Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Turkey

October 13, 2017 at 5:26 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Passing along another Jennie – O Turkey Recipe, Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Turkey. This one uses JENNIE-O® All Natural Turkey Breast Tenderloin. Then it’s prepared in a Slow Cooker, how easy is that! You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Turkey

INGREDIENTS

4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
¼ cup SKIPPY® peanut butter
¼ cup HOUSE OF TSANG® ginger-flavored soy sauce
1 (24-ounce) package JENNIE-O® All Natural Turkey Breast Tenderloin, cut into pieces
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon grated lime rind
6 cups, zucchini noodles, cooked
garnish: chopped, roasted peanuts and green onion, if desired

DIRECTIONS

1) In slow cooker, whisk together garlic, ginger, peanut butter and soy sauce. Add turkey breast tenderloin pieces. Cover and cook on HIGH 1:45 hours or LOW 2:25 hours. Always cook turkey to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Stir in cilantro and lime rind.
2) Serve over zucchini noodles. Garnish with peanuts and green onion, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 200
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 9g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Fat 7g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 800mg
Saturated Fat 2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1208-slow-cooker-thai-peanut-turkey

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It’s Nuts I tell you………….SOUTHERN HEAT MIX

October 5, 2017 at 5:26 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its Southern Heat Mix. A combination of kicked up peanuts, pepitas, toasted corn kernels, flavored sesame sticks and Cajun corn sticks. Perfect appetizer for your next party or as a snack watching TV. This is just one of many snacks that you can purchase at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/). Besides a great assortment of delicious and healthy snacks you choose from items like; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, and GIFTS. Most items can be purchased in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details. On to more about the Southern Heat Mix. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

 

SOUTHERN HEAT MIX
Brace yourself for the scorch of our Southern Heat Mix. This delicious blend of peanuts, pepitas, toasted corn kernels, flavored sesame sticks and Cajun corn sticks is great with a cold drink. Spicy, crunchy Southern Heat Mix is ideal for parties or for just snacking around for the bold, adventurous eater.

Ingredients
Peanuts (peanut oil), Cajun Sesame Sticks (Unbleached wheat flour (contains malted barley flour as a natural enzyme additive), soybean oil,sesame seeds, bulgur wheat, cajun seasoning(salt, spices dehydrated onion, torula yeast, green bell pepper, dehydrated garlic, cocoa powder (treated with alkali), oleoresI paprika (color) salt, beet powder (color), turmeric (color)) Cajun Corn Sticks (Yellow Corn Masa, Soybean Oil, Cajun Seasoning (maltodextrin, salt, spices and herbs, onion powder, tomato powder, garlic powder, natural flavoring, green pepper powder, cornstarch – modified)), Corn Nuts (Corn, corn oil, salt), pepitas, cayenne pepper. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 30g (~1.1 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 125
Calories from Fat 30
%DV
Total Fat 3.5g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1%
Iron 3%

Storage
Store under refrigeration for up to 6 months.
https://nuts.com/snacks/trail-mix/southern-heat-mix.html

 

Order securely online or call us:
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Diabetic Dish of the Week – CHICKEN PAD THAI

October 3, 2017 at 5:04 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Diabetic Recipe of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – CHICKEN PAD THAI. The recipe comes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. Check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

CHICKEN PAD THAI
Peanuts are a low glycemic index food. Their slow digestion causes sugar to gradually be released into the blood, which can have positive effects on blood sugar control.

Substituting plant-based proteins like peanuts for animal proteins and low-quality carbohydrates can reduce diabetes risk by up to 21-percent.

This recipe is also a good source of Vitamin A (109%), Vitamin C (47%), iron (10%) and calcium (7%).

Ingredients

1 pound chicken breast
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1/4 cup water
1 medium zucchini, spiralized (about 1 cup)
2 medium carrots, spiralized (about 1 cup)
1 cup cooked pad thai stir-fry noodles
1 cup bean sprouts
1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
1 lime, quartered
1/4 cup unsalted peanuts, crushed
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Directions

1 – Season chicken with pepper, to taste. In large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, heat olive oil and cook chicken until fully cooked and juices are clear.
2 – Remove chicken from pan and allow to rest 5 minutes before slicing.
3 – To make sauce: In small bowl, whisk together honey, chili garlic sauce, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, peanut butter and water.
4 – Add zucchini, carrots, rice noodles and chicken to pan; pour sauce over and toss to coat.
5 – Toss in bean sprouts and cabbage.
6 – Serve with lime wedge, crushed peanuts and cilantro.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 295
Fat: 12 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Sodium: 792 miligrams
Cholesterol: 60 miligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 22 grams
Sugars: 9 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/chicken-pad-thai

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

July 17, 2017 at 4:51 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | 2 Comments
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Oh nuts…….

