Crock Pot Turkey Chili

I posted this easy recipe on my insta stories last week & had a ton of interest in it! And a ton of requests to publish it on the blog, so by popular demand….here it is! This is so perfect for fall & incredibly easy. You can even prepare it ahead of time & freeze it for later use. It’s a healthy & hearty meal packed with savory flavors!

Here’s what you’ll need:

1 lb lean ground turkey

1 15 oz can organic diced tomatoes

1 8 oz can organic tomato sauce

1 15 oz can organic, low-fat/sodium pinto beans

1 15 oz can organic, low fat/sodium dark red kidney beans

3 cloves garlic

Half a purple or white onion

3 stalks celery

3 Tbsp chili powder

1 tsp cumin

1 Tbsp oregano

*optional* 1 tsp red pepper flakes

*optional* about 1/4 cup chicken stock

Sour cream & shredded cheddar cheese for topping

Salt & pepper to taste

First you’ll want to chop up you onion, celery & garlic. I don’t like huge chunks of veggies so I cut all of mine up pretty small. That’s to your own discretion though 🙂

While you’re chopping your veggies, heat up some olive oil in a large skillet. I used about a tablespoon or so.

Toss everything in the skillet & sauté for about 3 minutes or so. Or until the veggies begin to soften. Then you’ll want to add in your turkey.

I like to push the veggies to the sides of the pan to get the meat started. Once it starts to brown just keep giving it a good stir to makes sure it all gets cooked through.

Let that meat sit & cook for a few & start adding in your other ingredients to the crock pot. Pour in your tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans [do not drain or rinse] & seasonings.

The last thing I add in is a water & chicken stock mix. I get one of the 15 oz cans and fill it 3/4 with water & 1/4 chicken stock just to give it a tad more flavor. Pour that in the crock pot with your turkey/veggie mix & stir it all together.

Then you let it sit for 2-4 hours on low. Or, at this point I would let the meat and veggies cool then bag it up to stick it in the freezer. If you can let it sit closer to 4 hours the flavors will really mash up!

I like to top mine off with some shredded cheddar or Colby jack cheese & sour cream.

Crackers & cornbread are 👌🏻 with this too. Or pour it over some Fritos for a fancy Frito pie 💁🏻‍♀️.

As always, God bless †

& happy eating

Brittany

How to Create the Ultimate Kid’s Birthday Party Without Breaking the Bank

This past weekend we threw our little girl the most fun birthday party! We had the family over & it was such a great time. But let me tell ya…planning for & preparing for a kid’s birthday party is so much work. And stress, I’ll add. What’s the number one cause of stress in situations like these [at least for most of us]? Money. After going through a few birthdays with my tiny ones, I’ve learned a few things. Everything from how to decorate, gifts, food, treats, games, you name it. All for a reasonable price. Especially for us. Our kiddos’ birthdays are so close to each other, so it’s important that we try and spread the “wealth” around if ya know what I mean. I am totally not a party planner, but I will share with you what’s worked for us & hopefully they will help y’all have an awesome party for your kiddo too!

Let’s get this party started! 🙂

No. 1 Make a New Best Friend…PINTEREST

I got ALL of my ideas for my daughter’s party from Pinterest. If you have a super creative mind, by all means go for it. But if you want to create less stress & thought on your part, just search what you’re going for on Pinterest. If you don’t have an account it’s super easy to create. Paislee, my daughter, wanted a My Little Pony party. My first thought was, “I’ll just go to Party City & get all the themed plates and such.” Once I started searching on Pinterest though, I found a ton of cute decorations that I knew would cost so much less. It’s your one stop shop for anything & everything you could ever think of! Most things you find you can just make yourself, which is SO much cheaper than going out and buying it all. If you want some cute party ideas and decorations, you can follow my party board 🙂

No. 2 Make your Own Cake

Birthday cakes can be so incredibly expensive. The year Paislee turned two and Noah turned one [so, last year] I started the tradition of baking their cakes myself. I know what you’re thinking…”how does this cause me LESS stress?” Well for starters, it’s much, much cheaper. So you won’t have to worry about the expense of paying someone else to make your cake. And it doesn’t have to be fancy. I even used boxed cake mix. don’t be ashamed. My favorite thing about making the cake myself is that I know it’s baked with love. I pray my kiddos appreciate this gesture I make for them each year & it makes for precious memories. Plus, the theme is usually something my kiddos are already into and they have toys I can use as toppers! Nothing better than using things you already have. Less money out of your pocket. I have never spent more than $20 to make their cakes! And the materials you build up over time making the cakes can be used for years to come, so go you for being proactive! 🙂

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I found this rainbow cake recipe on Pinterest…duh. You can find it here. The only difference from this recipe and the one I made is that I used pre-made frosting. But homemade frosting is so good and super easy/cheap to make too!

