Thanksgiving Recipes

I’ve compiled a nice round up of recipes to help fill in the blanks and take the stress out of the prep. Take your pick from appetizers to sides to main dishes to desserts.  I promise you’ll find tasty, easy to make recipes.  After all, if I can make them, anyone can. So why not plan ahead and get cooking? And remember to celebrate FOOD and family, and to give thanks. APPETIZERS Baked Brie Hot Crab Dip Mexican 7-Layer Dip Chex Mix Broccoli Cheese Dish Hummus Dip Homemade Guacamole Spinach and Artichoke … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Apple Soup

As we're inching closer to the Thanksgiving holiday, my shelves and fridge are getting stocked with traditional Thanksgiving ingredients.  There are myriad recipes choices for your turkey day table, but, make sure not to overlook perhaps the simplest and healthiest dish of them all, SOUP. I'm so happy that our resident NY soup expert, Seriously Soupy, has shared with us one of her latest fall creations: Sweet Potato Apple Soup.  Want to make your supper a little kinder to your waistline?  Perhaps you substitute your Sweet Potato Casserole … [Read more...]

A Health(ier) #Thanksgiving

As you begin to plan and prepare for your holiday meals this year, I always consult the helpful tips from the Environmental Working Group. With so much confusing information on food labels these days, we could all use some help navigating our way through the grocery store. From cranberry sauce to dessert, EWG’s Food Scores database can help you make healthier, greener choices for you and your family this Thanksgiving. Are you concerned about pesticides on fruits and veggies? You can EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce to avoid … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Menu

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, there’s no doubt it can be stressful. One of the biggest challenges is juggling multiple dishes at the same time. Instead of trying to do everything at once, take a look at your menu and try to strategize and cook some of your dishes ahead of time so that, day of, you’ll be able to enjoy your guests just as much as the meal. The more organized you are, the better off you’ll be. So, I’ve combed this website for some of my favorite dishes that are ideal for any Thanksgiving table. From appetizers to main courses … [Read more...]