Healthy Squash Recipes

September 25, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Squash Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Squash Recipes with recipes including Four-Bean and Pumpkin Chili, Spaghetti Squash Casserole, and Lemon Zucchini Bread. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Squash Recipes
Find healthy, delicious squash recipes including butternut, acorn, spaghetti and yellow squash. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Four-Bean and Pumpkin Chili
This healthy vegetarian chili has a fragrant touch of cinnamon for added flavor. Let diners top it with whatever suits their taste…………

Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Strands of tender squash replace pasta for a more flavorful version of spaghetti pie casserole. Not to mention, spaghetti squash is a low-carb alternative to pasta and saves more than 150 calories per serving compared to a traditional recipe. A sprinkling of nutty fontina cheese melts into a gooey topping………….

Lemon Zucchini Bread
This super-moist zucchini bread is a great way to use up homegrown summer zucchini! Full of bright lemon flavor, it makes the perfect breakfast, snack or dessert. It’s just sweet enough to satisfy a craving without giving you a sugar crash………….

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Squash Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19318/ingredients/vegetables/squash/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Georgia Pecan Vegetable Torte with Cheddar

July 12, 2021 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 – Georgia Pecan Vegetable Torte with Cheddar. To make this week’s recipe some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Chopped Pecans, Sweet Potato, Onion, Frozen Spinach, Cheddar Cheese, Yellow Squash, Jar Roasted Red Pepper, and more! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cooks site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all Tastes, Diets, or Cuisines so be sure to check it out today for any of your recipe needs! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Georgia Pecan Vegetable Torte with Cheddar
A meatless main-course dish, this torte is a mosaic of vegetable flavors and colors, enriched with layers of cheese and pecan. Serve it warm or at room temperature with a simple green salad.

Recipe Ingredients:
3/4 cup chopped pecans – divided use
1 large sweet potato (approximately 12 ounces)
Salt and ground black pepper
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced (not separated into rings)
2 (10-ounces each) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed
6 ounces shredded cheddar cheese flavored with chives (about 1 1/2 cups) – divided use
2 medium (5-ounces each) yellow squash
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red pepper, drained, sliced and cleaned

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Oil the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
2 – Peel the sweet potato and slice crosswise into 1/4-inch thick rounds. Arrange the sweet potato in overlapping layers in bottom of pan, sprinkling lightly with salt and ground black pepper. Cover pan with foil and bake 20 minutes.
3 – Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet and sauté onion until tender; set aside. Drain the spinach and squeeze in a colander to remove excess liquid. Combine spinach, 1 cup cheese, salt and ground black pepper to taste and mix well; set aside.
4 – Uncover pan and spread spinach mixture evenly on top of sweet potato layer; sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans.
5 – Slice the yellow squash crosswise into very thin (about 1/8-inch thick) rounds and layer in pan alternating with the onion.
6 – Top with 1/4 cup pecans and 1/4 cup cheese, the basil, salt and ground black pepper. Arrange red pepper pieces in a single layer on top.
7 – Place pan on a rimmed baking sheet and press down on torte with the back of a metal spatula to squeeze out any remaining excess liquid. Drain the liquid, brush the red pepper layer lightly with oil and bake torte on top of baking sheet 20 minutes.
8 – Sprinkle torte with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and pecans and bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until cheese melts and pecans are lightly toasted.
9 – Cool at least 15 minutes.
10 – To serve, run a thin knife around the inside edge of pan to loosen torte. Remove sides of pan and cut into wedges to serve.
Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 330; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 30mg; Total Carbs: 30g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 13g; Sodium: 266mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/georgia_pecan_vegetable_torte_with_cheddar_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Spring Vegetable Ragoût

May 10, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Spring Vegetable Ragoût. To make this week’s Recipe some of the Ingredients you’ll be needing Olive Oil, Leeks, Garlic, Frozen Corn, Yellow Squash, Edamame, Carrots, Cherry Tomatoes, Spices, Herbs, and More! The Dish is 156 calories and 20 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/

Spring Vegetable Ragoût
This hearty vegetarian ragoût is chock-full of flavorful fresh vegetables, including leeks, yellow squash, edamame, carrots and cherry tomatoes. And with less than 10 minutes of preparation time required, it’s perfect for a busy weeknight!

