Tasty Turkey Burgers


1 lb ground turkey
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons onions, minced
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon paprika
2 garlic cloves, minced
black pepper, to taste

4 hamburger buns, to serve


Combine all ingredients in large bowl.

Shape into 4 patties.

Pan-fry, broil, or grill until lightly browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

Serve in hamburger buns with desired toppings.

Chai Steel Cut Oats with Vanilla Rice Milk

chai oats


1 cup steel cut oats
3 cups boiling water
1/2 cup vanilla rice milk


1/4 teaspoon organic sucanat
1/4 teaspoon chai spice mix
1 diced apple
Pecan pieces


In a large saucepot, boil water once at boil add oats and reduce heat to a simmer. Keep at a low simmer for 25 minutes, without stirring.

Combine the rice milk with the oatmeal. Stir gently to combine and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Spoon into a serving bowl and top with sucanat, chai spice mix, apple, cranberries and pecan pieces

Cauliflower Cheeseburger Soup


Cheeseburger Soup (serves six)

6 cups chicken broth
1/2 tsp sea salt
head cauliflower, cut into florets
1/4 tsp paprika
1 tbsp butter
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1 small onion, chopped
450 grams lean ground beef
1/2 c shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Garnish –

Combine 6 c of broth and cauliflower into large saucepan; cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat and cook 15-20min, or until cauliflower is tender.

Meanwhile, add butter to medium pan over medium-high heat. Cook the onion, stirring until golden.

Crumble in ground beef and cook thoroughly.

Stir in salt, paprika and pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.

Transfer the cauliflower and broth to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
Return to the saucepan.

Whisk in cheese just until it melts. Remove from heat and stir in the reserved meat mixture. Serve.



Baked Bacon Mac and Cheese Casserole


2 1/4 cups elbow macaroni
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
4 cups milk
2 cups shredded marble cheese , divided
1 pkg  bacon , chopped


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Cook pasta according to package directions but reduce cooking time by 2 min. Drain.

Heat half the butter over medium heat in the same saucepan, stirring for 5 to 8 min, sprinkle evenly with flour. Cook for 2 min. Slowly whisk in milk until smooth. While stirring constantly, bring to a boil. Cook, stirring frequently, for 10 to 12 min or until sauce thickens slightly. Stir in 1 ½ cups cheese and prepared macaroni.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 10 to 12 min. Add all except ¼ cup bacon to pasta mixture; stir to combine.

Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. (33 x 23 cm) baking dish. Top with remaining bacon and cheese. Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbling and golden.