Baked Rigatoni with Turkey w/ Baked Multi Grain Loaf Bread

June 21, 2017 at 5:02 PM | Posted in pasta, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Rigatoni with Turkey w/ Baked Multi Grain Loaf Bread

 

 

For my Breakfast this morning I prepared a 2 Egg Scrambled Eggs, that I topped with Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce. Then I reheated part of the Monster Pork Chop that was leftover from last night. I also toasted a couple of slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, lightly buttered with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. And as every morning a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Outside it’s partly cloudy with a high around 85 degrees and a bit more humid. After Breakfast I went to the Post Office for Mom, picked up a prescription at Kroger, and stopped by the bank ATM machine. Back home not a lot going on today. After a light Lunch I headed out to Meijer Lawn and Garden. looking for some solar lights for the yard. For Dinner tonight a new recipe, Baked Rigatoni with Turkey w/ Baked Multi Grain Loaf Bread.

 

This 1 of 2 Pillsbury based recipes that I’m trying this week. The Baked Rigatoni with Turkey that I’m preparing was originally made with Ground Beef but as I do with a lot of recipes I put my little spin on them. To make the dish I’ll need; 2 1/2 cups uncooked Rigatoni Pasta (about 7 oz) – I used Racconto Rigatoni, 1 lb Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, 1 jar (23.9 oz) Ragu Mushroom Sauce, 1 1/2 cups Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (6 oz), 1/4 cup Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese, and Dried Basil Leaves.

 

 

Ready for the oven….

Then to prepare it; I started by preheating the oven to 350°F. Next spray 11×7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with Pam Cooking Spray. Cook and drain the Pasta as directed on package, using the minimum cooking time. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook the Jenni – O Turkey over medium-high heat about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.

 

 

 

 

….and done!

In the baking dish, stir together cooked Pasta, Turkey, Sauce and 1 cup of the Mozzarella Cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese and the Parmesan Cheese. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with the Basil and serve! I have another one of those “keeper recipes”, it turned out great! Rigatoni is incredible all by itself, but add in the Turkey, Sauce, and Cheese and you have a winning dish. I always substitute Beef with Jennie – O Turkey or Wild Idea Buffalo. Ground Buffalo would go great with also. I’ve left the original Pillsbury recipe and web link at the end of the post.

 

 

To go with Pasta I baked a loaf of the La Brea Bakery Multi Grain Loaf Bread. For Dessert/Snack later tonight a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baked Rigatoni with Turkey

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups uncooked Rigatoni Pasta (about 7 oz), I used Racconto Rigatoni
1 lb Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
1 jar (23.9 oz) Ragu Mushroom Sauce
1 1/2 cups Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (6 oz)
1/4 cup Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese
Dried Basil Leaves, if desired

Steps

1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 11×7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain Pasta as directed on package, using minimum cook time.
2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook Turkey over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
3 In baking dish, stir together cooked Pasta, Turkey, Sauce and 1 cup of the Mozzarella Cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese and the Parmesan Cheese.
4 Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with basil.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories 270
Total Fat 8g0%
Saturated Fat 3 1/2g0%
Sodium 440mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 27g0%
Dietary Fiber 4g0%
Protein 22g

Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup

June 7, 2017 at 4:47 PM | Posted in Bear Creek Products, Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam and I reheated a couple of Potato Pancakes that were leftover from Dinner last night. And as usual I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. A bit cooler out today, high of 67 degrees and partly cloudy with a passing shower. In the mail, I received some Meijer Coupons, some really great coupons! 60 cents off for Pam Cooking Spray, free package Sargento Cheese Sticks, 80 cents off a package of Jennie – O Ground Turkey and many more. So after Breakfast it was off to Mejier and I stopped by Kroger for Mom. Back home I cleaned the fridge and the oven, and done for the day. For Dinner tonight it’s a Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup.

 

Mom and Dad were hungry so I made Dinner a bit early. It’s a Comfort Food Dinner tonight for me, Grilled Ham and Swiss Cheese Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup. I’ve had this combo before and they just keep getting better! To make my Grilled Ham Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo, French’s Yellow Mustard, Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread to make my Sandwich.

 

 

 

To prepare it I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Next spread the Mayo on the bottom slice of Bread, next layered the Ham, spread the Mustard, and added the slice of the Swiss. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a large skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. Love these Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches.

