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How To Build A Healthy Mocktail

by in Healthy Holidays, December 6, 2013

Everyone can join in on the holiday cheers with virgin cocktails on hand. Even sans alcohol, these sippers can get heavy on calories and sugar. This holiday season build a healthy mocktail using these simple guidelines.

Mix-and-Match Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

by in Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, November 23, 2013

  Thanksgiving isn’t exactly the time to obsess over calories. That said, if you’re watching what you eat, don’t feel like you have to sit on the culinary sidelines of everyone’s favorite food holiday. This lineup includes healthy options for all of the traditional highlights of the feast: turkey, green vegetable, orange vegetable, stuffing, potatoesRead more

10 Thanksgiving Dishes for Special Diets

by in Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, November 22, 2013

If you have guests with special dietary needs coming over this holiday (the vegan nephew, the aunt with the nut allergy, the gluten-free neighbors, the sibling on the paleo diet), there’s no need to fret. Gluten-Free Quinoa is a high-protein, gluten-free grain that’s easy to cook and reheat, making it even more holiday-friendly. Recipe: QuinoaRead more

Healthy Hanukkah-Thanksgiving Recipes

by in Healthy Holidays, November 18, 2013

Next week we’ll be celebrating Thanksgivukkah, or Thanksgiving + Hanukkah. It’s when the first full day of Hanukkah falls on Turkey Day. The last time this happened was in 1888, and it won’t happen again for many moons (79,000 years to be exact). Make your Thanksgivukkah table extra special with an array of healthy, Hanukkah fare combined with traditional Thanksgiving ingredients.

Food Fight!: Turkey White Meat vs. Dark Meat

by in Healthy Holidays, November 17, 2013

It’s the perpetual Thanksgiving debate: turkey legs or breast meat? We all have our taste preferences, but which one is healthier? Find out in this Thanksgiving food fight!

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Mains

by in Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, November 15, 2013

You don’t need a turkey at the center of the table to make Thanksgiving a special day! Here are delicious dishes that can take the spotlight at your vegetarian feast.

Which Halloween Candies are the Least Scary?

by in Healthy Holidays, October 29, 2013

Doorbells across America are about to start ringing! But for the health-conscious among us, there’s no need to be scared off by all sweets. Before digging into bags of sugary loot, check out this lineup of candies.

Make Your Own Fruit Lollipops

by in Healthy Holidays, October 22, 2013

There’s no escaping sugar when it comes to a lollipop–but you can steer clear of artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. Just in time for Halloween, here’s how to make your own delicious suckers with natural flavorings.

22 Healthy Rosh Hashanah Recipes

by in Healthy Holidays, September 3, 2013

Celebrate the Jewish New Year with these delicious recipes. Each recipe is not only healthy, but is also suitable for a kosher-style meat-based meal. And don’t forget to pick up local apples and honey from your farmers market for a sweet start to the New Year.