No 3. Your Second Best Friend….Dollar Store

All of our decorations came from the dollar store. Serving bowls, scoops, streamers, balloons….E V E R Y T H I N G. You would be amazed at all the decor they have. Granted, our “theme” for Paislee’s party was super easy to create things with. My Little Pony is easy to make into a “rainbow” theme as well. Rainbow Dash all the way! Some decorations were ones you put together yourself, but they were only a dollar so it was totally worth it. And the balloons we got were ones you blow up yourself, so we didn’t have to pay for someone to blow them up with helium. Perfect.

Even all the table clothes were a dollar a piece & made for a great pop of color that went with the theme!

My mom made this adorable little piece for the fireplace where her presents were placed. She got the fabric from Joann’s & the ribbon from Michael’s. Two places that always have coupons available online- you can go to the RetailMeNot website. They also have an app for your smartphone. I use it almost everywhere I go, it’s very convenient.

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No. 4 Use What You Have at Your Disposal

I am always about using what you have. Close family and friends are usually always willing to help out if you’re needing to use something for a big party like this. We borrowed my Nana’s big tables & my cousin’s fold up chairs for everyone to sit on/at while eating. My mom has this beautiful milk glass collection that went really well with our candy bar.

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The less you have to go out and buy or rent, the better. When you’re looking on Pinterest, look for things that you can incorporate with materials you already have. It makes your life so much easier. And cheaper.

No. 5 Make Your Own Games & Activities

This kind of piggy backs off of my previous point. Try to use things you already have & turn it into something fun! We live in Texas, so it is crazy hot right now. Originally we talked about getting a bounce house or some type of blow up water slide for the kids. Those things run anywhere from 100-300 bucks. It gets pretty pricey. When it comes to children, you really don’t have to try so hard. They enjoy the littlest of things. It’s like when you buy them that nice, big electric four wheeler & they’d rather play in the big box it came in. We decided to blow up the kiddie pool, set up the slip n slide & filled the kid’s water table with water beads. The kids LOVED it. They end up making up their own games too. So this is something you really don’t need to stress about! Kids aren’t complicated! Especially little ones.

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If you’re on the artsy side or have someone in your family or friend circle who is willing to help, take advantage of that! My sister is an awesome artist & I had her make this cute little “pin the tail on the pony” game. We used some cheap little thin ribbons as the tails. The kids had fun with it!

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The other thing we decided to do was a candy bar for all the guests! It was such a cute idea that I found on Pinterest. My mom was more than willing to help & totally took it on. Again, use what [and who 🙂] you have! I liked this idea more than giving the kid’s a goodie bag. My Little Pony is a pretty girly theme, so this was a good way for us to let everyone take something home & wasn’t gender specific.

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The recipes for the treats we made can be found here:

Fruity Pebble Rice Crispie Treats

Unicorn Popcorn

Chocolate Dipped Wafers

No. 6 The Gift

Last but not least, don’t stress too much about the gift. Chances are that if you’re throwing your kiddo a party, they will be showered with gifts. Don’t feel like you have to spend a ton of money or get them a ton of gifts. Because that will happen anyways. I don’t even remember the gifts I got at my birthday parties growing up, but I do remember the party and people that came to celebrate with me. That’s what matters most! We had Paislee open our gift to her on her actual birthday. It was more intimate for us & she was able to enjoy it before she got her other gifts during her party.

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This was such a fun party & day. I will always remember it! Some of the decorations we used can even be used again! Some are hanging in Paislee’s room because she loved them so much 🙂 A birthday party doesn’t have to be complicated. Simple decor & treats will do the trick, I promise! As long as there’s free food for your guests, they will be happy! I tried to link up all of the recipes & other helpful things you might need, but if I forgot something or if you have any questions just shoot me a comment below!

