Chorizo Turkey Burger

 This pumped up turkey burger is blended with spicy chorizo, pepper jack cheese, cool avacados and fresh pico de gallo!     I am not a big fan of the phrase “man food."  What does that really mean anyway?  The phrase would imply that men eat differently than women.  I would like to argue that point.  Men may eat more, but do they really eat differently?  I eat steak.  I eat pork, burgers, wings, and bacon.  And get this, I even grill … Continue reading →

Caramelized Onion and Sausage Pizza

Pillsbury pizza crust topped with sweet caramelized onions, savory Italian sausage and creamy Gouda cheese!

Pizza night gets sophisticated!  Simple caramelized onions, spicy Italian turkey sausage and creamy Gouda cheese  are spread over a pre made pizza dough for a quick and easy meal any night of the week! One of the first few meals I made for my husband after we got married was a Malaysian pizza.  It sounded promising.  It had fiery spices, peanut butter, chicken... so many flavors I love.  I had high hopes as I spread out the crust and topped … Continue reading →

Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole

Turkey and wild rice casserole is perfect for your left over turkey!

The perfect meal solution for your leftover Thanksgiving turkey! Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  I’m planning my dessert, picking out my stretchy pants and stocking up on plastic containers because I want leftovers!  Aside from over eating, and food coma’s, left overs is what Thanksgiving is about right?  I happen to know that this year my mom bought an extra large turkey so that there will be enough left overs for us all!  Now that’s … Continue reading →

Turkey Melt with Caramelized Onions and Spicy Pumpkin Mayo {An Extraordin-Dairy Adventure I}

Turkey melt with caramelized onions and a spicy pumpkin mayo.

 This is not your ordinary turkey melt!  This sandwich is stuffed with smoked turkey, Muenster cheese, Caramelized onions and a spicy pumpkin mayo!  You may never have ordinary again!   Last week I had the opportunity of a lifetime.  Myself and eight other bloggers were treated to a dairy adventure sponsored by the American Dairy Association Mideast.  Our hosts from the Dairy Association were absolutely … Continue reading →

Turkey Piccata

Simple and quick turkey piccata for a light meal any night of the week.

This turkey piccata is the perfect light and easy meal for any night of the week! Do you ever find that certain words instantly make you think of the most random things???  I'll give you an example of what I'm talking about.  I was flipping through the October issue of Cooking Light Magazine when I stumbled upon this turkey piccata recipe.  I found myself rolling the word "piccata" around in my head.  It instantly made me think of the word … Continue reading →

Turkey Tostada with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce

Turkey Tostadas

My family loves Mexican food!  I love QUICK Mexican food! These turkey tostadas are quick and easy, but so tasty, especially with the spicy sweet  raspberry chipotle sauce!  When I was in elementary school, my favorite school lunch was "Tostada Pizza".   When I saw that on the lunch menu, I would plead with my mother to give me 75 cents to buy lunch on that day!!!   That was the first time I ever even heard the … Continue reading →

Pasta Bolognese

Pasta Bolognese |

Want a family friendly dinner idea? Tired of the same old-same old?  Pasta Bolognese is a simple and satisfying pasta dish that is sure to become a favorite! I've been thinking about this challenge that our church has issued.  The challenge begins next week and to be quite honest, I'm not sure I can do it.  The challenge is this:  to eat beans and rice for one week.  A large percentage of the world's population exists on this diet alone.   … Continue reading →

Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

My favorite thing to make when the weather starts to turn is chili!  Nothing says home cooking to me more than a big bowl of chili! My mom likes to tell me that when she was pregnant with me all she craved was chili.  This must be why this is one of my go to meals.  I love it plain, I love it Cincinnati style with beans and spaghetti, I love it full of meat and spice and I love it sweet and full of veggies! Just gimme the chili!   Actually … Continue reading →