Cheesy Soft Pretzel Twists

February 13, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | 1 Comment
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I have a recipe for some Cheesy Soft Pretzel Twists. To make these Soft Pretzels you’ll be needing Cooking Spray, Reduced-Fat Finely Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Garlic Powder, Oregano, Dry Yeast Hot Roll Mix, All Purpose Flour, Egg Whites, Water, Salt, and Poppy Seeds. The Pretzels are 139 calories and 21 net carbs per serving. 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/

Cheesy Soft Pretzel Twists
Ingredients
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Baking time: 14–16 minutes per pan

Cooking spray
1 cup (4 ounces) reduced-fat finely shredded Cheddar cheese
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 package (16 ounces) dry yeast hot roll mix, plus ingredients to prepare
All-purpose flour (to prevent sticking)
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons poppy seeds

Directions
Yield: 16 pretzels
Serving size: 1 pretzel

1 – Preheat oven to 375ºF. Coat two baking sheets with cooking spray and set aside. In a small bowl, mix together cheese, garlic powder, and oregano; set aside.

2 – Prepare hot roll mix dough according to package directions (the dough does not need to rise). On a clean, floured surface using clean, floured hands, divide the dough into four equal portions (a sharp knife or pizza cutter works well to cut dough). Shape each portion into a ball. Take one dough ball at a time and divide it into four equal pieces (for a total of 16 pieces). Roll each piece into an 8-inch rope. On a floured surface, pat each rope out until it’s 1 1/2 inches wide. Sprinkle each lightly with cheese mixture. Fold each rope over lengthwise and pat to seal. (You now have sixteen 8-inch dough ropes stuffed with cheese.) Place dough ropes on baking sheets and twist into pretzel shape (pretzels do not need to rise).

3 – In a small bowl, whisk together egg white and water until frothy. Brush pretzels well with egg white mixture (this helps the pretzels brown during baking), sprinkle with salt, then poppy seeds.

4 – Bake for 14–16 minutes, or until golden brown (watch closely during last few minutes of baking). Transfer to a cooling rack.

* Store leftovers in an airtight container or a zip-top bag in the refrigerator. Warm slightly before eating (a toaster oven works nicely to restore outer crispness to pretzels).

TIP: Try warm pizza sauce for dipping.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 139 calories, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 297 mg, Fiber: <1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/cheesy-soft-pretzel-twists/

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Kitchen Closed – Penn Station

January 10, 2021 at 6:57 PM | Posted in Penn Station | 6 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Penn Station Subs

 

 

To start this day off I Scrambled a couple of Eggs. I topped them with a sprinkle of Sargento Off the Block 4 State Cheddar Cheese and some Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Served on a toasted Thomas English Muffin and also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. A high of 41 degrees and partly sunny. Did a load of laundry after Breakfast. Did a few chores around the house. After that I caught up some shows I had recorded. Not a lot to do. I decided to shut down the Kitchen for Dinner, Penn Station tonight!

 

 

We really enjoy Penn Station Subs! I ordered a couple of Subs for us. Mom had the Reuben Footlong with Fresh Cut Fries and I had the Dagwood on Multi Grain Bun with Turkey, Salami, Ham, and American Cheese. We’ll make this a regular stop, these are so Delicious! Mom’s Fresh Cut Fries were good too! Great Job as always Penn Station! For Dessert later aJello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello. Take Care and Stay Safe All!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penn Station
Enjoy The Grill Thing.

Penn Station has developed a unique product line that demonstrates, in full customer view, the true quality of our products. Our menu features an array of mouth watering grilled submarine sandwiches, fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade. All sandwiches are prepared fresh in full view of the customer using delicious hearth-baked bread, USDA steak and the finest meats, cheeses and vegetables. The potatoes are hand selected, fresh-cut and flash-fried in cholesterol-free peanut oil. The lemonade is made from scratch every day using hand-squeezed lemons.

Our franchisees and their crew are happy to serve you and ensure your dining experience meets our high standards for the quality that produces the finest grilled subs and fresh-cut fries around. Come visit a Penn Station® to see why “It’s all about good taste”.

