Diabetic Dish of the Week – Grilled Chicken Adobo

June 22, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Grilled Chicken Adobo. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be need Onion, Lime Juice, Garlic Cloves, Ground Cumin, Dried Oregano, Dried Thyme, Ground Red Pepper, Chicken Breasts, and Cilantro. The Dish is 139 calories. 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Grilled Chicken Adobo
This twist on the classic Filipino dish uses chicken breast to keep the fat content low. And with only 1 gram of carb per serving, it will have minimal impact on your blood sugar, but

maximum effect on your taste buds!

Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup lime juice
6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1/4 pound each)
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 grilled chicken breast

1. Combine onion, lime juice, and garlic in food processor. Process until onion is finely minced. Transfer to large resealable food storage bag. Add cumin, oregano, thyme, and red pepper; knead bag until blended. Place chicken in bag; press out air and seal. Turn to coat chicken with marinade. Refrigerate 30 minutes or up to 4 hours, turning occasionally.

2. Spray grid with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare grill for direct cooking. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken on grid. Grill 5 to 7 minutes on each side over medium heat, or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Transfer to clean serving platter and garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 139 calories, Carbohydrates: 1 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 69 mg, Sodium: 61 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Butternut Squash Oven Fries

February 14, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is Butternut Squash Oven Fries. To prepare the dish you’ll need Garlic Powder, Salt, Ground Red Pepper, Butternut Squash, and Vegetable Oil. Easy to prepare and it’s only 129 calories and 24 net carbs. 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 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Butternut Squash Oven Fries
These crispy fries provide a tasty alternative to your typical white potato version. Serve alongside turkey burgers for a filling and delicious meal that will keep everyone going from kickoff through the fourth quarter.

Ingredients
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 butternut squash (about 2 1/2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 2-inch thin slices
2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Directions
Yield: 4 servings

1 – Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine garlic powder, salt, and ground red pepper in small bowl; set aside.

2 – Place squash on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with seasoning mix; gently toss to coat. Arrange in single layer.

3 – Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until squash just begins to brown, stirring frequently.

Preheat broiler. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until fries are browned and crisp. Spread on paper towels to cool slightly before serving.
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/butternut-squash-oven-fries/

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 129 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 155 mg, Fiber: 5 g

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Tex-Mex Roast Turkey

November 6, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Here’s an early Thanksgiving Bird Recipe, Tex-Mex Roast Turkey. Kick up the flavor of the Turkey with this week’s recipe. To make the recipe you’ll be needing Chili Powder, Garlic Powder, Ground Cumin, Oregano Leaves, Ground Red Pepper, Water, and a JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Young Turkey. 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/

Tex-Mex Roast Turkey
A chili, cumin and red pepper rub kicks up the flavor-level of your Thanksgiving turkey in this Tex-Mex Roast Turkey recipe.

Total Time 4 Hours 20 Minutes
Serving Size 12 Servings

Ingredients
2 – tablespoons chili powder

1 – tablespoon garlic powder

1 – tablespoon ground cumin

1 – tablespoon dried oregano leaves

¾ – teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

2 – tablespoons water

1 – (10 to 12-pound) JENNIE-O® Premium Basted Young Turkey, thawed, giblets and neck removed

Directions
1) In bowl, combine chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, oregano and red pepper. Stir in water to make a paste. Rub spice mixture on turkey.

2) Heat oven to 325°F.

3) Remove neck and giblets. These may be used to prepare gravy or stuffing. The plastic leg clamp may be left on during cooking.

4) Place turkey on rack in shallow pan, breast side up, and loosely cover with foil. Roast at 325°F. for 4 hours.

5) Remove foil after 1 hour of cooking. Continue to roast at 325°F. until meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of thigh registers 180°F. Juices should run clear. Always confirm doneness with a meat thermometer.

6) Let turkey stand 20 minutes before carving. For optimal safety cook stuffing and turkey separately. If desired, add fully cooked stuffing to cooked turkey just prior to serving.
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/tex-mex-roast-turkey/

Savory Pumpkin Hummus

October 27, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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Here’s another Diabetic Friendly Dish Recipe, Savory Pumpkin Hummus. To make this Dish you’ll be needing Can of Solid Packed Pumpkin, Fresh Parsley, Tahini, Lemon Juice, Garlic, Ground Cumin, Salt, Pepper, Ground Red Pepper, and assorted Vegetable Sticks. The Hummus is 38 calories and 3 net carbs per serving. 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/

Savory Pumpkin Hummus
Looking for a different spin on pumpkin season? You’ll love this simple, low-carb hummus recipe. With only 38 calories and 4 grams of carbohydrate per serving, it’s a perfect complement to veggie sticks.

Ingredients
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, plus additional for garnish
3 tablespoons tahini
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, plus additional for garnish
Assorted vegetable sticks

Directions
Yield: 1 1/2 cups (about 12 servings)

1 – Combine pumpkin, 3 tablespoons parsley, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper in food processor or blender; process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to allow flavors to develop.

2 – Sprinkle with additional ground red pepper, if desired. Garnish with additional parsley. Serve with assorted vegetable sticks.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 38 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 101 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Pork and Plum Kabobs

July 7, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Pork and Plum Kabobs. Get the Grill fired up for this week’s recipe for Pork and Plum Kabobs. The Dish is made using Boneless Pork Loin Chops, Ground Cumin, Ground Cinnamon, Salt, Garlic Powder, Ground Red Pepper, Green Onions, Raspberry Fruit Spread, Orange Juice, and Plums. Sounds mighty good! 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/

Pork and Plum Kabobs
With the summer sun shining, there’s no better time to get out and get grilling! These juicy kabobs combine seasoned, slightly spicy pork with peak-season plums for a sweet and savory dish that can’t be beat. Pair with a crisp, cool salad for a perfect complement to barbecue season.

Ingredients
3/4 pound boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick), trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup raspberry fruit spread
1 tablespoon orange juice
3 plums or nectarines, pitted and cut into wedges

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 kabobs

1 – Place pork in large resealable food storage bag. Combine cumin, cinnamon, salt, garlic powder, and red pepper in small bowl; pour over pork. Seal bag; shake to coat meat with spices.

2 – Combine green onions, fruit spread, and orange juice in small bowl; set aside.

3 – Prepare grill for direct cooking. Alternately thread pork and plum wedges onto eight skewers.* Grill kabobs over medium heat 12 to 14 minutes or until meat is cooked through, turning once. Brush frequently with raspberry mixture during last 5 minutes of grilling.

*Note: If using wood skewers, soak in warm water 30 minutes to prevent burning.

Serving Suggestion: A crisp, cool salad makes a great accompaniment to these sweet grilled kabobs.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 191 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 19 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 53 mg, Sodium: 183 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/pork-and-plum-kabobs/

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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Grilled Peaches With Spicy Cream Cheese Topping

May 28, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is Grilled Peaches With Spicy Cream Cheese Topping. Oh we have a good one this week, Grilled Peaches With Spicy Cream Cheese Topping! This one is made using Light Cream Cheese, Honey, Ground Red Pepper, Frozen Fat-Free Whipped Topping, Peaches, Almonds, and Mint Leaves. 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/

Grilled Peaches With Spicy Cream Cheese Topping
Make the most of the early summer harvest with this delightful dessert prepared on the grill. With the classic flavor combination of peaches and almonds, this is sure to be a family favorite!

Ingredients
1/2 cup (4 ounces) light cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 cups thawed frozen fat-free whipped topping
6 peaches, halved and pits removed
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted*
Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Directions
Yield:
6 servings

1 – Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. Spray grid with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Gently stir cream cheese in medium bowl until smooth. Whisk in honey and ground red pepper until well blended. Fold in whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

3 – Place peaches, cut sides down, on prepared grill. Grill, covered, 2–3 minutes. Turn over; grill 2–3 minutes or until peaches begin to soften. Remove to plate; let stand to cool slightly.

4 – Arrange 2 peach halves, cut sides up, on 6 serving plates. Top evenly with spicy cream cheese topping and almonds. Garnish with mint.

*Note. To toast almonds, spread in single layer in heavy skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat 1–2 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned, stirring frequently.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 182 calories, Carbohydrates: 28 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 107 mg, Fiber: 3 g
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Cranberry Chutney Glazed Salmon Recipe

October 8, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week a Cranberry Chutney Glazed Salmon Recipe. This one is made using Skinless Salmon Fillets, Salt, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Red Pepper, Cranberry Chutney, and White Wine Vinegar. The Salmon is served with a Cranberry Chutney which a Mango Chutney can also be substituted. This recipe along with all the other Diabetes Friendly recipes can be found at the Diabetes Self Management website. You can also subscribe to Diabetes Self Management website. I left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Cranberry Chutney Glazed Salmon Recipe

Ingredients
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 skinless salmon fillets (5 to 6 ounces each)
1/4 cup cranberry chutney
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or cider vinegar

Directions
1 – Preheat broiler or prepare grill for indirect cooking. Combine salt, if desired, cinnamon, and ground red pepper in small cup; sprinkle over salmon. Combine chutney and vinegar in small bowl; brush small amount evenly over each salmon fillet.

2 – Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat source or grill over medium-hot coals on covered grill 4 to 6 minutes or until salmon is opaque in center.

Variation: If cranberry chutney is not available, substitute mango chutney. Chop any large pieces of mango.

Yield: 4 servings.

Serving size: 1 fillet and 1 tablespoon chutney.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 229 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 28 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 78 mg, Sodium: 104 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/cranberry-chutney-glazed-salmon/

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