Traditional Thanksgiving Menu with a Twist

Lemon Pesto Turkey on a Platter

Recently, I shared one of my new Thanksgiving turkey recipes on my personal Facebook page. One friend commented that she sticks with her traditional turkey every year. And honestly, I get it. Traditions are important. And traditional Thanksgiving menus can be such a brilliant way to connect to your past. But sometimes, you want to…

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Cheesy Turkey Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa

Cheesy Turkey and Stuffing Burritos

Thanksgiving leftovers take on a whole new delicious form in these easy Cheesy Turkey and Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa. This recipe was created for Old El Paso, but all opinions are my own. Whenever people talk about Thanksgiving leftovers, and making the ubiquitous turkey sandwich piled with stuffing and cranberry sauce, I am…

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Thanksgiving Dinner with Split Turkey Breast

Thanksgiving is coming. Are you ready? Whether you are new to the kitchen or looking for a delicious menu that won’t leave you pulling your hair out, this Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu is a perfect compromise between tradition and ease of preparation. Featuring a roasted split turkey breast and several make-ahead side dishes, this Thanksgiving…

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Pumpkin Pecan Bars

Pumpkin Pecan Bars for Thanksgiving

Looking for a pumpkin pie alternative for Thanksgiving? These Pumpkin Pecan Bars are bite sized treats that combine the deliciousness of pumpkin pie and pecan pie into one unforgettable bar. This year, for the first time in years, our Thanksgiving celebration will include a big dessert spread. That’s not to say that we don’t usually…

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Roasted Lemon Rosemary Split Turkey Breast

Thanksgiving Dinner with Split Turkey Breast

Looking for an easy Thanksgiving turkey recipe that doesn’t require cooking the whole bird? This Roasted Lemon Rosemary Split Turkey Breast is simple and easy — and totally ready for any Thanksgiving menu. So Thanksgiving. You know those memories of gathering around the dinner table with your family and digging into your mom’s special dressing…

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans Ready to Roast

Give your Thanksgiving side dishes a little extra oomph this year. These zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Green Beans are tender and fragrant — and absolutely delicious. We are two weeks and six days from Thanksgiving. Not that I am counting of course … but seriously, I can’t wait. The food! The family! The football! And…

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Apple Gingerbread Bars (Christmas Cookies)

Apple Gingerbread Bars

Apple pie meets gingerbread men in these fabulous, easy Apple Gingerbread Bars — perfect Christmas cookies for holiday baking. This recipe was created for my client, Pillsbury, but all opinions are my own. Like most kids, if my two littles had their way, we’d be digging into dessert every night. We don’t by any stretch,…

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Mini Sweet Potato Casseroles (You’ll Love These Thanksgiving Leftovers!)

Mini Sweet Potato Casseroles

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. Looking for a quick and easy side dish for Thanksgiving? These Mini Sweet Potato Casseroles are perfect — and, for sweet potato lovers like me,…

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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Spicy Sriracha Cocktail Sauce

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

This quick and easy last-minute appetizer recipe for Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Spicy Sriracha Cocktail Sauce was created for the Whole Foods Market Thanksgiving Table series with Kitchen PLAY. All opinions are my own. There are some people who have their Thanksgiving menu finalized in October, their shopping list all prepared and their table set…

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