Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Salmon Salad

February 23, 2021 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 a Grilled Salmon Salad. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing, Salmon Fillets, Black Pepper, Salt, Spring Mix Salad Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, and Fresh Basil. Love that Salmon! 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/

Grilled Salmon Salad
Can’t get enough of barbecue season? You’ll love this quick and easy low-carb entrée, served fresh of the grill and full of Mediterranean flavor!

Ingredients
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons fat-free raspberry or balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing, divided
4 skinless salmon fillets (about 1/4 pound and 3/4 inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 cups spring mix salad greens
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 salmon fillet with 1/4 of salad mixture

1. Prepare grill for direct cooking. Brush 2 tablespoons dressing over salmon fillets. Sprinkle with pepper and salt. Grill salmon on covered grill over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes, or until center is opaque.

2. Combine greens, tomatoes and remaining 1/3 cup dressing in large bowl; toss gently. Transfer to 4 plates. Top with salmon; sprinkle with basil, if desired.

Note: To broil the salmon, preheat broiler. Place salmon on an oiled broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from heat 6 to 7 minutes or just until the salmon begins to flake when tested with a fork.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 264 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 24 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 66 mg, Sodium: 493 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/grilled-salmon-salad/

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Greek Turkey Pasta Salad

December 18, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Here’s another Delicious and Healthy Recipe from Jennie – O, Greek Turkey Pasta Salad. To make this Salad you’ll be using JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Boneless Skinless Turkey Breast, Bow Tie Pasta, Mozzarella Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil Leaves, and Greek Salad Dressing. 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/

Greek Turkey Pasta Salad
Here’s a pasta salad recipe that combines your love of Mediterranean flavors, slow-cooked turkey and easy-to-follow recipes. This Greek Turkey Pasta Salad is full of fresh veggies and under 500 calories per serving!

Total Time 3 Hours
Serving Size 6 Servings

Ingredients
1 (2 to 2 0.5-pound) package JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Boneless Skinless Turkey Breast

4 cups cooked and cooled bow tie pasta

6 ounces fresh mozzarella, cubed

2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves

½ cup Greek salad dressing

Directions
1) Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove frozen turkey from white outer package only. Do not remove turkey from cooking bag. Place in a roasting pan with at least 2″ high sides.

2) Cut three ½” slits in top of cooking bag. Place pan in oven, allowing room for bag to expand without touching the oven racks or walls.

3) Roast turkey until a meat thermometer reaches 165°F. Cooking time is approximately 3 hours. During final 1 hour, check internal temperature by inserting thermometer into thickest part of breast. Remove from oven when internal temperature reaches 165°F.

4) Chop turkey. Refrigerate half of turkey for another use. Place remaining half in large bowl.

5) Add pasta, mozzarella, tomatoes, basil and dressing. Toss to combine.

Recipe Nutrition
Calories 350
Protein 22g
Carbohydrates 37g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Fat 18g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 610mg
Saturated Fat 7g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/greek-turkey-pasta-salad/

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Steak, Potato and Green Bean Salad

December 9, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a Steak, Potato and Green Bean Salad. Your Dinner all served into one bowl! You have a Wild Idea Buffalo Ribeye or New York Strip Steak, Potatoes (Steamed or Boiled), and your Salad. The Wild Idea Buffalo Ribeye or New York Strip Steak is good enough alone but add the Potatoes and Salad, it’s a Meal! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Ribeye or New York Strip Steak along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Steak, Potato and Green Bean Salad
It’s hard not to love a salad that has both meat and potatoes in it! Of course the green stuff makes for a well balanced meal that will leave you completely satiated. And, the garlic, lemon and herb vinaigrette, you’ll want to make again and again.

Ingredients: (serves 2 to 3)
1 – 10 oz. Ribeye or New York Strip Steak (or other cut would work too)
2 to 3 – medium-sized potatoes, steamed or boiled
1/4 – pound fresh green beans, stem end clipped
1 – tomato or cherry tomatoes, chopped
Optional: Crumbled Feta Cheese, Fennel Fronds, or green onion for garnish
Greek Vinaigrette

Preparation:

1 – Prep steak, by rinsing under cold water and blotting dry. Drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Allow to rest at room temperature for about two hours.
2 – Quarter the potatoes after they are steamed or boiled. You can also pan fry in a little olive oil to lightly brown.
3 – Steam or pan sauté green beans until el dente.
4 – Grill the steak according to thickness, three to four minutes each side, turning at one and a half minute intervals. Remove the steak from the grill, tent with foil and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
5 – Arrange potatoes and green beans on the plates.
6 – Slice the steak thin and divide between plates.
7 – Add the tomatoes and drizzle the whole salad with the vinaigrette.
8 – Garnish with feta cheese and fennel fronds. Season with a little finishing salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste.

