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5 Vegetables That Should Be On Your Thanksgiving Table

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

5 Vegetables That Should Be On Your Thanksgiving Table

5 Vegetables That Should Be On Your Thanksgiving Table: There is such beauty and abundance right now in my part of the country.  This is truly the time we celebrate the harvest and the work that has been done in the fields since March! I am thankful for a break from the work I do outside, of now. I know as soon as the snow begins to fly, I will be daydreaming about what I will be planting in the spring. Luckily, we've had a very warm fall and I've been able to continue harvesting greens, herbs, and my cruciferous veggies (yes,...

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Plant-Based Thanksgiving

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

Plant-Based Thanksgiving

    So, Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. It conjures up warm thoughts of family, food, and abundance. Oye, the abundance!  In our family, as I'm sure yours, there has always been the overwhelming amount of brown food to go on the table. Most of this food is high in calories and low in nutritional value. You eat, and you feel sick, for good reason. Many of us consume between 3000 and 4500 calories in 1 meal and 229 grams of fatl! That's more than 2 whole day's worth of food!  As I have transitioned to a plant-based diet, family...

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My Thanksgiving Secret...

Posted by Monica Klausner on

 My mother in law is a fantastic cook. The best recipes I've ever gotten from her have been the ones that have eight ingredients or less, and my thanksgiving secret is no different. I call it MY secret because a few years ago, my husband and I took over the 'burden' of the Family Thanksgiving Dinner and decided to include everyone's in-laws, therefore turning it into a 40-person affair.  The dinners are always fun, entertaining and delicious, but My SECRET is the one thing that everyone talks about year after year. Today, I'm sharing MY secret with YOU! The Cranberry Raspberry Relish.  Forget all those canned cranberries...

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