Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Lime Grilled Chicken Recipe for Diabetics

September 1, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in chicken, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Lime Grilled Chicken Recipe for Diabetics. Chicken Breast Cutlets, Lime Juice, and Spices all combine to make this week’s recipe. It’s from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabtes News, and much more so be sure to check it out. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Diabetes Self management website also, SUBSCRIBE lINK BELOW. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!

Lime Grilled Chicken Recipe for Diabetics
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice (the juice ofapproximately of 2–3 small limes; do not uselime juice concentrate)
2 teaspoons corn oil
2 tablespoons chopped, fresh cilantro leaves
1 clove (or 1 teaspoon) minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 four-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets(alternatively, pound chicken breasts to 1/4-inch thickness with a meat mallet)
2 teaspoons grated lime peel

In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, cilantro, garlic, and chili powder. Pour into a large, zip-top bag. Add chicken cutlets and shake to coat well. Marinate at least 6–8 hours (or overnight) in the refrigerator, gently shaking the bag 2 or 3 times during marinating to recoat the chicken. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Place chicken on grill rack and grill until juices run clear when meat is pierced with a fork, about 15 minutes. Discard remaining marinade. Sprinkle cooked chicken with lime peel. Chicken is tasty topped with salsa and served over rice, wrapped in warm flour tortillas, or sliced over salad greens.

Yield: 2 chicken cutlets.

Serving size: 1 chicken cutlet.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 155 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 27 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 77 mg, Fiber: 1 g

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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!

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!

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

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.


Calories 410
Protein 32g
Carbohydrates 30g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 9g
Fat 20g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 960mg
Saturated Fat 6g

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Spicy Cuban Rotisserie Chicken

March 17, 2019 at 5:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Spicy Cuban Rotisserie Chicken. Spice up that Chicken Dinner with this week’s recipe. Its a whole Chicken marinated in a zesty Cuban style herb and lime juice marinade, and then roasted. Spicy Rice or a Potato Dish would go great with this! The recipe comes from the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find a huge and fantastic selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One!

Spicy Cuban Rotisserie Chicken
A whole chicken is marinated several hours in a zesty Cuban-style herb and lime juice marinade and roasted on a rotisserie spit.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 large broiler-fryer whole chicken
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 shallot, minced
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Cilantro sprigs for garnish
Lime wedges for accompaniment

Cooking Directions:
1 – Truss chicken or tie drumsticks together.
2 – In large glass bowl, mix together lime juice, olive oil, shallot, garlic, lime peel, oregano, salt, cumin and pepper. Place chicken in mixture, turning to coat completely. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight, turning chicken several times.
3 – At cooking time, pour off marinade and place chicken on rotisserie spit. Cook about 1 1/2 hours or until drumsticks move easily in their sockets and juices run clear. When done, a meat thermometer inserted into the thigh will register 180°F (85°C). Remove chicken from rotisserie and place on rack; let sit about 10 minutes.
4 – Transfer chicken to platter and discard strings. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and serve with lime wedges.
Makes 4 servings.


May 6, 2018 at 5:02 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 a CHICKEN SOUP WITH LIME AND CILANTRO. A delicious twist for your Chicken Soup! The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you can choose from Diabetic Recipes from; Main Course Recipes, Regional and Ethnic Cuisine, Salad Recipes, Sandwiches and Wraps, Vegetable Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes and more! Plus you can Diabetic News and Diabetes Management Tips. So Check one of my favorite sites out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018!



1 quart Homemade Chicken Broth or canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 whole chicken breast, skinned, boned, and split, or 2 skinless, boneless breast halves (about 3/4 pound)
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup coarsely cilantro leaves


1 – Bring the broth to a simmer in a large saucepan.
2 – Add the chicken; cover and simmer over low heat until it is just cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes.
3 – Remove and shred the chicken. Return it to the broth; add the lime juice and bring the soup to a boil.
4 – Ladle into soup bowls; sprinkle with cilantro.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 5 cups Serving size: 1 cup

Calories: 102
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 126 milligrams
Cholesterol: 41 milligrams
Protein: 18 grams
Carbohydrates: 2 grams
Sugars: 1 grams

Tropical Turkey Salad

April 13, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I came across a delicious sounding Salad Recipe that I’m passing along, Tropical Turkey Salad. It’s from the Jennie- O Turkey website and uses one of my favorites, JENNIE-O® Savory Roast Turkey Breast Tenderloin. We have these often and the whole family loves them! To make the Salad you’ll also be using; fresh Lime and Pomegranate Juice, Avocado, and Julienned Jicama. You can find this recipe along with all the other Healthy and Delicious Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018!

Tropical Turkey Salad
This is a Gluten Free Recipe.

A taste of the tropics, right in your salad bowl. Enjoy fresh lime and pomegranate juice drizzled over avocado, julienned jicama and grilled turkey tenderloins. This recipe has gluten free.

3 tablespoons pomegranate juice
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 packet sugar substitute
¼ teaspoon jerk seasoning blend
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (24-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Savory Roast Turkey Breast Tenderloin
1½ cups julienned jicama
1 ripe avocado, pitted
1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges
8 cups mixed salad greens
cilantro sprigs, if desired

1) In small bowl, combine pomegranate juice, lime juice, sugar, seasoning and oil; whisk until well combined. Set aside.
2) Grill turkey according to package directions. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Cut into strips.
3) In large bowl, combine jicama, avocado, turkey, onion, salad greens and dressing. Toss to combine. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.


Calories 170
Protein 17g
Carbohydrates 14g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 6g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 320mg
Saturated Fat 1g

Avocado and Mango Salsa

October 13, 2011 at 5:35 PM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, fruits, low calorie, low carb, salsa | Leave a comment
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Avocado and Mango Salsa

Yield: 3 cups
Servings: 12 (1/4-cup) servings.


1 ripe avocado, peeled and diced
1 cup chopped ripe mango
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped jicama
Juice of 1 lime (2 tablespoons)
Salt and ground pepper
1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped


In a mixing bowl, combine the avocado, mango, jalapeño pepper, jicama, and lime juice.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Mix in the cilantro.
Let the salsa sit 20 minutes for flavors to meld before serving.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories:    35
Protein:    0.5 g
Sodium:     0.5 mg
Fat:     2 g
Saturated Fat:     0.5 g
Carbohydrates:     4 g
Exchanges:     1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fat

Tilapia with Fresh Herbs and Lime

September 19, 2011 at 10:13 AM | Posted in baking, diabetes, diabetes friendly, fish, Food, fruits, low calorie, low carb, seafood, tilapia | Leave a comment
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Tilapia with Fresh Herbs and Lime

1 1/2 lb tilapia fillets , cut in 4 pieces
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
4 medium garlic cloves , pressed or minced
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped scallions
1 tsp fresh rosemary , chopped
1 tsp fresh thyme , chopped
1 tsp paprika
1 cup canned unsalted diced tomatoes

1 Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2 Rinse fillets, pat dry, and set aside.
3 In medium bowl, mix lime juice, garlic, parsley, scallions, rosemary, thyme, paprika, and tomatoes.
4 Place the fillets in ovenproof baking dish. Spread topping evenly over fish.
5 Cover tightly with foil and bake 25 minutes, until fish flakes easily with fork.

Makes 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories     205
Total Carbs     6.1 g
Dietary Fiber     1.4 g
Sugars     2.2 g
Total Fat     2.9 g
Saturated Fat     0 g
Unsaturated Fat     2.9 g
Potassium     91.5 mg
Protein     35.6 g
Sodium     81.8 mg

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