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Recipe of the Month – Turkey Chili

Servings: 4-6
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 1 hour
Ready In: 1 hour 15 mins

Ingredients

2 Tsp. Oil (depending on your preference coconut, olive etc.)
2 Onion, Diced
1.5 cloves Garlic Minced
Leftover Turkey, ground
1/2 cup Diced Celery
1 cup Diced Carrot
1 – 10oz canned Diced Tomato
2 cup Tomato Sauce
½ tsp. Chili Powder
1 – 15 oz can mixed beans
8 cups Diced Squash

Directions

Heat oil in a large pot. Add onions and garlic, and sauté until translucent. Add squash,
celery, carrots, diced tomato, tomato sauce, chili powder, and beans. Bring to a boil. Add ground turkey. Let simmer for 1 hour until veggies are tender.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 519
Calories from Fat: 152
Total Fat: 17.2g
Saturated Fat: 3.6g
Trans Fat: 0.1g
Cholesterol: 172mg
Sodium: 653mg
Total Carbohydrates: 36g
Dietary Fiber: 12g
Sugars: 17g
Protein: 57g
Vitamin A: 28%
Vitamin C: 55%
Calcium: 15%
Iron: 44%
*Note Calories are dependent on the way turkey was prepared/meat being used.

About the Author

Andrea Holwegner

Calgary Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian Andrea Holwegner is owner of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. She leads a group of experienced professional Dietitians that help busy families with meal planning success, picky eating, pediatric nutrition issues and health challenges.  Visit www.HealthStandNutrition.com for her latest TV segments, articles and healthy recipes on her award winning blog and popular weekly nutrition newsletter.

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What Sets Us Apart

  • Our award-winning curriculum was formed through in-depth research into early childhood learning and development. A blend of play-based (Frog Street) and child-led (Emergent) curriculums, all activities are hands-on, child-guided and exceed provincial early learning frameworks.

  • Our dedicated and passionate early childhood educators deliver an innovative, engaging and proven curriculum that ignites a love of learning and inspires and encourages individuality in every BrightPath child. Their nurturing and attentive approach offers each child a home-away-from-home experience.

  • Two-way communication is important. Monthly newsletters, curriculum nights, parent interviews, open houses and our proprietary app (BrightPath Connect™) are designed to increase the interaction between our centres and families.

  • Children need nutrition to grow in both mind and body. Believing that food choices throughout childhood fuel life long eating habits, our menu is crafted by a Registered Nutritionist and prepared in-house daily and reflects those beliefs.