Category Archives: Holiday Cooking

This Holiday’s Winning Family Turkey Stuffing!!

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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Rice Pilaf (Serves 4) I have posted this recipe before, but please enjoy this updated / revamped version. This is our family’s favorite version so far!! This will stuff 3 squash, or 2 with leftover rice … Continue reading

Cranberry Glazed Yam Casserole

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Cranberry Glazed Yam Casserole (Serves 6) This is a favorite holiday side dish for our family. Better and healthier than the marshmallow and sweet potato or pineapple version. Yam Casserole: 3-4 yams or sweet potatoes, baked ¼ cup butter (½ … Continue reading

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Cranberry Apple Tart

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CRANBERRY APPLE TART (serves 6)   This is a delightful change from the ordinary apple pie and so perfect for the holidays!! 1 prebaked pie shell 3 lbs. baking apples (approx. 5-6 rome or granny smith) 1 cup fresh cranberries … Continue reading

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries (serves 4) Everyone’s favorite, and much easier than you would think.  Don’t be intimidated – even kids can dip berries! 1 Pint large, fresh strawberries * 1 Pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips 1. Rinse strawberries in a colander … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lace Cookies

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Chocolate Lace Cookies (yields 1 dozen cookies) Very delicate and elegant cookies. They are a little work, but worth the effort. Dry Ingredients: 1        cup organic sugar ½        cup blanched almonds, finely ground ½        cup rolled oats, finely … Continue reading

Sunflower Crunch

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Sunflower Crunch (makes 2 cups) We sometimes make batches of this crunch, put it in decorative jars and give them as gifts during the holidays.   2       cups raw sunflower seeds 1/3      cup barley malt 1/8 tsp sea salt … Continue reading

Baked Apples with Cashew Cream

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Baked Apples (Serves 4) Wonderfully simple and satisfying as a light dessert or mid-morning snack. 4 Large organic apples, (Braeburn, Fuji, Pink Lady or Romans are best) 1 Cup apple juice ¼ Cup currents or raisins ½ Cup maple syrup … Continue reading

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Golden Squash Casserole

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  Golden Squash Casserole (Serves 6) So simple, easy, sweet, and delicious, plan to make extra!   1 medium winter squash (butternut, buttercup, delicata, Hokkaido, or kabocha) 1  medium onion, chopped 2     Tbs expeller pressed light oil 1/8 tsp sea … Continue reading

Pumpkin and Feta Muffins

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  Pumpkin and Feta Muffins (Makes 12 Muffins)     2   cups winter squash (butternut, buttercup), cut into ½ cubes 1   Tbs extra virgin olive oil 1/8 tsp sea salt 1 large handful of fresh spinach, chopped 2  Tbs fresh … Continue reading

Smart Carbs for the Holidays

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Carbs have gotten a bad wrap for years and so they should. But then again, do you know what are carbs?  When I ask students and patients the answer is usually, “pasta, breads, potatoes.”  Yes they are carbohydrates but did … Continue reading