Our Best Thanksgiving Recipes

Amazing recipes for Thanksgiving. Plenty of delicious recipes, many with a healthy twist!

Thanksgiving is a week away! Do you have your menu planned? What are you in charge of? I’ve got a fairly short list this year for our gathering with Michael’s family. I’m roasting a chicken, a fruit plate (shaped like a turkey), the sweet potatoes, some corn muffins, and a few pies.  As I was… 

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Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa

Sun Dried Tomato and Olive Quinoa - Perfect as a gorgeous side or toss in some white beans or chicken for a fabulous main!

I’ve had a hard time writing recipes lately. It’s something I love doing. Choosing, preparing, and eating good food nourishes my heart just as much as my body. This is especially true when no one is crying on the kitchen floor, or rogue kitchen accidents scar my face, or I don’t over or under cook… 

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Vanilla Spice Pear Sauce

Vanilla Spice Pear Sauce - gorgeous, slightly spiced pear sauce from www.onelovelylife.com

I was trudging through Costco a few weeks back trying not to pout that all the peaches and cherries were gone and the berries looked sad, when I saw the most gorgeous box of pears for a spectacular price. I picked them up, cheered up, brought them home and remembered that….both my children refuse to… 

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Pineapple Relish + Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple Relish // One Lovely Life

When Michael and I first moved to this area, we’d heard lots of good things about a few restaurants that we were excited to try. One place we tried not only had a burger that nearly made Michael tear up it was so good, but they had THE BEST sweet potato fries I’ve ever eaten…. 

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