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Vibrant Holiday Cooking

Menu and ingredients to buy 

Click on the links to watch the videos and download recipes

(you can print them out and put together as a recipe book)


Turkey (preferably organic)

2 carrots, 2 parsnips, 2 granny smith apples, fennel root (optional), spices - black pepper and Italian seasoning is the most simple option, you can add sage, tyme, lemon zest and chili pepper

Turkey Part 1 video

Turkey Part 2 video

Turkey Recipe

Black Bean Stew with Thanksgiving Flavor

(main Thanksgiving dish for vegetarians)

2 carrots, 2 parsnips, fennel root (optional), spices - red chili pepper, cumin, kelp, , sage, thyme, lemon, dry krlp, any fresh herb, bell pepper and olive oil


Black bean stew video 

Black bean stew recipe

Gravy from Celery Root

One celery root, one big or two small onions, one can organic coconut milk, juice from roasted turkey or organic chicken broth, black pepper

Gravy from celery root video

Gravy from celery root recipe

Quinoa Stuffing

2 cups of quinoa (soak overnight), onion, small box of crimini mushrooms, one carrot, hot pepper (optional)

Quinoa stuffing video

Quinoa stuffing recipe

Mushed sweet potato

2 lbs small sweet potatoes or yams preferably organic, butter, ginger root, lemon

Optional - a bunch of swiss chard

Mushed sweet potato video

Mushed sweet potato recipe

Crunchy green beans

Green beans, one carrot, lemon, olive oil, sesame seeds optional 

Crunchy green beans video

Crunchy green beans recipe

Savory crunchy salad

Organic mixed baby greens, cucumber, red or green bell pepper, tomato, olives or marinated artichoke, olive oil

Savory crunchy salad video

Savory crunchy salad recipe

Sweet harvest salad

Organic mixed baby greens, pear, dried cranberries, roasted pecans, coat cheese, balsamic vinegar, olive oil

Sweet Harvest Salad video

Sweet harvest salad recipe

Cranberry Sauce

Fresh cranberries, pear, orange, fresh ginger, honey

Cranberry sauce video

Cranberry sauce recipe

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