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Stuffed Zucchini Boats — Ahoy!!

Posted on 11. Mar, 2012 in Food

Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 30 min (more…)

January 2012 is Lifestyle Change at Breakfast

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 in Food, Uncategorized

We have been talking all month about small lifestyle changes because 2012 is our year to get in gear! Little changes make a big difference in the long run. As opposed to strict denial of everything which is ultimately going to lead to going back to your old ways. (more…)

Turkey Jambalaya

Posted on 25. Jan, 2011 in Food

Andouille sausage adds a kick to the Cajun classic from Louisiana. Rice and shredded turkey absorb a flavorful mixture of tomatoes and spices until they’re bursting with flavor. Be prepared this is a SPICY recipe.  Not all tastebuds will enjoy it.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 1/2 cups chopped onion

1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic

1 cup chopped green bell pepper

1 cup chopped red bell pepper

2 1/2 teaspoons paprika

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 cup uncooked long-grain rice

2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

2 cups shredded cooked turkey

6 ounces andouille sausage, chopped

2 tablespoons sliced green onions

Preparation

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 6 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in bell peppers and next 5 ingredients (bell peppers through black pepper); sauté 1 minute. Add rice; sauté 1 minute. Stir in broth and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Add turkey and sausage; cover and cook 5 minutes. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutritional Information – Serving size 1 cup

Calories:249 (27% from fat)

Fat:7.6g (sat 2.4g,mono 3.4g,poly 1.3g)

Protein:17.3g

Carbohydrate:27.4g

Fiber:2.7g

Cholesterol:42mg

Iron:2.7mg

Sodium:523mg

Calcium:37mg