- 2 lbs ground turkey thighs
- 1 Tbsp dried rosemary
- 1 Tbsp dried thyme
- 1 Tbsp dried sage
- 1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp sea salt, divided
- 1 leek, half moon sliced
- 1 stalk celery, small diced
- 2 carrots, small dices
- 1 parsnip, peeled and small diced
- 1 cup homemade chicken or vegetable stock – divided
- 1 bag organic green peas
- 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
- 2 large white sweet potatoes, peeled, and steamed until tender
- 1 bunch green onions, chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh sage
- 2 tbsp fresh rosemary
- 2 tbsp fresh thyme
- 3 Tbsp ghee, divided
- Gather a large skillet and add a small amount of chicken broth, about 1/4 cup. Add ground turkey, 2 tsp sea salt, herbs leeks, carrots, celery, parsnip, cook until meat is done. Add green peas and parsley set aside.
- Steam the sweet potatoes until tender – about 15 min. Transfer to a food processor and add 1/2 cup chicken broth, 2 tbsp ghee, fresh herbs and 1-2 tsp sea salt. Process until smooth. You may need to do this step in batches depending on the size of the food processor. Taste and adjust for seasonings.
- Place meat/vegetable mixture into a casserole dish and press down evenly. Top with sweet potato mash. Top with green onions and serve.
Rosemary is a phenomenal super herb. Below is a list of all the reasons to add rosemary into your diet!
Antioxidant properties: Rosemary contains antioxidants that can help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
Anti-inflammatory effects: Rosemary has anti-inflammatory effects that may help reduce pain and swelling in conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Improved digestion: Rosemary may stimulate digestive enzymes and improve digestion, helping to relieve symptoms like bloating and constipation.
Boosts the immune system: Rosemary contains compounds like carnosic acid and rosmarinic acid that have been shown to have antimicrobial and antiviral effects, helping to boost the immune system.
Enhances memory and concentration: Rosemary has been shown to improve memory and concentration by increasing blood flow to the brain.
Skin care: Rosemary oil has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, making it a popular ingredient in skin care products for the treatment of acne and other skin conditions.
Hair care: Rosemary oil is also used to improve hair health, as it can help to stimulate hair growth and reduce hair loss.
Justine Stenger received her degree from the University of Alberta in Nutrition and Physical education. She proceeded to pursue a Holistic Nutrition/Therapeutic Chef certification from Bauman College. Justine has completed her Functional Medicine training through the Institute for Functional Medicine and is a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach, certified through the Institute for Functional Medicine. Justine is a trained Bredesen (RECODE) practitioner and specializes in cell membrane medicine, and works primarily with patients who suffer with neurological conditions, mast cell activation syndrome, Lyme disease, and autoimmune disease.
Justine has worked beside Dr. Bruce Hoffman for the past 10 years and has supported hundreds of Dr Hoffman’s chronic, complex illness patients nutritionally.
University Of Alberta – Nutrition & Physical Education , IFM – Functional Medicine Trained, IFM -Bredesen Practitioner, The dr.Com -Certified Gluten Practitioner, Bauman College – Holistic Nutrition & Certified Therapeutic Chef, Institute For Functional Medicine – Certified Health Coach