Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes on a Budget

October 12, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes on a Budget. Delicious Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes on a Budget with recipes like; Italian Beans with Pesto, Green Chile Turkey Burgers, and Chili-Cheese Nachos. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Don’t forget to subscribe to the EatingWell Magazine also. Each issue full oh Healthy Cooking Tips and Recipes. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes on a Budget
Find healthy, delicious budget low-calorie dinner recipes from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Italian Beans with Pesto
Beans and bulgur wheat are flavored with prepared pesto sauce and vegetables, then rolled into a tortilla or served over greens for a hearty, healthy lunch or light supper…………

Green Chile Turkey Burgers
These healthy turkey burgers are flavored with the Southwestern triad of chiles verdes, cumin and cilantro. We serve them here on tortillas, but traditionalists can go for a bun……………..

Chili-Cheese Nachos
Make nachos a healthy dinner when you top them with an easy 30-minute chili. Serve this healthy recipe with sliced scallions, avocado, fresh tomatoes and sour cream, if desired……….

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Healthy Cajun and Creole Recipes

October 8, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Cajun and Creole Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Cajun and Creole Recipes with recipes including Catfish and Sausage Jambalaya, Slow-Cooker Jambalaya, and Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Also don’t forget to subscribe to the EatingWell Magazine, packed full of delicious and healthy recipes in every issue! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Cajun and Creole Recipes
Find healthy, delicious Cajun and Creole recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Catfish and Sausage Jambalaya
This catfish and sausage jambalaya recipe is one you might find in a neighborhood eatery in Creole country. Turkey sausage links have fewer calories and less fat than traditional pork sausage, but still deliver amazing taste to this dish……………….

Slow-Cooker Jambalaya
This hearty jambalaya is bursting with chicken, smoked turkey sausage, and shrimp. It takes just 25 minutes to prep in the morning and then your slow cooker will work its magic and deliver a tasty meal at the end of the day…………………

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
The slow cooker makes easy work of this healthy jambalaya featuring brown rice and plenty of veggies. If you don’t want to make your own seasoning, just skip Step 1 and use 1½ teaspoons purchased salt-free Cajun seasoning in Step 2……………………

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http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19698/cuisines-regions/usa/cajun-creole/

Fried Chicken Thighs w/ Fried Potatoes and Canned Green Beans

October 7, 2019 at 6:40 PM | Posted in chicken | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Chicken Thighs w/ Fried Potatoes and Canned Green Beans

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Had rain finally overnight and light rain this morning. High of 68 degrees and cloudy the rest of the afternoon. Did a few things around the house. For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Chicken Thighs w/ Fried Potatoes and Canned Green Beans.

 

 

 

I had a bought package of the Simple Truth Boneless and Skinless Chicken Thighs from Kroger yesterday. To prepare them I’ll just need Flour, Morton’s Lite Salt, Ground Pepper, and Extra Light Olive Oil. I think the trio of Fried Chicken Thighs, Fried Potatoes, and Canned Green Beans were meant to be together, one of our favorite meals!

 

 

 

 

 

 

I got a large Cast Iron Skillet, sprayed it with a light coat of Pam Non Stick Spray, added 1 1/2 tablespoons of Extra Light Olive Oil, and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I got a pie pan out and put 2 tablespoons of Flour in it. Next I got the Chicken Thighs out of the package and seasoned them with Salt and Pepper and rolled them in the Flour. With the skillet heated I added the Thighs to the skillet and put a lid on the skillet. Fried the Thighs for about 9 minutes and then flipped them over, put the lid back on the skillet to cook another 7 minutes. As the Chicken Thighs were cooking I got out a second Cast Iron Skillet, sprayed it, added the Olive Oil and let it preheat on medium heat. Then I washed and cut the Potatoes for the Fried Potatoes.

 

 

For one side we had Fried Potatoes, which I picked up at Kroger yesterday also. I love these and Mom makes the best! I bought a bag of Medium Size Red Potatoes, which we’ll be using. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on medium high.

 

 

 

 

 

As the Potatoes were cooking I also opened up a quart jar of Canned Green Beans. I love these, always taste so fresh! Just heat them up in a large sauce pan and serve. Quite a Dinner tonight as always when having the Chicken Thighs! Just had a Diet Peach Snapple for Dessert/Snack tonight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Thighs – One medium, baked chicken thigh with skin provides 140 calories, 14 grams of protein, 0 grams of carbohydrate, 9 grams of fat, 3 grams of saturated fat, 4 grams of monounsaturated fat, 2 gram of polyunsaturated fat, and 275 milligrams of sodium.

Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipes

October 6, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipes with recipes including; Kung Pao Chicken with Bell Peppers, Chicken-Peanut Stir-Fry, and Sweet and Sour Chicken with Brown Rice. These are just 3 of recipes you’ll find at the EatingWell website! Be sure to check it out daily for all the Delicious and Healthy Recipes. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/


Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipes
Find healthy, delicious chicken stir fry recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Kung Pao Chicken with Bell Peppers
Here’s an easy chicken recipe you’ll definitely want to add to your dinner repertoire. A quick marinade tenderizes the chicken and infuses flavor in this healthy version of a take-out favorite. Adding a little oil to finish the marinade coats the chicken and helps keep it from sticking to the pan………………..

Chicken-Peanut Stir-Fry
There’s no need to order take-out when you can make this delicious meal at home. Using a ready-made broccoli slaw mix means there’s less vegetable prep time, so this chicken stir-fry with citrus-peanut sauce will be on your table that much faster………………

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Brown Rice
In about the time it takes to order and pick up Chinese takeout, you can make this much healthier version of sweet & sour chicken. Our version loses all the saturated fat that comes from deep-frying, along with the extra sugar and salt. If you prefer, use tofu instead of chicken, and use your favorite vegetables; just be sure to cut them into similar-size pieces so they all cook at about the same rate……………………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19372/ingredients/meat-poultry/chicken/stir-fry/

Healthy Fall Recipes

October 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Fall Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Fall Recipes with recipes including Gnocchi with Bacon and Creamy Pumpkin Sauce, Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew, and Italian-Style Stuffed Eggplant. You can find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Fall Recipes
Find healthy, delicious fall recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Gnocchi with Bacon and Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
Get into the fall spirit with this one-pan gnocchi with a creamy pumpkin sauce. Some pumpkin and other squash sauces can be cloyingly sweet, but not this one—it’s savory all the way, thanks to the bacon, garlic and thyme. Instead of being boiled, a package of store-bought gnocchi—one of our favorite convenience products—is browned and crisped in a little bit of bacon fat. Then the sauce (made with canned pumpkin—another great convenience product) is prepared right in that same pan, so cleanup is minimal too. Serve with a simple green salad for an easy dinner that comes together in 30 minutes……………………

Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew
This hearty Southwestern-inspired stew may take a while in your slow cooker, but it’s so worth it! Full of sweet potatoes, black beans, and hominy, it will satisfy your tastebuds and keep you full for hours………………………

Italian-Style Stuffed Eggplant
Two favorite Italian dishes—lasagna and eggplant Parm—are rolled into one in this stuffed vegetable recipe…………………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Fall Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18318/seasonal/fall/

Low-Carb Slow-Cooker Recipes

September 29, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Low-Carb Slow-Cooker Recipes. Delicious Low-Carb Slow-Cooker Recipes with recipes like; Slow “Roasted” Tomatoes, Slow-Cooker Sichuan Chicken with Scallions and Baby Bok Choy, and Thai Chicken Wings with Peanut Sauce. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Low-Carb Slow-Cooker Recipes
Find healthy, delicious low-carb slow-cooker recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Slow “Roasted” Tomatoes
There’s nothing more delicious than tomatoes roasted with tart balsamic vinegar and fragrant herbs. Before serving, remove the tomatoes from the slow cooker and be sure to allow a full ten minutes for the cheesy breadcrumb topping to soak into each savory tomato half…………

Slow-Cooker Sichuan Chicken with Scallions and Baby Bok Choy
Sichuan peppercorns give this brothy slow-cooker chicken dish a distinctive lemony, mouth-numbing flavor. Unrelated to peppercorns, they’re the dried berries of the prickly ash tree. Look for them in specialty markets and online. If you’ve never had them before, try one first and add more or less to taste. Serve with sesame baby bok choy (which takes just a few minutes to prep) and Chinese noodles for an easy, healthy dinner that’ll get you out of your same-old-chicken-dish rut………………..

Thai Chicken Wings with Peanut Sauce
Chicken wings are great for game night and a perfect appetizer for a party, but don’t get stuck in the rut of always serving BBQ wings. Add variety to game nights with this easy slow-cooker recipe for Thai wings with peanut sauce—and BBQ wings may just become a thing of the past!……….

* Click the link below to get all the Low-Carb Slow-Cooker Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/20199/lifestyle-diets/low-carb/main-dishes/slow-cooker/

QUEEN OF THE WING/CINCINNATI’S WINGFEST – September 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

September 27, 2019 at 11:14 AM | Posted in Festivals | Leave a comment
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QUEEN OF THE WING/CINCINNATI’S WINGFEST
September 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm Free

Details
Date:
September 28
Time:
11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Website:
https://www.queenofthewing.com/

 

Queen of the Wing: Cincinnati’s newest food festival is all things chicken wings

This new Cincinnati Festival has the stuff dreams are made of: chicken wings and sauces from more than 20 local vendors.

It’s a new festival, called Queen of the Wing, that will celebrate all things chicken wings.

It’s happening on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Washington Park from noon to 10 p.m.

The event is hosted by Agar and 3CDC and will have live music all day. There will also be several competitions, so organizers suggest that you bring wet-naps.

One vendor will be crowned the Queen of the Wing, as chosen by guests.

Wings will be able to be purchased individually and pricing will vary by vendor.
https://www.queenofthewing.com/

Healthy Mushroom Recipes

September 25, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Mushroom Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Mushroom Recipes with recipes including; Easy Stuffed Mushrooms, Mushroom-Cauliflower Risotto, and Mushroom Ravioli and Chicken Piccata. If you love Mushrooms these recipes are for you! You can find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Mushroom Recipes
Find healthy, delicious mushroom recipes including sautéed, stuffed and low-calorie morel, portobello and shiitake mushrooms. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Easy Stuffed Mushrooms
This healthy stuffed mushroom appetizer is a nice balance of soft mushrooms, creamy filling and crunchy topping. This combination tastes downright decadent, but it’s actually good for you. Be sure to get all of the moisture out of the chopped mushrooms before moving on to the next step; if not, the filling will be soggy and make the mushroom caps watery……………

Mushroom-Cauliflower Risotto
Easy homemade cauliflower rice stands in for regular rice in this healthy vegetable-based risotto, lowering both the calories and carbs in this traditionally starchy dish. To make this a vegetarian meal, use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth………

Mushroom Ravioli and Chicken Piccata
This weeknight-friendly version of classic chicken piccata calls for mushroom ravioli, but regular cheese ravioli works too. Look for presliced mushrooms to cut down on prep time, and use leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken here to cut down on cook time in this fast and easy dinner……….

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http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19307/ingredients/mushrooms/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

September 25, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Shopping for meat…………

Did you know that the best time to shop for meat is in the morning? That is usually when the butcher marks down meat that is close to its sell by date. If you won’t cook it tonight, freeze it for later. Save, Save, Save!

Fried Chicken Thighs w/ Fried Potatoes and Canned Green Beans

September 24, 2019 at 6:33 PM | Posted in chicken, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Chicken Thighs w/ Fried Potatoes and Canned Green Beans

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Mostly sunny and 79 degrees out, low humidity but a high pollen and mold count out there. I had to stay around the house until they delivered and installed our new above stove Micro Wave. Glad to finally have a micro wave running again! For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Chicken Thighs w/ Fried Potatoes and Canned Green Beans.

 

 

 

 

I had a package of the Simple Truth Boneless and Skinless Chicken Thighs from Kroger in the freezer. I sat the package in the fridge overnight to thaw. Then to prepare them I’ll just need Flour, Morton’s Lite Salt, Ground Pepper, and Extra Light Olive Oil. I think the trio of Fried Chicken Thighs, Fried Potatoes, and Canned Green Beans were meant to be together, one of our favorite meals!

 

 

 

 

I got a large Cast Iron Skillet, sprayed it with a light coat of Pam Non Stick Spray, added 1 1/2 tablespoons of Extra Light Olive Oil, and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating I got a pie pan out and put 2 tablespoons of Flour in it. Next I got the Chicken Thighs out of the package and seasoned them with Salt and Pepper and rolled them in the Flour. With the skillet heated I added the Thighs to the skillet and put a lid on the skillet. Fried the Thighs for about 9 minutes and then flipped them over, put the lid back on the skillet to cook another 7 minutes. As the Chicken Thighs were cooking I got out a second Cast Iron Skillet, sprayed it, added the Olive Oil and let it preheat on medium heat. Then I washed and cut the Potatoes for the Fried Potatoes.

 

 

For one side we had Fried Potatoes! I’ve loved these all my life and my Mom makes the best! I bought a bag of Medium Size Red Potatoes, which we’ll be using. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on medium high.

 

 

 

 

As the Potatoes were cooking I also opened up a quart jar of Canned Green Beans. I love these, always taste soi fresh! Just heat them up in a large sauce pan and serve. Quite a Dinner tonight as always when having the Chicken Thighs! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Chicken Thighs – One medium, baked chicken thigh with skin provides 140 calories, 14 grams of protein, 0 grams of carbohydrate, 9 grams of fat, 3 grams of saturated fat, 4 grams of monounsaturated fat, 2 gram of polyunsaturated fat, and 275 milligrams of sodium.

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