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As always, God bless

Brittany

Teriyaki Chicken with Cauliflower Fried Rice

It has been too long since I experimented in the kitchen! I love to cook. I love to try out new recipes & create some of my own. One of my favorite types of food is Chinese. I am a huge rice lover & I could eat spicy food for days. But I also try my best to be healthy in the food choices I make. If you’re like me you will ADORE my newest creation!

This meal is so perfect for meal prepping or just a quick meal for those super busy days. Our kiddos just recently started going to preschool full time [excuse me while I go cry 😭] and I will be working full-time starting next week! Lots of big changes and busy days are ahead. So I need meals just like this. I can still get my cooking fix in & not have to worry about dinner the next few nights!

There are a few foods that I crave intensely. Chinese is one of them. I have taken a little detour on the “traditional” chicken fried rice recipe. I’ve made it healthier & tweeked it a little based on the foods I know my family likes.

The number one thing I like to tell others before they start a new recipe is to get out all of your ingredients & portions BEFORE you even get your pots and/or pans out. Being prepared just creates a more calming atmosphere when cooking.

This is what you’ll need:

1 rotisserie chicken OR 2 large fully cooked chicken breasts, shredded

4 cups organic cauliflower rice

2 large organic carrots, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 14.5 oz can organic green beans OR about 2 cups fresh green beans

2 Tbsp organic coconut oil

1 tsp organic onion powder

1/2 cup low sodium teriyaki sauce/marinade

*optional* 1 tsp red pepper flakes

Salt & pepper to taste [I used about 3/4 tsp of each]

Once you have all of your ingredients prepared, get out a large pan or wok. A wok is the best thing to use because it gets really hot really fast, & that’s what you want.

Put in half of your coconut oil & turn the heat on to about medium high. You want all that oil to melt and get really hot.

Then throw in your carrots. I like to let the carrots cook for about 3 minutes before adding the green beans because they aren’t as tender. If you are using fresh green beans go ahead & throw all the veggies in together. Once the carrots begin to soften, add the green beans & minced garlic. The garlic goes in last to prevent it from burning. I love garlic, but burnt garlic is yuck. And make sure you stir the veggies around at a pretty consistent rate as to avoid any of them sticking to the pan or burning.

The traditional fried rice recipe calls for sweet peas. You can add whatever veggies you prefer. My husband HATES peas, so I altered it a bit so he would actually eat it. Broccoli would be really yummy too. Totally your preference.

The veggies should be completely heated & softened. Then remove them from the wok or pan. Set them aside on a plate. Next you’ll want to melt down the rest of your coconut oil.

Add your cauliflower rice. I bought mine premade, but you can always make your own in a food processor.

Let the rice cook up for about 3-4 minutes or until the tenderness is to your liking, then add your chicken. I bought pre-shredded chicken [its okay to be a lazy cook sometimes]. Our local grocery story has containers with pre-shredded chicken that’s actually cheaper than buying a rotisserie chicken. Less work for me!

Make sure the chicken blends well with the rice. Get it heated up really well then add your spices & teriyaki sauce. This is when you can have the option of adding red pepper flakes to your dish. My kiddos were going to eat from this batch so I decided not to add it in, but I did add some to my own portion later on 🙂

This is the sauce I used…

I like my stuff really saucey so I add a little more to my personal bowl, so that’s always an option. This stuff is so yummy.

Okay so after all that rice & chicken start soaking up all that flavor, you’re finally ready to add those veggies back in & watch the magic happen.

Please restrain the urge to lick your screen right now…I cant even. These pictures have me drooling over here y’all 🤤.

And there you have it! An easy, healthy & delicious dish for the whole fam! Yes, my kiddos even ate it. If my goobers approve, it’s safe to say yours will too!

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God bless & happy eating!

Brittany

Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad

Summer is slowly approaching us! I’m half excited, half dreading it. Although the heat can be unbearable at times, all of the activities & FOOD associated with summer make it so worth it! Lately I have been trying to think of some new foods to make my littles. Sometimes chicken nuggets & mac n cheese just don’t cut it anymore! So I sat down & started to brainstorm some new recipes my kids would love! This pasta salad is so perfect for them & crazy healthy. I love it because it has so many ingredients, but they compliment each other nicely! I really like it because I can make a ton of it & serve it to them all week. It’s a refreshing meal that’s perfect for summer & SUPER easy to make, y’all!

