holiday recipes

We make it our mission to inspire you to eat beautifully, organically and deliciously. And the holidays are one of our favorite stomping grounds. From grandma’s recipes that have survived generations to a more conscious approach to otherwise overindulgent fare, we’ve been flooding you with holiday recipes, because, let’s face it, you can’t beat the comfort of a traditional, seasonal spread. Here is the official roundup of our holiday recipes. We hope that your family and friends enjoy them as much as ours have. 

Salads

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A simple step by step procedure to make a special organic winter salad for your family.

Roasted Organic Golden and Red Beet Salad with Fresh Herb Goat Cheese

Rosted Organic Golden And Red Beets With Goat Chesse

This is truly an impressive dish and fairly easy to do with a little preparation.

Organic Mache Salad with Fuyu Persimmons, Pomegranate Seeds and Candied Spiced Nuts

Winter Warming Soups

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Sage

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Everyone loves a bowl of butternut squash soup, and it’s perfect accompaniment is surely sage. 

Organic Broccolini & Spinach Soup

Organic Broccolini & Spinach Soup

Broccolini is a hybrid of broccoli and Chinese kale. The result is a tender, slightly sweet vegetable with edible stems and florets. It’s tenderness makes for this delectable soup. 

French Onion Soup

Want to make the best ever French Onion Soup? Try this recipe!

Creamy (Cream-Free) Potato Leek Bisque

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A low-fat, low-calorie, totally creamy potato leek soup that’ll stick to your ribs without collecting around your waist.

Autumn Lentil & Pumpkin (or Sweet Potato) Stew with Cilantro Oil

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This all-vegetarian stew recipe is full of plant protein, fiber, antioxidants and ample fall spices. Don’t be intimidated by the cilantro oil—once you make this stunning green condiment, you’ll be looking for other recipes to use it in.

Main Dishes

Mom’s Best Duck Recipe Ever: Roast Organic Duck Served with an Orange Cointreau Sauce

What a feast! A recipe for roast duckling with a cointreau sauce and vegetable stuffing.

Osso Buco Served with Wild Mushroom Risotto

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Make wild mushroom and black truffle risotto while osso bucco cooks for a memorable plate of winter flavors. 

The Perfect Smoked Turkey Sans a Smoker!

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If you’ve got a barbecue, you can create the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. How to brine and smoke your bird to perfection, using all natural methods.

Organic Beef Stew a la Bourguignon

I love this because it is an easy do-ahead recipe that I start the day before I serve it. I then cook it, sometimes all day, on a low temperature the day I serve it.

Wild Mushroom, Winter Root, Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie just got a winter OA makeover that you will surely love. 

Oven Braised Organic Brisket With A Red Wine Wild Mushroom Cranberry Sauce

With just four ingredients, this is one of the easiest brisket recipes you’ll ever make. 

Organic Vanilla Cured Pork Loin With Roasted Turnips In a Maple Vanilla Sauce

This is an easy crowd pleaser with aromatic vanilla flavor to make your whole home smell delicious. 

Grammy’s Wild Game Wrapped in Bacon

This is Grandmothet’s traditional wild game recipe that can be used on any type of wild or organic poultry. Slow roasting these wild birds wrapped in bacon enhances the flavor of the meat while rendering it extremely moist and tender.

Braised Organic Lamb Shanks with Wild Mushrooms served on Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Lamb Shanks

Make the best braised lamb shanks with simple ingredients atop heavenly mashed potatoes using buttery gold potatoes, cream, butter, milk, salt, pepper and roasted garlic cloves.

Easy Fresh Herb Organic Turkey With Fresh Herb Gravy

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This is a simple, yet delicious turkey. If you are short on time and want an easy turkey recipe, this is or you!

Vegetarian & Veggie Side Dishes

Wild Mushroom and Black Truffle Organic Risotto

Wild Mushroom and Black Truffle Organic Risotto

Homemade stock, delicious wild mushrooms and real parmesan cheese set this risotto in a class of its own. Try this recipe!

Organic Persimmon Salsa

This salsa is great as an appetizer served atop a smoked fish like trout or salmon atop flat bread crackers with a dab of creme fraiche. You can also use this to garnish grilled fish, or chicken.

Winter Roasted Organic Veggies

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This healthy and flavorful recipe is easy to make! Use all the fresh organic winter vegetables you can find.

Grandma Pearl’s Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Forget the can-shaped jelly roll and cook up grandmother’s easy recipe for a chunky, crunchy sweet cranberry sauce.

Brussels Sprouts With Shitake Mushrooms And Crispy Shallots

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Finally, a Brussel Sprouts recipe that everyone will love.

Easy Garlicky Beet Greens

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Beet greens done just right…

Roasted Garlic Organic Potato and Celery Root Puree

Roasted Garlic Organic Potato and Celery Root Puree

These potatoes just got dressed up with celery root, and the result is outstanding. 

Organic Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

We think this is the best version of this extremely popular dish.  

Organic Butternut Squash Casserole

This is a great accompaniment to any entrée such as chicken or fish and is a snap to make.

Hanukkah Latkes 101

Hanukkah latkes are a traditional Jewish food

Latkes are a traditional Jewish potato pancake served during Hanukkah to commemorate the miracle of oil that sustained the second temple of Israel during the Maccabean Revolt.

Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Green Bean Casserole

Lose the Campbell’s canned soup, and use this recipe to make a more organic, healthy and tasty version of the classic Green Bean Casserole.

Easy Rustic Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Rustic Roasted Cauliflower

This is such an easy and delicious dish to prepare. All you need are three ingredients. Even vegetable skeptics love this recipe because roasting brings out the sweetness of the vegetable, which makes it really delicious.

Desserts

Poached Organic Christmas Pears in Port Wine Sauce

Poached Organic Pears in Port Wine Sauce

Try this festive dish made with perfectly poached organic christmas pears in port wine sauce. When cooking with wine, make sure you use a good quality wine that you enjoy drinking.

Not Your Gramma’s Fruitcake: Gluten-Free and Fabulous

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This holiday recipe is not your Gramma’s fruitcake. It’s gluten-free, using ground almonds in place of flour, and is packed silly with dried fruits, nuts and holiday spice. Get baking!


All-Natural Holiday Pecan Pie Recipe

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Indulge in a homemade pecan pie this season that’s easy as… well, pie. Just mix, pour, and bake with this no-hassle recipe for bourbon-spiked pecan pie. It’s all-natural for a delicious–and wholesome–holiday dessert. Enjoy!

5-Ingredient Cranberry Pear Pie Recipe

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Just five ingredients are all it takes to create this beautifully festive holiday dessert: Cranberry Pear Pie. Enjoy with regular or non-dairy whipped cream, a sifter of brandy, and fine holiday company.

An Olive Oil Pie Crust to Dessert For

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This holiday season, treat your guests to a flaky, savory pie crust that’s made with olive oil—no butter required at all. This incredible vegan recipe has been a staple recipe in my kitchen for years, and it will transform your holiday desserts forever. Promise.

Raw Cocoa Coconut Fudge Recipe

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Delicious, healthy dessert recipe with only four ingredients. This recipe can be made in about 10 minutes flat!

Baked Organic Apples Stuffed with Winter Fruit Compote

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Looking for a different apple recipe that is quick and easy to prepare? Try this.

Organic Cranberry Tea Spice Cake

We love tea. We love cake. We love cranberries. And we certainly love them all bundled up together in this recipe!

Pomegranate Poached Pears

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A festive and healthy alternative to pie or ice cream! Simmer pears in pomegranate juice and dessert wine in this warm, sweet, gorgeous and healthy recipe.

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