Main Course Recipes

Stuffed Turkey & Veggie Squash

Turkey and Veggie Stuffed Acorn Squash

Whether you have a large dinner party or running solo this Thanksgiving, this is a tasty dinner recipe that will sure satisfy any hunger!  This simple turkey and veggie stuffed acorns tastes as good as it looks. Healthy and delicious, gluten free, grain free, and is a perfect dish this holiday or any night for…

Hearty Turkey Chili

You can’t help but fall in love with my Hearty Turkey Chili. What I love most about this dish is that is only takes one pot to make and you can make it as spicy as you like. It is packed with nutritious ingredients including red & yellow peppers, black beans, zucchini, carrots, jalapenos, onion,…

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Are you bored of Turkey sandwiches yet? This is an incredible recipe that is packed with protein, is healthy and really filling.  I love making this recipe when I don’t have alot of time to prepare or just exhausted after a long day at work.  It comes together in under 30 minutes. Plus these delicious wraps…
Eggplant 'Meatballs'

Eggplant Meatballs

That’s a spicy meatball!  I just love to add a little spicy kick to this recipe. These meatballs are so delicious, vegetarian and did I mention these are gluten free! These are a much lighter alternative to the usually meat options that are out there, and I love how amazing they taste. Eggplant is a…


This classic Spanish dish wins over any crowd! This is my Vegetable Paella.  It is packed with tons of vegetables and is so rich in flavour. People will think you were in the kitchen preparing all day but this recipe is really so easy to make.   You have the option to add in shrimp or…
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