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    Black Bean Turkey Burgers with Guacamole Spread and Grilled Tomatoes

    I have to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of ground turkey. I think it’s a texture thing. But if I’m going to do ground turkey, it’s got to be a burger. With turkey burgers on the menu this week, I wasn’t quite sure how I was going to spruce them up… but then it hit me today – add black beans and cilantro and top it with guacamole.  And then, as if that wasn’t crazy enough, add some grilled marinated tomatoes. Now we’re talking. So if texture was my issue with ground turkey meat, the black beans totally fixed that – it was like the best of both worlds…

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    Chicken, Corn and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas

    These quesadillas were a last minute back-up plan that turned into a major success! My original plan for dinner was to make grilled chicken to go with the Guacamole Rice I’ve been craving, but the rain made me re-think using the grill.  And by the way, whoever came up with the concept of Guacamole Rice is a genius!  So I opted for quesadillas, using boiled chicken and veggies that were going to go bad in the fridge (my husband was so proud!!)  The sweetness of the corn and the caramelized onion really made this dish! Chicken, Corn and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas 3 sweet onions, julienned 1 tbsp olive oil 3…