick Supper Easy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
Quick Supper Kung Pao Chicken
Quick Supper Simple Lentil Salad with Seasonal Vegetables
Quick Supper Steak & Tomatoes
Quick Supper Thick Chops with Mustard Crust
Asian Chicken Salad
Crockpot Chili with Spicy Sausage
Frozen Steaks
Fun Pretzel Roll Hot Dogs
Grilled Steak with Summer Tomato Salad
Real-Food Brisket
Slow-Cooked or Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Side Dishes & Salads
Winter Pesto with Pasta

Desserts & Baking
SAVORY Baking

SWEET Desserts & Baking
Banana Nut Cake with Caramel Frosting
Blueberry Cake
Blueberry Galette
Buttered Pecan Ice Cream
Chocolate Cinnamon Whipped Cream Cake
Derby Pie
Dimply Plum Cake
Extra-Crispy Apple Crisp
Finnish Fruit Tart
Finnish Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake
Fresh Apricot Bars
Fresh Peach Pie





Weight Watchers Indulgences

(Old Points)
Breakfast & Brunch
Eggnog French Toast with Apple Cranberry Compote

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Beef Stew with Cranberries
Quick Supper Date-Night Chicken
Quick Supper Italian Sausage with Grapes & Greens
Quick Supper Personal Pan Lasagna
Quick Supper Salmon with Pesto Zucchini Noodles & Warm Tomatoes
BATTLE Sandwiches
Beef Bourguignon
All Courses Lavender: An Easy Romantic Dinner
Lavender Steaks, Lavender Potatoes, Lavender Crème Brûlée
Lamb Roast with Lemon & Oregano

Desserts & Baking
American Apple Pie
Apple-Butter Pumpkin Pie
Best-Ever Caramel Cake
Blueberry Cheesecake Pie
Blueberry Sour Cream Pie
Chocolate Decadence Cake
Christmas Trifle
Coconut Cream Pie
Country Rhubarb Cobbler
Easy Margarita Pie
Gingerbread Pudding Cake
Last-Minute Pantry Pie
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Pumpkin Pecan Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie
Southern Belle Lemon Layer Cake



About This Page & Old Points


Please know, recipes on this page are sorted using the Weight Watchers "Old Points" system, that's the point system Weight Watchers used for 13 years between 1997 and 2010. I adopted what we now call "Old Points" in 2002 (back then, they were just called "points" of course) and fifteen years later, can still quote point values for my favorite foods!

Then in 2010 (sigh), Weight Watchers introduced a new way of calculating points called PointsPlus; and then in 2015 (double sigh) still another way called SmartPoints; and then in 2016 (triple sigh) a still more complicated way of calculating points, using the SmartPoint calculation but with some 200 healthy ingredients (primarily vegetables, fruits, lean proteins and some healthy dairy and grains) as "free". BIG.HEAVY.SIGHS.

Since 2010 and then 2015 and again in 2016, all new Kitchen Parade and A Veggie Venture recipes include both and then all three four sets of Weight Watchers points, including the Old Points, PointsPlus, SmartPoints and Freestyle points. In addition, every month, I update several recipes with new photos and more, these too include all four sets of point information.

Most importantly? Each recipe also includes the nutrition information to calculate points in whatever (triple sigh) new scheme Weight Watchers comes up with next.

FYI, a rough guide is that nearly always, Old Points are one point lower than the "PointsPlus" system. Nearly always, Old Points are the same as SmartPoints for savory dishes, often several points lower than SmartPoints for sweet dishes.

SMALL RANT Weight loss is hard enough. Keeping up with Weight Watchers' new point-counting schemes is harder still. Manually re-calculating points (and manually updating the recipe pages to say nothing of manually rebuilding these special Recipe Box pages) for what are now 1600 recipes, every time Weight Watchers makes a change? Nigh-on impossible. Okay, I'm done, thanks for listening. :-)



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