Dagwood
Cold, Grilled, Wrap or Salad
Your choice of meats, cheese, toppings and condiments.
MEATS: Smoked ham, hard salami, pepperoni, oven-roasted turkey, slow-roasted corned beef.
CHEESES: Provolone, Swiss, American.
TOPPINGS: Lettuce, Roma tomatoes, red onions, peppers, pickles.
CONDIMENTS: Spicy brown mustard, honey mustard, mayo, olive oil & red wine vinegar, salt & pepper, oregano.

Reuben
Grilled, Cold, Wrap or Salad
Slow-roasted corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss
YOUR CHOICE: Thousand Island dressing
https://www.penn-station.com/index.php

Kitchen Closed – Penn Station

December 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM | Posted in Penn Station | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Penn Station Subs

 

 

To start this day off I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. A high of 36 degrees and snow showers to start the day. The temps dropped through out the day to the 20’s with a wind chill in the teens. Good day to stay in and prep for Christmas Dinner. While Mom was doing that I cleaned the house, dusted and vacuumed. Later I made some Seafood Dip and BBQ Cocktail Sausages. Something for us to snack on the next few days. Later on I baked 14 mini loaves of 3 different kinds of Quick Bread. I then took them as gifts to many of my neighbors. I love doing stuff like this! So with everything going on I decided to shut down the Kitchen for Dinner, Penn Station tonight!

 

 

We really enjoy Penn Station Subs! I ordered a couple of Subs for us. Mom had the Reuben Footlong with Fresh Cut Fries and I had the Dagwood on Multi Grain Bun with Turkey, Salami, Ham, and American Cheese. We’ll make this a regular stop, these are so Delicious! Mom’s Fresh Cut Fries were good too! Great Job Penn Station! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding. Stay Safe and Take Care all, also Merry Christmas and a hopefully better 2021!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Penn Station
Enjoy The Grill Thing.

Penn Station has developed a unique product line that demonstrates, in full customer view, the true quality of our products. Our menu features an array of mouth watering grilled submarine sandwiches, fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade. All sandwiches are prepared fresh in full view of the customer using delicious hearth-baked bread, USDA steak and the finest meats, cheeses and vegetables. The potatoes are hand selected, fresh-cut and flash-fried in cholesterol-free peanut oil. The lemonade is made from scratch every day using hand-squeezed lemons.

Our franchisees and their crew are happy to serve you and ensure your dining experience meets our high standards for the quality that produces the finest grilled subs and fresh-cut fries around. Come visit a Penn Station® to see why “It’s all about good taste”.

Dagwood
Cold, Grilled, Wrap or Salad
Your choice of meats, cheese, toppings and condiments.
MEATS: Smoked ham, hard salami, pepperoni, oven-roasted turkey, slow-roasted corned beef.
CHEESES: Provolone, Swiss, American.
TOPPINGS: Lettuce, Roma tomatoes, red onions, peppers, pickles.
CONDIMENTS: Spicy brown mustard, honey mustard, mayo, olive oil & red wine vinegar, salt & pepper, oregano.

Reuben
Grilled, Cold, Wrap or Salad
Slow-roasted corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss
YOUR CHOICE: Thousand Island dressing
https://www.penn-station.com/index.php

Kitchen Closed – Penn Station

December 11, 2020 at 7:36 PM | Posted in Penn Station | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Penn Station Subs

 

To start this day off I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 63 degrees and partly sunny out, not bad weather for December 11th! After Lunch I delivered some of Mom’s Fudge and Buckeyes to my a couple of cousins and to a friend of mine. Back home I cleaned the Kitchen. Then nothing, I was a slug! Enjoyed it too! Plus the Kitchen is Closed, Penn Station tonight!

