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Healthy Barbecue Turkey Meatloaf Cupcakes



CHICKEN N PASTA AND MEATLOAF CUP CAKES 034I’ve been making this Turkey Meatloaf for years and my daughter loves it, but this time I thought I’d make them into cupcakes(portion control this way!)  They were delicious and will be great for her to take for lunch all week, add potatoes to the oven while you bake the cupcakes and dinners off to a fast start.




You can  put together meal this week really quickly, just add everything to the bowl and mix up with your hands. Turkey burger, egg, panko bread crumbs, worcestershire sauce and barbecue sauce, then portion the mixture out in 8 cups in your muffin tin bake for 35 to 40 minutes until cooked through and serve.  Best part is, most of the time your just baking them, so it hands off, and like I said throw some potatoes in the oven while the cupcakes are baking, add a salad and dinner’s done!



Healthy Barbecue Turkey Meatloaf Cupcakes

  • Servings: 4
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1 lb. ground turkey

1/2 onion grated

1 egg

1/4 cup panko bread crumbs


2 TBSP Worcestershire  Sauce

1/4 cup of barbecue sauce


Barbecue sauce

In a large bowl combine everything except the drizzling barbecue sauce in together with your hands or a large spoon and divide meatloaf into 8 muffin cups, drizzle with additional barbecue sauce and smear it over the tops with a spoon or you fingers and bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes and serve.  Like I said, throw some potatoes into the oven while the meatloaves  are baking, they make take a little more time than the meatloaves so throw them in first and the majority of your meal is done.











Healthy and Cost Cutting Tacos


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I’ve fallen of so many wagons recently, it’s time I start getting myself back together in so many ways.  I need to start eating healthy again, I need to blog again. house cleaning, the list goes on and on.


But one thing I can control, is what I’m eating, and these healthy tacos were a great place to start.  I know my family’s going to think I’ve lost my mind(this isn’t a new thing LOL) but by adding beans to the mixture, you not only make them healthier, but you can make them cheaper!  Plus I think it makes them a lot better, they’re creamier and I loved the texture. Win Win!

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They’re super tasty, and they are great in salads or on a taco shell. Hopefully they will make an appearance on your table soon!

Healthier and Cheaper Tacos

1/2 lb. ground turkey

15 oz. can of black beans

1 pkg taco seasoning, or make them even healthier and make this homemade taco seasoning

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup of salsa

Brown turkey in a large skillet, when cooked through add the  package of taco seasoning or 2 TBSP of the homemade taco seasoning, water and salsa.  Simmer for another 10 minutes or until thicken.  Serve with cheese, chips, shells or on a salad.



Healthy Chili

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When I went to the grocery store last week, I got some mango and a jalapeno pepper with the thoughts of having grill fish tacos with mango salsa, but Mother Nature didn’t get the memo.  It start raining Saturday Morning and continued to rain straight through to Monday.  Now I know I could have made them inside on a grill pan, but seriously it was cold here and tropical fish just didn’t seem right.  So when I came home from church Sunday morning I decide to use up the jalapeno pepper in some chili and Sunday night these happened


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Chili cheese fries……. so good, but Monday I came to my senses and had a bowl of chili with a nice salad….. still good, but something about chili cheese fries just gets me and it probably will again soon!

The jalapeno really didn’t spice it up a lot(not that I wanted it real hot) so I add some adobe sauce and it’s still not super hot, but has a nice kick and the adobe sauce added a different flavor to it, plus I had some left over when I made this Chicken Skewers which are also very good.  So if Spring doesn’t want to come to your neighbor, print this out and you’ll feel warm while still getting ready for summer, and you can always pin it for later!

Healthy Chili

1 lb. ground turkey

1 bell pepper, chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 jalapeno pepper, chopped

2 15 oz. canned of Petite diced tomatoes

2 TBSP chili powder

1 – 2- TBSP adobe sauce

1 can kidney beans

1 can black beans

In a large skillet, add turkey, peppers and onion, salt and pepper, over medium heat, break up turkey and cook until turkey is cooked through and peppers and onion has soften.  The add tomatoes, chili powder, adobe sauce and beans, bring to a boil, then simmer at least 15 minutes or up to an hour. The longer it simmers the more the flavors will marry and the thicker it will become.