Tag Archives: Turkey

Asian Turkey & Quinoa Meatballs

Every January my favorite online Yoga Guru Adrienne hosts a 30 days of yoga ‘event’ where she posts consecutive free videos to help you reconnect with an at-home practice. Today, while on the mat, she commented: “use this space to play and explore!”  Her motto of ‘find what feels good’ emphasizes not just forcing yourself […]

Meatball Spinach Soup

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards” – Soren Kierkegaard At times decisions, especially ones about our careers, can feel as though they will forever alter the course of our lives. If we take an opportunity it will open doors, but if we pass it up we worry that we […]

Taco Stuffed Peppers

This morning I went to a funeral for a dear friend’s wife whose body was taken by pancreatic cancer at age 42.  This poem, read at the ceremony, has been running through my mind all day.  As we enter 2016 I plan to keep these sentiments at the forefront of my consciousness. The Summer Day […]

Turkey and Black Bean Chili

Chili was the first meal I ever served to friends at my own apartment, and as such, it has a special place in my heart.  In my 20s I was a nervous chef.  While there is much more to that story, in that phase of my cooking life I was focused on getting the recipe […]

Turkey Pesto Meatballs

While I wouldn’t say that I am a New Year’s resolution gal, I do appreciate the opportunity to re-center myself, reflect on how I am spending my time, and identify places where I need to pay more attention. Last year, at the start of 2015 we tightened our spending, as we were in the midst […]

Thanksgiving 2015

Growing up in a family that puts great value on tradition, holidays throughout the years have had familiar and comforting smells, sounds, games, and jokes. With so much chaos happening in the world and in our lives,  Thanksgiving this year was a time to gather, reflect, mourn, remember, and appreciate.  Our first holiday without mom […]