Ginger Noodle Salad

April 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Ginger Noodle Salad. To make this Diabetic Friendly Recipe you’ll be needing Spaghetti, Ginger, Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener, Ketchup, Lite Soy Sauce, Chinese Chile Paste, Water, Lime Juice, and Sesame Oil. The Dish is 130 calories and 22 net carbs per serving. 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

Ginger Noodle Salad
Spicy Asian noodles are served on a bed of greens for an attractive side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
4 ounces dry spaghetti or capellini

Dressing:
1 tablespoon minced ginger
3 tablespoons Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/4 cup lite soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon Chinese chile paste (add more if you want it spicier)
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon sesame oil or vegetable oil

2 cups mixed salad greens

Cooking Directions:
1 – Cook pasta following package directions.
2 – Place ginger, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, ketchup, soy sauce, chili paste, and water in a medium saucepan. Simmer on medium-low heat 1 minute.
3 – Remove from heat. Add lime juice and sesame oil. Mix well. Add noodles and stir well. Serve immediately for a warm salad. Chill 15 to 20 minutes for a cold salad.
4 – To serve: place noodles on top of greens. Garnish, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.

Serving Suggestion: Garnish with fresh basil or cilantro, carrots and snow peas.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 130; Calories from Fat: 15; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 590mg; Total Carbs: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 5g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/ginger_noodle_salad_recipe.html

Shrimp and Celery Salad

February 14, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for a Shrimp and Celery Salad. To make this delicious and health dish you’ll be needing Reduced Fat Sour Cream, Mayonnaise, Lime Juice, Grated Lime Zest, Curry Powder, Salt, Deveined and Cooked Medium Shrimp, Celery Stalks and Cucumber. Enjoy! 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

Shrimp and Celery Salad
Fresh lime, curry powder, and creamy sour cream make a zesty dressing for this refreshing summer salad. Try spooning it onto toasted whole-grain bread for a delicious open-faced sandwich.

Recipe Ingredients:
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon grated lime zest
11/2 teaspoons curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds peeled, deveined, and cooked medium fresh or frozen shrimp (thaw if frozen)
4 large celery stalks, thinly sliced
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced

Cooking Directions:
1 – Whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice, lime zest, curry powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add shrimp, celery, and cucumber; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 4 (1 1/2 cups) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe; 1 1/2 cups): 330 calories, 17 g fat, 4.5 g saturated fat, 37 g protein, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 670 mg sodium.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/shrimp_and_celery_salad_recipe.html

Turkey Tacos with Salsa

February 12, 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 Turkey Tacos with Salsa. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Lime Juice, Spices, JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Corn Tortillas, Salsa, Cabbage, Red Onion and more! Included is a recipe for the Salsa. 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/

Turkey Tacos with Salsa
You haven’t really had salsa until you’ve had fresh salsa—made in just five minutes. Add it in this easy Turkey Tacos with Salsa recipe and you’ll never look back.
Total Time 30 Minutes
Serving Size 8 Servings

Ingredients

TACOS
2 – tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 – tablespoon chipotle chili powder or chili powder

1 – teaspoon ground cumin

1 ½ – teaspoons paprika

¾ – teaspoon salt

1 – teaspoon cornstarch

1 – (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey

8 – corn tortillas

SALSA

1 – pint cherry tomatoes, chopped

2 – avocado, diced

2 – tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves

1 – teaspoon olive oil

TOPPINGS

½ – cup thinly sliced cabbage

½ – cup thinly sliced red onion

½ – cup thinly sliced radishes

1 – lime, cut into 8 wedges

 

Directions
1) In medium bowl, combine lime juice, chipotle powder, cumin, paprika, salt and cornstarch; stir to combine. Add turkey and mix well. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate 5 minutes.

2) In large skillet, place turkey mixture and cook over medium-high heat stirring to crumble 11 minutes and until 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done.

3) Remove from heat and cover with foil. Set aside until ready to serve.

4) To prepare salsa, in medium bowl combine cherry tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and olive oil. Mix together and transfer to a smaller serving bowl to serve with tacos.

5) Arrange toppings on large platter or in small serving dishes.

6) In medium skillet set over medium heat, warm tortillas one at a time 20 to 30 seconds per side or until soft and flexible.

7) Wrap the finished tortillas with a paper towel to keep warm between batches.

