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What do Vegetarians eat for Thanksgiving?

What do vegetarian eat for Thanksgiving?

 I’ll show you…       What do Vegetarians eat for Thanksgiving? Vegetarians love turkey, didn’t you know? They LOVE them so much, that they refuse to eat them hehe Here is a quick lunch I made for Darryl today.   In this Easy Lunchbox is a  LightLife fake turkey sandwich, with a cute little turkey professing her their love to Darryl, snack mix and some fresh fruit.     I bet you are all wondering, ” What DO vegetarians ea…

Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

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  You can’t go wrong with these Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes!        It’s time to start planning your Thanksgiving menu! Here are a handful of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes that have been loved by all.     Since my husband Darryl is a vegetarian, our menu usually consists of lasagna and a TON of delicious appetizers and sides.   I would love to hear what some of your favorites are!   You will notice a lot of these dishes are made…

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

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Because there’s only so many turkey sandwiches a person can eat… am I right?! Thanksgiving is over. The fridge is OVERFLOWING with turkey, stuffing, casseroles and more.  Don’t let those Thanksgiving leftovers  overwhelm you! We can all agree…. turkey sandwiches are fine and dandy for the first couple days, but those can get boring fast! So, I’ve gather some of my favorite recipes to use up the leftovers in creativ…

Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Green Bean Casserole Grilled Cheese

These best way to use up Thanksgiving Leftovers

You know you’re  curious .  Thanksgiving is over and we have WAY too many leftovers. I love to get creative with leftovers to keep my family from getting bored eating the same meals. Yesterday, this beautiful sandwich was born. I thought…” I like grilled cheese, and I LOVE green bean casserole, lets marry these two delicious things TOGETHER!” Simply sandwich your leftover casserole in-between two slices of your favorite c…

Thanksgiving Crockpot Recipes

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All your favorite holiday recipes, crockpot style! Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. So it’s time to get our heads in the turkey day game! Crockpots are a MUST on Thanksgiving. The big old bird has dibs on the oven all day.  And let’s face it…who wants to be stressed out over oven space?  Not this gal! While the turkey is hogging your oven, rest assure that your trusty crockpot can take care of the rest; Sides, desserts an…

Cream Puffs

How to make Cream Puffs

…whipped cream. If not, keep mixing until it looks like the picture. Set aside. 8. Prepare pudding according to label directions but use only 1 ¼ cups milk. 9. Fold in whipped whipping cream and almond extract. 10. Mix by hand until mixed completely. . 11. After pastry puffs have cooled, and you are ready to used,  cut in half and spoon in cream puff filling. Serve right away, or place in fridge or freezer for later use. (small pastry shown here)…

Pumpkin Alfredo with Cheese Tortellini

A fun twist on alfredo sauce.

…n cheese – salt and pepper to taste – optional fresh parsley for topping. 1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots. Cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes. 2. Add pumpkin and nutmeg and cook for 1 more minute. 3. Stir in cream and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thick, about 5-7 m…

Fun Fall Lunchbox Ideas

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…rate your favorite parts of this season into some special lunches for your kids. Think brightly colored leaves, Thanksgiving, pumpkins and scarecrows! Thanksgiving is just around the the corner, so I thought I would share some Fun Fall Lunchbox Ideas with you! {School Lunch} Carrots, apples, cashews, whole wheat bread cut into little leaves, topped with food sprinkles, apple sauce and a couple fruit snacks.  Packed in a Yumbox with some Lunchbox…

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Harvest Chex Mix

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…It’s EASY PEASY! Just CLICK HERE and enter your email! XO Corey, Darryl, Big D & Little D Do you need more Thanksgiving menu ideas? Family Fresh Meals has you covered! Check out my Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas! Tons of appetizers, side dishes and dessert option. Yum! Here is what I used to make this  Slow Cooker Pumpkin Harvest Chex Mix (Post contains affiliate links. If you purchase a product through an affiliate link, your cost will be the sa…

