Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today is my last day of work until next Monday, so I wanted to wish you all a VERY Happy Thanksgiving! I have so much to be thankful for this year including all the wonderful people in my life (which means you, too), my health, a roof over my head and clothes on my back just to name a few. God bless you all!

We are headed to my grandparents' tomorrow and this is what I'm bringing. This website is A-MAZING! I've used several of their recipes and they're always a big hit and taste SO yummy!

Winter Fruit Pasta Salad - Special Occasions - Eat Better America: "Pastabilities? Try apples, pears, cranberries and a tangy orange dressing. From eatbetteramerica.
Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:50 min
makes:8 servings

1cup uncooked small pasta shells (4 oz)
1medium apple, chopped
1medium pear, chopped
4medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4cup chopped pecans
1/4cup dried cranberries
1/3cup fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
3tablespoons orange marmalade
1/2teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4teaspoon salt
1.Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
2.In large glass or plastic bowl, mix pasta, apple, pear, onions, pecans and cranberries. In small bowl, mix all remaining ingredients; stir into pasta mixture.
3.Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving: Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 30); Total Fat 3g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 210mg; Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 11g); Protein 2g % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 0%; Iron 4% Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Grains
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet."

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7 comments:

Lil' Woman said...

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Nezzy said...

Here's wishing your a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family.

God bless ya'll

Summer (BisforBrown) said...

yum!!!!! pastabilities! HA!
Happy Thanksgiving, sweets!

ModernMom said...

That really does sound amazing!
Happy Thanksgiving!

MissJody said...

ummm...sounds great :)
Have a great stuffed day!!

Kristen said...

Hope you had a very happy Thanksgiving!

Angela said...

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving!