Kitchen Hint of the Day

October 4, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Greek Yogurt………………..

Use Greek yogurt as a healthy substitute for mayo, sour cream, heavy cream and more.

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Patriotic Popsicles

June 13, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Patriotic Popsicles. Some of the ingredients you’ll need are; Plain Non Fat Greek Yogurt, Lemon Juice, Fat Free (Skim) Milk, Strawberries, and Blueberries. Only 50 calories and 8 carbs per serving! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! Plus you can subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites! So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Patriotic Popsicles

Ingredients
3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
1 tablespoon fat-free (skim) milk
1 cup sliced strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
Pop molds
Pop sticks

Directions
1 – Combine yogurt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and milk in blender or food processor; blend until smooth.

2 – Combine remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice and strawberries in blender or food processor; blend until smooth.

3 – Alternately layer blueberries, yogurt mixture, and strawberry mixture in molds.* Cover top of each mold with small piece of foil. Insert sticks through center of foil. Freeze 4 hours or until firm.

4 – To remove pops from molds, remove foil and place bottoms of pops under warm running water until loosened. Press firmly on bottoms to release. (Do not twist or pull sticks.)

*Tip: Greek yogurt is yogurt from which much of the liquid or “whey” has been drained before use. It is available in most major grocery stores.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 popsicle.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 50 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 20 mg, Fiber: 1 g

https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/desserts-sweets/patriotic-popsicles/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

December 20, 2018 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Greek Yogurt………

Use Greek yogurt as a healthy substitute for mayo, sour cream, heavy cream and more.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

October 22, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Greek Yogurt……….

You can use Greek yogurt as a healthy substitute for mayo, sour cream, heavy cream and more.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

July 16, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | 2 Comments
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Greek Yogurt………….

Use Greek yogurt as a healthy substitute for mayo, sour cream, heavy cream and more!

Diabetic Dish of the Week – CURRY-LIME CHICKEN WITH TOMATO-BEAN SALAD

June 5, 2018 at 5:02 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 CURRY-LIME CHICKEN WITH TOMATO-BEAN SALAD. Chicken Thighs, Greek Yogurt, Lima Beans, Tomatoes, and Sweet Onions are just some of the ingredients you’ll need to make this week’s recipe. It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website, which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes! Check it out today, you’ll love it. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

CURRY-LIME CHICKEN WITH TOMATO-BEAN SALAD
Here’s an exciting chicken recipe to serve for lunch or dinner. The tomato-bean salad offers a fantastic way to include lima beans in your diet. Lima beans a good source of fiber, which helps prevent spikes in blood sugar levels. Lima beans are also a good source of iron, providing almost 25% of the recommended daily amount per cup, along with about 15 grams of protein.

Recipe Yield: 4
Ingredients

1-1/2 to 2 pounds chicken thighs

Grilled Curry-Lime Chicken Thighs with Pickled Tomato-Lima Bean

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, diced
1 teaspoon curry powder
juice of 1 lime
1 cup red cider vinegar
1 cup water
2 teaspoons pickling spices
2 teaspoons plus 1/8 tsp salt, divided
1 tablespoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1-1/2 cup lima beans, cooked in water for 4 minutes, then drained and cooled
2 cups diced fresh tomatoes
1 small sweet onion, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

1 – Combine yogurt, ginger, curry powder and lime juice.
2 – Add chicken thighs and turn to coat with yogurt mixture. Allow to marinate in refrigerator 1 to 4 hours.
3 – In small saucepan, combine vinegar and water; add pickling spices, 1/8 teaspoon salt, sugar, red pepper flakes and celery seed. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
4 – Place lima beans, tomatoes and onion in container. Using a fine mesh sieve, pour the warm vinegar mixture through it and into the vegetable mixture. Add cilantro. Cover and chill at least 1 hour and up to 2 days.
5 – Prepare grill or broiler.
6 – Remove chicken from marinade, draining excess, and discard remaining marinade. Season thighs on both sides with remaining teaspoon salt.
7 – Place chicken on grill or under broiler to sear. Turn over once until well browned, cooking for a total of 6-8 minutes. Continue to cook chicken, turning to avoid burning. Grill or broil chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 170F, about another 15 to 20 minutes.
8 – Using a slotted spoon, place about 1/3 cup salsa on each plate and place a grilled thigh next to the salsa.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories: 400
Fat: 19 grams
Saturated Fat: 5 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Sodium: 471 milligrams
Protein: 33 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
Sugars: 10 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/articles/10-ways-to-change-up-your-protein-routine

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Turkey Gyros

October 6, 2017 at 5:06 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Turkey Gyros. Made with JENNIE-O® All Natural Turkey Breast Tenderloin, if you’ve never tried the Tenderloin you are going to love it! It cooks up perfectly and is so moist. Make Gyros like you’ve never made with this week’s recipe. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Turkey Gyros
You’re in for a lunchtime treat with these gyros! The seasoned turkey breast takes a little time in the slow-cooker, but once you shred that tender tenderloin with your fork, your patience will be rewarded. Have fun topping them how you like!