 

 

 

For the Soup I’m using a favorite of mine, Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix. To prepare a package of it; In a 2 quart sauce pan bring 8 cups of water to a rolling boil. Whisk in the soup mix. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste and serve! Perfect seasoning, thickened up just right, plenty of Diced Potato and a fantastic Potato flavor. The package makes 8 cups and very easy to prepare. I really love all the Bear Creek Products I’ve tried so far. So delicious and easy to prepare. For Dessert/Snack later tonight a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple.

 

 

 

Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.
http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 

 

 

 

Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix
A favorite original Bear Creek® soup. Very creamy and delicious with a delicate blend of parsley, herbs and spices to give it a little kick.

Yields about 8 one-cup servings.
Try adding crumbled bacon, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese for variety.
While they simmer on the stove, you can smell the hearty goodness of Bear Creek® soups. They’re quick and easy to make and come in 15 delicious varieties. These soups have a homemade taste that will satisfy every appetite.
http://www.bearcreekcountrykitchens.com/soups.php

Turkey Frank Cincinnati Style Cheese Coneys

June 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM | Posted in Ball Park Smoked Turkey Franks, Sargento's Cheese, Skyline Chili | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Frank Cincinnati Style Cheese Coneys

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared a Egg Beater’s Egg White Cheese Omelet, I used Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Then I also toasted 2 slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread lightly buttered with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. I also had the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Had a passing Thunderstorm this morning them mostly cloudy and showers and 84 degrees. Right after Breakfast I had to take my car to be worked on, had a small leak in the radiator hose. Not a lot going on today, caught up on a few things around the house. For Dinner tonight I prepared Turkey Frank Cincinnati Style Cheese Coneys.

 

 

I love my Cheese Coneys! Living here all my life here in the Cincinnati area you are raised on Cheese Coneys, Chili Spaghetti, and such. From all the classic Chili Parlors; Skyline Chili, Gold Star Chili, Camp Washington Chili, just to name a few. But having Diabetes 2 I have to watch my carbs and calories so I make mine a little healthier but keeping the incredible flavors.

 
I used Ball Park Smoked White Meat Turkey Franks, an excellent Turkey Frank! I boiled them, it took about 5 minutes and they were ready, plump, and delicious. I heated the can of Skyline Chili for my topping. I served everything on a Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Hot Dog Buns. Put the Frank in the Bun then topped it with French’s Yellow Mustard, the Chili, and Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Shredded Cheese. Put it altogether and you have a prime example of the World Famous Cincinnati Style Cheese Coney! Had a small side of some Skyline Oyster Crackers with a few drops of Frank’s Hot Sauce on them, which is a common way to have them here in the Cincinnati area. We love our Chili, Chili Dogs, Chili Spaghetti, and Hot Sauce here in the Cincinnati area. For dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

Ball Park Smoked White Meat Turkey Franks – Dial up the lean while you dial in the flavor

Ball Park Turkey Franks are so packed full of classic Ball Park satisfaction, don’t be surprised if he thinks he’s eating an original Ball Park.

Nutrition Facts Serving Size 50 G
Servings Per Container 8
Amount Per Serving Calories 45 Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value* Total Fat 0 G 0 Saturated Fat 0 G 0 Trans Fat 0 G Cholesterol 10 Mg 3 Sodium 490 Mg 20 Potassium 3780 Mg 11 Total Carbohydrate 5 G 2 Dietary Fiber 0 G 0 Sugars 1 G Protein 6 G

http://ballparkbrand.com/#!/products/turkey

 

 

Skyline ChiliSkyline Chili Can

Enjoy the delicious taste of Cincinnati Skyline Chili. It is easy to make. This original chili has a wonderful flavor. It will be a welcome addition to your kitchen food supplies.
* Cincinnati chili
* Original taste

Ingredients:
Beef, Water, Tomato Paste, Corn Starch, Spices, Salt, Onion, Garlic, Paprika And Natural Flavors.
Directions:
Microwave: empty contents into microwave-safe container. Cover.Microwave on high power for at least 1 minute or until hot. Stove top:empty contents into sauce pan. Heat over medium heat until hot, stirring occasionally.

http://www.skylinechili.com/index.php

Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries

April 15, 2017 at 5:08 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu; Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries

 

 


For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea, not much of an appetite this morning. Started the laundry up for Mom after that. About an hour later we headed up to Home Depot. Needed paint, to paint the wooden deck, bought some new plants for outside, potting soil, grass seed, and checked out the back splash for the Kitchen. Mostly sunny and 80 degrees out today! Our new grill arrived so I spent some of the day putting that together. It is one pain in the rear putting that together while in a wheelchair! Finally got it together. Also planted a couple of new shrubs in the back of the house. I’m one tired man tonight. For Dinner tonight its Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries.

