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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Yummy Mummy Monday: Turkey Chili & Margaritas!

This week's recipe comes to us courtesy of Chelsea Cattermole of Around Town With Mommy (check out her bio at the end of this post). It's great to enjoy comfort food, but we need a reminder that Summer did and will happen again this time of year. I think chilli & margaritas will serve that purpose! Us Moms need our grown- up juice, especially with the chaos of the holidays upon us. So enough with the chatter & onto the good stuff! ;)

Yummy Mummy Recipe: Turkey Chili & Lime Margaritas on the Rocks!

Turkey Chilli

1 1/2lbs ground turkey
1 cup diced onion
1 cup chopped carrots 
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup mushrooms
2tbsp sugar
1 bay leaf
1 tsp salt
1 tsp marjoram
1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 dried chilies (optional)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Dash pepper
1 16oz can diced tomatoes
1 6oz can tomato paste 

In a large pot cook the ground turkey. 
Add the vegetables and cook for approx. 5 minutes; add the sugar & seasoning and cook for another 5 minutes. 
Add the diced tomatoes and tomato paste and bring to a boil.
Toss in the kidney beans, reduce heat to low & simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

Adjust the spices to taste, adding more or less, depending how hot you like it!

Serve with diced avocados and shredded cheese 

Lime Margarita on the Rocks

1 1/2 ounces tequila
1/2 ounce triple sec (Cointreau is recommended)
1 ounce fresh lime juice
Lime wedge for garnish
Salt or sugar to rim the glass (optional)


  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. If desired, salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass.
  4. Pour contents, with ice, into the glass.
  5. Garnish with the lime wedge

Images courtesy of Around Town With Mommy.

This yummy goodness was brought to you courtesy of Chelsea. See below to get to know her & don't forget to check her out at Around Town With Mommy!
I’m Chelsea from Around Town With Mommy and a proud mother to a baby girl named Marley. Since becoming a parent, I’ve noticed that there aren’t that many websites or even blogs that help other mothers. So I have decided to create Around Town With Mommy, for new moms like myself with the tricks and tribulations of being a new parent, feature different companies that both the mother and baby would love, cute DYI projects, great recipes that the whole family would love, and of course the name says it all, events that are happening around town that are family friendly!!!! I hope you enjoy Oh yeah... keep an eye out.... as I may do some special blog post about mine and Marley’s adventures