Easy Healthy Ground Turkey Chili

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Easy Healthy Ground Turkey Chili

With the cooler weather, wouldn’t you like to warm up with a bowl of steaming, ground turkey chili? Our ground turkey chili recipe is so easy to make that you can feed your whole family without the hassle of complicated cooking. Eat it as is or serve over rice or pasta.

Easy recipe: Serves 4
 12 oz ground turkey
 1 can kidney beans, drained
 1 onion, diced
 2 jalapenos, core and seed removed, diced (or can be replaced with 1/2 tbsp chili powder)
 1 1/2 cups of grape tomatoes (or replaced with stewed tomatoes from can)
 1 tsp red chili flakes (optional)
 1 bell pepper, core and seed removed, diced (any color)
 2 tbsp cilantro, roughly chopped (half for cooking and half for topping)
 1 cup fat free chicken broth 
 1/3 cup of fat free feta cheese for topping (or replace with you favorite cheese)
 Salt to taste
 Olive or coconut oil spray

Cooking instructions
 Spray cooking oil in a sauce pan and set to medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and jalapeno and cooking until tender
 Add turkey, kidney bean, tomatoes, red chili flakes, 1/2 amount of cilantro and chicken broth. Bring mixture to boil and then reduce heat to simmer for 25 minutes covered
 Add salt to taste when you know that the turkey is already cooked. Add black pepper if desired
Once the simmering is done, scoop chili into a bowl and top with feta cheese and cilantro. 

Enjoy your Fablicious healthy ground turkey chili!

Garlic Shrimp Cucumber Wrap

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Garlic Shrimp Cucumber Wrap

Do you crave for a light and refreshing snack that is easy to prepare? I love the taste of cooked, spicy garlic shrimp mix with the taste of fresh vegetables. This recipe is idea as a snack or meal. What’s more, it’s less than 100 calories per serving! So go ahead and enjoy this guilt-free yet delicious garlic shrimp cucumber wrap.

Easy recipe: Serves 2
 6 lettuce wraps
 18 medium shrimp, shell removed and deveined (12 pieces if the shrimp are large)
 2 tsp minced garlic
 1/2 tsp chili flakes (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 1/2 cucumbers, diced
 6 to 8 grape tomatos, diced
 1 to 2 tsp of balsamic vinaigrette
 Salt to taste
 Olive or coconut oil spray

Cooking instructions
 Spray cooking oil in a cooking pan and set to medium-high heat. Add garlic and chili flakes and stir fry for about 1 minute
 Add shrimp and salt. Continue cooking until shrimps are cooked. Shrimps turned pink when cooked
 Mix cucumber, tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette in a bowl. Scoop the mixture onto each lettuce wrap
Add cooked shrimp on top of the mixture

Calories: about 95 per serving
Enjoy! 

Spicy Shrimp Broccoli Stir Fry Noodle

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Spicy Shrimp Broccoli Stir Fry Noodle

I ate noodles regularly growing up, but egg noodles may not be the healthiest food to consume. Thank goodness for whole grain linguine that resembles egg noodles! They taste good and are filling. Here’s one of my favorite recipes combining shrimp, broccoli, shitake mushroom and stir fry noodlesIt tastes good and is totally guilt-free! If you not a fan of seafood, this recipe can be replaced with chicken or ground turkey.
Easy recipe: Serves 4
8 oz whole grain linguine, cook according to package instructions to al dente
 12 oz medium to large shrimp, peeled and deveined (if frozen, thawed before cooking)
 12 oz broccoli foret, cut to smaller pieces
 1/2 cup shitake mushrooms, sliced (or any mushrooms to your preference)
 1 tbsp minced garlic
 1 tsp chili flakes (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 2 tbsp soy sauce
 1 tsp sesame oil
 Salt to taste
 Olive or coconut oil spray (or 2 tbsp olive oil)
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Cooking instructions
 Spray cooking oil into a cooking pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and stir fry after about 1 minute
 Add broccoli and cook for about 5 minutes or until it start to tender
 Add shitake mushrooms and shrimp to broccoli and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes or until
 fully cooked. Shrimp typically turns pink when cooked
 Stir in soy sauce, sesame oil, chili flakes, salt and pasta
 Coat pasta and mixture with the sauce and cook for another one to two minute
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Enjoy this flavorful stir fry spicy shrimp broccoli noodle! Its Fablicious!

