Hearty and delicious, this turkey soup is loaded with mexican squash, tomatoes, green chilis, and hominy.

Mexican Style Turkey Soup

This delicious Mexican Style Turkey Soup recipe is loaded with flavor, and surprisingly low in fat and calories.  It’s the perfect way to finish off the end of your turkey.  This is especially true if you boil the leftover turkey carcass to liberate the last of the meat that is clinging to the bones and make your own turkey stock.  This low-calorie but hearty soup is the perfect way to warm up on a cold evening.  It’s also a delicious opportunity to be nice to your body after all of the calorie laden foods from Thanksgiving Dinner. Give this recipe […]

Turkey Pot pie fresh from the oven

Thanksgiving Leftover Make-over–Easy Turkey Pot Pie

We are still working our way through the Thanksgiving leftovers.  An inventory of our fridge contents indicated that we had leftover gravy, about  a cup of leftover green bean casserole, and about 2 cups of leftover turkey meat.  As I stared at these, trying to figure out how to recreate them, I decided that the perfect vehicle to finish off the last of the leftovers would be a turkey pot pie. I have a confession to make.  I’m not really good at making pie crusts.  Actually, it’s not that I’m not good at making them.  It’s more like I have […]

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches

It’s Thanksgiving day. I love this time of year.   While I’m busy roasting a big turkey, and making all of the trimmings for a traditional dinner,   the family is gathered together making plans for the long weekend.  It’s a great time to be together with family.  Thanksgiving is all about the food.  We have a tradition in our family that everyone picks a side dish to go with the dinner.  When the kids get older, they will be responsible for making their own side, but for now, I make whatever they order.  As a result, we have turkey, […]