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Healthy Passover Meals

By Sherri Langburt | 4/22/2005

 

passover_723548_lg.jpg space.gif Food is a key component of many Jewish holidays, but none more than Passover. With all its rules and restrictions, it can seem quite overwhelming – especially for Weight Watchers devotees.

 

Don't stress! If the Red Sea could part, you certainly can meet the challenge of this holiday. It is easy to adjust your diet to fit the various Passover foods into your plan. WeightWatchers.com has prepared four Meal Plans with some holiday recipes, to help you celebrate.

 

 

 

MEAL PLAN 1 PORTION POINTS® value Gefilte Fish 1 Piece (4 oz) 2 Tzimmes 3/4 cup 2 Chicken with Fennel and Olives 1 Serving 4 Zesty Tomato Salad 1 Serving 0 Fall Fruit Compote 1 Serving 2

Total POINTS Value 10

 

MEAL PLAN 2 PORTION POINTS value Matzo Ball Soup 1 Cup Broth with 2 (1.5") Matzo Balls 3 Zucchini Ribbon Salad 1 serving 2 Flanken 2 Slices 8 Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots 1 Serving 1 Passover Sponge Cake 1 Serving 3

Total POINTS Value 17

 

MEAL PLAN 3 PORTION POINTS value Beet-Fennel-Ginger Soup 1 Serving 0 Potato Kugel 1 Piece 4 Turkey with Honey Roasted Carrots 1 Serving 4 Eggplant, Tomato and Caper Salad 1 Serving 1 Spring Berries with Whipped Ricotta Cream 1 Serving 1

Total POINTS Value 10

 

MEAL PLAN 4 PORTION POINTS value Roasted Beet Salad 1 Serving 2 Roasted Fingerling Potatoes 1 Serving 1 Veal Alla Toscana 1 Serving 4 Sautéed Zucchini and Mint 1 Serving 1 Macaroon 2 Pieces 2

Total POINTS Value 10 To help you through the holiday, we created a tip card with the POINTS values of your Passover favorites. Keep this "cheat sheet" close by when you are cooking at home, or carry it with you to your family members' or friends' homes throughout the eight days.

 

MEAL PLAN 5 PORTION POINTS value Matzo 1/2 Board 1 Hard Boiled Egg 1 2 Haroset 1/4 Cup 1 Boiled Potato 1 item 2 Horseradish 1 Tablespoon 0 Matzo Brie 1 Serving 5 Mandlebrot 1 Slice 5 Borsht with sour cream 1 cup with 2 tablespoons of sour cream 3.5 Red Wine 1 Serving 2 Cholent 1 Cup 4

 

 

 

NEXT STEPS For more of our most wonderful recipe ideas, read The Best Recipes of 2004.

 

Subscriber Highlight: Remembering the ingredients in your favorite Passover dishes is easy – just store the recipes in your Recipe Builder and they'll always be right at your fingertips.

 

Ready to start losing weight?

 

 


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In remission from Acute Leukemia

Diabetic, low GI and no FRANKENFOODS!

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