Kitchen Hint of the Day!

July 14, 2017 at 5:31 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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I love Mushrooms…….

 

Prevent mushrooms from getting slimy by wrapping them in paper towels before refrigerating.

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – KAMUT KHORASAN WHEAT SAVORY GRAINS

July 12, 2017 at 4:59 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week from Wild Idea Buffalo there’s no recipe but I’m passing along a brand new product they now carry, KAMUT KHORASAN WHEAT SAVORY GRAINS. It’s a garden blend of savory grains and kale from Patagonia Provisions. This will make a perfect side to any of the Wild Idea Buffalo cuts of Buffalo or the Hertiage Chicken that they also carry. You can purchase all the selections of Buffalo, Chicken, and now Grains all at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

 

 

This garden blend of savory grains and kale from Patagonia Provisions not only give you valued nutrition, but is absolutely fantastic as a buffalo meat accompaniment! This little package is packed with food (you won’t believe how much food is in the package) and flavor! One step cooking instructions and in 10 minutes dinner is ready! Made from 100% organic grains, quinoa, green kale and mushrooms from farmers who practice regenerative agriculture. It’s food you will love and feel good about. You will want to have this as a stocked item in your pantry!

https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/frontpage/products/green-kale-kamut-khorasan-wheat-savory-grains

Favorite Italian Recipes

July 11, 2017 at 4:51 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its – Favorite Italian Recipes. Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Italian recipes. Recipes including; Porcini Eggplant, Pesto Shrimp Pizza, and Beefy Italian Vegetable Soup. Find these and more at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

Favorite Italian Recipes

These Italian recipes have been made especially for people with diabetes, so they’re carb-friendly but still full of flavor. From homemade pizzas and classic pasta recipes to decadent desserts, healthy Italian food never tasted so good.

 

Porcini Eggplant

Balsamic vinegar dresses up the deep, woodsy taste of roasted eggplant and porcini mushrooms. Serve the low-calorie vegetarian side dish with fresh basil and grape tomatoes…..

 

Pesto Shrimp Pizza

Serve the unexpected with this unique, made-from-scratch pizza. With added fiber from the whole grain crust, this low-carb pizza recipe fits into any healthy eating plan as a starter or an entrée…..

 

Beefy Italian Vegetable Soup

Our hearty Italian soup is a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with vitamin-rich veggies and high-protein steak, the savory stew leaves you comfortably full for only 17 grams of carb per serving…….

 

* Click the link below to get all the Favorite Italian Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/italian/favorite-italian-recipes

It’s Pizza Tonight from Domino’s

July 9, 2017 at 5:27 PM | Posted in pizza | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: It’s Pizza Tonight from Domino’s

 

For Breakfast this morning I fried a couple of Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, Scrambled an Egg, toasted 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, and had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After I had Breakfast and did the dishes I went to McDonald’s to pick up Breakfast for Mom and Dad. It’s not quite as hot out, 82 degrees but still a tad muggy. After Lunch I got the cart out of the shed and I to dig up an old bush that was dead and then I had to dig out some soil running along side the driveway. Still having drainage problems when it rains. Things would be a lot easier if I wasn’t in a wheel chair but you have to work with what you got! For Dinner tonight It’s Pizza from Domino’s.

 

 

I had something planned out for my Dinner tonight but Mom and Dad had been wanting a Pizza for sometime now so Pizza it is, Domino’s Pizza. A few more calories and carbs than what I normally like to have for dinner but it had been quite a while since I had one and it sounded good for a Sunday Meal, and love the clean up afterwards! We ordered a Domino’s Hand Tossed Pizza Large with Cheese, Sauce, Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, and Black Olives, Green Olives. As always the Pizza arrived on time, hot and delicious! I had a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn. The Kitchen will reopen tomorrow!

 

 

 

 

Medium (12″) Hand Tossed Pizza
Whole: Cheese, Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Green Olives, Black Olives, Mushrooms, Robust Inspired Tomato Sauce. https://www.dominos.com/en/index.jsp

Diabetic Living’s Favorite Summer Recipes

June 14, 2017 at 5:16 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Just in time for Summer, from the Diabetic Living Online website its – Diabetic Living’s Favorite Summer Recipes. Start your Summer off right with these delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Recipes like; Asian-Style Brined Chicken Hindquarters with Sesame-Cilantro Pesto, Firehouse Enchiladas, and Three-Cheese Vegetable Pasta Toss. Find these and more all on the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Diabetic Living’s Favorite Summer Recipes

Enjoy our favorite summer recipes featuring no-cook dinners, grilled kabobs perfect for camp-outs, and low-calorie and low-carb versions of favorite meals such as Philly cheesesteak sandwiches. Plus, don’t miss yummy desserts loaded with in-season fruits.

