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Posts: 9,645 11/21/11 12:53 A
i also love einsteen and the way he got his ideas I love to travel on the spur of the moment and i love portland oregon, hawaii. I enjoy all forms of art and the galleries
current weight: 166.0
Fitness Minutes: (15,247) Posts: 655 11/19/11 5:04 P
Stuffing and my homemade applesauce.
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength."
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Fitness Minutes: (6,998) Posts: 374 11/19/11 9:01 A
Baked acorn squash filled with mushrooms, walnuts, onions, garlic and rice, topped with Parmesan cheese and crushed Honey Dijon Kettle Chips. Okay - it was healthy until the chips, but it is so delicious with them, and I only do this once a year!
"Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose... not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember." Anne Sullivan, Tutor for Helen Keller, 1866-1936
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Posts: 1,177 11/18/11 2:28 P
Corn on the Cob and Stuffing
Life is the future, not the past.
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Fitness Minutes: (11,153) Posts: 1,756 11/18/11 10:28 A
My homemade stuffing with my homemade gravy! I know, it is FULL of fat/calories, but I only have it once a year.
Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.
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Posts: 915 11/18/11 8:59 A
My Mom's sauerkraut.
"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today." Will Rogers
"Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait to hear the answer." Ed Cunningham
Pounds lost: 28.0
Posts: 4,559 11/16/11 10:06 P
Green bean casserole.
Looking for a semi healthy sweet potato dish. I am over the old casserole.
Pam in Maryland
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Posts: 2,903 11/16/11 8:42 P
Sweet potatoes and cranberries
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Fitness Minutes: (6,692) Posts: 743 11/16/11 5:52 P
CANDIED YAMS MADE WITH SPLENDA BROWN SUGAR AND LIGHT MARG. (ICBINB) AND A FEW MARSHMALLOWS FOR LOOKS...LOL AND THEN I ALWAYS MAKE MY OWN CRANBERRY SAUCE WITH SPLENDA....Yummy...
current weight: 220.0
Posts: 963 11/16/11 5:39 P
My mother's stuffing..I know it loaded with butter..but it's the only time I have it so I thoroughly enjoy it.
"You don't have to eat a perfect diet to be healthy. You will not suddenly get a nutrient deficiency or gain weight from one snack, one meal, or one day of eating. It's what you eat consistently over time that matter. Progress, not perfection, is what counts." Principle 10 of Intutive Eating -
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Posts: 859 11/16/11 4:09 P
Homemade cranberry sauce and also green bean casserole.
Posts: 144 11/16/11 1:10 A
stuffing with cranberries
And the spirit fills the darkness of the heavens
It fills the endless yearning of the soul
It lives within a star too far to dream of
It lives within each part and is the whole
It's the fire and the wings that fly us home
Fly us home, fly us home
Words by Joe Henry, music by John Denver from Wings that Fly Us Home
“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.” Mark Twain
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Fitness Minutes: (47,865) Posts: 14,554 11/15/11 11:08 P
Iowa corn casserole (cornbread, canned corn and canned cream corn) as well as fresh fruit salad.
Slow & steady makes a winner of us. Even if we hit pitfalls, get up. Know that a new day is right around the corner. Try to be all that you can be. Work at it a day at a time.
"Be not afraid of going slow; be afraid if standing still" (Chinese Proverb)
With God all things are possible.
If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. ~ David Viscott
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Fitness Minutes: (86,912) Posts: 2,267 11/15/11 10:59 P
Sage stuffing with giblet gravy. Probably why I'm a Slow Loser. Also love Pecan Pie, alas!
"Mountains DO move...One stone at a time." ~Rick Beneteau Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden, Hall of Fame college basketball coach With exercise, doing some is always better than doing none. - Spark article MAKE THE BEST FOOD CHOICES YOU CAN TODAY - and then, try it again tomorrow!- Dr. John La Puma, M.D.
current weight: 243.5
Posts: 6,824 11/15/11 10:45 P
Jellied cranberry sauce mixed with crushed pineapples! We eat it on the Grands flakey biscuits.....delicious!
