Thanksgiving Fun

Thanksgiving Fun


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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Thanksgiving

Preparing Apple Cranberry Dressing

When you learn that the average Thanksgiving dinner has over 2000 calories you may be tempted to skip it altogether. But before you resort to such drastic measures know that there are steps you can take and eating tips so that you can still look good and be healthy after the Thanksgiving dinner. Whether you […]

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Appealing Thanksgiving Recipes For Children

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When considering the menu for Thanksgiving dinner many cooks find that a number of dishes that will be on the table simply do not appeal to kids. While most kids will happily eat roast turkey and mashed potatoes (without garlic, sour cream or other add-ins) rolls and dessert there are many side dishes they just […]

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Thanksgiving Meal Made By Kids For Kids

Kid Cooking

Thanksgiving is the ultimate family holiday. We all picture our Thanksgiving table surrounded by family and friends. But what about before the actual meal? You may want to add some kid friendly items to your menu that the kids themselves can help prepare. As an added bonus you may find that finicky kid eaters may […]

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Desserts

Kid Thanksgiving Pie

Dessert-No one wants to miss dessert so try these simple desserts for your youngest guests. Gelatin molds-(this is also an easy way to get kids to eat some fruit!) 2-1/2 cups boiling water 1 pkg. (8-serving size) or 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) strawberry flavored Jell-O (you can use sugar free/low calorie)1 cup cold orange […]

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Entrees

Kid Friendly Pasta

Entree-While many kids will happily eat sliced roasted turkey, if you aren’t sure, these kid-friendly entrees can stand in. Keep in mind that kids prefer simple tastes to complicated recipes and may not care if the recipe seems traditional Thanksgiving. Easy Chicken or Turkey Primavera 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 1 cup sliced carrots2 Tbsp. […]

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Kid-Friendly Appetizers For Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is the ultimate family holiday. Everyone looks forward to gathering family and friends around their Thanksgiving table and enjoying the meal that signifies the bounty of the season. While most adults eagerly look forward to the Thanksgiving meal there sometimes isn’t enough to entice those finicky kid eaters to happily eat. So for the […]

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Kid Thanksgiving

The table looks perfect festooned with all sorts of beautiful Thanksgiving table decorations, china and silver. A lovely cornucopia sits proudly as the centerpiece of the table surrounded by just the right amount of candles. The buffet table is almost groaning with all sorts of Thanksgiving delights. Your family and friends fill their plates and […]

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Festive Thanksgiving Dishes For Young Helpers

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As you plan your Thanksgiving meal and begin the actual preparation of menu planning, shopping and cooking you may want to involve your children or any of your younger guests in actually helping cook the meal. Before you envision a kitchen of happy young chefs smoothly preparing your gourmet Thanksgiving meal there are a few […]

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A Sweet Turkey

Chocolate Caramel

For an edible craft treat try making this fun looking turkey! Be advised though that while this craft is rated as easy, parental supervision is still needed. Also, as in all recipes, results can vary depending on humidity and other conditions. You will need: Microwave Bag of candy corn (for beak and eyes) Bag of […]

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