Spaghetti and Meatballs

October 6, 2013 at 5:19 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, cheese, Honeysuckle White Turkey Products, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta, spaghetti | 4 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Spaghetti and Meatballs

 

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Wow some heavy rains the past 24 hours! They say the heaviest rains have passed but still more on the way. A little cooler days coming in for next week. For dinner tonight I prepared some Spaghetti and Meatballs. Whole Wheat Spaghetti, Turkey Meatballs, and Low Carb Pasta Sauce.

 

 

I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs along with Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs. The Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs are the best I’ve found, fantastic taste and their 190 calories and 5 net carbs for 3 Meatballs. Topped everything with some fresh grated Parmesan Cheese, fresh grated Dutch Gouda and Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Meat Flavored). I was out of fresh Mushrooms so I added a jar of Pennsylvania Dutch Sliced Mushrooms to the Sauce as it simmered. For dessert later a Del Monte No Sugar Added Peach Chunks Cup.

 

 

 

 

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Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Spaghetti

Here’s something to absorb: One serving of RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST pasta has over 20% of your daily recommended fiber intake – but did you know that fiber is good for you in more ways than just digestion?

People with diets high in fiber have a lower risk for weight gain, obesity, development of insulin resistance and diabetes. Fiber also prevents constipation, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis, but it also helps reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases like colon and breast cancer. Fiber may help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and total cholesterol, therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. It can also help lower blood sugar to better manage diabetes.

Dietary fiber is the edible part of plants, primarily carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption in the small intestine. Fiber may be digested by fermentation in the large intestine. By eating high fiber foods you feel fuller, eat less, with fewer absorbed calories.

Fiber comes in two basic forms – soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, seeds, brown rice, oats and barley. It prevents or reduces the absorption of certain substances into the bloodstream. Insoluble fiber is found mainly in whole grains and on the outside of seeds, fruits, legumes, and other foods. It is like a sponge that swells within the intestine to promote more efficient elimination and alleviate some digestive disorders.

Fiber is found only in plant foods and passes through the digestive tract without being completely broken down. Being indigestible, fiber provides no nutrients to the body, which is why for many years it was removed from processed foods like white bread. But, nutritionists have since discovered that fiber performs valuable functions precisely because it is not digested, and it is essential to good health.

 

Whole Grain Spaghetti

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2oz (56g) Dry Uncooked
Servings per Container: About 7

Amount Per Serving

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1g 2%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%

Dietary Fiber 6g 23%

Sugars <1g

Protein 7g

 

 

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Bella Vita

Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce

Bella Vita (Italian for “Beautiful Life”) is made from succulent, vine-ripened sweet plum tomatoes, and is simmered in extra virgin olive oil.

Bella Vita sauces have only 4g net carbs per serving, are cholesterol free and are OU Kosher Pareve. Now you can enjoy healthy, all natural, low carb pasta dishes with plenty of pleasure…and none of the guilt. Now that’s a beautiful life.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 cup (125g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 50Calories 70

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 590mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g

 

Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

August 13, 2013 at 5:16 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, Honeysuckle White Turkey Products, mushrooms, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey MeatballsSpaghetti Turkey Meatballs 003

 

 

Went to the store early this morning to pick up some Turkey Meatballs for tonight’s dinner. They say lows in the 50’s in the mornings and highs in the 70’s during the day! Incredible August weather. For dinner a classic comfort food, Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs.

 

Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs just sounded good for dinner. I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs along with Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs. The Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs are the best I’ve found, fantastic taste and their 190 calories and 6 carbs for 3 Meatballs. Topped everything with some fresh grated Parmesan Cheese and Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Meat Flavored). I added a few sliced Baby Bella Mushrooms to the Sauce. Along with the great taste the Sauce is only 70 Calories and 6 Carbs! At the end of the post I left the product description for the Ronzoni Spaghetti and the Bella Vita Pasta Sauce. For dessert later a Healthy Choice Chocolate Swirl Frozen Yogurt.

 

 

 

 

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Here’s something to absorb: One serving of RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST pasta has over 20% of your daily recommended fiber intake – but did you know that fiber is good for you in more ways than just digestion?

People with diets high in fiber have a lower risk for weight gain, obesity, development of insulin resistance and diabetes. Fiber also prevents constipation, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis, but it also helps reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases like colon and breast cancer. Fiber may help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and total cholesterol, therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. It can also help lower blood sugar to better manage diabetes.

