June is National Turkey Lovers’ Month, and it’s a great time to get more of the lean meat in your diet with these healthy turkey recipes.
First up is a Simple Herb and Garlic Roasted Turkey Breast that will be perfect for a Thanksgiving craving.
Master the summer turkey staple with these delicious Grilled Turkey Pineapple Teriyaki Burgers.
Whip up a Greek Turkey Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki for a healthier version of takeout.
Make these Healthy Baked Turkey Enchiladas for an easy family-favorite dinner.
Meal prep next week’s lunches with these tasty Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs.
Skip the breakfast sausage with this Turkey & Egg Breakfast Casserole for brunch.
This beautiful Ground Turkey Mexican Lasagna is an easy showstopper for potlucks and summer suppers.
Dividing your plate into sections to make sure you choose healthy foods and use proper portions is the key to managing your diabetes, cholesterol, high blood pressure, and your diet.
Dividing Your Plate
According to the American Diabetes Association, a good way to plan your meals is by dividing your plate into 3 sections.
Use an imaginary line and cut your plate in half. Divide one of the halves into two to create the three different zones.
- The large section is for fruit, fresh if possible.
- Whole grain cereals or whole grain toast go into one of the smaller sections.
- Eggs, Greek yogurt, or lean breakfast meats go into the other small section.
For Lunch and Dinner
- The large section is for non-starchy vegetables like carrots, spinach, broccoli, and green beans.
- Starchy foods such as whole-grain bread, rice, or potatoes go into one of the smaller sections.
- Lean meat or meat substitutes go into the other small section.
Keeping portions in mind when managing your diet can have a significant effect on your health.