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50 Gluten-free Holiday Appetizer Recipes

I am in total disbelief that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away.  This one is just sneaking right up on me, folks.  Normally by now I would have posted a few real-food holiday recipes, but due to an extremely busy semester and the ongoing chicken learning curve (I have spent more than a little […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m guessing most people are busy cooking up some things for tomorrow, but I wanted to share a few last-minute ideas with you all, and thank everyone for following along with my little blogging journey.  As a small token of that gratitude, I am doing a giveaway of a couple of cookbooks that are designed […]

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Cranberry Cream Tart (grain free and gluten free)

When I gave up gluten and grains I knew I would miss pies and fruit tarts, which I consider essential holiday fare.  Since then, I have discovered that you can make some pretty great pies and tarts with almond flour and arrowroot, as well as other nut flours and coconut flour.  This is a nice […]

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Vanilla Bean Sweet Potatoes with Buttered Black Walnuts

In my ongoing quest to create real-food Thanksgiving dishes, I have done a number of different variations on a theme with sweet potatoes–honey and orange glazed chunks, my baked version with Cranberry Butter, and any number of varieties of whipped, mashed, and riced dishes.  Marshmallows never enter the picture.  However, this newest version, using Vermont […]

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Creamy Parmesan Spinach and Mushrooms

In “food blog land” you tend to celebrate the holidays a little early, so I have been dreaming up some new recipes in anticipation.  Thanksgiving is absolutely my favorite holiday (probably because it is so food-centric), and turkey is great, but I am all about the side dishes.  Creamed spinach is not necessarily a traditional […]

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A Real-Food Thanksgiving Roundup

If you are still planning your menu, consider adding in some new favorites, made with unprocessed, whole foods.  Some starters that anyone will love include Brie and Pistachio Stuffed Mushrooms: Or some Hot-Wing Style Delicata Wedges: If you like to start with a soup, or if you want a great vegetarian main dish option, try […]

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