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It’s Easy Cooking with Canadian Turkey

May 1, 2020

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications It’s now been a while since social distancing began and we’re collectively continuing to stay safe at home as much as we can.  That means we’ve all been cooking and eating at … Continued

Meal Prep like a pro with Turkey

January 8, 2020

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   Did you make New Year’s Resolutions? After a month of holiday festivities, New Year’s resolutions are in full-swing and healthy eating is top of mind. If eating well is on your … Continued

Risotto au dindon et aux champignons

Celebrate with the Deliciousness of Turkey

December 3, 2019

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications What does it mean to you to share a holiday meal with your family and friends? Sitting around a festive holiday table enjoying a traditional meal with my family is my happy … Continued

Jessica Emin’s Ultimate Hot Turkey on a Grilled Cheese

October 10, 2019

What’s one of the best things about Thanksgiving dinner, other than getting to spend time with family and friends? The delicious leftovers and the many ways you can incorporate them into your favourite dishes! This Thanksgiving weekend why not try … Continued

Pomegranate Apple Cider Sangria

October 3, 2019

What’s a Thanksgiving dinner without great cocktails on hand? Our friend Tanya Bates of Extra For Avocado created this Pomegranate Apple Cider Sangria – perfect for making ahead of time and catering to a large crowd. The classic fall flavour … Continued

Roasted Beer Brined Turkey

October 3, 2019

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and just a few days before that marks the first-ever Canadian Beer Day on October 9! If you love a dark beer and want to mark both occasions at once, this Roasted Beer Brined … Continued

Perfect for Entertaining: The Turkey Charcuterie Board!

September 3, 2019

Recipe Prepared by Lisa Dawn Bolton Fall is just weeks away and with that, the holiday season will be here before we know it. We know the season brings parties and gatherings with friends and family, and if you’re hosting, … Continued

piri piri grilled turkey drummettes

Grill Once, Eat Twice: The Best Time-Saver For Packed Lunches

August 14, 2019

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications Do you still barbeque once the back-to-school routine starts up? I sure do! I fire up the barbeque regularly in the fall months. It helps me hang onto that sweet summer vibe … Continued

Body by Turkey – Chest Day

July 10, 2019

It’s time to lean in, work out and get that Body by Turkey! On this episode of Body by Turkey, Leansquad’s Phil Mackenzie is serving up that Monday Motivation, with his at-home chest workout, featuring pushups, presses and chest flies. … Continued

Body by Turkey – Leg Day

July 10, 2019

Happy Wellness Wednesday Body by Turkey fans! On today’s episode of Body by Turkey, it’s Leg Day! Leansquad’s Phil Mackenzie takes us through a leg-focused workout you can do at home; with lunges, jumps, and curls to get those legs … Continued

mango-chili-lime bbq'd drummettes

Grilling Turkey on the Dark Side

July 9, 2019

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications Summer finally arrived Canada and it’s full-on steamy! When it’s so hot outside, I head to the grill. If you ask my husband and kids, I’m a bit of a grilling fanatic … Continued

Body by Turkey – Wing Day

July 8, 2019

By: Turkey Farmers of Canada Lean in, workout & get your Body by Turkey! This week on Body by Turkey, we’re teaming up with Leansquad’s Phil Mackenzie to work those drumsticks! For Wing Day, Phil walks us through his go-to … Continued

Body by Turkey – The Full Bird

July 3, 2019

By: Turkey Farmers of Canada Lean in, workout & get your Body by Turkey! Today, we’re launching the Body by Turkey program, a YouTube fitness series designed to carve your body for summer. Hosted by former rugby player and Canadian … Continued

Ground Turkey: Think Outside the Burger Bun!

June 26, 2019

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications What do you think of when you think about cooking ground turkey on the barbeque? If I was a betting gal, I’d say burgers. Me too! You can’t beat the simplicity of … Continued

Five EASY, Crave-worthy Turkey Recipes You’ll Love this BBQ Season

May 27, 2019

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications Grilling season is FINALLY here! When warm weather hits there’s nothing better than a meal made on the grill that’s enjoyed while relaxing on the patio. Relaxation aside, grilling is one of … Continued

Turkey Burgers: Best in Class for Back to School Suppers

August 9, 2018

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications School may be back, but don’t fret, grilling season isn’t over yet! Despite starting up with hectic back-to-school routines – rushed mornings, packing lunches, running to after school activities, cramming in dinner … Continued

Three Ways to Make The Most of Your Easter Turkey Leftovers

March 26, 2018

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   It’s Easter and you know what that means – turkey time! Actually, any time is turkey time. Of course a whole roasted turkey is a favourite feature of family feasts, but … Continued

Protein Primer Part 2: 3 Ways Protein Optimizes Your Health

May 26, 2017

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications In Protein Primer Part 2, we’re talking about some of the health benefits of protein. Why do you need protein? Protein plays an important role in building, maintaining and repairing your body every … Continued

Protein Primer - Part I: Protein 101

April 26, 2017

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications     You may have noticed when you take a read through Canadian Turkey’s Blog that we talk a fair bit about how turkey is the power protein. We thought we’d shed … Continued

Take Your Turkey from Holiday to Every Day!

March 28, 2017

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   When you think about a whole roasted turkey, what comes to mind? Indulgent family feasts with sides of stuffing and gravy, or healthy weekday meals, such as stir-fries, soups and power … Continued

Four SOUPer Steps to Build a Better Bowl of Soup

February 27, 2017

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   Want to know my remedy to brighten up cold and dreary March days? A scrumptious bowl of turkey soup! Delicious and nutritious, turkey soup is the ideal meal to fuel your … Continued