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Here’s what you’ll need:

1 16 oz box/bag of organic pasta

1/4 cup sweet peas

1/4 cup diced carrots, raw

1/3 cup cherry tomatoes

Half of a cucumber, diced

1/3 cup mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup diced sweet ham

1/4 diced pepperoni

1 whole avocado, diced

1/2 cup lite honey mustard dressing

I know, A LOT of ingredients. But the great part about this recipe is that the only thing that needs to be cooked is the pasta & peas (if you got frozen like me)! Everything just needs to be diced & thrown in the bowl.

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First I want to start off with a tiny yet funny story about one of my ingredients. Either I was really running on “mommy brain” at the grocery store, or the produce guy mixed up the vegetables, but I totally grabbed a zucchini, not a cucumber. And I didn’t even realize it until I started cutting it up to put in the salad! So, sad to say, the cucumbers were not in this batch of pasta salad. But it was still delicious!

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Anywho, so first you will want to cook up your noodles as it’s stated on the box/bag. I bought some fun organic pasta from target. I thought the shape was cool & the colorful nature of them is awesome for kiddos!

Once your pasta is cooked, drain them & set them aside so they can start to cool a bit.

While it’s cooling, get to dicing! You’ll want to dice up everything! I went to my deli & got the ham and pepperoni sliced super thick. I only got one big slice of ham & a couple slices of pepperoni. You really don’t need much & the fresh deli meat is so much better than the other stuff! So dice up your meats, tomatoes, cheese, avocado, carrot, & cucumber if you didn’t mess that up like I did 😉

What’s also really great about this recipe is that you can make each ingredient as big or small as you like. It’s great for kids just starting to eat table foods all the way up to adulthood. Not gonna lie, I can kill a bowl of this stuff!

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I went ahead & got a bag of frozen peas. I steamed the entire bag and just saved the portion I didn’t use for the pasta for dinner later this week 🙂 Throw everything in your mixing bowl & top it all off with your dressing!

I used a lite honey mustard dressing, 1) because it adds some sweetness to the veggies & salty meats, and 2) because it’s so darn yummy!

Mix everything together & viola! The easiest meal you will probably ever make for your kiddos!

You can definitely eat it now or it’s even better if you toss it in the fridge for a few hours or overnight. It’s best when it’s chilled!

Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad

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Ingredients:

  • 1 box/bag organic pasta
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • 1/3 cup fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced carrots, raw
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 diced cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup diced ham
  • 1/4 cup diced pepperoni
  • 1 whole avocado
  • 1/2 cup lite honey mustard dressing

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to box/bag, set aside
  2. Dice up ham, pepperoni, & veggies
  3. Add all ingredients to mixing bowl, stir well
  4. Add in dressing & enjoy!

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Happy eating!

As always, God bless †

Brittany

Momma’s Texas Style Green Beans

Happy Mother’s Week!! I’m totally making this a thing! A whole week dedicated to all of you awesome mommas out there! Personally, I will be honoring my sweet momma in some different little ways on my blog this week. The first is the way to my heart…food. My mom always cooked the most delicious meals as I was growing up. She dreams of opening up her own diner someday & I think that would be the most perfect thing ever! She’s an amazing cook. I get most of my inspiration for my recipes from her.

This one is all her! She started making these green beans when I was about middle school or early high school age & our whole family loves them! They are seriously so yummy. The reason I love them so much is that all of the ingredients have so much flavor in and of themselves that you don’t have to add a bunch of seasoning and things to it. I call them “Texas Style” because of the fried bacon. It just reminds me of the south & home!

It’s so simple. And y’all all know my love of simple recipes! An added plus to this one is it’s a super cheap side dish! Less than $5. Your wallet will love you 🙂 & so will your tummy.

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Here is what you’ll need:

2 cups of fresh green beans

3 cloves of garlic

4 slices of mesquite smoked bacon

Salt & Pepper

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There are only a few simple steps to this recipe & that’s why I love it! Well that, & it just melts in you mouth. I like to prepare everything beforehand. To do this, just cut the ends off of your green beans like so.

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The ends usually have little stems on them & it just makes for a more satisfying look, if you ask me. If I have some extra long ones, I will cut those in half because I don’t particularly like super long beans. But if you do, by all means, leave them that way! 🙂

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Next, go ahead and rinse off your green beans thoroughly. Make sure all of them get coated in water and mixed around a bit. Always better to be safe than sorry when dealing with fresh vegetables. ALWAYS wash them before you cook them & eat them.

