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Nov 14 2017
You don't have to deny yourself all those great Thanksgiving specialties. Just make good choices when you do your shopping. Choose organic, locally-sourced, non-GMO, free range, grass-fed, hormone free options when available. This is when our Detox Your Home mantra can make a huge difference. We've compiled an easy list of go-to recipes for traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Each recipe includes options for special diets like vegan or gluten-free. We've also thrown in a totally dairy-free, vegan, astoundingly delish Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Parfait dessert option because that's how we roll. You'll be amazed at how satisfying it all is.  DRY-BRINED CITRUS TURKEY CLASSIC BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP...
Nov 14 2017
Serves 6 This traditional squash soup is a serious crowd pleaser. Put a spin on it by trying one of the flavorful variations suggested. Watch our how-to video.​ Ingredients:  2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 onion, diced 4 cups cubed butternut squash, fresh or frozen 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Method:  Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add carrot, celery and onion. Cook until vegetables have begun to soften and onion turns translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in butternut squash, thyme, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring...
Nov 14 2017
Serves 8 For those of us who can never decide which pie we like best, this one is the best of both worlds. With apple pie on the bottom and pumpkin pie on top, everyone wins! Serve with scoops of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.   Ingredients:  1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 Granny Smith or Fuji apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 1 egg 1/3 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup fresh or canned pumpkin purée 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3/4 cup evaporated milk 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell (in pie pan)...
Nov 14 2017
Makes 12 These rich and fluffy rolls make a great accompaniment to any dinner and are the perfect easy bread for beginning bakers. Make large pull apart rolls or individual cloverleaf rolls with the same dough.   Ingredients:  3 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 (0.25-ounce) package active dry yeast 1 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon honey 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and divided 1 egg Method:  In a large bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups of the flour, salt and yeast until well combined; set aside. In a small pot, heat buttermilk until warm to the touch (about 115°F). (Be careful not to overheat the milk since it may cook the egg.) Remove pot from...
Nov 14 2017
Makes about 2 1/4 cups As an alternative to serving this bright, tart condiment with roasted turkey or chicken, stir a spoonful of it into a cup of yogurt or a tall smoothie for breakfast. Ingredients:  3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup orange juice 1 (12-ounce) package fresh or frozen cranberries 1 tablespoon grated orange zest or orange peel cut into very thin strips (no white part) Method:  Combine sugar, 1/2 cup water and orange juice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and add cranberries. Return to a boil. Reduce heat and boil gently 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in orange zest or peel, cover and cool completely at room temperature. Refrigerate until serving time. Nutritional Info:...

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