Tag: side dishes

A Healthier Spin on Candied Yams

by in Robin's Healthy Take, November 28, 2013

Ever wonder how many calories get racked up at the Thanksgiving table? On average, Americans consume 4,500 calories the day of the feast, and that’s not including breakfast, appetizers or a midnight turkey sandwich. But a little nutritional knowledge is power.

Healthy Swaps: Side Dishes

by in Meal Makeovers, January 28, 2011

Side dishes are supposed to be an accompaniment, but many favorites can jam in more calories than you want for an entire meal. Lighten up your plate with these healthy (but still delicious) substitutions.