Sizzlin’ Grilled Chicken Recipes

July 31, 2015 at 5:24 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Put that grill to use with these Sizzlin’ Grilled Chicken Recipes from the Diabetic Living Online website. Easy to fix, healthy, and Diabetic Friendly, you can’t ask for more. The Diabetic Living Online website is home to countless delicious, healthy, and Diabetic Friendly recipes like these. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Sizzlin’ Grilled Chicken RecipesDiabetic living logo
Lean and protein-packed, chicken is a smart entree when following a diabetes meal plan. And these grilled chicken recipes are packed with juicy flavor. Bonus: They make a healthy dinner quick and easy to prepare. Start the grill and enjoy!

 

 

Salsa Chicken on a Stick

These extraordinary chicken kabobs are super easy to make — just brush the meat with marinade and let the grill do the work! If you like fiery foods, give these low-carb, low-fat chicken skewers a kick by making them with medium or hot salsa…..

 
Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

You don’t even have to heat up the kitchen to enjoy this savory recipe — it takes 15 minutes to grill. Serve with a side of green beans or snap peas and enjoy!……

 
Balsamic-Dijon Chicken

Experiment with various flavored mustards for different spins on this simple chicken marinade. Bonus: It’s low in fat and carbs because it’s oil- and sugar-free…….

 

 

*Click the link below to get all the Sizzlin’ Grilled Chicken Recipes

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/chicken/sizzlin-grilled-chicken-recipes

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

July 26, 2015 at 5:34 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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A few hints on Roasting Chicken….

 

 

* Don’t overcook. An overcooked chicken is a dry chicken. To prevent overcooking, use an instant-read thermometer as your most reliable indicator of doneness (see the tip below for how to use it). It should read 165° to 170°F.

* Let it rest. Don’t be tempted to cut into the chicken as soon as it’s out of the oven. Resting for at least 15 minutes on the cutting board allows the juices to redistribute into the meat, making it moist and tender.

* Since chicken breast meat is low in calories and saturated fat, you can eat the skin and still keep saturated fat within allowable limits. If you like dark meat, which is higher in saturated fat, remove and discard the skin.

Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Mashed Potatoes and Canned Green Beans

July 25, 2015 at 4:51 PM | Posted in Bob Evan's, Perdue Chicken Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Mashed Potatoes, Canned Green Beans, and Rustic French Bread

 

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Well as they predicted the heat and humidity has returned to the Ohio Valley! Don’t mind the heat but can’t stand the humidity. Can you believe how fast this year is going! July is almost over with August approaching with its so called “Dog Days of Summer.” Got the cart out, before it got too hot and humid, and cleaned and raked up around the house. Took the car up the road and had it washed and the inside vacuumed. Then came back home and just did some odd and ends chore around the house. For dinner tonight it’s a Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Mashed Potatoes, Canned Green Beans, and Rustic French Bread.

 

 

I picked The Perdue Chicken up at Kroger yesterday. My favorite bagged Chicken, the PERDUE® OVEN READY perdue-whole-chicken-breast-002 (1)Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast. As it says “Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast Oven Ready”, already seasoned, and little clean-up needed afterwards. To prepare it just preheat the oven to 400ºF. Cut open outer bag and remove Oven Ready Roaster Bone-In Breast, sealed in a cooking bag. Place in a shallow roasting pan, seasoned side up. Cut one small 1″ slit in cooking bag over the breast to vent during cooking. If cooking from Fresh: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes, until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF. Comes out piping hot, well seasoned, and delicious! Plenty leftovers for some Chicken Sandwiches or Burritos! Such an easy way to have an excellent Baked Chicken Dinner!

 

 

Home Canned Green Beans

Home Canned Green Beans

For one side I made some of my favorite Mashed Potatoes, Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes. Just microwave for 6 minutes and serve. Just as good as homemade, if not better. Then I opened up a Mason Jar of our Canned Green Beans, canned last summer. Love these Beans, they taste just as fresh as the day we bought them. I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury Rustic French Bread, Mom’s favorite. For dessert later tonight a Healthy Choice Frozen Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 

 
PERDUE® OVEN READY Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast (3 lbs.)

