Spicy Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

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I decided to be brave today and cook without looking up [Googling] recipes. I wanted to make something that would be delicious, nutritious, and with little failure rate. This is what happens when you’re 23 and have never really cooked before. (I still Google how long it would take to boil eggs– judge me, if you will, but I know you all do it too!) I was talking to someone about how I didn’t know how women back then did it. Just cook without looking up anything. What was life before Google like? haha. So I decided to make spicy [because I love it spicy food] turkey stuffed bell peppers. I thought to myself, “you really can’t screw this up because it’s literally so easy!

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Ingredients:1 package of ground turkey (21g of protein for those fitness people!)
Two red peppers
2 carrots that I shredded using a grater.
Half an onion
Handful of spinach
Parmesan Cheese
Sea Salt
Pepper
Ground mustard
Chipotle seasoning
Cheyenne pepper

preheat oven to 350

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dice your peppers into halves. I did it the long way because I felt that these red peppers were really long so if I did it the normal way, it would look weird.

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Mix your turkey, shredded carrots, seasonings and diced onions together in a bowl. I then browned my little mixture on a skillet because I don’t trust my oven to cook the turkey straight through, lol.

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While my turkey mixture was browning, I aligned the bottom of the peppers with spinach and sprinkles of parmesan cheese.

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PROCEED TO STUFF THE PEPPERS!

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I used coconut oil to grease the pan lightly before placing my peppers on top.

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Lay them on the baking sheet (pan?) and put it in the oven for 45 mins!

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Pour some sirachi sauce on the bottom and sprinkle fresh parsley up top and BOOM! YUM!

Perfect, healthy and lean. I think I’m beginning to like enjoy this. Bon Appetit!

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Almond Joy!

ImageI LOVE ALMONDS! A great snack that is so beneficial to our heart and body. It is a great source of protein ( especially for those who have a peanut allergy, like me). Among other health benefits are fiber, calcium, Vitamin E, magnesium, potassium, etc etc. I tend to mix almonds with fruits, salads, or I just eat them as they are. On instagram, I came across a suggestion to soak raw almonds in water for 8-12 hours then peel them and eat it as is. As tedious as it is, the taste is rewarding enough to making the 12 minutes of peeling absolutely worth it. I can’t imagine ever going back to eating roasted almonds. A friend of mine also suggested making Almond cheese? I’ll have to check that out and get back to you guys about it. Let me know if you have any suggestions on what to do with almonds. 🙂

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