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November 2016

  • Cooking Recipes

    Warm Date Cake with Bourbon Sauce

    November 29, 2016

    My friends that know me, know that I’m not a huge fan of baking. When I do I bake though, I like to keep it simple, so when I work on creating recipes that involve baking…

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    Curry Cauliflower

    November 29, 2016

    Cauliflower has become one of the trendiest vegetables this year. It’s used in place of mashed potatoes, rice, and even transformed into pizza crust. Personally, I love cauliflower, not just because it’s so versatile, but because…

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    Apple Pie

    November 23, 2016

    Is there anything more American than apple pie? It’s my favorite pie, but how can you improve on Mom’s or Grandma’s classic pie? You can’t, trust me I’ve tried. Instead what I had to do was…

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    Pumpkin Cheesecake

    November 23, 2016

    I recently did an on air segment for a local TV station http://www.wzzm13.com/entertainment/television/programs/my-west-michigan/revamp-your-thanksgiving-meal-by-reducing-calories-fat_/354989371 and I wanted to show people how you can create a healthy meal and have it still taste good. This time up I…

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    Green Bean Casserole

    November 23, 2016

    Green bean casserole is a classic holiday side dish, I can’t remember a Thanksgiving or Christmas without seeing it on the table. Now the recipe calls for canned green beans, canned condensed cream of mushroom soup,…

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    Pumpkin Pie

    November 16, 2016

        Pumpkin is the quintessential flavor of all things fall, and nothing completes a great Thanksgiving feast like pumpkin pie. This recipe lightens up the traditional pumpkin pie by using nonfat evaporate milk and egg…

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    Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    November 15, 2016

    Sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving are usually baked with lots of sugar and under a sea of toasted marshmallows, which turn them more into a dessert rather than a side dish. This recipe uses honey and brown…

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    Whole Grain Stuffing

    November 14, 2016

    Growing up stuffing was one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving. Most of us use the store bought bag of diced bread that we just have to add some veggies and broth to, and then put…

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    Maple Roasted Turkey

    November 13, 2016

    46 million turkeys will be served up this Thanksgiving. We all want that perfect Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving feast, but for many of us, we end up with that scene from National Lampoons Christmas vacation, where everyone…