“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS

August 1, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing BRUSSELS Sprouts, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic Clove, Balsamic Vinegar, Red Bell Pepper, Flat Leaf Parsley, and fresh Ground Pepper. There’s 98 calories and 6 net 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 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS
Recipe for Balsamic Brussels Sprouts from our Side Dishes recipe section.

Ingredients

10 oz. fresh Brussels sprouts, the smallest available
2-3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1-2 garlic clove (or to taste), finely minced
1-1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar, or to taste
1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
1 Tbsp. finely-chopped flat-leaf parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

1 – Steam the Brussels sprouts just until tender, either on top of the stove or in a microwave at medium power.
2 – While the sprouts are cooking, whisk together the olive oil with the vinegar and garlic. Set the dressing aside.
3 – When the sprouts are done, drain them well and place in a shallow serving bowl. Re-blend dressing and drizzle over sprouts. Sprinkle top of sprouts with the red pepper and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Recipe Yield: Makes 4 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 98
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: under 1 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 195 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/balsamic-brussels-sprouts

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Sensible Linguine Alfredo

April 25, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Sensible Linguine Alfredo. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Water, All Purpose Flour, Garlic Cloves, Reduced Sodium Chicken Flavor Instant Bouillon, Ground Black Pepper, Ground Nutmeg, BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese, Low Fat Yogurt, BUITONI Refrigerated Linguine, Parsley, and Salt. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Sensible Linguine Alfredo
So don’t hesitate to serve this creamy, low-fat pasta dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 3/4 cups water
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Reduced Sodium Chicken Flavor Instant Bouillon
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Dash ground nutmeg
6 tablespoons (about 1 ounce) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese or Freshly Shredded Romano Cheese
1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 package (9 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Linguine
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste (optional)

Cooking Directions:
1 – Combine water, flour, garlic, bouillon, pepper and nutmeg in large, nonstick skillet; stir until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and yogurt.
2 – Prepare pasta according to package directions. Add pasta to skillet; toss to coat. Sprinkle with parsley, season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 256 Calories from Fat: 41 Total Fat: 5 g Saturated Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 75 mg Sodium: 366 mg Carbohydrates: 42 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 2 g Protein: 12 g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/sensible_linguine_alfredo_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Tomato, Orange, and Onion Salad

February 28, 2022 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday, Vegetarian | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Tomato, Orange, and Onion Salad. Included are recipes for the Vinaigrette and Salad. To make the Salad you’ll be needing Tomatoes, Navel Oranges, Vidalia Onions, Black Olives, and fresh Parsley. For the Vinaigrette: Dry Mustard Powder, Olive Oil, Red Wine Vinegar, Lemon Juice, Salt, and Ground Black 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 2022! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Tomato, Orange, and Onion Salad
Who says winter isn’t salad season? This simple offering, topped with homemade dressing, combines a variety of colors and flavors for a low-carb appetizer that will wow your dinner companions!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes

Vinaigrette:
1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Pinch of salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Salad:
4 large ripe tomatoes
2 navel oranges, peeled
2 medium-size sweet onions (Vidalia), peeled
8 to 10 black olives, pitted, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – For the vinaigrette, combine all of the ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously.

2 – For the salad, slice tomatoes, oranges, and onions into 1/4-inch slices. Arrange slices on a large platter. Sprinkle with chopped olives. Pour vinaigrette over the top of the salad and sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 150 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 65 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/tomato-orange-and-onion-salad/

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Appetizer of the Week – Fresh Herb Bean Spread

February 26, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a Fresh Herb Bean Spread. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Garlic Cloves, Lime Juice, Olive Oil, Basil, Thyme, Kosher Salt, and Ground Black Pepper. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2022! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Fresh Herb Bean Spread
Fresh spices and lime juice add a flavorful twist to this 10-minute dip every guest will rave about. Serve chilled with breadsticks, flatbread, crostini, or fresh vegetables.

