Healthy Vegetable Side Dish Recipes

November 13, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Vegetable Side Dish Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Vegetable Side Dish Recipes with recipes including; Parsnip Mash with Olive Tapenade, Spiralized Onions with Crispy Parmesan Breadcrumbs, and Honey and Orange Glazed Carrots. Find these delicious side dishes and more all at the EatingWell website. Also don’t forget you can subscribe to the EatingWell Magazine, one of my favories! Each issue is packed with great recipes and ideas. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Vegetable Side Dish Recipes
Find healthy, delicious vegetable side dish recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Parsnip Mash with Olive Tapenade
Nutty parsnips make for a tasty mashed-potato substitute. For the best parsnip mash, puree the root veggie in a food processor instead of using a ricer, as parsnips are woodier than potatoes…….

Spiralized Onions with Crispy Parmesan Breadcrumbs
You may not have considered onions as candidates for the spiralizer, but you should. They create beautiful ribbons that make this recipe reminiscent of fried shoestring onions. And because this onion ring-inspired recipe is baked rather than fried, they’re really easy to make. Serve them as a side with burgers or as a crunchy healthy snack for game night………………

Honey and Orange Glazed Carrots
Bright and fresh, these candied carrots have just a hint of sweetness from the honey and citrus. This one-pan dish is quick and easy to make, but also has such a pretty presentation that it works both as an entertaining-worthy or weeknight side dish. Look for carrots that are similar in size so they cook evenly…………………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Vegetable Side Dish Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18028/side-dishes/vegetable/

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Molasses and Honey Marinated Chicken Breasts

September 29, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in chicken, CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Molasses and Honey Marinated Chicken Breasts. You’ll need Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breast Halves along with a lot of other fantastic ingredients like Coarse Grain Mustard, Whiskey, Molasses, Honey, and more! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines so check it out today! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Molasses and Honey Marinated Chicken Breasts

Recipe Ingredients:
4 large boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3/4 cup whiskey
2 tablespoons coarse grain mustard
2 tablespoons molasses
2 tablespoons honey
1 lime, juiced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup chicken stock
1/4 cup butter

Cooking Directions:
1 – Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
2 – In small saucepan, place whiskey; boil over medium heat about 5 minutes, reducing liquid by half (all alcohol will evaporate). Remove from heat and add mustard, molasses, honey and lime juice. Stir to mix well; remove half of mixture and reserve.
3 – In remaining half, place chicken and marinate in refrigerator at least l hour or overnight.
4 – In large skillet, place oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, turning once, about 10 minutes or until fork can be inserted with ease. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
5 – To skillet, add chicken stock and cook to reduce by two-thirds. Add reserved marinade and butter; simmer, stirring, until butter melts. Pour over chicken.

Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/molasses_and_honey_marinated_chicken_breasts_recipe.html

Jalapeno Jack Turkey Burgers

September 6, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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I have a 2nd Jennie – O Turkey Burger Recipe to pass along to every one, Jalapeno Jack Turkey Burgers. This one is made using JENNIE-O® Seasoned Turkey Burgers along with Onions, Cilantro, Honey, Salsa, Baby Spinach, and all served on Flat Bread. 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 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Jalapeno Jack Turkey Burgers
Fire up the grill for this fiery burger recipe! It combines the spicy taste of jalapeno with cool guacamole and salsa. The jalapeno jack turkey burger is full of bold Mexican flavors.

INGREDIENTS
1 (32-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Seasoned Turkey Burgers
2½ cups thinly sliced onions
⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup salsa
6 flat bread
1 cup baby spinach or arugula leaves
6 ounces WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® classic dip

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook turkey burgers as specified on the package. Always cook to well done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) In large skillet sprayed with cooking spray, cook onions over medium heat 10 minutes or until softened and lightly browned. Add cilantro, honey and salsa; stir. Cook 2 minutes or until hot.
3) Spoon onion mixture onto bottom section of flatbread. Add turkey burger, spinach leaves and guacamole. Replace sandwich top.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 390
Protein 31g
Carbohydrates 25g
Fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Fat 19g
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 880mg
Saturated Fat 6g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/611-jalapeno-jack-turkey-burgers

