All Posts In Healthy Holidays

How To NOT Overdo It at Thanksgiving

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, Thanksgiving, November 24, 2009

The key to a guilt-free holiday meal is finding balance without feeling deprived. Use these tips to help you throughout the holidays, not matter where you’ll be celebrating.

Put These On Your Plate: 10 Holiday Must-Haves

by in Healthy Tips, Thanksgiving, November 24, 2009

There’s no lack of choices at Thanksgiving, but certain seasonal foods are busting with nutrients and should take top priority on your plate. If you’re going to indulge, why not load up on the good-for-you stuff? Here’s our list of top 10 picks for your plate.

Thanksgiving Dinner: It Has How Many Calories?!

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, Thanksgiving, November 23, 2009

Most folks have no idea how many calories they’re downing when they fill their holiday plates. Now, we’d never suggest you go without, but you can still eat wisely while you eat well. Use our chart to keep your choices in perspective.

Spotlight Recipes: Cornbread & Dinner Rolls

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 23, 2009

Every year I have this internal debate: Do I make cornbread or rolls for Thanksgiving dinner? This year, I’m going with cornbread, but either of these recipes will make a scrumptious addition to your holiday table. Stick to smaller portions (mini-muffins, anyone?) to save room for the rest of the meal and keep calories inRead more

In My Kitchen: The Thanksgiving Turkey

by in Thanksgiving, November 20, 2009

After a few years of trying fancy stuffings, toppings and glazes, I finally figured out that simple is best when it comes to the Thanksgiving turkey. Here’s how I prepare our turkey year after year — plus, my simple basting recipe.

Spotlight Recipes: Yummy Appetizers for Under 250 Calories

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, November 19, 2009

Looking for some easy and delicious starters for your holiday festivities? Our top appetizer picks are easy to prepare and have less than 250 calories per serving!

Spotlight Recipes: 5 Easy Holiday Sweets

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, November 18, 2009

With fall flavors in season and holiday gatherings just around the corner, we’ve dipped into our Healthy Eats recipe collection for some sweet treats. Serve them up at your next shin-dig or tote them along to a party.

Turkey Talk: To Stuff or Not To Stuff?

by in Food Safety, Thanksgiving, November 18, 2009

Years ago it was unheard of NOT to stuff your turkey. These days, things have changed because we’re hearing more about food-borne illnesses and their risks. The good news is that there’s a way to safely stuff your turkey.

Green Bean Casserole, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Holidays, Meal Makeovers, Thanksgiving, November 16, 2009

With the fried onion topping and heavy cream and cheese mixed in, a typical green bean casserole loads serves up 550 calories in just one side dish. You can still enjoy the classic flavor while slimming down some of the fatty ingredients. Here’s how.

...10...202122...