Also my sister's macaroni and cheese made from scratch with LOTS of cheese. I've yet to meet anyone who makes it as good as she does!
current weight: 259.5
Fitness Minutes: (43,057) Posts: 12,958 11/15/11 10:34 P
~Kay~ ************************ I can do everything through Him who gives me strength. Phillipians 4:13 ************************
current weight: 205.0
Posts: 136 11/15/11 10:03 P
Fruit salad. Every year since I was a tiny kid, my mom made fruit salad and tossed it w/ real whipping cream. I can't get enough of it.
In the hopes of reaching the moon, men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet. ~Albert Schweitzer
Pounds lost: 7.0
Fitness Minutes: (78,760) Posts: 2,282 11/15/11 10:00 P
stuffing with gravy
SP starting weight 240 Goal weight 180
Pounds lost: 23.0
Fitness Minutes: (28,165) Posts: 4,282 11/15/11 9:38 P
Pralined sweet potatos
"Success is the result of what you do when the Woo Hoo is all through....."-ON2VICTORY (Robert)
"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin
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Fitness Minutes: (28,459) Posts: 2,582 11/15/11 9:05 P
I love them all do not have a favorite. Everything in moderation:)
"Goals that are not written down are just wishes." -Unknown- "I may not be there yet,but I am closer than yesterday." -Unknown- "There are no short cuts to any place worth going." -Beverly Sills-
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Pounds lost: 18.5
Fitness Minutes: (155,785) Posts: 9,003 11/15/11 8:17 P
Co-lead SP Class Feb 3-10,2008
We cannot do everything at once,but we can do something at once.-Calvin Coolidge Every little thing done today helps with the thinner picture down the road. Losing weight is not a quick process. Patience and taking positive steps will lead to results. If It Is to Be, It is UP to Me. TZ: EDT
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Posts: 1,131 11/15/11 5:11 P
Fitness Minutes: (41,949) Posts: 1,757 11/15/11 4:05 P
Carve out what is most important to you first, then allocate your day to others! I promise you and they will be better for this decision!!
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Fitness Minutes: (8,165) Posts: 5,320 11/15/11 3:47 P
Cooked whole fresh cranberries. And squash. I love plain squash but my sister makes the yummiest,creamiest,bestest squash casserole,that i would never make because i would eat the whole thing,with a spoon, in one sitting.
current weight: 171.4
Posts: 23,762 11/15/11 3:40 P
Bonnie from KY Word for the year is CHANGES Eastern Standard time proud member of Slytherin
current weight: 198.0
Posts: 252 11/15/11 3:15 P
Our traditional family side dish is "bell pepper casserole." After living 30 years in the southwest it changed to "green pepper casserole," which incorporates roasted hot green peppers. When red and yellow bell peppers are on sale it becomes "fiesta pepper casserole," which also includes the roasted green peppers.
"I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny. But we can have lots of good fun that is funny!" ~The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss
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Fitness Minutes: (10,975) Posts: 2,467 11/15/11 2:59 P
Jess Seattle WA
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The Beauty of the Mountain reveals itself only to those who have climbed it.
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Pounds lost: 2.2
Fitness Minutes: (74,101) Posts: 5,310 11/15/11 1:58 P
At first I was torn between gravy, candied yams, or green bean casserole but than I thought of how much I love cranberry sauce and realized that is my out and out favorite.
"The world is one country and mankind its citizens" one of the many truths spoken by Baha'u'llah and "Love is the light that guideth in darkness, the living link that uniteth God with man, that assureth the progress of every illumined soul."
current weight: 144.0
Fitness Minutes: (101,970) Posts: 28,557 11/15/11 1:53 P
Cornbread stuffing is a must in our family and my fav to make
In GOD We Trust Choose To Lose "If you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired in the morning, noon and night. But the body is never tired if the mind is not tired." -General George S Patton, U.S.Army, 1912 Olympian
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Posts: 1,801 11/15/11 12:47 P
Pounds lost: 15.4
Fitness Minutes: (56,743) Posts: 1,953 11/15/11 12:44 P
Homemade cranberry/current/mandarin orange chutney. One of my creations.