 

 

 

Asian-Style Brined Chicken Hindquarters with Sesame-Cilantro Pesto

Give dinner a flavorful, low-carb twist. Bursting with coriander, chili-garlic paste, orange peel, ginger, and cilantro, this Asian-inspired chicken dish will become grilling favorite……..

 

 

Firehouse Enchiladas

Skip traditional enchilada recipes that can be loaded with calories, carbs, and fat. Opt for this slimmed-down version, which has only 363 calories for two enchiladas filled with lean beef and topped with Monterey Jack cheese…….

 

 

Three-Cheese Vegetable Pasta Toss

Have dinner ready in 20 minutes flat with this saucy pasta dish. Tender mushrooms and spinach give the cheesy entree a health upgrade; each serving has only 254 calories and 35 grams of carb…….

 

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Living’s Favorite Summer Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/popular/diabetic-livings-favorite-summer-recipes

Chicken Stir -Fry w/ Baby Carrots, Cut Green Beans, Water Chestnuts, Bean Sprouts…..

June 13, 2017 at 5:02 PM | Posted in chicken, stir-fry, vegetables | Leave a comment
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Tonight’s Menu: Chicken Stir -Fry w/ Baby Carrots, Cut Green Beans, Water Chestnuts, Bean Sprouts, and Mushrooms

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I toasted a couple of Eggo Waffles (Low Fat Nutrigrain) and had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I had ordered a Rotisserie Chicken from Kroger yesterday and after Lunch I went to pick up. Using as part of my Dinner tonight. Had a thunderstorm come through early this morning and then partly cloudy and 92 degrees out, and VERY humid. Don’t like this humidity at all. I seen the Wild Turkey again this morning in the back yard, second time I’ve seen them recently. We have the Turrkey, a couple of Deer, and assorted other critters running around. We also have somehow been adopted by a large yellow cat that now stays around the house outside. He sleeps a lot and that’s about it. For Dinner tonight its Chicken Stir -Fry w/ Baby Carrots, Cut Green Beans, Water Chestnuts, Bean Sprouts, and Mushrooms.

 

 

To make the Stir – Fry I’ll need; 1 Whole Rotisserie Chicken (Kroger Deli), 1 package Hakubaku Organic Japanese Wheat Noodles, 1 can Whole Baby Carrots (drained), 1 small can Del Monte Cut Green Beans (drained), Sliced Water Chestnuts (drained), 1 can of Bean Sprouts (drained), 1 can Stir-Fry Mushrooms (drained), Chow Mein Noodles, Kikkoman Less Sodium Soy Sauce, and Extra Light Olive Oil.

 

 

 

 

I went to Kroger earlier today and picked up a Whole Rotisserie Chicken. Pulled all the meat and this was my Chicken for the Stir-Fry. Next I grabbed a large nonstick skillet and sprayed it Pam Cooking Spray and added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heated the pan on medium heat. When heated I added my Pulled Chicken, Carrots, Green Beans, Water Chestnuts, Bean Sprouts, and Mushrooms. Stirred until mixed then added the Kikkoman Soy Sauce, you add this according to your taste. Stirred and heated everything until heated through. Removed it from the heat and covered it.

 

 

Next I boiled my Udon Noodles. I used a large pot and filled it 1/2 way with water. Heated the water to boiling and added my Noodles. Stirring, and cooked for 4 minutes. Drained them and added them to the Stir – Fry Skillet. Stirred until mixed and served! This hit the spot for Dinner! Topped a bowl of the Sir – Fry with some Chow Mein Noodles. Had a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink. For Dessert/Snack tonight a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn along with a Diet Trop A Rocka Snapple.

 

 

 

 

 

Kikkoman Less Sodium Soy Sauce
Kikkoman Less Sodium Soy Sauce is brewed exactly the same way as all-purpose Kikkoman Soy Sauce. However, after the fermentation process is completed, approximately 40% of the salt is removed. Although there is less sodium in Less Sodium Soy Sauce, all the flavor and quality characteristics remain because it is aged before extracting the salt. However, to maintain this full flavor, we recommend using it during the latter stage of cooking in braising sauces, soups and stews, vegetables or stir-frys.

Ingredients
WATER, WHEAT, SOYBEANS, SALT, LACTIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE; LESS THAN 1/10 OF 1% AS A PRESERVATIVE.

http://www.kikkomanusa.com/homecooks/products/products_hc_details.php?pf=10102

Banquet Homestyle Bakes – Pasta and Meatballs in Marinara Sauce w/ Baked French Bread

June 3, 2017 at 4:56 PM | Posted in Banquet Homestyle Bake | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Banquet Homestyle Bakes – Pasta and Meatballs in Marinara Sauce w/ Baked French Bread

 

 

 

For Breakfast I prepared a packet of Quaker Oats Butter Instant Grits along with a al fresco Apple Maple Chicken Sausage Breakfast Pattie and toasted a slice of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread (lightly buttered with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter). Also, as always, my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Outside another nice day, 86 degrees, mostly sunny, but a bit more humid. A high school friend that I’m still in contact with came over and helped me change the batteries in my Hoveround. Afterwards we went over to a new Wings and Rings that opened up for a late lunch. First time I had a Chicken Wing from Wings and Rings in 10 years or more, they were good! Back home did some cleaning outside got the leaf blower out and cleaned the deck and driveway areas. For Dinner tonight tried a new dish, I prepared a Banquet Homestyle Bakes – Pasta and Meatballs in Marinara Sauce w/ Baked French Bread.