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 leeks, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn
1 cup vegetable broth
8 ounces yellow squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 1 1/4 cups)
6 ounces frozen shelled edamame
1 small package (4 ounces) shredded carrots
3 cups small cherry tomatoes, halved
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and black pepper (optional)
Minced fresh parsley (optional)

Directions
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 1/2 cups ragoût (without added salt and black pepper seasoning)

1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add leeks and garlic; cook and stir just until fragrant. Add corn, broth, squash, edamame and carrots; cook and stir about 5 minutes, or until squash is tender.

2. Stir in tomatoes, tarragon, basil and oregano. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 2 minutes, or until tomatoes are soft. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 156 calories, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 7 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 111 mg, Fiber: 5 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/sides/spring-vegetable-ragout/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Creamy Yellow Squash Soup

May 18, 2020 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 a recipe for a Creamy Yellow Squash Soup. A delicious and healthy Soup made with; Yellow Squash, Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Reduced-Sodium 99% Fat-Free Chicken Broth, Buttermilk, Diet Margarine, Reduced-Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and Spices. 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/

Creamy Yellow Squash Soup

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound yellow squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium, 99% fat-free chicken broth
1 cup fat-free buttermilk
1 tablespoon diet margarine
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 ounces reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions
1 – Heat Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Add squash, bell pepper, and onion. Spray vegetables with cooking spray. Cook and stir 6 minutes or until onion begins to brown.

2 – Add thyme, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover. Cook 20 minutes.

3 – Working in 1-cup batches, place mixture in blender or food processor. Cover. Purée. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Return soup to Dutch oven over medium heat. Add buttermilk, margarine, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin and pepper. Cook until heated through. Serve topped with cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 cup soup plus 2 tablespoons cheese.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 113 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 11 mg, Sodium: 401 mg, Fiber: 2 g
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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Cheese Garden Lasagna

October 7, 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 a Cheese Garden Lasagna. Lasagna packed with your favorite Vegetables! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Garlic, Asparagus, Zucchini, Green Onions, Yellow Squash, Red Pepper, and Mushrooms. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. So be sure to check out the Cooks site soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Cheese Garden Lasagna
A fabulous veggie lasagna loaded with garden vegetables and four types of cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:
1/4 cup (2 ounces) butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup each asparagus, zucchini, green onions, yellow squash and red pepper, diced
6 ounces portobello mushrooms, chopped
2 cups Roma tomatoes, diced
2 cups baby spinach leaves, diced
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, chopped
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 cups (15 ounces) Wisconsin Ricotta Cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Parmesan Cheese, grated – divided use
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt and ground black pepper
12 no-cook lasagna noodles
2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin Mozzarella Cheese, shredded – divided use
1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Smoked Provolone Cheese, shredded – divided use

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Butter bottom of 13x9x2-inch pan.
2 – Melt 1/4 cup butter in skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté, 1 to 2 minutes.
3 – Add asparagus, zucchini, onions, squash, red pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach; sauté stirring frequently, 4 to 5 minutes.
4 – Stir in basil, oregano and vinegar; set aside.
5 – In bowl, stir together ricotta, 1/2 cup Parmesan, egg, salt and ground black pepper; set aside.
6 – Place layer of noodles (4 noodles) on bottom of prepared pan. Spread 1/2 ricotta mixture over noodles, top with 1/3 vegetable mixture, 3/4 cup mozzarella and 1/2 cup provolone. Repeat with noodles, remaining ricotta mixture, 1/3 vegetable mixture, 3/4 cup mozzarella and remaining provolone. Top with noodles, remaining vegetable mixture, mozzarella and Parmesan.
7 – Bake 35 to 45 minutes.
8 – Let stand 5 to 10 minutes; serve.

