Tag: Thanksgiving

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.

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!

Win This Carving Set!

by in Giveaway, November 13, 2013

The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving are busy enough; worrying about having the right tools for the feast needn’t add to the stress. With Joseph Joseph’s Duo Carve, a two-in-one Japanese stainless steel knife set, you’ll slice the holiday bird with ease. The 8-inch carving knife and 7 1/2-inch carving fork come with a protectiveRead more

The Veggie Table: Navigating Thanksgiving

by in The Veggie Table, November 8, 2013

Maybe this is your first Thanksgiving as a vegetarian, or perhaps you’re hosting your first vegan guests at a holiday dinner. Just because the traditional turkey takes center stage, it doesn’t mean there can’t be delicious plant-based options for both main dishes and sides that will satisfy you or all of your guests this year.Read more

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