Thursday, November 12, 2009

Thanksgiving Fall Dishes

I am going to take a break from gardening for a few weeks to play along with Simply Sugar and Gluten Free for her Holiday Food Fest.


Her host Tasty Eats at Home is featuring Thanksgiving and Fall Dishes and I thought it was a perfect way to plan my Thanksgiving menu this year:

Thanksgiving Menu

Herb Roasted Turkey
Apple Cranberry Pecan Dressing
Mashed Potatoes
Cauliflower
Green Bean Casserole
Cranberry sauce
Honey Molasses Dinner Rolls

Servings: 12

Nutrition
Serving size: 1/12 of a menu.
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from menu items.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1890.65
Calories From Fat (33%) 618.44
% Daily Value
Total Fat 69.7g 107%
Saturated Fat 29.39g 147%
Cholesterol 462.48mg 154%
Sodium 1261.76mg 53%
Potassium 4554.82mg 130%
Total Carbohydrates 208.69g 70%
Fiber 14.98g 60%
Sugar 89.22g
Protein 113.56g 227%

Menu Type
Thanksgiving

Source
Author: Susan Ewing

I can't do anything about the the nutrition however, I can do something about the price. Here are the original costs:

Menu Cost: $50.80
Menu Serving Cost: $4.23

Now, take away the price of the turkey and potatoes that I got for free and viola:

Menu Cost: $31.35 (on sale)
Menu Serving Cost: $2.61 (on sale)

You can even get it down to $25 with coupons (which are everywhere this time of year) for the greens beans, soup, stuffing and cranberry sauce. That's right...$25 for Thanksgiving for 12. You can't beat that with a stick!

14 comments:

EmmaP said...

sounds nummy and cheap! now.. maybe someone can cook it for me too! haha!

cat said...

Oh I would love to taste a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Hoosier Homemade said...

Looks like a great menu!
~Liz

Kathie @ my net finds said...

Wonderful menu!

Amy said...

Great tips and finds for sure...

shopannies said...

sounds like a wonderful menu

Cairo Typ0 said...

I'm with cat. I totally miss traditional thanksgiving meals. It sounds like you have a great menu there! :)

blueviolet said...

Yum! I make that green bean casserole too. It's a must! I can't wait for Thanksgiving!

Alicia said...

I'm so glad you posted this because my friend is always looking for gluten free recipes!!

Mrs. Blue said...

Oh my heavens that sounds DEEEEElicious, well, okay, everything except for the turkey...I don't do turkey :)but I love all the sides!

The Blonde Duck said...

I'm all about that apple pecan stuffing.

Tasty Eats At Home said...

Looks like a delicious menu! You're more organized than I am - I still am not sure what all I plan on making. (we usually do semi-pot-luck, I just make some of the "main" dishes) Thanks for linking up!

Sherry said...

Oh, yum! You have a great looking menu, Susie!

Hoosier Homemade said...

Thanks for joining in the fun at Friday Favorites!
~Liz


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