Soup Special of the Day!………Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

April 23, 2017 at 5:48 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Soup Special of the Day | Leave a comment
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This weeks Soup Special of the Day is Cheesy Cauliflower Soup. This one combines Cauliflower, Green Onions, Chicken Broth, Roasted Red Peppers, and more! The recipe is off the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine which has a fantastic selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetes News and Tips. So check the site out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped green onion
4 cups chicken broth
2 packages (8 ounces each) fresh cauliflowerets
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups shredded pepper-Jack cheese (6 ounces)
1/4 cup roasted red peppers
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon hot-pepper sauce
Directions

* Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add green onions and saute about 3 minutes or until tender. Add 3 cups broth; bring to boiling. Add cauliflowerets; return to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook about 6 minutes or until cauliflower is almost tender.
* Whisk together flour and remaining 1 cup chicken broth in a small bowl. Stir into saucepan. Bring to boiling; cook, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until soup is thickened.
* Remove soup from heat. Add cheese, stirring until melted. Stir in roasted red peppers, salt if using and hot-pepper sauce, breaking up red peppers with a wooden spoon.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 294
Protein: 15g
Fat: 15g
Carbohydrates: 14g
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/82.shtml

Healthy Spring Soup Recipes

April 20, 2017 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Spring Soup Recipes. Delicious and healthy Soup Recipes like; Ravioli and Vegetable Soup, Cream of Mushroom and Barley Soup, and Cheddar Cauliflower Soup. Find them all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

 

Healthy Spring Soup Recipes
Find healthy, delicious spring soup recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

 

 

 

Ravioli and Vegetable Soup
Fresh or frozen ravioli cook in minutes and turn this light vegetable soup into a main course. Look for whole-wheat or whole-grain ravioli in the refrigerated or frozen section of the supermarket. Tortellini can be used instead of ravioli as well. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell……

 
Cream of Mushroom and Barley Soup
This sophisticated take on creamy mushroom soup is rich with earthy porcini mushrooms and has the added goodness of whole-grain barley………

 
Cheddar Cauliflower Soup
Start your meal off with a bowl of this satisfying, easy cheesy cauliflower soup…….

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Spring Soup Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19801/seasonal/spring/soup/

Soup Special of the Day!……Veggie Patch Soup

April 16, 2017 at 5:43 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Veggie Patch Soup. Nice variety of Vegetables and its only 84 calories and 16 net carbs per serving! The recipe is from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you can find Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes tips, latest Diabetic news, and much more! So check the site out today (http://diabeticgourmet.com/) Enjoy and eat Healthy!

 

Veggie Patch Soup

Ingredients

6 cups water
2 medium-sized white potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
4 large tomatoes, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks
4 medium-sized carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
3 medium-sized zucchini, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 medium-sized green bell peppers, coarsely chopped
2 medium-sized onions, coarsely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

 
Directions
1 – In a soup pot, combine all the ingredients; mix well and bring to a boil over high heat.
2 – Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 1 hour, or until the vegetables are tender.

 
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 84
Protein: 2g
Sodium: 383 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sugars: 7g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 2 Vegetable
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/835.shtml

Soup Special of the Day!……..Black Bean and Chorizo Soup

April 9, 2017 at 5:08 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Soup Special of the Day | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a Black Bean and Chorizo Soup. The Soup is 180 calories and 12 net carbs per serving! It’s off one of the best Diabetic websites there is, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website (http://diabeticgourmet.com/) The Black Bean Chorizo Soup is jut one of many delicious and diabetic friendly recipes you can find there. Check the site out for the latest Diabetes News, Tips, Recipes, and more!

 

 

Black Bean and Chorizo Soup

This hearty Black bean soup will warm you up on a cold day.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp canola oil
1/2 onion, cubed
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tomato, deseeded and chopped
1 ancho chile, seeded, soaked in hot water
1 pasilla pepper, seeded, soaked in hot water
1 (19 oz) can black beans
1 bouquet garni (1 Tbsp each dried cilantro, oregano, marjoram wrapped in cheesecloth)*
1 lime, halved
4 cup chicken broth
2 Tbsp mezcal or tequila
Salt to taste
6 Tbsp chorizo, fried and crumbled
6 Tbsp low-fat buttermilk
*Bouquet garni is a bundle of herbs used to prepare soup, stock and various stews. The bouquet is boiled with other ingredients, but removed prior to consumption. To make the bouquet, use 1 Tbsp each of dried cilantro, oregano and marjoram and place in cheesecloth to form a bundle.

Directions

1 – In deep pan or pot, heat canola oil at high heat and add onion. Saute until brown and add garlic. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in tomatoes and peppers. Cook 15 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid burning.
2 – Combine black beans, bouquet garni, limes and broth with mixture. Cook 5 minutes. Add mezcal or tequila, salt and discard lime halves and herbs. Cook 10 minutes. Blend and season to taste.
3 – Garnish with buttermilk and chorizo.
Tip: If too thick, add more broth

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 180
Protein: 10g
Sodium: 310 mg
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Carbohydrates: 18g
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1204.shtml

It’s Nuts I tell you……….SEVEN BEAN SOUP MIX

April 6, 2017 at 6:32 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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From the nuts.com website (https://nuts.com/) its Seven Bean Soup Mix. Delicious and healthy Seven Soup with Ham Hock and spices added. You can purchase the Seven Bean Soup Mix at the Nuts website (https://nuts.com/). But the Seven Bean Soup Mix is just one of many items you can choose from on the Nuts site! You’ll find a great selection of; NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, RECIPES and GIFTS. You can purchase most items in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s Everyday Free Shipping, see for details! Now, on to the recipe. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!

 

 

 

SEVEN BEAN SOUP MIX

Seven Bean Soup Mix makes for a hearty dish.

Cooking Instructions: 1 1/2 cups 7 Bean Soup

1 Ham Hock

1 Medium onion, diced

2 cups Celery, diced

2 cups Carrots, diced

5 Tbsp. Ham Base

1/2 tsp. Black Pepper

3/4 cup Flour

1 Large Egg

Soak beans in 4 cups water overnight in the refrigerator. Drain the water. Simmer beans (enough to cover) until tender. Drain and reserve the liquid. Cook 1 ham hock in 2 quarts of water until meat falls from the bone. Dice meat and reserve broth.

Combine reserved broth and liquid from beans (add water to make 2 quarts) and cook the vegetable until tender. Beat egg. Place flour in a bowl. Pour egg in the middle. use a fork to draw egg through the flour to form crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs into boiling broth. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add the ham & beans and serve.

Ingredients
Lima beans, cranberry beans,blackeye beans, red kidney beans, great northern beans, black turtle beans,pinto beans. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

 

 

Storage
Store at room temperature for up to 1 year.
https://nuts.com/cookingbaking/soups/seven-bean.html
Order securely online or call us:
800-558-6887 or 908-523-0333
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Soup Special of the Day!………..Beef Vegetable Soup

April 2, 2017 at 5:34 AM | Posted in Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Soup Special of the Day | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Beef Vegetable Soup. It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. This is one of many delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes that you’ll find at the site. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!  http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

 

Beef Vegetable Soup
Servings: 10
Ingredients

1 beef shank bone with 1lb. meat
2-1/2 quarts water
2 bay leaves
1/3 cup chopped celery leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp Morton Lite Salt Mixture
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
1 envelope (1oz.) onion soup mix
1 can (15oz.) stewed tomatoes with juice
1 package (10oz.) frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup peeled, diced potatoes
1 cup sliced celery
Directions

1 – Remove any fat from the beef.
2 – In a large, covered soup pot, simmer the beef bone with meat in water with bay leaves, celery leaves, parsley, Morton Lite Salt Mixture, pepper, and onion soup mix until meat is tender, about 2-1/2 hours.
3 – Remove the one, meat and bay leaves. Chill broth and remove any fat. Cut meat into bite size pieves and return to broth. Discard bone and bay leaves.
4 – Add tomatoes, frozen vegetables, potatoes, and celery.
5 – Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Serve hot.
6 – Nutritional Information Per Serving
7 – Calories: 106 ; Protein: 12.2 g ; Fat: 2.46 g ; Sodium: 306 mg;
8 – Cholesterol: 28 mg ; Carbohydrates: 8.6 g
Find this recipe at:
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/119.shtml

Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet

March 31, 2017 at 5:41 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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From the Diabetic Living Online website its Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet. The perfect combo and Diabetic Friendly! Recipes including; Italian Wedding Soup, Superfoods Salad, and Grilled Beef and Avocado Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette. Find these and more all on the Diabetic Living Online website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/

 
Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet

Soup and salad are standard lunch fare, and these recipes don’t disappoint. Or think outside the lunch box by making them for dinner. You’ll love that we made them diabetes-friendly by reducing the carbs, calories, and fat.

 

 

Italian Wedding Soup

This leaner version of a classic soup combines all of the flavors from the original but skims away extra fat…..

 
Superfoods Salad

Packed with antioxidant-rich ingredients (spinach, strawberries, blueberries, and walnuts), this super salad also includes chicken and soft cheese, plus a sweet, tangy dressing…..

 
Grilled Beef and Avocado Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

The hint of lime in this salad makes it a crowd favorite. Tender beef, avocado, and tomato top a bed of greens for just 164 calories……

 
* Click the link below to get all the – Soup and Salad Recipes for a Diabetic Diet
http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/diabetic-recipes/salad/soup-and-salad-recipes-diabetic-diet

Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup

March 29, 2017 at 4:59 PM | Posted in Bear Creek Products, Boar's Head, Sargento's Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup

 

 

 

A light Breakfast this morning. I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. And as usual I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Outside it’s mostly cloudy and a high in the mid 60’s. So after Breakfast I headed over to the hospital to see Dad. He seemed to be doing better today. They have run a series of tests on him and they all keep coming back negative. Really worried about him. Back home, I had the carpets all cleaned yesterday. So today I moved the furniture back in place. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Grilled Ham and Swiss Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup.

