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Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Sage

  • 1-2 tbsp. grass-fed butter
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 2 butternut squash, peeled and deseeded
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger root
  • 2 pinches ground clove
  • 2-3 pinches ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground anise
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 6-8 pieces of fresh sage

In a soup pot, sauté onion in butter on medium heat. […]

Creamy Turkey Chowder

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  • 2 tbsp. grass-fed butter
  • 2-3 tbsp. white rice flour (or other flour)
  • 4 cups turkey or chicken stock (or water)
  • 1 leek, chopped (use both white and green)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh sage, minced
  • 1 tsp. rosemary
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup celeriac root, peeled […]

Roasted Autumn Vegetables

  • 4-5 beets, cut into quarters
  • 1 delicata or acorn squash, cut into chunks
  • 1 large parsnip, cut into thick chunks
  • olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Fresh sage, minced

Preheat oven to 375.  Place the chopped vegetables in a large mixing bowl and coat with olive oil, a sprinkle of sea salt, black pepper and a generous amount of minced sage.  […]

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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Wild Rice and Herbed Turkey Gravy

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  • 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • olive oil or turkey fat
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 tbsp. fresh sage, minced
  • 1 cup wild rice blend (wehani, red rice, black rice, long grain, wild, etc.), soaked […]

Herbed Turkey Gravy

gravy on roast turkey

  • 3-4 tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 2 cups turkey stock
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh sage, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. rosemary, minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste

Combine flour with turkey stock.  Add fresh herbs, sea salt and pepper.  Cook on medium heat until mixture becomes thick […]

Holiday Turkey and Pasta Salad

  • 1 cup whole grain elbow noodles (spelt, kamut, quinoa, etc.)
  • Water
  • 1 pound naturally raised turkey (about 2 cups), cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces (can use leftover turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner)
  • 3-4 celery stalks, diced small
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tsp. fresh sage, minced
  • 3 tbsp. herbed […]

Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa and Turkey

Stuffed squash always works as a great meal during the cold months!

Savory Quinoa Pilaf

QUinoa Salad

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil and/or butter
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3-4 shitake mushrooms, sliced thin
  • 1 tbsp. fresh sage, minced (or 1 tsp. dried sage)
  • 2-3 turkey sausage links, diced
  • Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • Parsley

Bring quinoa and water to […]

Cranberry Vinaigrette

salad dressings

  • 1/3 cup walnut oil
  • 2 tbsp. champagne vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp. cranberry juice concentrate
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. sage, minced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Whisk walnut oil, vinegar, cranberry juice concentrate, maple syrup and fresh sage.  Add a pinch or two […]