Easy Weight Watchers Recipes for Beginners

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20 Weight Watchers Instant Pot Recipes

Instant Pot recipes are definitely a huge hit with many people due to how quick and easy it makes the meal preparation process.

Now, I bring your 20 utterly delicious Instant Pot recipes that are suitable to the Weight Watchers diet so that you have a helpful resource to refer to during the busy week with peace of mind that what you are eating is according to your diet plan. 

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Weight Watchers Tropical Ham Salad


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This easy Weight Watchers Tropical Ham salad provides a great solution for using up any ham leftovers you may have in the fridge. It is super simple by only requiring a few minutes to make with only 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points in each serving.

Weight Watchers Cauliflower Fried Rice


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If your family loves Asian food then this Cauliflower Fried Rice is a must-try. It’s packed with vegetables and is low in Freestyle Smart Points.  

Instant Pot Whole Chicken 


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Cooking a whole chicken in the Instant Pot results is a flavorful and moist chicken that tastes close to rotisserie style chicken perfections!

This recipe is gluten-free, Paleo, Keto-friendly and low-carb. A serving of whole chicken consists of 8 Freestyle Smart Points but drops to zero if you remove the skin. 

Weight Watchers Lemon and Herb Shrimp

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Shrimps are low in calories and high in protein as well as being full of flavour which is why this Weight Watchers lemon and herb shrimp recipe is highly recommended. 

The recipe also yields 3 points per serving, 110 calories and 16 grams of protein which is really good for something as simple as this.

Spinach Omelette Waffle

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This spinach omelette waffle can be made within 90 seconds and is sure to be a hit with your kids, even if they have never eaten spinach before.

It’s definitely a breakfast recipe to add to your meal planner consisting of protein, vegetables and dairy and has only 1 point per waffle. 

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Another delicious shrimp recipe which only takes 10 minutes to make. It’s a great recipe to serve up alongside a side of veggies or over rice, quinoa or pasta.

The zesty lemon together with garlic and chopped parsley makes this Lemon Garlic Shrimp recipe hard to refuse. Enjoy it while knowing that your serving is only 4 Freestyle Weight Watcher Points! 

Weight Watchers Zero Point Pineapple Salsa

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This zero point pineapple salsa makes for an easy and delicious snack that is perfect for a family gathering. Add it some low carb crackers or rice cakes. The tangy taste of the pineapple will leave your guests coming back for more!  

Weight Watchers Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef

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Make use of your slow cooker with this salsa verde beef dish that is ideal as a low-carb, Paleo and keto dinner recipe. 

This easy meal only uses 3 ingredients which is great if you are looking for something simple yet very tasty and only uses 4 smart points per serving.

Weight Watchers Crockpot Pork Carnitas

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Crockpot pork carnitas is a dish loved by many and if you have any leftovers you can easily serve it on burritos which is a major win in my opinion. 

Weight Watchers Peach Cobbler 

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Treating yourself to favourite dessert without the guilt is easy with this Weight watchers peach cobbler. 

A serving of this dessert is 4 points but obviously if you add anything extra such as ice cream then you will be using up additional points.

Needless to say, this dessert is something that you can eat entirely without adding those extra points and will leave you feeling satisfied. 

Weight Watchers Banana Pancakes

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Low-carb pancakes will become your new best friend especially since this banana pancake recipe is zero points and only calls for two ingredients!

Apple Tuna Salad Bites 

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These apple tuna salad bites are another zero point recipe which is perfect as a midday snack or eaten for  lunch. The crunch provided by the apple slices will make your easily forget about those unhealthy high carb crackers. 

Weight Watchers Cheesecake Strawberries


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This sweet treat only requires three ingredients and is loved by both kids and adults alike. 1 point equates to enjoying 7-8 of these favourite alternatives to other sweets. 

Weight Watchers Chicken Fajitas

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Chicken Fajitas is a colourful dish which is great to enjoy especially during the warmer Spring and Summer months.

You can cook it on a sheet pan, in a skillet pan or on a BBQ and it only uses 4 points per serving. 

Weight Watchers Pigs in a Blanket 


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This Pigs in a Blanket recipe uses a 2-ingredient dough and is 3 Freestyle SmartPoints per serving. For all those fans out there of Pigs in a Blanket, this is definitely a must-try.

0 Point Chili

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I just love zero point dishes and this 0-Point Chili dish made in a crock pot with ground chicken breast and beans is something you will want to add to your meal planner today.

Salsa Chicken


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This salsa chicken recipe is made with only 10 minutes of preparation and is zero points. 

There’s no limit to how you can serve it too. From tacos, or in a salad, or over rice – it’s really up to you. One thing is for sure though, and that is the smile on the faces of the people you serve it to! 

Weight Watchers Chicken Salad


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Chicken salad is such a simple dish yet can be so versatile by adding it to crackers or toasted bread. This recipe is full of flavour without packing on the calories. 

Weight Watchers Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Casserole


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Casserole is definitely known as one of the top comfort foods and this Weight Watcher’s Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Casserole is no exception! 

Oven Smoked Sausage and Potatoes

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Leaving the best for last is this highly popular oven baked sausage and potatoes dish.

It is an easy sheet pan meal that has specifically been adapted for the Weight Watchers diet. 

If you’re new to Weight Watchers, don’t forget to visit our post: Getting Started With Weight Watchers 

Getting started with weight watchers

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