* No prep work
* Deliciously seasonedPerdue Oven Ready Whole Seasoned Roaster
* Cooks perfectly in bag
* Easy clean-up
* 4-5 servings

Deliciously seasoned and juicy, whole bone-in chicken breast. Oven ready for convenience. Cooks perfectly in the bag for easy clean up. Keep Refrigerated.

INGREDIENTS
*Ingredients: Chicken, water, salt, potassium and sodium phosphates, brown sugar, dextrose, carrageenan, yeast extract, maltodextrin, natural flavor. *Seasoning Ingredients: Dextrose, modified food starch, onion, maltodextrin, natural flavor, garlic, cottonseed oil, dried carrot, xanthan gum, dried parsley, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, carrageenan.

PRODUCT HANDLING
Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. Cook thoroughly.

COOKING AND PREP
• Preheat oven to 400ºF. Cut open outer bag and remove Oven Ready Roaster Bone-In Breast, sealed in a cooking bag. Place in a shallow roasting pan, seasoned side up. • Cut one small 1″ slit in cooking bag over the breast to vent during cooking. Note: Cooking bag will expand during cooking; allow enough room for the bag to expand without touching oven rack or walls. • Cook from Fresh: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes, until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF.** • Cook from Frozen: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 2-1/3 to 2-1/2 hours until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF.** • Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut open cooking bag (use care to avoid hot steam and juices) and transfer breast to serving plate or cutting board. Remaining juices in bag can be used for a delicious seasoned gravy. **If breast temperature is below 180ºF, return to oven and continue cooking, checking the temperature every 10 minutes until the temperature reaches 180ºF.

 

Nutrition:
Serving Size 4oz (112g)
Servings Per Container about 11
Amount Per Serving (* % of Daily Value)
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 9g (14%)
Saturated Fat 2.5g (13%)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg (20%)
Sodium 360mg (15%)
Total Carbohydrate 0g (%)
Dietary Fiber 0g (0%)
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g

http://www.perdue.com/Products/details.asp?id=867&title=PERDUE%C2%AE%20OVEN%20READY%20Whole%20Seasoned%20Roaster%20Bone-In%20Breast%20(3%20lbs.)

Fresh Dinner Salads

July 24, 2015 at 5:18 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Nothing like a great salad to start off your meal or making a salad as your meal. From the EatingWell website it’s Fresh Dinner Salads. Check out the EatingWell website for all your meal needs. http://www.eatingwell.com/

 
Fresh Dinner Salads

Make a hearty salad for dinner with these fresh recipes for dinner salads.EatingWell2
Fresh seasonal produce offers plenty of reasons to try one of our deliciously satisfying salad recipes for dinner. Most greens are great sources of folate and of vitamin C, which promotes healthy skin and a healthy immune system. Popular salad additions, such as tomatoes, carrots, cabbages and bell peppers, deliver vitamin A (as beta carotene) and lycopene, a phytochemical that may protect against breast and prostate cancers. Enjoy one of these produce-packed dinners tonight.

 
Loaded Spinach Salad
Like many spinach salads, this one features lots of chopped-up hard-boiled egg. But since most of the calories in an egg are in the yolk, this recipe uses just two whole eggs, plus the whites from six additional eggs, for a satisfying spinach salad that keeps the calories in check…..

 

 

Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken
Chicken turns this Greek-inspired salad into a substantial main course. Feel free to substitute other chopped fresh vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, for the tomatoes or cucumber. Use leftover chicken, store-roasted chicken or quickly poach a couple boneless, skinless chicken breasts while you prepare the rest of the salad. Serve with pita bread and hummus……

 
Mediterranean Tuna Antipasto Salad
Packed with protein and fiber, this tuna and bean salad is ready in a flash. For an extra kick, add a pinch of crushed red pepper or cayenne……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Fresh Dinner Salads

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/fresh_dinner_salads

Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips w/ Roma Beans and Baked Potato

July 20, 2015 at 4:52 PM | Posted in beans, Perdue Chicken Products, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips w/ Roma Beans and Baked Potato