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After you get those washed, set them aside. Bacon is the first thing that goes in the skillet, so go ahead and get those cut up as well. I use kitchen shears for these because it takes less than a minute and your hands don’t get as greasy! I cut mine into about 1 inch slices. Heat up your skillet on medium heat, and throw that bacon on there!

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The biggest thing here is that you don’t want to cook the bacon all the way. Maybe about halfway. Until the slices start to look a little translucent and they begin to change color a bit. If you notice your bacon is cooking a little faster than you want, you can always turn the heat down. I know everyone’s stoves are different!

Once you start to see that color change happening, add in your green beans.

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While you’re letting that delicious bacon grease and flavor coat those green beans, chop up your garlic. Super finely chopped. Then add that into the skillet. Still keeping the heat on medium or a little lower. You also don’t want your garlic to burn. Low & slow is sometimes the key to this recipe.

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I usually let mine sit & cook for at least 20 minutes. I like my green beans to still have a bit of a crunch to them. If you like squishy and super soft green beans, that’s when the low & slow comes in. Just keep the temperature around medium-low & cook until it’s reached the tenderness you desire. Sometimes, covering the skillet helps a lot. The steam will help make those green beans softer a lot faster!

When the green beans are pretty much done, I add in the salt & pepper. Not a specific amount, just to taste. The bacon itself already has a good bit of saltiness to it, so you don’t need a lot of salt. Plus this dish is so savory, you really might not even need extra seasonings!

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Stir & serve!

This little serving dish was my momma’s. She is obsessed with vintage pyrex. OBSESSED. She has some really awesome collections, though. I’ve gotten a few pieces passed down to me, & this is one of them. It’s such a perfect holder for these beautiful & scrumptious green beans!

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I encourage you to make a meal for your momma this week! Food is just good for the soul & is such a sweet way to say “I love you”. And I’m sure she would LOVE my momma’s green beans 🙂 just sayin’.

Happy eating & Happy Mother’s Week!

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As always, God bless †

Brittany

Savory Onion Turkey Burgers

Another weekend has come and gone & I have whipped up another delicious, savory, & healthy meal for y’all! I have to tell you, I love sharing recipes with y’all. I feel like it’s a great way to start the week. I think y’all will really love this one! Who doesn’t love burgers? There are SO many different condiments, veggies & meats you can add onto them. And it’s so easy to make them a healthy meal!

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I like to get all of my ingredients totally ready and measured out before I start mixing and making the patties. I feel it’s better that way because you’re working with raw meat & it saves you a little time 🙂

Here’s what you’re gonna need

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Ground turkey

Worcestershire sauce

Shredded pepperjack cheese

Onion soup mix

Pepper

Garlic powder

Your favorite veggies

*Not pictured- an egg & breadcrumbs if needed*

First you’ll want to get out your handy dandy mixing bowl, & throw in your turkey, seasonings, cheese & worcestershire sauce. The onion soup mix really adds such a savory bite to these patties. I got the idea from my momma, & I can’t make burgers without it now!

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Then it’s time to get those hands dirty! Put some muscle into. Actually you won’t really need muscle, but make sure you really get in there & mix it together until it’s combined well.

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This next part may not be necessary for you. If you are using regular ground beef, you won’t have to add these ingredients. Ground turkey can sometimes be a little more fragile in that your patties can easily fall apart without some binding ingredients. I went ahead and added an egg & some breadcrumbs I had on hand.

They helped so much! My patties definitely would have been “dead meat” if I didn’t add them in 😉

Once you get your meat mixed up well, you can start forming your patties. I got out a sheet pan & laid down a sheet of parchment paper [which helps with the sticking]. I would say about 3/4-1 cup of meat to form a patty. Make sure to pack them together tight when forming your patty, it will help them stay together as well.

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Once again, I’m not the griller in the fam. This is when I hand them over to my awesome hubby. He loves to grill so we are the perfect pair 🙂

Love watching my hubby grill….also, Go ‘Boys!

While the burgers are grilling away, get your veggies cut up. I chose to do onions, lettuce & tomatoes. But literally anything would be good on these! Avocados, jalepenos, spinach, anything! The onions really compliment the meat as well with the onion soup mix.

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The color of these patties is really beautiful when they are done.

