• Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Fall Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

    Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite items to include in fall recipes. I start thinking about sweet potato mash or sweet potato casserole on Thanksgiving instantly. I decided to put a little spin on the classic shepherd’s pie to replace russet potatoes with sweet potatoes. The husband thought it sounded weird at first, but he actually loved it! You know it’s good when it gets the husband approval. This fall sweet potato shepherd’s pie combines sweet potatoes, ground turkey breast, green beans, onions, and zucchini. I think it’s safe to say this recipe is probably going to quickly become a fall staple in our household. Ingredients you’ll need: 1…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Fall Turkey Chili

    Something about a nice warm bowl of chili just seems so perfect for fall and cozy cool weather. This fall turkey chili is one of our favorite recipes for fall and winter. It is definitely a recipe that’s on repeat for us. The fall turkey chili makes great leftovers, which makes it perfect for meal prep. This recipe combines ground turkey breast, chicken bone broth, tomato sauce, kidney beans, pinto beans, great northern beans, onions, and some spices. The fall turkey chili is delicious served with crackers or on top of a small bed of rice. This recipe is also great if you need a large meal to serve numerous…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Turkey Burgers

    I love cooking with ground turkey anytime of the year, but especially during the fall. I start getting ready for Thanksgiving and all the fun holiday celebrations. It truly is my favorite time of the year. These delicious turkey burgers do not disappoint. They are pretty simple to make and a great way to make a classic burger, but with ground turkey. These turkey burgers can be served several ways. My personal favorite is with some lettuce, chicken bacon, and sliced avocado. I love avocado on top of my burgers. If you haven’t tried it I would highly recommend giving it a try. The turkey burgers are a great staple…

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    Turkey Kielbasa Alfredo Skillet

    I’ve said this before and I’ll continue repeating that I love an easy one pan dinner. They are perfect to make a home cooked meal after a busy work day, require minimal effort, and are easy to clean up. This Turkey Kielbasa Alfredo Skillet is the perfect amount of creamy flavor inside a skillet. I used Primal Kitchen’s dairy free alfredo sauce, which has a delicious creamy garlic flavor. The simplicity of being able to used the pre-made alfredo sauce without having to settle on the ingredients in it is a major plus. This delicious one pan skillet dinner combines turkey kielbasa, potatoes, carrots and alfredo sauce. Ingredients You’ll Need…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Recipes,  Seafood

    One Pan Shrimp Kielbasa Skillet

    I love a good one pan recipe for a quick delicious dinner during the week. This one pan shrimp and kielbasa skillet is a great easy and flavorful meal. I don’t know about you, but our work weeks are always packed with things to do. A simple dinner always helps to make are day a little easier. This one pan shrimp kielbasa skillet combines a delicious turkey kielbasa with shrimp, broccoli, white onions and sweet potatoes to make a tasty dinner. You can easily cook it on medium over the stove or place it in the oven for about 30 minutes. I would recommend beginning with cooking down the sweet…

  • Dinner,  Recipes,  Seafood

    Shrimp Avocado Salad

    This recipe includes two of my favorite things: shrimp and avocado. You can never go wrong with seafood and avocado in my opinion. I love how easy this Shrimp Avocado Salad is to make a delicious dinner during the week. It’s also pretty light and refreshing making it perfect for the summer. The Shrimp Avocado Salad would be a great addition to a weekend on the beach or by the pool. Ingredients you will need: 1 lb of peeled and de-veined shrimp 1 cucumber 1/2 white onion 2 limes 1 avocado 2 sweet potatoes 1 tsp. of chopped cilantro This salad includes shrimp, cucumber, cilantro, avocado, lime juice, white onion,…

  • Breakfast,  Recipes

    Cinnamon Roll Protein Waffles

    If you’re anything like me maybe you grew up eating the fluffy cut & back cinnamon rolls on special occasions. My family had a tradition of making them on Christmas morning every year. We always looked forward to waking up to cinnamon rolls to enjoy while we opened gifts on Christmas morning. While reminiscing on that tradition, I decided to combine two of my favorite classic breakfast items to make cinnamon roll protein waffles. They’re pretty easy to make and take very like time. The cinnamon swirl on top of the batter is everything!! Ingredients you’ll need: Waffles 1 cup of whole wheat flour 1 tbsp. of ground cinnamon 1…

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    Simple Egg Roll in a Bowl

    After reading “Egg Roll in a Bowl” you’re probably thinking of that delicious fried take-out egg roll right? This egg roll in a bowl recipe is super quick to make, tastes incredible, and is basically the filling of that delicious egg roll. It takes a spin off the classic egg roll to eliminate the fried food and include whole ingredients. The recipe is primarily ground turkey and coleslaw sautéed and seasoned to get this flavorful dinner. Ingredients you’ll need: 1 lb. of ground turkey breast 16 ounces of coleslaw 2 eggs 1/4 cup of no soy teriyaki sauce (can substitute with soy sauce if desired) 1 tbsp. of ground ginger…

  • Dessert,  Recipes

    Mini Apple Pie Cups

    Typically the only time we enjoy apple pie might be around the holidays. These mini apple pie cups make the perfect small dessert for when you are wanting something sweet, but don’t want the whole pie around the house for days lol. These are also perfect for parties, potlucks, or any social gathering because they are the perfect size for a small dessert “finger food”. The mini apple pie cups have a soft flaky crust that gets pressed down into a muffin pan. The pie crust is then filled with a sweet apple filling to make a delicious sweet treat. We will definitely be adding these to our holiday food…

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    Salmon Cakes

    Typically when making salmon we keep it pretty simple with just baking the salmon and get creative with the sides. I decided to add some variety into dinner the other night and came up with these salmon cakes. Some salmon cake recipes use canned salmon, but substitute that at your own risk. I used fresh salmon, which was a little bit of additional work, but I think it was totally worth it. The salmon cakes are crispy while still having that delicious salmon flavor. You’ll need the below ingredients: 1 lb. of fresh salmon 1/4 cup of crushed almond crackers (I used Simple Mills) 1/2 cup of rice crumbs Can…