Jalapeno Turkey Burgers

Grilling season is upon us and even though it is pretty dang hot outside, I love sitting on patio to eat dinner.  This burger packs a punch with a double whammy of jalapenos. You've got the fresh jalapenos on top and the chipotle aioli smeared all over he bun. Did you know that chipotles are smoked jalapenos? I read that somewhere recently. I would have gone on thinking they were their own … [Read more...]

Crockpot Turkey Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti is one of those dishes that I don’t make to often. If I cook spaghetti once a year I consider that a lot. I do really enjoy it though, especially the leftovers. There is something about Italian food, it seems to get better with age. As a self proclaimed crockpot lover. I haven’t been using mine nearly enough recently. I love the convenience of the crockpot some days and I really need … [Read more...]

Mexican Pizza

Did you know that regular ground turkey doesn’t really have any less fat than lean ground beef? If you switch to turkey thinking it is healthier without buying the lean ground turkey or ground turkey breast you really aren’t saving any calories. If cholesterol is an issue ground turkey has less, but in order to make leaner choices you need to seek out lean ground turkey. When I’m cooking … [Read more...]

Turkey Picadillo

Picadillo is an easy step into Latin cuisine. The ingredients, though lengthy, are common and probably already in your kitchen. I'm a huge rice lover. I might even venture to say I like it more than pasta. So anytime I get to eat a big bowl of something over rice I am a happy girl. Serve over yellow rice, to get the full experience, but white rice will also do in a pinch. I was actually going … [Read more...]

Double Decker Turkey Tacos

Where has the year gone? Can you believe it is already November. In only a few weeks it will be Christmas, then New Years and 2013. Wow. The year sure has gone fast. Now is the time when family gatherings turn into a weekly occurrence. You can’t eat turkey for every meal. If you are planning on casual family gathering tacos are always a big hit. I remember when the Double Decker Taco came out … [Read more...]