 

 

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We have another extremely humid day out there again! I’ll be glad when this weather breaks, don’t mind the heat but can’t stand that humidity. For Breakfast this morning I had a Simple Truth Turkey Sausage Patty, Egg White, Cheddar Cheese, on English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich. I’ve really found a winner in these sandwiches, I bought a box of Simple Truth Breakfast Sandwich but with Canadian Bacon it instead of the Turkey Patty, 20 fewer calories also. I went to Kroger this morning for myself and Mom and back home. Cleaned up outside from last night’s rain and wind. Finished up a load of laundry for Mom and then did a few things around the house. For dinner tonight I prepared Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips w/ Roma Beans and Baked Potato.

 

 

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While at Kroger I picked up a package of PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips. I love using these but always forget about them because they are in the Organic Section of Kroger and never think to look for them. They come fresh and lightly breaded and fully cooked. So to prepare them I preheated the oven on 425 degrees. Grabbed a cookie sheet and lined it in foil and sprayed a light coat of Pam Cooking Spray w/ Olive Oil on it. Lined the Chicken Tenders on it and baked for 8 minutes. Removed the sheet from the oven and flipped the Strips over and continued baking for another 8 minutes. Removed from the oven let stand for 3 minutes and served! Golden Brown, moist and tender, and just flat out delicious. Just love the seasoning and breading on these Chicken Strips makes a very good meal. Served with a side JB’s Fat Boy Sticky Stuff BBQ Sauce.

 

 

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For one side I had a small Russet Baked Potato, topped that with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Pepper Medley and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Then I also reheated some leftover Roma Green Beans, one of my new favorites! I also had a slice of Klosterman Wheat Bread. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

 
PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips (10 oz.), Fresh Perdue Simply Smart Breaded Chicken Strips
Chicken breast strips that are lightly breaded and fully cooked. 10 oz. sealed tray; refrigerated.

http://www.perdue.com/products/details.asp?id=141&title=PERDUE%C2%AE-SIMPLY-SMART%C2%AE-Lightly-Breaded-Chicken-Strips-

Low-Sodium Recipes

July 9, 2015 at 5:05 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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A lot of people are on a Low-Sodium Diet. So here’s some help with that from the Diabetic Living On Line website, Low-Sodium Recipes. You can find many recipes like these on their site so check them out soon! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Low-Sodium RecipesDiabetic living logo
Our savory and satisfying low-sodium diabetic recipes make limiting salt and sodium a snap. We specially picked these yummy meals with 140 mg of sodium or less per serving.

 
Grilled Lemon-Herb Chicken

Marinating is a healthful way to add terrific flavor to foods without stocking up on sodium. This marinade features a mix of garlic, lemon, and herbs that works perfectly with the chicken……

 
Fajita-Style Quesadillas

Generally made with flour tortillas, these low-sodium quesadillas offer white corn as an alternative.

Tip: Check out Mexican markets that sell homemade corn tortillas-the tortillas will be fresh and flavorful……

 
Balsamic Chicken

A low-sodium rub seasoned with paprika, rosemary, and garlic gives this chicken lively flavor while a balsamic-vinegar drizzle adds subtle sweetness……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Low-Sodium Recipes

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/low-sodium/low-sodium-recipes

Ohio Festivals July 9th – 12th, 2015

July 8, 2015 at 8:39 AM | Posted in Festivals | Leave a comment
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July 9-11, 2015 68th Annual Italian American Festival – Akron, Ohio
Sponsored by the Italian-American Council, the festival will offer food, contests, music, fireworks and more. Attendance: 50,000.

http://it-am.org/

 
July 10-11, 2015 Ohio Veterans 9th Annual BBQ Cook-offOHIO 2
Kettering, Ohio
The annual Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned event is presented by American Legion Post 598 of Kettering. Watch professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of $6,000! Live Band.

http://www.ohioveteransbbq.com/

 
July 10-12, 2015 Delta Chicken Festival – Delta, Ohio
Enjoy chicken dinners, a midway, elephant rides, entertainment, pageant, Chicken Run, pancake breakfast, volleyball and dodgeball tournaments, and a parade.

https://sites.google.com/site/deltachickenfestival/

Our Top 50 Diet Recipes for Summer

July 8, 2015 at 5:05 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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A Summers worth of; Our Top 50 Diet Recipes for Summer. It’s from the EatingWell website. Check out the site for any recipe you might be looking for! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

Our Top 50 Diet Recipes for SummerEatingWell2

EatingWell’s best healthy diet recipes for the summer.
From Tomato-Corn Pie to Grilled Fish Tacos, our healthy, low-calorie recipes for summer are delicious ways to celebrate the warm days. Our healthy recipes for grilling, pasta salad recipes, healthy desserts with fruit and more diet recipes for summer are healthy, delicious dishes to share at potlucks, BBQs and cookouts.

 
Tomato-Corn Pie
Tomatoes and corn have a natural affinity for one another: the slight acidity of tomatoes balances the sweetness of the corn. Here they partner in a delicious quiche-like pie. The dough is very forgiving and bakes up into a sturdy shell that’s great for just about any savory pie or tart. Perfect for a summer brunch or try it with a tossed salad for a light supper…..

 
Spinach Salad with Steak & Blueberries
Combine steak, walnuts, blueberries and feta cheese in this simple salad and you have yourself a healthy and satisfying supper. Serve with grilled baguette and a glass of rosé….

 
Chicken & White Bean Salad
Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of slightly bitter escarole and radicchio, but any type of salad greens will work. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell……

 
* Click the link below to get all the – Our Top 50 Diet Recipes for Summer
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/our_top_50_diet_recipes_for_summer

One-Pan Chicken Recipes

July 2, 2015 at 5:38 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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My favorite type of meals; Delicious and One Pan Meals! It’s from the Diabetic Living On Line website so it’s Diabetic Friendly also. It’s Win, Win, Win Recipes. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

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You don’t have to dread making dinner because of the cleanup after. Our one-pan chicken recipes will delight you with good flavors, easy ingredients, and very little mess. So save those labor-intensive recipes for the weekend, and enjoy one of these dishes tonight!
Lemon-Thyme Roasted Chicken

This thyme-laden recipe is reminiscent of long-roasted entrees but takes only minutes…..

 

 

Three-Way Marinated Chicken

This recipe offers you three zesty ways to flavor grilled chicken…….

 

 

Grilled Chicken, Spinach, and Pear Pitas

Prepared mostly on the grill, this quick and easy recipe will delight you with its tangy goat cheese-balsamic sauce.

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the One-Pan Chicken Recipes

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/30-minute/one-pan-chicken-recipes

Say Good-Bye to Boring Chicken

June 30, 2015 at 5:38 AM | Posted in chicken, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Chicken is a healthy choice for any season, and in the summer this lean protein can be served many delicious ways. Whether you try it grilled, baked, or simmered, you won’t have to settle for the same old chicken recipe again. From the Diabetic Living On Line website. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Healthy & Delicious Diabetic Chicken Recipes
These flavorful, family-friendly chicken recipes will fit fabulously into your diabetes meal plan. Bonus: Chicken is low in fat, carbs, and calories!

 

 

Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken DrumsticksDiabetic living logo

You don’t have to give up the comfort of fried chicken — just prepare it a little differently. Try this oven-baked alternative using a crispy combo of Parmesan cheese and dry bread crumbs. One serving has only 4 grams of carb…..

 
Chicken Focaccia Sandwiches

With a deli-roasted chicken, this focaccia sandwich is super simple to put together — no cooking involved! To bring the carb count to a range that’s just right for you, opt for a lower-carb bread to create this sandwich masterpiece…..

 
Buffalo Chicken Salad

When you’re craving the heat, take a bite of this spicy Buffalo chicken salad topped with creamy blue cheese crumbles — without the worry of excess calories and fat…..

 
* Click the link below to get all the Healthy & Delicious Diabetic Chicken Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/chicken/healthy-delicious-diabetic-chicken-recipes

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