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3 Tips to Owning Holiday Meals This Season

3 Tips to Owning Holiday Meals This Season

The holidays are literally just around the corner.... while everyone else is pumpkining away, my headspace is already (always!) in the holidays... Thanksgiving, Christmas, family birthdays, friendsgiving, get-togethers... one of my favorite seasons! A few years ago, this stressed me to the max because we were new to trying to eat cleaner and we had no idea where to begin. So, from one Paleo/autoimmune Paleo vet to you, wherever you are in your health and wellness journey, here are.... 3 Tips to Owning Holiday Meals This Season 1. Plan ahead. It's no surprise that (American) Thanksgiving falls on the 4th Thursday...


Thanksgiving Food Prep Schedule

Adrienne Neale

Tags holidays, holistic, schedule, stressfree, thanksgiving, thanksgiving food

Thanksgiving Food Prep Schedule

Hi friends! If you're hosting Thanksgiving or making a ton of food..... I'm here to help! Check out this suggested schedule for various foods, and modify as you need to for whatever you're making/not making. I hope this helps! You should enjoy Thanksgiving too, not be stressed, sleep-deprived or hate the holiday because you're burned out with being in the kitchen.   THANKSGIVING FOOD PREP SCHEDULE By Adrienne Neale, Holistic Made Easy   SATURDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING: Start thawing out turkey in refrigerator.SUNDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING: Continue thawing out turkey in refrigerator.MONDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING: Make ahead and freeze cali vegetable & green...


BONUS: Super-Cute, Cheap Thanksgiving Table Settings

Adrienne Neale

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BONUS: Super-Cute, Cheap Thanksgiving Table Settings

If you're having kids for your Thanksgiving meal, or have a group with a whimsical sense of humor... or, like me, you just like doing crafty things every once in a while where you get to upcycle, this one was FUN last year! Pilgrim Napkin Rolls: Save up a few empty toilet paper rolls, paint them black, take white construction paper and cut out tiny strips with notches in the middle. Cut the toilet paper rolls so there's 3-4 little hoops from each roll. Glue a white notched strip to the top of each. Find a headshot for each of...


Thanksgiving TURKEY & EGGNOG Shout-Outs: My Favorite Go-To Links

Adrienne Neale

Tags dairy free, eggnog, food, holistic, Paleo, recipes, thanksgiving, thanksgiving food, turkey

Thanksgiving TURKEY & EGGNOG Shout-Outs: My Favorite Go-To Links

Over the last few years, I've found a couple of go-to links that I just love and love to share when it comes to Thanksgiving prep. THE TURKEY Are you brining and cooking your own turkey this year? Look no further than The Pioneer Woman's tried-and-true brine and turkey recipes: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/my-favorite-turkey-brine/ http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/roasted_thanksgiving_turkey/ Suggested schedule for turkey: Turkey (brined and cooked at home) Thaw Sat/Sun in fridge, brine Mon/Tue/Wed, cook it depending on eat time/weight of turkey (see Pioneer Woman's recipe for turkey, you'll understand what I mean)- basic rule of thumb- 1 lb/turkey per person, 1.5-2 lb turkey/person for leftovers...


Thanksgiving Paleo GF Stuffing

Thanksgiving Paleo GF Stuffing

Stuffing, oh stuffing..... although this one isn't stuffed into the bird but baked and served on the side, it is Oh. So. Good. This is a great one to integrate for meals other than Thanksgiving, as it's so versatile. Boil up and shred up chicken or brown and season ground beef/turkey/bison to add into the mix once it's baked sometime... such a great cold-month staple meal! Enjoy! PALEO & GF THANKSGIVING STUFFING By Adrienne Neale, Holistic Made Easy Suggestion: prep Wed and assemble and bake Thurs, double recipe if you're having more than 4-5 people for leftovers.  Breading Ingredients: 3...