 

 

We had ordered Penn Station Subs a while back and enjoyed them so much we are having them again! I ordered a couple of Subs for us. Mom had the Reuben Footlong with Fresh Cut Fries and I had the Dagwood on Multi Grain Bun with Turkey, Salami, Ham, and American Cheese. We’ll make this a regular stop, these are so Delicious! Mom’s Fresh Cut Fries were good too! Great Job Penn Station!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penn Station
Our Product
Enjoy The Grill Thing.
Penn Station has developed a unique product line that demonstrates, in full customer view, the true quality of our products. Our menu features an array of mouth watering grilled submarine sandwiches, fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade. All sandwiches are prepared fresh in full view of the customer using delicious hearth-baked bread, USDA steak and the finest meats, cheeses and vegetables. The potatoes are hand selected, fresh-cut and flash-fried in cholesterol-free peanut oil. The lemonade is made from scratch every day using hand-squeezed lemons.

Our franchisees and their crew are happy to serve you and ensure your dining experience meets our high standards for the quality that produces the finest grilled subs and fresh-cut fries around. Come visit a Penn Station® to see why “It’s all about good taste”.

Dagwood
Cold, Grilled, Wrap or Salad
Your choice of meats, cheese, toppings and condiments.
MEATS: Smoked ham, hard salami, pepperoni, oven-roasted turkey, slow-roasted corned beef.
CHEESES: Provolone, Swiss, American.
TOPPINGS: Lettuce, Roma tomatoes, red onions, peppers, pickles.
CONDIMENTS: Spicy brown mustard, honey mustard, mayo, olive oil & red wine vinegar, salt & pepper, oregano.

Reuben
Grilled, Cold, Wrap or Salad
Slow-roasted corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss
YOUR CHOICE: Thousand Island dressing
https://www.penn-station.com/index.php

Kitchen Closed – Penn Station

November 28, 2020 at 7:07 PM | Posted in Food | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Penn Station Subs

 

 

I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea to start the morning. Only 35 degrees out there this morning. We had a high of 47 degrees and sunny for the afternoon. Went to Meijer after my Tea about 7:00 this morning. I wanted to get there early, get what I needed and get out before it got crowded. With this Virus running wild it’s best to go early before a lot of people get there. I have 3 friends, 1 cousin, and Aunt and an Uncle all with the Virus. So I just stay in with my Mom. She’s 92 so I really can’t get out much and take a chance of passing something along to her. But she is in excellent health so that’s a plus for her. Anyway did some work around the house and watched some College Football. Kitchen Closed Again, Penn Station tonight!

 

 

I ordered a couple of Subs for us. Mom had the Reuben Footlong with Fresh Cut Fries and I had the Dagwood on Multi Grain Bun with Turkey, Salami, Ham, and American Cheese. First time in a very long time we had Penn Station. We’ll have to go back more often, they were Delicious! Mom’s Fresh Cut Fries were good too! Great Job Penn Station!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penn Station


OUR PRODUCT
Enjoy The Grill Thing.
Penn Station has developed a unique product line that demonstrates, in full customer view, the true quality of our products. Our menu features an array of mouth watering grilled submarine sandwiches, fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade. All sandwiches are prepared fresh in full view of the customer using delicious hearth-baked bread, USDA steak and the finest meats, cheeses and vegetables. The potatoes are hand selected, fresh-cut and flash-fried in cholesterol-free peanut oil. The lemonade is made from scratch every day using hand-squeezed lemons.

Our franchisees and their crew are happy to serve you and ensure your dining experience meets our high standards for the quality that produces the finest grilled subs and fresh-cut fries around. Come visit a Penn Station® to see why “It’s all about good taste”.

Dagwood
Cold, Grilled, Wrap or Salad
Your choice of meats, cheese, toppings and condiments.
MEATS: Smoked ham, hard salami, pepperoni, oven-roasted turkey, slow-roasted corned beef.
CHEESES: Provolone, Swiss, American.
TOPPINGS: Lettuce, Roma tomatoes, red onions, peppers, pickles.
CONDIMENTS: Spicy brown mustard, honey mustard, mayo, olive oil & red wine vinegar, salt & pepper, oregano.

