PARTY NUT MIX

SALTY, SAVORY, SPICED NUTS with a HINT OF SWEET! Can’t decide between sweet or savory?  This Party Nut Mix is the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and spicy!  Add fresh herbs for the extra pow! Delicious served right out of the oven or room temperature. And a great hostess gift too.

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SWEET POTATO GRATIN

WHO DOESN’T LOVE POTATOES WITH THEIR TURKEY? But, if you are looking for an alternative to the classic mash try these cream and butter-free potatoes.  This unconventional gratin made with both Yukon gold potatoes and sweet potatoes incorporates fresh thyme, zucchini, and parmesan cheese and is finished with crispy sage leaves!   

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POMEGRANATE-MINT RELISH

REPLACE YOUR TRADITIONAL SUGAR-LOADED CRANBERRY RELISH with an antioxidant, superfood- rich Pomegranate-Mint Relish.  With ZERO added sugar or sweeteners, you can now enjoy that extra piece of pumpkin pie guilt free.  Fret no more about removing the seeds from your pomegranate.   If you don’t have child labor at home or the time to de-seed your pomegranates, most grocery stores now offer containers of pomegranate seeds.  Trader Joes, Pavilions, Wholefoods and Bristol Farms offers them, however most are not organic.

 

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PERSIMMON, ORANGE & WALNUT SALAD

SWEET, SWEET, SWEET VINAIGRETTE WITH ZERO REFINED SUGAR. That’s right, no sugar, no honey, no agave, nothing other than the sweetness from fruit!  This recipe uses both types of persimmons: Hachiya and Fuyu.  The Hachiya persimmons are elongated and oval-shaped and must be eaten when very ripe with a soft, jelly-like flesh.  The Fuyu are flat-bottomed and more squat-shaped and may be enjoyed crisp and firm like an apple. 

 

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CORNBREAD STUFFING DRESSING WITH SAUSAGE AND LEEKS

MOUTH-WATERING DELICIOUSNESS.  This recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and savory incorporates fennel spiced sausage and sweet Bosc pears with sinfully rich cornbread.  Is this “healthy”…well, not so much.  But it’s Thanksgiving and we’ve replaced the high calorie and fat loaded mashed potatoes so why not indulge a little?

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