 

 

I love these Banquet Homestyle Bakes and for Dinner tonight I’m trying the Banquet Homestyle Bakes – Pasta and Meatballs in Marinara Sauce. I’ve tried a couple of the Banquet Homestyle Bakes and both are family favorites, and now we have a third favorite, Pasta and Meatballs in Marinara Sauce. As it says, it’s a Complete Meal Kit. I added 1 1/4 cups of Water, a little Sea Salt for taste, 1 small can of Pennsylvania Dutchman Mushrooms Stems and Pieces (drained), Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese, and Sargento Shredded Mozzarella. To prepare it is very easy.

 

Ready for the oven…

To prepare it you can bake it in the oven or cook it in a skillet on the stove top. I’m baking mine. Start by preheating the oven to 425 degrees F. Stir together both cans of sauce, Mushrooms, and 1 1/4 cups water in 8″ x 8″ baking dish. Stir in the pasta until well coated. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes, until pasta is tender. Before you cover it with foil I always lightly spray the underside of the foil with Pam Cooking Spray, that way the Sauce won’t stick to it. When done carefully uncover. Let stand 5 minutes; sauce will thicken. When ready top it with the Grated Parm and Shredded Mozzarella and serve!

 

 

….and done!

Came out hot and delicious. Again nothing fancy, just a good and hearty Dinner. The Pasta and Meatballs are delicious and the added Mushrooms and Mozzarella top it off just right. As always the sauce is so good, I think the Banquet sauces that come in their Dinners is some of the best. I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. For Dessert later a Dole No sugar Added Diced Peaches Cup.

 

 

 

 

 

Banquet Home-style Bakes Pasta & Meatballs in Marinara Sauce

For Over 50 Years Banquet has been bringing American families a variety of good hearty food. And all Homestyle Bakes meals come complete with everything you need. So you can spend less time thinking about your meal and more time enjoying it.
ConAgra FoodsFood you love
* Contains five (5) 1-cup servings BANQUET Homestyle Bakes Pasta & Meatballs in Marinara Sauce
* Marinara Sauce flavored with Meatballs Made with Pork, Chicken, and Beef & Penne Pasta
* Complete meal kit – just add water
* 0 grams trans fat per serving
* Perfect to serve for dinner tonight
* Inspected for wholesomeness by U.S. Department of Agriculture

Directions:
Instructions: Inside This Box:2 cans Marinara Sauce flavored with Meatballs1 pouch Penne PastaAll You Need to Add:1 cups water.Oven preparation1 Preheat oven to 425 F. Stir together both cans of sauce and 1 cups water in 8 x 8 baking dish.2 Stir in pasta until well coated.3 Cover with foil. Bake 45-50 minutes, or until pasta is tender.4 Carefully Uncover. Stir until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes; sauce will thicken. Inside This Box:2 cans Marinara Sauce flavored with Meatballs pouch Penne Pasta All You Need to Add:1 cups water.Stove Top preparation1 Stir together both cans of sauce and 1 cups water in 10-inch skillet.2 Stir in pasta until well coated. Heat to boiling.3 Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 25 minutes, or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.4 Stir until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes; sauce will thicken.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size Package (207g) Makes 1 Cup Prepared
Servings Per Container5.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories290 Calories
Calories From Fat70 Calories
% Daily Value
Total Fat8.0 g12.0
Saturated Fat4.50 g23%
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5%
Sodium940 mg39%
Total Carbohydrate43.0 g14.0
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars7 g
Protein11.0 g

Bison Chopped Sirloin Steak w/ Sauteed Mushrooms and Baked Potato

June 1, 2017 at 4:57 PM | Posted in mushrooms, potatoes, SayersBrook Ranch | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Bison Chopped Sirloin Steak w/ Sauteed Mushrooms and Baked Potato

 

 

To start the morning off i toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and I reheated a 1/2 piece of a Cubed Steak (Beef). And I had a Breakfast Sandwich. Mom had prepared the Cubed Steak the night before and had one leftover. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I started a load of laundry for Mom and then it was on to house cleaning, vacuumed and dusted. Later on repotted a couple more of plants for Mom. Got the cart out and took a spin around the neighborhood. It’s 77 degrees and sunny, beautiful out today!For Dinner it was a Bison Chopped Sirloin Steak w/ Sauteed Mushrooms and Baked Potato.

