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Chunky Turkey Chili

Chunky Turkey Chili

Chili is usually a cold weather staple, but this Paleo-friendly version uses chunky summer vegetables, which add both texture and nutrition. Ground turkey is loaded with health-promoting proteins that when combined with the veggies, makes for a perfectly balanced Paleo meal. Our Paleo chili recipe is easy to prepare and is a great meal for those breezy early spring nights when you don’t want to eat something super heavy, but a light meal is out of the question. We recommend using free-range … Continue reading

Italian Turkey Stew

Italian Turkey and Vegetable Stew

Chock full of vegetables, this quick and easy Paleo turkey stew recipe is loaded with both flavor and nutrition. It's a great way to use up extra leftover cooked turkey (or really any type of pre-cooked meat)...simply add it at the end of cooking before serving. Or if you're looking for an easy meat-free vegetable stew recipe, this one can be easily modified to be vegetarian or vegan recipe by omitting the meat and swapping the chicken broth for vegetable broth. When I make dinner … Continue reading

Turky and Kale Salad

Turkey and Kale Salad with Maple Bacon Dressing

If you’ve made healthy choices for a big holiday meal, then it only makes sense that they are still nutritious the next day, and this recipe is great for using up those holiday leftovers! Our Turkey and Kale Salad recipe combines everything together in a nutritious salad that is both satisfying and delicious. A maple flavored bacon salad dressing brings it all together. For more Paleo salad and salad dressing recipes, visit our PaleoPlan recipe center! … Continue reading

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Whole Citrus Roasted Turkey

The turkey is always the “big deal” of the Thanksgiving feast, yet many worry that it’s too hard to roast their own whole turkey. This Whole Citrus Roasted Turkey recipe yields delicious, juicy results without a ton of headache and with the fresh, unexpected zestiness of citrus flavors. You’ll be sure to delight the palates of your guests (and yourself!) with this exceptionally mouth-watering bird that is anything but dry. … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice

Meatballs don’t seem like something you’d think to cook in a slow cooker, but they actually work out nicely in this Paleo meatball recipe. With a rich broth and lots of fresh herbs, these turkey meatballs go nicely with a side of cauliflower rice for an easy, comforting meal. If you liked our Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice recipe, try our Herb Crusted Beef and Offal Meatballs with Braised Greens next time. Looking for more delicious Paleo recipes? Check out our … Continue reading

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Turkey Brine

Turkey brine adds flavor and moisture to your Thanksgiving turkey, making it less likely to end up with dry turkey meat. This Paleo Turkey Brine recipe makes enough to brine up to an 18 pound turkey. If you have a very large turkey, add ½ cup sea salt for every additional gallon of water needed to fully submerge your bird. To save room in your refrigerator, you can brine your turkey in doubled up turkey size oven bags or brining bags.  You’ll probably … Continue reading

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Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey

The turkey is always the “big deal” of the Thanksgiving feast, yet many worry that it’s too hard to roast their own whole turkey. This Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey recipe yields delicious, juicy results without a ton of headache. Pastured turkeys are generally smaller in size, but this whole turkey recipe also works with free-range, organic, or conventional turkeys just as well. You’ll be sure to delight the palates of your guests with this exceptionally mouth-watering bird that is anything … Continue reading

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Meat Labels: What Do They Mean?

I don’t know about you, but I spend a LOT of time at the meat counter at the grocery store.  I love my meat.  We all do, otherwise we probably wouldn’t be Paleo. Not all meats are created equally, though, and they all have different, sometimes confusing labels on them – all natural, organic, grass-fed, free-range, etc.  Instead of just throwing up your hands in confusion and settling for the cheapest option, I want you to be versed in the … Continue reading

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