Nutrition

Have your pie and eat it too

A fellow dietitian sent me that card. I found it very amusing. I hope you are enjoying getting ready for Thanksgiving. I am now that my grocery shopping is over. And I hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving full of delicious food. How does this dietitian approach Thanksgiving? With very little thought to calories,… Continue reading Have your pie and eat it too

Recipes

Cranberry Orange Pancakes and Cinnamon Rolls

Thanksgiving is one week away! Holy cow, November seems to have flown by. I have two last ideas for your Thanksgiving weekend. Both are great ways to use up any extra fresh cranberries you may have around and solve breakfast dilemmas. However, I'm not posting full recipes. Sorry. We don't need to re-invent the wheel… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Pancakes and Cinnamon Rolls

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Pumpkin Oatmeal

I waxed so philosophical about hating recipes that only use part of a can of pumpkin. Yet, I frequently find myself making them anyway. Oops. But I'm getting more creative in ways to use up the extra pumpkin. Pumpkin in oatmeal seems like a logical choice. You already put in brown sugar and cinnamon, which… Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal

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Turkey Stuffed Acorn Squash

I really enjoy asking people about their families' holiday traditions. Some are quirky, fun, or downright weird. I think my favorite answer has been from a former professor: "Our family's tradition was to not have any traditions." Basically, they didn't do the same thing every year. They tried different foods, usually with an ethnic theme.… Continue reading Turkey Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up

I have several more recipes to post over the next few days that I hope you find worthy of your Thanksgiving weekend. However, here is a quick round-up of recipes for your feast on Thursday. Meat Citrus and Sage Roasted Turkey Breast (I'm sure this general idea would work for a whole turkey. You would… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up

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Fall Vegetable Bake

Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away! November is just flying. I've got several more recipes I think should grace your table for the holiday weekend. This vegetable bake is definitely different from your standard Thanksgiving starch. It definitely wouldn't replace potatoes on your table, if that is what you are looking for. But it… Continue reading Fall Vegetable Bake

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Citrus and Sage Roasted Turkey Breast

I usually post a nutrition article on Mondays, but I have several Thanksgiving recipes I want to make sure I share in time for you to add them to your menu. While all holidays have come to center around food in my world, Thanksgiving especially is important. If there is high pressure meal for most… Continue reading Citrus and Sage Roasted Turkey Breast

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

Does anyone else enjoy the leftovers almost better than the actual Thanksgiving meal? It just isn't Thanksgiving without the leftovers. That being said, I'm over it within 3 turkey sandwiches. Here a couple other ideas to spice up your leftover routine. Thanksgiving Pizza This is more of a general outline than an actual recipe. Start… Continue reading Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Sweet Potato Casserole

My husband and I have made a somewhat radical decision for our Thanksgiving feast this year. We are only having sweet potatoes. No regular mashed potatoes. Part of me feels sad to miss out on mashed potatoes with gravy. But then I remember we will be enjoying this sweet potato casserole without feeling guilty for… Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole