Healthy Turkey Meatballs!

We’ve been blessed with so many great recipes this summer, and our latest is no exception! Check out these Healthy Turkey Meatballs submitted by Yelitza Velazquez of Plymouth, Connecticut; this delicious homemade recipe is 225 calories per serving, and makes around 3 servings worth of these yummy meatballs. The process of creating your own homemade turkey sausage further enhances the nutritional benefits of this recipe, with 26.9 grams of protein per serving, 46% of your DV of Vitamin C, and only 5.4 grams of carbs! Give this recipe a try, and share your thoughts with us by leaving a rating & comment below; we know you’ll enjoy it! Happy Cooking. – Tasty25 Staff

 

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CALORIE COUNT: 225 Calories Per ServingSERVING SIZE: 164 grams.

 

What you need:

3 Turkey breasts

1/3 Cup red peppers (Chopped)

1/2 Onion (Chopped)

1 Tbsp. garlic powder

1 Tsp. turmeric

1 Tsp. pepper

1/2 Tsp. sea salt

1 Tsp. rosemary

1 Tsp. thyme

3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (Separated)

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 25 minutes; Servings: 3.)

  1. Take your 3 thawed-out turkey breasts, and place them in a food processor or blender, along with 2 Tbsp. of olive oil; process until texture is smooth.

  2. Next, place your ground turkey breast in a medium-sized bowl, and mix with all of the additional ingredients, except for your last Tbsp. of olive oil; mix ingredients together until evenly incorporated together.

  3. Place your stovetop on medium-high heat, and put a large skillet on the fire with your 1 Tbsp. of olive oil; next, make 15-20 meatballs from your bowl of mixed ingredients, and place them in the skillet.

  4. Cook the meatballs in the skillet, turning each one frequently to prevent burning and to ensure each meatball is cooked thoroughly; meatballs are done whenever meat at the center of the meatball is fully cooked.

  5. When done, take meatballs from skillet, and serve while hot; for an appetizer, serve meatballs with toothpicks on a plate covered in low-sodium barbecue sauce, or for lunch & dinner serve over pasta, or with sweet potato & avocado.

  6. Eat & enjoy!

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Avocado Chicken Salad Sandwich!

We absolutely LOVE quick recipes that incorporate a wide variety of fresh foods & spices; this one fits the bill perfectly! Check out this Avocado Chicken Salad Sandwich submitted by Yelitza Velazquez of Plymouth, Connecticut; at a solid 362 calories per serving of pure deliciousness, this chicken salad sandwich on whole wheat bread can make a great lunch or dinner option for yourself, or your family! The leftovers also store really well in the fridge, saving you some additional time in lunch prep for the next day. It’s packed full of protein (31.8 grams), provides 26% of your DV for dietary fiber, and also contributes positive amounts of calcium & Vitamin C. Give this recipe a try, and share your thoughts with us by leaving a rating & comment below; we know you’ll enjoy this one! Happy Cooking. – Tasty25 Staff

 

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CALORIE COUNT: 362 Calories Per ServingSERVING SIZE: 214 grams.

 

What you need:

1 Chicken breast

1/3 Cup celery (chopped)

1/3 Cup tomatoes

1/3 Cup crushed pineapple

2 Tbsp. non-fat greek yogurt

2 Tbsp. avocado (mashed)

2 Tbsp. green onions

1 Tsp. ginger

2 Tsp. lemon juice

1 Tsp. curry

2 Tsp. fresh cilantro (chopped)

1/4 Tsp. sea salt

1 Tsp. black pepper

3 Lettuce leaves

6 Slices whole wheat bread

Feta cheese (Optional)

Olive Oil (For Cooking Chicken Breast)

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 15 minutes; Servings: 3.)

  1. Turn on your stovetop to medium-high heat.

  2. Place a skillet on the stovetop, and cook your thawed chicken breast in olive oil for 8-10 minutes, turning every 90 seconds; after your chicken is thoroughly cooked, cut chicken into bite sized cubes, and set aside.

