Diabetic Dish of the Week – Almond French Toast with Peach Compote

December 3, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Almond French Toast with Peach Compote. Wow what a Delicious and Healthy way to start your day off! Some of the ingredients you’ll need are Sugar Substitute, Peaches, Sugar Free Peach Fruit Spread, Egg Whites, Multigrain Bread, Almonds, and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management and more so be sure to check it out. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue filled with great Tips and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I left a link to it at the end of the post. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Almond French Toast with Peach Compote
Topped with Peach Compote, our flavorsome Almond French Toast is the ultimate Sunday morning breakfast food with the family.

Preparation time: Approximately 25 minutes.

Ingredients
3 tablespoons sucralose-based sugar substitute
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons water, divided
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen peeled and sliced peaches, thawed and drained
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added peach fruit spread
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
3 tablespoons sucralose-based sugar substitute
2 eggs
2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 slices multigrain bread
1/3 cup sliced almonds

Directions
1. For Peach Compote, stir 3 tablespoons sugar substitute into 1/3 cup water in medium saucepan until dissolved. Add peaches; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes or until peaches soften.

2. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons water with fruit spread in small bowl; stir into peach mixture in saucepan. Cook 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cinnamon. Cover; keep warm.

3. For Almond French Toast, combine milk and 3 tablespoons sugar substitute in large shallow dish; whisk until sugar substitute dissolves completely. Whisk in eggs, egg whites, almond extract and salt. Place bread in dish and let stand, turning once, about 3 minutes or until egg mixture is absorbed. Sprinkle both sides of bread slices evenly with almonds, pressing to adhere.

4. Spray griddle or large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Place bread slices on griddle; cook, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned. Serve toast topped with Peach Compote.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 toast slice with 1/4 cup compote.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 277 calories, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 106 mg, Sodium: 222 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/breakfast/almond-french-toast-with-peach-compote/

 


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Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf

October 13, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I’ve got a great side dish to pass along to everyone, Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf. Perfect Fall recipe to go with about anything. You’ll need a box of Mushroom and Whole Grain and Wild Rice Mix, Apple, Almonds, Bell Pepper, Onion, and Pepper Flakes. The recipe comes from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes so be sure to check it out1 Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Apple and Almond Rice Pilaf
Ingredients
1 (6.7-ounce) box mushroom, whole grain and wild rice mix
1 medium Red Delicious apple, peeled and diced
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/2 cup finely chopped red, yellow or orange bell pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flake

Directions
1 – In large saucepan, cook rice mix according to package directions, omitting fat.

2 – Stir in apple, almonds, bell pepper, onion, and pepper flakes. Cover; let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Yield: 8 servings.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 131 calories, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 331 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/apple-almond-rice-pilaf/

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Turkey Bacon, Strawberry Breakfast Wrap

August 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 4 Comments
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is a Turkey Bacon, Strawberry Breakfast Wrap. Made using JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon along with Crumbled Blue Cheese, Strawberries, Almonds, Butter, Sugar, Fruit, and Yogurt then serve in a Flour Tortilla. It’s only 280 calories and 19 net carbs per serving! Start your Day off with a Delicious and Healthy Breakfast Wrap! You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website along with all the other delicious and healthy Jennie – O recipes. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Bacon, Strawberry Breakfast Wrap
This savory, sweet brunch recipe doesn’t disappoint. Fresh strawberries, crunchy almonds and crumbled blue cheese come together with turkey bacon for a wrap that’s under 300 calories per serving.

INGREDIENTS
8 slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon
2 ounces crumbled blue cheese
1 cup sliced strawberries
¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted
4 (6-inch) flour tortillas
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 teaspoon sugar
fruit and yogurt, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook bacon as specified on the package. Always cook patties to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) Layer bacon, cheese, strawberries and almonds down center of tortilla leaving 1-inch space at bottom of tortilla. Fold bottom of tortilla up; roll up to enclose filling.
3) Brush tortilla with butter; sprinkle with sugar. Place seam side down in skillet or sandwich maker. Cook 2 minutes per side or until golden and crisp. Serve with fruit and yogurt, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 280
Protein 11g
Carbohydrates 21g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Fat 17g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 660mg
Saturated Fat 6g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/509-turkey-bacon-strawberry-breakfast-wrap

It’s Nuts I tell you…PALEO CRUNCH BAR

March 21, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its PALEO CRUNCH BAR. Delicious and full of Fiber and Protein (7 grams) PALEO CRUNCH BAR. Fantastic Snack to get you through the day. And this is just one of the healthy and delicious items you can find at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) You can choose from items like; NUTS and SEEDS, DRIED FRUIT, POWDERS, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING, BAKING, and GIFTS. Plus there’s FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details! Now more on the PALEO CRUNCH BAR. Enjoy and Make 2019 Healthy One!