One of the patties did fall apart a little bit. Turkey is just a little harder to grill. If anyone has a secret to making sure these puppies stay together I’m all ears! But luckily, it wasn’t so bad…just a little disfigured.

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I’ll be honest, I didn’t go the completely healthy route, but you can! Instead of bread you can do lettuce-wrapped burgers. And of course you don’t have to make onion rings, but I just couldn’t resist. It’s okay to splurge every now & then! A girls gotta eat.

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They were so delicious, y’all. I topped mine off with some sriracha mustard. You can also add cheese if you’d like. Whatever your sweet heart desires! 🙂

Savory Onion Turkey Burgers

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup shredded pepperjack chese
  • 1/8 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp onion soup mix
  • 1 egg*
  • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs*

*Only use if needed to help bind ingredients

Directions

  1. Mix ground turkey, seasonings, worcestershire sauce & cheese together with hands
  2. Add in egg & breadcrumbs, if needed- mix well
  3. Form patties & place on grill until fully cooked
  4. Enjoy!

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Brittany

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Grilled Chicken & Pineapple Skewers

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It’s been awhile since I shared one of my favorite recipes with y’all! THIS is one of our go-to meals. It may not look like it, but it is so filling in and of itself. You will love my simple & healthy grilled chicken & pineapple skewers.

They are a perfect tailgating, meal-prepping, & pretty much anything else type of meal! Anytime we want to grill out, these are at the top of our list. My motto is always simple and healthy. And these yummy skewers are nothing short of both! Oh…& I have a little secret that you will love!

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Here is what you will need-

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First you will want to cut up your chicken breasts. I only used two for this recipe, because my kids don’t really eat a whole lot. Plus when you add in the veggies and pineapple to it, it will fill you up quicker than you think!

I used kitchen shears. Makes life a whole lot easier.

Okay, now here is my little secret touch….drain your pineapples most of the way. Leave about 2 tablespoons or so in the can. Dump the pineapples and remaining juice into your baggie. That extra pineapple juice makes the chicken so tender & juicy. It’s amazing.

Then you’ll want to cut up your bell peppers & onions. Not too small. About the same width as your chicken cubes, and throw them in the baggie.

Once you have everything cut up & bagged, follow the instructions on the back of you marinade mix. I have used almost every kind of McCormick marinade. We LOVE them. And great thing about them is they only add 5 extra calories to your meal! The zesty herb mix adds such a freshness to the ingredients and brings them to life a bit. Great touch.

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Make sure there are no clumpy powder bits in there. Mix it really well, then add it to your baggie. Slosh [I feel like this isn’t a word, but you totally know what I mean, right?] the ingredients around & make sure every little bit is coated in that delicious marinade.

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Next part is the most time-consuming of this recipe. Get ready to get your hands messy! When I first started making these I used to buy the bamboo skewers, which for some reason were always so hard for me to find. I finally caved & bought these amazing reusable metal ones. I love them. Easy to clean, your food slides off of them easily, & the best part, no splinters! I used about 10 for this recipe. Just depends on how much you want to pack on each skewer.

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Excuse my nasty pan. It’s been through the ringer….I usually pack mine on like so. But this is totally up to your discretion. Let your creative juices flow.

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So colorful. Love it!

If you want, you can let these bad boys sit in the fridge and soak up all of that flavor. Meanwhile, you’ll want to fire up that grill. My husband is the griller in our family. I don’t know how to work that thing at all! We have a charcoal grill. Makes for a better smokey flavor in my not-so-professional opinion.

Once your grill is hot & ready, you’ll want to put the skewers on until the chicken is fully cooked- about 15 to 20 minutes. Use your best judgement on this one depending on what kid of a grill you have.

Take them off the grill & enjoy!

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Grilled Chicken & Pineapple Skewers

  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

  • 2 whole chicken breasts
  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 1pkg Zesty Herb McCormick marinade mix
  • 1 15oz pineapple chunks
  • 10-12 skewers

Directions

  1. Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes
  2. Add pineapple & 2 tbsp of pineapple juice to chicken
  3. Cut up bell peppers & onion- add to baggie with chicken & pineapple
  4. Prepare marinade & add to the ingredients
  5. Place ingredients on the skewers
  6. Add skewers to the grill until chicken is fully cooked
  7. Enjoy!

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As always, God bless

& happy eating 🙂

-Brittany

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