Detox Resolution Recipe Series: Using whole grains, vegetables, lean meats and healthier fats in recipes that you may find taste really good!
What’s not to like about this delicious, healthy, make-ahead recipe? It’s got all the bells and whistles–lean turkey, grains and vegetables all neatly bundled in an edible pepper shell. Beautiful sweet bell peppers are delicious, especially when roasted, and they are packed with Vitamin C and A, plus a plethora of healthy benefits.
Pre-seasoned canned tomatoes are the work-horse in this recipe, eliminating additional seasonings and steps. Feel free to use plain diced tomato and deliver your own Southwest kick with seasonings such as puréed chipotles, onions and chili powder.
I used barley in this recipe but couscous, quinoa, bulgar, rice or breadcrumbs would be fine substitutes. Any meat or vegetarian protein could be used instead of the ground turkey.
We may be jipped out of a white Christmas in Michigan this year, but the promise of the family rejoined and traditions re-lit has me craving pickled herring. In past years I’ve been lucky enough to receive it––scratch-made––from my Polish neighbor, Krystyna, the week before our family celebrates Christmas and the New Year. This year she’s left … Full recipe post »
To all of you food lovers and gardeners out there who enjoy a pretty plate and yard, this is one of the best tips I’ve ever received: Plant nasturtium seeds. A green thumb, patience, full sun or even a yard is not a requisite for having edible, lovely garnishes from early summer into fall. I … Full recipe post »
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