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FREE Thanksgiving Cooking Mini-Lesson

on November 22 | in Real Food | by | with 6 Comments

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Confession: When I graduated from college, I couldn’t find a job. Given the lack of options at hand, I boldly went where far too many graduates have gone before. I took a job as a beverage cart girl at Cowboy’s Golf Course. Yeah…Hey, I can hear you snickering! Moving on! So there I was, the day before Thanksgiving, driving my beverage cart up to the next hole when a pack of turkeys bolted across tee box number four, gobbly gobbeling at the top of their lungs. True story.

I checked the news to see if the pack might have been escapees from an overturned turkey truck somewhere, but no. They were real, wild turkeys. The next day I gathered around the family table. Unfortunately, my turkey encounter was the highlight of the meal. At least, it certainly wasn’t the food. My mom made “healthy” versions of our fave dishes, including pecan pie with stevia . . . blech! **We defined healthy differently back then***

Where was I? Right. Health. Now, I am all for healthy food, but there are some things that just shouldn’t be messed with. Like pie. And green bean casserole, stuffing, candied yams, cranberry sauce and gravy. Or should they?

Happy Healthy Holidays

Jenny at Nourished Kitchen has created a holiday cooking course featuring our favorite recipes real food style. And she’s giving away a FREE Mini-Lesson to prepare you for Thanksgiving! No refined flours, sweeteners, or oils. Just whole, nourishing ingredients. Unlike the stevia pie debacle, these recipes will undoubtedly melt in your mouth. Jenny is my FAVORITE real food blogger for one reason: Her recipes never fail me. Like, um, never. If she says I make healthy sugar cookies (class #3) that will delight my little ones, I know I can.

Recreating Our Traditions

When Katie grows up and moves away I want to give her a recipe book filled with photos and handwritten memories: The carrot cake we made for her first birthday, her favorite rye crackers, fig canapes and more. Wherever she goes, she will be able to recreate a little bit of home. Unfortunately, most of the recipes from my childhood are full of JUNK.

Until now I’ve been able to eat the junk and leave it off her plate. But she’s old  enough to notice now and it’s time to make a change. Tis’ the season for sugar cookies, pumpkin pies, and buttermilk gingerbread. We’ll doing the whole nine yards with Jenny’s help.

The full course includes more than 50 menus and more than 175 holiday recipes, plus shopping tips and video tutorials. You can pay to get the whole course (10 classes for $89). Use coupon code NK20 for 20% off

~OR~

Sign up for individual classes at just $15 each.

Registration ends November 30, so go check out the classes and see what churns your butter.

Disclosure: I am an affiliate of Nourished Kitchen. Jenny is my favorite food blogger, but even though I send her fan mail I still have to pay for my classes ; – )

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6 Responses to FREE Thanksgiving Cooking Mini-Lesson

  1. margo says:

    Hey it’s me the computer illiterate again.
    I don’t know how to sign up for the RSS feed.
    I thought I did it twice but it doesn’t seem to be happening.
    Not sure what I am doing wrong. HELP!

    thanks

    • Heather says:

      Hmmm . . . maybe there’s a problem on the technical side of things. Will do me a favor? Right under the About Me section in the sidebar there is a subscribe box. Enter your email address and click to confirm when you receive a confirmation email. If you don’t get a new post notification tomorrow let me know and I’ll have someone look into it.

  2. Vanessa says:

    Got my free cooking lesson! Thank you for posting this :)

  3. margo says:

    It may be working now. I got yesterdays post @ 5:23 pm BUT haven’t gotten today’s post yet. Maybe it’s a little slow.

    thanks

  4. Abby says:

    Hey! .! Happy Thanksgiving!. !! :) :) :)
    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and each yr I like to get into the mood-extend the holiday, as it were-by reading “Thanksgiving novels.” Not surprisingly, most of these stories are mostly about friends and family, about coming together to heal old hurts and getting thanks for the gift of love. . .. –
    Do You Think You’re Far better Off These days Than You Were 9 Years Ago?

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