Balanced Meals

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Turkey Time
Soups for the Soul
Salads
GAMES NIGHT APPIES
Appies, Snacks and Little Bites - Other
Lunchables
Comfort Food Meals
Freezer for Later
Compliments to the Main Dish
Breakfast worth waking for...
What's For Dinner - Other
Flavourful Food
Sammies
BBQ & Pizza
Fruit & Veg

Turkey Time

Sage Apple Cranberry Dressing

Sage Apple Cranberry Dressing ~ Herbaceous and fruity, the classic holiday dressing with a flirty twist.

Simple Is Best Dressing

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344 reviews
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This easy stuffing recipe, or dressing if you prefer, will be a staple on your Thanksgiving dinner menu for years to come. Tearing the bread will create more texture than cutting it into neat cubes. And make sure the bread really is dry—it soaks in the broth much better.

Sausage Apple and Sage Stuffing Muffins

Stuffing holds its own at the holiday table in the convenient form of a muffin. Loaded with all the traditional stuffing flavors – sage, apple and sweet sausage – they’re a close contender for “favorite Thanksgiving side.” Pop the muffins in the oven while you’re carving the turkey to guarantee they’re served hot and toasty at mealtime. Recipe and Photo Credit: Nicole Morrissey of Prevention RD.

Sausage, Cranberry and Apple Stuffing

This stuffing recipe is a winner for your turkey dinner! It’s a sourdough stuffing with apples, cranberries, and juicy sausage.

Holiday Sweet Potato and Turkey Empanadas from Grace-Marie’s Kitchen at Bristol Farms

Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe - Averie Cooks

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378 reviews
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2.5 hours
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Nothing frilly or trendy. Classic, amazing, easy, homemade stuffing that everyone loves!! Simple ingredients with stellar results! It'll be your new go-to recipe!!

{The BEST} Apple Cider Turkey Brine Recipe | Self Proclaimed Foodie

The best Turkey Brine recipe is made with lots of apple cider, salt, and all the right spices. Your turkey will be so incredibly moist and delicious.

Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter

This juicy, tender Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon is THE BEST...slathered with sage butter, shingled with bacon, and glazed with maple syrup!

Ree's Favorite Turkey Brine Recipe Is So Delicious

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14 reviews
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25 minutes
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Brining involves soaking a turkey in a very salty solution for a certain length of time, and resulting in a beautifully juicy turkey. Here's how to do it.

maple cider bourbon brined turkey with bourbon gravy

Maple Cider Bourbon Brined Turkey with Bourbon Gravy has crispy skin, juicy meat, and so so much flavor! Last month, a couple from a close group of our friends moved back to the Twin Cities. To make sure we saw enough of each other, we planned a weekly group dinner with a different home hosting each week. It was such a joy to see these friends on a weekly basis who we were used to seeing only every few months. While the weekly dinners definitely aren't sustainable with all of our busy…

Soups for the Soul

French Onion Soup Recipe

Matty Matheson's perfect French onion soup includes SIX kinds of onions and the results are perfect.

Homemade French Onion Soup {Best Soup Ever!} - Spend With Pennies

Classic French Onion Soup has loads of sweet caramelized onions simmered in a rich beefy broth and it's all topped with a crostini & loads of bubbly cheese!

Beer Cheese Potato Soup with Sausage

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26 reviews
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45 minutes
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This hearty soup combines the well known flavors of sausage and potato soup with the very classic Wisconsin beer cheese soup.

Zucchini Tomato Italian Sausage Soup

This Zucchini Tomato Italian Sausage Soup is a delicious way to use up a plethora of fresh garden vegetables!

Salads

Quinoa Salad with Beets, Yams, Goat Cheese & Walnuts - Bagels For Dinner

Healthy and filling quinoa salad with yams, beets, goat cheese, walnuts and quick lemon vinaigrette. Perfect as a side dish, healthy lunch or quick weekday dinner!

GAMES NIGHT APPIES

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Appies, Snacks and Little Bites - Other

30-Minute Brie & Cranberry Tarts

A classic sweet and savoury combination, these holiday tarts layer warm brie and sweet cranberry on a bed of buttery pastry. Perfect for sharing and guaranteed to bring smiles around the table.

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe

If you like candied nuts as much as I do, you are going to love this easy cinnamon sugar pecan recipe! It's the perfect party appetizer because you don't have to worry about them getting too hot or too cold while sitting out. I make these every Christmas!!

Lunchables

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Comfort Food Meals

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Freezer for Later

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Compliments to the Main Dish

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

All the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine in one bowl! Healthy and so easy to make, this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad makes a perfect lunch or dinner.

Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon with Toasted Hazelnuts and Citrus Shallot Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet Napoleon From Wolfgang Puck 1 1/2 pounds large yellow or red beets, washed and trimmed 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1

Breakfast worth waking for...

Puff Pastry Breakfast Hand Pies - Sausage, Egg & Cheese | The Worktop

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77 reviews
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28 minutes
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These Puff Pastry Breakfast Hand Pies have the quintessential combination of sausage, egg and cheese. Sometimes you just need some classic comfort food. This recipe is very easy to make and a great savory brunch recipe for a group.

What's For Dinner - Other

Chicken Broccoli Divan - Campbell Soup Company

Chicken Broccoli Divan - Campbell Soup Company

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101 reviews
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30 minutes
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With only 10 minutes of prep needed, this classic chicken dish is a perfect weeknight meal. Chicken and broccoli are smothered with our rich and delicious Cream of Chicken soup. It's so simple, why not make it twice and freeze one for later? See Recipe Tips for how.

