“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Fettuccine Primavera

November 18, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Fettuccine Primavera. How about a Fettuccine Primavera for your Meatless Menu! Made using Broccoli Florets, Carrots, Red Bell Peppers, NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, Vegetable Broth, BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese, Provolone Cheese and Seasoning. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a fantastic and huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. So be sure to check it out soon! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Fettuccine Primavera
Fettuccine PrimaveraThe mix of different vegetables and herbs, the creaminess of the sauce, and the combination of cheeses, will make this fettuccine dish a favorite.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI Refrigerated Fettuccine, prepared according to package directions, kept hot
3/4 cup water
1 cup broccoli florets
1/2 cup sliced carrots
1/2 cup red bell pepper strips
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup vegetable broth
1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated provolone cheese
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat water in medium saucepan to boiling. Add broccoli, carrots and bell pepper. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 to 7 minutes. Drain; set aside.
2 – Melt butter in same saucepan over medium heat; stir in flour. Gradually add evaporated milk and vegetable broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Stir in Parmesan cheese, provolone cheese, cayenne and black pepper until cheese is melted. Toss with pasta. Add vegetables; stir to coat. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.

Tip: May substitute 1 pound frozen vegetables, cooked according to package directions, for fresh vegetables.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 460 Calories from Fat: 200 Total Fat: 22 g Saturated Fat: 13 g Cholesterol: 110 mg Sodium: 560 mg Carbohydrates: 46 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 8 g Protein: 22 g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/fettuccine_primavera_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Couscous-Stuffed Squash

October 28, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Couscous-Stuffed Squash. To make this week’s recipe you’ll need the following; Acorn Squash, Poblano Pepper, Onion, Vegetable Broth, Shiitke Mushrooms, Couscous, Plum Tomatoes, and Pine Nuts. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management tips, Diabetes News, and more so be sure to check it out soon! Enjoy and Make 2019 Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Couscous-Stuffed Squash
Ingredients
2 small acorn squash, halved lengthwise and seeded
1 medium poblano pepper, sliced
1 small onion, sliced
1 1/4 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, chopped
3/4 cup uncooked couscous
1 medium plum tomato, diced
2 tablespoons pine nuts

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; place squash, cut side down, on baking sheet. Spread pepper and onion on baking sheet. Cover with foil; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until squash is tender.

2 – Bring broth and mushrooms to a boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in couscous, tomato, and pine nuts; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Meanwhile, dice roasted pepper and onion; add to couscous mixture, fluffing couscous lightly with fork.

3 – Turn squash cut side up. Fill about 3/4 cup couscous mixture into each squash half.

Tip: Acorn squash have thick, hard skins that can be difficult to cut. To make cutting easier, soften them in the microwave. Pierce the skin with a fork; microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes. Allow to cool for a few minutes, then slice lengthwise and remove the seeds.

Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 290 calories, Carbohydrates: 57 g, Protein: 9 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 187 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/couscous-stuffed-squash/

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Jalapeño Sweet Potato and Chicken Chowder

October 26, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | 2 Comments
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for Jalapeño Sweet Potato and Chicken Chowder. To make this delicious Chowder you’ll need Sweet Potatoes, Onion, Vegetable Broth, Chicken, Whole Kernel Corn, Jalapeños, Heavy Cream, Green Onions, and Seasonings. Warm up these cool Fall nights with this week’s recipe! It’s from the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find an endless selection of delicious recipes, so check it out today1 Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Jalapeño Sweet Potato and Chicken Chowder

Recipe Ingredients:
2 large sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons butter or vegetable oil
1 small onion, 1/4-inch diced
Up to 1 quart vegetable broth, chicken stock or water
2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
1 1/2 cups whole kernel corn (fresh or frozen)
2 teaspoons jalapeños, minced (or more to taste)
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon salt
Chopped green onions for garnish

Cooking Directions:
1 – Bake sweet potatoes at 350°F (175°C) until softened. Scoop out flesh; discard skin. Purée (or mash) sweet potatoes.
2 – In a soup pot, sauté onion in butter until softened. Add puréed sweet potato and desired amount of chicken stock. Bring to a boil, reducing liquid slightly.
3 – Add chicken, corn, jalapeños, heavy cream and salt. Simmer soup for 10 minutes.
4 – Serve garnished with chopped green onions.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 361; Total Fat: 16g; Total Carbs: 35g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 20g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/jalapeno_sweet_potato_chicken_chowder_recipe.html

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Easy Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Turkey Sausage

July 26, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is a recipe for Easy Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Turkey Sausage. Made using JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage along with Red Onion, Bell Pepper, Red Kidney Beans, Diced Tomatoes, Vegetable Broth, Green Onions, Rice, and Seasonings. One Hearty Comfort Food Meal! You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Easy Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Turkey Sausage
A Cajun classic with a whole lot of kick. JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage brings an exciting blend of flavors to this authentic meal—like pepper, paprika and garlic—for an instant dinner time hit.

