Diabetic Side Dish of the Week – Orange Endive Salad

June 28, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Side Dish of the Week | 1 Comment
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This week’s Diabetic Side Dish of the Week is a Orange Endive Salad. A low carb side that’s bursting with flavor, Orange Endive Salad. To make this Salad you’ll be needing Garlic, Endive, Navel Orange, Red Onion, Rosemary, Orange Juice, Red Wine Vinegar, Grainy Mustard, and Olive Oil. Enjoy! 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/

Orange Endive Salad
Bursting with the juicy flavor of navel oranges, this low-carb salad will satisfy your taste buds without doing a number on your blood sugar! Topped with a quick and easy homemade dressing, you have full control over what goes into this dish.

Ingredients
Preparation time: 20 minutes

1 garlic clove, cut in half
1 head curly endive, washed, dried, and torn into pieces
3 small heads Belgian endive, washed, dried, and sliced into 1/2-inch-wide strips
1 navel orange, peeled and sectioned, with each section cut into 3 pieces
1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried
3 tablespoons orange juice
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons grainy mustard
2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions
Yield: about 8 cups
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Rub the inside of a salad bowl with the cut surfaces of the garlic clove. Discard garlic. Place all greens in the bowl. Add orange pieces, onion, and rosemary. In small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, and mustard. Add the oil while continuing to whisk to create an emulsified mixture. Pour dressing over salad, toss, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 72 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 51 mg, Fiber: 5 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/orange-endive-salad/

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs

March 31, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs. I’ve got one fantastic side dish for this week’s recipe, Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs. Made using Bulgur, Asparagus, Frozen Peas, Italian Parsley, Mint, Lemon Juice, Orange Juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Salt and Pepper. 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/

Bulgur with Asparagus and Spring Herbs
Bulgur is a whole grain that’s high in fiber and protein. It’s also a good source of iron, magnesium, and B vitamins…

Ingredients
2/3 cup uncooked bulgur
2 cups sliced asparagus (1-inch pieces)
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
2/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Prepare bulgur according to package directions, omitting any salt or fat. Drain well.

2 – Steam asparagus in steamer basket over boiling water 3 to 4 minutes or until bright green and crisp-tender. Cool under cold running water, drain well, and blot with paper towels.

3 – Combine bulgur, asparagus, peas, parsley, and mint in large bowl. Whisk lemon juice, orange juice, oil, salt, and pepper in small bowl. Pour over bulgur mixture; toss gently.

Note: Bulgur is a whole grain that’s high in fiber and protein. It’s also a good source of iron, magnesium, and B vitamins.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 148 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 98 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/bulgur-with-asparagus-and-spring-herbs/

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Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe – Fresno Pork Roast

February 9, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe | 4 Comments
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This week’s Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe is a Fresno Pork Roast. For this week’s dish you’ll be needing; a Pork Boneless Loin Roast, Sugar, Cornstarch, Canned Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Salt, Cloves, Lemon Juice, and Fresh Strawberries. Served with Asparagus and New Potatoes. 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 recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Fresno Pork Roast
This roast is a perfect foil for springtime flavors. Serve with steamed fresh asparagus and roasted new potatoes.

Recipe Ingredients:
3 pound boneless loin roast
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
6 ounces canned pineapple juice
6 ounces orange juice
Dash of salt
Dash of ground cloves
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place roast in a shallow roasting pan. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 60 to 90 minutes, until meat thermometer inserted registers 155°F to 160°F (approximately 65°C to 70°C). Remove roast from oven, let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
2 – Meanwhile, combine sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Stir in pineapple and orange juices and cook, stirring, over medium heat, until mixture bubbles and thickens. Remove from heat and stir in salt, cloves and lemon juice.
3 – Serve roast with sauce, and garnish with strawberries.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 190 calories Protein 26 grams Fat 6 grams Sodium 70 milligrams Cholesterol 66 milligrams.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/pork/fresno_pork_roast_recipe.html

Wild Rice Salad with Pecans and Preserved Fruits

January 19, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, rice | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a recipe for a Wild Rice Salad with Pecans and Preserved Fruits. It’s made using 2 different types of Rice, Wild Rice and Brown Rice. Some other ingredients you’ll be needing are Orange Juice, Shallots, Georgia Pecan Halves, Cranberries, Apricots, and Spices. You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, and Cuisines so be sure to check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Wild Rice Salad with Pecans and Preserved Fruits
Recipe Ingredients:
3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 large lemon, juiced (about 1/3 cup)
1/8 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil – divided use
1 shallot, minced
2/3 cup Georgia pecan halves, cut in half lengthwise
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup dried apricots, diced
1/4 cup currants
2 1/2 cups cooked wild rice
2 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
6 green onions, trimmed and thinly sliced
Kosher salt
White pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place orange juice and sugar in a small pot over medium-high heat and reduce in volume by half. Cool completely. Add lemon juice and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Set aside.
2 – In large skillet, heat 1/8 cup olive oil and sauté shallots until slightly tender; add pecans and toast in the pan for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat. Add tarragon and all of the dried fruits. Cook slowly for another 5 minutes or so. Season to taste with Salt and ground black pepper. Chill this mixture, about 1 hour
3 – Once all components are cold, mix rice, fruit mixture, green onions, and dressing. Season to taste with kosher salt and white pepper.
Makes 8 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/salad/wild_rice_salad_with_pecans_and_preserved_fruits_recipe.html

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Grilled Whole Chicken with Starfruit Cranberry Sauce

December 1, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is a Grilled Whole Chicken with Starfruit Cranberry Sauce. The Grilled Chicken and Starfruit Cranberry Sauce recipes are both included. The Recipe comes from one of my favorite sites the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes so be sure to check it out! Enjoy and Make 2019 aHealthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Grilled Whole Chicken with Starfruit Cranberry Sauce

Recipe Ingredients:
8 cloves garlic, peeled
1 red onion, peeled and chopped
1 jalapeño pepper seeded
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 cup orange juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 whole chicken, about 4 pounds
1 orange, quartered
1 white onion, peeled and quartered

Starfruit Cranberry Sauce:
1 1/4 cups orange juice
1 cup granulated sugar
2 ripe starfruit, diced
1 package cranberries (12 ounces), rinsed
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

Cooking Directions:
1 – In food processor or blender, place garlic cloves, red onion, jalapeño pepper, parsley, cilantro, salt, cumin, oregano, orange juice and vegetable oil. Purée thoroughly. Set marinade aside.
Rinse chicken and pat dry.
2 – Gently insert fingers under skin, loosening as much as possible without puncturing over breast, thighs and drumsticks. Place chicken in plastic oven roasting bag. Rub marinade into meat beneath the loosened skin and into body and neck cavities.
3 – Place quartered orange and quartered onion pieces inside body cavity. Pour any remaining marinade over chicken and close bag tightly. Refrigerate overnight. Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry.
4 – Grill chicken over charcoal (or gas – medium heat) medium-hot coals until skin is deep golden brown and meat is cooked through, about 1 hour and 40 minutes (or about 25 minutes per pound.) Internal temperature should reach 180°F (85°C) when done, measured in the deepest part of the thigh, not touching the bone. (Or, roast chicken in the oven for 90 minutes at 375°F / 190°C)
5 – While chicken cooks, prepare Starfruit Cranberry Sauce by combining orange juice and sugar in heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring. Reduce heat to simmer; cook 5 minutes. Stir in starfruit, cranberries and ginger. Simmer, stirring, until berries pop, about 8 minutes. Set aside to cool. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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

Diabetic Dish of the Week – SALMON WITH PEANUT BUTTER SAUCE

September 24, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – SALMON WITH PEANUT BUTTER SAUCE. One of my favorite cuts of Fish Salmon! To make this recipe you’ll need; Salmon Fillets, Olive Oil, Peanut Butter, Chili Garlic Sauce, Orange Juice, and Salt and Pepper. You can find this recipe along with all the other Diabetic Friendly Recipes at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You’ll find and endless supply of Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipes at the site. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SALMON WITH PEANUT BUTTER SAUCE

Recipe Yield: 4

Ingredients

1 pound salmon
1 teaspoon olive oil
freshly ground pepper, to taste
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
1/4 cup 100 percent orange juice

