Lemongrass Dry-Brined Turkey

This recipe is a simple asian twist on your traditional Thanksgiving roast turkey. I used the dry-brining method after reading a few different blogs about why it works: essentially, liberally salting the turkey draws the moisture out of the meat at first and then as the salt dissolves, creates a brine directly on the surface, which…

Lazy Healthy Turkey Slow Cooker Meat Sauce

I think I’ve reached a new level of laziness with this recipe. Possibly even easier & lazier than my Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala. This meal is workout fuel. It’s good single person food b/c you can make a ton and it freezes well. It’s good crazy busy mama food for the same reasons. It…

Skinny Turkey Chili

Chili is one of those comforting winter dishes that fills you up and clears your sinuses as you scarf down the hearty mix of ground meat, beans, and LOTS of spice. Living in Texas, I’ve definitely heard the claim that real chili doesn’t contain beans, but I really enjoy the textural variety and fiber content…

Eggplant rolls with some shit!

I was clanging around the kitchen today after work, long workout, grocery store hit & run. My brother asked me what I was making and I answered, “Eggplant rolls with some shit!”  So..that is the name of this recipe! I was reading recipes and saw some eggplant rolls with cheese, but I wanted a healthier,…