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Spiced Apple Cranberry Kombucha Sangria - Tasty Yummies. Though I tend to do very little imbibing these days, I do enjoy it now and again for special occasions. With the official start of the holidays upon us, I was on a mission to come up with a drink that could become the cocktail of the season. I have been working feverishly on the plans and the menu for our Thanksgiving feast this year and this seasonal appropriate libation will be perfect for our Friendsgiving get-together.

Sangria is the perfect cocktail for entertaining, so really it’d be great for any celebration. You can make a large batch a day ahead of time, let all of the flavors infuse with one another and as guests arrive, serve chilled with some fresh bubbles on top. I personally love the flavor and the fizziness of kombucha and I love that it contains healthy bacteria, good for our guts. So yeah maybe it’s a little detox/retox situation when you combine kombucha with alcohol, but whatever, it’s too good together to be ignored. [print_this] Spiced Apple Cranberry Kombucha Sangria. Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast | Recipes. Ingredients 1 (450g) bone-in turkey breast, halved, skin removed 2 tbsp olive oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp chopped fresh sage leaves, or 1 tsp dried 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves, or 1 tsp dried 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves, or 1 tsp dried 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper Print recipe Method Preheat the oven to 190°C / 375°F.

Rinse the turkey breast and pat dry. Transfer to a roasting pan and roast until the juices run clear when pierced with fork and a thermometer inserted into thickest part of turkey registers 170°F, 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Let rest, covered with foil, for 10 minutes before carving. Rule the Kitchen with More Recipe Faves More Recipes You Might Like 3 Reasons to Register Enter FREE competitions Join our FOOD COMMUNITY SAVE your fave recipes.

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Sides and salad. Brunch. Holiday Cocktails. Vegan holiday. My Favorite Fresh-Herb Rolls. Years ago these rolls were the signature bread at a wonderful organic restaurant and farm near our home. Through the years the restaurant has progressed adding a professional bakery on site, which produces mainly artisan breads. I don't think they offer the herb rolls anymore, but these remain my family's absolute, all-time favorite recipe for dinner rolls. The whole wheat flour and oat bran give them a wonderful depth of flavor, while the white flour keeps them light and tender.

Summer Jo’s Herb RollsAs shared from the kitchen of Once Upon a PlateFriendly warning---This recipe makes a restaurant-size quantity (4 dozen rolls!) I always half the recipe, and there are still plenty to freeze. (I freeze after baking and cooling ~ wrap them airtight. . ) * If oat bran is difficult for you to find, you can just whir some old-fashioned rolled oats in a blender or food processor (until slightly chopped, leaving some texture. I hope you enjoy!


Dessert. Low-Fat Recipe of the Week. Spiced Cranberry-Pear Cider Serves 8 This winter warmer offers a tart alternative to hot apple cider. Crushing fresh ginger slices helps release the root's spicy-sweet flavor. Floating cubes of diced pear add a festive touch. 1 lb. fresh or frozen cranberries 4 1/4-inch-thick slices ginger, crushed 1 3-inch-long cinnamon stick 2 cups pear juice or cider 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbs. sugar 1/2 vanilla bean, split 1 large pear, peeled, cored, and cut into small dice (1 1/4 cups), optional click here for preparation instructions » Gluten-Free Recipe of the Week Move over milk, dairy, and eggs. Vegetarian Recipe of the Week Get weekly inspiration for meat-free eating with recommendations delivered straight to your inbox. sign up » My Vegetarian Times With a new theme each week, our Food Editor Mary Margaret Chappell will inspire you to eat healthier, live greener, and be happier. sign up » Dairy-Free & Vegan Recipe of the Week Move over milk, dairy, and eggs.


SPARKLING CRANBERRIES. I have a thing for this time of year – starting this week and sweeping all the way through to the end of December. All of its sparkly, wondrous, glittering, cozy magic. If I had my druthers, I would lay for hours beneath a Christmas tree, inhaling its piney aroma, listening to old Christmas records, and sipping champagne (or tea, or mulled cider.) Having these little moments to myself takes the edge off the craziness of this time of year, and I guard them fiercely. My goal this December, as every year, is to not let the frustrating parts of the month get the better of the best parts of the month. It takes a little dedication to do that. Keeping afloat and keeping calm doesn’t just happen by itself. So I grab on to little things that remind me throughout the day. And these sparkling cranberries are everything that is good and wonderful about this time of year.

SPARKLING CRANBERRIES adapted from 101 Cookbooks In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cardamom with two cups water.