  3. Next, mix all of your ingredients together, including the chicken cubes, in a medium-sized bowl.

  4. Then, spread a generous amount of the chicken salad mix to a slice of wheat bread; complete sandwich by adding a lettuce leaf, a bit of feta cheese (OPTIONAL), and topping with another piece of wheat bread. Serve immediately. (Refrigerate leftover chicken salad in tupperware for later use.)

  5. Eat & enjoy!

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Paleo Chicken Salad Cucumber Bites!

Summer is here, and we’re glad to be back! We couldn’t think of any better way to up the ante than giving you these delicious Paleo Chicken Salad Cucumber Bites from Tasty25 Foodologist & New Orleans, LA native, Amber Constant. This creative recipe is a crisp & refreshing way to stay food conscious during the summer season, and works perfectly as a party snack platter, or a meal by itself. Best thing about it? It feeds 4 people at 255 calories per serving, contains over 22 grams of protein, and is also high in Vitamins A & B6! Trust us when we say, this is one Tasty25 creation you won’t wanna just look at. Share your thoughts with us by leaving a rating & comment below, and we hope you enjoy. Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff

 

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CALORIE COUNT: 255 Calories Per ServingSERVING SIZE: 349 grams.

 

What you need:

3 Large cucumbers

1 1/2 Cup shredded chicken breast (2 chicken breasts)

1/3 Cup celery, chopped fine

1/3 Cup red onion, chopped fine

1/3 Cup shredded carrot

1/3 Cup pecans, chopped

2 Tbsp. hemp seeds

1 Tbsp. black sesame

2 Tbsp. kelp seasoning

1 Tsp. paprika

1/2 Tsp. cayenne

1 Tsp. black pepper

1/2 Tsp. ground mustard

2 Tbsp. avocado

1 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley

1/4 Cup Veganaise

1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

Olive Oil (For Cooking Chicken Breasts)

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 15 minutes; Serves 4 adults.)

  1. Turn on your stovetop to medium-high heat.

  2. Place a large skillet on the stovetop, and cook your chicken breasts in olive oil for 8-10 minutes, turning every 90 seconds; after your chicken is thoroughly cooked, shred chicken in a bowl, and set aside.

  3. Next, with your cucumbers set aside, mix all of the spices, avocado, apple cider vinegar, and Veganaise together; set aside.

  4. Then, mix all of your remaining ingredients, including the shredded chicken, in a separate bigger bowl.

  5. Take your cucumbers, and cut them into 1/2 inch slices; then mix together both bowls of ingredients.

  6. Place 1 Tbsp. of the chicken salad mixture in between 2 cucumber slices; repeat, and serve immediately.

  7. Eat & enjoy!

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Amber Constant is Tasty25 Magazine’s “Foodologist” from New Orleans, LA.

 

The Editor’s Own: Fresh Sunburst Salsa!

Greetings everyone! I’ve got a great new recipe for you today that I created during our first Tasty25 food tasting party on Cinco de Mayo; and I must add, everyone LOVED it! Try out my Fresh Sunburst Salsa recipe; it’s light, refreshing, and full of delicious flavors. Ingredients include fresh tomatoes, onions, green bell pepper, garlic, cilantro, and more! It’s also only 40 calories per serving, and goes well with multigrain salsa chips, or toasted tortillas. Before you get to work on making my Tasty25 creation, be sure to join our healthy eating community and stay connected with us by placing your email address in the subscription sidebar on the right; also tell your friends & family about the great things we’re doing at Tasty25! Happy Cooking everybody, and don’t forget to send me a photo to editor@tasty25.com after you try it out! Much health, wealth, and prosperity. – David Jones II, Editor of Tasty25 Magazine

 

 

What you need:

2 Medium slicing tomatoes

1 Cup of onions

1/2 Cup of green bell pepper

1/2 Cup shredded parmesan cheese

6 Garlic cloves

1 Fresh lemon

2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro

1/2 Tsp. sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper (To taste)

 

 

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 5 minutes; Serving size – 2-4 adults)

  1. Chop your tomatoes, onion, garlic, and bell pepper into fine pieces, and combine in a medium sized bowl. (Make sure to thoroughly wash your fruit first!)

