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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole (my absolute favorite) Intro: I never used to like yams. I didn’t grow up on them, and to me, they looked kind of strange. An orange pureed vegetable with marshmallows and walnuts smother on top did not sound appealing to me – at all. It wasn’t until I started competing my love […]

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Healthier Green Bean Casserole with Sliced Mushrooms and Onions

Healthier Green Bean Casserole with Sliced Mushrooms and Onions Intro: French’s knows how to market the Green Bean Casserole is all I can say. I have yet to talk to someone who doesn’t have this staple on their table at Thanksgiving, and why? Mostly due to the recipe included on every can of French Friend […]

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Nut and Berry Rice Stuffing

Nut and Berry Rice Stuffing Intro: My mom’s Sausage Stuffing will always have a special place in my heart. It is the absolute best. Every person who’s tried it has been converted from their own recipe. It’s so rich! But made with bread cubes, eggs, giblets, sausage, and loads of butter, it’s not in my […]

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Nutty Rum Soaked Cranberry Sauce

Nutty Rum Soaked Cranberry Sauce Intro: I tried my best to duplicate my mom’s cranberry sauce recipe. This is pretty close. I wasn’t a cranberry sauce eater until I tried them soaked in rum (the real thing or imitation). This is phenomenal. Letting the juices mix with stuffing or eating every bite with turkey – […]

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Meatless Monday Challenge and Recipe (with Options for Dairy-Free)

Have you ever accepted a Meatless Monday Challenge? Are you ready for one?  I’d never even considered going Meatless for a night until a few weeks ago. Then I was asked to. I hesitated for about a minute, but then I realized that my skipping animal-based protein one night a week was doable – even […]

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