 

When buying Nuts – Whole nuts are often more expensive than those in smaller pieces, so if your recipe calls for chopped pecans/walnuts/peanuts, go ahead and buy them that way. You’ll save money and it will be less work for you, it’s a Win Win!

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Chicken Stir-Fry

February 21, 2017 at 6:16 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Chicken Stir-Fry. This one is from the CooksRecipes website. Cooks is one of my favorite recipe websites. They have a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes or cuisines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

Chicken Stir-Fry

Diabetic-friendly chicken stir-fry with broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, green onions and peanuts.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breastCooksrecipes 2
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup cauliflowerets
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoon dry sherry
1 teaspoon finely minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts

 

Cooking Directions:

1 – Trim any fat from chicken and thinly slice diagonally into 1-inch strips.
2 – In a large non-stick skillet or wok, heat oil and stir-fry chicken 3 or 4 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned. Remove; set aside and keep warm.
3 – Add garlic and stir-fry for 15 seconds; add broccoli and cauliflower, stir-fry 2 minutes. Add mushrooms, green onions, soy sauce, sherry and ginger; stir-fry 2 minutes.
4 – Add dissolved arrowroot, sesame oil, peanuts and the chicken. Cook until heated through and sauce has thickened.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 256, fat 10 g, cholesterol 72 mg, Protein 30 g, carbohydrate 9 g, sodium 30 mg.
http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/chicken-stir-fry-diabetic-recipe.html

It’s Nuts I tell you……..Ultimate Peppah Snacker

February 2, 2017 at 6:33 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) it’s the perfect snacker, Ultimate Peppah Snacker. This Snacker is just one of many healthy and delicious items that can be found at the Nuts website (https://nuts.com/). You’ll find NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, GIFTS, RECIPES, and more! Most items may be purchased in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s Everyday free shipping, see for details. So check Nuts out and start eating healthy in 2017! Now more on the Ultimate Peppah Snacker.

 

 

 

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Our Ultimate Peppah Snacker is guaranteed to add spice and spunk to your next party. We started with our popular Southern Heat Mix and spiced it up further with Cajun Peanuts. Next, we tossed in roasted cashews and almonds to evenly round out this flavorful mix. For just the right amount of crunch, we added some Fried Green Peas, and for an interesting touch of sweetness, we finished the mix with Sugar Toasted Peanuts.

The Ultimate Peppah Snacker offers an addictive array of flavors you’ll love. What’s more, it comes in a fun hot pepper-shaped wicker tray. Perfect for putting out on the table for everyone to enjoy. Almost three pounds in all.

Ingredients
Peanuts, cajun sesame sticks, corn nuts, pepitas, cayenne pepper, roasted almonds, cajun peanuts, roasted cashews, fried green peas( Peas, salt, vegetable oil, fd&c yellow #5 and blue #1), sugar toasted peanuts ( Sugar, peanuts, partially hydrogenated cottonseed and/or soybean oil, salt, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6). Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 30g (~1.1 oz.)NUTS2 LOGO

Amount per serving
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 80
%DV
Total Fat 12g 0%
Saturated Fat 1g 0%
Sodium 150mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Calcium 1%
Iron 5%

 

Storagenuts products
Store at room temperature for up to 6 months.
https://nuts.com/gifts/trays/ultimatepeppahsnacker.html

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Our Best Veggie-Packed Soup Recipes

January 18, 2017 at 6:04 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website its – Our Best Veggie-Packed Soup Recipes. Healthy and delicious Vegetable Soup recipes that will help you lose weight. Recipes like Veggistrone, Very Green Lentil Soup, and Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani). You can find them all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2017! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

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Slimming soups full of vegetables to help you lose weight.

