I was raised by a full blooded German. We had meat and Potatoes, and gravy every meal! That is what I learned to cook and that is what I had always feed my family. Every meal was meat, one kind or another. The other day I picked up some turkey sausage. Boy it was so good. It was not bland like I expected it to be. It has spices and I really enjoyed it. I even gave Hubby a little and he said it wasn't "to Bad". It wasn't real greasy or heavy. I went back to the store and bought Turkey burger, bacon and everything else I could find. I was really amazed at how much I really did like it. I am sure I am not going to give beef up completely, but I can say, I will be eating more turkey in place of beef.