Dietary fiber is the edible part of plants, primarily carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption in the small intestine. Fiber may be digested by fermentation in the large intestine. By eating high fiber foods you feel fuller, eat less, with fewer absorbed calories.

Fiber comes in two basic forms – soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, seeds, brown rice, oats and barley. It prevents or reduces the absorption of certain substances into the bloodstream. Insoluble fiber is found mainly in whole grains and on the outside of seeds, fruits, legumes, and other foods. It is like a sponge that swells within the intestine to promote more efficient elimination and alleviate some digestive disorders.

Fiber is found only in plant foods and passes through the digestive tract without being completely broken down. Being indigestible, fiber provides no nutrients to the body, which is why for many years it was removed from processed foods like white bread. But, nutritionists have since discovered that fiber performs valuable functions precisely because it is not digested, and it is essential to good health.

 

Whole Grain Spaghetti

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2oz (56g) Dry Uncooked
Servings per Container: About 7

Amount Per Serving

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1g 2%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%

Dietary Fiber 6g 23%

Sugars <1g

Protein 7g

 

 

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Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Saucebella v

Bella Vita (Italian for “Beautiful Life”) is made from succulent, vine-ripened sweet plum tomatoes, and is simmered in extra virgin olive oil.

Bella Vita sauces have only 4g net carbs per serving, are cholesterol free and are OU Kosher Pareve. Now you can enjoy healthy, all natural, low carb pasta dishes with plenty of pleasure…and none of the guilt. Now that’s a beautiful life.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 cup (125g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 50Calories 70

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 590mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%

Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs w/ Baked Cheese Toast

June 5, 2013 at 5:42 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, Honeysuckle White Turkey Products, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs w/ Baked Cheese Toast

 

 
Our run of beautiful days goes on but I hear rain is on it’s way. Locked myself out of the house today, so thats always fun! Finally was able to get a neighbor go through a side door that I can’t get to and unlock the back door. Hopefully one day I’ll be able to build a deck and ramps so I can get in and out of all the doors, life in a wheelchair! For dinner always a classic comfort food, Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs w/ Cheese Toast

 
It had been a while since I had Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs and it sounded good. I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs 002Spaghetti along with Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs. The Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs are the best I’ve found, fantastic taste and their 190 calories and 6 carbs for 3 Meatballs. Topped everything with Kraft 2% Shredded Mozzarella Cheese and Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Meat Flavored). I added a few sliced Baby Bella Mushrooms to the Sauce. Along with the great taste the Sauce is only 70 Calories and 6 Carbs! At the end of the post I left the product description for the Ronzoni Spaghetti, Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs, and the Bella Vita Pasta Sauce.

 

I also had healthy Life Whole Grain Bread that I buttered with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and then sprinkled with Kraft 2% Shredded Mozzarella Cheese . Then I baked it at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Makes a quick and easy way for a side of Bread for Pasta Dishes. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Double Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Nutritionronz (1)

Here’s something to absorb: One serving of RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST pasta has over 20% of your daily recommended fiber intake – but did you know that fiber is good for you in more ways than just digestion?

People with diets high in fiber have a lower risk for weight gain, obesity, development of insulin resistance and diabetes. Fiber also prevents constipation, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis, but it also helps reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases like colon and breast cancer. Fiber may help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and total cholesterol, therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. It can also help lower blood sugar to better manage diabetes.

Dietary fiber is the edible part of plants, primarily carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption in the small intestine. Fiber may be digested by fermentation in the large intestine. By eating high fiber foods you feel fuller, eat less, with fewer absorbed calories.

Fiber comes in two basic forms – soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, seeds, brown rice, oats and barley. It prevents or reduces the absorption of certain substances into the bloodstream. Insoluble fiber is found mainly in whole grains and on the outside of seeds, fruits, legumes, and other foods. It is like a sponge that swells within the intestine to promote more efficient elimination and alleviate some digestive disorders.

Fiber is found only in plant foods and passes through the digestive tract without being completely broken down. Being indigestible, fiber provides no nutrients to the body, which is why for many years it was removed from processed foods like white bread. But, nutritionists have since discovered that fiber performs valuable functions precisely because it is not digested, and it is essential to good health.

 

Whole Grain Spaghetti

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2oz (56g) Dry Uncooked
Servings per Container: About 7

Amount Per Serving

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1g 2%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%

Dietary Fiber 6g 23%

Sugars <1g

Protein 7g

 

http://ronzonihealthyharvest.newworldpasta.com/pasta_nutrition.cfm?prodId=003340006502

 

 

 
Bella Vita
Low Carb Pasta Sauces
Bella Vita (Italian for “Beautiful Life”) is made from succulent, vine-ripened sweet plum tomatoes, and is simmered in extra virgin olive oil.

Bella Vita sauces have only 4g net carbs per serving, are cholesterol free and are OU Kosher Pareve. Now you can enjoy healthy, all natural, low carb pasta dishes with plenty of pleasure…and none of the guilt. Now that’s a beautiful life!

Bella Vita
Low Carb Pasta Sauce, Meat Flavored
26 oz.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 Cup (125g)
Servings Per Container: about 6

Amount
Per Serving % Daily
Value*

Total Calories 70

Calories From Fat 50

Total Fat 5g 8%

Saturated Fat 1g 4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 590mg 25%

Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%

Dietary Fiber 2g 7%

Sugars 1g

 

 

 
Honeysuckle White Fresh Italian Style Turkey Meatballs

Product Description
Add traditional Italian taste to your pasta dishes with our Fresh Italian Style Turkey Meatballs. They’re fully cooked and ready to heat and eat.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 oz (85.0 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.0g 15%
Saturated Fat 3.0g 15%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 600mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 6.0g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 1.0g
Protein 17.0g
http://www.honeysucklewhite.com/ProductDetail.aspx?product_id=170

Velveeta/Kraft Dinners Chili Cheese Mac Velveeta Cheesy Skillets w/…

March 23, 2013 at 6:24 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's, Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, ground turkey, pasta, Velveeta/Kraft Dinners | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Velveeta/Kraft Dinners Chili Cheese Mac Velveeta Cheesy Skillets w/ Whole Grain BreadVelveeta Turkey Chili Mac 002

 

 
Come on warm Spring time weather! Beautiful sunny but cool day out today but as usual starting tomorrow and going through part of Monday SNOW! How much, I’ve heard anywhere from 3″ to 8″ inches. Come on Mother Nature show us a little love! Anyway for dinner I prepared Velveeta/Kraft Cheesy Skillets Dinner Chili Cheese Mac, using Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey and added 1 can of Joan of Arc Light Red Kidney Beans.

 

 

As in all the Chessy Skillet Dinners the kit includes: Pasta, Velveeta Cheese Sauce, and Seasoning pack. All I had to do was add the 2 cups of water and 1 lb. of Ground Turkey, and 1 can of Joan of Arc Light Red Kidney Beans. I used Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey. Using the Extra Lean Ground Turkey instead of the Ground Beef you can lower the calorie count by anywhere from 60 – 80 calories! As I browned the Turkey I added Sea Salt, Pepper, and Ground Smoked Cumin for seasoning. It’s ready in about 10 minutes. I then add 2 cups of water, the seasoning and pasta. Simmer for 10 – 12 minutes and add the Velveeta Cheese and your ready for dinner. I’ll leave the instructions at the end of the post. It’s 380 calories and 28 carbs but you can lower the calorie count by using the Ground Turkey as stated above. The Ultimate Cheeseburger Dinner is very good but i think this is my new favorite. I really like the Chili Seasoning! Another one pan quick, easy, and delicious Velveeta/Kraft Dinner! I also had a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread. For dessert/snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Jolly Time Pop Corn…. and to all a good night!

 

 
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Kraft Dinners Chili Cheese Mac Velveeta Cheesy Skillets features creamy cheese sauce with pasta and premium seasonings. Make your family smile with ooey gooey Velveeta Cheesy Skillets.

Kraft Dinners Chili Cheese Mac Velveeta Cheesy Skillets:
Made with real cheddar cheese
Just add ground beef
Makes about 5 servings
Ready in about 20 minutes
Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Chili Cheese Mac

Ingredients:
* 1 LB. Ground Beef or Ground Turkey (Extra Lean)
* Sea Salt, Pepper, Cilantro, Ground Smoked Cumin to taste; Optional
* 2 Cups Water
* 1 Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Dinner Kit/Chili Cheese Mac

