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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]
pumpkin pie french toast recipe

This is a quick and ingenious way to use leftover pumpkin pie filling. Just dip some bread, cook it in a pan and you’re ready to serve. Your pie filling already includes milk, eggs and cinnamon – the ingredients needs for delicious French toast.

Supplies Needed:

Leftover pumpkin pie filling
Sliced Bread
Icing Sugar and Syrup, both optional

Also, keep on hand flat dish for the filling, fork, large non-stick skillet and spatula for flipping. If your skillet isn’t non-stick, you will need to put some oil in it before cooking.

How much French toast you’ll be able to make will …

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[11 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

This is a simple pie crust, made completely by hand.

You can use it for sweet or savory pies. This recipe makes approximately two 9-inch bottom crusts.

Supplies Needed:

•    1 cup unsalted butter
•    2 ½ cups flour
•    1 tsp salt
•    1 tsp sugar
•    Ice water (you will be using about 5-8 tablespoons making your crust)

Also, keep on hand large mixing bowl, measuring cups, measuring spoons, pastry cutter and foil.

Step 1: In Advance, Chill Your Butter

When making pie crust, you must make sure all your wet ingredients are very cold. This is important because you don’t want your …

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[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]
vegetarian thanksgiving

Are you unsure how to celebrate Thanksgiving as a vegetarian?

The  traditional Thanksgiving dinner highlighting Turkey as the centerpiece of its meal can definitely pose a problem for the Vegetarians in your family.

But, as you can see, this doesn’t mean that the vegetarians in your life will be left nibbling at the corners of traditional dishes!

Thankfully, there are lots of options available for a meatless vegetarian Thanksgiving feast!
Menu Suggestion for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving

TOFurky OR Stuffed Butternut Squash (instead of turkey)
Vegetable Gravy
Crispy Green Beans
Oven-Roasted Rosemary Potatoes OR Roasted Butternut Squash and Potatoes
Vegan Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup
Pumpkin …

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[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Making crafts is a fun way to celebrate Thanksgiving. You may not be too keen on the idea if you think crafts involve a lot of complication and mess, but there are easy Thanksgiving crafts you can do with your kids.

You can even use some of them as table centerpieces. Here are some ideas.

1. A New Take on the Hand-Print Turkey

Remember tracing your hand and coloring in the palm and fingers to make a turkey? Here’s another idea that takes the principle of the hand-print turkey into new territory.

Materials:

* Air-dry, paintable clay of any color …

Home and Family, Thanksgiving »

[15 Jun 2011 | No Comment ]

Low Fat Recipe

Ingredients:

1 whole, fresh turkey breast, about 3 pounds
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions:

Rinse the turkey breast under cold water. Use a paper towel to dry the turkey. Rub the turkey breast with the olive oil being sure to completely cover on all sides. Place the turkey breast in a small roaster pan. Sprinkle the pepper over the turkey. Place the oven temperature on 400 degrees and allow the oven to heat up. Place the turkey breast in the heated oven. Allow the turkey breast to bake …

Guest Articles, Nutrition, Thanksgiving »

[30 Nov 2010 | No Comment ]

Our Thanksgiving potluck was a huge success and we had a lot of fun! Just as we did with our last potluck, we wanted to share some of the recipes with you. Hopefully you’re in need of some ideas for your own Thanksgiving meal. Enjoy!

Guest Articles, Headline, Healing Our World, Thanksgiving »

[24 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments ]

This is a self awareness exercise I started in my practice in New York City over 12 years ago.

It has always been an offering to my patients who come in during the week of Thanksgiving for treatment.

I would ask them to take home this handout and to fill it out in their private time.

If they were interested in doing a little self-attunement exercise, this would be the ideal time, as we can be more conscious of the benefits we receive in our lives.

At this time in my life, things maybe …

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[9 Oct 2010 | No Comment ]

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Holiday Fun, Thanksgiving »

[25 Nov 2008 | One Comment ]

Holidays are a great way to bring your family together. Memories will be made for your children. Start planning your family get together now with these tips.

1. Plan your meal – Don’t wait until the week before Thanksgiving to decide what your Thanksgiving dinner will include. Start planning today.

What kind of meats will you prepare? Will everyone eat the same meat, or should you cook a couple of different kinds of meat? What sides and desserts will you fix? Planning a family dinner can be taxing if you’re not careful. Be sure to plan …

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[25 Nov 2008 | No Comment ]

When people think of Thanksgiving, most remember the story of the Pilgrims and the Indians at Plymouth Rock.  The Pilgrims first arrived in America on December 11, 1620, not prepared for the winter they were to face.  Out of the 102 who arrived on the Mayflower, forty-six of the people died during the first few months.  Despite the devastation, they had a good harvest, partly in thanks to the Indians who lived nearby. 

They had a traditional British Harvest Feast in thanks to God for surviving and the blessings of provisions that would see them …

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