8) Divide cooked turkey evenly between the warmed tortillas and serve with salsa and toppings.
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/turkey-tacos-with-salsa/

Baked Lime Chili Corn Tortilla Chips

February 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Baked Lime Chili Corn Tortilla Chips to pass along. Get your Keeper Recipe Book out, these will make the perfect Diabetic Friendly Snack! To make these Chips you’ll be needing Corn Tortillas, Lime Juice, Ground Cumin and Chili Powder. There’s only 78 calories and 14 net carbs per serving (10 Chips). 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/

Baked Lime Chili Corn Tortilla Chips
These delightfully crunchy chips aren’t your typical fried party fare. They take just 25 minutes to prepare and are perfect for pairing with salsa or guacamole. Set them out at kickoff and have a second helping ready for halftime!

Ingredients
Preparation time:
25 minutes
12 6-inch corn tortillas
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 10 chips

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. With clean scissors, cut each tortilla into 8 triangles and arrange in single layer on baking sheet. Pour lime juice into mister, and spray each wedge lightly. Combine cumin and chili powder in sprinkler, and sprinkle each wedge. Bake for about 7 minutes. Remove from oven and turn each wedge over. Remist with lime juice, and resprinkle with cumin and chili powder. Bake for an additional 8 minutes until the chips are crisp but not brown. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 78 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 59 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/baked-lime-chili-corn-tortilla-chips/

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Kitchen Hint of the Day! WEDNESDAY

February 10, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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What can I add to salsa to make it better………….

Adding a little fresh lime juice and some minced cilantro can wake up even the sleepiest of salsas, ushering back in the flavor of just-squeezed citrus and herbs that taste like they came from a living plant.

For Tomatoes – Fresh tomato salsa is ideally made with firm, fleshy tomatoes. You can of course make the salsa with any kind of tomato, but the firm ones like Romas or hothouse tomatoes will hold up the best.

And for the Peppers – The best hot peppers for salsa include Serrano peppers, Tabasco peppers and cayenne peppers. Serrano peppers are biting hot and do not need to be peeled or steamed before using, making them easy to add to salsas. Peppers reach 10 centimeters long, and turn orange, red or brown from a bright green when mature.

Jamaican Curried Rice

January 12, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Jamaican Curried Rice to pass along. Add flavor and a little heat to your next Meal. Using Rice, Black Beans, Red Bell Pepper, Curry Powder, Onions, Cashews, and Pineapple. This should go good with any dish but especially your Seafood Dishes! 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

Jamaican Curried Rice
This zesty flavored rice dish combines cooked rice with black beans, red bell pepper, onions and pineapple. Lime juice and curry get your attention and add that great island taste.

Recipe Ingredients:
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 tablespoons curry powder
3 cups hot cooked rice
1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful*
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup salted cashews

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat oil in medium skillet. Cook and stir bell pepper and onions 2 to 3 minutes. Add curry powder; stir 30 seconds.
2 – Combine cooked rice, Equal®, lime juice and salt in medium-size bowl. Stir in cooked vegetable mixture, pineapple and black beans. Rice may be served warm or at room temperature. Sprinkle with cashews just before serving.
Makes 8 servings.

*May substitute 6 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 196, protein 6 g, carbohydrate 31 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 474 mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/jamaican_curried_rice_recipe.html

California Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

January 2, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Appetizers, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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I have another Appetizer Recipe to pass along, California Avocado Tomatillo Salsa. This Salsa is made using California Avocados, Tomatillos, Green Onions, Cilantro, Jalapeño Pepper, Salt, Ground Black Pepper, Lime Juice, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Enjoy the Salsa. 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

California Avocado Tomatillo Salsa
Recipe Ingredients:
1 ripe fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled
4 tomatillos, husked, washed and very finely chopped
2 green onions, white and some green parts, thinly sliced
1/2 bunch cilantro
1 tablespoon minced jalapeño pepper, seeds optional
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Cooking Directions:
1 – Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
2 – Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/sauce/calif_avocado_tomatillo_salsa_recipe.html

Appetizer of the Week – TANDOORI CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH MINT RAITA

October 17, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a recipe for TANDOORI CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH MINT RAITA. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Fat Free Plain Greek Yogurt, Reduced Fat Coconut Milk, Curry Powder, Garlic Cloves, Salt, Canola Oil, Skinless and Boneless Chicken Breast, Red Onion, Fresh Mint, and Lime Juice. The Dish is 121 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 2020! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

TANDOORI CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH MINT RAITA

Ingredients

1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt, divided
1/3 cup reduced fat coconut milk, divided
2 tsp. curry powder, mild or hot
1-2 finely chopped garlic cloves
3/4 tsp. sea salt, divided
1 Tbsp. canola oil
1 lb. skinless and boneless chicken breast
2 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
12 (8-inch) bamboo skewers