 


To prepare the Sandwich I’ll need; Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, French’s Yellow Mustard, Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo w/ Olive Oil, and Kroger Bakery Sour Dough Bread. I used the flat top Griddle to grill it with. I sprayed the griddle with a very light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and spread about 1/2 tablespoon of Blue Bonnet Light Butter on it. Heated it on medium heat. I also turned the oven on at 425 degrees.

 

 

 


While the griddle was heating I prepared the Sandwich. Took a slice of the Sour Dough Bread and topped it with some of the Kraft Mayo, the Boar’s Head Ham, the Sargento Swiss, French’s Mustard, and added the top slice of the Sour Dough Bread. I then Buttered the bottom and top halves of the Bread with Blue Bonnet Butter. With the griddle heated I grilled my Sandwich. Grilled the bottom half just over 3 minutes, then flipped it over and grilled the other side about 2 1/2 minutes. Until both sides were golden brown! What a Sandwich, Sour Dough Bread just makes everything that much better!

 


I had already preheated the oven, so as the griddle was heating I baked my fries, I’m using Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For Dessert later a Weight watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham
With natural juices.

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 oz (56g)
Servings Per Container Varied
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 520mg 22%
Potassium 160mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 10g 20%
http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 
Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

https://www.alexiafoods.com/products/fries/yukon-gold-julienne-fries

Mini Flatbread Pepperoni and Sausage Pizza

April 1, 2017 at 4:50 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pizza, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Mini Flatbread Pepperoni and Sausage Pizza

 

 

For Breakfast on this 1st day of April I had a Poached Egg that I served on a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin. They moved Dad from the hospital back over to the Rehab Center he was just at last week. They are going to try more therapy and if that doesn’t work he will have to stay in an assisted living center, hope it doesn’t come to that. So after Breakfast I went to Kroger and picked up a few snacks that Dad likes. Then after Lunch I went on over to see Dad. Back home took it easy and watched a few shows that I had recorded. For my dinner tonight I’m preparing a Mini Flatbread Pepperoni and Sausage Pizza.

 

 

 

 

While at Jungle Jim’s Market the other day I picked up a package of Kontos Pre­Grilled Mini Oval Flatbread. I had used these once before and really liked the way they came out. It’s pregrilled so it’s ready to eat or reheat. What I liked about it was they were the perfect size to make mini Pizzas with, plus they’re only 140 calories and 24 net carbs for a whole one (one serving)!

 

 

 

 

 

To make the Pizzas I’ll need; the Kontos Pre­Grilled Mini Oval Flatbread, Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Johnsonville Turkey Sausage Links, Sliced Black and Green Olives, Ragu Pizza Sauce, Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.

 

 

 


To prepare it I started by preheating the oven on 400 degrees. The Johnsonville Turkey Sausage is precooked so all I had to do was heat up in a small skillet for 5 minutes on medium heat. Removed from the heat and sliced the Links up into small bite pieces. I then got a small baking sheet and lined it with foil and sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray. I then took one of the Flatbreads and brushed a very light coat of Extra Virgin Olive Oil on the top of them.

 

 

 

 

Next I made my Pizza! I started by spreading 2 tablespoons of the Ragu Pizza Sauce across the top of the Flatbread. Then added the sliced Olives, Turkey sausage, Mozzarella Cheese, and topped it all with Turkey Pepperoni. Then I made a second one the same way. Laid the Flatbreads on the baking sheet and put it in the oven. I baked them for about 8 minutes, until the Cheese was melted and all items heated through.

