White Chicken Chili

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This easy White Chicken Chili is like a milder, calmer cousin to Texas beef chili. Make it with canned or dry beans, and add extra chili peppers for more heat if you like! Keeps well and freezes well.

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Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

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Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup - Now you can make butternut squash soup in just half the time in the IP! Quick, easy, velvety smooth and so so cozy.

Now you can make butternut squash soup in just half the time in the IP! Quick, easy, velvety smooth and so so cozy.

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup - Now you can make butternut squash soup in just half the time in the IP! Quick, easy, velvety smooth and so so cozy.

This is hands down one of my favorite feel-good, soul-warming soups. Loaded with sweet butternut squash, caramelized onions, carrots, celery, Granny Smith apple, garlic, sage and thyme – all topped with crisp bacon bits.

And you can make this soup in just half the time with the help of your Instant Pot®.

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup - Now you can make butternut squash soup in just half the time in the IP! Quick, easy, velvety smooth and so so cozy.

With just a quick saute of bacon, you can set that aside to top your soup for serving. From there, you can saute your onions and herbs in all that bacon grease until they get wonderfully fragrant before throwing in the rest of your ingredients. Pressure cook for 12 minutes, boom, done. Add heavy cream and puree with an immersion blender (or blend in batches in a blender).

Top with reserved bacon and an extra drizzle of heavy creamy (if desired). So velvety smooth and so so good.

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup - Now you can make butternut squash soup in just half the time in the IP! Quick, easy, velvety smooth and so so cozy.

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

Now you can make butternut squash soup in just half the time in the IP! Quick, easy, velvety smooth and so so cozy.

15 minutes30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 sage leaves, minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 (2 1/2 pound) butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 3 large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Directions:

  1. Set 6-qt Instant Pot® to the high saute setting. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  2. Add onion, and cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in garlic, sage and thyme until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in butternut squash, carrots, celery, apple, chicken stock, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high, and set time for 12 minutes. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions; remove and discard thyme sprigs.
  4. Stir in heavy cream. Puree with an immersion blender until desired consistency is reached; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Serve immediately, sprinkled with bacon and chives.

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Skinnytaste Meal Plan (December 30-January 5)

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A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and updated WW Smart Points.

A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and updated WW Smart Points.

Meal Plan

I hope everyone had a great holiday and I wish you all the happiest and healthiest New Year! What is your “lucky” meal for ringing in the new years? Black-eyed peas, lentils, pork , greens? If so, any of these recipes Black-Eyed Pea Dip (on this weeks plan), Lentil salad, Raw Kale Salad can be paired with your favorite pork dish (or any other meat you prefer!)

WW has changed their plan to now include a Blue, Purple and Green Plan. All the recipes on my blog are updated for the Blue plan. I’ve been updating all my recipes (over 2000) and have completed 2019 with the other two colors, and I am working my way down so please be patient.

Why Should Everyone Meal Plan?

Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals!

About The Meal Plan

If you’re new to my meal plans, I’ve been sharing these free, 7-day flexible healthy meal plans (you can see my previous meal plans here) that are meant as a guide, with plenty of wiggle room for you to add more food, coffee, beverages, fruits, snacks, dessert, wine, etc or swap recipes out for meals you prefer, you can search for recipes by course in the index. You should aim for around 1500 calories* per day.

There’s also a precise, organized grocery list that will make grocery shopping so much easier and much less stressful. Save you money and time. You’ll dine out less often, waste less food and you’ll have everything you need on hand to help keep you on track.

Lastly, if you’re on Facebook join my Skinnytaste Facebook Community where everyone’s sharing photos of recipes they are making, you can join here. I’m loving all the ideas everyone’s sharing! If you wish to get on the email list, you can subscribe here so you never miss a meal plan!

Also, if you don’t have the Skinnytaste Meal Planner, now would be a great time to get one to get organized for 2019! There was a print error last year, but it’s perfect now! You can order it here!

THE DETAILS:

Breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday, are designed to serve 1 while dinners and all meals on Saturday and Sunday are designed to serve a family of 4. Some recipes make enough leftovers for two nights or lunch the next day. While we truly believe there is no one size fits all meal plan, we did our best to come up with something that appeals to a wide range of individuals. Everything is Weight Watchers friendly, I included the updated WW Blue SP for your convenience, feel free to swap out any recipes you wish or just use this for inspiration!

The grocery list is comprehensive and includes everything you need to make all meals on the plan. I’ve even included brand recommendations of products I love and use often. Cross check your cabinets because many condiments you’ll notice I use often, so you may already have a lot of them.

