Wake Up to a Healthy Turkey Breakfast
National Turkey Federation Offers Dishes At EatTurkey.com
WASHINGTON, DC, February 1, 2005 -
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From Maple Blueberry Turkey Sausage Patties to sizzling Turkey Frittatas, turkey is a key ingredient for foodservice operators looking for healthy breakfast offerings that are high in protein and low in fat. With turkeyís unique taste and versatility, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) recommends turkey as the perfect nutritious protein for tasty morning meals.
"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it helps improve physical stamina to concentration. Every day consumers are looking to make smart and healthy breakfast decisions that jump start their day on the right foot," said Sherrie Rosenblatt, the National Turkey Federationís senior director of marketing and communications. "By menuing turkey, such as turkey bacon, consumers win and return for more. Turkey is a wise choice and has 8 percent more protein than chicken or beef and zero saturated fat. Overall, its lean profile improves daily diets."
This month, NTF has selected Turkey Mango Salsa with Waffles as a favorite breakfast recipe on EatTurkey.com. This New American dish with cumin and cinnamon spices delights early morning risers and was created by Executive Chef Gary Coffelt of Tulsa, OK. Itís one of many breakfast recipes featured on the web site, which is a valuable resource for professionals looking for innovative turkey ideas. To log into the site, visit EatTurkey.com, choose the "foodservice" tab, then the "700+Recipes" link, and search under "breakfast."
There are an array of products available that make turkey an easy and convenient breakfast ingredient. Foodservice operators have access to ground turkey, sausages, breast meat and even patties to use as a healthy option in all favorite and traditional breakfast recipes. Its nutritious profile makes it attractive choice on every menu.
About The National Turkey Federation The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is the national advocate for all segments of the turkey industry, providing services and conducting activities that increase demand for its members' products by protecting and enhancing their ability to profitably provide wholesome, high-quality, nutritious products. Its award-winning web site, www.EatTurkey.com, offers consumers, food professionals and the media an extensive library of information including healthy eating and restaurant trends, turkey cuts and purchasing tips, turkey nutrition and cooking techniques, and turkey facts and trivia. Additionally, the site presents a searchable database of more than 700 recipes, offers a recipe E-mail program and provides special seasonal and holiday ideas. The National Turkey Federation is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
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