 
Veggistrone
This vegetable-packed minestrone soup recipe is inspired by a popular Weight Watchers vegetable soup recipe. It makes a big pot of soup, so keep some in the refrigerator for up to 5 days and freeze the rest of the vegetable minestrone soup in single-serve portions. That way you always have an easy, delicious vegetable soup to start your meal or to eat for lunch. Think of this vegetable minestrone recipe as a starting point for other healthy soup variations, too: toss in leftover chopped cooked chicken or whole-wheat pasta or brown rice to make it more satisfying……

 
Very Green Lentil Soup
Lentils seem to go well with just about anything, and here they play well with a collection of greens and some cumin and coriander to add a gentle spicy note to this soup recipe. The result is a hearty winter soup with layers of flavor. Both French green lentils (available in natural-foods stores and specialty markets) and more commonly available brown lentils are delicious in this soup. The French green lentils hold their shape better when cooked, while brown lentils will start to break down a bit. Recipe by Anna Thomas for EatingWell……

 
Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani)
This spicy vegetable, quinoa and peanut soup recipe is a modern take on a traditional Bolivian soup recipe called Sopa de Mani. Serve this healthy quinoa soup recipe as a starter or make it a heartier meal by adding diced cooked chicken or turkey breast to the soup…..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the – Our Best Veggie-Packed Soup Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/22328/low-calorie/soup/veggie-packed/slideshow/low-calorie-veggie-packed-soups/?socsrc=ewpin_veggistrone&crlt.pid=camp.kqwpa0fmmeq3

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Christmas Eve Salad

December 9, 2016 at 6:28 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Christmas Eve Salad. Another great recipe idea for the Christmas Dinner Table, Christmas Eve Salad. Made using oranges, jicama, bananas, peanuts, pomegranate seeds, mayo, honey, lime, and spices. A Christmas Eve salad to please everyone! You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes all on the Jennie – O website. Enjoy and Make the Switch! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

 

Christmas Eve Salad

INGREDIENTSchristmas-eve-salad

1 lime
¼ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 clove garlic, minced
4 oranges, peeled and sectioned
¾ pound jicama, peeled and cut into julienne strips
2 bananas, sliced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
¼ cup peanuts, chopped
¼ cup pomegranate seeds

 
DIRECTIONS

1) Remove peel from lime. Juice lime. In blender container, combine mayonnaise, lime peel, lime juice, honey, vinegar, chili powder and garlic. Blend until combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.
2) In bowl, combine orange sections and jicama. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
3) Before serving, add bananas and cilantro to orange and jicama mixture. Toss with dressing. Top with peanuts and pomegranate seeds.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATIONJennie O Make the Switch
PER SERVING
Calories120
Protein3g
Carbohydrates15g
Fiber5g
Sugars7g
Fat6g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium120mg
Saturated Fat1g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/925-christmas-eve-salad

Sweet and Savory Nut Recipes

October 27, 2016 at 5:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Sweet and Savory Nut Recipes. Diabetic Friendly and protein packed nut recipes, recipes like; Chocolate-Orange Pistachio Bars, Cilantro Chicken with Peanuts, and Cashew Truffles. You can find all the recipes at the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

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Nuts are packed with protein and contain plenty of healthy fats. Get your fill with these delicious varieties of sweet and savory nut recipes that are diabetes-friendly.

 

 

Chocolate-Orange Pistachio Bars

You get a serving of two bars topped with rich chocolate and chopped pistachios for just 21 grams of carb. Have just one bar to cut the carb and calorie count even more…..

 
Cilantro Chicken with Peanuts

Forget takeout! Whip up this fast Asian-style chicken dish for a healthy meal at home with only 6 grams of carb when served over shredded cabbage……

 
Cashew Truffles

Only five ingredients go into this fun, low-carb dessert. Not only is the creamy chocolate in this recipe covered in chopped cashews, you also get a surprise cashew in the middle of the truffle……….

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Sweet and Savory Nut Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/popular/sweet-savory-nut-recipes

Halloween Party Mix

October 9, 2016 at 5:23 AM | Posted in cooking, Food | Leave a comment
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BOO! An early Halloween scary treat for everyone, Halloween Party Mix.

 

Halloween Party Mix

Ingredients
3 tablespoons light butter
2 tablespoons Reduced Sodium Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned sea salt
7 cups crisp rice cereal squares (such as Rice Chex(R))
1 cup roasted pumpkin seed kernels
1 cup dry roasted peanuts
1 cup reduced calorie pretzel sticks
1 cup baked goldfish crackers
Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Place butter in a 9×13-inch baking dish; melt in oven while it preheats.
2 – Stir Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and seasoned salt into melted butter. Gradually stir rice cereal squares, pumpkin seeds, roasted peanuts, pretzel sticks, and goldfish crackers into butter mixture until evenly coated.
3 – Bake in the preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, until crisp and fragrant, about 1 hour. Transfer party mix to paper towel-lined plates to cool.

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