thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving Feast everyone can enjoy without stress!

Thanksgiving is a wonderful day, but it is also cause for much commotion. It need not be!
You know me: nothing is ever an excuse to lose my head and throw balance and nutrition to the winds when preparing a meal, even one as lavish as a Thanksgiving feast. So yes, it is a lot of wonderful food, but all sensible. With my guidance, you won’t have to go on a crash diet the  weekend following Thanksgiving.

There is something that, for the life of me I can never understand:

The frenzy and drama that set in around Thanksgiving Feast

We even discuss how to survive it! What’s the big deal? We make much more complicated meals every shabbos. Does the turkey scare you? I have some great tips for the Perfect Bird: Tips, Thanksgiving recipes and turkey leftovers recipes. Please read it: No charge for the turkey therapy!

Most of the following Thanksgiving Feast recipes, appear in my new cookbook:

I hope you have it! Here’s plenty of fabulous Thanksgiving dishes to choose from. This list below includes a new killer Low Carb Cranberry Pecan Brownie Tart and many Gluten-Free Recipes.

Just one more thing: Do not throw anything away (bones, skins, carcasses, leftovers meat) Keep it all safely in your freezer.  What to do with Thanksgiving Turkey Leftovers? Plenty! Here’s that link again. Perfect Bird: Tips, Thanksgiving recipes and turkey leftovers recipes.

Before I go into the general menu and recipes, please take a look at Last Year’s Thanksgiving Menu we hosted at our home. You might even consider using this menu as well, as I remember it as a real triumph!

Carrot Ginger Soup
Tomato Corn Chowder with Mock Crab
Quick Pumpkin Peanut Butter Soup
Apple Parsnip Soup
Moroccan Butternut Squash Chick Pea Soup
Fennel Zucchini Soup

Wild Rice with Chestnuts
Pumpkin Corn Pudding
Sausage, Kale and Butternut Squash Saute
Apple, Cabbage and Fennel Compote

Roast Turkey Gravy With Juniper Wine Gravy

Spice Rub Roasted Turkey
Roast Turkey with Jasmine Chocolate Sauce
Maple-Roasted Turkey with Apples, Fennel and Parsnips

Minted Cranberry Orange Relish
Apricot Peach Chutney
Hot Pepper Jelly

Boston Lettuce with Shallot Cider Dressing and Chopped Herbs
Cabbage Cucumber Apple Slaw
Moroccan Fennel, Orange and Radish Salad

Pumpkin Pecan Pie
Frozen Coconut Crunch Chocolate Cake
Cranberry Pecan Brownie Tarte
Low Carb Cranberry Almond Pumpkin Torte
Plum Tart

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