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Make ahead holiday recipes

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Looking for make ahead holiday recipe ideas? You’ll find a combination of Asian and Western-inspired flavors from savory proteins to refreshing vegetables and healthy sweets.

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Lamb korma


Lamb Korma recipe with boneless leg of lamb is creamy, rich, and keto. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this lamb stew!

Orange roasted chicken


Roasted spatchcock chicken with maple orange spathcock chicken marinade is the best roast chicken recipe for the holidays!

Garlic chili sauce


Homemade chili garlic sauce recipe ready in 15 mins.! Inspired by huy fong garlic chili sauce but more fresh, garlicky, and healthy!

Butternut squash soup


Roasted Whole Butternut Squash 3 ways! From the best roasted butternut squash soup with carrots to toasted butternut squash seeds for Whole30 snacks!

Whole30 salad dressings


Whole30 Salad Dressing Recipes from carrot ginger to sweet basil and more! Perfect for meal prep or Whole30, Paleo, Keto, Vegan, and Gluten-Free dressing!

Granola yogurt parfait


Paleo Granola Yogurt Parfait made grain-free! With fruit compote, dairy-free yogurt and crunchy granola. Best Paleo strawberry yogurt parfait on the go!

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