51+ Delicious New Year's Eve Party Appetizers

51+ New Years's eve party appetizers are a crowds favorite! These party finger foods are a great to ring in the New Yesr to help you celebrate with friends!

Mediterranean Baked Turkey Meatballs

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32 reviews
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40 minutes
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Mediterranean Baked Turkey Meatballs are turkey meatballs mixed with the warm, rich spices of cumin, cinnamon, allspice and cayenne pepper. These meatballs are lean and baked to create a healthy meal option. Pair these with fresh Mediterranean ingredients to create a rice bowl for dinner!

Easy Quinoa Salad Recipes - 5 Ways - The Girl on Bloor

These easy Quinoa Salad Recipes are perfect for meal prep - choose from 5 flavours: southwest, curried, Mediterranean, caprese or green goddess.

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash - The Real Food Dietitians

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23 reviews
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60 minutes
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This is for the Buffalo chicken lovers who want a dish they can really tuck into and enjoy without any guilt. Drizzling the twice-baked squash with creamy ranch dressing or a sprinkling of blue cheese (sorry, not Whole30) takes it over the top. You just might want to hide any leftovers - it’s that good!

Flavourful Food

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Sammies

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BBQ & Pizza

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Fruit & Veg

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

All the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine in one bowl! Healthy and so easy to make, this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad makes a perfect lunch or dinner.

Sage Apple Cranberry Dressing

Sage Apple Cranberry Dressing ~ Herbaceous and fruity, the classic holiday dressing with a flirty twist.

Simple Is Best Dressing

·
344 reviews
·

This easy stuffing recipe, or dressing if you prefer, will be a staple on your Thanksgiving dinner menu for years to come. Tearing the bread will create more texture than cutting it into neat cubes. And make sure the bread really is dry—it soaks in the broth much better.

Sausage Apple and Sage Stuffing Muffins

Stuffing holds its own at the holiday table in the convenient form of a muffin. Loaded with all the traditional stuffing flavors – sage, apple and sweet sausage – they’re a close contender for “favorite Thanksgiving side.” Pop the muffins in the oven while you’re carving the turkey to guarantee they’re served hot and toasty at mealtime. Recipe and Photo Credit: Nicole Morrissey of Prevention RD.

Sausage, Cranberry and Apple Stuffing

This stuffing recipe is a winner for your turkey dinner! It’s a sourdough stuffing with apples, cranberries, and juicy sausage.

Holiday Sweet Potato and Turkey Empanadas from Grace-Marie’s Kitchen at Bristol Farms

Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe - Averie Cooks

·
378 reviews
·
2.5 hours
·

Nothing frilly or trendy. Classic, amazing, easy, homemade stuffing that everyone loves!! Simple ingredients with stellar results! It'll be your new go-to recipe!!

{The BEST} Apple Cider Turkey Brine Recipe | Self Proclaimed Foodie

The best Turkey Brine recipe is made with lots of apple cider, salt, and all the right spices. Your turkey will be so incredibly moist and delicious.

Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter

This juicy, tender Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon is THE BEST...slathered with sage butter, shingled with bacon, and glazed with maple syrup!

Ree's Favorite Turkey Brine Recipe Is So Delicious

·
14 reviews
·
25 minutes
·

Brining involves soaking a turkey in a very salty solution for a certain length of time, and resulting in a beautifully juicy turkey. Here's how to do it.

maple cider bourbon brined turkey with bourbon gravy

Maple Cider Bourbon Brined Turkey with Bourbon Gravy has crispy skin, juicy meat, and so so much flavor! Last month, a couple from a close group of our friends moved back to the Twin Cities. To make sure we saw enough of each other, we planned a weekly group dinner with a different home hosting each week. It was such a joy to see these friends on a weekly basis who we were used to seeing only every few months. While the weekly dinners definitely aren't sustainable with all of our busy…

30-Minute Brie & Cranberry Tarts

A classic sweet and savoury combination, these holiday tarts layer warm brie and sweet cranberry on a bed of buttery pastry. Perfect for sharing and guaranteed to bring smiles around the table.

Chicken Broccoli Divan - Campbell Soup Company

Chicken Broccoli Divan - Campbell Soup Company

·
101 reviews
·
30 minutes
·

With only 10 minutes of prep needed, this classic chicken dish is a perfect weeknight meal. Chicken and broccoli are smothered with our rich and delicious Cream of Chicken soup. It's so simple, why not make it twice and freeze one for later? See Recipe Tips for how.

51+ Delicious New Year's Eve Party Appetizers

51+ New Years's eve party appetizers are a crowds favorite! These party finger foods are a great to ring in the New Yesr to help you celebrate with friends!

Mediterranean Baked Turkey Meatballs

·
32 reviews
·
40 minutes
·

Mediterranean Baked Turkey Meatballs are turkey meatballs mixed with the warm, rich spices of cumin, cinnamon, allspice and cayenne pepper. These meatballs are lean and baked to create a healthy meal option. Pair these with fresh Mediterranean ingredients to create a rice bowl for dinner!

Easy Quinoa Salad Recipes - 5 Ways - The Girl on Bloor

These easy Quinoa Salad Recipes are perfect for meal prep - choose from 5 flavours: southwest, curried, Mediterranean, caprese or green goddess.