Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Thanksgiving Weekend in the Desert

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re having a wonderful Monday. New post is up on the Family page here. We’re back in San Diego after a nice long weekend in Tucson to visit with the fam. When we first got into town, I thought it was going to be such a long trip (since…

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Turkey Day in Tucson

Hi friends! Happy Black Friday. I hope that those who celebrated yesterday enjoyed an amazing Thanksgiving! Today is where I usually stop in to start the Friday Faves party, but my biggest fave of the week was traveling to Tucson. So instead, I’d love to share a little recap from our turkey day.  Our drive…

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Thankful for you.

With everything going on, it’s easy to get lost in the stresses of the day: the to-do lists, work obligations, making sure everyone is alive, happy and fed, and the everyday stuff. I try to take moments throughout the day to soak it all in, and to maintain a spirit of gratitude amidst the hustle…

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Chef Kyle’s Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

+ 3 tips to make it the most delicious roasted turkey you’ve ever had, even for a newbie like me. For my entire life, I was pretty much out of the kitchen for Thanksgiving. Even when I finally got into cooking, shortly after marrying the Pilot and just before starting this little blog, I was…

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Honey-Dijon Roasted Root Vegetables

This is a delicious, healthy, and EASY side dish- perfect for Thanksgiving and the holiday season. If you’re looking for a no-fail side dish, this is the one. It’s gluten-free, Paleo, high in nutrients, and tastes amazing. Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. Yesterday was a whirlwind of fun:…

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Clean eating sweet potato casserole

Here’s the sweet potato casserole you need at your Thanksgiving table.  Livi and I were planning on going to squadron Thanksgiving on Friday afternoon. She ended up being awake all night Thursday night -teething is the worst- so after playing with friends Friday morning, we came home for naptime. Since she didn’t sleep well the night…

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Clean Eating Cranberry Sauce

Begin the avalanche of clean Thanksgiving recipes. And memories of that one time I thought I’d eat a bowl of fresh cranberries like a fruit salad. Don’t ever do that. Aren’t they pretty? While I definitely think there’s a time and place for splurging and saving, Thanksgiving is high on the live-it-up factor. I look…

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Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up

Even with all of the Thanksgiving recipe round up posts I’ve read recently, I’m not tired of them yet. It’s always fun to get new ideas for holiday dishes and parties. There’s so much variety out there, and I think it’s fortunate to have so many diverse eating styles, cooking methods and techniques available on…

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Cranberry Quinoa “Stuffing”

Why must turkey be the official Thanksgiving mascot? It makes me sad because I know so much work goes into preparing an entire turkey, but to me, the meal could do without it. This is also coming from the girl who prefers deli meat over roasted. *Hides head in shame* We were at Eclectic Cafe…

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