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An EASY 3-ingredient sauce! This is my go-to cranberry sauce recipe for the Holidays. I love how the sweet pears compliment the tart cranberries, perfect to add to your Thanksgiving table.

Cranberry Pear Sauce

Looking for an easy way to prepare turkey breast that doesn't require too much attention, this is it! Juicy slow cooker turkey breast with rich turkey gravy, all in your slow cooker. With Thanksgiving around the corner, I thought I would share this from the archives.

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Gravy

Gratin's are usually loaded with butter and cream, this lightened Butternut Squash Gratin is healthier and flavorful, you won't miss all the cream! A perfect side dish for Turkey or Roasted Chicken.

Butternut Squash Gratin

This fall lasagna swaps pasta for butternut squash layered with a chicken sausage meat sauce, ricotta, and mozzarella. Simply wonderful, you won't miss the pasta!

Noodle-less Butternut-Sausage Lasagna

Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad is loaded with shrimp, perfect for dining al fresco!

Chilled Italian Shrimp Tortellini Pasta Salad

One of the quickest and easiest ways to prepare shrimp is to roast them in the oven and simply drizzle with some olive oil, garlic and fresh lemon juice.

Easy Roasted Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

Eggs, spinach, artichokes and Feta cheese – a healthy breakfast casserole, perfect to feed a crowd or to make ahead for meal prep to heat up for the week.

Spinach, Feta, and Artichoke Breakfast Bake

Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole filled with ground turkey and a little sausage adds lots of flavor, plus peas and sauce. Freezes well, great for potlucks and family friendly!

Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole

Sweet Autumn pears compliment tart cranberries in this wonderful spread, perfect for Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving or anytime you want to add a little sweet-tartness to your meal.

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pear Butter

Roasted carrots drizzled with a little oil and finished with Feta, a drizzle of truffle oil, fresh lemon and lemon zest. My FAVORITE way to eat carrots!

Roasted Heirloom Carrots with Feta, Truffle and Lemon Zest

Grilled fennel with lemon, olive oil and shaved parmesan is my FAVORITE way to eat fennel. If you think you're not a fennel fan, this is the recipe that may change your mind!

Grilled Fennel with Parmesan and Lemon

These pan roasted brussels sprouts and shallots are perfectly charred, and finished with a sweet balsamic glaze.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots with Balsamic Glaze

Mussels in a spicy red marinara sauce – simple and elegant, best served with lots of whole wheat crusty bread for dipping into the delicious sauce.

Quick Mussels Fra Diavolo

This Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole is made with Italian chicken sausage, broccoli, roasted peppers and mozzarella cheese.

Sausage, Cheese and Veggie Breakfast Casserole

These cookies are amazing!!! And so easy to make,  you don't even need a mixer! Only 5 ingredients including Nutella, Chunky Almond Butter and Cocoa Powder.

EASY 5-Ingredient Nutella Almond Butter Cookies

These flour-less almond butter cookies are SO good, and made with only 3 ingredients (almond butter, raw sugar and an egg)! They are so easy to make you don't even need a mixer, so these are perfect for any beginner baker.

3-Ingredient Almond Butter Cookies

These White chocolate dipped lace oatmeal cookies are to die for ! They're light on calories and perfect for any festive occasion!

White Chocolate Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Turkey tenderloins stuffed with a sweet and savory filling of butternut squash, cranberries, sage and pecans – this tastes like Thanksgiving, all wrapped up in one dish!

Butternut Stuffed Turkey Tenderloin with Cranberries and Pecans

These EASY lasagna rolls are stuffed with zucchini, ricotta and Parmesan, then topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese – delicious, kid friendly and perfect if you want to feed a crowd.

Three Cheese Zucchini Stuffed Lasagna Rolls

I love making pork in the slow cooker, it's so easy and literally falls apart once cooked. Here it's cooked with balsamic vinegar and honey which gives it a slight tang that I love!

Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast

Light, airy and chewy with chocolate chips in every bite – made with egg whites, sugar and chocolate, these gluten free meringue clouds just melt in your mouth.

Chocolate Chip Clouds

Coconut lovers ... this is a must! These Coconut Cookies are to die for – a hybrid of coconut macaroons and meringue but with added cornflake crumbs. Delicious and gluten-free!

To Die For Coconut Cookies

These delicious dark chocolate oatmeal lace cookies are light, crisp and chewy, made with basic ingredients like oats, flour, butter, sugar and spices– then once baked they are sandwiched together with melted dark chocolate.

Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Lace Cookies

If you have ripe bananas lying around, today is the perfect day to make this wonderfully moist Banana Cranberry Bread studded with tart ruby cranberries!

Banana Cranberry Bread

These baked salmon cakes are light, healthy and a perfect Holiday appetizer! With wild Alaskan salmon, peppers, capers, breadcrumbs and a zesty avocado dressing

Baked Salmon Cakes

These savory garlic sweet potato smash are the perfect addition to your turkey dinner – let your slow cooker help you out in the kitchen this Thanksgiving!

Slow Cooker Garlic Sweet Potato Mash

Cheesecake squares with a cranberry swirl and a gingersnap pecan crust – so good, less guilt and perfect for the Holidays! I'm so excited to share these with you, they turned out even better than I expected!

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna Rolls are made with a creamy butternut-parmesan sauce and baked in the oven until melted and hot – trust me, you want these in your life!

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Last yaI took last year's plain coconut macaroons and drizzled them with a little chocolate to satisfy my craving. I reduced the sugar a little to compensate for the chocolate and drizzled some chocolate over them once they were done.ear I posted a recipe for plain coconut macaroons, but this year I was craving them drizzled with a little chocolate, so I reduced the sugar a little to compensate for the chocolate and drizzled some chocolate over them once they were done.

Chocolate Drizzled Coconut Macaroons

Sauteed bay scallops with tomatoes and a touch of white wine and lemon juice served over angel hair pasta.

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops and Tomatoes