And last, but certainly not least, this meal plan is flexible and realistic. There’s plenty of wiggle room for cocktails, healthy snacks, dessert and dinner out. And if necessary, you can move some things around to make it work with your schedule. Please let me know if you’re using these plans, this will help me decide if I should continue sharing them!

MONDAY (12/30)
B: Yogurt Chocolate Chip Muffins* (7B 8G 7P) with a banana (0B 0G 0P)
L: Chicken Club Lettuce Wrap Sandwich (5B 7G 5P) and an apple (0B 0G 0P)
D: Heather’s Buddha Bowl (7B 10G 4P)

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 19B 25G 16P, Calories 1,032**

TUESDAY (12/31)
B: Yogurt Chocolate Chip Muffins (7B 8G 7P) with an orange (0B 0G 0P)
L: Black-Eyed Pea Dip (1B 2G 1P) with 10 baked tortilla chips (3B 3G 3P) and Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls (4B 6G 5P)
with 2 tablespoons Blue Cheese Dressing (1B 2G 1P)
D: Slow-Cooker Pernil (6B 6G 6P) with 1 ounce avocado (1B 1G 1P) and Quick Cabbage Slaw # (2B 2G 2P)

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 25B 30G 26P, Calories 1,153**

WEDNESDAY (1/1)
B:  Yogurt Chocolate Chip Muffins (7B 8G 7P) with a banana (0B 0G 0P)
L: Chicken Club Lettuce Wrap Sandwich (5B 7G 5P) and an apple (0B 0G 0P)
D: Instant Pot Turkey Meatball and Ditalini Soup (7B 7G 7P)

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 19B 22G 19P, Calories 978**

THURSDAY (1/2)
B: Yogurt Chocolate Chip Muffins (7B 8G 7P) with an orange (0B 0G 0P)
L: LEFTOVER Instant Pot Turkey Meatball and Ditalini Soup (7B 7G 7P)
D: One Pan Roasted Potatoes, Sausage and Peppers (8B 8G 4P)

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 22B 23G 18P, Calories 892**

FRIDAY (1/3)
B: Greek Yogurt with Berries, Nuts and Pecans (5B 8G 5P)
L: LEFTOVER Instant Pot Turkey Meatball and Ditalini Soup (7B 7G 7P)
D: Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice (8B 8G 0P)

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 20B 23G 12P, Calories 999**

SATURDAY (1/4)
B: Breakfast Strata with Sausage and Mushrooms (8B 9G 8P)
L: Quickest Cast-Iron Thin Crust Pizza (recipe x 2) (4B 4G 4P) with Chopped Wedge Salad (4B 3G 3P)
D: DINNER OUT!

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 16B 16G 15P, Calories 539**

SUNDAY (1/5)
B: LEFTOVER Breakfast Strata with Sausage and Mushrooms (8B 9G 8P)
L: The Skinny Tuna Melt (recipe x 2) (4B 5G 4P) and an apple (0B 0G 0P)
D: Arroz con Pollo, Lightened Up* (9B 9G 9P) and a green salad (0B 0G 0P) with 2 tablespoons Zesty Avocado
Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing (2B 2G 2P)

Totals: Freestyle™ SP 23B 25G 23P, Calories 1,099**

*Freeze any leftover you/your family won’t eat. Green salad includes 6 cups romaine, 2 scallions and ½ cup each
tomatoes and carrots.

**This is just a guide, women should aim for around 1500 calories per day. Here’s a helpful calculator to estimate
your calorie needs. I’ve left plenty of wiggle room for you to add more food such as coffee, beverages, fruits,
snacks, dessert, wine, etc.
# Double recipe to serve 8, if needed.

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How to Make Perfect Guacamole

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The best guacamole keeps it simple: just ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chiles, cilantro, and some chopped tomato. Serve it as a dip at your next party or spoon it on top of tacos for an easy dinner upgrade.

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Simply Recipes 2019 Meal Plan: December Week 5

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Let’s finish 2019 strong and welcome 2020 with a meal plan sure to satisfy you and your family. We’re kicking off the week with a vegetarian soup of farro, mushrooms and spinach, bringing some good luck to you with Hoppin’ John, and rounding things out with Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps.

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Instant Pot Refried Beans

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Use the Instant Pot to make creamy, rustic refried beans. They taste far better than canned beans and cost less! Our favorite version uses a little bit of bacon fat, but any fat will do.

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Chamb’ and Bubbly (Chambord Kir Royale)

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A Chambord Kir Royale is a festive sparkling wine cocktail made with Chambord, a delicious berry-infused liqueur. Cheers to that!

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