Greek Vinaigrette:
Ingredients:
1/3 – cup white wine vinegar
1 – tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/3 – cup extra virgin olive oil
1 to 2 – garlic cloves
¼ – cup fresh basil leaves
4 – green onions, white part only, chopped (reserve greens for garnish)
2 – teaspoons oregano
1 – tablespoon crushed fennel
1 – teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon salt

* Preparation: Mix all ingredients in blender until well incorporated. Transfer to a lidded container until ready to serve. Shake before drizzling onto salad. Keeps well in the refrigerator.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/sensational-steak-salads

Salmon With Cilantro-Lime Salsa

December 1, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, salmon | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Dish to pass along, Salmon With Cilantro-Lime Salsa. This dish is made using Salmon Fillets, Salt, Pepper, Spices, Olive Oil, Cilantro-Lime Salsa, Garlic Clove, Cherry Tomatoes and more! The Dish 214 calories and 3 net carbs per serving. And you can find this recipe at 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Salmon With Cilantro-Lime Salsa
If you crave a hot, delicious, low-carb lunch, her Salmon With Cilantro Lime Salsa is for you.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 to 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 to 15 minute.

Salmon
6-8 ounces skin-on salmon (2 fillets)
1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt and pepper (mixed together)
1/2 teaspoon each chili powder, garlic powder and paprika (mixed together)
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Cilantro-Lime Salsa
1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro
1/2 teaspoon of lime juice
1/2 teaspoon garlic clove
1/4 cup of quartered cherry tomatoes
1 tablespoon of diced red onion
1/2 tablespoon of olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Yield: 2 servings
Serving size: 1 fillet

1. Combine first six ingredients for Cilantro-Lime Salsa in a bowl. Add salt and pepper mixture to taste. Set aside or place in the refrigerator until ready to use.

2. Pat the salmon skin dry with a paper towel. This step is necessary for a nice, crispy skin. Season the skin with half of your salt and pepper mix.

3. Season the flesh side of the salmon with the salt and pepper mix and the chili powder, garlic powder and paprika mix.

4. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

5. Once the oil is shimmering, place the salmon skin-side down; hold down for 10 to 15 seconds until it relaxes and lies flat.

6. Cook for about 5 minutes over medium-high heat before flipping over. If you feel resistance as you try to flip the salmon, let it cook a couple of minutes longer. Tip: You should be able to slide the spatula relatively easily under the fish when getting ready to flip it.

7. Turn down the heat, flip to the flesh side and let it cook over medium heat for about 3 to 5 minutes, until golden brown. Depending on the thickness of the salmon, you may want to cook it a little longer or less.

8. The fish should be opaque (pink) when done. Test for doneness by slightly cutting open the thickest part of the salmon. If it flakes, you’re done!

9. Serve the salmon topped with the Cilantro-Lime Salsa and your choice of side.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 214 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 18 g, Fat: 14 g, Cholesterol: 634 mg, Sodium: 289 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/salmon-with-cilantro-lime-salsa/

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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Tortellini Toss

November 8, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a Tortellini Toss. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be using Refrigerated Rainbow-Herb Five-Cheese Tortellini, Mushrooms, Cherry Tomatoes, and Fat Free Italian Dressing. This sounds like a winner! 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Tortellini Toss
Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Chilling time: 6 hours

1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated rainbow-herb, five-cheese tortellini
8 ounces fresh mushrooms, thickly sliced
5 ounces (approximately 1 cup) cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered
1 bottle (8 ounces) fat-free Italian dressing

Directions
Yield: 5 1/2 cups
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Fill a 2-quart pot 2/3 full with water and bring to a boil. Add tortellini. Reduce heat to a gentle boil (to avoid breaking open tortellini), and cook, stirring occasionally, 6–7 minutes or until pasta is tender but firm. Drain tortellini, rinse with cool water, and drain well again.

2 – In a large bowl, combine cooked tortellini, mushrooms, and tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours to allow flavors to blend; toss twice during chilling to recoat tortellini.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 168 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 670 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/tortellini-toss/

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Creamy Corn Salad

October 25, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Side Dish to pass along, Creamy Corn Salad. To make this dish you’ll be needing Ears of Corn, Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Nonfat Mayonnaise, Red Pepper, Parsley, Black Pepper, Dried Dill, and Cherry Tomatoes. Pass the Corn…..Salad! 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Creamy Corn Salad
This salad is a light side dish that boasts great color and wonderful flavor, showcasing the sweetness of corn with the freshness of the parsley and red pepper. Mix it all up with a few simple ingredients, and you have a surefire crowd pleaser that pairs well with any main meal.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes.