Easy Savory Crockpot Stuffing

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  Because anything that helps with the busy holidays is a must!  Happy holidays! Thanksgiving is nearing and it’s time to start prepping for your holiday menu.  What’s your favorite Thanksgiving side dish? Hands down, mine is stuffing. Mmmmmmm, stuffing.  The easiest way to create this holiday favorite, not to mention freeing up a space in the oven, is to make it in the crockpot.  Spend less time in the kitchen and and more time enjo…

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

…e garlic flavor)   1. Preheat the broiler. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as the label directs. Drain and rinse under colder water to stop the cooking. Shake off excess water.     2. Meanwhile, place the bell peppers cut-side down on a foil-lined broiler pan, and garlic cloves to the sides and broil until charred, 7-8 minutes. 3. Transfer peppers to a bowl , cover and set aside for about 5 mins.     4. Heat a dry sk…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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…duce this fall favorite to Smoothie Sunday. Seriously folks, this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie tastes like you shoved a Thanksgiving pie into the blender and pushed go! Fortunately this yummy drink is MUCH healthier than that! Note: If you do not have frozen fruit to use for the smoothies, fresh fruit will work just fine. If using fresh fruit, make sure to add a handful of ice to the other ingredients before blending. The frozen fruit just adds that cold…

Triple-Layer Eggnog Pie

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The easiest holiday pie you will EVER make! Pies are always in high demand during Thanksgiving and Christmas time. I know I’ve said this before, but I stink at making pies. I am improving, but what’s a pie novice supposed to do during this season?! If you are anything like me, and still haven’t mastered the art of pie making, this Kraft recipe is for you! I mean, look at this beauty. This Triple Layer Eggnog Pie isthe answer t…

Crockpot Pumpkin Pie

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A fall classic made easy! It’s Thanksgiving time and one of my favorite fall desserts in Pumpkin Pie.  My Mother-In-Law makes amazing pies. Seriously…. the best pies I have ever had. But me…..not so much. I struggle with  the whole pie making process. It is an art and  I WILL master it one of these days.  But for now, I will stick with begging  Darryl’s mom for pies and this SUPER easy Crockpot Pumpkin Pie. It truly cont…

Smothered Bacon Green Bean Casserole

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…the same old green bean casserole? Boy oh boy,  do I have a recipe for you.  Trust me, this NEEDS to be on your Thanksgiving menu. This Smothered Bacon Green Bean Casserole is a simple and tasty way to jazz up the holiday dinner table.  And when I say simple, I mean simple.  Anyone can make this recipe, and believe me when I say, this will be the side dish EVERYONE will be gushing over. Smothered Bacon Green Bean Casserole (printable recipe at th…

Butterfinger Muddy Buddies Recipe

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…who am I kidding, I end up eating the WHOLE batch in one sitting! HA! NOTE: Keep this recipe in mind during the Thanksgiving / Halloween season. Trick-or-Treat bags will be FULL of bite-sized Butterfinger bars, which work out perfect for this recipe! Butterfinger Muddy Buddies Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 cup  of butter 1 (12 oz) bag chocolate chips1 & 1/2 cup of crushed Butterfinger bars (about 5 reg bars or about 14-16 mini bars)1/2  cup of pean…

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The Perfect Fall Cheese Ball

All your guest are gonna love this one!

…n as September rolled in, I couldn’t wait to get into the Fall mode. I LOVE Fall, LOVE Halloween and LOVE Thanksgiving. So, I couldn’t wait to share this fun Fall Appetizer with you! We are huge fans of cheese balls, so I knew this recipe would go over well in my household. I was right.. young and old devoured this cheese ball. Best of all, it was soooooo EASY to make. Make sure to add this simple appetizer recipe to your Fall Party l…

Ranch Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Try something different… Since pumpkins, AND their seeds will be in our lives through Thanksgiving…. I thought I would try out a NEW flavor of roasted pumpkin seeds. Last night we carved our Halloween pumpkins. Darryl did most of the carving, while I did the roasting. I couldn’t get the batches out fast enough! As soon as one was done, the girls and Darryl were devouring them.  Ranch pumpkin seeds are BY FAR our new favorite fl…