 

Spicy Garlic Edamame

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Spicy Garlic Edamame

One of our Fabsters, Angela sent me a recipe from The Food Network website. The visual of edamame coated with chili flakes, garlic and olive oil looked so good that I simply had to make it. It taste as Fablicious as it looked! Thanks Angela for sharing!

Easy recipes: Serves 3
 1 lb frozen edamame in the pods
 1 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
 1/2 tsp chili flakes
 1 tsp freshly squeezed lime (more if you prefer)
 1 tbsp olive oil
 Salt to taste

Cooking instructions
Cook edamame in salted boiling water for 5 minutes (or according to package directions)
 Add oil in cooking pan over medium heat. Add garlic and stir-fry for about 1 minute and then add chili flakes. Continue cooking for another 1 to 2 minutes until garlic turns light brown and fragrant.
 Stir in lime juice, salt and drained edamame with heat on.
Once edamame is coated, remove and serve. This recipe can be served warm or cold


Calories: 175 per serving

Mango Avocado Cucumber

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Mango Avocado Cucumber

You may end up craving this fresh snack, so be prepared for a Mango Avocado Cucumber-Attack! One of my favorite fruits is mango. I love the taste of mix mango and cucumber. Together the combination of mango, avocado, cucumber and cilantro creates different tastes and textures, sweet and soft and crisp and crunchy!

This simple mango avocado cucumber recipe requires no cooking. It’s a winner for me and I hope it is for you too.

Easy recipe: Serves 3
 1 medium avocado, mashed
 1 mango, diced
 1/2 a cucumber, diced (skin removed if you prefer)
 1/2 medium onion, diced (or shallots)
 2 tbsp cilantro, roughly chopped
 1/2 to 1 tsp chili flakes (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 tbsp of lime juice
 2 limes, cut into 4 wedges each (optional)
 3 pieces whole grain flatbread, about 6” diameter, cut into 4 pieces each (Trader Joe’s offers 100% whole wheat middle eastern flatbread)
 Salt and to taste (optional)

Preparation instructions
Mix mango, cucumber, cilantro, chili flakes and lime juice in a bowl.
Add salt to taste.
 Spread each cut flatbread with avocado and top with mixture.
Squeeze with a wedge of lime and enjoy!

Calories: about 305 per serving

Chili Lime Shrimp Tomato Mango Salsa Taco

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Chili Lime Shrimp Tomato Mango Salsa Taco
This FAB taco is made with shrimp, mango, and avacodo with a big baja fresh flavor of lime. This taco practically sings with a spicy chili tomato salsa. Surf’s up, so hang ten and enjoy! Skip the chilis if you just want to get your feet wet, and savor the flavors!

Easy recipe: Serves 4
 1 mango, diced
 1 cup grape tomatoes, diced (or 2 tomatoes, diced)
 2 tbsp cilantro, roughly chopped
 1/2 onion, diced
 2 jalapenos, core and seeds removed, diced (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 5 tbsp lime juice
 1 avocado, sliced
 12 oz shrimps, peeled and deveined
 1 tbsp minced garlic
 2 cups shredded red cabbage
 1 tsp chili flakes (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 4 whole grain tortillas, about 7.5″ in diameter (or your favorite tortillas)
 Salt to taste Olive or coconut oil spray
Tip: To save a step, you can replace the first 5 ingredients with store bought fresh salsa

Cooking instructions
 Mix the first 5 ingredients (mango, grape tomatoes, cilantro, onion and jalapeno) and 2 tbsp of lime juice in a bowl to make salsa
 Add pinch of salt. Taste and see if you need more lime juice
 Spray a cooking pan with oil and turn heat to medium. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute
 Add chili flakes to garlic and stir fry for another minute. Then add shrimps, 2 tbsp of lime juice and pinch of salt
 Cook shrimps until they turn pink. It usually takes between 4 to 5 minutes or more pending on the size of shrimps
 Heat tortilla per package instructions (or microwave tortilla for 25 seconds)
 Spread a layer of red cabbage on each tortilla. Then scoop salsa on top of cabbage and layer with 1/4 sliced avocado
Add cooked shrimp to taco. Top with your favorite cheese if desired

Calories: about 345 per serving
Enjoy this combination of chili lime shrimp tomato mango salsa taco! It taste so Fablicious!