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Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

I truly believe that Turkey Pot Pie is one of the most satisfying comfort foods ever!

Perfect when made ahead and reheated for a quick weeknight meal or incredible when prepared following a day full of winter adventures… and nothing beats the smell of a pie baking in the oven.

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Turkey Pesto Sandwich

Turkey Pesto Sandwich

Make life delicious with this turkey pesto sandwich! It’s a simple carved turkey sandwich with provolone, pesto and sundried tomatoes. Lunch just got a whole lot better.

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Loaded Turkey Burrito

Loaded Turkey Burrito

Description: Burrito night just got an upgrade! Try adding Turkey to your burritos for a delicious change to this classic dish.

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Thai Red Curry Chicken Soup

Thai Red Curry Chicken Soup

Thai Red Curry Chicken Soup is a hearty and satisfying soup with all of the delicious Thai flavours. It is, quite possibly, my favourite soup. And, I realized I’ve never made it for The Food Blog.

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Walnut Cran-BRIE-Erry Chicken Bites with Lilydale

Walnut Cran-BRIE-Erry Chicken Bites with Lilydale

The holiday season has arrived!

Here come the many parties, family dinners and surprise visitor drop ins!

As much as I love the holidays, it can get a little hectic!

Easy appetizers that you can serve quickly, don’t require a lot of ingredients and let you get back to the party ASAP are my jam!

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3 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Avoid Morning Mayhem

3 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Avoid Morning Mayhem

Not a morning person? I feel ya – and I’ve got you covered. Today I’m sharing three easy make-ahead breakfast recipes to help avoid morning mayhem and get your day off to a great start:

Turkey Bacon-Wrapped Egg Cups
Breakfast Quesadillas with Sausage, and
Make-Ahead Breakfast Scrambles.

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Breakfast Taquitos

Breakfast Taquitos

Breakfast Taquitos are a make-ahead, freezer-friendly breakfast that the whole family will love.

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Savoury Puff Pastry Bites

Savoury Puff Pastry Bites

When it comes to holiday food, there’s no beating turkey at Christmastime. To me, it’s as essential as Santa’s milk and cookies! For that reason, I’m excited to have partnered with Lilydale® – proudly Canadian for over 75 years, providing families with great tasting high-quality poultry products I can trust – for these savoury puff pastry bites.

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Turkey & Feta Mini Quiche Appetizers

Turkey & Feta Mini Quiche Appetizers

Mini Quiche Appetizers are a simple but impressive holiday appetizer with turkey & feta.

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Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

Savoury pies are very popular in Russia. In fact, pies are some of the most traditional old Russian (not Soviet) foods, along with crepes (blinis), and various porridges.

Gogol’s Dead Souls book is full of descriptions of food, including savoury pies. Don’t you just want to eat and feast after reading it?

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Turkey Breakfast Sausage Egg Muffins

Turkey Breakfast Sausage Egg Muffins

I’m all about making breakfast delicious AND easy for the week ahead so I created these Savoury Turkey Breakfast Sausage Egg Muffins that will do just the trick!

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Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice with Turkey Sausage

Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice with Turkey Sausage

Birthday celebrations are always worthy of cooking up a storm in the kitchen, and we have a very special birthday worth celebrating! I’m talking about Lilydale and they’re turning 75! If you haven’t heard about Lilydale before they were established 75 years ago as an Alberta Farmers cooperative, and now Lilydale has become Canada’s premier poultry provider. They are committed to providing Canadians with wholesome and delicious products that only use 100% Canadian raised chicken and turkey from local farmers. With its signature green logo, their various poultry products ranging from deli meats, breakfast sausages, turkey bacon, frozen boxed products, carved and fresh turkey and chicken can all be found at local grocery stores across Canada. If you are ever in need of some poultry to complete your breakfast, lunch, or dinner recipe Lilydale is what you need to get!

