Monthly Archives: December 2016

End the Year with these Hanukkah and Christmas Menu Ideas

The year 2016 has flown by and all of a sudden the winter holidays are here! Tomorrow Hanukkah begins and it’s also Christmas Eve. Whether you’re cozying up at home or hitting the road for your relatives’ house, there’s sure to be some good eats. No matter what occasions you and your family celebrate, check out these simply delicious recipes for some holiday inspiration!

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Comfort Foods, Sweets, and Seconds – Oh My! Maintaining Balance at Holiday Meals

I see sparkle! I see shine! I see you at the holiday table! Me?! I thought she was talking about all of these decorations! The holidays are in full swing, halls are adorned with seasonal décor, and everyone is merry and bright! Uhh… everyone? This is a time of celebrating, giving, and enjoying! Someone found the egg nog early, I see. For a few of us, though, the holidays can be a bit stressful – especially when it comes to meal times. Okay, I am back on board with her now.

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Embrace These Holiday Flavors for National Cookie Day

December is here, which means it’s officially cookie season and time to prep for the holidays! Whether your traditions include trimming the tree, decking out the house in bright lights, watching holiday movies and/or starting an official countdown to Christmas, there’s a good chance sweets are involved. Recipes with traditional holiday flavors such as peppermint, gingerbread, red velvet, eggnog are flooding Pinterest and getting bakers in the spirit!