Instructions:
* Brown and season 1 LB. Ground Turkey in large skillet. Drain
* Add 2 cups water, seasoning and pasta. Bring to a boil. Reduce Heat.
* Cover, Simmer and stir often until most of water is gone about 11-13 minutes. Remove from heat.
* Add Cheese from Velveeta Cheese Pouch. Stir in Cheese Sauce and serve
Nutrition Facts
Velveeta – Cheesy Skillets- Chili Cheese Mac W/ 90% Lean Beef
Calories 380
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated 6 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g
Trans 1 g Protein 27 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 830 mg
Potassium 0 mg
Total Carbs 28 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 5 g

Buitoni All Natural Whole Wheat Four Cheese Ravioli w/ Bella Vita Pasta Sauce,…

July 31, 2012 at 5:10 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, chicken, mushrooms, pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Buitoni All Natural Whole Wheat Four Cheese Ravioli w/ Bella Vita Pasta Sauce, Chicken Breast, and Baby Bella Mushrooms.
Went Italian for dinner tonight. I used Buitoni All Natural Whole Wheat Four Cheese Ravioli. It had been a while since I had the Buitoni Ravioli and it was on sale and I had a $1 off coupon to make it an even bigger bargain. The pasta is very easy to fix, just boil 7 – 9 minutes and drain and it’s done! Along with the pasta I added a Chicken breast that I had also boiled and seasoned with McCormick Grinder Italian Seasoning. I sliced the breast up into several pieces and tossed it with the pasta and sauteed Baby Bella Mushrooms. I then topped everything with Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Roasted Garlic Flavor). The sauce is only 70 calories and 6 carbs! Plus it’s loaded with flavor. The Buitoni Pasta is a tender and delicious pasta but be sure to follow the cooking instructions so you don’t over cook it. For dessert later a bowl of Blue Bunny All Natural Frozen Yogurt Chocolate Vanilla Swirl. Another product you have to try if you already haven’t!
Buitoni All Natural Whole Wheat Four Cheese Ravioli

Nutritional Information
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1.25 CUPS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18
Saturated Fat 4 g 19
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated Fat
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholestrol 60 mg 20
Sodium 630 mg 26
Potassium
Carbohydrates 40 g 13
Dietary Fiber 5 g 19
Sugars 3 g
Protein 15 g

Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

June 28, 2012 at 5:51 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, Honeysuckle White Turkey Products, low carb, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs w/ Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce


Summer time has kicked in here in Ohio! 98 – 100 today with high humidity, miserable outside so I wanted a simple but filling dinner so it was spaghetti and Meatballs tonight. I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti along with Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs. Topped everything with Shredded Parmesan Cheese and Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Roasted Garlic). Along with the great taste of the Pasta Sauce it’s also only 70 Calories and a mere 6 Carbs! I also had Meijer Bakery Harvest Grain Bread. For dessert later a slice of Pillsbury Nut Quick Bread topped with a scoop of Breyer’s Carb Smart vanilla Ice Cream.
Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Nutrition

Here’s something to absorb: One serving of RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST pasta has over 20% of your daily recommended fiber intake – but did you know that fiber is good for you in more ways than just digestion?

People with diets high in fiber have a lower risk for weight gain, obesity, development of insulin resistance and diabetes. Fiber also prevents constipation, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis, but it also helps reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases like colon and breast cancer. Fiber may help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and total cholesterol, therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. It can also help lower blood sugar to better manage diabetes.

Dietary fiber is the edible part of plants, primarily carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption in the small intestine. Fiber may be digested by fermentation in the large intestine. By eating high fiber foods you feel fuller, eat less, with fewer absorbed calories.

Fiber comes in two basic forms – soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, seeds, brown rice, oats and barley. It prevents or reduces the absorption of certain substances into the bloodstream. Insoluble fiber is found mainly in whole grains and on the outside of seeds, fruits, legumes, and other foods. It is like a sponge that swells within the intestine to promote more efficient elimination and alleviate some digestive disorders.

Fiber is found only in plant foods and passes through the digestive tract without being completely broken down. Being indigestible, fiber provides no nutrients to the body, which is why for many years it was removed from processed foods like white bread. But, nutritionists have since discovered that fiber performs valuable functions precisely because it is not digested, and it is essential to good health.

