Turkey Vegetable Tray

Turkey Vegetable Tray
  • Kale
  • Celery
  • Baby carrots
  • Sweet peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • Yellow zucchini
  • Cherry tomatoes
  1. Arrange kale along the outside of the platter you are using. Those will be tail feathers.
  2. Add the celery on top of the kale (but not completely covering it).
  3. Cut half of the zucchini and use that as the turkey's head.
  4. Slice the peppers and use them as the body.
  5. Add in the cherry tomatoes as the caruncles.
  6. Slice the cucumbers and use that as the breast.
  7. Use 2 celery sticks as the feet.
  8. Use little pieces of the peppers as the eyes and the beak. We used toothpicks broken in half to get them to stick.


Pop Chef

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I have to admit I was impressed with the PopChef. First, it does exactly what it’s suppose to do. However, it was easy enough that both my 9 year old and my 6 year old could do it. We practiced on fruit, but my kids loved making themselves little sandwiches with it. There was plenty of shapes for them to pick from and I recommend picking one up! It doesn’t get any easier than this to make eye popping snacks, party platters, meals, and even gifts!

FoodSaver® V4880 Vacuum Sealer


I recently got the opportunity to review the FoodSaver® V4880 Vacuum Sealer. The FoodSaver® Brand is the market leader in the vacuum packaging category with their full line of FoodSaver® appliances, bags, rolls and accessories. The FoodSaver® system keeps food fresh up to 5x longer than ordinary storage methods like zipper bags, foil, plastic wrap, and uses specially-designed bags and canisters to lock out air and moisture to prevent freezer burn. I got to review it for myself at home and I’ll be having Foodsaver party also. (Like a Tupperware party but you don’t have to buy anything! LOL)


I love purchasing food in bulk. However, up till now, it was hard to keep that food fresh. This is all the meat we bought at the grocery store. They had a great deal on the ribs (it was buy a package and get the second one free. You can’t go wrong on a deal like that!). All the other meat also was on sale. However, that is why too much for my little family of 4 to eat in a week. That’s where the Foodsaver comes in.


It is super easy to vacuum seal your stuff. The hardest party is putting the bag into the Foodsaver just right so it kicks on. The rest of it is pretty simple.


We used both the premade bags you can get and also made a few of our own! All this meat was a great test for the FoodSaver® V4880 Vacuum Sealer!


We were then able to stick them right in the freezer. Next year, we will have a garden and I’m super excited to know we can use this on mason jars so we can can some of our left over vegetables! My MIL made a ton of homemade spaghetti sauce that I’m dying to make myself! We are even thinking of getting a Costco membership since we now can take advantage of buying things in bulk!! I’m even going to make some bread and vacuum seal it. I love that you can buy all sorts of sizes and kinds of bags. I love that I can use it on meat and snacks alike. I love that I can use to for canning. I love that it easily fits right on my counter, so it’s easy to use.

As you can see, I am super excited with our FoodSaver® V4880 Vacuum Sealer! What would you like to be able to vacuum seal at your house?