Behind On Thanksgiving Cooking? Crock Pot to the Rescue!

I'm busier this year than I've ever been. How about you? With spare time becoming more sparse by the day, it's easy to get behind...especially during the holidays.If you find yourself scampering about trying to put together a delicious Thanksgiving meal, but still running short of time, drag our your crock pot.What?Yep, cooking some of those favorite Thanksgiving staples in a crock pot can not only save you time and energy, but can also take your staple side dishes to new heights of flavor. … [Read more...]

3 Last Minute Thanksgiving Recipes for the Surprise Vegetarian Guest

So there you are preparing your Thanksgiving feast when the phone rings...and wouldn't you know it, it's Last Minute Lucy.She invites herself over and cleverly inserts a remark such as, "I know how health conscious you are so I know there will plenty of non-meat options on your table for me to eat...since I'm a vegetarian."Being the caring friend and good host/hostess that you are you quickly begin to altar your menu of salted ham, fried turkey, and green beans  cooked with a … [Read more...]

4 Of The Best Green Thanksgiving Ideas From Around The Web

Thanksgiving is just around the corner.Luckily for you, it's not too late to make sure that Thanksgiving at your house is as green as it can be.We've already talked about 12 easy ways to green your Thanksgiving, but check out these other ideas from around the web.I guarantee that you'll find an idea you haven't thought of yet. … [Read more...]

9 Creative Pumpkin Recipes For Fall Festivities

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Looking for a fun and creative pumpkin recipe to enjoy with the cool fall weather and the changing color of the leaves? Me too!Of course you have the quintessential pumpkin pie and pumpkin bread recipes, but those get tired and old after a couple of times.Try some of these creative pumpkin recipes to switch it up a little bit this fall...  … [Read more...]

12 Easy Ways to Green Your Turkey Day

The holiday season begins with Thanksgiving...but I'm already seeing more Christmas propaganda than Thanksgiving. Geez.In our society, this is usually a time of excess, though it doesn't have to be.Be sure to think green as you celebrate Thanksgiving and the harvest.Here are 12 fun and ridiculously easy tips that I've put into practice as I celebrate the bountiful harvest.  … [Read more...]