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Versatile Stuffed Peppers

This is a versatile dish.  You can use ground turkey, sausage, or any other meat.   Also feel free to add or change the veggies in the recipe.  I always make extra and then freeze the leftover stuffing mixture.  Next time, experiment with stuffing portabello mushrooms, zucchini, squash or cabbage. 1 pound ground turkey or […]

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Easy Thai Bowl

Sometimes I don’t feel like cooking, especially in hot Florida.  I love this recipe because there is minimal cooking and it is so flavorful.  This Thai bowl can be vegetarian, balanced with nuts or feel free to add leftover chicken or steak. Ingredients: Chopped/sliced veggies: My favorites are green onions, peppers, cucumbers, broccoli, cabbage and […]

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This recipe is a new staple dinner for our family.  Once I bought a few key ingredients, I can whip this up in 10 minutes. Ingredients: 1 lb chicken (shredded) or 1 lb ground chicken (or turkey) 2 bell peppers, diced 1 onion, diced 1 cup cooked brown rice or quinoa 3 cups shredded cabbage […]

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Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup

I have made many versions of tortilla soup but this is my first time in a crockpot.  It’s even faster than my 10 Minute Vegetarian Tortilla Soup and a family favorite. Ingredients: 2 large chicken breasts (frozen or defrosted) 12 oz bag of frozen corn 14 oz bag of frozen mixed pepper strips 6-12 oz […]

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Asian Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry

Chinese Food often has a lot of hidden fats and is layered in thick sugary sauce. This stir fry has a light coating of sauce that gives you just enough of the asian zing without loading on the calories. You could throw this on top of some brown rice and make it a healthy rice […]

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Crockpot White Bean Chili

You gotta love crock pot recipes. I threw in frozen chicken, frozen veggies, canned beans and spices…and it smelled and tasted awesome! Ingredients: 2 cans white beans, rinsed 1 can diced tomatoes with jalapenos or chilis with juice (to add a little kick) 1 large onion, chopped (or 1 cup frozen chopped onions) 1 bell […]

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Fajitas: Steak, Chicken or Vegetarian

Fajitas are a pretty healthy meal but I like to make a few improvements.  First of all, corn tortillas are much better for you than flour so try that.  Skip or cut down on the unhealthy dairy (cheese and sour cream) and add extra avocado.  And go crazy on the veggies – add extra peppers and […]

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Healthy Turkey Burgers

Healthy Turkey Burgers Turkey burgers are a leaner alternative to red meat. This simple recipe adds some extra veggies which helps keep it moist. Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey 2 tablespoons panko or GF bread crumbs 3 tablespoons finely diced onion 1/2 cup mushrooms, finely chopped 1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped 1/2 cup zucchini or yellow squash, shredded 1 egg, […]

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One Pan Mediterranean Stir-Fry

I am all about simple easy recipes, as I’m sure you all know. With the delicious Mediterranean Stir-Fry, you only need only one pot so it’s the perfect quick dinner. This recipe is already balanced with healthy carbs and protein, but it is quite versatile: If you are vegetarian or vegan you can take out […]

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Turkey Meatball Options

I love the idea of making batches of turkey meatballs and mini meatloaves.  I make large batches so I’ll have leftovers for quick snacks and meals.  I also freeze extra in a zip lock bag.  For picky kids or families, the recipe is versatile so you can make half the batch plain and half with […]

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