I like these on days when I have no time to put together a lunch for work or need something to eat while I’m in the car running errands. It’s quick to put together, covers my cravings for salty and crunchy, and has protein to keep me satisfied. They’re also a favorite for kids!
The only thing you really need to do ahead of time here is make sure to keep the ingredients on hand. Continue reading
As the weather outside gets nicer and it starts to warm up it’s got me looking towards the grill. I love a good burger! Some people shy away from turkey burgers, but do you want to know the secret? It’s what you put on or in the turkey that really makes a turkey burger great. Green chiles add so much flavor and just a touch of spice. Add in some avocados and pico de gallo or tomato and you’ve got an awesome burger.
You can eat this burger on a bun just fine but I prefer to either eat it as a lettuce wrap or pop it on a plate with toppings and eat it with a fork to cut out the bread.
1 lb lean ground turkey Continue reading
Pizza is one of those foods I crave a lot but between the cheese, toppings, and carb filled crust I really have to be careful. When I discovered the fact that people stuff zucchini with all kinds of things I got a great idea… how about instead of crust I just use this healthy alternative? I can still add some melty cheese and a bunch of my favorite toppings!
Remember, you can add any of your favorite pizza toppings! This is just one of my favorite ways to do them up. You can even do them “boat style” by just cutting the zucchini in half, scooping, and doing it that way rather than as small bites. Continue reading
3 teaspoons, divided, extra virgin olive oil
1 cup thawed previously frozen small onions
1 cup baby carrots, peeled
10 ounces cremini mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half
2 1/2 cups divided chicken broth, reduced-sodium, organic
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 1/2 cups cooked turkey or chicken from free range birds, diced
1 cup thawed previously frozen peas
1/4 cup sour cream, reduced-fat, low or no salt
salt to taste
pepper to taste, freshly ground Continue reading
1 1/2 cups Harvest medley sweet brown rice
3 cups water
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 chopped onion
3 chopped garlic cloves
1 pound Organic Turkey Sausage, from free range turkeys, cut into 1/2 inch discs
3 cans of red beans, rinsed, BPA free
1 1/2 cups Chicken Broth – Organic, Low-Sodium
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon sea salt Continue reading