Mixed Bean Turkey Chili

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This a delicious and healthy recipe for the whole family to enjoy.. Also a great recipe to serve at a party or sports event!

Mixed Bean Turkey Chili


You will need:


  • 2 lbs of ground Turkey
  • 1 large can of mixed beans
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves of diced garlic
  • 2 peppers any color, diced
  • 1 Jar Strained Tomatos
  • 2 cans of diced or whole tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp of chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp of cayenne powder
  • 2 whole hot peppers with sliced holes in the pepper
  • 2 tbsp EVOO


Turn on your burner to 8, add your EVOO, when warmed up add your ground turkey

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While the ground turkey is browning, prepare your fresh veggies!

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When meat is browned add your veggies.

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Then add the can of beans!

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Season with spices

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Mix together and then add tomato products

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Let cook out for at least an hour.. Even better when left over night and reheated!

When its cooked and ready to eat you can eat this alone, or with onions and cheese on a hot dog, nacho’s or make yourself a plate of chili cheese fries.. It’s as healthy as it’s going to get and just as tasty!

So this is my blog for today hope you all enjoyed.

I am interested in hearing your comments and your ideas. If you have a recipe you would like to see me blog about I would love to hear from you and give it a try. I am always up for trying new things. I can be emailed at schoonerpixie@hotmail.com or I can be found on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SchoonerpixiesKitchen?ref=hl.   

I look forward to hearing from you!!

Until next time enjoy & happy cooking!!





Adobo Chicken


Welcome to Schooner Pixie’s Kitchen!!

Authentic Adobo Chicken


9 chicken thighs (you can also use duck, skin on Chicken Breast or Pork)

salt and pepper to taste

1 tbsp vegetable oil

1 large onion, sliced

8 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup seasoned rice vinegar (if not seasoned, use a little sugar to taste)

1/2 cup soy sauce, or to taste (this is a fairly salty dish, so if you’re not into that kind of thing, add less and adjust later)

1 1/2 cups chicken broth

2 tsp sambal chili sauce, or other hot pepper sauce to taste

2-4 bay leaves

First you paint on a coat of Extra Virgin Olive Oil on to each chicken thigh skin side up.

Paint Extra Virgin Olive Oil unto Chicken thighs

Paint Extra Virgin Olive Oil unto Chicken thighs

Heat up your pan at about 7, put in your chicken skin side down to make the skin nice and crispy! Turn to brown the bottom of the breasts are browned.

Chicken is turned skin side up, to brown the bottom of the thigh!

Chicken is turned skin side up, to brown the bottom of the thigh!

       Remove from chicken from the pan and set aside. Add diced onion to the pan!

Diced Onion

Diced Onion

Add chopped garlic!

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chopped garlic added


Add Seasoned RiceVinegar, Soy, Chicken Stock and Sambala!

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Adding soy, stock, vinegar and sambala


Add Bay Leaves

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Bay Leaves added


  When all these steps are done add the chicken you set aside. Cover and cook on medium 5, simmer for 1 hour 20 minutes. In the meantime you can make your rice and veggies that you want to go with it.. We ate corn and basmati rice! Honestly it was so easy and so delicious that we will be cooking this again!  I didnt get a picture of everything we ate but here is a shot of the main dish! 🙂

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I hope that you are enjoying these dishes and that they are inspiring you to cook new things. Next up we are cooking up an essential oil in our house “Chili Oil” it is super easy and can be used is so many recipies!

If I don’t get a chance to blog again before Christmas I want to wish you and yours and very Merry Christmas from our house to yours, Cheers!

Hello world!


Hello my name is Ammie and I am a happily married mother of one with a passion for many things, one of them being food..

I am a stay at home mom, and due to a diagnosis of M.S. I find feeding my family and friends very therapeutic and enjoy cooking new and old recipes. It’s something for me to look forward to and I feel good about it.. My husband I are always challenging ourselves in the kitchen and sharing our many recipes with friends and family online through instagram and facebook so I thought I would share some of our recipe ideas and photos of our creations with you by blogging.

I hope you enjoy.. my first blog will be a recipe for an app that you can eat for a change.. it will also pull on the heart strings of any maritimer..

 “The Toasted Donair Ravioli”

This is already posted so be sure to check it out and let me know what you think!! 🙂