 

 

 

 

PALEO CRUNCH BAR
Fill up and fuel up with our grab-and-go Paleo Crunch Bar! Each bar packs clean, non GMO ingredients like almonds, shredded coconut, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, coconut oil and pure honey. Plus, each slightly soft yet crunchy bar packs 7 delicious grams of fiber and protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied in between meals. Makes busy afternoons and time-crunched mornings fuss free and extra-filling!
Ingredients
Almonds, Shrdded Coconut, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Coconut Oil, Honey. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 43g (~1.5 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 209
Calories from Fat 120
%DV
Total Fat 12g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 6g
Protein 7g
https://nuts.com/snacks/energy-squares/paleo.html

 

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It’s Nuts I tell you….NUTTY CHOCOLATE CHERRY TRAIL MIX

February 14, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its NUTTY CHOCOLATE CHERRY TRAIL MIX. A new type of Trail Mix which has Nutty Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix swirls Tart Cherries, Dry-Roasted Almonds, buttery Roasted Cashews and mini Peanut Butter Buckeyes. This is just one of the many selections of delicious and healthy foods you can find at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) You can choose from items like; NUTS and SEEDS, DRIED FRUIT, POWDERS, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING, BAKING, and GIFTS. Plus there’s FREE 1-2 day shipping on orders over $59, see for details!. So here’s more on the NUTTY CHOCOLATE CHERRY TRAIL MIX. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!

 

 

 

 

 

NUTTY CHOCOLATE CHERRY TRAIL MIX
Hey snacker—you thought you knew trail mix—(messy, tough to eat, a hodgepodge of stuff you like and some stuff you’d rather eat around) but we’ve given it a new lease on life! Our new, chef-crafted Nutty Chocolate Cherry Mix is a brave flavor expedition. We’re breaking ground on a new kind of flavor-forward mix to create a snack mix that blasts its unique taste mixtape from the hilltops. Where each ingredient is a cast member in an ensemble act worth cheering for. Stale trails no more!

Our Nutty Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix swirls Tart Cherries, Dry-Roasted Almonds, buttery Roasted Cashews and mini Peanut Butter Buckeyes in a tangy, sweet and rich flavor combination that’s as hearty and filling as it is delicious. Here for only the shortest month of the year, so don’t miss this cherry bomb of a mix!

Love a good mix?! STAY TUNED. We’ve got more in store in the land of chef-crafted trail mixes.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 28g (~1 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 111
Calories from Fat 79
%DV
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 58mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g

More Info
Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Refrigeration is not needed.
https://nuts.com/snacks/trail-mix/buckeye-cherry.html

 


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Almond Turkey Cups

January 25, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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For a second Jennie – O Recipe here’s a recipe for Almond Turkey Cups. Made using Almond Turkey Cups along with Red Bell Pepper, Sweet and Sour Sauce, Almonds, Soy Sauce, and Wonton Wrappers. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Almond Turkey Cups
Almonds, veggies and lean turkey…oh my! Chock full of delectable Asian flavors, these crispy cups of joy make a great brunch at under 300 calories per serving. Done in under 30 minutes!

INGREDIENTS
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
½ cup chopped red bell pepper
½ cup chopped green onion
2 cups cubed JENNIE-O® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
½ cup sweet-and-sour sauce
½ cup chopped almonds
2 tablespoons soy sauce
12 wonton wrappers

DIRECTIONS
Heat oven to 400°F.
1) In small skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add bell pepper and onion. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until crisply-tender.
2) In medium bowl, combine vegetables, turkey, sweet-and-sour sauce, almonds and soy sauce; mix well.
3) Place wonton wrappers in muffin cups. Fill each with about ¼ cup turkey mixture. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until wonton edges are crisp and filling is hot.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 170
Protein 12g
Carbohydrates 23g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 740mg
Saturated Fat0g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/273-almond-turkey-cups

It’s Nuts I tell you….SANTA PANTS

December 20, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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Bringing back items and recipes from nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) on Thursday posts!

From the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its SANTA PANTS. Santa’s Slacks are loaded with Sweets and Nuts. Included are; Christmas Jordan Almonds, Christmas Peppermint Bark, our signature New York Espresso Mix, Dark Chocolate Almond Bark and Peppermint Malted Milk Balls. This is just one of many different gifts you can find at the Nuts site. Besides the Gifts you can also choose from items like; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, and COOKING and BAKING. Plus get 1-2 day FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details. So find all these and more at the nuts website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018, Happy Holidays! https://nuts.com/

 

 

 

SANTA PANTS
We might have made Santa’s Treat with Ol’ Saint Nick’s sweet tooth in mind, but we have it on good authority he’s willing to share! We loaded nearly two whole pounds of sweet favorites into Saint Nick’s slacks to create the ultimate winter wonderland of sweets that makes a “Wowee” gift for the season. Includes our Christmas Jordan Almonds, Christmas Peppermint Bark, our signature New York Espresso Mix, our Dark Chocolate Almond Bark and our Peppermint Malted Milk Balls. Guaranteed to spoil and delight in the style of the jolly man himself!