 

 

 

 

 

The Flatbread provides a perfect Crust (Pizza Pie). It browned up great and had a fantastic flavor with a nice crunch! I’ll have to try different toppings, like Ham or Chicken, using the Kontos Pre­Grilled Mini Oval Flatbread. I’ve found a good Pizza Pie Crust and it’s only 140 calories per serving! For dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kontos Pre­Grilled Mini Oval Flatbread

A mini oval flatbread (6”x4”) that is pre-grilled for your convenience. Ideal for the breadbasket, may be cut into wedges or strips for dips or spreads. ‘Hand stretched for fluffiness™’ from individual dough balls, contains no Trans Fat, and is 100% Vegetarian.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Flatbread (48g)
Servings Per Container 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 22.5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3.85%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2.5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 220mg 9.17%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 8.33%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
http://www.kontos.com/product/pre-grilled-mini-oval-flatbread/

Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup

March 29, 2017 at 4:59 PM | Posted in Bear Creek Products, Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup

 

 

 

A light Breakfast this morning. I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. And as usual I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Outside it’s mostly cloudy and a high in the mid 60’s. So after Breakfast I headed over to the hospital to see Dad. He seemed to be doing better today. They have run a series of tests on him and they all keep coming back negative. Really worried about him. Back home, I had the carpets all cleaned yesterday. So today I moved the furniture back in place. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup.

 

 

 

It’s a Comfort Food Dinner tonight, Grilled Ham and Swiss Cheese Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup. To make my Grilled Ham Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo, French’s Yellow Mustard, Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread.

 

 

 

 

 

 

To prepare it I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Next spread the Mayo on the bottom slice of Bread, next layered the Ham, spread the Mustard, and added the slice of the Swiss. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. Love these Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches.

 

 

 

For the Soup I’m using a new favorite of mine, Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix. To prepare a package of it; In a 2 quart sauce pan bring 8 cups of water to a rolling boil. Whisk in the soup mix. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste and serve! Perfect seasoning, thickened up just right, plenty of Diced Potato and a fantastic Potato flavor. The package makes 8 cups and very easy to prepare. I really love all the Bear Creek Products I’ve tried so far. So delicious and easy to prepare. For Dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 


Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.

http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 

 

 

Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix
A favorite original Bear Creek® soup. Very creamy and delicious with a delicate blend of parsley, herbs and spices to give it a little kick.

Yields about 8 one-cup servings.
Try adding crumbled bacon, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese for variety.
While they simmer on the stove, you can smell the hearty goodness of Bear Creek® soups. They’re quick and easy to make and come in 15 delicious varieties. These soups have a homemade taste that will satisfy every appetite.
http://www.bearcreekcountrykitchens.com/soups.php

Turkey Sausage, Turkey Pepperoni 7″ Whole Grain Crust Pizza

March 12, 2017 at 4:39 PM | Posted in Hormel, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pizza, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Sausage, Turkey Pepperoni 7″ Whole Grain Crust Pizza

 

 
For Breakfast this morning I reheated the leftover Pork Chop from last night. Then I prepared some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hashbrowns, toasted 2 slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, and my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Went out to get the Sunday Papers and its a cold one out there this morning, 18 degrees! For the day it was sunny and 39 degrees. After I ate I went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Finished up some laundry Mom had started before she went to Church. After Lunch I headed over to see Dad at Rehab. He’s wanting to come home, he’s homesick and bored. It shouldn’t be too much longer before they’ll release him. Hopefully he can stay home once he gets here. Back home watched some College Basketball and relaxed. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Turkey Sausage, Turkey Pepperoni 7″ Whole Grain Crust Pizza.

 


To make the Pizza I used a Mama Mary’s 7″ Whole Grain Pizza Crust. For toppings I used Jennie – O Ground Mild Breakfast Sausage, Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Sliced Green and Black Olives, Sargento Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and Ragu Homestyle Pizza Sauce.

 

 

 

 

To prepare my Pizza; I first preheated my oven to 450 degrees. I then got a medium size skillet, sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray and heated it on medium heat. Next I got the roll of Jennie – O Turkey Sausage out and sliced about 1/4 of the roll off. I put the remainder in a plastic bag and put it back in the fridge to use later for a meal. I crumbled the Sausage and fried until done. Removed it from the skillet onto a paper towel lined plate and set aside.

 

 

 

I removed the pizza crust from package. Lightly brushed crust with Extra Light Olive Oil. I then gathered my toppings up. The Black Olives are already sliced but the Green Olives come whole and I had to slice them. I then topped the crust with with; the Ragu Pizza Sauce, the Sargento Mozzarella Cheese, Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Jennie – O Turkey Sausage, and finally the Black and Green Olives. The order of layers is all up to you.

