Meal planner – Week 1

 

Meal Planner

Weekly Meal Planner

 

Welcome to My Meal Planning Corner! I am starting a new feature on my blog, where I would share easy, flavor-packed meals that you can throw together even on a busiest week nights! Continue reading

Turkey Cashew Lettuce Wraps

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I made these super easy turkey wraps for dinner last night and they were so good! They are easy, fast, and fresh with stir-fried turkey, garlic, fresh ginger, green onions, cashews, cilantro, sriracha, seasoned with sesame oil, and soy sauce, and served in butter lettuce cups. They can easily be on your table under 30 minutes. Defiantly a new favorite in our house, healthy and so fun to eat! Continue reading

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie {Thanksgiving leftovers}

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It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and you have all those leftovers from Thursday’s big dinner. This pie makes use of more than just leftover turkey. Use a medley of leftover vegetables along with the mashed potatoes, turkey and gravy, topped with a parmesan cheese, ready in only an hour.You still have some great fresh herbs laying around? Add the fresh herbs on there like oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme, or parsley. I made this pie yesterday and its already gone.. Continue reading

Chipotle Turkey Burgers with Grilled Corn Slaw and Tangy Lime Vinaigrette

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Let me start by saying that this is my favorite turkey burgers so far! These turkey burgers get their flavor from chipotle chili in adobe sauce which add smoky and spicy excitement to these juicy burgers. The crunchy corn slaw is made with grilled corn and red cabbage and provides a contrast of textures to make these burgers a blast to eat. And the flavors are unreal, too. Crunch from the cabbage, tanginess from the lime, sweetness from the agave nectar and the sweet smokey grilled flavor from the corn. They were incredibly tasty, juicy, spicy, sweet, smoky, and tangy, just packed with so many incredible flavors! To me this is the perfect BBQ summertime recipe!

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Turkey Burger with Red Peppers, Fresh Herbs and Feta Cheese

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My sister-in-law, Debra, introduced me to turkey burgers. I was a little skeptical first but they were seriously tasty. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good beef burger but turkey burgers can be a delicious switch of pace, and it is also much leaner than red meat, with just half the amount of saturated fat. It quickly became on of my favorite burgers to gill; ground turkey, yellow bell peppers and feta cheese.
Couple of weeks ago I came across Herb-Filled Turkey Burgers with Cheddar Cheese on Serious Eats and thought it would be interesting to combine my sister’s recipe with the one on Serious Eats, with my own twist, of course. The combination of herbs really play well together, a little bit of onion and garlic, some feta cheese and the result is exquisite. Don’t let these turkey burgers fool you, they are juicy and packed with flavor.


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Turkey Bolognese

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To keep the bolognese sauce on the lighter side, I decided to use ground turkey in place of the traditional ground beef. For an extra flavor boost I added a splash of red wine and a pinch of red pepper flakes. This turkey bolognese sauce is perfect for tossing with pasta, scooping up with Italian bread, or serving over spaghetti squash. The sauce only gets better after a few days of sitting in the fridge, so you might want to make a double batch for leftovers later in the week. Continue reading