 

 

 

It’s a Comfort Food Dinner tonight, Grilled Ham and Swiss Cheese Sandwich w/ Creamy Potato Soup. To make my Grilled Ham Cheese I’ll be using; Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo, French’s Yellow Mustard, Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, Blue Bonnet Light Butter, and Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread.

 

 

 

 

 

 

To prepare it I started by buttering the outside half of a slice of bread. Next spread the Mayo on the bottom slice of Bread, next layered the Ham, spread the Mustard, and added the slice of the Swiss. Added my top half of the sliced bread, buttering the outside of the slice. I then got out a skillet, heated it up on medium heat and lightly coated it with a 1/2 pat of Butter. When the Butter was melted I added my sandwich. Grilled it on both sides until it was golden brown and the Cheese melted. Love these Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches.

 

 

 

For the Soup I’m using a new favorite of mine, Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix. To prepare a package of it; In a 2 quart sauce pan bring 8 cups of water to a rolling boil. Whisk in the soup mix. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste and serve! Perfect seasoning, thickened up just right, plenty of Diced Potato and a fantastic Potato flavor. The package makes 8 cups and very easy to prepare. I really love all the Bear Creek Products I’ve tried so far. So delicious and easy to prepare. For Dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 


Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Boneless Smoked Ham

Enjoy the exceptional flavor of a traditional bone-in ham without the bone. Available in the Deli retail case as a center of the plate item or at the Service Deli sliced by the pound for a sandwich of note.

http://boarshead.com/products/detail/11018-sweet-slice-brand-boneless-smoked-ham

 

 

 

 

Bear Creek Creamy Potato Soup Mix
A favorite original Bear Creek® soup. Very creamy and delicious with a delicate blend of parsley, herbs and spices to give it a little kick.

Yields about 8 one-cup servings.
Try adding crumbled bacon, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese for variety.
While they simmer on the stove, you can smell the hearty goodness of Bear Creek® soups. They’re quick and easy to make and come in 15 delicious varieties. These soups have a homemade taste that will satisfy every appetite.
http://www.bearcreekcountrykitchens.com/soups.php

Soup Special of the Day!…….Potato, Chorizo, and Spinach Chowder

March 26, 2017 at 5:03 AM | Posted in Soup Special of the Day, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is a Potato, Chorizo, and Spinach Chowder. It’s made with Wild Idea Buffalo Chorizo. You can purchase the Chorizo and find the recipe all on the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

 

 

Potato, Chorizo, and Spinach Chowder

Wild Idea’s sausage are so flavorful they turn can turn and average recipe into an extraordinary recipe. Simple preparation and it’s packed with flavor! (Makes 6 servings)

Ingredients:

1 – pound Wild Idea Buffalo Chorizo
1 – small onion, chopped
1 – pound potatoes, chopped
3 – cups buffalo or organic beef broth
1 – teaspoon each; salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning
1 – cup cream
5 – ounces baby spinach, chopped
Grated Parmesan

Preparation:

1) In a stockpot over medium high heat, coarse crumble Chorizo sausage into heated pan. *The fat will release from the sausage shortly, so additional oil is not necessary.

2) Add onions and garlic. Stir in to incorporate and sauté until the meat is browned.

3) Add the chopped potatoes and stir to incorporate. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. *This will help absorb some of the oils from the sausage.

4) Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

5) Increase heat back to medium high and add the cream. Bring to full heat.

6) Add the spinach and stir to incorporate, cooking only about 2 minutes, then shut the heat off.

7) To serve, ladle desired portions into bowls and top with grated cheese. Super good!

https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/84680961-souper-bowls

Soup Special of the Day!……Turkey Noodle Soup

March 19, 2017 at 5:42 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, soup, Soup Special of the Day | 2 Comments
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Turkey Noodle Soup. Move over Chicken and Noodle, Turkey Noodle is here! Made with cubed JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Oven Roasted Turkey Breast along with frozen mixed vegetables and egg noodles. The Winter is Soup Weather and this recipe is sure to please! You can find this recipe and all the other delicious and healthy recipes all at the Jennie – O website. Enjoy and Make the Switch! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Turkey Noodle Soup

Simplicity is the main ingredient in this low-fat, high-flavor soup recipe—the turkey equivalent to Chicken Noodle Soup. It’s ready in under 30 minutes and only 240 calories per serving!

INGREDIENTS

½ cup diced onion
1 tablespoon butter
6 cups water
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon
1½ cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
10 ounces cubed JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
1½ cups egg noodles
DIRECTIONS

 

 

1) In large saucepan, sauté onion in butter 2 minutes or until softened. Add water and bouillon; bring to a boil.
2) Stir mixed vegetables, turkey and egg noodles into saucepan. Return mixture to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until noodles and vegetables are tender.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories240
Protein20g
Carbohydrates35g
Fiber4g
Sugars6g
Fat2.5g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium640mg
Saturated Fat1g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/333-turkey-noodle-soup

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