Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

This recipe for turkey stuffed bell peppers was created one night when I was trying to come up with something different to do with ground turkey. There are only so many turkey burgers and turkey hash dishes one can make without going mad with boredom. The family liked this dish and have asked that I…

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie I love comfort food and especially love some of the items that one typically thinks of as British. My best friend and college roommate was from London and I learned an appreciation for British foods while we were living together. When we were in college an authentic (by her London standards) British pub…

Chicken Tacos with Apple Salsa

Chicken Tacos with Apple Salsa We love tacos. We really love tacos. Who doesn’t? They’re easy to make, can be altered to fit any dietary restriction, and are perfect for a fast school night dinner. This recipe for chicken tacos with apple slaw is a wonderful fun recipe that everyone in your family will enjoy…

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken While on my island theme junket I decided to head over to the Atlantic with this slow cooker jerk chicken. School time is all about using my slow cooker and this was an easy and tasty recipe.  When it is done cooking serve this dish with a healthy green salad to…

Turkey & Broccoli Casserole

Are you tired of turkey sandwiches yet? Then try this turkey & broccoli casserole. It came from a cookbook my mother used for years when I was growing up. I have given it my personal dairy-free twist to accommodate my allergy cooking needs. Turkey & Broccoli Casserole 2 lbs. fresh broccoli, trimmed and cut into…

Turkey & Rice Casserole

This recipe for leftover turkey & rice casserole was so good. I actually first cooked this using left over BBQ chicken. It was so tasty my family asked me to keep it around. This is just one of the many ways to use that leftover turkey for post-holiday cooking! Left Over Turkey & Rice Casserole…

Chicken & Leek Soup

Life has been all about change this past year, which is how I came across this recipe for chicken & leek soup with spinach. The older I am getting the healthier I find myself eating and this recipe is no exception. This last year both the hubs and I have been trying to make a…

Shepherd’s Pie

The kiddo went to science camp in Yosemite for a week earlier this month. I asked what she wanted for dinner the two nights before she left. Her answer Shepherd’s Pie, and it was okay if she had it both nights! This is a girl after my own heart. I love nothing more than a…

Comfort Food is Turkey Bean Hotdish

Growing up my mom used to make the best comfort food. Now for me as an adult comfort food is turkey bean hotdish. This is a one pot meal if you choose, quick to put together and great to make in bulk for freezing for another meal. Normally this is made with ground turkey, but…