 

 

 

Next I lowered the oven temperature to 425 degrees F. Then baked on oven Pizza Pan (middle position) for about 10 minutes. You can turn the oven on broil if you want to get the crust crisper if you want. I stopped at 10 minutes and it came out perfect! The Crust baked up with a nice crunch to it and all the ingredients worked great together. I love adding these Pizza Nights! For Dessert tonight a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

Hormel Turkey Pepperoni
Hormel Turkey Pepperoni–70 calories, 4g fat; Regular pepperoni–140 calories, 13g fat per serving.
Hormel Turkey Pepperoni.
* Ready to eat.
* Inspected for wholesomeness by U.S. department of agriculture.
* Since 1891.
* Smoke flavoring added.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Lean Mild Turkey Breakfast Sausage Roll
Breakfast Sausage Rolls contain less fat than regular pork sausage.

Product Features:
* Gluten Free
* 16-oz package (1 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
SLICE:
* Remove casing and slice roll into 1/2 inch thick patties.

TO BAKE:
* Preheat oven to 400 °F.
* Spray shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
* Place patties in pan.
* Bake approximately 20 to 25 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165º F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

STOVETOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Place patties in hot skillet.
* Turn occasionally and cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165º F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 56 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 110 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 60 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 6.0 g Protein 14 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 2%
Cholesterol 60 mg Iron 6%
Sodium 570 mg Calcium 2%
Ingredients
TURKEY, SEASONING (SALT, DEXTROSE, NATURAL FLAVOR, HYDROLYZED CORN PROTEIN, BHA, BHT, CITRIC ACID), ROSEMARY EXTRACT.

Baked Ham, Salami, and Provolone Mini Sub w/ Baked Fries

March 7, 2017 at 5:51 PM | Posted in Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Ham, Salami, and Provolone Mini Sub w/ Baked Fries

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared 2 Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, 1 Egg Sunnyside Up, and 2 slices of toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread (Lightly Buttered). Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I did a load of laundry for Mom and cleaned up around the house. Whole lot of rain yesterday and today, a heavier today. Rain a bit too much for me to load the wheelchair and then get it out to go see Dad. Hopefully later this week it will clear up. For Dinner tonight I prepared Baked Ham, Salami, and Provolone Mini Sub w/ Baked Fries.

 

 

 

To make the sandwich I’ll need; Kroger 100% Whole Wheat Hoagie Rolls, Boar’s Head Sweet Sliced Ham, Private Selection Hard Salami, Sargento Ultra Thin Provolone Cheese, Kraft Lite Italian Dressing, Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo w/ Olive Oil, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil (for brushing the tops of the buns while baking).

 

 

 

I used Boar’s Head Sweet Sliced Ham. I had purchased the Ham at Kroger, on sale the other day. I love all the Boar’s Head Meats and Cheese. Always fresh and lower in calories and sodium, the Ham is 60 calories per serving. Then I also used Private Selection Hard Salami, 110 calories per serving. For the Cheese I used Sargento Ultra Thin Provolone Cheese which is only 40 calories per slice. To make the Sub I put a slathering of the Kraft Mayo on the bottom half of the Bun. Then layered the Ham, the Salami, Provolone Cheese, Kraft Lite Italian Dressing, and topped with the top half of the Bun. To help the bun brown a bit I brushed the top of Bun with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I had already preheated the oven to 400 degrees, I then laid the Sub on a small baking sheet and baked it for about 12 minutes. Took it out and the Sub was a light golden brown and the Cheese was melted. Love these Ham Subs, along with the added Salami! I prepared one for Mom when she got home later.

 

Then for a side I baked some Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For dessert later a Weight Watcher’s.

 

 

 

 

Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham
With natural juices.

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 oz (56g)
Servings Per Container Varied
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 520mg 22%
Potassium 160mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 10g 20%
http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 

Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

https://www.alexiafoods.com/products/fries/yukon-gold-julienne-fries

Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries

February 28, 2017 at 5:40 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | 6 Comments
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Today’s Menu; Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries

 

 

 

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For Breakfast on this last day of February I prepared Scrambled Eggs and toasted a 2 slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Along with my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Lunch headed over to spend some time with Dad at the rehab center. He’s doing good but has to work on his leg strength. For Dinner tonight its Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries.

 

 

 

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The family is hooked on these Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread Sandwiches. To prepare the Sandwich I’ll need; Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, French’s Yellow Mustard, Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo w/ Olive Oil, and Kroger Bakery Sour Dough Bread. I used the flat top Griddle to grill it with. I sprayed the griddle with a very light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and spread about 1/2 tablespoon of Blue Bonnet Light Butter on it. Heated it on medium heat. I also turned the oven on at 425 degrees.

 

While the griddle was heating I prepared the Sandwich. Took a slice of the Sour Dough Bread and topped it with grilled-ham-and-swiss-on-sour-dough-bread-w-baked-fries-004some of the Kraft Mayo, the Boar’s Head Ham, the Sargento Swiss, French’s Mustard, and added the top slice of the Sour Dough Bread. I then Buttered the bottom and top halves of the Bread with Blue Bonnet Butter. With the griddle heated I grilled my Sandwich. Grilled the bottom half just over 3 minutes, then flipped it over and grilled the other side about 2 1/2 minutes. Until both sides were golden brown! What a Sandwich, Sour Dough Bread just makes everything that much better!

 

 

Grilled Cheese and Baked Fries 003

I had already preheated the oven, so as the griddle was heating I baked my fries, I’m using Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For Dessert later a Weight watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

 
Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham
With natural juices.

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.

Nutrition Factsboars-head-sweet-slice-ham
Serving Size 2 oz (56g)
Servings Per Container Varied
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 520mg 22%
Potassium 160mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 10g 20%
http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 
Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition FactsAlexia Organic Yukon Fries
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

https://www.alexiafoods.com/products/fries/yukon-gold-julienne-fries

Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries

February 16, 2017 at 5:55 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu; Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries

 

 

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For Breakfast this morning for me and Mom I prepared Scrambled Eggs and toasted a 2 slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. Along with my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Lunch headed over to spend some time with Dad at the rehab center. He was feeling a lot better today and he’s finally standing up on his own! Big improvement, proud of him he’s been working hard at rehab sessions. For Dinner tonight its Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread w/ Baked Fries.

 

 

grilled-ham-and-swiss-on-sour-dough-bread-w-baked-fries-002

Mom is hooked on these Grilled Ham and Swiss on Sour Dough Bread Sandwiches, I am too! To prepare the Sandwich I’ll need; Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, French’s Yellow Mustard, Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo w/ Olive Oil, and Kroger Bakery Sour Dough Bread. I used the flat top Griddle to grill it with. I sprayed the griddle with a very light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and spread about 1/2 tablespoon of Blue Bonnet Light Butter on it. Heated it on medium heat. I also turned the oven on at 425 degrees.

 

 

While the griddle was heating I prepared the Sandwich. Took a slice of the Sour Dough Bread and topped it with grilled-ham-and-swiss-on-sour-dough-bread-w-baked-fries-004some of the Kraft Mayo, the Boar’s Head Ham, the Sargento Swiss, French’s Mustard, and added the top slice of the Sour Dough Bread. I then Buttered the bottom and top halves of the Bread with Blue Bonnet Butter. With the griddle heated I grilled my Sandwich. Grilled the bottom half just over 3 minutes, then flipped it over and grilled the other side about 2 1/2 minutes. Until both sides were golden brown! What a Sandwich, Sour Dough Bread just makes everything that much better!

 

 

 

Grilled Cheese and Baked Fries 003

I had already preheated the oven, so as the griddle was heating I baked my fries, I’m using Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. For Dessert later a Breyer’s 100 Calorie Vanilla Ice Cream Cup.

 

 

 

 
Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham
With natural juices.

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.

Nutrition Factsboars-head-sweet-slice-ham
Serving Size 2 oz (56g)
Servings Per Container Varied
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 520mg 22%
Potassium 160mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 10g 20%
http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 

Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Lightly seasoned with sea salt, these Julienne Fries make your everyday French fry wonder where it went wrong.

Ingredients: Organic Potatoes, Organic Canola Oil and/or Organic Sunflower Oil and/or Organic Safflower Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid.

Nutrition FactsAlexia Organic Yukon Fries
Serving Size 3 oz (84 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 310mg 9%
Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

https://www.alexiafoods.com/products/fries/yukon-gold-julienne-fries

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