Makes 8 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/cheese_garden_lasagna_recipe.html

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Creamy Yellow Squash Soup

February 9, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday Recipe is a recipe for Creamy Yellow Squash Soup. A delicious and healthy Soup made with; Yellow Squash, Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Reduced-Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and Spices. Warm up these cold Winter Days with this week’s recipe! It comes from another one of my favorite sites, the Diabetes Self Management website. At the site you’ll find a fantastic selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, tips on managing your Diabetes, Diabetic News, and more! So check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Creamy Yellow Squash Soup

Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound yellow squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium, 99% fat-free chicken broth
1 cup fat-free buttermilk
1 tablespoon diet margarine
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 ounces reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions
1 – Heat Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Add squash, bell pepper, and onion. Spray vegetables with cooking spray. Cook and stir 6 minutes or until onion begins to brown.

2 – Add thyme, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover. Cook 20 minutes.

3 – Working in 1-cup batches, place mixture in blender or food processor. Cover. Purée. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Return soup to Dutch oven over medium heat. Add buttermilk, margarine, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin and pepper. Cook until heated through. Serve topped with cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 cup soup plus 2 tablespoons cheese.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 113 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 11 mg, Sodium: 401 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/creamy-yellow-squash-soup/

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup

January 18, 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 Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup. Let the Comfort Food Soup begin, Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup! Using JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast along with Onion, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Green Bell Peppers, Carrots, Pinto Beans, Kidney Beans, and Seasoning! You can find this week’s recipe on the Jennie – O Turkey website. So Enjoy and Make the SWITCH IN 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup
Sometimes only a classic Italian soup will do — and this one does wonders. Heat up lean turkey breast, simmer with a delightful blend of veggies, then let the slow-cooker take over.

NGREDIENTS
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
½ cup diced onion
1 cup diced yellow squash
1 cup diced zucchini
1 medium green bell pepper, diced
1 cup shredded carrots
6 cups water
2 tablespoons HERB-OX® Beef Bouillon Granules
1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained

DIRECTIONS
1) In large skillet, cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) Add onion, squash, zucchini, bell pepper and carrots; cook 5 minutes or until onions are tender.
3) Place the turkey and vegetables in slow cooker. Add water, bouillon granules, Italian seasoning and beans. Cover and heat on low heat setting 4 hours
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 230
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 26g
Fiber 8g
Sugars 4g
Fat 2g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 510mg
Saturated Fat 0.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/297-italian-turkey-minestrone-soup

Soup Special of the Day…………Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup

February 18, 2018 at 6:03 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, soup, Soup Special of the Day | Leave a comment
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup. Let the Comfort Food Soup begin, Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup! Using JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast along with Onion, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Green Bell Peppers, Carrots, Pinto Beans, Kidney Beans, and Seasoning! You can find this week’s recipe on the Jennie – O Turkey website. So Enjoy and Make the SWITCH IN 2018! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Italian Turkey Minestrone Soup
Sometimes only a classic Italian soup will do — and this one does wonders. Heat up lean turkey breast, simmer with a delightful blend of veggies, then let the slow-cooker take over.

NGREDIENTS
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
½ cup diced onion
1 cup diced yellow squash
1 cup diced zucchini
1 medium green bell pepper, diced
1 cup shredded carrots
6 cups water
2 tablespoons HERB-OX® Beef Bouillon Granules
1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained

DIRECTIONS
1) In large skillet, cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) Add onion, squash, zucchini, bell pepper and carrots; cook 5 minutes or until onions are tender.
3) Place the turkey and vegetables in slow cooker. Add water, bouillon granules, Italian seasoning and beans. Cover and heat on low heat setting 4 hours
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 230
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 26g
Fiber 8g
Sugars 4g
Fat 2g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 510mg
Saturated Fat 0.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/297-italian-turkey-minestrone-soup

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