Ohio Festivals September 5-8, 2019

September 3, 2019 at 2:12 PM | Posted in Festivals | Leave a comment
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September 5-7, 2019 Marion Popcorn Festival – Marion, Ohio
Marion County is one of the top popcorn producing counties in the world. Festival has top name entertainment, golf & bowling tournaments, porpcorn cooking contest, and the Orville Redenbacher Parade. Visit the popcorn museum while you’re in town. Attendance: 250,000+
http://www.popcornfestival.com/

September 6-7, 2019 Lithopolis Honeyfest – Lithopolis, Ohio
Enjoy a fascinating day of unique attractions – honey bee beards; honey in a variety of flavors, colors and textures; and an array of products direct from the hive. Watch honey being extracted from the comb and the State Apiarist demonstrate a hive inspection. Meet the American Honey Princess, Ohio beekeepers and explore beekeeping equipment hands-on. See a real queen bee and her colony up close under the glass of an observation hive. Buzz over to the food court for scrumptious honey-made food and sample mead at the wine tasting tent. Grab a honey brew at the beer garden and enjoy a treat from the Honey Bake-Off sale. Live music on two stages, arts & crafts, and watch the kids have fun creating their own crafts at The Gilmore Group’s Busy Beehive.
http://www.lithopolishoneyfest.com/

September 6-8, 2019 Italian Fall Festa – Kettering, Ohio
A weekend of great Italian food, wonderful Italian music, good friends, and a fun game of Bocce on the beautiful, spacious, shaded grounds of Bella Villa! Dinners, Meatball Madness 5K and spaghetti eating contest.
http://www.italianfallfesta.com/

September 6-8, 2019 46th Annual Mantua Potato Festival
Mantua, Ohio
Join us for the annual Mantua Potato Festival. We will have many activities, contests and exhibits planned throughout the weekend. We are also looking for volunteers and committee members. Thank you to all that have supported us in the past, and we look forward to seeing you all at the Festival!
http://www.mantuapotatofestival.org/

September 6-8, 2019
Clinton County Corn Festival
Wilmington, Ohio
A family fun event held the weekend after Labor Day every year! Started in 1977 by the Antique Power Club. It is held at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Wilmington, Ohio. We feature many activates for all ages! Whether you come for the continuous entertainment on our sound stage, games in our special events area, various tractor and antique displays, crafts and antiques, or THE FOOD it is sure you’re going to have a blast!!
http://www.cornfestivalonline.com/

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Chicken Legs with Glazed Eggplant, Zucchini and Apricots SUNDAY

August 18, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in chicken, CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Chicken Legs with Glazed Eggplant, Zucchini and Apricots. Made using Whole Chicken Leg Quarters along with Rosemary, Balsamic Vinegar, Honey, Eggplant, Zucchini, and Apricots. Grab your skewers and fire that grill up for this week’s recipe! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find a huge selection of recipes that will please every one’s tastes, diets, and cuisines so check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chicken Legs with Glazed Eggplant, Zucchini and Apricots

Recipe Ingredients:
4 whole chicken leg quarters
2 teaspoons salt – divided use
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper – divided use
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 small eggplant, sliced into 1/2 to 3/4-inch slices
2 small zucchini, sliced into 1/2 to 3/4-inch slices
8 dried apricots
8 wooden or metal skewers

