Kitchen Hint of the Day!

March 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Bitter Greens……………….

Soak bitter greens, like arugula or kale, in a bowl of ice water in the fridge for about an hour to cut their bitterness. Run the leaves through your salad spinner several times with a paper towel to get them nice and dry and crisp

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Healthy Vegetable Recipes

March 5, 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 Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Vegetable Recipes with recipes like; Kale and Chicken Caesar Salad with Parmesan Crisps, Roasted Mushroom Medley, and One-Pot Tomato Basil Pasta. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Vegetable Recipes
Find healthy, delicious vegetable recipes, including roasted vegetables, grilled vegetables and stir fried vegetables from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Kale and Chicken Caesar Salad with Parmesan Crisps
Replacing some of the romaine lettuce with massaged kale gives this classic Caesar salad a nutritional upgrade. The homemade Caesar dressing is rich and so flavorful you’ll swear off bottled varieties. For an extra-delicious topping, bake the Parmesan into tempting cheese crisps called frico……..

Roasted Mushroom Medley
Mushroom lovers, beware! This savory mushroom side dish is hard to resist. Mixing mushroom varieties here is key—try cremini, stemmed shiitake, button, and porcini mushrooms………….

One-Pot Tomato Basil Pasta
This one-pot pasta with tangy tomato-basil sauce is a simple, fast and easy weeknight dinner. All of your ingredients go into one pot, and with a bit of stirring and about 25 minutes of cook time, you’ll have a healthy dinner the whole family will enjoy……….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Vegetable Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18256/ingredients/vegetables/

Turkey Kale Taco Salad

April 27, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along another Jenny – O Turkey Recipe, Turkey Kale Taco Salad. This one is made using JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey along with Kidney Beans or Garbanzo Beans, Salsa, Kale, Tomatoes, and more! This is just one on many of the delicious Salad Recipes that you can find at the Jennie – O Turkey website so be sure to check it out today! Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Kale Taco Salad

INGREDIENTS
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey – Raised without Antibiotics
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans or garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
½ cup salsa
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon chili powder
4 cups shredded kale
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
½ cup chopped bell pepper
plain yogurt, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) In large skillet, cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Stir in beans, salsa, vinegar and chili powder; cook, stirring, until heated thoroughly.
2) On each of 6 plates, divide and layer kale, turkey mixture, tomatoes, avocado and bell pepper. Serve with yogurt, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 450
Protein 35g
Carbohydrates 54g
Fiber 22g
Sugars 2g
Fat 11g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 240mg
Saturated Fat 2.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/914-turkey-kale-taco-salad

Healthy Greens Recipes

January 2, 2018 at 6:32 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Greens Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Greens Recipes like; Greek Salad Nachos, Slow-Cooker Vegetable Soup, and Eggplant Lasagna Rolls. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

Healthy Greens Recipes
Find healthy, delicious greens recipes including arugula, chard, watercress and endive recipes. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Greek Salad Nachos
This vegetarian nacho recipe is a fun combination of two favorites—nachos and Greek salad. It uses whole-grain pita chips instead of the tortilla chips used in traditional nacho recipes, and it’s loaded with the classic fresh vegetables in Greek salad as well as creamy hummus and salty feta cheese. And it doesn’t even need the oven! Easily doubled, this makes a great appetizer or light dinner……..

Slow-Cooker Vegetable Soup
Make a big batch of low-calorie veggie-packed soup with ease in this load-and-go crock pot recipe. After simmering away in the slow cooker, portion it into individual serving containers and store in the fridge or freezer for fast, healthy lunches or an easy, satisfying snack. This weight-loss vegetable soup fills you up without a lot of calories, plus it’s an easy way to eat more vegetables……

Eggplant Lasagna Rolls
Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike will devour these comforting lasagna rolls. We use thinly sliced eggplant in place of pasta to cut the carbs. Preroasting the eggplant helps develop the flavor and softens the slices for easy rolling……

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Greens Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19305/ingredients/vegetables/greens/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Winter Vegetable Hash

January 1, 2018 at 7:21 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Winter Vegetable Hash. The perfect Winter Dish, Winter Vegetable Hash. With these Vegetables and Spices you’ll never miss the meat! You can add your own favorite Vegetables and Spices if you like. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018!

