Jackie Conn of Weight Watchers says the best way to lose weight is to do it with “forever” in mind. It’s sustainable changes that deliver successful weight loss and successful weight maintenance.Jackie joins us to share a favorite recipe of hers that intensifies the satisfaction you get from what could be “another boring chicken breast.”Watermelon Salsa
Weight Watchers Recipe Prep time: 25 minCook time: 0 minServes: 12This fresh, fruity salsa is delicious with grilled or broiled fish, chicken, pork or beef. Use balsamic vinegar instead of lime juice for a deeper flavor. Ingredients
4 cup(s) fresh watermelon, seedless, chopped into small pieces 1 cup(s) cucumber(s), seedless, chopped into small pieces 1/2 cup(s) uncooked scallion(s), chopped into small pieces (green and white parts) 1/2 large yellow pepper(s), chopped into small pieces 1 large jalapeÃ±o pepper(s), seeded, finely minced (do not touch seeds with bare hands) 1 1/2 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, minced 1 1/2 Tbsp mint leaves, fresh, minced 1 tsp sugar 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice Instructions
Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving. Notes
If you plan to make this recipe ahead of time, chop up and toss together the watermelon, vegetables and herbs, but wait to combine them with the sugar, olive oil and lime juice until just before serving.