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    A Thanksgiving Feast

    “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Dennis Waitley

    Happy Thanksgiving week! Only a few days left until the big feast. Whatever food assignment you’ve received, we’ve gotcha covered. From the turkey to the stuffing to the side-dishes and dessert, we think you’ll love these tasty recipes to create a Thanksgiving feast! (Click on the photos below to go to the recipe!)

    What are your favorite Thanksgiving traditions? We love enjoying a feast together as a family, and then the next day we go and cut down our Christmas tree! We’re secretly very pleased when Thanksgiving falls early in November like this year, because as soon as Thanksgiving is over, it’s officially the Christmas season and the decorations and playing Christmas music are finally acceptable.

    Whatever your Thanksgiving traditions may be, we hope your holiday will be filled with family, gratitude and of course, delicious FOOD!

  • Apple Strudel Cake: Ribbons of cinnamon and spice run through a moist cake, loaded with apple and drizzled with a maple-cinnamon glaze.
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    Apple Strudel Cake

    Apple Strudel Cake. For those people who want to be just a little unconventional. Take our family, for instance. I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year, so I’m currently making menu and grocery lists.…

  • Roasted Bacon Cranberry Brussels - the right way to eat brussel sprouts! Roasted in EVOO and tossed with goat cheese, cranberries, bacon and pepita seeds.
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    Roasted Bacon Cranberry Brussels

    My husband hates “working out.” In fact, I worked at a gym for an entire year as a personal trainer where I was given a free membership for both Patrick and myself.…

  • Rosemary Olive Focaccia Bread: A traditional Italian bread, this focaccia gets its delicious flavor from grated potato, olive oil and fresh rosemary.
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    Rosemary Olive Focaccia Bread

    Apparently, a TON of people have a fear of baking with yeast. Take Sarah, for instance. Yes, THAT Sarah, my partner in crime in all things cooking and kiwi-and-carrot-ish. Sarah is an…

  • Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes - sweet potatoes, coconut milk and maple syrup whipped to creamy perfection and topped with spiced pecans.
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    Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Because, Thanksgiving. So let’s talk sweet potatoes. What do you think of them? Sometimes I feel like after the Thanksgiving feast, the sweet potato bowl is the one…

  • One-Pan Pork Tenderloin with Squash - roasted veg and pork flavored with an herb rub and drizzled with balsamic glaze. Only one-pan and ready in under and hour!
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    One-Pan Pork Tenderloin with Squash

    Well people, Halloween is OVER and it’s officially time to move on to Thanksgiving. Although, according to Costco, Walmart, and every other store in the valley, it’s actually time to celebrate Christmas,…

  • Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake: Steel-cut oats, pumpkin, maple syrup and cinnamon create a one-pan breakfast that's delicious hot out of the oven or cold on the go!
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    Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

    Okay, people. Halloween is almost upon us. Aaaand we all know what that means: witch’s hats, wigs and face paint, school parades, trunk-or-treats, jack-o-lanterns, cobwebs, happy kids, tired parents and the inevitable…

  • Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Sauce - half-and-half, pumpkin puree and a myriad of spices come together in this creamy pasta sauce recipe.
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    Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

    When Albion Fit approached us about filming a “Tasty Tuesday” video for them, we were pretty excited, for a few reasons. First reason…they wanted us to film some of our fave pumpkin…