INGREDIENTS
1 (13-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage, sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans red kidney beans, undrained
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup vegetable broth
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
4 green onions, chopped
cooked rice, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) In large cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook sausage 5 to 7 minutes or until browned
2) Stir in onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook until softened. Add beans, tomatoes, broth and seasoning. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in green onions. Serve over rice.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 490
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates 64g
Fiber 18g
Sugars 5g
Fat 13g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 810mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1270-easy-red-beans-and-rice-with-andouille-turkey-sausage

Kale Andouille Sausage and Tortellini Soup

July 26, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s second Jennie – O Turkey recipe is one for a Kale Andouille Sausage and Tortellini Soup. It’s made using JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage along with Leeks, Celery, Carrots, Cloves, Vegetable Broth, Cheese filled Tortellini, Kale Leaves, Parmesan Cheese, and Seasonings. I have info on the JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage at the end of the post. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Kale Andouille Sausage and Tortellini Soup
This savory soup will get your mouth watering. Brimming with smoked turkey sausage, tortellini and fresh vegetables, it’s the perfect cozy meal for any night of the week.

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium leeks, thinly sliced
2 celery stalks, sliced
1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
4 garlic cloves, sliced
1 (13-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage, sliced
6 cups vegetable broth
salt and pepper, if desired
1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese filled tortellini
2 cups chopped kale leaves
freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) In large Dutch-oven, heat oil over medium heat. Sauté leeks, celery, carrot and garlic 5 minutes. Add sausage and cook until browned.
2) Add broth and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Add tortellini and kale and cook 5 to 7 minutes. Garnish with cheese, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 240
Protein 12g
Carbohydrates 26g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Fat 10g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 640mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1267-kale-andouille-sausage-and-tortellini-soup

 

Jennie – O Andouille Turkey Sausage
Spice up your next meal with hardwood smoked JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage. It’s easy to slice, and with flavors like pepper, paprika, and garlic, it will add a real kick to Cajun inspired recipes and dishes. With 65% less fat than USDA data for smoked pork and beef sausage, and 90 calories per serving, you can feel good about eating well.

* 65% LESS FAT THAN USDA DATA FOR SMOKED PORK AND BEEF SAUSAGE
* GLUTEN FREE
* HARDWOOD SMOKED
* ONLY 90 CALORIES PER SERVING
Find this product in the refrigerated meat section of your grocery store.
https://www.jennieo.com/products/267-andouille-turkey-sausage

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel

July 13, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | 2 Comments
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel. Release the Italian flavors with this Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel recipe! Some of the ingredients you’ll need are Small Fennel Bulb, Garlic, Vegetable Broth, Zucchini, Parmesan Cheese, and more! You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more all at the Diabetes Self Management website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One. https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and chopped into 1/4-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups)
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups vegetable broth
1 cup uncooked small shell pasta
1 medium zucchini or yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 can (about 14 ounces) Italian-seasoned diced tomatoes
1/4 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Dash black pepper (optional)
Directions
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add fennel; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add broth and pasta; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in zucchini; simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender.

Stir in tomatoes; heat through. Ladle into shallow bowls; top with cheese, basil, and black pepper, if desired.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 126 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 430 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/italian-pasta-soup-with-fennel/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Chili

April 1, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Hearty Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Chili. A big thank you to Jeannie P. for sharing this recipe! Vegetables and Spices combine to make this week’s recipe. A great side for this Chili would be a fresh baked loaf of Crusty Bread. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One!

Hearty Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Chili

Ingredients
1 tablespoon extra light olive oil
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
2 onions, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
1 zucchini, chopped
1 yellow squash, chopped
6 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can low – sodium garbanzo beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can low – sodium kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce, or more if needed
1 cup vegetable broth, or more if needed
crusty loaf bread

Directions
1 – Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and cook the green, red, and yellow bell peppers, onions, and garlic until the onions start to brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Place the mixture into a slow cooker. Stir in spinach, corn, zucchini, yellow squash, chili powder, cumin, oregano, parsley, paprika, sea salt, black pepper, tomatoes, black beans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, and tomato paste until thoroughly mixed. Pour the tomato sauce and vegetable broth over the ingredients.
2 – Set the cooker on Low, and cook until all vegetables are tender, 4 to 5 hours. Check seasoning; if chili is too thick, add more tomato sauce and vegetable broth to desired thickness. Cook an additional 1 to 2 hours to blend the flavors. Serve with the crusty loaf bread of your choice.

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