Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe with Sausage

Fresh herbs add flavor and aroma to make this Thanksgiving stuffing recipe extra special

This Thanksgiving stuffing recipe is very close to my husband’s mom recipe, plus I add fresh herbs to add flavor and aroma to make it extra special. Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe with Sausage Cooking oil spray 12 cups Italian bread cubed into 1/2-inch pieces 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive...
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Crispy Shallots

Elevate your green bean casserole with Crispy Shallots

Elevate your green bean casserole with my crispy shallots! Crispy Shallots 3 medium shallots, very thinly sliced (use a mandolin if you have one) 10 ounces canola oil Salt Place the shallots in a small saucepan and cover with the oil. Turn the heat on high until the shallots bubble...
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Frankenstein Jackfruit Head

Play potato head with this show stopping monster head made with jackfruit

Play potato head with this show stopping monster head made with jackfruit. Select a jackfruit that runs on the smaller size so that it will be easier to store and more manageable to butcher later. Frankenstein Jackfruit Head 1 jackfruit 2 large pitted black olives 1/2 rambutan fruit...
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Witches Brew Mocktail (or Cocktail!)

This sweet and tart drink will please kids and adults alike

This sweet and tart drink will please kids and adults alike, made with 100% fruit juices with no added sugar. This punch pairs nicely with vodka, tequila, or gin, if you’re craving a cocktail for the adults. Witches Brew Mocktail (or Cocktail!) 3 cups pomegranate juice 1...
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Easy Halloween Deviled Eggs with Avocado and Lime

Delight party guests with these ghoulishly green deviled eggs

I have prepared deviled eggs for all sorts of parties, changing up the flavors and appearance depending on the event theme, and people go crazy for them. In this recipe, ripe avocado replaces most of the mayonnaise to color the eggs ghoulishly green. Lime,...
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Nutritious Spin on Peaches and Cream Using Canned Foods

Try this dessert made with condensed milk and canned peaches

As a chef, dietitian, and busy mom cooking for a family, I have always enjoyed canned foods at home. My favorite go-to’s that I always keep on hand include canned beans (vegan protein in an instant), canned pasta sauce (my girls love), canned green...
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California Avocado and Chicken Pad Thai

This is an easy pad thai recipe that is so simple and delicious and ready in 45 minutes from start to finish. As seen on Arizona Midday KPNX.

This all-in-one chicken pad Thai recipe will satisfy your pad Thai noodle craving while delivering plenty of protein and fresh produce. Fresh California Avocados are in peak season March through September, making this the perfect light dinner to enjoy during warmer months or any...
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Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

Think you don’t have time to make your own holiday treats? Think again. Impress your guests with these festive dark chocolate covered pretzel rods dipped in crushed candy canes that are as delicious as they are easy to prepare. Peppermint-Studded Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzels 1 bag...
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Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte

Iced matcha green tea latte is my new favorite afternoon drink with a caffeine boost.

My latest obsession is sipping an iced matcha latte when the hot afternoon slump hits. Matcha is a type of high-quality green tea, where the leaves are gently steamed, dried, and pulverized. Due to its fine texture, you can drink the matcha in the...
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Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, this classic Irish dish meets my slow cooker.

This is the easiest Corned Beef Cabbage recipe you’ll ever make! And it will probably be among the most delicious, too. Simple, whole-food ingredients add up to one delicious corned beef and cabbage meal you can make for St. Paddy’s Day in your slow cooker...
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