I am excited to be hosting Thanksgiving this year, and have been spending lots of time checking out recipes for the big day. A few weeks ago Produce for Kids released a free and beautiful booklet filled with tasty, healthy and creative Thanksgiving recipes. So my kids and I decided to give one of the recipes a test-drive last week to see if it was Thanksgiving-worthy.
Here’s the original recipe:
We decided we liked the pepper/ranch dressing idea, but wanted to branch out a bit. Here’s what we started with:
For our first turkey, we mixed up equal parts light sour cream and veggie cream cheese:
Then we added some pretzels and came up with this:
For our next turkey, we decided to spice it up. I put some tortillas on a baking sheet, sprayed them with cooking spray and baked them at 350 until they browned up a bit. Then I cut them into strips with a pizza cutter, added some salsa and came up with this:
Then we tried out the original recipe and came up with this:
In the end they were all delicious – and fun to make and eat. These cute little turkeys definitely earned a spot on our Thanksgiving table!
And be sure to check out Produce for Kids’ Festive Flavors Holiday Guide to download your own yummy Thanksgiving recipes.