Winter Vegetable Hash

Ingredients
3 tablespoons extra light olive oil
2 tablespoons light butter
1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, diced
1 carrot, chopped
1 parsnip, chopped
1/2 pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 small acorn squash, diced
1 shallot, finely chopped
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons ground roasted cumin
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pinch sea salt
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 cup chopped kale
4 sprigs fresh sage

Directions
1 – Place oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Melt butter and mix in potatoes, carrots, parsnips, mushrooms, pepper, squash, and shallot. Season with garlic powder, cumin, nutmeg, sea salt, and pepper. Cook 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender.
2 – Mix kale and sage into skillet. Continue cooking 5 minutes, until kale is wilted. Serve and enjoy!

Top Diabetic Vegetarian Recipes

November 28, 2017 at 6:00 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | 2 Comments
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its – Top Diabetic Vegetarian Recipes. Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Vegetarian Recipes like; Easy Pasta and Pepper Primavera, Kale-Powered Pasta, and Three-Cheese Manicotti. Enjoy and eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

Top Diabetic Vegetarian Recipes
Satisfy your hunger with our favorite diabetic vegetarian recipes (think yummy pastas, salads, wraps, and soups). Our meatless meal recipes are packed with tasty and healthful veggies — perfect for dinner tonight!

Easy Pasta and Pepper Primavera
Packed with fiber and protein, this simple-to-make pasta dish is a great Italian recipe for a busy weeknight meal — plus, it has fewer than 300 calories per serving……..

Kale-Powered Pasta
Need something fast and healthy for dinner tonight? This savory pasta dish has fewer than 225 calories per serving and will be ready in 20 minutes……

Three-Cheese Manicotti
Using wrap pasta in place of dried pasta shells makes this delightful version of manicotti perfect for company……..

 

* Click the link below to get all the Top Diabetic Vegetarian Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/vegetarian/top-diabetic-vegetarian-recipes

Slow Cooker Soups

October 15, 2017 at 5:31 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Slow Cooker Soups. One Pot Dinner thanks to the Slow Cooker! Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Soup recipes including; Chicken Mulligatawny Soup, Pork Zuppa, and Country Italian Beef Stew.Find these and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

Slow Cooker Soups
You’re juggling a thousand responsibilities each day; the last thing you want to do when you come home is make dinner. With a little help from your slow cooker, you can throw together a few ingredients in the morning and sit down later to a steaming bowl of goodness. And the best part about dinner in one pot: fewer plates to spin on the way to the sink.

 

Chicken Mulligatawny Soup
Curry powder offers a delicious taste to this Asian-inspired soup. Dish it up tonight for a low-calorie meal the whole family will love……

 

Pork Zuppa
Calcium-rich kale finishes this low-carb soup, making it colorful and delicious. Serve this Italian dish for dinner tonight!……

 

Country Italian Beef Stew

Satisfy any appetite with this flavor-filled stew. Rosemary and basil amp up the Italian zest while keeping calories and carbs to a minimum……….