Directions

1 – In wide, shallow bowl or deep plate, combine 2 tablespoons of yogurt with 2 tablespoons of coconut milk, curry powder, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix in oil.
2 – Cut chicken lengthwise into 12 strips. Insert skewer into bottom of one chicken strip and work it up lengthwise to top. Repeat with remaining chicken. Place skewers in curry marinade and using your fingers, make sure it coats them. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 8 hours.
3 – Arrange marinated chicken on paper toweling and blot dry, removing all excess marinade. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat, then coat with cooking spray. Or heat stovetop griddle. Arrange skewers in one layer in pan and cook for 2 minutes, browning chicken. Using tongs, turn skewers and brown on another side, 2 minutes. Turn chicken and cook until it is opaque and hot around skewer at thickest part of chicken. Transfer skewers to serving plate.
4 – While chicken cooks, prepare the Raita. In bowl, combine remaining yogurt and coconut milk with onions, mint, lime juice and remaining salt. When possible, make Raita 30 minutes before serving chicken to allow its flavors to develop and meld. Serve it the day it is made.

Recipe Yield: Makes 4 servings for main course or a snack for 6 or 12 people

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 121
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Sodium: 297 milligrams
Protein: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 7 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/tandoori-chicken-skewers-with-mint-raita

Appetizer of the Week – Black Bean-Avocado Salsa with Home-Baked Tortilla Chips

September 5, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is – Black Bean-Avocado Salsa with Home-Baked Tortilla Chips. This includes recipes for the Tortilla Chips and the Black Bean-Avocado Salsa. To make the Home Baked Tortilla Chips you’ll be needing Soft Corn Tortillas, Canola Oil, Garlic Powder, Ground Black Pepper, and Salt. To make the Black Bean-Avocado Salsa you’ll be using Avocados, Tomatillo, Jalapeno Chili Pepper, Cilantro Leaves, Red Onion, Black Beans, Canola Oil, Lime Juice, Cider Vinegar, and Salt. The recipe comes 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 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Black Bean-Avocado Salsa with Home-Baked Tortilla Chips
Enjoy this tasty heart healthy snack for your next celebration!

Recipe Ingredients:
Tortilla Chips:
6 (6-inch) soft corn tortillas
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt

Black Bean-Avocado Salsa:
1/2 ripe medium avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
1 medium tomatillo, papery skin removed, rinsed and diced
1 large jalapeno chili pepper, finely chopped (seeded, if desired)
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/2 of a (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained*
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
2 – For Tortilla Chips: Stack tortillas and cut into eight equal triangles (48 wedges total). Put triangles in single layer on two baking sheets. Drizzle triangles with canola oil and sprinkle with garlic powder and black pepper. Bake for 10 to 11 minutes or until chips are light brown and beginning to crisp. Remove from oven, place baking sheets on cooling racks, sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and cool completely (about 10 minutes). As chips cool, they will become crisper. Store in airtight container up to 24 hours for peak flavor and texture.
3 – For Black Bean-Avocado Salsa: Combine avocado, tomatillo, jalapeno, cilantro, red onion, black beans, canola oil, lime juice, vinegar and salt in medium bowl. Serve with tortilla chips.
Makes 6 (1/3 cup) servings.

*Note: The leftover black beans may be stored in an airtight container in the freezer up to one month for later use.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 130; Total Fat 10g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 200mg; Carbohydrates 9g; Fiber 2g; Protein 2g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/appetizer/black_bean-avocado_salsa_with_home-baked_tortilla_chips_recipe.html

Appetizer of the Week – Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche

August 8, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is a Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche. A Diabetic Friendly, Refreshing Summer Dish! The Ceviche is made using Shrimp, Lime Juice, Watermelon, Jicama, Red Onion, Cilantro, Jalapeño Pepper, and Water Crackers. 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/

Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche
This gorgeous low-carb appetizer is perfect for your next dinner on the deck! With South American origins, this dish features the exotic flavor combination of shrimp, watermelon, lime, jicama, cilantro, and jalapeño pepper, all for only 44 calories and 7 grams of carb per serving.

Ingredients
1 pound medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons lime juice, divided
1 cup finely chopped seedless watermelon
1/2 cup finely chopped jicama
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeño pepper,* minced
56 water crackers

Directions
Yield: 28 servings
Serving size: 2 topped crackers

1 – Remove tails from shrimp; discard. Chop shrimp into small pieces.

2 – Combine shrimp and 1/2 cup lime juice in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Drain; discard juice.

3 – Meanwhile, combine watermelon, jicama, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice in large bowl. Gently stir in shrimp. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes to allow flavors to develop.

4 – Serve on or with water crackers.

Note: While the shrimp aren’t traditionally cooked, the citric acid from the lime juice “cooks” the shrimp while they are marinating.

*Note: Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 44 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 132 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/shrimp-and-watermelon-ceviche/

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