  2. Taking a large spoon, crush ingredients and stir until mixed evenly.

  3. Next, add 2 Tbsp. of fresh lemon juice along with the shredded parmesan cheese, finely chopped cilantro, salt, and ground black pepper to taste; Repeat step 2.

  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for 15-20 minutes for cold salsa.

  5. Eat & enjoy!

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Orange Honey Salmon!

Hi Tasty25ers! We have such a great wholesome & delicious recipe for you! Check out this 300 calorie per-serving Orange Honey Salmon recipe sent in by Ryan Holden of Atlanta, GA; It’s a fish lovers delight, and chock full of healthy nutrients! Think about it: Juicy salmon fillets, with an orange honey-butter glaze and light spices… Are we making you hungry yet? Because it should! Definitely give this recipe a try, and for a summertime change-up, cook outside on the grill on medium heat. Show us some love by rating & commenting below, and as always, Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff

 

 

What you need:

(6-ounce) salmon fillets

2 Tbsp. honey

2 Tbsp. butter (Melted)

1 Tsp. chili powder

1/2 Tsp. grated orange rind

1/2 Tsp. ground cumin

1/2 Tsp. paprika

1/4 Tsp. salt

1/4 Tsp. ground coriander

1/8 Tsp. black pepper

Extra-virgin olive oil cooking spray

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 10 minutes; Serves 4 adults.)

  1. Preheat broiler to medium-high heat. (If using an outside grill, cook with medium heat.)

  2. Combine honey, melted butter, chili powder, orange rind, cumin, paprika, ground coriander, and salt & pepper in a small bowl; Mix until completely even.

  3. Rub spice mixture over both sides of salmon fillets, then place salmon on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

  4. Cook in the pan for 6-8 minutes, or until the salmon fillets flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  5. Remove from the pan, and serve hot.

  6. Eat & enjoy!

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The Editor’s Own: Sweet & Spicy Mango Stir-Fry

At Tasty25 Magazine, our entire staff practices what we preach; so cheers to another great healthy & delicious recipe straight from my kitchen! I get excited every time I’m able to share one of my own recipes with our growing food conscious community, and I hope you’ll enjoy this one. My Sweet & Spicy Mango Stir-Fry recipe is quick, simple, and absolutely chock full of flavor; and as a health seeker, it doesn’t get any better than a balanced mix of lean meat & veggies! Try it out, let me know what you think, and Happy Cooking!  – David Jones II, Editor

 

 

What you need:

1 Cup of lean red stew meat

Cup of frozen mixed vegetable stir-fry

1/3 Cup of KC Masterpiece® Spicy Mango marinade

Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Tbsp. garlic powder

1 Tsp. oregano

1 Tsp. basil

1 Tsp. honey

1/2 Tsp. ground black pepper

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 15 minutes; Serving size – 1 adult)

  1. Combine the stew meat, olive oil, garlic powder, oregano, basil, and black pepper in a medium-sized bowl, and stir to mix evenly.

  2. Place stovetop to medium-high heat, and add the mixture of stew meat, olive oil, and spices to skillet; Cook until meat is evenly browned. (About 5 minutes.)

  3. Evenly drizzle KC Masterpiece® Spicy Mango marinade on top of browned meat, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add stir-fry vegetables, and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to mix flavor and prevent burning.

  5. Bring stovetop to low heat, and drizzle honey on top of stir-fry medley; Serve hot in a medium-sized bowl.

  6. Eat & enjoy!

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