Reuben
Grilled, Cold, Wrap or Salad
Slow-roasted corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss
YOUR CHOICE: Thousand Island dressing
https://www.penn-station.com/index.php

CRANBERRY SHRIMP CEVICHE APPETIZER

November 26, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Appetizers, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a CRANBERRY SHRIMP CEVICHE APPETIZER to pass along. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Iodized Salt, Medium Shrimp, Cranberries, Red Onion, Parsley, Jalapeno, Lemon Juice Lime Juice, Ground Black Pepper, Oregano, Tortilla Chips, and Lime Wedges. The Ceviche is 103 calories and 12 net 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/

CRANBERRY SHRIMP CEVICHE APPETIZER
Serve something different this holiday season that pairs cranberries with shrimp. You can make it look dazzling by using martini glasses (or some other stemmed glassware), but you really can use any type of cup or plate. Great for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years parties.

Recipe Yield: 16

Ingredients

1-1/2 teaspoons iodized salt, divided
16 ounces medium raw shrimp, thawed
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 red onion, roughly chopped
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1/2 jalapeno, roughly chopped
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper or ground black pepper
1 teaspoon oregano
16 ounces tortilla chips
2 limes cut into wedges

Directions

1 – Bring medium pot of water to a boil. Season with 1 teaspoon salt.
2 – Add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes. Immediately plunge cooked shrimp into ice water bath. Peel shrimp and place in flat dish.
3 – In food processor, combine cranberries, red onion, parsley and jalapeno. Pulse until finely chopped.
4 – Add cranberry mixture to shrimp.
5 – Add lemon juice, lime juice, remaining salt, crushed red pepper and oregano. Stir to combine ingredients thoroughly.
6 – Refrigerate for 1 hour.
7 -To assemble, spoon ceviche, about 4 to 5 shrimp each, into small clear cups or glasses.
8 – Garnish with tortilla chips and lime wedges.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 103
Fat: 1.4 grams
Saturated Fat: 0.3 grams
Fiber: 2.3 grams
Sodium: 231 milligrams
Cholesterol: 60 milligrams
Protein: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 14 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/cranberry-shrimp-ceviche-appetizerSugars: 0.8 grams

Diabetic Dish of the Week – ROTINI WITH GROUND BEEF AND SPINACH

November 3, 2020 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 Rotini with Ground Beef and Spinach. The Dish is made using Dreamfields Rotini, Olive Oil, Onion, Garlic, Ground Beef, No Salt Tomato Sauce, Oregano, Spinach Leaves, Basil, Red Pepper Flakes, Salt, and Shredded Parmesan Cheese. 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/

ROTINI WITH GROUND BEEF AND SPINACH
A 10-ounce package of frozen chopped spinach thawed and well-drained can be substituted for fresh spinach. Recipe for Rotini with Ground Beef and Spinach from our Main Courses recipe section.

Ingredients

1 box Dreamfields Rotini, Penne Rigate or Elbows
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
3 large cloves garlic, minced
1 pound (90%) lean ground beef
1 can (8 ounces) no salt added tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 package (10 ounces) spinach leaves, shredded
1/4 cup shredded fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Salt (optional)
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

1 – Cook pasta according to package directions.
2 – Meanwhile, heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beef; cook until no longer pink, stirring and breaking beef into pieces.
3 – Stir in tomato sauce and oregano. Continue cooking 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add spinach, basil and red pepper flakes; continue cooking 3 minutes. Season with salt, if desired.
4 – Drain pasta. Add to skillet; toss with beef mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
NOTES:
A 10-ounce package of frozen chopped spinach thawed and well-drained can be substituted for fresh spinach.
Recipe Yield: Makes 6 main dish servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 401
Calories from fat: 54
Fat: 11 grams
Saturated Fat: 4 grams
Fiber: 8 grams
Sodium: 178 milligrams
Cholesterol: 49 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/rotini-with-ground-beef-and-spinach

Appetizer of the Week – Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce

October 24, 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 Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce. To prepare the Nuggets you’ll be needing Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, All Purpose Flour, Salt, Pepper, Reduced Fat Baked Cheese Crackers, Oregano, Egg White, Water, BBQ Sauce, and Sugar Free Peach Fruit Spread. 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/

Chicken Nuggets with Barbecue Dipping Sauce
This recipe is sure to score a touchdown with your game-day crew. The key to these yummy chicken nuggets is the breading, which contains reduced-fat baked cheese crackers. Whip up this simple recipe during pregame to whet everyone’s appetite. The dipping sauce uses an unexpected ingredient to deliver its lip-smacking flavor.

