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Fresh Ideas for Your Holiday Meals

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  1. Stuffing remix with flavor, all-natural and nutrient packed ingredients
    1. Raisins bring in a delicious sweet factor
    2. Cremini Mushrooms
    3. Visual: Savory and Sweet Stuffing  available at: http://www.calraisins.org/recipe/savory-and-sweet-stuffing/
  2. Replace green bean casserole with and easy and tasty brussel sprouts dish
    1. Surprise flavors with sweet raisins and red pepper flakes

                    i.      Raisins are an economical ingredient

  1. Cooked mostly in the microwave and helps save precious oven space
  2. Visual: Brussel sprouts with raisins available at: http://www.calraisins.org/recipe/california-raisins-and-brussels-sprouts/
  3. Replace sweet potato casserole with simple pumpkin soup
    1. Still want to have something indulgent

                    i.      Use buttery spreads to reduce fat and keep flavor

  1. 5 ingredient soup
  2. Visual: Easy Pumpkin Soup available at http://www.icantbelieveitsnotbutter.com/recipes/detail/10051/1/jack-o-lantern-soup
  3. Add a low-calorie, holiday drink
    1. Low calorie juice with oranges and spices
    2. Simmer and serve
    3. Visual: Spiced Holiday Mocktail available at www.freshfoodperspectives.com

 

Suggested ending: For these recipes and more visit Jenna's blog at www.freshfoodperspectives.com or follow her on Twitter at hashtag JBraddockRD .

 

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