Easy Weeknight Dinner April 30, 2015 17:10


Excellent Turkey Chili

1 1/2 Cups Mixed Beans (Kidney, Navy, Pinto, your favorite)

1 lb Ground Turkey

1 Bell Pepper, Diced

3 Stalks Celery, Diced

1 Medium Onion, Diced

2 Cloves Garlic, Minced

1 15 oz Can Crushed Tomatoes

3 Cups Chicken Broth

1/2 tsp Black Pepper

1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder

1/2 tsp Salt

1 tsp Bob's Bean Seasoning

Pre-soak beans the night before.

In 3 in 1, brown meat, onion, peppers, celery and garlic.  Drain the beans you pre-soaked.  Add broth, tomatoes, beans and spices.  Stir and let cook.  Switch over to slow cook and cook on high for 4 hours.

Taste and re-season if necessary. 


Apple Cranberry Crisp


7-8 Apples, Peeled, Cored and Sliced

1-2 Tbsp Lemon Juice

1 Cup Brown Sugar

2 Cups Dried Cranberries

2 Tbsp Sweet Spice Blend

1/4 - 1/2 Cup Ultra Gel


1 Cup Toasted Pecans, Chopped

1 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats, Pulsed in the blender)

1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar

1/2 Cup White Flour

1/2 Cup Butter, Softened

2 Tbsp Sweet Spice Blend


Place sliced apples in a large bowl.  Sprinkle lemon juice over apples to keep them from turning brown.

In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar, cranberries, sweet spice blend, and Ultra Gel.  Mix ingredients well.  Add apples, coat well.  Place apples in Vegalene sprayed 9x11 baking dish.


In Bosch fitted with cookie paddles, pulse topping ingredients until crumbly.  Sprinkle evenly over apple filling. 

Bake in 350 oven for 35-45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.  Serve hot or cold, topped with whipped cream or ice cream.


Desert Cornbread

1 Cup Butter, Very Soft

1 1/3 Cup Sugar

4 Eggs

2 Cups Buttermilk

1 tsp Baking Soda

2 Cups Flour

2 Cups Fresh Ground Corn Meal

1 tsp Salt

In Bosch, with cookie paddles, cream butter with sugar.  Add eggs one at a time, mixing until combined.

In a measuring cup with the buttermilk, add the baking soda.  Combine that with the creamed butter and egg mixture.

In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal and salt.  Add to the wet ingredients.  Mix until combined, careful not to over mix.

Pour into a 9x13 pan, sprayed with Vegalene, and bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.