Roasted Vegetables with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Romanesco and regular cauliflower, sweet potatoes, and brussel sprouts are roasted together for a colorful holiday side dish that serves 12. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the vegetables and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds just before serving.

veg roasted pomegranate vinaigrette

Servings: 12


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Roasted Chicken Breasts with Carrots and Onions

Chicken breasts are roasted with carrots, prunes, and onions for a sweet and savory main course. This quick recipe can be ready in 45 minutes, giving you ample time to prepare the rest of your Rosh Hashanah holiday dinner.

Peel carrots with a vegetable peeler; trim ends. Use a sharp knife to halve carrots lengthwise. Cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch chunks.

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Pomegranate Honey Coolers

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with this easy white wine-based cocktail, which is made with two ingredients traditionally served on the Jewish New Year. It has a healthy dose of pomegranate juice — which comes from the many seeds that represent a fruitful year — and a taste of honey, a symbol of the wish for sweetness in the days to come.

Pomegranate honey coolers

Servings: 6


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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

I know. I know. Chocolate AND zucchini…TOGETHER?? Well, Yes. You are just gonna have to trust us. This recipe is delicious. But if I was serving them to the kiddies I wouldn’t mention the “z” word.

And an added bonus – The only fat in these muffins are from yogurt and eggs, so enjoy with abandon for breakfast or a snack!

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Makes 24 small muffins


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BBQ Chicken & Macaroni Salad

This tangy dish is a great variation on the tried and true macaroni salads we love and enjoy all summer long. The great kick here is you can serve it warm on the side with dinner or cold in your lunch pack. Great either way!

salad barbecue chicken

Makes about 8 cups; serves 8 to 10 as a side dish

Brining: Chicken has a tendency to get dry and tough, especially when served cold in a salad like this. That’s why you should give these boneless, skinless chicken breasts a quick brine before cooking — this ensures moist and tender shreds of chicken even after some time in the fridge. Even a quick half-hour brine makes a big difference, but don’t brine it for more than two hours or else the salt breaks down the muscle fibers too much.


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Make Your Own Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups

Yogurt cups are a favorite among kids and adults.  They are super convenient, a great grab and go snack.  Yummy!  With just some inexpensive reusable containers, such as half-pint jars or tupperware, you can make your favorite flavors with fresh seasonal fruits and nuts.

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