The holiday season is the time of year to open your heart and home to friends and family. When I think of holiday entertaining, three words come to mind: food, family and fun. With the focus on food, my approach to the holiday meal is to honor the eagerly anticipated traditional family foods that appear yearly. The key is to have fun and zest up your holiday by taking advantage of the bountiful seasonal ingredients and highlighting them in different ways. Of course, most importantly, you want to keep preparation time minimal to have more time toasting and hosting. With my Trim & Terrific approach to a holiday meal, you can enjoy the holiday meal without guilt. The typical menu features the turkey as center stage with stuffing, sweet potatoes, and desserts not far behind. When I am planning my holiday menu, my emphasis is on appetizer to dessert as I feel these trimmings give the holiday meal flair.
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Entertaining for the holidays is easy and approachable with these simple recipes. Food, family and fun depicts the holiday season in three simple words. If you are a busy person who has limited cooking time, you will enjoy all these Trim & Terrific recipes that are prepared from a healthier approach but without sacrificing all your traditional favorites