Turkey Meatballs

by | May 20, 2016 | Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

I love these and you will too! A great source of healthy protein. Be sure to add a generous amount of fresh garlic to maximize the anti-aging, blood sugar-lowering, fat-burning potential nutrition in this recipe.

Ingredients
1 lb ground free range organic turkey or chicken
1 raw egg
1 onion, minced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp sea salt or so, to taste
1 slice gluten free bread, blended into crumbs in a food processor,
1⁄2 cup oatmeal, 1⁄2 cup ground flax seeds, or any combination of these
2 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
chopped fresh basil, oregano, parsley, thyme OR
1-2 tsp dried oregano and basil

Directions
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil on cookie sheets (with sides) or a shallow baking pan.

In a big bowl, combine all remaining ingredients. Mix with clean hands or large wooden spoon. Roll into 1 1⁄2” sized balls, and place on the baking sheet in oven. Make sure they are spread out so they are not touching, so they can brown.

Cook for about 10 minutes or so, turn (or roll) and cook another ten minutes, for a total of about 20 minutes. Done when outside is golden brown and inside is no longer pink.

Serve with your favorite organic spaghetti sauce and steamed spaghetti squash, or just eat plain alongside a salad, green beans or broccoli. even Cold or hot leftover meatballs are delicious on salad for healthy lunch–and they make a great snack too! Serves 4.

About Catherine Ebeling: I am Catherine (Cat) Ebeling. I am an RN with a Masters of Science in Nursing and Public Health. I have been studying diet, fitness and health for the past 30+ years–in addition to my clinical nursing experience, which includes anti-aging, preventative, regenerative medicine and bioidentical hormone therapy. I have had a life-long fascination with diet, fitness and nutrition, and have learned how to biohack my genetic capacity. I realized that we, as humans, have the ultimate power over our bodies and our health. Wanting to learn even more about human biology, nutrition, health and disease, I went back to school to study for a BSN in nursing. I just recently completed my MSN (at age 60). I’ve written six books on diet and health that have sold thousands–and even hundreds of thousands of copies all over the world through “The Nutrition Watchdog” publishing. I am an expert on diet and health and want to share that knowledge with you. I can be reached at caebeling@gmail.com or 314-369-6400 or on FB Instant Messenger.

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