“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Fried Brown Rice for Diabetics

February 10, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Fried Brown Rice for Diabetics. To make this dish you’ll need Reduced Calorie Margarine, Egg Substitute, Green Onion, Instant Brown Rice, Less Sodium Fat Free Chicken Broth, and Frozen Peas and Carrots. Fried Brown Rice made Healthy! 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/

Fried Brown Rice for Diabetics
Ingredients
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: approximately 10 minutes.
Standing time: 7 minutes
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine
1/4 cup liquid egg substitute
1 chopped green onion
1 1/2 cups instant brown rice
1 1/2 cups 50% less sodium, fat-free chicken broth
1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots, unthawed (alternatively, unthawed frozen mixed vegetables can be used)

Directions
Yield: 3 1/2 cups
Serving size: 1/2 cup

* Coat a large, nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add margarine, and melt over medium heat. Add egg substitute and stir-fry until egg is set (like scrambled egg). Stir in onion, rice, broth, and peas and carrots; stir to mix. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat, cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir, and cover. Let stand 7 minutes, fluff with a fork, and serve.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 98 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 163 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/fried-brown-rice/

 

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Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week -Turkey Burger Spring Roll

February 7, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is a Turkey Burger Spring Roll. Made using JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Green Onion, Oyster Sauce, Ginger, Rice Wrappers, Bao Buns, Hoisin Sauce, and Sesame Seeds. It’s a Ground Turkey Spring Roll served on Bao Bun along with a Cucumber Salad (recipe included). 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 Burger Spring Roll
Featuring a homemade ground-turkey-filled spring roll on a bao bun, this nontraditional take on the turkey burger comes from chef Chris Cheung—award-winning restaurateur from New York City’s Chinatown and chef/owner of East Wind Snack Shop in Soho.

INGREDIENTS
½ (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
1 tablespoon chopped green onion
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1½ teaspoons chopped ginger
salt and pepper, if desired
4 rice wrappers
vegetable oil for frying
4 bao, split and toasted
hoisin sauce
cucumber salad (recipe follows)
sesame seeds

DIRECTIONS
1) In bowl, combine ground turkey, green onion, oyster sauce, ginger and salt and pepper, if desired.
2) Fill large bowl with warm water. Dip 1 wrapper into the water for 10 seconds to soften. Lay wrapper flat. Place ¼ turkey mixture in center of each wrapper. Tightly roll the wrapper, beginning at one end. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
3) Heat oil in large saucepan to 350°F. Fry spring rolls 2 to 3 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Remove from oil and place on rack to drain.
4) Slice each spring roll. Place in bao. Top with hoisin sauce, cucumber salad and sesame seeds, if desired.
5) Cucumber salad: In bowl, combine 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber, ¼ cup julienned carrot and 1 tablespoon julienned red bell pepper. Toss with 2 tablespoon rice vinegar.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 200
Protein 18g
Carbohydrates 29g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Fat 2g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 370mg
Saturated Fat 0g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1310-turkey-burger-spring-roll

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – QUESADILLAS

December 16, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – QUESADILLAS. Made using Mexican Cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese, Green Onion, Canned Chopped Green Chilies, Flour Tortillas, and Chunky Salsa. It’s an Easy Made Vegetarian QUESADILLAS Recipe! You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website where you’ll also find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly and Vegetarian Recipes so be sure to check it out soon! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

QUESADILLAS
Ingredients

1 cup shredded Mexican Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack, or brick cheese
1 green onion, minced
1-3 tablespoons canned chopped green chilies (to taste)
4 8-inch flour tortillas
Chunky salsa, for topping or dip