4 ears of corn, about 6–8 inches in length
1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
2 tablespoons nonfat mayonnaise
1/2 medium red pepper, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried dill or 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
6 cherry tomatoes

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

1 – Fill a large saucepan or stockpot 2/3 full with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. While water heats, remove husks and silk from corn, then add corn to boiling water, cooking it no more than 8 minutes. Carefully remove with tongs and allow to cool to room temperature on a plate. In a blender or food processor, puree cottage cheese until smooth. Using a sharp knife, slice corn kernels off cobs and place in a small mixing bowl (yield should be about 2 cups). Add cottage cheese, mayonnaise, red pepper, parsley, black pepper, and dill and stir to combine. Pour into serving dish. Slice cherry tomatoes in half and place around the rim of the dish as a garnish. Chill prior to serving if desired, or serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 183 calories, Carbohydrates: 33 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 218 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/creamy-corn-salad/

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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – BUFFALO KABOBS

September 9, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is – BUFFALO KABOBS. You’ll be using the Wild Idea Buffalo Round Heel Steak along with Colored Bell Peppers, Onion, and Cherry Tomatoes all and prepared all on skewers. Included also is a recipe for the Marinade. I’ve used the Buffalo Round Heel Steak many times and it’s one tender and delicious cut! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Round Heel Steak along with all the Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BUFFALO KABOBS
Summer is here and it’s time to grill. You’ll love this easy to prepare and grill Buffalo Kabob recipe. The key is to have a few no-fuss ingredients on hand. If you do not have these ingredients, they are readily available at your local grocery store. Buffalo Kabobs make a beautiful plate and tastes delicious! Vegetables are suggestions, so feel free to change to the vegetables you like or have on hand. (Makes 4 servings)

Kabob Ingredients:

1 – 12 oz. Round Heel Steak, cut into 12 pieces
2 – duo colored bell peppers, cut into meat size pieces
1 – large onion, quartered & separated
12 – cherry tomatoes
wooden skewers, soaked in water

Marinade Ingredients:

¾ – cup lime infused olive oil (or olive oil, plus zest & juice of a lime)
2 – tablespoons sugar
1 – tablespoon Emeril’s Essence
1 – teaspoon garlic powder
1 – tablespoon black pepper
1 – teaspoon salt

Preparation:

1) Prep steak and vegetables. Place buffalo steak pieces in large baggie and spread vegetables in a single layer on a pan.
2) Mix all marinade ingredients in a blender and flash process to incorporate.
3) Pour ¼ cup of the marinade in bag with the meat, seal bag and massage marinade into meat. Pour remaining marinade over vegetables and toss to coat evenly. Cover vegetables with saran. Allow both to marinade for 4 to 24 hours. Turn or toss half way through marinade process. Allow meat and vegetables to rest at room temperature for two hours before proceeding. *I prefer marinating for a longer time period, so the marinade flavors are fully absorbed.
4) Remove steak from marinade and shake off excess. Thread skewers with meat and vegetables, rotating veggies and meat.
5) Turn gas grill to high heat, and heat to 500°. Place kabobs over high heat, closing lid during grill time. Turn Kabobs every 2 minutes, and grill for 5 to 6 minutes for medium rare.
6) Remove from heat and place on a platter, sprinkle with finishing salt and cover, allowing too rest for 5 minutes.

Serve over a bed of tri-colored Quinoa, for a complete deliciously beautiful meal. Enjoy!
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/55934401-buffalo-kabobs


Wild Idea Buffalo – ROUND HEEL STEAK 12 OZ.
This cut is a favorite of Jill’s: loaded with flavor, it comes from the most tender part of the primal round. A hidden cut that only skilled artisan butchers are aware of. We’ve cut it into a 12 oz. portion, making it a perfect dinner for two option. Marinade is optional. Rub with a little olive oil, salt and pepper and grill or pan sear.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/products/round-heel-steak

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Pesto Pasta with Scallops

May 19, 2020 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 a Pesto Pasta with Scallops. This one is made using Whole Wheat Rotini, Olive Oil, Asparagus, Cherry Tomatoes, Black Pepper, Large Sea Scallops, Lemon Juice, Garlic, Salt, Pesto, Fat Free Sour Cream, Red Pepper Flakes, and Basil. 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 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Pesto Pasta with Scallops
One bite of this high-fiber pasta salad will transport you straight to the Mediterranean coast!

Ingredients
8 ounces whole wheat rotini or other curly whole wheat pasta
5 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
12 ounces asparagus (about 20 asparagus), cut into 2-inch-pieces
8 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved (about 2 cups)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
12 ounces large sea scallops
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons prepared pesto
3 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
Pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
Fresh basil for garnish

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: about 1 to 1 1/4 cups

1 – Prepare pasta according to package directions, omitting any salt or fat. Set aside and keep warm.

2 – Meanwhile, heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Cook asparagus 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Toss in tomatoes and turn heat to low. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, cover and continue cooking about 5 additional minutes. (Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.) Add asparagus and tomatoes to pasta and keep warm.

