Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Sauce

Trying to incorporate more vegetables into your meals this year?  Two of our favorite attachments for vegetable prep are being featured this month.  First up is the blender with this roasted eggplant and red pepper sauce.  Sauce is a very familiar and easy food to use to introduce new or more vegetables into your life, especially if you are also cooking for kids.  This one goes well with pasta, as a dipping sauce for bread, or a sauce for meat.

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Mashed Potato Bread

Sandwiches are high on the list when it comes to ways to use up Thanksgiving leftovers.  However, if your gatherings are anything like ours, any kind of bread or roll from the Thanksgiving meal is usually devoured day of.  Enter mashed potato bread.  Use up a leftover the next day AND have bread for those turkey sandwiches.

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Pizza Meatloaf

Most everyone loves pizza.  Meatloaf?  Maybe not.  But why meatballs and not meatloaf?  Why stuffed and flavored hamburgers and not meatloaf?  Perhaps it’s the name, or perhaps it’s the look of it.  But take all the familiar flavors of pizza and incorporate it into the loaf, roll it up with pepperoni and cheese and top with sauce and more cheese, and hopefully this recipe will change your mind about the humble meatloaf.

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