 

* Click the link below to get all the Slow Cooker Soups
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/soup/slow-cooker-soups

Soup Special of the Day!……CHICKEN AND SKINNY RICE SOUP

August 27, 2017 at 5:15 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, soup, Soup Special of the Day | Leave a comment
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This week’s soup Special of the Day is CHICKEN AND SKINNY RICE SOUP. Made with either Chicken or Turkey Breast along with Onions, Carrots, Celery, Kale, and Rice. It’s only 98 calories and 8 net carbs per serving! The recipe is off the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes plus a lot of great info Diabetic News, so check it out today. Enjoy and eat Healthy! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

CHICKEN AND SKINNY RICE SOUPIngredients

8 Cup low-sodium chicken broth, divided
1 medium onion, chopped
3 medium carrots, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 Cup water
2 8 oz. packages Skinny “Rice” Shirataki
1 small chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (or turkey breast)
1 cup kale*, thick stems removed and leaves chopped
*Substitute baby spinach leaves if desired

Directions

1 – In a large pot over medium-high heat, bring 1/2 cup broth to a simmer.
2 – Add onion, carrots and celery and cook about 8 minutes or until onion is translucent, stirring occasionally.
3 – Add remaining 7-1/2 cups broth, water, Skinny Rice, and chicken.
4 – Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook about 35 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
5 – Stir in kale. Continue cooking just until kale is wilted and tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
NOTES:
* Also perfect made with leftover turkey!

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 98
Fat: 4 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Cholesterol: 14 miligrams
Protein: 10 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams

https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/chicken-and-skinny-rice-soup

Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients

July 8, 2017 at 5:34 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients. Kick up those salads to new levels with these Diabetic Friendly recipes. recipes like; Lobster Roll Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette, Lemon-Lime Chicken, Kale, and Mango Salad, and Buffalo-Spiced Steak Salads with Blue Cheese Dressing. Find these and more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients

Eating a salad shouldn’t feel like punishment. Our diabetic salads are tasty, filling, and feature a variety of healthy ingredients that keep you feeling full and satisfied. Piled high with sources of lean protein and vegetables, our salads are so good your body will thank you.

 

Lobster Roll Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Get ready to share photos of this gorgeous salad with your friends. They’ll want to come over and try this gourmet-worthy meal for themselves. The recipe yields six servings, so there‘s enough to go around…….

 

Lemon-Lime Chicken, Kale, and Mango Salad

This superfood salad is packed with nutrition: protein, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin A, antioxidants, and potassium. This diabetes-friendly meal also sneaks in fresh blueberries and hazelnuts for added flavor and health benefits…….

 

Buffalo-Spiced Steak Salads with Blue Cheese Dressing

If your family balks at the idea of salad for dinner, break out this beefy recipe that features its own homemade blue cheese dressing. You can even fire up the grill before placing the spicy grilled steak slices on a crisp bed of mixed greens. …….

 

* Click the link below to get all the Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/salad/crunchy-colorful-salads-protein-packed-ingredients

Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients

March 3, 2017 at 5:54 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its – Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients. Delicious and healthy recipes including; Lemon-Lime Chicken, Kale, and Mango Salad, Balsamic Pork and Strawberry Salad, and Lobster Roll Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette. Find these recipes and more at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed IngredientsDiabetic living logo

Eating a salad shouldn’t feel like punishment. Our diabetic salads are tasty, filling, and feature a variety of healthy ingredients that keep you feeling full and satisfied. Piled high with sources of lean protein and vegetables, our salads are so good your body will thank you.

 

 

Lemon-Lime Chicken, Kale, and Mango Salad

This superfood salad is packed with nutrition: protein, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin A, antioxidants, and potassium. This diabetes-friendly meal also sneaks in fresh blueberries and hazelnuts for added flavor and health benefits…..

 

Balsamic Pork and Strawberry Salad

The combination of flavors in this low-carb salad blend together to create a sweet, tart, and savory profile that will elevate an average salad to amazing. This hearty salad is easy to assemble and boasts only about seven ingredients, making it a weeknight diabetic dinner winner. …..

 

Lobster Roll Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Get ready to share photos of this gorgeous salad with your friends. They’ll want to come over and try this gourmet-worthy meal for themselves. The recipe yields six servings, so there‘s enough to go around…….

 

 

*Click the link below to get all the – Crunchy, Colorful Salads with Protein-Packed Ingredients
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/salad/crunchy-colorful-salads-protein-packed-ingredients

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