Directions

1 – In a medium bowl, toss together the cheese, green onion, and chilies; set aside.
2 – Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium heat.
3 – When hot, add 1 tortilla and sprinkle it with one-fourth of the cheese mixture.
4 – When the cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute, fold the tortilla in half.
5 – Continue cooking until lightly browned and crisp on both sides, about 1 minute.
6 – Transfer to a cutting board.
7 – Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.
8 – Cut into 4 wedges with a knife or pizza cutter and serve immediately with the salsa.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 8 servings (2 wedges)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 134
Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 211 milligrams
Cholesterol: 12 milligrams
Protein: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 14 grams
Sugars: 1 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/quesadillas

Diabetic Dish of the Week – PEPPERED TOP SIRLOIN ROAST WITH SAUTEED BROCCOLINI

November 27, 2018 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 – PEPPERED TOP SIRLOIN ROAST WITH SAUTEED BROCCOLINI. Wow, what a great dish to serve up for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Using a Beef Top Sirloin Petite Roast that’s topped with a Blue Cheese and Green Onion mix. Then served with a Sauted Broccolini. The recipe comes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. So Enjoy and eat healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

PEPPERED TOP SIRLOIN ROAST WITH SAUTEED BROCCOLINI
Ingredients

1 beef Top Sirloin Petite Roast (1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
1 tablespoon seasoned pepper
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon chopped green onion
12 ounces Broccolini, trimmed
1 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices and separated into rings
1/4 cup water

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 325F. Press seasoned pepper evenly onto all surfaces of beef roast.
2 – Place roast, fat-side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is centered in thickest part of beef. Do not add water or cover. Roast in 325F oven 60 to 75 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness.
3 – Meanwhile, combine cheese, butter and green onion in small bowl until well blended; set aside.
4 – Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; add Broccolini, onion and water. Cover and cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Remove cover and continue cooking 2 to 4 minutes or until water has evaporated and Broccolini is crisp-tender and lightly browned, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Immediately add 2 tablespoons blue cheese mixture; stir until butter is melted. Season with salt and ground black pepper, as desired. Keep warm.
5 – Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135F for medium rare; 150F for medium. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 10 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10F to reach 145F for medium rare; 160F for medium.)
6 – Carve roast into slices; season with salt, as desired. Serve with vegetables and remaining blue cheese butter.
NOTES:
Top Sirloin is one of the most versatile cuts of beef. It is lean, well-flavored, juicy and tender. It is also a lean cut according to USDA guidelines.

Recipe Yield: Makes 8 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 207
Fat: 12 grams
Saturated Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 0.3 grams
Sodium: 132 milligrams
Cholesterol: 76 milligrams
Protein: 22 grams
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/peppered-top-sirloin-roast-with-sauteed-broccolini

Spicy Orange Teriyaki Turkey Tenderloin

August 31, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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From the Jennie – O Turkey website, I’m passing along a recipe for a Spicy Orange Teriyaki Turkey Tenderloin. This one is made using a package of JENNIE-O® Spicy Orange Teriyaki Turkey Breast Tenderloins along with Orange Peel, Green Onion, Red Bell Pepper, Jalapeno Pepper, and Quinoa. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. So Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

Spicy Orange Teriyaki Turkey Tenderloin
Tanginess and heat join forces in this turkey teriyaki bowl surging with flavor, coursing with citrus, and peppered with peppers! They come pre-marinated to simplify your prep time. Get out your chopsticks and enjoy!

INGREDIENTS
1 (24-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Spicy Orange Teriyaki Turkey Breast Tenderloins
3 oranges, peel and pith removed, and coarsely chopped
2 limes, peel and pith removed, and coarsely chopped
½ cup chopped green onion
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 jalapeño, seeded and thinly sliced
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon sugar
2 cups cooked quinoa

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook tenderloin as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) In medium bowl, combine, oranges, limes, green onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, cilantro, olive oil, salt and sugar.
3) Slice tenderloin and serve over quinoa with orange mixture.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 230
Protein 25g
Carbohydrates 27g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 9g
Fat 30
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 870mg
Saturated Fat 0g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1225-spicy-orange-teriyaki-turkey-tenderloin

