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Turkey Pastelón is a latin lasagna made of strips of sweet plantain layered with savory picadillo and cheese. It's that sweet salty thing that makes it taste SO good!

Turkey Pastelón (Sweet Plantain Lasagna)

This loaded baked potato is stuffed with lean turkey chili, reduced fat shredded cheese and topped with some fresh chives – a quick, easy weeknight meal.

Loaded Turkey Chili Baked Potato

This CrockPot turkey chili recipe is just for the kiddos (or picky family members)! A kid-friendly chili with ground turkey, corn, bell pepper, tomatoes and spices. Serve it with some chips on the side for the perfect back to school lunch.

CrockPot Kid-Friendly Turkey Chili Recipe

Zucchini noodles and meatballs – when it comes to zucchini noodles, it doesn't get more classic than that! I've been making zucchini noodles long before I got my spiralizer, but now they are so popular you can even buy them pre-cut in the supermarket!

Zoodles and Meatballs (zucchini noodles with slow cooker turkey meatballs)

Turkey burgers with a cayenne pepper kick! Here's a fun way to turn boring turkey burgers into something with a little more exciting. If you're a buffalo wing fan, you'll love the flavors in this turkey burger topped with a broccoli slaw tossed with my very own homemade blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo Turkey Cheeseburger with Blue Cheese Broccoli Slaw

Turkey sausage, peppers and onions slow cooked in the crock pot with crushed tomatoes and spices for an easy weeknight meal. Serve this on a roll with baby spinach and melted cheese if desired for a sloppy yet delicious sandwich.

Crock Pot Italian Sloppy Joe

Shepherd's pie filled with ground turkey sautéed with mixed vegetables, sliced mushrooms and fresh herbs with a savory garlic sweet potato topping. Comfort food without the guilt!

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup) is a delicious, easy, one-pot meal!

Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup)

Skinny potato skins loaded Santa Fe style with mildly spiced turkey, black beans, corn and tomatoes topped with cheese - you won't be able to stop at just one!

Loaded Turkey Santa Fe Baked Potato Skins

A make-ahead breakfast casserole made with day old bread, eggs, cheese, sausage and mushrooms. You can make this with just about anything, just use your imagination!

Breakfast Sausage and Mushroom Strata

Delicious Italian turkey meatballs, all made in the slow cooker. No baking or frying required!

Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs

My favorite way to use up leftover turkey is to make a delicious pot of turkey soup. This is also a great way to clean out your refrigerator!

Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup

To roast a juicy, succulent turkey, without using any butter or oil, soak your turkey in a brine bath overnight, you will never want to cook a turkey another way.

How to Roast a Brined Turkey

Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with ricotta cheese, mozzarella and spinach topped with a turkey meat sauce. Here's a great way to sneak spinach on your kids' plate!

Spinach Ricotta Stuffed Shells with Meat Sauce

What can be cuter than mini turkey meatloaf cupcakes topped with skinny mashed potato "frosting". A family friendly meal everyone will love (and no one will guess there are vegetables hiding in the meatloaf)!

Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting

Spring peas, ground turkey, cumin, cilantro and potatoes come together to create this quick comforting weeknight dish.

Ground Turkey with Potatoes and Spring Peas

If you're looking for something different to make at your next BBQ, give these Middle Eastern inspired turkey kebabs a try! A cross between a grilled meatball and a hamburger on a stick. You can skip the stick if you wish or even cook them in a skillet, but with Memorial Day around the corner, I thought these would be fun!

Persian Turkey Kofta Kebabs

Not sure what to do with all your leftover turkey? Baked croquettes are a perfect way to use your leftover turkey and mashed potatoes!

Baked Turkey Croquettes

Greek Turkey Meatballs slathered with Tzatziki sauce, great over rice, with chickpea salad or served as an appetizers. Also great for make-ahead meal prep lunch.

Greek Turkey Meatballs

Skinny Loaded Nachos with Turkey, Beans and Cheese

Turkey and Black Bean Enchiladas

Turkey Picadillo is a lighter alternative to traditional Cuban beef picadillo. It's great with rice and plantains, or as a filling for empanadas, tacos, stuffed peppers and more.

Turkey Picadillo

This hearty turkey sausage, kale and white bean soup is loaded with fiber and is a very satisfying meal on a chilly evening. Top this with some good grated cheese like Parmigiano Reggianno or Locatelli (I always splurge on grated cheese) and a nice piece of crusty bread for a wonderful meal for 4 under $10.

Turkey Sausage, Kale and White Bean Soup

Homemade Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage

Turkey Sausage and Tomato Sauce over Pasta

Turkey Cuban Sandwich

Meatloaf is one of those comfort foods we all grew up eating, and loving as a kid. These healthier Petite Turkey Meatloaves will not disappoint!

Petite Turkey Meatloaves

Turkey Stuffed Zucchini

These lightened up Italian turkey meatballs have been lightened up using ground turkey instead of beef. They are the perfect family friendly meal for any night of the week!

Skinny Italian Turkey Meatballs