**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #1: Check Ingredients**

Before you turn a recipe into a Weight Watchers recipe, you must first look at each ingredient. You must check to see if these ingredients will work in your Weight Watchers diet. If not, you may want to choose substitutes.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #2: Use Substitutes**

Before you turn a recipe into a Weight Watchers recipe, you must see if you can substitute any ingredients with healthier options. For example, you may want to substitute mayonnaise with fat-free mayonnaise or butter with Country Crock.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #3: Do Formula for Each Ingredient**

The hardest part about turning regular recipes into Weight Watchers recipes is discovering how many points each ingredient has. This is hard because you will have to do a lot of math to determine just how many points each ingredient has. For example, a tablespoon of flour may contain 2 points. If your recipe calls for 1 cup of flour, you will have to do the math to determine how many tablespoons are in a cup and how many points that adds up to.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #4: Add Points**

Once you have discovered how many points are in each ingredient, you will want to add up the total points for your new Weight Watchers recipe. Don’t be shocked by the total number. This is for the entire recipe and each serving will contain a much smaller amount of points.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #5: Measure Ingredients Properly**

When you turn a recipe into a Weight Watchers recipe, you must make sure you measure ingredients properly. If you add too much a certain ingredient, you could drastically increase the amount of points in each serving.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #6: Discover How Many Portions There Are**

Before you serve your new Weight Watchers recipe, you must determine how many servings there are in the total recipe. Many recipes will list the amount of servings, but if it doesn’t, just remember that most recipes feed around 4-6 people.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #7: Divide Total Points by Amount of Servings**

Once you know the amount of servings that are in your new Weight Watchers recipe, you will want to divide the total amount of points by the number of servings. This will tell you how many points each serving contains.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #8: Measure Out Each Serving**

You must make sure to measure out each serving. This is not a time to guess. Use a measuring cup and make sure you get out the proper portion. If you don’t properly measure out each serving, you may end up eating more points than you originally intended.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #9: Save Revamped Recipe**

Once you have turned your favorite recipe into a Weight Watchers recipe, you should save that recipe, along with the point’s value. Then next time you decide to make that dish, you won’t have to go through all this work.

**How to Turn Any Recipe into a Weight Watchers Recipe #10: Choose Recipes with Less Points**

Once you’ve revamped several of your favorite recipes, try to choose recipes that have the least amount of points. This will allow you to eat more food throughout the day, leaving you more satisfied with your diet.