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Healthy Holiday Eats and Sweets Carnival
Posted By Stephanie @ Keeper of the Home On December 7, 2009 @ 7:47 pm In Holidays,Recipes | 22 Comments
It's time to share all of our favorite, tried-and-true recipes! You know, the ones that you can't really imagine not having at your holiday table and that just taste like Christmas to you. Traditions are such an important part of how we celebrate holidays, and traditions involve all of the senses- including our smell and taste. Establishing food traditions, alongside our other relationally and spiritually significant traditions, helps to ingrain both the special times spent with loved ones as well as the rich meaning of those holidays deeper into our hearts and minds.
So what's unique about this collection of holiday recipes? They're made with real, whole, nourishing foods. They nourish the body as well as the soul. The allow us to keep a focus on good nutrition, without compromising on ingredients we wouldn't normally eat, while still enjoying the extra-special feast foods that set holiday meals and gatherings apart from everyday life.
1) Post your whole foods holiday recipe (ie. real fats like butter, coconut oil, tallow or olive oil, wholesome sweeteners, whole grains, fresh fruits and veggies, etc.) on your blog. Recipes can be absolutely ANYTHING that you like to eat or drink during the holiday season: cookies, vegetables side dishes, how to cook the perfect turkey, homemade food gifts, breakfast favorites, beverages, etc. They don't have to be new either, but it's perfectly fine to pull up your previously posted recipes that fit the bill.
2) Leave a comment below with a link to the recipe that you'd like to share (and yes, you can leave multiple recipes!) and the name of the recipe. I will go through the comments throughout the day and will add your recipe link to the carnival page. I will be adding each of the links manually (so note that it might be a couple hours before your link is added to the carnival), to ensure that there are no problems with Mr. Linky, as well as to give each blogger a legitimate link that contributes to their google ranking.
3) Please make sure that you link back to the Healthy Holiday Eats and Sweet Carnival (this post) in each of the recipe posts that you are contributing.
4) If you don't have a blog, please share your recipes or recipe links in the comments section! We'd love to hear from everyone!
Savory Snacks and Appies
Christmas Dinner- Main and Side Dishes
Homemade Edible Gifts
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2009/11/upcoming-healthy-holidays-eats-and-sweets-carnival.html/healthy-holiday-eats-and-sweet-carnival
 Incredibly Yummy Homemade Egg Nog: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2009/12/healthy-holiday-recipes-incredibly-yummy-homemade-egg-nog.html
 Hot Buttered Cranberry Apple Cider : http://amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com/2009/12/christmas-cranberry-recipes-christmas.html
 Sparkling Pomegranate Drink: http://www.halleethehomemaker.com/2009/11/sparkling-pomegranate-drink/
 Spiced Kombucha: http://megdickey.wordpress.com/2009/12/08/spiced-kombucha/
 Janet's Cheesecake: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2008/12/guiltfree-christmas-snacking.html
 Rich Carob Balls and "Sugar" Cookies: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2007/12/healthy-christmas-cookies-perfect-for-those-with-allergies-too.html
 Scrumptious Gingerbread Cake: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2008/12/scrumptious-gingerbread-cake-.html
 Praline Pumpkin Pie : http://healthynhappyhome.wordpress.com/2009/12/07/praline-pumpkin-pie/
 Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies: http://whatscooking4us.blogspot.com/2009/04/healthy-chocolate-chip-cookies.html
 Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies: http://creative2xmom.blogspot.com/2009/12/whole-foods-holiday-ideas.html
 Sugar Free Peppermint Bark: http://www.organicthrifty.com/2008/12/15/holiday-junkfood-makeover-sugar-free-peppermint-bark/
 Almond Date Hearts: http://www.organicthrifty.com/2009/02/14/super-easy-valentines-treats-almond-date-hearts/
 Marvelous Maple Muffins: http://www.halleethehomemaker.com/2009/12/marvelous-maple-muffins/
 Sugar Free Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fruit Dip: http://lifeincincinnati.com/?p=1264
 Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread: http://modernalternativemama.blogspot.com/2009/12/gluten-free-pumpkin-bread-and-surprise.html
 Dairy Free Ice Cream: http://modernalternativemama.blogspot.com/2009/10/dairy-free-ice-cream.html
 Honey-Sweetened Apple Pie with Spelt Crust: http://www.nourishingdays.com/?p=2458
 Coconut Flour Orange Cake with Coconut Oil Frosting (GFCF): http://www.nourishingdays.com/?p=707
 100% Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2009/12/08/healthy-holiday-desserts-100-whole-wheat-chocolate-chip-cookies/
 Gluten-Free Friendship Bars: http://jlaforte.livejournal.com/37944.html
 Healthy Pumpkin Pie: http://www.passionatehomemaking.com/2008/12/healthy-pumpkin-pie.html
 Cinnamon Oranges: http://joycomesfromwithin.blogspot.com/2009/12/whats-cookin.html
 Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins : http://heavenlyhomesteading.wordpress.com/2009/11/28/chocolate-chocolate-chip-muffins/
 Healthy Pumpkin Muffins: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2009/10/13/recipe-conection-one-bowl-pumpkin-breadmuffins/
 Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Dip: http://inspiredhomemaking.com/?p=2379
 German Pancake: http://whatscooking4us.blogspot.com/2007/11/german-pancake.html
 Breakfast Bread: http://nalaville.blogspot.com/2009/12/healthy-holiday-eats-and-sweets.html
 Blender Gingerbread Pancakes: http://www.passionatehomemaking.com/2008/11/blender-gingerbread-pancakes.html
 Chunky Butternut Squash Soup: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2007/12/menu-plan-mon-3.html
 Gluten-Free Ravioli : http://www.organicthrifty.com/2009/01/06/gluten-free-ravioli/
 White Bean and Ham Soup: http://inspiredhomemaking.com/?p=2374
 Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce and Gravy (gluten/casein free): http://modernalternativemama.blogspot.com/2009/11/thanksgiving-recipes.html
 Baked or Mashed Sweet Potatoes: http://ssmast.blogspot.com/2009/12/healthy-holiday-eats-and-sweets.html
 Roasted Butternut Squash and Garlic Lasagna: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Roasted-Butternut-Squash-and-Garlic-Lasagna/Detail.aspx
 Got Thyme On Your Hands?: http://whatscooking4us.blogspot.com/2009/11/got-thyme-on-your-hands.html
 Easy Apple Sauce/Butter: http://whatscooking4us.blogspot.com/2009/11/easy-apple-saucebutter.html
 Healthy Homemade Fudge: http://www.passionatehomemaking.com/2009/12/healthy-homemade-fudge-a-great-gift.html
 Healthy Homemade Peanut Brittle: http://www.passionatehomemaking.com/2009/12/healthy-homemade-peanut-brittle-a-great-gift-treat.html
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