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It’s the most wonderful time of the year where we celebrate with family, friends, loved ones, pets and create memories, give thanks, exchange presents and indulge in delicious food and refreshing beverages. Here are some easy peasy lemon squeezy meal options to enjoy this holiday season. Grab the air fryer, slow cooker, blender, microwave, other kitchen appliances and get started!

Fall Season – Halloween & Thanksgiving

  • Pumpkin soup
  • Butternut squash soup
  • Turkey & cranberry sauce sandwich
  • Glazed ham & cranberry sauce sandwich
  • Stuffing
  • Side of glazed sweet potatoes
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Turkey pesto panini
  • Sweet potato casserole
  • Pumpkin Chai oatmeal
  • Carrot ginger soup
  • Green bean casserole
  • Roasted squash with poached cranberries and goat cheese
  • Corn casserole
  • Potato ham chowder
  • Turkey pot pie
  • Cream of turkey and wild rice soup

Winter Season – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa & New Year’s

  • Latkes
  • Cornish hen
  • Beef tenderloins
  • Gumbo
  • Chili
  • Side of fruit
  • Side of vegetables
  • Stuffed green, red or yellow peppers
  • Cranberry orange oatmeal
  • Roasted chicken sandwich
  • Corn salad with bacon and honey
  • Roasted brussel sprouts
  • Salad (you can include any dressing you’d like such as Caesar, Italian, or balsamic vinaigrette. You can also include any toppings you’d like such as cucumbers, raisins, pecans, cherry tomatoes and more.)
  • Meatballs
  • Braised greens
  • Smoked Salmon dip with crackers, celery sticks, carrots and crackers
  • Roasted pork tenderloins
  • Sauteed green beans and mushrooms
  • Gingerbread waffles
  • Gorgonzola Polenta
  • Shepherd’s pie

We can’t forget about one of the best food options, desserts! The best things in life are sweet.

  • Apple pie
  • Sugar cookies
  • Fruit, yogurt and granola parfait
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Gingerbread cookies
  • Strawberry ice cream
  • Chocolate chip cookies
  • Cheesecake
  • Sweet potato pie
  • Chocolate mint ice cream
  • Pumpkin pie
  • Oatmeal raisin cookies
  • Chocolate ice cream
  • Snickerdoodle cookies
  • Peppermint bark pretzels
  • Frozen yogurt (assorted flavors)
  • Gelato (assorted flavors)

In the event you don’t want to cook or prepare a holiday meal, there are lots of options to order take-out and have it delivered right at your doorstep. You can easily order a holiday meal for your loved one with the click of a few fingers by online ordering at local restaurants or cafes. You could also use food delivery services such as Uber Eats, Postmates, and Grubhub.

Your loved one’s caregiver(s) can also help by ordering a quick holiday meal. If your loved one isn’t in the mood to go grocery shopping with their caregiver(s) during the holidays you can always order groceries online to be delivered at their home. Or you might be feeling extra jolly this holiday season and you can pick up their groceries for them.

Having a simple and easy holiday meal for your loved one is super convenient for your loved one and their caregiver(s). They can spend more time truly enjoying the holidays rather than spending more time in the kitchen.

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