• 30 Blogs with the Best Holiday Drink Recipes

    One of the best things about the holiday season is being together with family and friends. Many of these get-togethers are in the form of holiday parties and one way to make these occasions more fun and...

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    Yummy – Healthy, Slow Cooker Holiday Recipes

    The holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving, can be stressful for many reasons. First and foremost, it is a lot of concentrated family time, which we simultaneously relish and fear. Another doozy is the idea of eating double...

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  • Merry Cherry Punch Recipe

    By Kim Galeaz for Completely You – Here’s an easy and nutrient-rich party punch with just 75 calories in every 8-ounce cup. (The typical cup of punch has 150 calories.) You’ll be loading up on powerful anthocyanins...

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  • Holiday Eating – Lightened Up

    By Meredith Kimebladt – The holiday season is known for a lot of things—crowded malls, cookie exchanges and lots of family time are all popular holiday hallmarks. But when it comes to Christmastime, comfort food tops the...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Cranberry Squares

    Looking for something sweet and seasonal that comes together quickly and tastes great? This cranberry cake fits the bill. My neighbor Polly gave me a slice of this a while back and I could have sworn it...

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  • Visions of Sugar Plums, and Flaming Rum

    By Jennifer Cote – “Frazzled Housewife” is almost becoming a foreign word. With the convenience of fast food and store-bought items that require minimal preparation, we can spend very little time in the kitchen. If a special...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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    Thanksgiving Side Dishes & Recipes

    I love Thanksgiving side dishes. Beyond the turkey, it is the Thanksgiving side dishes that dot the table-full of yummy food. It is the side dishes that everyone especially women over 50 crave and eat too much...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Harvest Season Begins

    By Jennifer Cote – It seems to come as a package deal with the approaching holidays: Planning menus, arranging dates, organizing parties. One thing I don’t want in that package: A stress-induced frenzy from biting off more...

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  • A Perfect Holiday Sensation with Festive Colors & Fast to Make!

    By Queen of Quick-Holly Clegg – Feta Crumble Dip from Too Hot in the Kitchen:  Secrets To Sizzle At Any Age These few ingredients in this simple “knock-out” dip create an explosion of fresh flavors for a...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Traditions of Joy at Christmas

    Story & Recipes by Erica Galindo, Courtesy of Sonoma Christian Home – “Everything changes, but the one thing that doesn’t change is the sage bread,” mused my friend Amy, referring to her grandmother’s recipe. After the kids...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Baba Rum Cake

    By Jennifer Cote, Chef at The New Deli , Pinole, CA– “Frazzled Housewife” is almost becoming a foreign word. With the convenience of fast food and store-bought items that require minimal preparation, we can spend very little...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Traditional Greek: Voula’s Pumpkin and Almond Phyllo Pie – Kolokithopita

    By Mary Papoulias-Platis – When you feast on that special dish your mother created for the holidays year after year, memories from holiday past dinners begin to flood through your mind as you once remembered your first bite! Well,...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Yam Cornbread Stuffing

    By Holly Clegg – When you can’t decide between cornbread dressing or sweet potatoes, with this dish you can have them both! Yam Cornbread Stuffing from my diabetic cookbook, Holly Clegg trim&TERRIFIC Diabetic Cooking is the ultimate holiday time...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Busy, Stressed and Out of Oven Space? The Perfect Healthy Holiday Side!

    By Holly Clegg – Turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes—how much oven space do you have? Cooking and reheating with limited oven space can place added stress on the holiday cook. Check out your menu and include this mouth-watering...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Roasted Citrus-Herb Salmon

    By JoAnn Martin and Vickie Hutchins, Gooseberry Patch – The months of November and December are full of opportunities for wonderful get-togethers with family and friends. Since many of these occasions usually involve calorie laden main dishes...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Thanksgiving in Sonoma

    By Erica Galindo – As believers we carry in our hearts the sacred truth that the Lord God fashioned the entire world and everything in it. This foundational fact of our faith has a way of stirring...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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