Directions

1 – Heat oven to 400F and line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
2 – Place salmon on baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and season with pepper, to taste.
3 – Bake salmon 15-20 minutes until cooked through.
4 – In small sauce pot over medium-low heat, whisk together peanut butter, chili garlic sauce and orange juice, and cook until warm.
5 – To serve, pour peanut butter sauce over salmon.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 334
Fat: 23 grams
Saturated Fat: 5 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 173 milligrams
Cholesterol: 50 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
Sugars: 3 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/salmon-with-peanut-butter-sauce

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Cuban-Style Chicken

June 2, 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 a recipe for Cuban-Style Chicken. You’ll be using Chicken Drumsticks that will be in a Seasoned Citrus Sauce. Chicken Dinner with a Cuban flair! You cam find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please everyone! Check it out today. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Cuban-Style Chicken
A flavorful and economical dish made with chicken drumsticks simmered in a perfectly seasoned citrus sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 small onion, quartered
5 cloves garlic
3 MAGGI Cumin Flavor Seasoning Cubes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil – divided use
10 chicken drumsticks
Hot, cooked rice
Chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Cooking Directions:
1 – Place onion, garlic, seasoning cubes, oregano, orange juice, lemon juice and 1/4 cup oil in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
2 – Combine chicken and sauce in plastic bag; close bag and marinate in refrigerator for about 4 hours. Remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade.
3 – Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken, turning frequently, for 5 minutes or until golden. Add reserved marinade. Cook, stirring frequently, until it reaches a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce has thickened. Serve with rice; sprinkle with cilantro.

Makes 5 (2 drumstick) servings.

https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/cuban-style_chicken_recipe.html

Cranberry Orange Relish

November 16, 2018 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I’m passing along a perfect side dish for you Thanksgiving Dinner, Cranberry Orange Relish. Made with Cranberries, Sugar, Fresh Orange Juice, Ginger Root, Orange Zest, and Fresh Mint Leaves. The recipe comes from the Jennie – O Turkey website. This is just one of many side dish recipes that you can find at the Jennie – O site. So Enjoy and and Make the SWITCH in 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

Cranberry Orange Relish
This is a Gluten Free Recipe
Put an original spin on a Thanksgiving favorite with Cranberry Orange Relish! It adds a citrusy, minty touch to a classic cranberry recipe. This zesty relish will heighten the flavor of all your Thanksgiving dishes!

INGREDIENTS
1 (12-ounce) package fresh or frozen, thawed cranberries
½ cup sugar
¼ cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon minced gingerroot
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
¼ cup fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped

DIRECTIONS
In medium saucepan combine cranberries, sugar, orange juice, gingerroot and orange zest. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Let stand 5 minutes.
Stir in mint leaves. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 100
Protein 1g
Carbohydrates 27g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 20g
Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Saturated Fat 0g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1186-cranberry-orange-relish

Diabetes-Friendly Party Drink Recipes

August 8, 2018 at 5:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetes-Friendly Party Drink Recipes. Healthy and Diabetes-Friendly Party Drink Recipes like; Citrus Cider, Sangria-Style Cooler, and Mock Margarita. Find these thirst quenching recipes and much more all at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

Diabetes-Friendly Party Drink Recipes
Festive drinks are a necessity when hosting a party, and now you can quench your thirst without relying on high-calorie cocktails. Whether you’re looking for alcoholic mixed drinks or nonalcoholic mocktails, our collection of favorite healthy party drink recipes serve at least six people.

Citrus Cider
Break out the slow cooker to make this easy nonalcoholic party drink. Tart orange juice and lemon juice give the cider zest, while warm spices sweeten it without adding calories and carbs…………

Sangria-Style Cooler
This nonalcoholic sangria recipe features grape juice, ginger ale, and fresh fruit for a refreshing and low-calorie party drink that serves 10…………

Mock Margarita
In our nonalcoholic variation of the traditional Mexican party drink, we replaced tequila with unsweetened grapefruit juice and triple sec with orange juice. Enjoy this healthy mocktail for only 58 calories and 15 grams of carb……….

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetes-Friendly Party Drink Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/drink/diabetes-friendly-party-drink-recipes

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

May 13, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Orange you glad…………

Frozen, concentrated juice is almost always less expensive per glass than juice you buy in a bottle. Find a brand that says 100% juice and mix with a pitcher of water for savings on your grocery bill.

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