Brandi Sentz CDE, MA, RDN, LD

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November 30, 2019

We had some leftover turkey again this year, thankfully not nearly as much as last year though!  I wrote an article in 2018 about my 3 favorite leftover turkey recipes and you can find that here, but I've created a new favorite!  I love creating healthy dinner bowls - they can be modified based on what you have in the fridge or pantry and combinations are endless!  This turkey black bean bowl is full of protein, fiber, and healthy fat.  And did I mention the burst of flavor from the dairy-free dressing is unbelievable???  


Turkey Black Bean Bowl with Dairy-Free Avocado Ranch Dressing:

Serves: 4

To make the turkey and beans:


1 pound leftover turkey, chunked or ground

1 (15 ounce) can of black beans, drained and rinsed

Homemade taco seasoning:  (chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, crushed red pepper flakes, dried oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt and pepper)


1. Brown the turkey in a medium skillet, sprinkle half the taco seasoning to season the...

July is National Blueberry Month!  I absolutely love blueberries, not just for the superb taste, but for all the awesome nutrition they contain. Blueberries have polyphenolic compounds that help decrease oxidative stress, lower inflammation (which is the root of many chronic diseases), and improve the healthy of the gut microbiome.  There are lots of delicious ways to include blueberries in your diet:

1. Add 1/2 cup frozen blueberries to your daily green smoothie

2. Enjoy fresh blueberries added to gluten-free oatmeal or grain-free cereal

3. Top a salad with fresh blueberries

4. Make a homemade blueberry popsicle

5. Add fresh blueberries to your chicken salad recipe

6. Add dried blueberries to homemade trail mix

7. Top a gluten-free pancake with fresh blueberries

8. Make your own low-sugar blueberry jam

9. Add blueberries to water to create your own blueberry-infused water

10. Top dairy-free yogurt with fresh blueberries

Check out this fabulous blueberry chicken salad recipe - it's...

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