Who the heck are you calling chunky? (Sorry, couldn’t resist!)
Okay, so this is one of my all-time favorite recipes. It was one of my go-to meals while I was taking off over 250 pounds of excess weight. Besides being delicious, it’s super healthy and makes for great leftovers. It freezes, thaws and reheats (microwaves!) beautifully. So I always make a huge batch (and that’s the recipe I’m sharing with you here).
Recipe Courtesy of Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNSWith Thanksgiving officially in the rearview mirror, there are plenty of people who don’t want to see another plate of turkey and stuffing until November 2017. There are others, however, who chose to take advantage of the great prices on turkey and now how freezers full of lean, healthy protein. And if that’s you, I have the perfect recipe.This chili is perfect for this time of year, when the weather is chilly and holiday business demands one-pot meals. In addition to the turkey, which provides protein and healthy fats, there are also adzuki beans. They’re not as common as kidneys or pintos, but there are popular in Asian cuisines, and thanks to their high mineral content (this recipes provides 25% of the recommended daily allowance of iron), adzuki beans are also a key component of my healing diet.The healing diet can help you recover from many chronic health conditions, including leaky gut, diabetes, obesity and even depression, and this recipe is ideal for helping you regain your health and actually enjoy your meals while you’re at it.
What’s Super Bowl Sunday without an endless spread of snacks? The famed football game is on equal playing field with Thanksgiving when it comes to calorie-laden celebrations, but Rebecca Lewis, in-house RD at HelloFresh, the leading meal kit delivery brand globally, has a recipe that is a lightened up twist on game day favorites that is bound to score well with the entire crowd. Lewis says, “With a few simple ingredient swaps, throwing in some extra veggies, and avoiding the fry pan, you can still partake in the festivities without totally derailing a healthy diet or sacrificing flavor. Denying yourself of indulgences entirely is not sustainable, so enjoy the game and snack responsibly!”Lean ground turkey and creamy kidney beans make this dish both healthy and filling. Chili powder provides great depth of flavor, while sour cream and avocado add some tang and creaminess on top!
Think of this as a healthier, less-mess sloppy Joe. Chili topped with melted cheese will please the dinner crowd, and serving it in a mushroom cap rather than on a bun cuts down on calories. Dietician and Food Network star Ellie Krieger teamed up with Campbell’s to create this heart-healthy recipe.
Born and raised in Texas, I have always had a place in my heart for a hearty, spicy chili. I don't adhere to the strict meat-only rule for a traditional Texas style chili, but this chili is an incredibly easy, foolproof version that makes a perfect dish to gather your friends for NFL Sunday.
I am kind of a baby when it comes to spicy food. So, I felt really adventurous when I decided to make this turkey chili with chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. (Get a can of that stuff, taste it, and tell me that’s not spicy...)
I’ve made turkey chili before, but always with a kitchen sink-type list of ingredients (Extra celery? Throw it in there...), so this time I wanted to go in streamlined and with a kick. The crunch and sweetness of corn really works with the smoky kick of the adobo sauce and the hit of spice you get when you bite into a little piece of chipotle pepper. I used organic, no-salt-added tomato soup instead of stock, which I find can make a chili too runny. Plus, the extra tomato flavor adds a light richness to the base of the chili.
Okay, enough waxing poetic — go forth with this spicy (for me) turkey chili. Serve with cornbread hot from the oven!
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There’s no need to wait until after Thanksgiving to try this recipe. Turkey is a lean, healthy source of protein that’s great other times of the year as well. Try this as an alternative to pork or beef chili.
Ingredients: 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, diced 3 bell peppers, chopped 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeds removed, chopped 1 large cans chopped tomatoes (the 29 oz. ones) 1 15 oz. can tomato puree 1 large cans black beans 1 large cans red kidney ...