All posts in Holiday Recipes

Strawberry Coconut Butter Hearts

By | February 7, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Jo at Nourishing Time. Jo is an attached mom to her smarty-pants son and a full-time student majoring in Public Health. She is fascinated with holistic healing and loves to read, cook, and watch Grey’s Anatomy in her spare time. She blogs at Nourishing Time about natural ways Read More

Lacto-fermented Sparkling Apple Cider

By | January 2, 2014

Photo Credit: NourishingSimplicity   By Katie Mae Stanley, Contributing Writter Nothing says the holidays like a glass of sparkling apple cider. It’s the favorite of kids and many adults for Thanksgiving, Christmas, weddings and toasting in the New Year.  You would not belive how easy it is to make your own sparkling apple cider that Read More

A Grain-Free Holiday Menu

By | December 16, 2013

    I love to cook.  I used to be really terrible at it, but then I discovered that all the processed foods my family was eating were making us sick.  I started cooking from scratch and I got pretty good at it.  Then I discovered that grains were making us sick, so I had Read More

Remembering our Loved Ones with Food {Sourdough Bread Pudding Recipe}

By | December 4, 2013

By Jeanne of O’Mamas, Contributing Writer. I remember so vividly the moment my grandmother (affectionally known as Pidge) gave me her mother’s recipe for bread pudding.  It was October, 2001.  I had broken up with a long-time boyfriend and just moved into a new apartment in Beverly Hills on Peck Drive.  As in Gregory Peck.  One Read More

10 Ways to Use Leftover Cranberry Sauce

By | November 25, 2013

By Robyn, Contributing Writer I love Thanksgiving.  There really isn’t anything better then spending the day with your family cooking and enjoying your favorite foods.  When we decided to switch to a whole food lifestyle eliminating processed foods I was quick to find a way to include all my holiday favorites in a new way.  Read More

It Isn’t All About the Presents: Teaching Kids to Help Out and Give Back During the Holidays

By | November 6, 2013

By Jeanne and Abby of O’Mamas, Contributing Writers The holidays can be hectic and overwhelming, filled with high hopes and even higher expectations. Now that we are officially six days into the holiday season (if you include Halloween in the season), we are doing our best to teach the kids that this time of year isn’t Read More

Almond and Coconut Flour Pie Crust

By | November 5, 2013

  With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, there’s bound to be pie in your life sometime soon!  Whether you’re hosting a holiday and have friends with dietary restrictions, or you yourself have food allergies, it’s always a good idea to have a few allergen-free tricks up your sleeve.  Try these recipes for almond and coconut Read More

Recipe Collection: Favorite Christmas Recipes

By | December 13, 2012

With less than two weeks until Christmas (!!), it’s time to think about something fun…the food! When I was a kid, I’d wake up on Christmas morning and we’d have something special and yummy for breakfast.  At that time it often meant canned, refrigerated cinnamon rolls or something equally quick…but still yummy. (By the way, Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: How to Handle Food Questions During the Holidays

By | November 26, 2012

Image by  Kevin Dooley via Compfight Many of us will be getting together with family and friends for the holidays over the next several weeks.  Food will be a centerpiece of those gatherings, in many cases. If your family chooses to eat differently than most, for whatever reason (preference, allergies, etc.), chances are that there Read More

Recipe Collection: Dairy-Free Fall & Thanksgiving Favorites

By | November 21, 2012

Image by the Urban Poser Dairy-Free for the Holidays Are you or someone in your family dairy-free?  Just recently, we met with our chiropractor and determined for the time being to avoid dairy for my youngest, and since he’s breastfeeding, that means I’m dairy-free too.  As a girl who loves real cream in her coffee, Read More

Recipe Collection: Best Thanksgiving Recipes

By | November 15, 2012

Image by tuchodi Next week is Thanksgiving — can you believe it?  Just one week away!  Sometimes I can barely believe it’s 2012 and the year’s almost over. We’re busy preparing our family for the holidays and I don’t have a new recipe for you this week.  Sorry. But I am going to tell you Read More

Stress Free Thanksgiving – Real Food Style

By | November 13, 2012

Image by cinderellasg Thanksgiving should be a time to reflect and give thanks.  A time to spend with family and friends and maybe catch up with family you haven’t seen in awhile. But if you’re the host of the Thanksgiving meal the event can end up being a stress one that you wish would end Read More


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