Turkey Vegetable Curry

September 24, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Here’s a perfect recipe for the Fall Season, Turkey Vegetable Curry. To make this recipe you’ll be needing JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Onion, Carrot, Curry Powder, Chickpeas, Zucchini, Vegetable Broth, Coconut Milk, Brown Sugar, and more! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Vegetable Curry
Get this rich and creamy curry on the table in under 60 minutes. Packed with chickpeas, zucchini, carrots and lean ground turkey, this hearty meal is surprisingly guilt-free.
Total Time – 1 Hour
Serving Size – 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS

1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 small zucchini, chopped
1½ cups vegetable broth
1 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon brown sugar
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

DIRECTIONS
1) Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
2) Add ground turkey to hot skillet. Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
3) Heat oil and add onion and carrot and cook 7 minutes or until onion is translucent.
4) Stir in curry powder and tomato paste and cook 2 minutes.
5) Add ground turkey, chickpeas, zucchini, vegetable broth, coconut milk, lime juice and brown sugar.)
6) Bring mixture to a boil.
7) Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.
8) Sprinkle with cilantro leaves.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 310
Protein 16g
Carbohydrates 23g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 4g
Fat18g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 530mg
Saturated Fat 9g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/turkey-vegetable-curry/

Healthy Bean Recipes

August 14, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine it’s Healthy Bean Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Bean Recipes with recipes including 3-Ingredient Green Goddess White Bean Salad, Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajita Bowls, and Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Bean Recipes
Find healthy, delicious bean recipes including black bean, chickpea, lentil and edamame. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

3-Ingredient Green Goddess White Bean Salad
Bagged salad and slaw blends are great shortcut ingredients for adding variety without needing to wash and chop lots of different vegetables. Toss a kale-and-broccoli slaw mix with canned white beans and yogurt-based green goddess dressing for a crunchy main-dish salad in minutes……..

Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajita Bowls
Skip the tortillas in favor of this warm fajita salad, which features a nutritious medley of chicken with roasted kale, bell peppers and black beans. The chicken, beans and vegetables are all cooked on the same pan, so this healthy dinner is easy to make and the cleanup is easy too.

Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole
Think of this vegetarian enchilada casserole as a veggie-packed Mexican lasagna with corn tortillas standing in for the noodles! If your peppers are mild and you like heat, opt for spicy pico de gallo. This easy vegetarian dinner recipe is sure to become a new family favorite………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Bean Recipes
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Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes

May 26, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes with recipes including Greek Pasta Salad, Tortellini Salad, and Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo Salad. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Greek Pasta Salad
This quick, healthy Greek pasta salad recipe is tossed with all the elements of a Greek salad–plus chickpeas for added protein. This pasta salad holds well in the refrigerator or a cooler and tastes even better as the pasta absorbs the tomato-infused vinaigrette. Serve with pita chips…….

Tortellini Salad
A tomato-rich dressing boosts the flavor and lowers calories and fat in this tortellini salad (the dressing is also great on green salads or grilled fish). Roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes add a good dose of vitamins A, C and fiber………

Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo Salad
Baked chicken breasts cook in the oven while you mix together a Mediterranean salad–packed with veggies, whole-wheat orzo and an easy homemade Greek vinaigrette–for a weekend-worthy dinner on the table in under an hour. The leftovers from this healthy 400-calorie meal make a delicious packable lunch for the next day………..

* Click the link below to see all the Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes
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Kitchen Hint of the Day!

November 29, 2020 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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What about Chickpeas…………..

As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases. Additionally, chickpeas are high in protein and make an excellent replacement for meat in vegetarian and vegan diets.

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Chickpea Burgers

November 2, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Chickpea Burgers. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Chickpeas, Carrots, Herbed Croutons, Parsley, Onion, Egg Whites, Garlic, Grated Lemon Peel, Salt, Pepper Cooking Spray, Whole Grain Hamburger Buns, and Tomato Slices. 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/

Chickpea Burgers
Chickpeas, lentils and other legumes are the ideal diabetes management trifecta: They lower blood sugar after meals, lower “bad” (LDL) cholesterol and increase “good” (HDL) cholesterol. Work

some into your meal plan with these tasty vegetarian burgers!

Ingredients
1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup chopped carrots
1/3 cup herbed croutons
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 egg white
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray
4 whole-grain hamburger buns
Tomato slices, lettuce leaves and salsa (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger

1. Place chickpeas, carrots, croutons, parsley, onion, egg white, garlic, lemon peel, pepper and salt, if desired, in food processor; process until blended. Shape mixture into 4 patties.

2. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook patties 4 to 5 minutes, or until bottoms are browned. Spray tops of patties with cooking spray; turn and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned.

3. Serve burgers on buns with tomato, lettuce and salsa, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 271 calories, Carbohydrates: 48 g, Protein: 11 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 1 mg, Sodium: 272 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/chickpea-burgers/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Spicy Chickpeas and Couscous

June 15, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Spicy Chickpeas and Couscous. This week’s recipe is made using Vegetable Broth, Ground Coriander, Ground Cardamom, Turmeric, Hot Pepper Sauce, Salt, Cinnamon, Carrots, Chickpeas, Green Peas, Quick-Cooking Couscous, and Fresh Mint. 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/

Spicy Chickpeas and Couscous
Ingredients
1 can (about 14 ounces) vegetable broth
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup matchstick-size carrots
1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen green peas
1 cup quick-cooking couscous
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint or parsley

Directions
Yield: 6 servings

1 -Combine vegetable broth, coriander, cardamom, turmeric, pepper sauce, salt, and cinnamon in large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Add carrots; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.

