Wait for it...
The campground opens tomorrow at noon and Brandon wants to get there early and wait in line to get a good spot. This means Thanksgiving dinner just after popping up the camper. Challenge accepted!
I decided to make it today and have it ready to go tomorrow morning vs getting up at the buttcrack of dawn and being a total bitch all day. I'm not sugar coating it - you all know it happens. I also did not want to bake a stupid turkey and make a stupid casserole. I can down without the traditional bird, but I wanted to keep the essence of the holiday plate. Here's what I came up with.
I made these three items in muffin tins.
May I just say this was a huge success?? I even healthied up the dessert a bit. Word of warning - the stuffing and green beans really need to be in a muffin liner - they are not meant to setup like an actual muffin so it could potentially make a giant mess.
Now for the transport...the good thing is that we can heat it up and bring it warm with us to the campsite. I took some shallow takeout containers and created a personal thanksgiving meal. Tomorrow all I have to do is pop these puppies in the microwave and put them in an insulated bag. Let's keep our fingers crossed for a success!
I think this method will also keep me from overeating tomorrow. Gotta stay focused on those goals! T-18 days until swim suit goes on!
Bonus tip: put together baggies of these muffins and pop them in the freezer so that you can have a thanksgiving dinner any day of the week!