Monthly Archives: November 2017

Turkey-Wild Rice Soup

Turkey-Wild Rice Soup is a recipe for a hearty cream of turkey or chicken soup. It’s a good way to use up some of your leftover holiday turkey as it calls for cooked turkey or chicken and takes about (2) hours total time to prepare and cook. Ingredients Include: chopped turkey or chicken, mushrooms, celery, carrots, wild rice, chicken broth and sour cream. It is also well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (9 pointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4) servings with a (1-3/4) cup serving size. Turkey-Wild Rice Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 1-1/2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups sliced mushrooms
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped carrots
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup quick-cooking or instant wild rice
3 cups shredded cooked chicken, or turkey
1/2 cup light sour cream
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Wild-Mushroom Risotto

Wild-Mushroom Risotto is a delicious, cheesy and hearty recipe for a meatless meal. It takes about (2) Hours total time for this recipe. [Note: If you can’t locate all the mushroom varieties listed in the ingredient list; any available variety may be substituted that is available in your area]. Ingredients Include: Barley, oyster, cremini, porcini and shiitake mushrooms; leeks, garlic and Parmesan cheese. It is well-seasoned with salt, pepper and thyme. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/2) cups per serving. Wild-Mushroom Risotto will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1-1/2 Hours.
Total Time: About 2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups thinly sliced leek (about 2 large)
(8 oz) oyster mushrooms, sliced
(8 oz) cremini mushrooms, sliced
(5 oz) shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced
1 cup uncooked pearl barley
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 tsp chopped fresh thyme, divided
8 cups water
(1/2 oz) dried porcini mushrooms, coarsely chopped
(3 oz) vegetarian Parmesan cheese, grated (about 3/4 cup)
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Turkey-Vegetable Stew

Turkey-Vegetable Stew is a delicious recipe for a hearty meal. The total time for this recipe is just over (1-1/2 hours). It is best suited for large gatherings or may be frozen and used later. Freezing and Thawing directions are included at end of recipe. Ingredients Include: Boneless, skinless turkey breast, carrots, potatoes, onions, mushrooms, garlic, biscuits and chicken stock. It is also well-seasoned and spiced. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (12) servings with a serving size of (1-1/4 cups) stew + (2) biscuits. Turkey-Vegetable stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.turkey-vegetable-stew.jpg

Prep Time: 40 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 58 Minutes.
Total Time: About 1 Hour-40 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup white whole-wheat flour, divided
6 Tbsp cold unsalted butter, cubed
9 Tbsp nonfat buttermilk
2 Tbsp + 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme, divided
1-1/4 tsp salt, divided
Cooking spray
3 Tbsp olive oil, divided
(2 lbs) skinless, boneless turkey breast,
cut in (1″) pieces

3 cups chopped onions
2 cups diced carrots
3 Tbsp chopped fresh sage
2 Tbsp minced garlic
2 tsp ground black pepper
2 (8 oz) packages sliced cremini mushrooms
6 cups unsalted chicken stock
3 cups peeled, diced Yukon gold potatoes
4 thyme sprigs (optional)

Asparagus-Vinaigrette

Asparagus-Vinaigrette is an easy and quick (30) minute recipe for an Italian-style side. This would work well for your Christmas, Thanksgiving and/or Easter holiday menus. Vegetables Include: Asparagus, peas, sugar-snap peas and shallots which are boiled and then sauteed and served with a made from scratch tarragon vinaigrette and crumbled bacon. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Asparagus-Vinaigrette will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: About 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 quarts water
2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
(1-1/2 lbs) fresh asparagus, trimmed, halved crosswise
(1 lb) fresh or frozen sugar-snap peas, thawed
5 center-cut bacon slices
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 cup chopped shallots
2 Tbsp tarragon vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1-1/2 tsp lemon zest

Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole

Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole is an easy option for a delicious and quick (1) hour total time vegetable side recipe. Suggested Uses: For Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holidays. Ingredients include: Cauliflower florets, bell peppers, corn, cream cheese, parsley, shredded cheese and Parmesan cheese. It is an oven-baked casserole which is both creamy and cheesy. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35-40 Minutes.
Total Time: About 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

7 cups small cauliflower florets
1 cup frozen corn
1 (8 oz) bar cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup milk
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
20 round crackers (such as Ritz), coarsely crushed
1 cup shredded Mexican-style Four Cheese blend
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley