turkey

turkey shortcake

I can’t, for the life me, think why my dad called this dish “turkey short­cake.” It’s got to be a weird south­ern thing. Nev­er­the­less, the Thanks­giv­ing left­over I remem­ber most fondly from my child­hood is this oddly named dish con­sist­ing … more




breakfast scramble

I love scram­bles — they are cousin to the omelet, but here, with­out the cheese. For a lean pro­tein, I love to add smoked turkey and sauteed onions and scal­lions. Add a smoothie or fresh fruit and you’ve got a … more




stuffed bell peppers

I think this dish was a sta­ple in many homes in the 60’s and 70’s. It’s kind of a clas­sic in the ranks of those huge Camp­bell soup-based casseroles my mom would make dur­ing the week. This has been updated … more




bbq chicken pizza

A word about “pizza”. You know those things that your mom made you eat as a child that were just short of a scar­ring expe­ri­ence? In our house it was Mon­tana Stew which was com­prised of ground beef, kid­ney beans, … more




holiday roast turkey with gravy

Thanks­giv­ing is my favorite meal of the entire year — so much so that I repli­cate it for Christ­mas with a few changes. Maybe you can too. As for me, when the house smells like roast­ing turkey and bacon, I … more




holiday bread dressing

My lit­tle boy is 7 and a half (as he will tell you) and he just had his first bite of dress­ing, thank you very much to Udi’s Gluten-Free Bread. Thanks­giv­ing din­ner is my absolute favorite din­ner of the entire … more




chicken wrap

This also works great with deli turkey. This is my kid’s sec­ond lunch after school. Total time: 5 min­utes Yield: 1 wrap 1 brown rice tor­tilla (I buy Trader Joe’s brand) lots of may­on­naise (Best Foods is GFCF) or hum­mus 1/2 … more




roasted turkey breast & gravy

Thanks­giv­ing din­ner is my favorite meal of the year.  It’s not just that I love roast turkey or the smell of apple pie and the the long table my daugh­ter and I set every year. I love Thanks­giv­ing because is … more




broccoli bacon salad

This is for my friend Brad who is try­ing to sneak more veg­eta­bles into his kid’s diet. Not only is this deli­cious, but the veg­gies are raw — another nutri­tional bonus. Prep Time: 10 min­utes Yield: Serves 4–6 12 oz. … more




turkey on the grill

You can also use chicken breasts or thighs. Prep time: 5 min­utes Total time: 25 min­utes Yield: Serves 4 2 turkey ten­ders (about 1 lb. total) 1 recipe Cilantro Pesto Coat thighs with cilantro pesto and mar­i­nate for sev­eral hours or … more




turkey wienerschnitzel

My father-in-law ate this every day in board­ing school in Vienna, but with veal. This is a splurge to eat once in a while, but it’s one of my favorite meals. Prep time: 20 min­utes Total time: 40 min­utes Yield: … more