• Turkey Meatballs
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • Asian Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1/2 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce or ketchup
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Sground tureky,esame seeds, optional

Hey Kids!

Feels great to be back posting again! I have missed y’all!

You know my oldest Nathaniel is getting married in November.

That means that I need to buy a dress – and a nice dress at that…

…which means that I need to lose weight.

Anybody else else singing the same song?

This occasion has been a great motivator for me!

Soooo, I have been real busy working out and getting in shape folks and it feels GREAT!

Years ago I lost a substantial amount of weight at a Curves in New York so I decided to return. I’ve been working out at Curves five to six days a week. I walk in, workout on the circuit, stretch and leave! All in just thirty minutes time!

I have found that working out regularly has also helped me with my daily caloric intake and with my food choices as well. Once I put in the work for the day I don’t want to put unnecessary calories back in…smile

With so much to think about and do each day I love walking in and just following the circuit. It is perfect for me.

Now you know that I love to cook and eat and this love of food can present a major problem when trying to lose weight so I’ve been walking each day as well. My hubby tells me that after homeschooling for so many years I have now found the time to think of myself and I have to tell you, I like it! I even scheduled myself for my first chemical peel. Too much information, I know.

I have also found that my back and joints actually feel normal again!

With all this working out, I’ve been creating quick and delicious weekday recipes. Among some of these recipes is this Asian-inspired turkey meatball recipe. I hope you love it, too!


Place the grate on your broiler pan. Spray with a nonstick cooking spray.

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large bowl combine ground turkey, egg yolks, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, garlic, ginger, salt and hoisin sauce. Form your aromatic poultry mixture into small meatballs and place on a broiler pan fitted with a grate.

Bake in the center of your oven for 25 minutes or until cooked through and slightly browned.

In a small bowl combine chicken broth and cornstarch. Stir until the cornstarch has dissolved. Set aside.

In a saucepan add sesame oil, garlic, ginger and scallions. Cook over medium high heat for two minutes. Add Sriracha, dark brown sugar, soy sauce, chili sauce and cornstarch mixture. Let the sauce thicken as it comes to a boil. turn off heat and coat meatballs in sauce once cooked.