Something besides stew to handle the dark turkey meat

Since I did a stew after Thanksgiving with the turkey carcass, I thought I would give you another option for the dark meat you saved from the deconstructed turkey.  I found a slow cooker recipe that I could make work for my dark meat turkey.  Braising is the best way to cook the dark meat [...]

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Vegetarian Sloppy Joes with Spaghetti Squash

I love sloppy joes.  Who doesn't?  I remember my Mom making these for us all the time when we were kids.  They weren't all that healthy either.  Greasy ground beef and cheese with a sugary thick tomato sauce.  It was good.  I loved it, but these days eating like that has gone the way of [...]

Don’t buy that gym membership! Save money by buying a few workout staples.

STOP!  Put down the credit card and pen!  Don't get a gym membership!  A lot of people this time of year buy gym memberships as part of a new years resolution.  I GUARANTEE you're wasting your money.  Gym owners love people who sign up for the gym and only use their membership for the month [...]

A New Year’s Day Healthy Treat – Healthy Hoppin’ John

There are lots of dishes around the world that represent prosperity for the coming new year.  One of my favorites is Hoppin' John.  If you're from the southern US, you know this dish very well.  I know southern dishes aren't known for being healthy, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few healthy gems in [...]