Ingredients
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash black pepper
2 cups crushed reduced-fat baked cheese crackers
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added peach or apricot fruit spread

Directions
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 5 nuggets with about 2 teaspoons sauce

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut chicken into 40 (1-inch) pieces.

2 – Place flour, salt, and pepper in large resealable food storage bag. Combine cracker crumbs and oregano in shallow bowl. Whisk together egg white and water in small bowl.

3 – Place 6 to 8 chicken pieces in bag with flour mixture; seal bag. Shake until chicken is well coated. Remove chicken from bag; shake off excess flour. Coat all sides of chicken pieces with egg white mixture. Roll in crumb mixture. Place in shallow baking pan. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown.

4 – Meanwhile, combine barbecue sauce and jam in small saucepan; cook and stir over low heat until heated through. Serve chicken nuggets with dipping sauce.

Note: To freeze chicken nuggets, cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Wrap chicken in plastic wrap, making packages of 5 nuggets each. Place packages in freezer container or plastic freezer bag. Freeze.

Note: To reheat nuggets, preheat oven to 325°F. Bake nuggets on ungreased baking sheet 13 to 15 minutes or until heated through or microwave 4 to 5 nuggets on microwavable plate at DEFROST (30%) 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes or until heated through, turning once.

Note: For each serving, stir together about 1 1/2 teaspoons barbecue sauce and 1/2 teaspoon jam in small microwavable dish. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or until hot.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 167 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 61 mg, Sodium: 313 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snacks-appetizers/chicken-nuggets-barbecue-dipping-sauce/

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Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Summer Vegetables

September 1, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, pasta | Leave a comment
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I have another Delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipe to pass along, Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Summer Vegetables. To make this dish you’ll be needing Whole-Grain Pasta, Olive Oil, Garlic, Broccoli, Zucchini, Bell Peppers, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Oregano, and Feta Cheese. 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/

Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Summer Vegetables
Transport yourself to Italy with this high-fiber, Mediterranean-style dish! Taking only about 20 minutes to prepare, it packs a dense nutritional punch with its combination of whole-grain pasta, broccoli, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, oregano, and feta cheese. So tuck in a napkin and mangia!

Ingredients
6 ounces uncooked whole wheat penne pasta (about 2 cups)
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups chopped fresh broccoli
1 medium zucchini, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups)
1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
8 ounces (about 1 1/2 cups) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
3 ounces (about 1 cup) mushrooms, sliced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 3/4 cups

1 – Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any salt or fat. Drain and keep warm.

2 – Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, broccoli, zucchini and bell pepper. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until vegetables just begin to soften.

3 – Add tomatoes, mushrooms, and oregano; mix well. Reduce heat to medium and cook and stir about 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender and tomatoes release their juices.

4 – Mix vegetables with pasta. Toss in feta cheese.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 264 calories, Carbohydrates: 41 g, Protein: 15 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 8 mg, Sodium: 374 mg, Fiber: 7 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/whole-wheat-penne-pasta-with-summer-vegetables/

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It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Chili Blanco

July 4, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | 1 Comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday Recipe is a Chili Blanco. Made using Vegetable Oil, Chicken Breast Halves, Onion, Great Northern White Beans, Ortega Diced Green Chilies, Chicken Broth, Jalapeños, Ground Cumin, Oregano, Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese, and Sour Cream. 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/

Chili Blanco
Chili blanco, or white chili, is light in color, but heavy on flavor. Made with chicken, beans and lots of herbs and spices. Crank up the heat by adding more jalapeño.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, chopped
1 1/4 cups chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans great Northern white beans, drained (3 1/2 cups)
1 (7-ounce) can ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles (1 cup)
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 to 2 tablespoons diced jalapeños
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup sour cream

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes.
2 – Stir in beans, chiles, broth, jalapeños, cumin and oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in cheese and sour cream. Cook just until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/chili_blanco_recipe.html

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A Party in My Pantry

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