"Adam fell that men might be, and men are that they might have joy."
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Posts: 7,242 11/15/11 12:41 P
Stuffing and cranberry chutney
Lisa L. South, RN
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Fitness Minutes: (66,302) Posts: 1,026 11/15/11 12:21 P
current weight: 259.8
Fitness Minutes: (7,518) Posts: 2,307 11/15/11 12:16 P
Buttery, creamy mashed potatos.
“Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles…. it empties today of its strength.”
current weight: 130.4
Posts: 806 11/15/11 11:39 A
Sweet potatoes! I love them candied, but this year I'll make them whipped and cut down on the sugar.
Pounds lost: 62.0
Posts: 2,587 11/15/11 10:44 A
Live clean, eat clean.
Dream bigger than yourself.
I serve a BIG GOD Who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all I can ask or think.
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Posts: 2,173 11/15/11 10:09 A
We usually have dinner with friends So there is quite the variety of sides. Uncle Bob's stuffing and scalloped onions, my dad's recipe.
(over a hundred people in the course of the day, mostly their family in this huge old house it actually works well they have done this for four generations and hopefully the 5thgeneration will be there this year)
Edited by: AAEEFDCA at: 11/15/2011 (10:10)
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Posts: 421 11/15/11 9:40 A
We mix up the sides each year, so this is a tough one. But my dad usually makes a seasoned green beans or corn which is awesome
Fitness Minutes: (120) Posts: 11,124 11/15/11 8:52 A
Is dessert a side dish-LoL!
Actually, this year I'm really craving stuffing. Not sure why because it has never been one of my favorites. Also- I always crave my aunt's spinach casserole- we fight over it!
Weight loss is accomplished with the mind.
A person who wants something WILL find a way....a person who doesn't will find an excuse.
Which do you prefer? The pain of self discipline?....or...the pain of self regret?
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Posts: 17,918 11/15/11 8:44 A
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Posts: 2,834 11/15/11 8:40 A
I love the stuffing that my daughter-in-law makes, and the corn casserole that I make. I like the fact that the dinner is at my stepson's house. NO LEFTOVERS TO TEMPT ME!!!
"You can't change your gene's - you can only control them."
"Prearrange before you arrange and you won''t have to rearrange."
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Posts: 1,640 11/15/11 8:31 A
Mine's not a very healthy dish but oh well. I love sweet potatoes with brown sugar and butter.
Posts: 825 11/15/11 7:33 A
my daughters green bean casserole :) yum
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current weight: 295.0
Posts: 1,363 11/15/11 7:31 A
I love Thanksgiving! It is the holiday that I host. I love to have everyone make time to stop and spend time together. I love every dish we all make so I need to watch out not to eat to much. But I will be up and moving on Thanksgiving morning and after dinner we will take a walk if it is not raining.
"If it's to be it's up to me" GB
My Goal for Jan. is to get moving again.
"You must do the very thing you think you can't" Ellenor Rossevelt
current weight: 149.0
Fitness Minutes: (67,315) Posts: 8,751 11/15/11 7:29 A
sweet potato casserole, very good, and will be trying to lighten it some this year.
I absolutely DREAD them all around. I know I sound like a scrooge here, but it's all about food and spending way too much money. The real meaning of the Thanksgiving and Holiday season gets lost in all of this hoopla.
My "side dish," if anything, is really the main dish of being with my family, which is shrinking fast these days.
Posts: 27,865 11/15/11 7:06 A
What is your favorite Thanksgiving (or Holiday meal) Side Dish? You may have turkey or chicken or ham or another meat, but what do you have with it? Name your FAVORITE side dish. Will you be preparing it this year? Do you have a healthy recipe of this dish?
My favorite Thanksgiving side dish is candied sweet potatoes. I will not be the one preparing it this year so I do not know what recipe will be used. I do plan to eat it though!
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