Category: Turkey

turkey and veggie chili

Healthy Turkey and Veggie Chili

Turkey and Veggie Chili I found this healthy, naturally gluten-free and casein-free terrific turkey and veggie chili recipe years ago on Allrecipes.com. I like to use lean meat like turkey with less fat than ground beef.  Instead of ground turkey you could always use organic ground chicken or bison instead.   This turkey and veggie chili is a staple in our dinner rotation and has...

gluten-free, dairy-free spaghetti and meatballs

Gluten-Free Herbed Meatballs

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Meatballs These gluten-free herbed meatballs are super tasty, easy to make and freeze really well. We love them just as much as Eggplant Chicken Parmesan and Spicy Chicken Spaghetti! They are wonderful to have around because they can be used in so many different recipes. meatballs subs with red sauce classic spaghetti and meatballs put them on pizza use them in soup like...

Perfect Roasted Turkey à la Martha Stewart

I am super excited about cooking Thanksgiving dinner again! Because I’ve finally worked out the kinks to making some of our traditional favorites both gluten- and dairy-free. This turkey is roasted to perfection with a cheesecloth soaked in a wine and vegan butter mixture. Perfect Roasted Turkey à la Martha Stewart I originally learned to cook a stuffed turkey in those Reynold’s turkey cooking bags, which...

Healthy Stuffed Peppers with rice, turkey, veggies and lentils

Healthified Stuffed Peppers with Lentils

Healthifying A Classic Comfort Food – Stuffed Peppers Today’s recipe is a healthier version of a classic comfort food staple – stuffed peppers.   Along with details of the things we change to clean it up.  Where the food comes from and what may be lurking along plays a role.   But first, let’s talk about the gut microbiome and lentils.  Because we are adding...

Super Easy Thai Turkey Burgers

Thai Turkey Burgers These Thai turkey burgers are a staple on our weekly menus and after many years, we’re still not tired of them!   They are so good and easy to make and add a really a nice flavor profile to otherwise kinda boring white meat lean ground turkey (locally sourced and antibiotic-free).   It only takes a few ingredients and very little time...

BBQ Meatloaf Stuffed Peppers

Healthified Meatloaf Stuffed Peppers We love to “healthify” quintessentially comfort food dishes.   And these turkey meatloaf stuffed peppers are so delicious, especially when you use a tasty BBQ sauce to top it off!   We like Rib Rack BBQ Sauce because it’s gluten free and contains only a few clean ingredients.   To make the filling we add in grated yellow squash and ground...

salad nicoise with green beans, potatoes, eggs, tomatoes and turkey

Salad Niçoise with Homemade Dressing

Salad Niçoise Salad Niçoise is traditionally made with eggs, green beans, potatoes, tomatoes, olives and fish tossed in a lemony vinaigrette.  It is probably one of my all-time favorite salads. During the summer I have a ton of basil, thyme and oregano growing in the garden to make the vinaigrette.  And fresh green beans are in season so it is perfect for this time of...

PF Chang-y Lettuce Wraps

PF Chang Style Lettuce Wraps

PF Chang Style Lettuce Wraps There are a lot of recipes for PF Chang style lettuce wraps floating around the internet, but this one is gluten-free and casein-free.  Plus we make our own hoisin sauce. Most of the recipes I found require hoisin sauce, which is not going to be gluten-free. So I looked through a few homemade recipes for hoisin and came up with...

Homemade Healthified Turkey Sloppy Joes

Healthified Sloppy Joes I used to love when my mom made Manwich Sloppy Joes from the can growing up! I haven’t had one in years… but after watching Rachel Ray make them on the Food Network the other day, I just had to try a homemade gluten-free healthified version. To clean and lean up the recipe use: ground turkey, chicken or bison instead of ground...

gluten-free, dairy-free "beef" stroganoff

Gluten-free Dairy-free “Beef” Stroganoff

This easy one pot dish for gluten-free dairy-free “beef” stroganoff is made with gluten-free pasta, lean ground turkey and all the traditional flavors. Gluten-free Dairy-free “Beef” Stroganoff One of my favorite dishes growing up was beef stroganoff.  I used to beg my mom to make if for dinner.  I think she used to make it with french onion soup mix and sour cream.  I’m not...