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Crispy Green Beans

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With Thanksgiving now less than a week away; everyone is in major crisis of planning out their family feasts for the holiday. We have made it easy to find some great dishes for your feast all in one place. Whether you make our brown sugar glazed ham or guilt-free pumpkin bread, you know that you are getting a great recipe with quality ingredients! We have given you ideas for the many dish and your dessert but what about the sides? A good meal needs to be complimented with some savory sides and this is why I bring you my crispy […]

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Lasagna with Garlic Bread and Green Beans

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This is our last option for an alternate holiday dinner.  Instead of a boring turkey that you just ate for Thanksgiving choose from these 3 great options: Salmon and edamame, ham, or lasagna.  This recipe consists of a lot of ingredients and takes a little extra time, but it is well worth it.  It is your holiday dinner after all.  Plus, what lasagna doesn’t take a little extra time with all of that layering you have to do.  Serve with garlic bread and green beans (recipes below).   Lasagna Adapted from this recipe. 1 pound sweet Italian sausage 3/4 pound […]

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Green Bean Casserole

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Today we are continuing our challenge to incorporate coconut oil into all of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes.  Green bean casserole isn’t one of the healthiest dishes you will eat on Thanksgiving Day, but we attempted to make it a little more healthy by substituting coconut oil for all of the butter.  Plus we made our own french fried onion topping instead of using the store bought kind.   French Fried Onions   3 large onions, sliced into thin rings     2 cups milk     2 cups all-purpose flour     Kelapo coconut oil (for frying)     salt   Directions: Soak the […]

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