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5 Easy Whole Foods Market Recipes For A No Stress Holiday Meal


Where did the year go? It feels like we blinked and suddenly it was Winter, and now we’re already thinking about the Holidays.

Whether you’re hosting or attending a holiday party, things can get out of hand quickly. There’s decorations, invitations, planning the perfect mix of people, and crafting a menu that has something for everyone. Given all of those anxiety-provoking tasks, let’s take one thing off the list and call it taken care of.

Nowadays, you can invite four people over and have to contend with five different dietary restrictions; invariably someone will also be a vegan, vegetarian, lactose intolerant, or dairy free. Instead of stressing, take a look at these 5 easy and delicious recipes from Whole Foods Market, which all of your guests will love and won’t cause you to have a nervous breakdown while you’re setting the table. Take a breath. The food’s taken care of.

1. Honey-Glazed Five Spice Chicken

1014This Honey-Glazed Five Spice Chicken is beautiful enough to impress just about anyone, but requires under 10 minutes of prep time. Just stick it in the oven and focus on something else!

2. Roasted Butternut Squash with Sage and Cranberries

1216Here’s a vegetable side dish even your sister’s picky kids will love.

3. Creamed Kale


This vegan dish takes less than 10 minutes and is hearty enough to please your most dedicated carnivores.

4. Creamy Brie and Apple Soup



Is there anything more holiday appropriate than a bowl of creamy, hot soup?

5. Frosted Spiced Cupcakes


You’ll never know that these cupcakes are gluten, dairy, and egg -free, and all of your guests will be able to enjoy a holiday-spiced dessert.

Given how easy all of these recipes are, you’ll have time to get yourself all dolled up and even enjoy your holiday party!

Photos: Whole Foods Market

This post is sponsored by Whole Foods Market.

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  • alma

    hey lady where’s the Apple and brie soup recipe!

  • DeanaCal

    Apple Brie Soup – no linky! :(