A look at this month’s Eat Well, Spend Less series on Thanksgiving food and entertaining.Keep the focus on family and being thankful this week.
Holiday meals and entertaining can be expensive, and when you’re supposed to be giving thanks for all that you have, the last thing you should be worrying and fretting over is the cost of sharing a meal with your loved ones. Here are a few helpful tips to consider in the next few days to keep the food on your table wholesome, amazing and budget-friendly and to stay thankful for the things that are important this Thanksgiving.
Tammy covers the basics of what can be done ahead of time and saved to keep the stress off on Thanksgiving Day. Her tips can keep you level-headed on Turkey Day.
If you or a loved one have an allergy, don’t fret. Mandi has your favorite Thanksgiving dishes in allergy-friendly form, as well as do-ahead tips.
Thanksgiving dessert can be spendy, but if you plan to bake from scratch and use seasonal produce, you’ll end up with a dessert that wows mouths, not wallets.
Katie takes a look at the organic versus processed debate and oftentimes battle that can happen when different members of the family feel differently about the food you eat. Do you push the envelope and make holiday meals a political statement, or do you accept differences and just show up to eat?
Especially helpful if you intend to snag a turkey special immediately after Thanksgiving, Aimee will show you how to stretch just one turkey into four separate and completely different meals.
Where there is a giant turkey, there will usually be leftovers. Katie looks at the multitude of uses for the leftovers and how you can make sure you’re putting every last bit of it to good use.
Jessica shows us how to prioritize our Thanksgiving dinner so that we’re allocating funds to the things that are most important. Her tips are wise and reflective of the season.
Carrie has your table settings covered, from napkins to decorations, she’ll help your table feel like a true Thanksgiving celebration without breaking the bank.
Amy’s turkey leftover meals will make sure you don’t get bored eating leftover turkey for the week following Thanksgiving.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! Thank you so much for being here and sharing this space with me. I am truly thankful for you.