Corn Salsa and Homemade Chips are Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Homemade Chips

Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers can be tasty and nutritious.  Check out this Black Bean and Corn salsa recipe served with homemade chips in the shapes of colorful fall leaves.  The homemade chips are made out of spinach, whole grain and sun-dried tomato flavored flatbreads; yum. Grab the kids and head to the kitchen for this festively fun fix. It’s a great … Read More

Cinnamon Apples and Dip are a perfect Thanksgiving Snack

Cinnamon Apples and Dip arranged on a plate to resemble a turkey

My cinnamon and apples and dip are perfect for a healthy Thanksgiving Snack.  The kids can turn this simple recipe into a food turkey for festive fun.  It’s a delicious snack the whole family will enjoy. Cinnamon Apples and Dip are a perfect Thanksgiving Snack I absolutely love cinnamon apples!  It’s the way I eat my apples; always.  I love … Read More

No-Churn Apple Pie Ice Cream

Homemade apple pie ice cream served in edible phyllo shell bowls topped with caramel sauce

No-churn Apple Pie Ice Cream is rich and creamy.  It’s an easy, but delicious dessert that’s perfect for fall entertaining.  This ice cream recipe is served perfectly in an edible phyllo dish to add a little bit of crunch to the mix. No-Churn Apple Pie Ice Cream This no-churn apple pie ice cream recipe is easy to make.  It’s layered … Read More

Squash Monsters for Dinner

When my youngest was much littler than she is now, we used to play a game in the produce aisles throughout the fall.   Every week she would select one new squash, because there are so many unique and colorful options to try that caught her eye.  It was FANTASTIC; it encouraged taste testing and trying new foods and even … Read More

Kids in the Kitchen – Gobble Up Dessert Recipe

I wish I could say it wasn’t true, but the math equation that comes to mind when I turn the calendar and see Thanksgiving circled is holidays = desserts.  It’s a time when all of those scrumptious, sweet treats associated with fall, Thanksgiving and family traditions are brought to the table in one fell swoop. It’s never about the ‘one’ … Read More

Lunch Food Art made Easy with these Turkey Roll Ups

Thanksgiving Turkey Wraps

 We’re continuing the Thanksgiving festivity and fun and adding it to the lunch menu.  I have found that when you add a stick, almost everything tastes better to kids; lol!  So, why not add it to the sandwich?  These turkey’s were so easy to make & are a perfect  serve any time this month, especially useful for thanksgiving left-overs the … Read More

Thanksgiving Leftovers turned into Turkey Roll Ups for the Kids

Thanksgiving leftovers

Taylor stepped up to the counters to help me use up the Thanksgiving leftovers by helping me make Turkey Roll Ups for lunch munch fun.  Turkey Roll Ups are easy, festive & the perfect way to use up thanksgiving leftovers with the kids all weekend long! Watch Taylor as she mixes, spreads & rolls her way into turkey making production and … Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner made Easy with these Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

We’re making Thanksgiving Dinner a little easier here at the site & I am starting with my side dishes, including my tri-colored, roasted potatoes. At each post, just in case you didn’t catch the one before, I’m sharing how a couple of years ago I found myself resenting how much time I spent in the kitchen the ‘day of’ & … Read More

Make Ahead Cranberry Orange Sauce for Easy Entertaining

Make Ahead Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe

I have and admission to make.  I am not a gravy girl.  I actually enjoy eating different toppings on my turkey and one of my favorites is my Cranberry Orange Sauce recipe.  YUM! I make my Cranberry Orange Sauce with honey.  The combination of honey, cinnamon and vanilla cooked together with cranberries and oranges make it sweet and tangy all … Read More