Thanksgiving - Pregnancy


Baby Celebrations

The Thanksgiving story

We’ve all been there, your kid comes to you and asks “Mom why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?” “When did it start?” “What’s the Thanksgiving story?” Unfortunately, most of us can only answer with it’s a day to give thanks that started with a dinner between the Pilgrims and Native Americans and we don’t really remember […]

Thanksgiving Food Art

Thanksgiving food art

Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to have fun with your food, especially thoses delicious, sweet Thanksgiving treats. Here are a few ideas for some great works of Thanksgiving Food Art. Click on an image to zoom in and begin a slideshow. All of the following images are taken from our Thanksgiving Food Pinterest board.  

Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey Chilaquiles

PREP TIME 10 min COOK TIME 25 min Ingredients 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 ½ cups of chopped red onions 1 (4 ounce) can of diced green chiles 1 (10 ounce) can of diced tomatoes and green chiles 3 cups of leftover cooked turkey, shredded 1 (16 ounce) jar of chunky salsa Salt and […]

Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey soup

PREP TIME 30 min COOK TIME 2 hours Ingredients 2 quarts of chicken broth 1 turkey carcass with all of the meat removed 1 onion (halved) plus 1 onion minced 1 carrot (halved lengthwise), plus 1 carrot minced 1 whole stalk of celery, plus 1 minced stalk of celery 2 bay leaves 3 cups of […]

Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey, brie and apple sandwiches

PREP TIME 8 min COOK TIME 5 min Ingredients 8 slices of bread (about ½ inch thick) 5 to 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter ¼ cup of store-bought apple butter 1 pound of turkey ½ pound of brie cheese, thickly sliced 1 bunch of arugula with the stems trimmed Directions 1. Spread 4 slices of […]

Thanksgiving leftovers

Extra-veggie frittata

PREP TIME 15 min COOK TIME 15 min Ingredients 8 eggs 1 cup of milk Chopped parsley Salt Pepper ½ cup of stuffing bread cubes 2 cups of leftover cooked vegetables (broccoli or cauliflower) 2 tablespoons of olive oil Grated cheddar cheese Directions 1. Beat the eggs, milk, parsley, salt and pepper together. 2. Add […]

thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey bolognese

PREP TIME 20 min COOK TIME 30 min Ingredients ¼ cup of extra-virgin olive oil 1 chopped onion 4 minced garlic cloves 1 peeled and finely chopped carrot 1 finely chopped celery stalk 1 pound of shredded cooked turkey 3  cups of marinara sauce ¼ cup of chopped, fresh basil leaves Salt and ground black […]

Baby Celebrations

Thanksgiving leftovers

  Thanksgiving has come and gone, yet you still have piles of leftovers in the fridge and you just don’t know what to do with them. Eating leftovers is risky business if you’re pregnant, but that doesn’t mean your only option is to throw your leftovers out. There are plenty of recipes that allow you […]

Thanksgiving Desserts

Candy corn marshmallows

This recipe is perfect for the kids and the child in all of us! COOK TIME 20 min Ingredients 12 large marshmallows 12 pieces of candy corn 2-4 ounces of yellow candy melts 2-4 ounces of orange candy melts Wax paper Directions 1. Arrange the marshmallows on a piece of wax paper. 2. Microwave the […]

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