Cooking Directions:
1 – In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, rosemary, garlic and olive oil. Crush into a paste by pressing the garlic to the sides and bottom of the bowl with the back of a spoon.
2 – Place chicken legs in baking dish and rub all over with garlic rosemary paste, rubbing over and under skin. Allow chicken to marinate for 30 minutes.
3 – While chicken is marinating, combine balsamic vinegar, honey, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce by half, about 15 to 20 minutes. If using wooden skewers, soak skewers in water to prevent burning while cooking.
4 – Place vegetables and apricots in a large bowl. Pour balsamic glaze over; toss to coat well. String vegetables and apricots onto skewers, alternating between eggplant, zucchini and apricots. Reserve any remaining glaze in bowl.
5 – Preheat broiler or prepare grill by heating on high, covered for about 10 minutes. Adjust grill heat to medium high after preheating.
6 – Over medium high heat, sear or broil chicken on lightly oiled rack. Turn over once until well browned, cooking for a total of 6 to 8 minutes. Continue to cook chicken, moving and turning to avoid burning. Grill or broil chicken, until it reaches an internal temperature of 170°F (76.6°C), about another 20 to 25 minutes.
7 – When chicken is halfway done, place vegetable skewers on grill or under broiler. Grill, turning often, until vegetables are tender and browned but not falling off of skewers, about 15 to 20 minutes.
8 – To Serve: Place chicken on a platter, arrange skewers (or remove vegetables from skewers if preferred) next to chicken. Drizzle warm vegetables with remaining honey balsamic glaze.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 340; Total Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Total Carbs: 38g; Protein: 30g; Sodium: 960mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/chicken_legs_with_glazed_eggplant_zucchini_and_apricots_recipe.html

Healthy Bell Pepper Recipes

August 13, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Healthy Bell Pepper Recipes from the EatingWell website and Magazine. Delicious and Healthy Bell Pepper Recipes with recipes like; Crispy Baked Ravioli with Red Pepper and Mushroom Bolognese, Garden-Style Ravioli, and Sweet and Spicy Roasted Salmon with Wild Rice Pilaf. Find these Healthy and Delicious Recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Bell Pepper Recipes
Find healthy, delicious bell pepper recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Crispy Baked Ravioli with Red Pepper and Mushroom Bolognese
Legend has it that toasted ravioli originated with a St. Louis chef dropping the pasta in hot oil instead of water. Here, we lighten it up by baking instead of frying and adding a serving of vegetables in the form of a vegetarian Bolognese-style sauce. More good news: this easy vegetarian dinner takes just 35 minutes to make……….

Garden-Style Ravioli
Packaged light cheese ravioli cuts the cooking time for this pasta recipe, and helps trim fat and calories, too. Tender bell peppers, carrot strips, and tomato add fresh flavor and color to this simple 20-minute pasta dish……………

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Salmon with Wild Rice Pilaf
Fresh jalapeños give this quick and easy roasted salmon dish its kick; honey and balsamic vinegar give it a sweet finish. A nutty-tasting wild rice pilaf completes this healthy dinner that comes together in just 30 minutes…………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Bell Pepper Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/21678/ingredients/vegetables/peppers/bell-green-red-yellow/

Sweet and Sour Chinese Turkey Salad

July 27, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Passing along a Jennie – O Turkey – Sweet and Sour Chinese Turkey Salad. Made using the JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Jennie – O Turkey Recipes. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Sweet and Sour Chinese Turkey Salad
INGREDIENTS

1 (17.6-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets
6 cups torn romaine lettuce
6 slices pineapple, cut crosswise into ½-inch thick slices, then cut in quarters
2 oranges, peeled and cut in slices crosswise
1½ cups sliced cucumber
8 radishes, sliced
4 tablespoons orange juice
4 tablespoons honey
4 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
4 tablespoons chopped roasted cashews

DIRECTIONS
1) Cook the turkey cutlets as specified on the package. Always cook to well done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Slice turkey crosswise into 1-inch thick slices.
2) On four plates, divide lettuce. Layer turkey, pineapple, oranges, cucumber and radishes on lettuce.
3) In small bowl, whisk orange juice, honey, soy sauce and sesame oil. Pour dressing over salads; sprinkle with cashews.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 390
Protein 33g
Carbohydrates 50g
Fiber 6g
Sugars 39g
Fat 8g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 280mg
Saturated Fat 1.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/168-sweet-and-sour-chinese-turkey-salad

Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Fruit Salad with Creamy Banana Dressing

