Looking for some healthier dinner ideas for your family after a summer of burgers and dogs? Think turkey for a change. It’s not just for the holiday season.
Did you know that skinless turkey breast is one the leanest meat protein sources on the planet, with a rich array of nutrients such as niacin, selenium, vitamins B6, B12, and zinc? That makes it an official superfood*. We found four great ways to serve it up for your family, as well as some nutritional info and more recipes at makesitsuper.ca.
Green Bean, Corn and Tomato Salad
This power salad is filled with protein and all of our favourite local fresh ingredients as well as delicious grilled turkey. Just don’t tell the rest of the family how good it is for them!
Turkey, Cheddar and Apple Hand Pies
Toddlers will love these mini pies made just for them—filled with the sweetness of apples, gooey cheese and shredded turkey.
Almond Crusted Turkey Breasts
This lovely roasted turkey dish is perfect for serving guests at a dinner party but is simple enough to become a family dinner staple. It’s delicious with green beans and a side salad.
Grilled Turkey Tacos
Weeknights can be busy with family schedules so you need a quick recipe like this to pull out of your pocket every once in a while. Grab some pre-grilled turkey and fill taco shells with all of your favourite ingredients (avocado is ours).
*From the New York Times Bestseller: Steven Pratt, M.D. and Kathy Matthews. (2004). SuperFoods Rx: 14 Foods That Will Change Your Life. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.