Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving 2017 is mine! I am thankful for memories of loved ones and joyful fellowship around the dinner table. Thanksgiving 2020 will be celebrated differently due to restrictions on gatherings in our state. Enjoying a traditional meal with close family will maintain some familiarity and comfort in these unsettling times.
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Oven roasted Brussels sprouts are quick and easy to prepare, making them the perfect side dish for your holiday meal. This is one dish where simple is better! All you do is roast brussels sprouts in the oven with a little olive oil for 20 minutes and these delicious vegetables are ready to serve.
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Staying away from sugar during the holidays can be a huge challenge! These tasty apricot bars help me get through the holidays without feeling deprived. With only 4 ingredients, they are quick and easy to make in a food processor. These bars keep in the freezer for 1 month. They thaw quickly so I can remove a few from the freezer when I’m craving a sweet treat.
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Cauli-mashed potatoes is a dish worthy of any holiday table. Adding cauliflower to mashed potatoes is a delicious way to include more veggies in your meal. I prefer this creamy recipe over traditional mashed potatoes.
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Pumpkin pie and Thanksgiving are a perfect match. This no-bake pie is a healthy take on the Thanksgiving classic and will support your body, leaving you satisfied during the holidays. I love knowing this tasty dessert is vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, egg-free and contains no refined sugars.
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This beautiful nutritious salad is perfect for the holidays. Spring greens, pomegranates and apples support your body with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants building up your immune system as you enjoy these delicious flavors.
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Of all the pilaf recipes I’ve tried, this one is my favorite. It is a hearty, slightly sweet, and deeply satisfying dish that is perfect for the holidays. It’s also a wonderful vegetarian main dish and makes a great lunch the next day.
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If you are looking for that special salad to take to your next event… this is it! It’s quick and easy to make and taste better over time. The food combination of lemon, dried blueberries and olives with kale is superb.
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This recipe is a favorite Thanksgiving dish for our plant-based family members! Satisfying mushrooms plus sage, oregano and thyme adds nutrition and flavor to the lentils.
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Pumpkin-spiced treats are a fall favorite! This flavorful pumpkin-spiced apple smoothie is a sugar-free, guilt-free immune boosting treat you can enjoy as often as you like!
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This sugar-free healing treat will leave you satisfied and nourished. It is a perfect afternoon healthy snack for kids and an impressive treat for company.
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