Happy Thanksgivukkah.

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This year is the first time since 1888 that Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will be celebrated together! I think it is pretty neat, especially considering this will not happen again for 79,000 years!!! Hanukkah usually takes place closer to Christmas, but … [Read more...]

Turkey-tacular Salisbury Steak

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Yummy! Salisbury steaks, with onion and mushroom gravy–and just in time for autumn! Now you can get stuffed as you gobble down what will soon be your favorite main dish. (Too much?) My new favorite meat is ground turkey. It’s so versatile and so … [Read more...]

Low Carb Thanksgiving Recipes

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Pictured: Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake All recipes are marked as such: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF Gluten Free = GF Sugar Free = SF Vegetarian = V Vegan = V+ Less than 5 net carbs per serving = >5   THANKSGIVING Turkey … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Low Carb Recipes

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Pictured: Cheesy Round Crackers Please bookmark the following link to keep up on the latest Your Lighter Side Recipes! Your Lighter Side Cookbook   … [Read more...]

Thankfulness

I am totally, horrifically late posting your "I'm Thankful for" for Thanksgiving... On top of that, there were so many entries, I picked 70. There's no possible way I could fit them all into one post. And, yet, even though I'm late, I thought about … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Turkey Breasts

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Delicious stuffed turkey breast is perfect for grilling or oven baking. It was in roughly 2003 that we first tried our hand at smoking a turkey (we named him Tex). The mesquite coals, smoky and sumptuous, caressed the 12 pound bird as we waited in … [Read more...]

Turkey Taco Shells

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Beef taquitos? Chicken Doritos-type chips? Now turkey taco shells? Welcome to the future of your snacking, noshing, and all around food loving, o carnivores. With Thanksgiving coming down the pike, why not put your leftovers to good use after … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Fauxtatoes

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  Whipped and gorgeous. Source   Another product HoldTheCarbs.com offers is theirLC-Thick'n Potatoes Mix. Picking up where Thick'n'Thin left off when they stopped producing for private sale, this product, added to … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake

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There's nothing cooler than going directly from a midlife crisis into a cheesecake baking bender. Little else lifts the spirits like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven--especially in a cheesecake. … [Read more...]

Low Carb Turkey Pot Pie

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The bird's the word in the following days to Thanksgiving. Turkey soon leads to leftovers, but there's no need for them to be anything but savory and delectable. … [Read more...]

Cranberry Frozen Frappuccino

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You may be looking at a refrigerator filled with leftovers this morning from your Thanksgiving feast. Why not start with a new frappuccino to set the mood? Made with cranberry tea and topped with a dollop of cranberry sauce, this festive, … [Read more...]

Easy Turkey Gravy

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Gravy: condiment of Pilgrims everywhere This recipe was taught to me by my step-mother when I was a teenager. I was surprised how something so easy turned into a thick, bubbly, and delicious gravy--and I helped! … [Read more...]

Giblet Gravy

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You'll flip your giblets over this savory gravy. Turkeys are filled with parts that people don't always want to eat on a stick, but wouldn't mind seeing made into a thick and savory gravy. Why toss some of the giblets, when you can add them to … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Safe Turkey Preparation

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Talking turkey should always include a discussion regarding safety. While turkeys can't lash out (unless they are Ninja turkeys--and then you will only know after they have dispatched you forthwith), working with poultry has propensities towards … [Read more...]

Deep Fried Turkey

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Turkeys are fabulous birds. The veritable little black dress of the Thanksgiving scene, turkeys are practically perfect in every way. Frying a turkey will require a special piece of equipment called a turkey fryer (see below for more details), but … [Read more...]