Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Turkey Lettuce Wraps!

This is a great dish for spring!  Light & refreshing and great for warmer weather.  

I love cooking this for my family and wanted to share this again with you!



Turkey Lettuce Wraps
Yield: 8 servings
Filling
1 pound ground turkey
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon corn starch
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil, optional
Mix all together and set aside to marinate while you prepare other ingredients.

Now Chop the following
2 cloves fresh garlic, grated, (set 1/2 aside for sauce.)
1 inch of peeled ginger, grated, (set 1/2 aside for sauce.)
1 small jalapeño or Serrano chili, minced fine
1 carrot, chopped small
1/2 onion chopped small
1 rib of celery chopped small
1small can water chestnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon siracha or sambal sauce (optional)
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon vinegar, or lemon or lime juice
4 Tablespoons soy sauce
Sauce
Mix well: set aside
4 tablespoons soy,
2tablespoons hoisin
1/2 garlic(previously set aside)
1/2 gingerpreviously set aside)
1 teaspoon siracha
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon or lime juice
Preparation
In a skillet, on medium high heat, add 2 tablespoons oil. Stir in ground Turkey mixture Stir fry until fully cooked, remove from pan, set aside.
Add a little oil to the skillet, add in carrot, onion, celery, and water chestnuts. Stir fry about 5 minutes make a space in the middle of pan and add a little Oil. Stir in remaining 1/2 the garlic, and remaining 1/2 the ginger, and the jalapeño into this oil and stir until you can smell it, about a minute, then stir it through out the vegetable mixture. Add the set aside cooked turkey, and 2 Tablespoons of soy sauce. Stir well, taste, season with more siracha or soy if desired
Serve in lettuce cups with sauce

Friday, April 8, 2016

Summer Destinations

School will be out soon and summer plans are being made!  Check out this fabulous dream hotel located in Scottsdale, Arizona or Palm Springs, California!  

The Saguaro is definitely on my destination to-do list!












Tuesday, April 5, 2016

DIH Workshops

Hey Friends!  Spring is here!  As the weather begins to warm up here in Northern Utah, I'm getting the itch to do some yard work and get the porch spruced up!

DIH (Do it Herself) Workshops are the best way to get you motivated to begin creating!  Creating provides happiness and I'm all for happiness!  Home Depot offers some great DIH classes and Spring sign-ups are starting now!  Hope to see you there!

Home Depot DIH Workshops