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5 healthy recipes that take 5 minutes to prepare

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On Monday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9:00, Linda McLean with Weight Watchers will talk about five healthy recipes that take just five minutes to prepare.

Featured recipes:

Chicken Chutney Sandwich

Spread 2 tablespoons of chutney onto two slices of whole-grain bread. Top with 3 ounces of pre-cooked chicken breast and red lettuce.

Moroccan Chicken & Couscous

Add boiling water to 1/3 cup of whole-wheat couscous and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon raisins or dried cranberries, a little ground cumin and 2 ounces of diced chicken breast. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of diced almonds.

Pizza Margherita

Spread a prepared 2 ounce whole grain pizza crust  with 1 tablespoon of prepared pesto, a few tomato slices and 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese. Stick pizza under broiler until cheese bubbles.

Grecian Baked Potato

Puncture a scrubbed baking or sweet potato with a fork; place on waxed paper and microwave for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, mix together 1 tablespoon each crumbled feta cheese and low-fat plain yogurt, some finely chopped fresh spinach and 1 teaspoon of butter.  Spoon onto cooked potato.

Shrimp Cobb Salad

Top fresh greens with 3 ounces of precooked shrimp, 1 slivered hard-boiled egg white, 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, 1/4 cup of diced avocado, and cherry tomatoes. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of low-fat balsamic dressing.

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