June 19, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a CALIFORNIA AVOCADO TZATZIKI. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Plain Yogurt, English Cucumber, Fresh Dill, California Avocado, Garlic, and Salt. The recipe is 65 calories and 6 carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021!

Recipe for California Avocado Tzatziki from our Appetizer recipe section.

1-1/2 cups plain yogurt
1/2 English cucumber, seeded and diced
2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh dill
1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, halved, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 tsp. finely chopped garlic
Salt, to taste


1 – In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Refrigerate to allow flavors to blend.
2 – Garnish with avocado and dill, if desired.
3 – Serve with vegetable dippers or toasted pita bread triangles.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings

Calories: 65
Fat: 3.4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.7 grams
Fiber: 0.8 grams
Sodium: 100 milligrams
Cholesterol: 3 milligrams
Protein: 3.25 grams
Carbohydrates: 6 grams

Shawarma Salad

May 28, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I also have a recipe for a Shawarma Salad to pass along. To make this recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Shawarma Seasoning, Head Butter Lettuce, Head Romaine Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, English Cucumber, and more! Also included is a recipe for Lemon Yogurt Sauce. Another good one from Jennie – O! 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!

Shawarma Salad
Punch up the flavor of your dinner menu with a Shawarma Salad. Featuring tomatoes, cucumber, mint, parsley, red onion and Shawarma seasoned ground turkey, this salad is perfect for anyone on the paleo diet.

Total Time – 30 Minutes
Serving Size – Makes 4 Servings

1 1/2 – pounds JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

1/4 – cup Shawarma seasoning

1/2 – head butter lettuce

1/2 – head romaine lettuce

2 – cups halved cherry tomatoes

1/2 – English cucumber, seeded and diced

1/2 – cup chopped mint

1/2 – cup chopped parsley

1 – small red onion, thinly sliced

Lemon Yogurt Sauce

6 – ounces non-dairy Greek yogurt

1 – teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 – teaspoon lemon zest

1) Cook ground turkey according to package directions, sprinkling with shawarma seasoning. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Layer lettuces, turkey, tomatoes, cucumber, mint, parsley, and red onion. Drizzle with Lemon Yogurt Sauce.

Lemon Yogurt Sauce

2) In small bowl, combine all ingredients.

Calories 298
Protein 30.6g
Carbohydrates 11.7g
Fiber 4.7g
Sugars 4.1g
Fat 13.1g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 122mg
Saturated Fat 4.5g

Jennie – O Recipe of the Week – Grilled Turkey and Fresh Salsa

September 16, 2016 at 4:54 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Recipe of the Week is Grilled Turkey and Fresh Salsa. Made with JENNIE-O® Applewood Smoked Tenderloin along with English Cucumber, Peaches, Red Onion,and Spices! An Applewood Smoked Tenderloin topped with a fresh Salsa. You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at Jennie – O website! Make the SWITCH.



Grilled Turkey and Fresh Salsa


1 medium English cucumber, choppedgrilled-turkey-and-fresh-salsa
3 cups peeled and chopped peaches
1 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped ginger
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 (24-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Applewood Smoked Tenderloin, cut into six equal pieces


1) For salsa in medium bowl combine, cucumber, peaches, onion, ginger, brown sugar, vinegar and pepper flakes; mix and set aside.
2) Grill tenderloins as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Cut into 6 equal pieces. Serve turkey topped with salsa.

* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Calories 210
Protein 21g
Carbohydrates 27g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 22g
Fat 1g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 460mg
Saturated Fat 0.5g

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