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Moroccan Peppers with Turkey Sausage

October 26, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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I passing along another Fall Recipe with Peppers and Jennie – O Turkey, Moroccan Peppers with Turkey Sausage. Peppers with JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Bratwurst and a Moroccan flair. You’ll be using JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Bratwurst, Bell Peppers, Zucchini, Raisins, Almonds, and more! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

Moroccan Peppers with Turkey Sausage
Tired of eating peppers that AREN’T stuffed full of savory Moroccan flavor? We know the feeling. Take your dinner on a Middle Eastern excursion with lean turkey sausage, mint, fresh zucchini and garlic.

INGREDIENTS
8 bell peppers, any color combination
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Bratwurst
½ cup diced red onion
2 small or 1 large zucchini, cut into ¼-inch dice
1½ teaspoons minced garlic
1½ cups chicken broth
¼ teaspoon powdered saffron or turmeric
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup uncooked couscous
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint or basil
½ cup currants or raisins
½ cup toasted almonds

DIRECTIONS
1) Heat oven to 375ºF. Cut peppers lengthwise through stems keeping stem halves intact to hold stuffing. Discard seeds and veins. Place in 9 x 13-inch baking dish. In large deep skillet over medium heat add oil and turkey; Add onions and saute until turkey is well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) Add zucchini and garlic; continue cooking 2 minutes. Add broth, saffron, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and cinnamon; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover; turn off heat under skillet. Let stand covered 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in mint, currants and almonds; spoon into bell peppers. Cover with aluminum foil; bake 20 minutes or until peppers are tender and filling is hot.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 440
Protein 30g
Carbohydrates 45g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 7g
Fat 14g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 930mg
Saturated Fat 4g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/231-moroccan-peppers-with-turkey-sausage

It’s Nuts I tell you…..HONEY NUT SESAME CRUNCH

September 20, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its HONEY NUT SESAME CRUNCH. Sesame seeds blended with honey and combined with roasted sunflower seeds, roasted cashews and toasted almonds. What a snack! This is just one of many items that you’ll find at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) You can choose from items like; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, and GIFTS! Plus Get 1-2 day FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details. Now more on the HONEY NUT SESAME CRUNCH. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018!

 

 

 

HONEY NUT SESAME CRUNCH
Honey nut sesame crunch is a seriously nutty delight. Sesame seeds generously blended with honey and combined with roasted sunflower seeds, roasted cashews and toasted almonds. Crunchy, hearty and not too sweet, honey nut sesame crunch is sure to satisfy your nuttiest cravings.

Ingredients
Sesame seeds, sugar, sunflower seeds, almonds, cashews, corn syrup, honey Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 28g (~1 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 100
%DV
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
Store at room temperature for up to 6 months.
https://nuts.com/chocolatessweets/nuts/crunches/honey-nut-sesame.html

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It’s Nuts I tell you…..BITTY BAR VARIETY PACK

August 23, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week of the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its the BITTY BAR VARIETY PACK. Mini sized Bitty Bars. 3 kinds – Sweet and Salty (3) Cranberry Quinoa (3) Trail Mix (3) Peanut Butter (3). Made with ingredients like peanuts, almonds, dried apricots, quinoa and more. Bound together with sweet, and pure honey. At the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) you can choose from items like; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, and GIFTS. Plus there’s FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details. Now more on the BITTY BAR VARIETY PACK. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://nuts.com/

 

 

BITTY BAR VARIETY PACK
Wee-sized Bitty Bars for every lil’ craving! Taste them all with our Bitty Bar Bundle. Inside, you’ll find three bars of each flavor; Sweet and Salty, Cranberry Quinoa, Trail Mix and Peanut Butter and Jelly. Small as they are, these itsy bitsy bars pack a ton of flavor. Made with clean, simple ingredients like peanuts, almonds, dried apricots, quinoa and more. Bound together with sweet, pure honey! Plus, they’re travel-sized and do just the trick when you need a quick pick-me-up.

Our Bitty Bar Bundle contains 12 bars in all:
Sweet and Salty (3) Cranberry Quinoa (3) Trail Mix (3) Peanut Butter (3)

Ingredients
Split Peanuts, Honey, Dried Cranberries (Cranberries, Apple Juice Concentrate, Sunflower Oil), Peanut Butter (dry roasted peanuts), Raisins, Almonds, Crisp Brown Rice, Dried Apricots, Redskin Peanuts, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds , Sea Salt, Quinoa, Sultana Raisins, Cinnamon. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 18g (~0.6 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 90
Calories from Fat 45
%DV
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
https://nuts.com/snacks/energy-squares/bitty-bars.html

 

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