Freshman 15

I met a young lady who was complaining about the “Freshman 15” that she has gained thus far her freshman year at a university here in North Carolina. She couldn’t understand it; all she was eating was salads! She was eating healthy, or so she thought. Once we talked, the light bulb that went off […]

Clean out the Crisper Vegetable Soup

Chop what you have and set aside (some good ones are carrots, celery, cabbage, zucchini, turnips etc.) 1 small onion chopped 1 (14-oz.) can diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon thyme Salt and pepper to taste In a soup pot, sauté the onion till almost clear. Add the rest of the vegetables and […]

Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Makes TWO meatloaves Serves 6, twice 1 package Italian turkey sausages (removed from casings; about 6-8 sausages) 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey 2 large eggs 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained 1 large finely chopped onion 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley 1 cup quick rolled oats 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 […]

Lemon Turkey Stir Fry on Rice

Serves 6 3 cups brown rice, cooked 1 1/2 pounds turkey cutlets, cut into 1/2-inch strips 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon lemon pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 medium green onions, sliced, using green too 1 carrot, grated 1 medium fresh lemon, cut into […]

Crock Frijoles

Serves 6 3 turkey bacon slices 1/2 small green bell pepper, sliced 1/2 small red bell pepper, sliced 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed 5 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups tomato puree 2 puréed chipotle peppers (OPTIONAL) 1/2 tablespoon cayenne Salt and pepper, to taste Hot pepper sauce, to taste 1 pound […]