Turkey Shawarma Wraps with Jennie-O

Healthy lunches don't have to be boring. Turkey Shawarma Wraps make a flavorful, healthy lunch to enjoy in the new year! Season Jennie-O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast with curry powder, cumin, salt and pepper, and cook with garlic, spritzing with fresh lemon when finished ....more

Meyer Lemon Shandies

Mix up a batch of seasonal Meyer Lemon Shandies for your guests as you watch the Big Game! This twist on a classic Shandy celebrates winter citrus. First, make a tart Meyer Lemonade that will serve as the base for this cocktail ....more

Vegan Tuscan Kale Bruschetta

Break free of the winter entree doldrums and make veggie-filled Vegan Tuscan Kale Bruschetta tonight. This twist on a traditional bruschetta highlights Tuscan kale, cooked down with grape tomatoes and cannellini beans. The kale becomes marvelously wilty, the tomatoes blister and break apart, and the beans brown slightly before all three are served upon toasted bread ....more

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria

Celebrate seasonal produce by mixing this slightly sweet, yet delightfully tart Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria! Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice serves as the base of this cocktail, then add a bottle of sauvignon blanc , as well as Meyer lemon, blood orange and grapefruit slices. Chill before serving ....more

Honey Sriracha Chicken Rice Bowls

Enjoy flavorful Honey Sriracha Chicken Rice Bowls for dinner this week! Place the chicken, onion and red bell pepper in the slow cooker with honey, soy sauce and water. Cook for 4 hours ....more

Dark Chocolate Cherry Granola

Start the morning with naturally sweetened Dark Chocolate Cherry Granola. Gluten free, vegan and refined sugar-free, this granola makes a tasty breakfast or snack. Toss rolled oats and pecans in unsweetened cocoa powder, then coat in a mixture of maple syrup and water before baking ....more

The Potluck: December 2016

Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: December 2016 includes a few new favorite clothing items, a pair of shoes, a newly released contemporary romance, the long-awaited return of a favorite television show and more. Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of December. The post The Potluck: December 2016 appeared first on The Speckled Palate ....more

Best of The Speckled Palate 2016

A look back at the last 366 days, The Best of The Speckled Palate 2016 remembers the most popular posts of the year and looks forward to 2017. What was your favorite recipe of 2016? What would you like to see in 2017? ...more

Skinny Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Martinis

Grab your girls and mix up decadent Skinny Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Martinis! These dairy-free, sugar-free martinis are the perfect drink to serve at your next girls’ night or for Valentine's Day! A combination of cashew milk, vodka, crème de cocoa, agave, strawberries and cocoa powder makes these cocktails to-die-for tasty ....more

Black Eyed Pea Dip

Instead of making Hoppin' John, serve Black Eyed Pea Dip to guests on New Year's Day. A nod to the traditional Southern recipe, this app calls for similar ingredients. Chock full of black eyed peas, heirloom tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño and some green onions, this vegetarian dip comes together with a honey-balsamic dressing ....more