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turkey tinfoil and lightened-up pumpkin pie

How to make a turkey with tin foil. Fun way to present Thanksgiving leftovers!

Looking for a quick way to make your guests smile this Thanksgiving? Turkey tinfoil to-go bags will do the trick! They are really easy to make and will turn leftovers into a fun present to take home.

Turkey tin foil to go bag

Here’s how to make the turkey tinfoil to-go bags: Place your leftovers in the middle of a piece of tinfoil and fold over the top on both sides. Pinch one end of the tinfoil and shape up to form the beak – then pinch in the other end and fan the tinfoil out and make a few cuts down to mimic turkey feathers. Stick pretty feathers in the bottom and present to your guests with a smile.

lightened-up pumpkin-pie

Although offering leftovers is a great way to ensure guests don’t over eat during the Thanksgiving feast. another way is by offering lightened-up version of your favorite rich foods. I am glad to be partnering with Truvia® Baking Blend today to share this recipe for lightened-up pumpkin pie. It’s a favorite around our house and it’ll save your guests some calories without sacrificing the indulgence of the day.

To make the pumpkin pie:

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Prepare your desired pastry crust.
  3. Mix 1 can pumpkin (15oz), 1 can (12oz ) evaporated milk and 3 eggs until blended. Add in 1/3 cup Truvia® Baking Blend, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice, and 1/8 tsp of salt. Mix until uniform.
  4. Add mixture into prepared pastry crust.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  6. Cool completely on wire rack.
  7. Add whipped topping if desired.

Enter to win a healthy holiday baking kit with Truvia® Baking Blend #HealthierHolidays Baking Sweepstakes and for other lightened-up holiday recipe inspiration check out my new healthy holiday baking Pinterest board.

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Compensation for this post was provided by Cargill®. The opinions expressed are all mine and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Cargill®.

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