Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week -Turkey and Rice Pilaf

November 17, 2017 at 5:38 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 – Turkey and Rice Pilaf. Made using JENNIE-O® DELI FAVORITES® Oven Roasted, Reduced Sodium Turkey Breast. Along with a Rice Pilaf, Carrots, Raisins, Green Onion and Garlic. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey and Rice Pilaf

Looking for a sweet, savory weeknight meal with less fat? Look no further — with only 6 grams of fat per serving, this Turkey and Rice Pilaf recipe is perfect for anyone looking to eat better!

NGREDIENTS

1 (7-ounce) package rice pilaf mix
1 cup sliced carrots
⅓ cup raisins
¼ cup chopped green onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon butter
⅔ cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 cups chopped JENNIE-O® DELI FAVORITES® Oven Roasted, Reduced Sodium Turkey Breast, from the service deli

DIRECTIONS

1 – Prepare rice pilaf mix according to package directions.
2 – In large skillet, cook carrots, raisins, green onion and garlic in butter until tender. Combine broth and cornstarch in small bowl; add to vegetables. Heat to boiling. Gently stir in turkey; heat until hot. Serve turkey mixture over pilaf.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 340
Protein 25g
Carbohydrates 51g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 960mg
Saturated Fat 2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/20-turkey-and-rice-pilaf

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – GINGERED ACORN SQUASH

October 23, 2017 at 5:24 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – GINGERED ACORN SQUASH. Its from one my favorite Diabetic Recipe sites, the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine (https://diabeticgourmet.com/). The Diabetic Gourmet site is packed with Delicious, Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with info and tips on Diabetic Care and Management. So check it out today!

 

GINGERED ACORN SQUASH

Ingredients

2 acorn squash (about 3/4 pound each)
8-ounce can pineapple tidbits in their own juice, drained
3 tablespoons raisins (optional)
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 tablespoon light margarine, melted
1 teaspoon freshly grated gingerroot

Directions

1 – Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray a 13x9x2-inch baking dish with vegetable oil spray.
2 – Cut squash in half. Scoop out and discard seeds. Put squash halves cut side up in baking dish.
3 – In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Spoon mixture into each squash cavity. Carefully pour a small amount of water around each squash. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes.

Recipe Yield: Servings: 4

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 120
Fat: 1 grams
Sodium: 24 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 29 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/gingered-acorn-squash

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Miniature Apple Muffins

May 2, 2017 at 5:36 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Miniature Apple Muffins. It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Dish has 100 calories and 11 carbs per serving. So check out the site for delicious and diabetic friendly recipes along with tips and Diabetic News. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 
Miniature Apple Muffins

With the right amount of spice and a sprinkling of raisins, these bite-size muffins have the flavor of an old-fashioned apple cake.

Ingredients

3/4 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons molasses
2 large eggs
1/3 cup apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 teaspoons grated fresh lemon peel
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup peeled, shredded fresh apple
2/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup raisins
Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray miniature muffin pans with vegetable cooking spray; set aside.
Beat Splenda Granulated Sweetener, butter, and molasses at medium speed of an electric mixer 1 minute or until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended after each addition; add apple juice concentrate and lemon peel, beating until blended.
Combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda, and salt; add to Splenda Granulated Sweetener mixture, beating on low speed just until blended. Stir in apple, oats, and raisins.
Spoon batter into prepared pans; filling three-fourths full. Bake until edges are lightly browned, 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 100
Protein: 2g
Sodium: 125 mg
Cholesterol: 25 mg
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 3.5g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 4g
Carbohydrates: 11g
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1120.shtml

It’s Nuts I tell you…….HARVEST TRAIL MIX

April 20, 2017 at 5:01 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its HARVEST TRAIL MIX. Go ahead and have a snack, a healthy snack! The HARVEST TRAIL MIX contains whole almonds, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, jumbo flame raisins, cashews and colorful M&Ms®.Also it has five grams of protein and three grams of dietary fiber. You can find a nice assortment of not only Snacks at the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) but also a large selection of NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, GIFTS, and more! You can purchase items in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s Everyday Free Shipping, see for details. Now here’s more on the HARVEST TRAIL MIX. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

