“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Grape Tomato Salad with White Beans and Cucumber

April 13, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Grape Tomato Salad with White Beans and Cucumber. It’s made using canned Great Northern Beans, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber, Red Onion, Cilantro, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lime Juice, Salt, and Pepper. 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/

Grape Tomato Salad with White Beans and Cucumber
Requiring just a few simple steps, the quick and easy salad with homemade dressing is high in fiber — and flavor.

Ingredients
1 cup canned Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup grape tomato halves
1 cup 1/2-inch diced cucumber
2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 -Combine beans, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, and cilantro in large bowl.

2 – Whisk oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper in small bowl. Pour over salad and mix gently.

*Note. Always be sure to rinse and drain canned beans. Rinsing and draining can eliminate up to 40% of the sodium in canned beans.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 119 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 291 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/grape-tomato-salad-white-beans-cucumber/

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Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Grilled Corn and Turkey Salad

January 24, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Grilled Corn and Turkey Salad. This one is made using Jennie – O Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins, Corn Cobs, Lime Juice, Sweet Chili Sauce, Olive Oil, Garlic, Grape Tomatoes, Red Onion, Cilantro Leaves, Salt and freshly Ground Pepper, and Feta Cheese. I’ve left a link and info on the Jennie – O Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins at the end of the post. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Jennie – O Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH IN 2020! https://www.jennieo.com/

Grilled Corn and Turkey Salad
A hearty, gluten free salad that boasts one of the greatest ingredients of all: grilled corn, fresh off the cob. And with a spicy lime-chili dressing, you really can’t go wrong. Carb-conscious too!

INGREDIENTS
2 corn cobs
CHILI LIME DRESSING
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (20-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins
2 cups grape tomatoes (mixture of red and yellow)
1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges
¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves
salt and freshly ground pepper, if desired
3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

DIRECTIONS
1) Remove husk and silk from corn. Cook corn on preheated, greased grill over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until grill marks appear and corn is cooked. Cut stem end from cob. Place stem end down on cutting board. Carefully run a knife down cob to remove corn; discard cob.
2) To make the Chili Lime Dressing, combine lime juice, chili sauce, olive oil and garlic in a jar with lid; shake to combine.
3) Combine half of dressing and turkey in a re-sealable bag. Chill 30 minutes. Discard leftover dressing from bag. Cook turkey tenderloins as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Cut into ¼-inch thick slices.
4) In large bowl, combine turkey, corn, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, salt and pepper, if desired. Add reserved dressing. Toss to combine. Sprinkle with feta cheese.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 170
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates 9g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Fat 7g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 170mg
Saturated Fat 2.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/510-grilled-corn-and-turkey-salad

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins
JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins are 99% fat-free and can be used in quick meals or on the grill. Make turkey breast tenderloin the main ingredient in pasta or kabobs or add some seasoning to create a one-of-a-kind barbeque sandwich.

99% FAT FREE
ALL NATURAL*
EXTRA LEAN
GLUTEN FREE
PACKAGE SIZE: 20-OZ (1.25 LBS)

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
STOVETOP METHOD:
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray or add 1 to 2 teaspoons oil. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Place tenderloins in hot skillet. Brown on both sides. Add 1/3 cup liquid. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, covered, 35 to 40 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
CONSUMER OVEN:
OVEN METHOD:
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9×9 or 11×17-inch with nonstick cooking spray. Place tenderloins in pan. Add 1/3 cup liquid. Cover with foil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 30 minutes. remove foil. Cook 20 to 30 minutes more, basting occasionally if desired. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size112 g

Calories 120
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat .5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars g%
Protein 26 g%
Vitamin D mcg %
Calcium mg 0%
Iron mg 4%
Potassium mg %
https://www.jennieo.com/products/90-extra-lean-boneless-turkey-breast-tenderloins

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – ELBOWS WITH FRESH SPINACH

September 30, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – ELBOWS WITH FRESH SPINACH. Made using Dreamfields Elbows, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Spinach, Grape Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese. The recipe comes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. The Dish is 193 calories per serving. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

ELBOWS WITH FRESH SPINACH
Ingredients

8 ounces Dreamfields Elbows
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
10 ounces spinach (fresh or frozen)
4 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Directions

Prepare Dreamfields Elbows according to package directions.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, sauté garlic in olive oil for 3 minutes.
If using fresh spinach, coarsely chop. If using frozen spinach, thaw and drain. Place spinach in saute pan and cook until wilted, about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Toss spinach with tomatoes and hot pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 193
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Sodium: 111 milligrams
Cholesterol: 3 milligrams
Protein: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/elbows-with-fresh-spinach

Diabetic Dish of the Week – BROILED RAINBOW TROUT WITH LEMON OIL AND OVEN-GRILLED VEGETABLES

April 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a BROILED RAINBOW TROUT WITH LEMON OIL AND OVEN-GRILLED VEGETABLES. Rainbow Trout along with with oven grilled Zucchini, Grape Tomatoes, and Red Onion. Start your Spring off healthy with this week’s recipe. The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes to please everyone. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

BROILED RAINBOW TROUT WITH LEMON OIL AND OVEN-GRILLED VEGETABLES

Ingredients

For Lemon Canola Oil

1 cup canola oil 250 mL
zest of two lemons, about 2 Tbsp (30 mL)
Remaining Ingredients

2 small zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then cut into 1/4-inch (0.5-cm) thick diagonal pieces
1 pint grape tomatoes
1 medium red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced into half moons
4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (15 mL)
2 Tbsp lemon canola oil (30 mL)
1/2 tsp salt (2 mL)
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (2 mL)
4 rainbow trout fillets (6 oz/170 g each), skin removed
2 tsp lemon oil (10 mL)
4 sprigs fresh rosemary, 2 inches (5 cm) long
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (2 mL)
lemon wedges for garnishing

Directions

1 – In blender, combine canola oil and lemon zest. Process until smooth, then strain through fine mesh strainer. Store in refrigerator in airtight container or covered jar for 1-2 days.
2 – Preheat broiler. In large bowl, combine zucchini, grape tomatoes, red onion, garlic and rosemary. Drizzle vegetable mixture with balsamic vinegar and lemon canola oil. Toss, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread vegetables in single layer on baking sheet and place 4 inches under broiler for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender crisp and browned. Halfway through cooking time, toss vegetables.
3 – While vegetables are cooking, prepare baking sheet with foil and canola oil cooking spray. Place trout fillets on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle both sides with pepper and place rosemary sprig under each fillet. Drizzle each fillet with 1/2 tsp (2 mL) lemon canola oil. Place fish under broiler for 7 to 8 minutes or until fish is opaque and flaky.
4 – Carefully lift trout from baking pan with spatula and serve with vegetables.
Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 fillet.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 310
Fat: 18 grams
Saturated Fat: 3.5 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 55 milligrams
Cholesterol: 75 milligrams
Protein: 28 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/broiled-rainbow-trout-with-lemon-oil-and-oven-grilled-vegetables

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