3 – Toss scallops with 1 teaspoon oil, lemon juice, garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in large bowl. (Do not marinate.)

4 – In same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add scallops and sprinkle with salt. Cook about 3 minutes per side until scallops are opaque.

5 – Combine pesto and sour cream in small bowl; add to vegetable and pasta mixture, mix well. Add red pepper flakes, if desired. Arrange scallops on top and garnish with fresh basil.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 314 calories, Carbohydrates: 37 g, Protein: 17 g, Fat: 11 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 19 mg, Sodium: 383 mg, Fiber: 5 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/pesto-pasta-with-scallops/

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Turkey Pita Pizza

May 8, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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For this week’s 2nd Jennie – O Turkey Recipe I have a Turkey Pita Pizza. This one is made using JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Pita Bread, Olive Oil, Garlic Cloves Mozzarella Cheese, Yellow Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Ground Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes, Grated Parmesan Cheese, and Basil Leaves. Its Pizza on a Pita! 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/

Turkey Pita Pizza
These fresh and crispy personal pita pizzas are a quick way to grill up Mediterranean flavors without a lot of work. Just ten minutes of prep time gets you this creative weeknight dinner.

INGREDIENTS
½ (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
4 pita bread
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 ounces thinly sliced mozzarella cheese
1 small yellow pepper, thinly sliced
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup loosely packed small basil leaves

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Heat grill to medium-low. Brush both sides of each pita bread with oil. Sprinkle with garlic. Top with mozzarella cheese, turkey, yellow pepper, tomatoes, ground pepper, red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese.
2) Place pitas on preheated, greased grill. Cook, with lid closed, 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is crisp. Sprinkle with basil leaves.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 330
Protein 27g
Carbohydrates 23g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 2g
Fat 16g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 420mg
Saturated Fat 5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/526-turkey-pita-pizza

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – BUFFALO BACON CAPRESE SALAD WITH SWEET BASIL VINAIGRETTE

April 8, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a BUFFALO BACON CAPRESE SALAD WITH SWEET BASIL VINAIGRETTE. Now this is a Spring Dish, BUFFALO BACON CAPRESE SALAD WITH SWEET BASIL VINAIGRETTE. It’s made using Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon Strips, Oil, Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil Leaves, and Sweet Basil Vinaigrette. Also included is a recipe for the Sweet Basil Vinaigrette. Another good one from Wild Idea Buffalo! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon Strips along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BUFFALO BACON CAPRESE SALAD WITH SWEET BASIL VINAIGRETTE
Fresh garden tomatoes and fresh mozzarella are a dynamo combination. Adding butter lettuce and buffalo bacon… make it even better!

Sweet Basil Vinaigrette Ingredients:

2 – cups basil leaves, packed
1 – cup rice vinegar
1/3 – cup sugar
1 – teaspoon salt
2 – teaspoons black pepper
¾ – cup olive oil

Salad Ingredients: (per salad)
2 – Buffalo Bacon strips
1 – tablespoon oil
1 – cup lettuce, washed dried and torn
8 – cherry tomatoes, halved (or tomato slices)
2 – ounces fresh mozzarella, torn or sliced
8 – small fresh basil leaves, whole and julienned
Sweet Basil Vinaigrette
2 – teaspoons balsamic glaze *try Gia Russo brand

Preparation:
1) Place all of the vinaigrette ingredients in blender, except olive oil and blend until incorporated. With the blender running slowly add the olive oil. Transfer to a jar or sealed container.
2) In a frying pan over medium high heat, heat oil. Add Buffalo Bacon and cook for two minutes each side, or to your desired crispiness. Remove from pan and place on a paper towel.
3) Toss lettuce with a tablespoon of vinaigrette and arrange on a plate.
4) Top with tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil leaves.
5) Add bacon to the plate, and pour an additional tablespoon or desired amount of the dressing over the whole salad.
6) Drizzle with the balsamic glaze.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/buffalo-bacon-caprese-salad-with-sweet-basil-vinaigrette-1

 

WILD IDEA SMOKED BUFFALO BACON
Bacon lovers, this is for you! Our Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon is a staff favorite and a customer favorite. It is 100% grass-fed, and has a hint of sweetness for full bacon flavor. No need to deny your love of bacon any longer with Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon!

Ingredients: 100% Grass-fed Buffalo, organic sea salt, maple syrup, brown sugar, veg stable [ celery powder, sea salt, silicon dioxide (anti-caking)]

*All products are made without the use of added nitrites or nitrates, except for those naturally occurring in sea salt and celery powder.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/products/10-oz-uncured-smoked-buffalo-bacon

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Thoughts and conversation about food, and other interests, being shared from beautiful Sydney, Australia.

SO MUCH FOOD

Approachable and exciting recipes for the adventurous home cook!

Moss En Place

Vegetable forward, feel good food