 

 

HARVEST TRAIL MIX
Our harvest trail mix is a satisfying way to fuel your next outdoor adventure. This mix has “modern harvest” staples such as whole almonds, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, jumbo flame raisins, cashews and colorful M&Ms®. One serving of harvest trail mix offers five grams of protein and three grams of dietary fiber.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 40g (~1.4 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories 201
Calories from Fat 106
%DV
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 14g
Protein 5g

 

Storage
Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. It is ok to refrigerate.
https://nuts.com/snacks/trail-mix/harvest-mix.html

 


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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Wild Rice and Turkey Salad

April 11, 2017 at 5:05 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Wild Rice and Turkey Salad. I’ll take Turkey and Rice any time or anyway! Add Green Onions, Raisins, Apples, Pecans, and Spices and you have the dish. It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a large selection of Diabetic Friendly recipes. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

 

Wild Rice and Turkey Salad

Ingredients

1/2 cup wild rice
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1-1/2 cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cups turkey, cooked and chopped
2 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar
1 cup celery,chopped
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup sweet red pepper, chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped
1/3 cup raisins
1 apple, chopped
Chopped pecans, for garnish
Directions

1 – Cook the rice in the water until tender, about 50 minutes.
2 – Cut the turkey into bite-size pieces.
3 – Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss.
4 – Cover and chill until ready to serve.
5 – Sprinkle on the pecans just before serving.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 422
Protein: 24g
Fat: 18g
Carbohydrates: 26g
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/42.shtml

It’s Nuts I tell you…….Royal Raisins

January 5, 2017 at 6:23 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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From the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) it’s all about the Raisins, Royal Rains. I have to admit I had never heard of Royal Raisins until now. At the Nuts site (https://nuts.com/) besides the Royal Raisins you can find a wide assortment of delicious and healthy items including; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, GIFTS, and more! You can also find a good selection of recipes. Most items, including the Royal Raisins, can be purchased in small amounts and may be purchased in bulk. Plus there’s Everyday Free Shipping, see for details. Now more about this week’s post, Royal Raisins.

 

 

Royal Raisins

Royal Raisins

A deep bow or curtsy is in order for our noble and magnificent Autumn Royal Raisins! This prized variety of black grape raisins hails from the sun-soaked vines of California. Royals stand out for their seriously supreme size—in fact, they’re the largest variety of raisin on Earth. Royals have a gorgeous deep purple hue and a subtly spicy yet sweet, caramel-like taste. The skin of Royals is also notable for its pleasantly firm texture.

Naturally seedless Royals live up to their name and can be enjoyed in desserts, sweet breads, in cereals or on their own. Autumn Royals are not derived from and do not contain any GMOs. Royals were originally cultivated in Fresno, CA and are kin to Blackrose, Flame Seedless and Calmeria grapes.

Storing Royal Raisins
Autumn Royals are best kept in a cool, dry place and should be consumed within one year of purchase.

Ingredients
Autumn Royal Raisins Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 40g (~1.4 oz.)NUTS2 LOGO

Amount per serving
Calories 130
Calories from Fat
%DV
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 29g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%nuts products
https://nuts.com/driedfruit/raisins/royal-raisins.html
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Diabetes-Friendly Cookie Recipes

December 15, 2016 at 6:07 AM | Posted in diabetes, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Diabetes-Friendly Cookie Recipes. Treat your family and friends to these delicious and Diabetic Friendly Cookies! Recipes like; Almond-Chocolate-Cherry Cookies, Carrot Raisin Cookies, and Jasmine Tea Cookies. You can find them all at one of my favorite recipe sites, Diabetic Living Online (http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/)

 

 

Diabetes-Friendly Cookie RecipesDiabetic living logo

Whether you’re looking for an easy everyday sweet or an impressive holiday treat, these diabetic cookie recipes are sure to hit the spot. We made smart ingredient swaps and incorporated dried fruits and nuts to make these delicious, carb-conscious desserts fit into your healthy eating plan.