Michigan Turkey Coney Dog

June 15, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’ve got another delicious Jennie – O Turkey Frank recipe to pass along, Michigan Turkey Coney Dog. This one uses the JENNIE-O® Jumbo Turkey Franks with topping of HORMEL® Turkey Chili, Green Onion, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, and Crushed Tortilla Chips. A Coney with a twist! You can find this recipe or get info on the JENNIE-O® Jumbo Turkey Franks all at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Michigan Turkey Coney Dog
If you’ve ever driven through Michigan, you’ll notice the people who live there love a good Coney. This recipe replicates an authentic Coney with turkey franks, HORMEL® turkey chili and cheddar cheese. It’s a backyard grilling crowd pleaser no matter where you are on the map!

INGREDIENTS
8 JENNIE-O® Jumbo Turkey Franks
8 hot dog buns
1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® turkey chili, heated according to package directions
½ cup chopped green onion
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
crushed tortilla chips, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook turkey franks. Place turkey frank in each bun. Top with chili, onion and cheese.
2) Garnish with crushed tortilla chips, if desired.

 

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 240
Protein 13g
Carbohydrates 27g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 4g
Fat 10g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 610mg
Saturated Fat 4.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/703-michigan-turkey-coney-dog

Diabetic Dish of the Week – BOLD THAI BURGER

March 6, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in 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 BOLD THAI BURGER. Made with 96% lean Ground Beef and combined with green onion, ground ginger and hot sauce. Then the Burger is topped with a sauce that combines combine peanut butter, hoisin sauce, and lime juice. That’s what makes it a BOLD THAI BURGER! Its only 273 calories and 23 net carbs per serving.The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetes News and Diabetes Management Tips, so check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

BOLD THAI BURGER
Ingredients

1 pound 96% lean Ground Beef
1 cup shredded Napa cabbage
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon hot chili sauce
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
Salt and pepper
4 whole wheat or white hamburger buns, split

Directions

1 – Combine cabbage and 1 tablespoon lime juice in medium bowl; set aside.
2 – Combine Ground Beef, green onion, ground ginger and hot sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
3 – Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place patties in skillet; cook 10 to 12 minutes until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160F, turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
4 – Meanwhile, combine peanut butter, hoisin sauce, remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice and sesame oil in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
5 – Place 1 burger on bottom half of each bun; top evenly with peanut butter mixture and cabbage mixture. Close sandwiches.
NOTES:
A unique hamburger topped with the flavors of Thailand, including peanut butter, lime juice and hoisin sauce.

Recipe Yield: Makes 4 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 273
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 4.5 grams
Sodium: 416 milligrams
Cholesterol: 65 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 27 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/bold-thai-burger

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week -Turkey and Rice Pilaf

November 17, 2017 at 5:38 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Turkey and Rice Pilaf. Made using JENNIE-O® DELI FAVORITES® Oven Roasted, Reduced Sodium Turkey Breast. Along with a Rice Pilaf, Carrots, Raisins, Green Onion and Garlic. 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! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey and Rice Pilaf

Looking for a sweet, savory weeknight meal with less fat? Look no further — with only 6 grams of fat per serving, this Turkey and Rice Pilaf recipe is perfect for anyone looking to eat better!

NGREDIENTS

1 (7-ounce) package rice pilaf mix
1 cup sliced carrots
⅓ cup raisins
¼ cup chopped green onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon butter
⅔ cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 cups chopped JENNIE-O® DELI FAVORITES® Oven Roasted, Reduced Sodium Turkey Breast, from the service deli

DIRECTIONS

1 – Prepare rice pilaf mix according to package directions.
2 – In large skillet, cook carrots, raisins, green onion and garlic in butter until tender. Combine broth and cornstarch in small bowl; add to vegetables. Heat to boiling. Gently stir in turkey; heat until hot. Serve turkey mixture over pilaf.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 340
Protein 25g
Carbohydrates 51g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 960mg
Saturated Fat 2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/20-turkey-and-rice-pilaf

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