Recipe Ingredients:
3 cloves garlic
2 (15.8-ounce) cans BUSH’S® BEST Great Northern Beans, rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh basil, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – With motor running, drop garlic cloves into food processor. Add beans, lime juice and olive oil, and purée until smooth. Add basil, thyme, salt and pepper, and pulse until incorporated and herbs are coarsely chopped.
Makes 8 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/appetizer/fresh_herb_bean_spread_recipe.html

Appetizer of the Week – BAKED BEEF EMPANADAS

February 5, 2022 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, Appetizers, diabetes, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is BAKED BEEF EMPANADAS. These are made using Laura’s 92% Lean Ground Beef, Onion, Cajun Seasoning, Kosher Salt, Ground Black Pepper, canned Low salt Yellow Corn, Salsa, Tomato Paste, Wonton Wrappers, Cooking Spray, Salsa, and Reduced Light Sour Cream. These are 85 calories and 9 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 2022! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

BAKED BEEF EMPANADAS
Recipe for Baked Beef Empanadas from our Appetizer recipe section.

Ingredients
1/2 pound Laura’s 92% Lean Ground Beef or 96% Lean Ground Round
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup canned low-salt yellow corn, drained
1/3 cup salsa
1 tablespoon tomato paste
20 wonton wrappers
Cooking spray
Salsa, low-fat sour cream (optional)

Directions
1 -Preheat oven to 400F.
2 – Cook ground beef, onion and next 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet 5 minutes or until beef is browned; drain. Add corn and next 2 ingredients and cook until heated through. Remove and let cool.
3 – Working with one wonton wrapper at a time, spoon 1 tablespoon beef mixture into center of each wrapper. Bring 2 opposite corners together and pinch the points to seal, forming a triangle. Place wrappers on a wire rack and repeat procedure with remaining wrappers and beef mixture.
4 – Place empanadas on lightly greased baking sheets and coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake 4 to 6 minutes on each side, turning once or until golden. Serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired.

Recipe Yield: Yield: Makes 20 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 85
Fat: 1.5 grams
Saturated Fat: .68 grams
Fiber: .62 grams
Sodium: 157 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/baked-beef-empanadas

TOMATO, CHIVE AND MANGO SALSA

December 5, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a TOMATO, CHIVE AND MANGO SALSA to pass along. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Mango, Tomatoes, Chives, Lemon Juice, Lemon Zest, Oregano Leaves, Sea Salt, and Ground Black Pepper. There’s 31 calories and 7 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! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

TOMATO, CHIVE AND MANGO SALSA
Recipe for Tomato, Chive and Mango Salsa from our Fruit recipe section.

Ingredients

1 cup fresh mango, diced
1-1/2 cups ripe tomatoes, diced
2 tablespoons fresh chives, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves, minced
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1 – Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir.
2 – Serve or cover and refrigerate until needed.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 3 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 31
Sodium: 121 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/tomato-chive-and-mango-salsa

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Variable Vegetable Strata

July 5, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Variable Vegetable Strata. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Day Old Bread, Cooked Vegetables, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Eggs, Cream of Mushroom Soup, Milk, Mustard, Basil Leaves, and Ground Black Pepper. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Variable Vegetable Strata
Assemble this vegetable strata several hours prior to baking. An excellent dish for brunch or supper.

Recipe Ingredients:
6 slices day-old bread
1 to 2 cups chopped cooked vegetables, your choice
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
6 large eggs
1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, crushed
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Grease an 8x8x2-inch (or 2-quart rectangular) baking dish. Cut bread into 1/2-inch cubes. Evenly sprinkle half of the cubes into prepared dish. Sprinkle vegetables and cheese over cubes. Sprinkle with remaining cubes.
2 – In medium bowl, beat together eggs, soup, milk and seasonings. Pour over bread-vegetable mixture. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
3 – Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean and top is golden brown, about 50 to 60 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/variable_vegetable_strata_recipe.html

Buttermilk Coleslaw

July 2, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Buttermilk Coleslaw to pass along from Jennie – O. To make the Coleslaw you’ll be needing Green Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Carrots, Onions, Buttermilk, Mayonnaise, Dijon Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, Kosher Salt, and freshly Ground Black Pepper. Great side dish for any meal! There’s 106 calories and 6 net carbs per serving. Great side for any meal! 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! https://www.jennieo.com/

Buttermilk Coleslaw
This homemade coleslaw recipe brings together shredded cabbage, carrots and onion in a tasty buttermilk dressing to compliment your dinner menu.