INGREDIENTS

1 (24-ounce) package JENNIE-O® All Natural Turkey Breast Tenderloin
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
6 pitas
Add Greek yogurt, cucumber slices, cherry tomato halves, feta cheese, and fresh mint leaves, if desired.

DIRECTIONS

1) Sprinkle tenderloin with salt, pepper and rub with oregano, thyme and garlic. Place tenderloin in slow-cooker and cook on HIGH 4 hours. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Shred with 2 forks.
2) Assemble pitas with yogurt, cucumber, turkey, tomatoes, feta and mint, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories180
Protein23g
Carbohydrates17g
Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Fat1.5g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium800mg
Saturated Fat0.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1184-turkey-gyros

Jennie – O Recipe of the Week – Moroccan Turkey Wrap

June 30, 2017 at 5:14 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Recipe of the Week is a Moroccan Turkey Wrap. This one uses the JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast along with cucumbers, Greek yogurt, couscous, all in a whole grain tortilla wrap! You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the Jennie – O website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Moroccan Turkey Wrap

Who doesn’t love a nutritious wrap for lunch? This recipe has Moroccan origins and comes loaded with unexpected zing! Highlights include refreshing cucumbers, Greek yogurt, couscous, and of course JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast. It just might be your new go-to lunchbox favorite!

INGREDIENTS

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
½ English cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and finely diced
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, from one lemon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1¼ teaspoons Kosher salt, divided
¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic minced
1.25 pounds JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast, cooked and shredded
¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
10 whole grain tortillas
10 romaine lettuce leaves
20 ounces couscous, prepared
tomatoes, chopped, if desired
cucumber slices, if desired

DIRECTIONS

1) In small bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, dill, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper; mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve
2) In skillet, heat oil on medium-high heat. Add garlic, shredded turkey breast, cilantro, allspice, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Heat until mixture is heated through.
3) On tortillas, add lettuce, couscous, turkey mixture, tomatoes and cucumbers, if desired. Top with yogurt sauce. Fold tortilla.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories280
Protein23g
Carbohydrates32g
Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Fat6g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium640mg
Saturated Fat1.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1170-moroccan-turkey-wrap

The Saturday Evening Dessert! – Raspberry Orange Parfaits

July 2, 2016 at 5:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Saturday Evening Dessert | Leave a comment
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This week’s Saturday Evening Dessert! is Raspberry Orange Parfaits. Made with orange rind, reduced-fat plain Greek-style yogurt, oranges, and fresh raspberries. Plus it’s only 150 calories and 20 net carbs per serving! You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes all at the Jennie – O website. Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

 

Raspberry Orange Parfaits

INGREDIENTSRaspberry Orange Parfaits

1½ tablespoons turbinado sugar
½ teaspoon grated orange rind
2 (7-ounce) containers reduced-fat plain Greek-style yogurt
2 cups orange sections
2 cups fresh raspberries
¼ cup wheat germ
DIRECTIONS

1 – In small bowl, combine sugar, orange rind and yogurt. Stir until blended. In medium bowl, combine oranges and raspberries. Spoon ¼ cup fruit mixture into each of 4 tall glasses. Spoon about 2½ tablespoons yogurt mixture over fruit in each glass.
2 – Repeat layers with remaining fruit mixture and yogurt mixture. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon wheat germ over each serving; serve immediately.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATIONJennie O Make the Switch
PER SERVING
Calories 150
Protein 6g
Carbohydrates 28g
Fiber 8g
Sugars19g
Fat 2g
Cholestero l5mg
Sodium 35mg
Saturated Fat 0.5g

https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/954-raspberry-orange-parfaits

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Peachy Vanilla Smoothie

December 29, 2015 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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For this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week it’s a Smoothie, a Peachy Vanilla Smoothie. Peaches, Skim Milk, and Greek Yogurt are 3 of the ingredients you’ll be using. It’s 110 calories and 19 net carbs.

 

Peachy Vanilla Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 Medium Peach, peeled and pitted
3/4 Cup Fat-Free Skim Milk
1/2 Cup Crushed Ice
1/4 Cup Plain Nonfatb Greek Yogurt
1 Tablespoon Sugar or 1/2 Tablespoon Splenda
1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla

Directions:

1 – Combine Peach, Milk, Ice, Greek Yogurt, Sugar, and Vanilla in a blender; blend until smooth.
2 – Pour into 2 glasses and serve immediately.

Makes 2 Servings

Nutrition
Calories 110, Total Fat 0g, Protein 6g, Carbs 20g, Cholesterol 0, Fiber 1g, Sodium 120mg

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