All Holidays

HOLIDAY CHEER!

HOLIDAY CHEER!

Photo from "Food for Thought" I serve this smoothie during the holiday season to my family and guests. Just because it may be cold out doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this heart-healthy drink that includes the star of the season, pumpkin and pomegranates!! Pumpkin is...

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LEFT OVER TURKEY AND CRANBERRIES? TRY THIS TURKEY SANDWICH!

LEFT OVER TURKEY AND CRANBERRIES? TRY THIS TURKEY SANDWICH!

Instructions Dijon Mayo Ingredients 3 heaping tablespoons Dijon mustard 1½ cups mayonnaise ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon Tabasco 1 tablespoon lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS Whisk the Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, cayenne pepper, Tabasco, and lemon juice.  Set aside....

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CRANBERRIES YOU CAN USE THREE WAYS!

CRANBERRIES YOU CAN USE THREE WAYS!

A favorite side at Thanksgiving and kid-friendly. It has just the right amount of sweet to please everyone's palates. Use as a side, a dessert and in sandwiches for your weekend leftovers! INGREDIENTS 12-16  servings 2-12 ounces packages of fresh cranberries 2 cups...

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SWEET POTATOES WITH MARSHMALLOWS

SWEET POTATOES WITH MARSHMALLOWS

This dish is always a huge hit at our house! I wouldn't even dream of making Thanksgiving dinner without including sweet potatoes with toasted Marshmallows. The kids love the marshmallow topping and take such delight in the crunchy ooey-gooey top and creamy fluffy...

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Terra Cotta Pot Halloween Wreath

Terra Cotta Pot Halloween Wreath

One of my favorite things about this DIY is that you can custom design it for any season or holiday. that is  spooktacular!   Materials: (1) 18" inch  Grape Vine Wreath 1 roll of Burlap Ribbon  Hot glue Gun Wire Cutters 3-4 bags of Ashland Moss Roll  1  roll of Floral...

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DIY PUMPKIN DIE-ORAMAS

DIY PUMPKIN DIE-ORAMAS

I am always trying to think of innovative and creative ways to revamp classic holiday favorites. Pumpkins represent the most common Halloween craft for families and I remember having so much fun designing pumpkins every year with my kids. This updated take on a...

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WELCOME FALL!

WELCOME FALL!

BRINGING IN THE FALL SEASON WITH HEALTHY DELICIOUS, SATISFYING MEALS, STARTING WITH PUMPKIN SOUP! It’s time to usher in the fall and I get so excited when I start to see pumpkins and pomegranates everywhere I go shopping for food. It signals the start of the holidays,...

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MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH!

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH!

        MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH Happy Mother's Day!  A special day for sure as we celebrate and honor our Mom's! Here is what is on our menu! I included the recipe for the Roasted Shrimp with Beans!                   ANTIPASTO                    Strawberry Margarita      ...

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Setting The Table for Mother’s Day!

Setting The Table for Mother’s Day!

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! I am paying homage to my mother and setting the table with the colors she loved, white, and different shades of blue! She grew up in Italy by the sea, so I top the table with elements that would have reminded her of her childhood collecting the...

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