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Spotlight Recipes: Christmas Breakfast

by in Healthy Holidays, December 23, 2009

If your house is anything like mine on Christmas morning, you’ve got your hands full. I want to serve something easy, yet special, and light enough that everyone won’t be ready for a nap before we open presents. Here are some festive ideas, complete with a bubbly cocktail. Blood Orange Bellini Blueberry Almond French ToastRead more

Make Your Own Mulled Wine (or Cider)

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, December 23, 2009

This holiday favorite is guaranteed to get smiles out of your guests. If you’re a mulled wine virgin, no worries — it’s super simple to whip up a delicious batch in no time.

Spotlight Recipes: A Meaty Christmas Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, December 21, 2009

When it comes to Christmas dinner, anything goes. Every family has their favorite classic dishes, but we like to mix up each year with simple, yet elegant dishes. This holiday, we’re doing a lighter, steak house inspired meal – but without all those extra calories.

Hosting a Healthy Holiday Party

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 14, 2009

You may be convinced the ultimate holiday party spread includes a fatty cheese ball, sugary cookies and loads of alcohol, but healthy and tasty fare is possible. Here are top tips for planning and a bunch of recipes for your shindig.

Katie's Healthy Bites: More Homemade Gift Ideas

by in Healthy Holidays, December 13, 2009

As a chef, I love using my culinary creativity when giving gifts, and these are a few ideas I’ve tried that foodies will appreciate and be sure to use.

The Veggie Table: Veg-Friendly Foodie Gifts

by in Healthy Holidays, The Veggie Table, December 12, 2009

Sure, there are faux-leather belts or wool-free sweater that you think might be perfect for that vegetarian or vegan friend, but you can be more creative than that. If you need some gift ideas for the veggie lover in your life, read on for some of my favorites.

Healthy Eats Gift Guide: What to Make & Share

by in Healthy Holidays, December 8, 2009

‘Tis the season for gift giving. Instead of swapping piles of high calorie foods (there are enough of those to go around already) check out our fresh and fun gift ideas.

Spotlight Recipes: Hanukkah Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, December 7, 2009

Each year for Hanukkah I serve up an Israeli-inspired dinner followed by traditional Hanukkah desserts. This menu is a big hit with all our friends (and http://blog.healthyeats.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=12333&message=1their kids).

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Pizzelle Cookie Ornaments

by in Healthy Holidays, December 6, 2009

Cookies are a big part of the holiday season. We all have our favorites along with those nostalgic family recipes. Usually when I bake a fresh batch, the family scarfs them up quickly, but I have clever, crafty way to preserve some of that holiday spirit — cookie ornaments.

Spotlight Recipe: Crispy Rice Squares

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, December 5, 2009

Crispy Rice Treats are a year-round favorite, but a dash of food coloring and a little less butter make them a healthy, holiday treat.

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