Weeknight Meal Planner: Holiday Meals

Food is a central part of any holiday celebration. We've put together five meals that will add a little cheer and a lot of ease to your weeknight meals during the holidays.
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    Stuffed French Toast
    Black Friday Breakfast
    If you love to kick off the Christmas season with 5 am runs to Best Buy and Wal-Mart the day after Thanksgiving, be sure to fuel up first with a hearty breakfast.
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    Chicken Enchilada Casserole
    Tree Trimming Supper
    Fuel little (and big) hands for hanging ornaments, tossing tinsel, and stringing lights with this hearty Mexican-inspired casserole. It features favorite Mexican flavors like chiles, cumin, coriander, and of course–lots of cheese!
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    Red Bean Chili
    Casual Open House
    Skip the fancy cocktail and appetizer party plans and invite friends over to enjoy a steaming hot bowl of chili with all the fixin's. This classic chili simmers in the slow cooker and makes entertaining during the busy holiday season oh so easy.
  4. 4
    Simple Roast Chicken
    Cozy Christmas Eve
    Keep Christmas Eve dinner super-simple with this easy and elegant roast chicken.
  5. 5
    Black-Eyed Peas and Rice with Andouille Sausage
    New Year's Eve
    Southerners believe that eating black-eyed peas brings good luck in the new year; spice up those humble peas with spicy andouillle sausage for a satisfying one-dish meal.
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    Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake
    The perfect end to any holiday meal, this cheesecake is sure to be a family favorite.