Posted in November 2012

turkey-apple sausage patties

turkey-apple sausage patties

To my dear readers who have been following the blog, I do apologize for all the turkey and apple related posts as of late! But these are the two ingredients I have the most of, and using them in a myriad of ways until they're gone is the whole spirit of the sensible scrap. So … Continue reading

sesame turkey stir-fry

sesame turkey stir-fry

Are your Thanksgiving leftovers still staring at you from the bottom shelf of your fridge, despite your best efforts to dispatch them by way of sandwich after sandwich? Before you decide that you simply cannot ingest any more turkey, read on! One of the best ways to stretch your turkey leftovers is to think outside … Continue reading

apple & yogurt coffee cake

apple & yogurt coffee cake

In this post, I had mentioned that I was going apple picking at an orchard a couple hours outside of LA. With all the Thanksgiving frenzy, I hadn't been able to sink my teeth into all things appley the way I was hoping to. I enjoyed a few with almond butter, and used a couple … Continue reading

scrappy turkey meatballs

scrappy turkey meatballs

Looking for another way to make mealtime magic with your turkey leftovers? How about grinding the meat yourself and using whatever herbs and spices you have on hand to make juicy satisfying meatballs! You really don't need much. As long as you have an egg lying around, some oats or GF breadcrumbs, (leftover cornbread perhaps?), … Continue reading

rustic turkey polenta soup

rustic turkey polenta soup

After the hearty food fest that is Thanksgiving, one might seem reluctant to ingest anything in the days that follow. But inevitably, you do get hungry and need to feed yourself. Instead of the ubiquitous turkey sandwich, why not give this soup a try? Just filling enough, it doesn't go overboard in the caloric department, … Continue reading

guilt-free pumpkin pie!

guilt-free pumpkin pie!

There's a ton of recipes out there for healthy and food-allergy friendly pumpkin pies. I've toyed around with a few, and after a bit of tinkering I've come up with one that really suits my taste – a creamy, thick pumpkin custard that's not too sweet, with a hearty crust that will leave me satisfied … Continue reading