Turkey & Artichoke Penne Bowls with Garlic White Wine Sauce

Turkey breast, roasted artichokes and broccoli are tossed in a whole wheat penne pasta, then topped with a garlic white wine sauce.

Congratulations! You survived turkey day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday – phew! I hope you’re lucky enough to have all of your holiday shopping completed – I sure don’t. I vowed that I wouldn’t online shop for myself this year, but it’s just so hard when there are so many good deals and you’ve been eying something! Why not get what you’ve been wanting on sale?! I suppose it’s more of those ‘oh well look at that, I didn’t even know I wanted that‘ impulse purchae that get people (read: ME!) in trouble than buying the item I’ve been wanting on sale.

I swear I walk a fine line between wanting to minimalize and impulsively online shopping. I think I always have a donation box going at my house, and honestly I don’t have that much more to donate at this point. I’m not into chotskey’s and clutter. I’m super picky about my art. I take FOR-EV-ER to pick out a new piece of furniture. But sake’s alive I won’t think twice about a new cookbook, cozy cute blanket, or updated wine glasses (stems or no-stems – I CAN’T DECIDE!).

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Bacon, Kale & Goat Cheese Pasta Bowls

Bacon, kale, and goat cheese pasta bowls with burst cherry tomatoes

Happy Halloween! If you’re doing the trick-or-treating thang with your kiddos or dressing up for an awesome costume party tonight, I hope you stay safe and have a great time!

I will be doing neither. Halloween isn’t really my thing; I’m not big on dressing up in costume myself, and it’s a Monday which means I have a full day of non-food bloggin’ work ahead of me tomorrow. Bills man, they demand to paid.

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