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Thanksgiving Turkey Quiche

Thanksgiving Turkey Quiche

Picture your typical family brunch, what do you see? What favourite foods are part of the spread? Are there any turkey dishes? Here’s why I’m asking: turkey isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when you think of breakfast and brunch recipes, but I want to expand your options, because turkey is a perfect choice and offers endless possibilities.

Unless of course, you’re already a fan of turkey bacon and turkey sausage, then you already know both happen to be delicious brunch offerings!

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Easy Delicious Meals with Lilydale

Easy Delicious Meals with Lilydale

It’s hard to believe school is back in session and regular schedules and routines have set in again. It won’t be easy! Busy mornings, working days, picking up kids from school, homework, programs…sometimes there just isn’t enough time in a day!

Meal planning is important in my house. The kids are like me; they’re not morning people! The time between wake up and leaving for school is limited. So, at the end of the day, once school is done, it feels like we are rushing out the door to hockey or another program. That means dinner has to be simple and easy.

Luckily, we use products that allow us to create delicious meals with ease, and ones that are also good for you.

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Roasted Turkey Cranberry and Green Apple Sandwich

Roasted Turkey Cranberry and Green Apple Sandwich

I love fall. There’s something about the crisp air, the chunky sweaters, and all the deeelicious comfort foods that just get me. And all of that goodness inevitably bleeds into the food our family eats. I mean, if I had my way, I’d be eating a roasted turkey with all the fixin’s for every single meal.

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Creamy Sausage and Potatoes

Creamy Sausage and Potatoes

This creamy Sausage and Potatoes is a healthy meal (made with turkey sausage!), FULL of flavour and can be made in the Instant Pot or stovetop.

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Turkey, Kale and Mushroom Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

Turkey, Kale and Mushroom Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

Who says “stuffed” has to be stuffing? Not any more. Do you ever wish you could indulge in your favourite dishes without feeling that guilt? I’m happy to say it’s completely possible, with some planning and creative choice of ingredients.

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Maple Sage Turkey Breakfast Sausage Hash

Maple Sage Turkey Breakfast Sausage Hash

A simple, fall-inspired breakfast celebrates the flavours of the season with Lilydale Turkey Breakfast Sausages, apples, maple, sage and sweet potatoes.

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Turkey Apple Cheddar Sandwich

Turkey Apple Cheddar Sandwich

Perfect for an easy and delicious lunch, these Turkey, Apple, Bacon and Cheddar Sandwiches come together quickly and can be made ahead, too!

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Making Dinner Fun

Making Dinner Fun

Sure, we all talk about our kids lunches and making them fun and interesting for each school day, but what about dinner?

I don’t know about you, but dinner is the most difficult one of the day to get my son to finish. Breakfast is easy – I can hear his tummy rumbling from a mile away! Lunch is something so many parents focus on because we aren’t there to ensure they eat – we put in the effort to make their lunch exciting so they want to eat it on their own.

Dinner is a whole other story! It’s often the hardest meal to put together because I’m rushed with finishing up work, handling school pick up, and quickly trying to make a meal before after-school activities! I don’t tend to put in as much effort to be creative like I should, so I thought I should change things up!

I decided to put something fun together with the Homestyle Turkey Burgers from Lilydale. We have been trying out a few different products from Lilydale over the past month (by the way the Turkey Breast Strips are so good!)

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Ethiopian Inspired Pizza Flatbread

Ethiopian Inspired Pizza Flatbread

If there are two cuisines that perfectly sum up my childhood, it’s Ethiopian and Italian. I ate lasagna, pizza and cannolis just as often as I dug into injera, tibs and doro wot. This recipe below for my spicy Ethiopian inspired flatbread, puts a spin on the flavours I grew up on. I use Silsy- a quick and spicy Ethiopian tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and naan as the base (because who doesn’t love naan?) to make a remixed pizza or Ethiopian inspired flatbread as I call it to fancy it up.

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