July 11, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is a Fruit Salad with Creamy Banana Dressing. Fruit is the key to this week’s recipe! You’ll need; Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Honeydew Melons, Blackberries, Strawberries, Red Grapes, Apples, Bananas, Nonfat Greek Yogurt, Honey, Lemon Juice, and Ground Nutmeg. The recipe is from one of my favorite sites and Magazines, the Diabetes Self Management website. At the Diabetes site you’ll find a huge assortment of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more so be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Fruit Salad with Creamy Banana Dressing

Ingredients
2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup cantaloupe cubes
1 cup honeydew melon cubes
1 cup blackberries
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup seedless red grapes
1 medium apple, diced
2 medium ripe bananas, sliced
1/2 cup vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions
1 – Combine pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, blackberries, strawberries, grapes, and apple in large bowl; gently mix.

2 – Combine bananas, yogurt, honey, lemon juice, and nutmeg in blender or food processor; blend until smooth.

3 – Pour dressing over fruit mixture; gently toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately.

Yield: 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 125 calories, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 15 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/fruit-salad-with-creamy-banana-dressing/

Low-Fat Frozen Dessert Recipes

July 11, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Low-Fat Frozen Dessert Recipes from the EatingWell website and Magazine. Delicious, Healthy, Low-Fat Frozen Dessert Recipes with recipes including; Strawberry-Mango Nice Cream, Tropical Fruit Pops, and Honeyed Greek Frozen Yogurt. Find these Delicious Desserts and much more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Low-Fat Frozen Dessert Recipes
Find healthy, delicious low-fat ice cream and other frozen dessert recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Strawberry-Mango Nice Cream
This creamy strawberry-mango nice cream is a delicious healthy ice cream alternative. It’s all fruit, dairy-free, vegan and contains no added sugar. And this three-ingredient dessert is super-fast and easy to prep. Serve it as a snack or light dessert on the hottest days of the summer—or any time you want a refreshing treat………….

Tropical Fruit Pops
For kids—and for those who feel like kids—this easy, diabetic-friendly dessert and snack recipe has fruits to please: mango, pineapple and banana, blended together with orange juice to create a frozen summery treat…………..

Honeyed Greek Frozen Yogurt
It’s easy to stop at a frozen yogurt shop to buy something sweet but when you make the treat yourself, you can ensure it fits right into your meal plan. This honey flavored frozen yogurt recipe uses fat-free Greek yogurt and makes 8 servings!………….

* Click the link below to get all the Low-Fat Frozen Dessert Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/20262/lifestyle-diets/low-fat-fat-free/desserts/frozen/

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – New Mexico Green Chili Turkey Burger

May 31, 2019 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 – New Mexico Green Chili Turkey Burger. Heat up your next meal with this New Mexico Green Chili Turkey Burger recipe! Made using JENNIE-O® ⅓ pound Seasoned Turkey Burgers, along with Green Chilies, Honey, Lime juice, Mayo, Ketchup, and Chili Powder. With toppings of Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, and served on a Brioche Bun. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

New Mexico Green Chili Turkey Burger
Jack up the flavor of your next meal with a juicy pepper jack turkey burger! Topped with green chilies in a honey lime sauce, this New Mexico style recipe will never get old. Give these burgers a try tonight!

INGREDIENTS
12 green chilies
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons lime juice
⅓ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 (32-ounce) package JENNIE-O® ⅓ pound Seasoned Turkey Burgers – Raised Without Antibiotics
6 brioche buns, split and toasted
6 lettuce leaves
12 tomato slices
6 red onion slices

DIRECTIONS
1) Prepare grill for medium heat. Cook chilies on greased grill 7 to 9 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes. In medium bowl, combine honey and juice. Chop chilies; add to honey mixture. Stir to combine.
2) In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, ketchup and chili powder; set aside in refrigerator.
3) Cook patties according to package directions. Always cook until well done, 165°F as measured by meat thermometer.
4) Spread mayonnaise mixture onto top and bottom of each bun. Top bottom halves with lettuce, patties, tomato, onion and green chili mixture. Cover with bun top.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 410
Protein 32g
Carbohydrates 30g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 9g
Fat 20g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 960mg
Saturated Fat 6g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/704-new-mexico-green-chili-turkey-burger

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