Turkey Meatballs

In my ever ending quest to make healthy food affordable, I’ve fallen in love with ground turkey. Without babbling on about the health benefits of ground turkey and harms of red meat, you’ll just have to take my word for it…poultry is a much healthier alternative.  These little meatballs are super versatile as I’ve added…

Butternut Squash Soup

Fall time in the kitchen is my absolute favorite. I love living in New York where I get to experience all four seasons, however, fall is a crisp breath of fresh air that I welcome with open arms each year. Root vegetables and squashes are found in almost every meal I serve this time of…

Apple Crisp

I have searched high and low for an apple crisp recipe that was dairy and gluten free and couldn’t find one worth of even trying. This recipe was born out of four or five decent recipes that eventually lead to our fall dessert this season. We love this because it gives you the delicious apple…

Pot Roast with Roasted Root Vegetables

Root vegetables may be my favorite vegetable on the planet. Accompany them with a melt in your mouth pot roast and you’ve got the most amazing fall dinner great for guests or to enjoy with your family. Pot roast has always been a favorite since childhood. My mother cooked it in a crock pot and…

Chicken Fajita Bowl

Mexican is a favorite in our household! Mexican can be deliciously healthy if you keep to lots of vegetables and meat flavored with spices and lime to brighten everything up. Not only is this a dinner we look forward to, but we always have leftovers for lunches.  Between the beans, rice, chicken, and vegetables, you…

Brunch with Friends

Sundays were made for two things: Fellowship with others through Christ  and brunch. I had the pleasure of hosting brunch with dear friends that ended up fulfilling both of today’s purposes. To make things easier, I prepared a few things in advance so that I wouldn’t stress the morning of. I have also included a…

Quinoa and Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers never excited me until recently. I usually found them bland and boring. I also didn’t like having my entire meal inside a pepper. It just didn’t fly. However, I was inspired one morning while watching a cooking show and I decided to give them a try. For the first time, I was going…

Savory Turkey Burgers

I cannot believe I went from not even wanting to TRY turkey burgers to having them on a weekly basis! I absolutely love the flavor of these burgers and crave them from week to week. I have experimented with various additions but this is my favorite. These make four to five burgers depending on how…

Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

  Spaghetti squash has become quite popular lately. I have to admit, I am not a fan of it all the time but this combo is a great mix of flavors. Turkey sausage is a much healthier choice than pork sausage and the loaded greens in this dish boost the nutrition. Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash…

Garlic Chicken in Wine Sauce

This chicken dish is bursting with flavor. Be sure to cook with wine that you enjoy! Inspired by scampi, this chicken is fantastic with rice or vegetables that can soak up the flavorful broth. Ingredients: 3-4 lbs. chicken things/legs bone in skin on 1/2 cup wine 1/2 cup chicken broth 8 cloves garlic 1 lemon…