Thanksgiving Dinner

Holidays are always a special time to spend with family. Some of our family traditions have changed but one thing never has—the delicious food that is served. Each picture below has the recipe linked with it. I hope you enjoy this look into our family Thanksgiving Table.

No-knead Pumpkin Bread THM E
Garlic and Herb No-knead Sourdough Bread THM E

Any of the above breads can be shaped into dinner rolls. I use a walnut size piece of dough for each dinner roll. Pictured below is Pumpkin Dinner Rolls shaped like a traditional dinner roll.

Dinners in my family always include the traditional roasted turkey. My husband and I have already smoked a turkey in our smokehouse and t hat is so delicious, too.

Garlic and Herb Roasted Turkey THM S

This cranberry glazed spiral cut ham makes lovely presentation and is a great alternative to the traditional roasted turkey.

Cranberry Glazed Ham THM S
Bread Stuffing THM E

My mother made the best Bread Stuffing. She would mix her filling and fry it in a bit of butter before baking. It was so delicious. I am trying to write her recipe down since her healthy is failing. She no longer is able to cook or help prepare meals. Everyone loved her Bread Filling and she would always make a large amount for Thanksgiving.

Baked Mac and Cheese THM S

This Mac n Cheese has a hidden veggie in it and you don’t even know it. Due to some of the grandchildren’s dietary restrictions we often had buttered green beans or broccoli as our vegetables on holiday meals. No holiday meal is complete without either candied sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes especially of you are Pennsylvania Dutch!

Kefir Olive Garden Salad Dressing THM S

Olive Garden Salad is our pick of salads. It usually takes a large dish since everyone in our family loves it.

Desserts–it is so hard to pick a favorite. Cranberry pie is always at our Thanksgiving meal, a pumpkin dessert, and a few others. I love to make cheesecake so I often make one of those.

Cranberry Pie THM S
Pumpkin Pie Squares THM S
Crustless Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie THM S
Lemon Meringue Cheesecake THM S
Raspberry Truffles THM S

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Sugar-Free Spice Mixes!

Here is a collections of Sugar-Free Spice Mixes from various bloggers. Check this list out! I am sure you will find some new ideas for your spice rack!

Sugar-free Spice Mixes

If you’re trying to eat healthier I’m sure you’ve noticed that there is added sugar in almost everything. It can be very frustrating, especially when you’re first starting out, to try and find things you can eat that won’t spike your blood sugar. I remember when I started eating the Trim Healthy Mama way how frustrating it was to find even a taco seasoning packet that didn’t have sugar in it.

Why did we have to have all these preservatives and additives in the taco seasoning? I was not happy feeding that to my family. Yes, the packets are super convenient but I knew there had to be a way to replace the packets. I was right, and it was SUPER easy. Why hadn’t I thought of making my own earlier?

It wasn’t just the taco seasoning either. I started checking chili packets, rubs for meat, creole mixes and they ALL had added sugar. YUCK!

Sugar-free Spices Mixes!

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Pumpkin and Apple Recipes

Fall would not be complete without apples and pumpkins. Crunchy sweet apples and creamy pumpkin pie remind us of Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Here is a collection of recipes using these two fall crops. I hope you will enjoy them as much as our family does.

Pumpkin Scones THM S

For many years we had a hobby orchard of 30+ fruit trees. There were quite a few apple trees which produced bushels of fruit. We had plenty for fresh eating, baking, canning, and even to make gallons of cider. One of our favorite fresh eating apple is Gala.

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Father’s Day!!

Father’s Day is a special time to remember the men in our lives who have helped to shape us into the people we are today. I am especially thankful for my Heavenly Father who gave me salvation, my earthly father who has given me a goodly Christian heritage, and to my husband, the father of my children who has sacrificed to move to the mission outreach where we are now living. Below I am listing a few of my favorite recipes to make for Father’s Day.

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Armadillo Eggs THM-S
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