Total Time – 40 Minutes
Serving Size – Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients
4 – cups shredded green cabbage

1- cup shredded red cabbage

1/2 – cup shredded carrots

1/4 – cup grated onion

3/4 – cup buttermilk

1/4 – cup mayonnaise

1 – tablespoon Dijon mustard

2 – teaspoons apple cider vinegar

2 – teaspoons sugar

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions
1.) In large bowl, combine cabbage, carrots, and onion.

2.) In medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, and sugar. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour mixture over cabbage mixture. Toss to combine. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition
Calories 106

Protein 2.1g

Carbohydrates 8.3g

Fiber 2.1g

Sugars 5.4g

Fat 7.3g

Cholesterol 5.1mg

Sodium 170.4mg

Saturated Fat 1.2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/buttermilk-coleslaw/

Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey and Bacon

April 9, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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I have a another recipe from Jennie -O to share with you, Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey and Bacon. To make this Delicious Sandwich you’ll be needing Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, JENNIE-O® Tender Browned Turkey (Deli), Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, Dried Cranberries, Pepper Jack Cheese, Tomato, Fat Free Ranch Dressing, and Ground Black Pepper. There are Sandwiches and then there is this! 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! https://www.jennieo.com/

Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey and Bacon
Any sandwich is better with melted cheese. This one takes it to the next level with crispy bacon, fresh-sliced deli turkey, cranberries, melted pepper jack and fresh tomato. This Pepper Jack Melt with Turkey & Bacon is bold new take on a classic favorite recipe. Under 500 calories per serving!

Total Time – 15 Minutes
Serving Size – 4 Servings

Ingredients
4 slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon
8 ounces thinly sliced JENNIE-O® Tender Browned Turkey, from the service deli
4 reduced-calorie whole wheat hamburger buns
8 teaspoons dried cranberries
4 slices pepper jack cheese
1 large tomato, cut into 8 slices
4 tablespoons fat-free ranch dressing
freshly ground pepper, if desired

Directions
1) Preheat a nonstick skillet or electric griddle over medium heat (375°F.). Heat slices of bacon for 6-7 minutes or until desired crispness, turning frequently.

2) Heat broiler.

3) On baking sheet, layer turkey on bun bottom. Top with bacon, dried cranberries and cheese.

4) Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven.

5) Top each sandwich with 2 tomato slices, ranch dressing and bun top.

Nutrition
Calories – 310
Protein – 24g
Carbohydrates – 27g
Fiber – 3g
Sugars – 7g
Fat – 14g
Cholesterol – 65mg
Sodium – 830mg
Saturated Fat – 6g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/pepper-jack-melt-with-turkey-bacon/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Cheese-Stuffed Shells in Marinara Sauce

January 25, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Cheese-Stuffed Shells in Marinara Sauce. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Jumbo Whole Wheat Pasta Shells, Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, Ricotta Cheese, BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese, Egg, Ground Black Pepper, and BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce. Meatless Mondays! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Cheese-Stuffed Shells in Marinara Sauce
Your family will love this Italian favorite. Add a tossed salad and warm bread and sit down to a satisfying meal together.

Recipe Ingredients:
12 dried jumbo whole-wheat or regular pasta shells, prepared according to package directions
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese – divided use
1 cup (8 ounces) ricotta cheese
1/2 cup (1.5 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (15-ounce) container BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
2 – Combine 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg and pepper in medium bowl. Stuff each shell evenly with cheese mixture; place in ungreased 12x7x2-inch baking dish. Pour sauce over shells.
3 – Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Top with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Makes 6 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/cheese-stuffed_shells_in_marinara_sauce_recipe.html

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