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Our 10 Favorite Quick and Easy Holiday Recipes

Our 10 Favorite Quick and Easy Holiday Recipes - Atlantic Vacation Homes
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The lead-in to the holidays tends to be a mad rush, and planning meals for holiday get togethers can add to the stress. Here are ten simple recipes that we have collected that will make you look like a rock star in the eyes of your family and friends, who will be begging for seconds (if not thirds).

Slow Cooker French Toast - With just a little prep the night before, this is a surefire hit for a late-morning breakfast or brunch.

Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprout Salad - Pro tip: Buy a bag of pre-shredded brussels sprouts to make this already simple dish even simpler.

Spinach, Bacon, and Goat Cheese Frittata - Yum, yum, yum! This is also the kind of recipe that easily forgives substitutions. You can remove the bacon or change out the cheese and add other veggies if you wish. (Photo: Cooking Channel)

Spinach, Bacon, and Goat Cheese Frittata - Cooking Channel

Brie with Jeweled Fruit Compote - This one looks really impressive, but it's so easy, it will create a scandal if your guests find out!

Mexican Bean Salad - This is one of those "a can of this, and a can of that" recipes that tastes like someone's grandmother spent weeks preparing it. (Photo:

Mexican Bean Salad - AllRecipes

Easy Baked Salmon - The simple but yummy marinade is what sets this dish apart.

Eggnog Monte Cristos - An unusual twist on a classic sandwich. (Photo: Food Network)

Eggnog Monte Cristo - Food Network

Apple Butter Pork Loin - This is a cozy and comforting dish for a cold winter's night.

Holiday White Chocolate Popcorn - A very easy and delicious treat that will get rave reviews.

Chocolate Tofu Pie - Don't be scared. This no-bake pie is AWESOME. Your kids (or skeptical friends) would never guess that silken tofu is the key ingredient. (Photo: Kitchen Chick)

No Bake Chocolate Tofu Pie - Kitchen Chick


Happy holidays to you and yours from all of us at Atlantic Vacation Homes!


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