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Saturday, November 14, 2009

I'm planning a big Thanksgiving dinner. I'll be in P3 and I am having many of my neighbors over. I am planning on offering buffet style healthy options. Not everything is completely carb-free. Here is the menu. If you want me any of the recipes, let me know. (So far none of my guests want turkey or stuffing, so I won't be making it, but if you want my recipe for an easy no-fail turkey or my fruit & nut stuffing, I am willing to share.)


Three sisters soup (black bean, butternut squash & corn)
Spinach Strawberry Banana Salad
Caramelized tofu w/ shredded brussels sprouts
Pumpkin Ravioli
Twice Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes
Thai Quinoa
Garlic haricots verts amandine
Party Popping Trail Mix
Grapefruit Brulee
Caramel Pumpkin Pudding Cupcakes

i am also having a spritzer bar. I'll have plenty of seltzer (club soda) on hand. The kids are going to skewer berries, grapes and citrus wedges onto toothpicks.

For centerpieces, I am going to get some trays of wheat grass and insert wedges of apple, melon, etc sticking up out of the grass.

Am I forgetting anything?
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MIMULUSBUG 11/20/2009 2:25AM

    Wow! What a fabulous menu!! I can't wait to read about the dinner!

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AZGIRL14 11/15/2009 11:29AM

  Sounds amazing! Can't wait to see your recipe for the twice stuffed sweet potatoes!

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THINCAMMIE 11/15/2009 11:01AM

    Wonderful menu! I'll be right over:) The Thai Quinoa sounds interesting! Remember to update us after Thanksgiving to let us know how everyone loved your menu.

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KAMMYS_NEW_LIFE 11/15/2009 6:48AM

    WOW! Wished I lived in your neighborhood! LOL! Sounds very tasty.....Pumpkin Ravioli? Hmmmm...would like to try this sometime. I hope your neighbors realize how blessed they are to have a person like you in the neighborhood. God Bless and hope your Thanksgiving meal is a success with tons of laughs and fond memories being made!

Hugs,
Kammy

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GAININGBYLOSING 11/15/2009 2:18AM

    I am in the process of uploading my recipes to Receipezaar. This way when you look at them, you will also get the nutritional value.

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JIBBIE49 11/15/2009 12:25AM

    I hate to cook.
My husband volunteers at the hospital on Tuesday mornings and he told them he'd volunteer on Thanksgving if they needed him, so looks like I'll join him for T'day Dinner, since he gets a pass for a FREE lunch each time he volunteers. LOL

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LISANANCY 11/14/2009 9:31PM

    Wow, this stuff, your stuff, your wonderful Thanksgiving menu sounds fantastic. I would like all your recipes. I am new to Spark and looking to change some of my food choices. This sounds like a great start for me. That you very much. emoticon

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LEMGIRL 11/14/2009 9:01PM

    I have to say your Thanksgiving menu is very interesting.

I would love to have your fruit & nut stuffing, never had it before.

Have a great weekend! emoticon

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