 

 

Almond-Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

A tasty chocolate-almond glaze is the perfect topper for this decadent diabetic dessert featuring dried cherries, sliced almonds, and chocolate chips. Indulge in one for only 88 calories and 14 grams of carb…..

 

Carrot Raisin Cookies

These hearty cookies are surprisingly moist and light, thanks to shredded carrots and unsweetened applesauce. The healthy dessert weighs in at just 4 grams of fat and 14 grams of carb per serving…..

 

Jasmine Tea Cookies

Curl up with a nice hot cup of tea and enjoy an exquisite cookie with subtle floral hints that are sure to take the stress out of a long day……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetes-Friendly Cookie Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/dessert/diabetes-friendly-cookie-recipes

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

November 14, 2016 at 6:33 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Save the Raisins…..

 
Raisins will last for several months if they are wrapped tightly in plastic wrap or in a plastic bag and kept at room temperature. They will last even longer, up to a year, if you place the plastic bag in the fridge.

Healthy Chicken Salad Recipes

October 14, 2016 at 5:17 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Healthy Chicken Salad Recipes. Diabetic Friendly Recipes including; Chicken Salad Panini Sandwiches, Curried Chicken Salad, and Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad. Find them all at the Diabetic Living website! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 

 

Healthy Chicken Salad RecipesDiabetic living logo

There are so many ways to enjoy a refreshing chicken salad. Whether you like hearty chicken salad sandwiches or just a simple salad with chicken, we’ve gathered a variety of diabetes-friendly recipes that pair the lean protein with light ingredients and lots of veggies. Check out our best chicken salad recipes that work for lunch or dinner.

 

 

Chicken Salad Panini Sandwiches

These delicious chicken salad melts are packed with rich flavor thanks to roasted red peppers, fennel, and provolone cheese. Make them for a surprisingly low-carb, guilt-free indulgence……

 
Curried Chicken Salad

Forget the bread! This mouthwatering chicken salad with raisins, apples, and almonds is substantial enough when served on a butterhead lettuce leaf. Plus, you’ll cut calories and carbs……

 
Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad

We love this beautiful chicken salad starring beets, grapes, and goat cheese. It’s perfect for dinner parties—guests will love the colorful presentation and that each serving contains only 18 grams of carb!

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Chicken Salad Recipes
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/chicken/healthy-chicken-salad-recipes

The Saturday Evening Dessert – Peanut Butter Granola Bites

September 10, 2016 at 5:17 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Saturday Evening Dessert | Leave a comment
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For this week’s Saturday Evening Dessert its Peanut Butter Granola Bites. A high fiber cookie that has; Chunky peanut butter, cornflakes, oats, raisins , honey, and Equal. You can find this recipe on several sites but I’m going with the one on the CooksRecipes. I love the Cooks website, its loaded with recipes to suit all tastes and cuisines, check it out soon! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

Peanut Butter Granola Bites

A hearty cookie filled with lots of fiber and good flavor. Chunky peanut butter, cornflakes, oats and raisins provide the fiber; a hint of honey and cinnamon the other great flavors.

Recipe Ingredients:Cooksrecipes 2

2 cups cornflakes
1 cup quick oats, uncooked
2/3 cup seedless raisins
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup egg substitute or 4 large egg whites
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

1 – Combine cornflakes, oats and raisins in large bowl.
2 – Combine peanut butter and egg substitute in medium bowl. Stir in Equal®, honey, vanilla and cinnamon until well blended. Spoon over cereal mixture. Toss gently to combine. Let stand 5 minutes.
3 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
4 – Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on lightly sprayed baking sheet.
5 – Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden and dough is set. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire rack.
6 – Store in airtight containers at room temperature.
Makes 30 servings.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/30 of recipe; 1 cookie): calories 56, protein 2 g, carbohydrate 8 g, fat 2 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 42 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/peanut_butter_granola_bites_recipe.html

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