Best Yadkin Valley Cooks

Eating healthy is very important to Best Cook Julie Scott.
You can see in the photo above why everyone in her family likes this special,
easy to fix and nutritional turkey burger.

Zingy Greek Turkey Burger

1 pound ground turkey
1 cup Feta crumbles
1 cup chopped fresh spinach, packed
1 teaspoon died oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
2 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients well; separate into 4 patties.
Heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a skillet. Add burgers; cover for 4 to 5 minutes. Flip and cook to 165°F in the center. Serve on toasted English muffins.


Muesli

Judy and Jim Mitchell have had their greenhouse and nursery business in King for many years. They know their business…you can ask them anything about plants, shrubs and trees!

I was surprised to get an email from Judy one day about a recipe she adored! She admitted she usually didn’t get excited about food, but she was excited how good this muesli recipe turned out.
Actually Jim is the one who found it while on vacation and he shared his enthusiasm with Judy.

It’s easy to make and it’s a filling breakfast that includes protein, healthy fats and fruits. Protein in the morning may help you consume fewer calories throughout the day. “This recipe truly does away with cravings,” said Judy,
“I hadn’t eaten anything since 7a and was still not hungry by noon but ate anyway because it was time! I didn’t measure ingredients except for the oatmeal. I preferred adding more milk as the dried fruits and oatmeal seemed to
absorb a lot.”

1 1/3 cup old fashioned oatmeal
Skim milk to moisten
Raisins
Dried cranberries
Almond slivers
Chopped walnuts
Pecan pieces
1/2 of a raw apple, diced
1/3 teaspoon cinnamon
Flaked coconut
Dash of salt

Use amounts and ingredients to taste.
You can’t mess up on this.
Judy opted to use NO sugar, again it depends on your taste.
Mix at night and refrigerate.
It is ready for breakfast the next morning.
It may be eaten cold or warmed in the microwave.
This recipe makes two large servings of healthy deliciousness.

 

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