Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash

We spent Christmas in Minnesota with my dad.  He watches what he eats and refuses to eat white foods for the most part.  We’d planned to roast a turkey and I wanted a new vegetable side dish since we were skipping mashed potatoes.  When I ran across the recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash on a blog I was intrigued.  I showed it to my P.S. and he said “Make it!”  It was a done deal. Continue reading

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Cranberry Jalapeno Cheeseball

Cranberry Jalapeno Cheeseball

Cranberry Jalapeno Cheeseball

My P.S. wanted us to try a new cheeseball recipe during the holidays.  I was so happy to finally return to my Mom’s Cheeseball Recipe since Kraft now makes Roka Blue in jars again.  I didn’t want to change recipes yet!  I thought it over and decided I could use the same recipe and add stuff.  Maybe some herbs or vegetables?  I thought about it for a few days then I struck gold. Continue reading

Turkey Lasagna {Thanksgiving Leftovers}

Turkey Lasagna

Turkey Lasagna

How about using leftover Thanksgiving turkey between layers of lasagna noodles?  And we’ll still have the usual cheese laden layers of ricotta and plenty of mozzarella!  It’s lasagna, even though we’re using stuffing and sweet potatoes and cranberries with the turkey.  And of course cheese must happen! Continue reading