Seasonal Recipes to Cook in December Recipe Collection
Make your December stress-free with this collection of seasonal salads, sides, entrees, baking and desserts.
Unlike most pre-prepared crab cakes, which are deep-fried these let the flavor and succulence of the crab lead the way. The result is not only more delicious, but better for you, too. The crab is lightly seasoned with herbs and scallions, then held together with a minimal amount of canola oil mayonnaise, egg and breadcrumbs. The cakes brown up beautifully with just a small amount of heart-healthy canola oil.
Serve these meatballs with dipping sauce for your next special occasion.
This stunning dish is like a savory bread pudding studded with colorful, spring vegetables and full of rich flavor. By using canola oil and a mix of whole eggs and egg whites, you get the sumptuous flavor of most breakfast bakes without the saturated fat. This dish makes entertaining a breeze since you prepare it the night before. In the morning, just pop it in the oven, then relax and enjoy your guests.
This mouthwatering recipe makes serving pancakes to a crowd a cinch. The batter is simply poured in a skillet and baked into one big, golden brown, apple-filled pancake, eliminating the need to stand over a hot stove flipping flapjacks. Using canola oil, whole-grain flour and unpeeled apple gives you the best in taste and health.
These scrumptious, savory crêpes are easy to make and will bring an elegant flair to your special brunch menu. Using canola oil in the crêpe batter rather than butter and replacing some of the white flour with whole-grain flour makes the crêpes healthier without sacrificing their rich, decadent taste.
Curl up by the fire and enjoy the taste of winter with this decadent soup.
A classic featuring a healthful whole grain: barley!
"I use canola oil in this recipe because its mild flavor doesn't over power the delicate sweetness of the dressing. Plus, it adds a boost of good nutrition and omega-3 fat!"
Peppery arugula and sweet-spicy glazed butternut squash bring lively contrasts to this colorful winter salad. Canola oil’s light texture and neutral flavor make it an excellent base for the glaze, allowing the chipotle chile and maple syrup to shine through.
This colorful dressing has layers of flavor that make a delicious side dish on its own as well as part of the Turkey Roulade.
Nothing beats cooking with apples and cranberries for the holidays and this homemade sauce combines the two fruits for a show-stopping side dish.
With its nutrient-packed wild rice, bell peppers, walnuts, and raisins, this dish offers a range of health benefits and a rainbow of colors. The visual appeal and Latin tastes of will impress your friends and family when served at your next holiday fiesta.
Try this for a weeknight supper - buy the tenderloin on the way home from work one night, marinade overnight, and bake or grill it the next day.
No need to season the turkey skin, since it will be thrown away. But first tuck lemon zest, thyme and sage leaves under the skin so these flavors can penetrate the meat.
Turkey should be served more than a few times a year. It's economical, oh-so-good for an entrée and yields great leftovers for limitless recipes. Take a break from the norm of sage or rosemary and try a garden fresh, lemon-dill approach on your turkey. Canola oil lets these bright flavors shine through. Slow cooking also helps the dish retain its juices for an extra rich and effortless au jus.
When the weather outside is frightful, satisfy your sweet tooth in the kitchen with these festive snowballs. Canola oil highlights the delicious apricot, almond and vanilla flavors!
Typically an Amish dessert, and not really a pie. Mostly like cupcake tops that are sandwiched with a filling. These are extremely moist. Kids will love these and so will the parents at a holiday event.
These Gingerbread people are mixture of spicy and sweet. Canola makes a perfect texture for this traditional cookie.
These individual cheesecakes are a healthier twist on the classic dessert with dried pears, gingersnaps and canola oil. Sugar plums will be dancing in your head with each bite!
Ring in the season with peppermint-topped, chocolate cupcakes. Canola oil makes the cupcakes light and fluffy. These bite-sized, mouth-watering treats will get your guests in the mood to celebrate the holidays in style!