2 – Add chickpeas and green peas; return to a simmer. Simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes.

3 – Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with mint.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 226 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 431 mg, Fiber: 10 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/spicy-chickpeas-couscous/

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Chopped Italian Salad

February 11, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, salad | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a recipe for a Chopped Italian Salad. Made using Romaine Lettuce, Red Onion, Turkey Pepperoni, Black Olives, Chickpeas, Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing and Grated Parmesan Cheese. Nothing like a good 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/

Chopped Italian Salad
With just seven ingredients necessary, you can prepare this high-fiber salad in a jiffy!

Ingredients
10 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1/3 cup chopped red onion
20 slices turkey pepperoni, quartered
1 can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced black olives, rinsed and drained
1 can (about 15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup light balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1/3 cup shaved or grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
Yield: 6 servings

Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Combine lettuce, red onion, pepperoni, olives and chickpeas in large bowl. Toss with dressing; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 148 calories, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 12 mg, Sodium: 618 mg, Fiber: 5 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/chopped-italian-salad/

 

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – OVEN-ROASTED FALAFEL

August 5, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a OVEN-ROASTED FALAFEL. Some of the the ingredients you’ll be using are; Chickpeas, Onion, Garlic Cloves, Herbs, Spices, Pita Bread, more! This recipe can be found at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website where you can find a huge selection of Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

OVEN-ROASTED FALAFEL

Ingredients

1 (19-oz/540 mL) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 small onion, chopped
2-4 garlic cloves, peeled
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley (30 mL)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (30 mL)
1 tsp ground cumin (5 mL)
1/4 tsp salt (1 mL)
pinch dried chili flakes
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (plus extra, if needed) (60 mL)
1 tsp baking powder (5 mL)
canola oil for cooking
fresh pitas, tzatziki, chopped cucumber, tomatoes and red onion accompaniments

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 425F (220C).
2 – Place chickpeas, onion, garlic, parsley, cilantro, cumin, salt, and chili flakes in bowl of food processor and pulse until combined but still chunky.
3 – Add flour and baking powder and pulse until it turns into soft mixture that you can roll into balls without sticking to your hands. (Add another spoonful of flour if it seems too sticky.)
4 – Roll dough into meatball-sized balls and gently flatten each into little patty.
5 – Place patties on heavy-rimmed baking sheet, preferably one that’s dark in color. Brush each patty with canola oil, flip them over and brush other side.
6 – Roast for 15 minutes, then flip them over and roast for another 10 minutes, until crisp and golden on both sides.
7 – Serve warm, wrapped in pitas, with tzatziki, chopped cucumber, tomatoes and red onion.
NOTES:
Falafel, crispy vegetarian patties made of chickpeas, garlic, onion and spices make an easy, inexpensive dinner or unique party food – serve small falafel balls with tzatziki for dipping.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 20 falafel patties.Serving size: 3 falafels.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 180
Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 6 grams
Sodium: 150 milligrams
Protein: 9 grams
Carbohydrates: 27 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/oven-roasted-falafel

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – HUMMUS

July 29, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday, Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – HUMMUS. Start the party, here’s the perfect “Meatless” appetizer, Hummus! Made using Chickpeas, Garlic, Sesame Tahini, Lemon, Olive Oil, and Cayenne Pepper. Only 49 calories and 5 net carbs per serving. The Recipe is from one of my favorite sites the Diabetic Self Management website, also a fantastic Magazine that you can subscribe to. At the Diabetes site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management tips, Diabetes News, and more! So be sure to check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

HUMMUS

Ingredients

1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, drained, reserve 1 tablespoon liquid
3-6 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon sesame tahini
Juice of 1 lemon
2 teaspoons olive oil
Pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions

* Combine all ingredients into a blender until smooth, using 1 tablespoon chickpea liquid if necessary to make a smooth spread.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 12 servings Serving Size: 2 tablespoons

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 49
Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 33 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
Sugars: 1 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/hummus

Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas

April 7, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas. Here’s some Delicious and Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas. Find delicious recipes like; Hearty Chickpea and Spinach Stew, Roasted Buffalo Chickpea Wraps, and Chickpea and Potato Hash. I love Chickpeas as a Salad topping! You can find this recipe and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas
Look no further than your pantry to get a quick, easy and healthy dinner on the table. Chickpeas are a versatile protein and also high in fiber. Crack open a can and try these healthy soups, salads, curries and more.

Hearty Chickpea and Spinach Stew
This satisfying stew comes together in a snap. Mashed chickpeas add body to the broth, and tomato paste adds a savory note without piling on the sodium. To simplify the prep, look for chopped fresh onion and shredded carrot or a soup starter mix in the produce section……..

Roasted Buffalo Chickpea Wraps
This vegetarian riff on a Buffalo chicken wrap adds the spicy Buffalo tang you love to crunchy roasted chickpeas all tucked into an easy-to-make wrap with carrot, celery and blue cheese. Make and take a wrap for a healthy packable lunch or serve them up on game day for a protein-packed snack everyone will devour………..

Chickpea and Potato Hash
The eggs cook right on top of this chickpea and potato hash–cook them a few extra minutes if you prefer hard-set eggs. Serve with warm pita bread and a cucumber salad with mint and yogurt………………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas
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