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How to Cook Homemade Turkey Soup

Homemade turkey soup is frugal, healthy and very tasty. What better way to use up some of that left over roast turkey? It’s not hard to make but it does take a bit of
time. You’ll find a simple, basic recipe here and then some optional additional ingredients to make a more hearty meal type soup.

I have to admit turkey is one of our favorite homemade soups, maybe because I only make it a couple of times a year. We really should roast a turkey more often so I can make soup! Continue reading How to Cook Homemade Turkey Soup

A Healthy Sausage Ball Recipe

This is a spicy and healthy sausage ball recipe that’s low in fat, sodium and carbohydrates because it’s made with lean ground turkey. Shape the meat into quick cooking two bite balls, your kids will love them or patties if you prefer. These are good for breakfast, your main course or even as appetizers. Making your own sausage means you can control the ingredients and what your family eats. Continue reading A Healthy Sausage Ball Recipe

Organic Herbed Roast Turkey

This organic herbed roast turkey cooks fairly quickly, tastes delicious and because it calls for organic ingredients it’s healthier for you and your family too. There are many benefits to choosing organic food because organically grown foods don’t add pesticides, fertilizers and other chemicals into your diet or the environment.

Organic Herb TurkeyIngredients:

1 7-8 lb organic grown turkey
1/4 cup/60 mL Original Grapeseed Oil
2 tbsp/30 mL Watkins Organic Garlic Powder
2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Organic Basil
1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Organic Sage
1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Organic Parsley
1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Sea Salt
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Organic Black Pepper

Directions: Continue reading Organic Herbed Roast Turkey

Turkey Pot Pie Surprise

This turkey pot pie recipe is delicious, the surprise inside is that it contains apples and raisins which compliment the flavor wonderfully! This is a great recipe for using up left over roast turkey.

1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter or Watkins grapeseed oil
2 cups water
1/2 cup Watkins roasted turkey gourmet gravy mix
3 cups cubed cooked turkey
1 large unpeeled tart apple, cored and cubed
1/3 cup golden raisins
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon Watkins ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon Watkins black pepper
1 (9 inch) pie crust Continue reading Turkey Pot Pie Surprise

Traditional Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing

Before you know it, it will be Thanksgiving so here is a traditional roast turkey recipe with chestnut stuffing and homemade gravy for you to enjoy with your family. Roast turkey makes a wonderful meal any time of the year so don’t save it just for the holidays.

roast turkey with stuffingIngredients for the chestnut stuffing:
1/4 cup whole chestnuts or dried if you can’t find whole
1/4 cup raisins
2 Tablespoons Watkins grapseed oil
1 onion, peeled and diced
2 celery ribs, diced
2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 teaspoon Watkins sage
1 teaspoon Watkins rosemary
1 teaspoon Watkins thyme
1 cooking apple, peeled, cored and diced
1 egg, lightly beaten
5 cups stale bread, cubed
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon Watkins Chicken soup and gravy base

Ingredients for the turkey: Continue reading Traditional Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing