Turkey Day Must-Haves

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Ok, everyone has their Thanksgiving dinner faves, but let’s be honest there are a few foods that you can’t do Thanksgiving without . . .

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Pinterest Gone Wrong . . . or Right?

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Have you ever tried to recreate some amazing DIY (do it yourself) project you found on Pinterest? Did you fail miserably? Or maybe you are one of the few who actually replicated that perfectly complicated gluten free, lactose free brownies that you just had to make . . . Kudos!

Just as many of you do, I find myself scrolling through Pinterest whenever I want a new idea or inspiration for creating something whether it be food or decorations. For instance, I wanted to make sugar skull cookies for an event I was hosting, so I scoured Pinterest in search of sugar skull cookie inspiration and found this:

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Plain Old Granola

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So making a healthy snack can be really tough when you’re a picky eater, like myself. BUT I have found a snack that almost anyone likes… granola! Granola is one of those versatile foods that you can eat hot, cold, or in a drink (like a smoothie if you’re thinking I’m crazy). As plain and bland as granola can be, it is a great addition to so many snacks.

Personally, I eat granola as a topping to a parfait-like snack that I concocted last year. My snack consists of:

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

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… or the devil. Nothing makes me more sick than buffalo chicken pizza, BUT it’s just so good. Sometimes it’s hard for those of us with sensitive stomachs to eat all of that hot sauce, cheese, bread, or even chicken if you are vegetarian. We need to remember that there are substitutions we can make for any of these ingredients. You just need to look for other recipes and think outside of the box!