Winter Fruit and Spinach Salad

January 31, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Winter Fruit and Spinach Salad to pass along. To make this salad you’ll be needing Baby Spinach Leaves, Apple, Pear, Chopped Walnuts, and Dried Dates. Something sounds delicious! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Winter Fruit and Spinach Salad
Requiring just five minutes and five ingredients, this fresh and healthy spinach salad makes the most of the cold-weather harvest!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes

2 cups baby spinach leaves, washed and drained
1 medium (about 3 inches in diameter) apple
1 medium pear (about 3 ounces)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
2 dried dates, chopped

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Place spinach leaves in a salad bowl. Core and dice apple and pear, leaving skin on. Add to spinach leaves. Top with chopped walnuts and dates. Toss gently with salad tongs and serve. This salad does not need a dressing, but if one is desired, use a nonfat dressing or a drizzle of apple cider vinegar.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 125 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 139 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/winter-fruit-and-spinach-salad/

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Appetizer of the Week – Sautéed Shrimp Recipe for Diabetics

January 16, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Apple of the Week, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a Sautéed Shrimp Recipe for Diabetics. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Sun Dried Tomato Halves, Hot Water, Olive Oil, Cooked Shrimp, Baby Spinach Leaves, Dried Basil, and Black Pepper. Love that Shrimp! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Sautéed Shrimp Recipe for Diabetics
Healthful, delicious, and ready in just 15 minutes!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes.

Ingredients
4 sun-dried tomato halves
1/4 cup hot water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 pound cooked and peeled shrimp (20–24 count size)
1 cup baby spinach leaves, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 4 ounces shrimp

1 – Place sun-dried tomato halves into a small bowl. Pour hot water over the tomatoes and set aside for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 10 minutes, remove tomatoes from the water, reserving the water for later use. Chop tomatoes and set aside. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil. Add cooked shrimp and sauté. Add chopped tomato and spinach, then pour in the 1/4 cup reserved hot water and continue cooking. Add dried basil and black pepper, stir until combined, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 188 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 221 mg, Sodium: 346 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/sauted-shrimp-with-sun-dried-tomatoes-and-spinach/

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Quick Turkey and Spinach Curry

June 12, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’ve got another Delicious and Healthy Recipe from Jennie – O, Quick Turkey and Spinach Curry. This one is made using Curry Powder, Diced Tomatoes, Baby Spinach Leaves, Garbanzo Beans, JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Turkey, Mint, Tortillas, Mango Chutney, and Plain Non Fat Yogurt. 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 2020! https://www.jennieo.com/

Quick Turkey and Spinach Curry
Try this recipe with any OVEN READY™ product.

Craving curry? With spinach, chickpeas, lean turkey, fresh mint and mango chutney, this East Indian weeknight dinner should do the trick and ready in under 30 minutes!

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons curry powder
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups packed baby spinach leaves
1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups cubed leftover JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Turkey
¼ cup chopped fresh mint
4 tortillas, warmed
¼ cup mango chutney
⅓ cup plain non-fat yogurt

DIRECTIONS
1) In large skillet, heat curry powder 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in tomatoes. Simmer 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
2) Add spinach, garbanzo beans, turkey and mint. Cook 2 to 3 minutes until spinach is wilted and turkey is hot.
3) Spread one side of each tortilla with chutney. Top with turkey mixture and yogurt.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 370
Protein 30g
Carbohydrates 51g
Fiber 8g
Sugars 7g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 940mg
Saturated Fat 0.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/618-quick-turkey-and-spinach-curry

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Turkey New Yorker

July 12, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Turkey New Yorker. Made using JENNIE-O® Mesquite Smoked Turkey Breast along with Basil Pesto, Sliced Mozzarella Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper, Sweet Banana Peppers, Baby Spinach Leaves, and Italian Dressing all served on a Loaf Ciabatta Bread. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey New Yorker
Try this lean take on a New York Deli favorite. Soft ciabatta bread, roasted red peppers and pesto make perfect a sandwich for lunch, brunch or a picnic. It’s quick and under 300 calories!

INGREDIENTS
1 (1-pound) loaf ciabatta
¼ cup basil pesto
12 ounces JENNIE-O® Mesquite Smoked Turkey Breast, thinly sliced from the service deli
6 slices mozzarella cheese
½ cup roasted red pepper strips
¼ cup sliced sweet banana peppers, sliced
1 cup baby spinach leaves
¼ cup Italian dressing

DIRECTIONS
1) Slice bread in half horizontally. Spread bottom half of loaf with pesto. Layer turkey, cheese, peppers and spinach leaves. Drizzle with dressing. Cover with bread top.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 270
Protein 24g
Carbohydrates 23g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Fat 9g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 940mg
Saturated Fat 4g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/63-turkey-new-yorker

Spicy Turkey Breakfast Skillet

December 7, 2018 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have second delicious and healthy Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Recipe to pass along, Spicy Turkey Breakfast Skillet. This one uses JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links along with Onion, Bell Peppers, Hash Browns, Chipotle Chilies in Adobo Sauce, Baby Spinach Leaves, Jalapeño Jack Cheese, Avocado, and Spices. All added together its one delicious Breakfast Skillet! 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/

Spicy Turkey Breakfast Skillet
Some mornings need a serious kick-start. This breakfast skillet recipe is just the thing — chopped chipotle peppers, jalapeño jack cheese and lean turkey sausage. Under 300 calories per serving!

INGREDIENTS
2 teaspoons canola oil
½ cup diced onion
½ cup diced red bell pepper
½ cup diced green bell pepper
2 cups southern-style hash browns
1 (12-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links
2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, finely chopped
2 cups baby spinach leaves
1 cup shredded jalapeño jack cheese
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 avocado, diced
cilantro leaves

DIRECTIONS
1) In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and peppers. Cook 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally; set aside.
2) In same pan, cook hash browns over medium-high heat 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Return pepper mixture to skillet.
3) Cook links as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done,165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Cut sausage into 1-inch lengths. Add to skillet.
4) Add chipotle chilies and spinach. Stir to combine. Sprinkle with cheese. Stir to combine. Remove from heat. Drizzle lime juice over avocado. Pile avocado in center of skillet. Scatter with cilantro leaves.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 280
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates 16g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Fat 17g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 610mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/747-spicy-turkey-breakfast-skillet

Diabetic Dish of the Week – PARMESAN CHICKEN TOPPED WITH SPINACH AND ALMONDS

May 1, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a PARMESAN CHICKEN TOPPED WITH SPINACH AND ALMONDS. Chicken Breasts topped with Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, Baby Spinach Leaves, Chopped Almonds, Grated Parmesan Cheese, and Dry Bread Crumbs mixture. Then bake and serve! A fresh, crisp Salad or a type of Rice or Potato Dish would go great with this! You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Diabetic Gourmet site has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetic News, Diabetes Management, and more! So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

PARMESAN CHICKEN TOPPED WITH SPINACH AND ALMONDS

Ingredients

1-1/2 tablespoons Hellmann’s or Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
1 cup loosely packed baby spinach leaves, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped almonds
2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon plain dry bread crumbs
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound)

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 425F.
2 – In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except chicken.
3 – On baking sheet, arrange chicken.
4 – Evenly top with mayonnaise mixture.
5 – Bake 15 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 180
Fat: 6 grams
Sodium: 140 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 2 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/parmesan-chicken-topped-with-spinach-and-almonds

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