 

For Dinner tonight it’s the always delicious SayersBrook Ranch Bison Chopped Sirloin Steak. I love this Chopped Steak. To start I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. To prepare it I’ll need McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, McCormick Crushed Rosemary, and McCormick Thyme Leaves (all seasoning to taste). I got the Cast Iron Skillet out to prepare it. I first sprayed it with a very light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and then added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. When the pan was heated I added the Chopped Steak. I cooked each side 2 minutes.Then finished it in the oven, at 400 degrees for 7 minutes. It cooked up beautifully, perfect medium rare! Had a nice little char on the outside and moist and juicy inside. These are so tender you could slice them with a spoon and have an excellent taste to them. Another very good item from SayersBrook Ranch!

 

 

 

I topped the Chopped Steak with some A-1 Sauce Thick/Hardy. Also cooked up some Sauteed Mushrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

For a side I prepared a Baked Potato. Seasoned that with the McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, and topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. For Dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chopped Bison Sirloin

SayersBrook Ranch Bison Chopped Sirloin Steak

If you like the flavor of the sirloin, love the Bison Burger but want to take it up a notch, then the Chopped Sirloin Steak is for you! 4 lbs (4 packages each with 2-8oz chopped sirloin steaks).
Great flavor of the sirloin but also extremely tender and juicy.

http://www.sayersbrook.com/bison-chopped-sirloin-steak-4-lbs/

Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes

May 25, 2017 at 4:52 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes. Start your day off with these delicious and diabetic friendly recipes. Recipes including; The Quick and Easy Omelet, Sugar-and-Spice Biscuits, and Mushroom Scrambled Eggs. Find them all at one of my favorite recipe sites, Diabetic Living Online. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes

Whether you crave a homemade muffin, a brunch dish for company, or crisp hash browns, you’ll find it in this collection of diabetic breakfast favorites, most with carb counts of 20 grams or less per serving.

 

 

The Quick and Easy Omelet

Fresh herbs, spinach, and a simple red pepper relish elevate the look, taste, and nutrients of a plain omelet. Like most egg dishes, the protein level is high (16 grams per serving) and the carb count is low (7 grams)…….

 
Sugar-and-Spice Biscuits

When you want to impress your guests and stay on track with your diet, give these biscuits a try. There’s enough cinnamon-sugar to satisfy any sweet tooth, yet each serving has just 18 grams of carb……

 
Mushroom Scrambled Eggs

With 11 grams of protein, this easy-fix breakfast is a great way to start your day. The nonstarchy veggies — mushrooms, green onions, and tomatoes — add flavor and color without contributing a lot of carbs……..

 
* Click the link below to get all the Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/breakfast/low-carb-breakfast-recipes

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Drunken Kidneys

May 24, 2017 at 4:51 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Drunken Kidneys. You’ll be using Wild Idea Buffalo Kidney to prepare the dish along with White Wine to get it to that Drunken Stage! A perfect hors d’oeuvre for your next gathering! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Kidneys all on the Wild Idea Buffalo website. http://wildideabuffalo.com/

 

 

Drunken Kidneys

Meat guru, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, inspired this recipe. In his rendition, he states that, “If you don’t like kidney, or you’re not quite sure, this recipe will convert you.” I fell in the “not quite sure category”, but I also believe it’s important to consume the whole animal, so thought I would give it a try. I was quickly converted. It is a delicious dish, and would make a terrific hors d’oeuvre for your next party.
Ingredients:
1 – Wild Idea Buffalo Kidney
1 – cup milk
2 – tablespoons olive oil
1 – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper
1 – cup mushrooms, chopped
2 – tablespoons cider vinegar
¼ – cup red current or plum jelly
1 – cup dry sherry
1 – cup white wine
2 – teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
¼ – teaspoon cayenne, *I added more
1 – tablespoon, Dijon mustard
1 – tablespoon cream or sour cream
fresh parsley & chives, chopped

 

Preparation:
1) Rinse kidney, pat dry, and cut into pieces. Place kidney in a bowl and cover with the milk. Soak for 2 to 24 hours. Drain the milk from the kidney and pat dry.

2) In a sauté pan over medium high heat, heat oil. Add the kidney and season with the salt and pepper. Sauté until browned, tossing or stirring occasionally.

3) Stir in the mushrooms and sauté for a couple more minutes.

4) Add the cider vinegar and then the jelly. Stir to incorporate.

5) Add the sherry, wine, Worcestershire, cayenne, and Dijon. Stir to incorporate. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for about 30minutes.

6) Remove lid and stir in cream. Season to taste, garnish with fresh herbs, and serve with toast points

http://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/54673217-drunken-kidneys

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