Whole Foods for the Holidays: a real food progressive dinner

As the holiday dinners and parties are quickly approaching, the need for preparing good, wholesome, and nourishing foods becomes ever present. Luckily for you, a few of my favorite bloggers and I are teaming up to share our favorite Whole Foods for the Holidays!

A progressive dinnerreal food style!

This progressive dinner is from 2010, but contain dozens of recipes on each blog. Click each blogger’s recipe and you’ll be taken to not only their recipe, but their link up where lots of other bloggers shared their favorites as well!

October 19 – Wardeh from GNOWFGLINS starts us off with soup –

a Corn and Mushroom Chowder

October 26 – Katie over at Kitchen Stewardship shares her favorite appetizer –

Sweet Potato Garlic Spread

November 2 – Donielle (that’s me!) will be serving salad right here at Naturally Knocked Up

Wheat Berry Salad

November 9 – Enjoy wonderful bread dishes with Diana at A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa

Whole Wheat Sprouted Bread

November 16Main dishes will be served at Keeper of the Home with Stephanie –

Nourishing Breakfast Casserole

November 23 – Extra side dishes are always a must! Join Kimi at The Nourishing Gourmet

Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffing

November 30 – Kate at Modern Alternative Mama hosts our week on desserts.

Chocolate Walnut Fudge

December 7Drinks will be served at Frugal Granola with Michele.

Russian Tea

Do you cook wonderfully healthy foods! You can join us as well!! Each hostess will have a linky available for you to post a link to your own recipe. To participate all you need to do is post a recipe that fits the theme of the week, include the progressive dinner button in your post (html buttons below)

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About Donielle

Donielle is an amateur herbalist and natural momma to two littles (with another babe in heaven) after dealing with being less than fertile. She has a passion for nourishing nutrition, natural living, and spreading the word on how food truly affects our health.


  1. Oh, I’m so excited for this!!

  2. Sounds yummy!

  3. I’d love to join the lineup :) Is there space available for December?

    donielle Reply:

    @Stephinie, Actually we have a hostess for each week, but we’d love for you to join in and link up a recipe when you can! Just head to the hostesses blog and enter a link to your recipe so everyone can check it out!

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