The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends everyone consume 14 g of fiber for every 1000 calories. Ronzoni Healthy Harvest is an excellent source of fiber, with 5-6 grams of fiber in every 2 oz. serving. Fiber is an integral part of your everyday diet, and RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST pasta, as an excellent source, is a perfect solution to get more of it onto your family’s plate!
Whole Grain Spaghetti

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2oz (56g) Dry Uncooked
Servings per Container: About 7

Amount Per Serving

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1g 2%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%

Dietary Fiber 6g 23%

Sugars <1g

Protein 7g

http://ronzonihealthyharvest.newworldpasta.com/pasta_nutrition.cfm?prodId=003340006502

Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

May 12, 2012 at 5:33 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Honeysuckle White Turkey Products, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta, Turkey meatballs | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs w/ Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce

It was spaghetti and Meatballs tonight. I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti along with Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs. Topped everything with Shredded Parmesan Cheese and Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Roasted Meat Flavored). Along with the great taste of the Pasta Sauce it’s also only 70 Calories and a mere 6 Carbs! I also had Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. For dessert a Yoplait Banana/Chocolate Smoothie.

Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

February 13, 2012 at 6:16 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Honeysuckle White Turkey Products, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta, spaghetti, Whole wheat pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs w/ Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce

It’s National ‘Eat Italian Food’ Day today so it was spaghetti night tonight! I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Spaghetti along with Honeysuckle White Turkey Meatballs. Topped everything with Shredded Parmesan Cheese and Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce (Meat Flavored). Along with the great taste the Sauce is only 70 Calories and 6 Carbs! I also had healthy Life Whole Grain Bread that I buttered and then sprinkled with Shredded Parm Cheese. Then I baked it at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Makes a good side for any Pasta dish. For dessert/snack later a Yoplait Delight Chocolate Eclair Parfait.

Leftovers – Whole Grain Penne Pasta and Turkey Sausage

January 9, 2012 at 6:28 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, diabetes, Food, Johnsonville Meats, Whole wheat pasta | 3 Comments
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Today’s Menu:  Leftovers – Whole Grain Penne Pasta and Turkey Sausage w/ Low Carb Pasta Sauce and Rustic French Bread

It was so good I’m having it twice! I warmed up last night’s leftovers of Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Grain Penne Rigate Pasta, a healthy pasta choice at 180 calories and 41 carbs along with the sauce. I used Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce and that being only 70 calories and 6 carbs! I love this sauce it has great flavor and good on any pasta. So you get the full flavor of pasta sauce but not the calories or carbs. Then for the Turkey Sausage I tried a new one, Johnsonville Turkey Sausage. The sausage is 110 calories and 0 carbs.

I had precooked and sliced the Turkey Sausage earlier. I boiled the pasta and while it was boiling I heated the pasta sauce and added the sliced Turkey Sausage. After boiling and draining the pasta I added the pasta back to pot and added the sauce and sausage to it and mixed until the pasta was well coated. Seasoned the Pasta with McCormick Grinder Italian Seasoning and some fresh chopped Italian Parsley. Served the pasta with Pillsbury Rustic French Bread. For dessert/snack later a Mini Bag of Jolly Time 100 Calorie Pop Corn

Whole Grain Penne Pasta and Turkey Sausage

January 8, 2012 at 6:23 PM | Posted in Bella Vita low Carb Pasta Sauce, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, Johnsonville Meats, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu:  Whole Grain Penne Pasta and Turkey Sausage w/ Low Carb Pasta Sauce and Rustic French Bread

Had a very hearty comfort food dinner. A definate added recipe, fantastic flavor!   I used Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Grain Penne Rigate Pasta, ahealthy pasta choice at 180 calories and 41 carbs. For the sauce I used Bella Vita Low Carb Pasta Sauce and that being only 70 calories and 6 carbs! I love this sauce it has great flavor and good on any pasta. So you get the full flavor of pasta sauce but not the calories or carbs. Then for the Turkey Sausage I tried a new one, Johnsonville Turkey Sausage. The sausage is 110 calories and 0 carbs.

I had precooked and sliced the Turkey Sausage earlier. I boiled the pasta and while it was boiling I heated the pasta sauce and added the sliced Turkey Sausage. After boiling and draining the pasta I added the pasta back to pot and added the sauce and sausage to it and mixed until the pasta was well coated. Seasoned the Pasta with McCormick Grinder Italian Seasoning and some fresh chopped Italian Parsley. Served the pasta with Pillsbury Rustic French Bread. I’ve heard that Pillsbury is working on a Whole Wheat French Bread, hope it’s true! Plenty of leftovers so I know what dinner will be tomorrow.  For dessert later a bowl of Breyer’s Carb Smart Vanilla Ice Cream topped with sliced Mango.

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