While it has always been a dream of mine to be able to eat a Thanksgiving meal every single day of my life, alas, the time and effort that goes into this special American Holiday – which is right around the corner now that it is November might I add – is too much to handle in everyday life. That is of course, if you’re not lucky enough to be a Trophy wife sans kids, responsibilities and a fiery burning passion for cooking…

Anyways, we digress.

Turkey may be the staple of a Thanksgiving meal, but that certainly doesn’t mean you can’t eat it on the reg. As a matter of fact, you should! It’s satisfying, high in protein, but leaner than beef! Why wouldn’t you eat it regularly?

Even if you do have it on occasion when you order a turkey chili or turkey burger – for health’s sake, of course – we think you could do a better job of branching out.

Below are some turkey recipes you can eat every day – not just turkey day.

Skillet Meatballs In Marinara Sauce via Recipe Runner

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Turkey meatballs are quick, easy and delicious. Pour these on top of a pasta, salad, rice bowl… They basically go with everything.

Turkey Pot Pie Soup via Cooking And Beer

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Turkey pot pie sounds great, but turkey pot pie soup? Now that sounds a like a seasonal recipe I’ve just got to try. Also, there is no better excuse for eating fresh biscuits than saying that they’re “part of your soup”.

Turkey Tetrazzini via She Wears Many Hats

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If you’re looking for food that will simply warm you up and keep you full, look no further than this pasta bake. Oh, we’re dreaming about this alright.

Bacon Ranch Turkey Wrap via LaaLoosh

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Why not keep it classic? Turkey wraps and sandwiches are certainly not going out of style anytime soon. Make these to bring to work and you’ll be the envy of your office.

Spinach Turkey Lasagna via The Yellow Table

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Want lasagna but need to lighten it up? This turkey spinach version is big on taste, so you don’t feel like you’re missing out on a thing.

Turkey And Quinoa Stuffed Peppers via A Food Centric Life

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You can basically put anything in a pepper and call it dinner but you didn’t hear that from us.

Stuffed Turkey Breast With Butternut Squash And Figs via Skinny Taste

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Ah, if you’re really impatient for Turkey day, this recipe will give you just a slice of it in one skillet.

Turkey And Sweet Potato Empanadas via Cook And Be Merry

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While empanadas are usually made with chicken or beef, this turkey version practically screams Fall.

Turkey, Kale, Onion & Sun-dried Tomato Frittata via Table For Two

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Turkey bacon is fine, but why not make this frittata? It’s perfect for Sunday brunches at home with friends. Why? No waiting for a table, of course.

Curried Ground Turkey With Potatoes via Simply Recipes

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Get exotic with this curried turkey and potatoes recipe that will seriously revitalize your senses.

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What are some of your favorite turkey recipes?