Tender cranberry glazed meatballs dotted with dried cranberries & fresh parsley, pan seared, then simmered in a sweet-tart cranberry glaze.

Festive Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

Tender cranberry glazed meatballs dotted with festive cranberries and fresh parsley simmered in a sweet-tart sauce. Made with a combination of lean beef and ground turkey to make a (you won’t believe this is) healthy appetizer for your holiday menu. Serve cranberry glazed meatballs as a hot appetizer or a festive entrée. Eating for weight loss can be a joyful…

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Roast turkey breast turns out tender and flavorful with this easy recipe using lemon-herb butter. Perfect for small holiday meals.

Easy Roast Turkey Breast with lemon-herb butter

Roast turkey breast turns out tender and flavorful with this easy recipe using herb butter. This approach to roast turkey is perfect for small holiday meals. Everyone wants a beautiful roast turkey for Thanksgiving but not everyone has a crowd to feed. If you want to make turkey your holiday centerpiece without the hassle of a whole bird, a bone-in…

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Homemade pumpkin puree couldn't be easier to make. You'll be shocked by the difference in the taste compared to canned pumpkin.

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Homemade pumpkin puree couldn’t be easier to make. You’ll be shocked by the difference in the taste compared to canned pumpkin. Use in any recipe that calls for canned pumpkin. Store for 1-2 weeks in the refrigerator or up to 3 months in the freezer. Pumpkin puree is a super healthy ingredient. Until now I have always stocked up on…

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side dish - honey-ginger roasted carrots.

Honey-Ginger Roasted Carrots

Fresh carrots coated in a spicy sweet glaze of honey and ginger and roasted until just tender. These are an excellent addition to a holiday meal and simple enough for a weeknight. Recipe Highlights: Quick and easy recipe for holiday meals or family dinners Roasted carrots (and all roasted vegetables) have a nutty sweetness that often appeals to non-vegetable lovers. Low…

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White chocolate popcorn

White Chocolate Popcorn

One of my tricks for managing treats is finding opportunities to share something I want to eat with others. In that spirit of sharing Valentines Day is the perfect opportunity to make a batch of crunchy-sweet white chocolate popcorn. I get to share Valentines love in the form of a homemade candy treat and keep just a bit for myself….

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