Turkey Quinoa Alfredo

February 14, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s 2nd Jennie – O Recipe is a Turkey Quinoa Alfredo. This one is made using a package of JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets, Quiona, Reduced Fat Alfredo Sauce, Water, Frozen Broccoli, Sweet Corn, Garlic Cloves, Grated Parmesan Cheese, Ground Pepper, and Parsley. 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 Quinoa Alfredo
Quinoa? Quin-why not! By using these magic seeds, this simple weeknight dinner recipe is savory, creamy, packed with veggies, super filling and STILL under 500 calories per serving!

INGREDIENTS
1 cup dry uncooked quinoa
2 cups reduced-fat Alfredo sauce, divided
1 cup water
½ (12-ounce) bag frozen broccoli, thawed
2 tablespoons minced sweet onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (17.6-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets
⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS
1) Heat oven to 375°F. Prepare a 2½-quart baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
2) In large bowl, stir together quinoa, 1 cup Alfredo sauce, water, broccoli, onion and garlic. Pour half of mixture into prepared dish and spread evenly. Place turkey breast cutlets evenly on top and pour remaining quinoa mixture over turkey. Spread remaining 1 cup Alfredo sauce over turkey and sprinkle with cheese and pepper.
3) Cover with foil. Bake 35 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 20 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Garnish with parsley.
*Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 410
Protein 36g
Carbohydrates 31g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Fat 15g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 790mg
Saturated Fat 8g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/801-turkey-quinoa-alfredo

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – SPINACH WITH GARLIC, RAISINS AND PEANUTS

January 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is SPINACH WITH GARLIC, RAISINS AND PEANUTS. I’ve got a Vegetarian Side Dish to pass along this week – SPINACH WITH GARLIC, RAISINS AND PEANUTS. Made using Garlic Cloves, Dried Hot Pepper Flakes, Red Bell Pepper, Baby Spinach, Raisins, Unsalted Dry Roasted Peanuts, and Black Pepper. Perfect Side Dish for Vegetarian Dinner. The recipe comes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes so be sure to check it out. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020!  https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SPINACH WITH GARLIC, RAISINS AND PEANUTS
Ingredients

1 tablespoon peanut oil
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
A pinch dried hot red pepper flakes
1 small red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into thin strips
2 pounds fresh baby spinach*, rinsed and spun
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1 – In large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, shaking pan here and there, just until edges of garlic are brown.
2 – Add red bell pepper and cook, tossing or stirring, another minute. Add spinach, raisins and peanuts; using tongs, flip spinach from underneath to over on top to distribute mixture and evenly cook.
3 – Saute just until wilted and released water has mostly evaporated, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 143
Fat: 9 grams
Protein: 9 grams
Carbohydrates: 12 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/spinach-with-garlic-raisins-and-peanuts

 

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

August 5, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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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

The Cincinnati Garlic Festival 2019 Friday, May 31 and Saturday June 1, 2019

May 29, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Festivals | Leave a comment
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Get Stinky: Arnold’s Bar & Grill to Host the Cincinnati Garlic Festival
The festival will take place over two days and will feature local garlic-themed foods

Arnold’s Bar & Grill isn’t afraid to get smelly with their food: Introducing the Cincinnati Garlic Festival 2019.

On Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, Cincinnatians can consume all the garlic they want via an assortment of specially prepared local food and beer at the downtown bar:

Listermann, Fifty West and Rhinegeist will bring their very own garlic beers
Madisono’s Gelato & Sorbetto will have garlic gelato
Wunderbar! will have garlic pretzels
La Soupe will be providing garlic soup
Sixteen Bricks will have garlic breads
Avril-Bleh butchers will provide assorted garlic sausages and meats
and Arnold’s will have a slew of garlic cocktails, appetizers, entrées and desserts from chef Kayla Robison
In 1998, Jim Tarbell hosted the original Cincinnati Garlic Festival in the Grammer’s parking lot in Over-the-Rhine, with restaurants, printed T-shirts and a garlic bulb mascot.

Arnold’s got Tarbell’s blessing and reinvented the Queen City tradition, and design firm We Have Become Vikings created the logo and modernized the mascot. Limited edition Cincinnati Garlic Fest T-shirts and hand-numbered screen prints will be available to purchase at the event.

In addition to food, there will be live music from Root Cellar Xtract 8-11:30 p.m. Friday and The Cincinnati Dancing Pigs 8-11:30 p.m. Saturday,

5-11 p.m. May 31; all day June 1. Free admission. Arnold’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Eighth St., Downtown. More info: https://www.facebook.com/arnoldsbar/

https://www.citybeat.com/food-drink/the-dish/blog/21068625/get-stinky-arnolds-bar-grill-to-host-the-cincinnati-garlic-festival

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

May 6, 2017 at 5:20 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Smashing Garlic for a recipe……

 
Smash garlic cloves inside a resealable plastic bag with the back of a knife. That way, your cutting board and knife won’t smell.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

April 25, 2016 at 4:49 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Microwave garlic cloves for 15 seconds and the skins slip right off.

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