Some Thanksgiving Ideas. . .

“I know I’m sure looking forward to some play time this weekend. . . ball, anyone?”

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! (And Happy Weekend to everyone else!) 😀

Even if you’re not in Canada, you can still join in the festive spirit this weekend!  We’re going to have enviable weather (21C/70F and sunny on Sunday) and I’m determined to set the work aside for at least an afternoon and spend it with the HH and the Girls.  (“Yes, Mum, some time at the trail would be much appreciated.”)

The HH and I will be spending the holiday here at home rather than in Montrreal with my family, so it will be a fairly low key affair.  I do have something special planned for our dinner, though, which I will share after the weekend (and once I know the recipe works!).

In the meantime, here’s a roundup of some of my favorite holiday-worthy dishes.  And don’t forget there are more recipes in my Anti-Candida Feast and Desserts without Compromise Ebooks.

Hope you all have a wonderful time with family, friends, and loved ones this weekend!

Appetizers/Hors D’Oeuvres:

Soup/Salad/Side Dishes:

Main Course:



Looking for even MORE Thanksgiving recipes? Here’s my mega-roundup of 75+ Healthy, Whole Foods, Vegan, Gluten-Free recipes.

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  1. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! I hope the girls enjoy some trail time and extra treats. BTW, I didn’t see any “girl-biscuits” on your mouth-watering list of Thanksgiving foods. 🙂

  2. Happy Thanksgiving to you & HH! What a great index of recipes! We’re probably doing “between” Thanksgiving end of October, and I’m sure some of these recipes will be on our list! I’m hungry already!

  3. Happy Thanksgiving, Ricki! I hope you do take some time off to relax and enjoy yourself this weekend–you deserve it 🙂


  4. Happy Thanksgiving, Ricki! 21C? That is indeed enviable weather – enjoy!

  5. happy thanksgiving – hope you eat well and enjoy the festivities

    always enjoy being reminded of some of the gems in your blog

  6. I will have:
    potato bruschetta, spinach salad, nutroast and gravy, butterscotch pie, and upside down apple pancakes please. 😉

  7. happy thanksgiving to you, Ricki! i hope you and HH enjoy the weekend! i can’t wait to see what you’ve cooked up! thanks for putting together some of your favorites – i still need to make your curried pumpkin hummus, warm chickpea & artichoke salad, tofu quiche and the infamous butterscotch blondies! oh yeah – and Chaser is just too adorable!

  8. So many delicious options… Makes me wish it was Thanksgiving over here now, too! Happy Thanksgiving, Ricki! 🙂

  9. Happy Thanksgiving! Aww, cutie patootie! Look at those ears! Can I bite one? Very gently, it won’t hurt! 😀

    Doesn’t the coconut cream look so smooth and glossy after it’s dried a little? I’m going to try to frost some petits fours with it. It should be good! 🙂


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